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2019 Wyoming And Arizona Draw Odds Now Available

Now updated 2019 Wyoming and Arizona draw odds

We are excited to announce that 2019 draw odds for Wyoming and Arizona are now available on INSIDER!

Wyoming and Arizona draw odds have been released on their own standalone draw odds page. More states will follow shortly, but we wanted to get these two states out first because they are the most timely due to application deadlines.

What's the reason for a standalone draw odds page for WY & AZ?

For the past six months we have been completely rebuilding everything on INSIDER. The INSIDER research platform just hit our four year anniversary, so it's time for a completely new set of code to increase performance and allow more research functionality; these new enhancements are going to be huge for all users! You will see a new interface, faster load times, additional filtering functionality on Filtering 2.0 and new enhancements on Draw Odds.

Unfortunately, this complete INSIDER rebuild has taken longer than we originally anticipated. Because the western application season is upon us, we released a standalone draw odds experience for Wyoming and Arizona. This release encompasses everything you need to start your 2019 research on these two states. Currently, you'll only find the new draw odds on the standalone draw odds experience for Wyoming and Arizona and you will not see the updated information on Filtering 2.0 until the middle of January.

New feature added for Wyoming in 2019!

We now break out the Applications By Point Level BELOW the draw cut-off line in Wyoming and you can see those trends for the past four years. This information has never been available for Wyoming and you won’t find it in any of our competitors draw odds either.

But why is it important?

Trust us, it’s a game changer! For the first time, you can see exactly how many applicants you might be competing with for licenses going into the 2019 draw. Previously you only had a total of how many didn’t draw and had no idea how many of those might have been at your same point level. Now you do, and it’s one more critical piece of the puzzle that can help put a tag in your pocket!

Applications by point level in Wyoming draw odds

Screenshot example of the new Wyoming enhancement.

Check out the video below for more information on this new Wyoming feature


How to access the 2019 Wyoming & Arizona draw odds?

At the top of the goHUNT homepage, there is a giant orange bar with a direct link to the 2019 Wyoming and Arizona draw odds.

How to access 2019 Wyoming and Arizona draw odds

Once you click on that link, you will be taken to this standalone draw odds page for Wyoming and Arizona.

2019 Wyoming and Arizona standalone draw odds experience

From there you can select either Arizona or Wyoming to view all of the updated 2019 draw odds. You can click on the link below to start researching your draw odds for Wyoming and Arizona.

Click here to see 2019 Wy & AZ Draw Odds

How do you access all the other states in the time being?

In the meantime, if you want to review 2017 draw odds for the other states on INSIDER, you can access those anytime through the INSIDER drop-down in the navigation bar or from the 2019 standalone page by clicking the link that lives inside the 2019 update image (see screenshot below). Or you can access the other state’s 2017 draw odds directly here

How to view other states 2018 draw odds

When will the rest of the states draw odds and enhancements go live?

By mid-January, all of the other state’s updated draw odds will be live on INSIDER as well as all new functionality on Filtering 2.0. Stay tuned for updates on more enhancements we are rolling out with in 2019. Best of luck in the 2019 draws! Feel free to reach out to us at any time if you have questions.

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Trail K.
Trail K. - posted 1 month ago on 01-28-2019 10:05:29 am
goHUNT Team

@ Ramon P

Thanks for the feedback, the hunt you are referring to is hunt number 3094 on page 23 of the new AZ elk regs. It's valid within the Black Mountain Hunt Area in unit 27 on those Aug 9-22 dates. Hope that helps!

Ramon P. - posted 1 month ago on 01-25-2019 09:33:17 pm
goHUNT INSIDER

GoHunt Team, I'm looking at an antlerless elk hunt on the 2019 Arizona draw odds and was researching Unit 27 with "Any Legal Weapon" selected and it shows a hunt from August 9, 2019 - August 22, 2019. When I go to the AZ elk hunt draw information booklet to see which hunt # that is I don't see any corresponding dates for Unit 27 that match. I see Oct 18 - Oct 24, 2019 and Oct 25 - Oct 31, 2019 for General. Is this a discrepancy or am I missing something?
Love the new draw odds and appreciate all your work to get them live!
Ramon

Brady J. Miller
Brady M. - posted 2 months ago on 01-17-2019 09:20:41 am
Las Vegas, NV
goHUNT Team

@Seth - I can do you one better bud :) That article is currently stickied and will be there all the way through July on your INSIDER Basecamp page. You can find that if you hover over your name in the upper right hand corner. Then while hovering your mouse over that, click on INSIDER Basecamp. Or use this direct link here: https://www.gohunt.com/insider-basecamp

Once there, you will see the 2019 app deadline article stickied in the corner, and also there is a "Dates & Deadlines" calendar below that.

Hope that helps!

SETH D. - posted 2 months ago on 01-17-2019 03:03:31 am
Sunny New Mexico
goHUNT INSIDER

Can we make the 2019 draw deadlines a sticky somewhere?

Trail K.
Trail K. - posted 2 months ago on 01-08-2019 10:53:49 am
goHUNT Team

@ Jordan H

Currently the updated WY & AZ odds exist on the stand alone page and as you may have noticed that does not yet link back to the unit profiles. Those links will be reinstated in the coming weeks as we complete the rebuild of the Filtering 2.0 and unit profile portion of the site. Harvest success is still filterable on the Filtering 2.0 portion of the site that you are likely familiar with. You can open your INSIDER account, click on Wyoming under the Filtering 2.0 header then select your species and the filters are there on the right side of the page. All the filters there are still applicable except the odds, which like I said exist on the stand alone page. We will have everything completed and the site will function as it normally did within the next couple weeks, only it will be alot quicker!

Jordan Hoaglund_10100276394475985
Jordan H. - posted 2 months ago on 01-07-2019 08:42:49 pm

I’m not able to filter by harvest success in the new WY page? Is there a way to do that?

Brady J. Miller
Brady M. - posted 2 months ago on 01-07-2019 03:23:54 pm
Las Vegas, NV
goHUNT Team

Hey Jon. I'm putting the final touches on the 2019 Wyoming Application Strategy article and it will go live tomorrow afternoon on goHUNT. This is probably my favorite app strategy article to date. Lots of great gems in this one!

Jon U. - posted 2 months ago on 01-07-2019 03:05:45 pm
goHUNT INSIDER

Do you guys plan to release an updated Application Strategy article for Wyoming elk for 2019? If so, when?

Trail K.
Trail K. - posted 2 months ago on 01-07-2019 02:41:27 pm
goHUNT Team

@ Steven P

It would save you from fronting the cost of the license and the $15 app fee per species. The point cost itself is the same. If you can front the cost of the license and go hunting this fall should you draw, its worth applying for it. Wyoming does offer a portion of their tags in the random draw.

Steven P. - posted 2 months ago on 01-07-2019 02:11:13 pm
goHUNT INSIDER

@Trail K.

Thanks. Then I should wait for the point only period since it looks like it's a bit cheaper.

Trail K.
Trail K. - posted 2 months ago on 01-07-2019 01:59:57 pm
goHUNT Team

@ Steven P

You can only get one one preference point per species a year. So if you apply and are unsuccessful in the draw you will get a point. You cannot then purchase a second point during the point only period.

Steven P. - posted 2 months ago on 01-07-2019 01:56:41 pm
goHUNT INSIDER

Thanks Trail. If I applied during the 2019 draw and wasn't successful, I would get a point. Can I then get the preference point only during the July 2nd to Oct 31st period so that I would then have 2 points going into the 2020 draw?

Trail K.
Trail K. - posted 2 months ago on 01-07-2019 01:54:01 pm
goHUNT Team

@ Steven P

If you want to purchase points only for 2019 you can do so from July 2nd to Oct 31st via the Wyoming Game and Fish Website. Going into the 2020 draw you would have 1 point. Hope that helps!

Steven P. - posted 2 months ago on 01-07-2019 01:51:14 pm
goHUNT INSIDER

I'm new to Wyoming hunting and want to start building preference points. I'm assuming I can only get 1 preference point per species per hunting year. Does the preference point only sale that happens around the fall apply to 2019 or does it apply to 2020? In other words did I already miss my opportunity to buy just a preference point without having to go through the application process?

Trail K.
Trail K. - posted 2 months ago on 01-04-2019 03:51:52 pm
goHUNT Team

@ Todd C

Haha, we are happy to review any examples you have but in the one provided I can indeed tell you that 100% of the applicants that applied for the 63 Type 2 Special antelope tag drew with 0 points. In fact, if you review the random odds report in addition to the preference point report you will see that there were 5 permits in the random pool and only 3 remaining first choice applicants. That means that there were 2 applicants that drew as a 2nd choice! If you have some other examples please feel free to reach out to me at trail@gohunt.com and we will take a deep dive into them!

TODD C. - posted 2 months ago on 01-04-2019 03:25:56 pm
goHUNT INSIDER

There are numerous errors in these draw odds, common Trail Bro, don't do me like this. 63 antelope was not 100% at zero points in either type 1 or type 2 tags. There are several others, it appears to me your data has issues in units that have type 2 tags listed in the odds.....

Trail K.
Trail K. - posted 2 months ago on 01-04-2019 10:43:46 am
goHUNT Team

@ James W

If you apply you'll pay the full price of the license, the app fee, and this year a 2.5% processing fee of the total. If you do not draw you will receive a refund for for the license fee, minus $50 for the point. You won't receive a refund for the app fee or the new processing fee.

James W. - posted 2 months ago on 01-04-2019 10:29:02 am
Austin, Texas
goHUNT INSIDER

I have a general question about points in WY. In the past I have purchased my points during the point only period, non resident. If I apply during the draw, and do not draw I am then awarded a point correct? I know there is a non refundable $15 app fee, and I pay for the tag that is refundable. If I do not draw do I then pay the $52 for the elk point or is it deducted from the tag price or is it only the $15 app fee (ie cheaper than buying the point during the point only period)?

Chris P.
Chris P. - posted 2 months ago on 01-04-2019 09:40:17 am
Las Vegas, Nevada
goHUNT Team

Pedro, yes we are actively working on Washington now and should have it live well before their 2019 app deadline.

Seth, great idea. Its on our enhancement list for later this year.

Gary, we understand your frustration. We are in the middle of completely re-building INSIDER so its going to be a lot faster and include some new features. That re-build took a lot longer than expected which resulted in our WY odds being released later than we would have liked. I do want to point out that our WY odds are better than ever. We now include applicants by each point level which is a big value add. Once again though, you are right we are a little late this year and we apologize for that.

Jay, we haven't updated Filtering 2.0 or Unit Profiles yet. Those are apart of our bigger re-build. We just wanted to get draw odds live ASAP since the WY and AZ apps are open. We will have those other features updated in the next few weeks. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Matthew, our new WY and AZ odds went live yesterday afternoon. Not 100% sure what you are referring to. Please email us at INSIDER@gohunt.com or call (702) 847-8747 Ext. 4 so we can get you sorted out. Thanks!

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Matthew R. - posted 2 months ago on 01-04-2019 07:44:38 am
goHUNT INSIDER

Has the new draw odds page been done all morning? I can't get the tabs for the states to show on that page.

Jay K. - posted 2 months ago on 01-04-2019 05:50:56 am
Dallas, TX
goHUNT INSIDER

Maybe I missed them. But, I don't see the filters for % Public Land or Harvest Success %. Will those filters be added to WY and AZ? Thanks.

Gary H. - posted 2 months ago on 01-04-2019 04:33:12 am
goHUNT INSIDER

Took you long enough.

These results for Wyoming were posted a long time ago and instead of viewing your service (That people like me pay for) I got frustrated waiting on you guys and got online and looked them up for free.

That is frustrating...and actually getting kind of old to the end user such as myself.

SETH D. - posted 2 months ago on 01-04-2019 01:39:53 am
Sunny New Mexico
goHUNT INSIDER

How about Javelina for Arizona and New Mexico?

pete_sandoval_2008
Pedro S. - posted 2 months ago on 01-03-2019 09:02:49 pm
Sunnyside wa
goHUNT INSIDER

Is Washington going to be added this year?