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Hunting licenses are on sale now; here are the links

Elk trudge through the snow northwest of Cortez in this photo from 2012.

Over-the-counter hunting licenses with caps and over-the-counter unlimited licenses are available for purchase online, by phone at 1-800-244-5613, or at CPW locations and license agents.

Leftover limited licenses (after primary and leftover draws) went on sale in person and by phone at 9 a.m. Aug. 2. These licenses became available online starting at midnight on Aug. 3. The list of leftover licenses available for purchase is available at cpw.state.co.us/thingstodo/Pages/BigGame.aspx.

All purchases require a current and valid photo ID, proof of residency, social security number and a Hunter Education card, unless the hunter was born on or before Jan. 1, 1949. Online verification requires input of the hunter education information located on the card and the state in which it was issued. Bring this card with you for in-person sales.

Resources and information are available at cpw.state.co.us/BuyApply/pages/hunting.aspx. If you have questions about hunting, contact Colorado Parks and Wildlife at 303-297-1192.