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Resident Capped Elk Zones

Available tags for resident capped general season elk zones

Resident Capped Tags for 2024 seasons will become available on July 10, 2024

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Notice: Capped Elk Zone tags can sell out very quickly.


Use the table below to determine availability of these over-the-counter hunts. Looking for nonresident tags?

  • As zones become sold out, they will be indicated below
  • Available tags are not updated in real-time
  • Sold out tags that are returned will be sold on each scheduled Returned Tag Sale date
  • Tags are first-come, first-served

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Call toll-free: 1-800-554-8685

Capped Elk Zone Tags

Residents only. Tags available starting July 10, 2024 at 10:00am MT. Sawtooth zone tags available beginning July 12, 2024. 
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Elk Zone - Tag TypeTags availableTags remaining
Bear River - B Tag441Sold Out
Big Desert - B Tag248Sold Out
Diamond Creek - A Tag1,330Sold Out
Dworshak - B Tag2,1181,474
Elk City - A Tag545240
Elk City - B Tag1,131Sold Out
Lolo - A Tag12881
Lolo - B Tag630557
Middle Fork - A Tag1,1681,124
Middle Fork - B Tag925719
Pioneer - B Tag494Sold Out
Salmon - B Tag1,792Sold Out
Sawtooth - A Tag **875

In-Person -- Sold Out

Online Only -- Sold Out

Sawtooth - B Tag **1,522

In-Person -- Sold Out

Online Only -- Sold Out

Selway - A Tag17993
Selway - B Tag480244
Smoky-Bennett - B Tag692Sold Out
Weiser River - B Tag3,5601,024
* Tags not available until July 15, 2024.

Notice: 5-day waiting period rule

Resident hunters who apply for a controlled hunt must wait five days after tags become available to purchase a capped elk zone tag. Those who wait can begin purchasing tags on July 15 at 10 a.m. MT.

Returned Sold-out Tags

Any returned tags from sold out resident capped zones will be sold using the returned sold-out tag process.
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Sawtooth Elk Zone Tags

Sawtooth Elk Zone tags are available for sale to residents on July 12, 2024. These tags sell out quickly.

  • Half of the tags will be sold in-person at vendors only starting at 10 a.m. MT.
  • The remaining half of the tags will be sold online and phone only, starting at 1 p.m. MT.