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San Carlos Hunting

San Carlos Big Game Draw Raffle Coues De

The San Carlos Apache Reservation is considered a premier area to hunt coues deer. It has become a favorite species among hunters to harvest and a real challenge. Carlos Coues Deer Big Game Hunting lottery draw there is a $26.00 non-refundable fee to enter. 

  1. There is a $26.00 non-refundable application fee for entering the Big Game Hunting lottery for the Antelope, Deer, and Elk drawing.

  2. Successful hunters that are drawn will be charged accordingly to their draw choices starting with their first choice through eighteen etc, per species. 

  3. An alternative list will be made available by the Recreation & Wildlife Department for hunters unable to hunt and/or were drawn successfully in other areas (if you draw your first choice your credit card will be charged immediately or submitted check will be processed.

  4. For Coues Deer unit A, B, C you DO NOT require a Tribal Hunting guide.

  5. For Coues Deer unit D, and R100c you DO require a Tribal Hunting guide and the hunter cannot separate from their guide.

  6. To email

Coues Deer Application
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Q: "Do you have a lottery for Coues Deer permits?"

A: Yes - You can apply for the Big Game Lottery Draw for Coues Deer."A: Yes - You can apply online for the Big Game Lottery Draw for Coues Deer. The lottery cost to apply is $26.00. If your name is drawn in the lottery, you will then be charged for the price of Coues Deer tag which is a separate fee.

Q: "How do I apply for one of your hunts?"

A: Apply contact the San Carlos Apache Recreation & Wildlife Department.

Q: "Do I require a Tribal Hunting Guide for Coues Deer?"

A: If you apply for a Coues Deer Tag in unit A, B, C, you do not require a Tribal Hunting Guide.

If you apply for a Coues Deer Tag in unit D or RC 100/c you do require a Tribal Hunting Guide.

Q: "How do I send my completed BGH Application form?

A:  You can visit the office during office hours but suggest you call ahead. You can fax your form. You can upload / email your completed form to

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