Press Release

Enter now for second controlled hunt drawing

Didn't draw in the first round? It's not too late to apply for the second controlled hunt drawing for over 2,800 unclaimed tags.

The application period for the second drawing for deer, elk, pronghorn and black bear controlled hunt tags runs from August 5, through August 15.

Results of the drawing will be available around August 23.  Any tags not drawn after the second drawing will be sold first-come, first-served August 25 at 10 a.m. Mountain Time.

A list of available tags by hunt number is available on Fish and Game’s website under the “Featured” section at https://idfg.idaho.gov.

Hunters can apply at Fish and Game license vendors, by telephone at 800-554-8685, or online at Fish and Game's website.  The application fee is $6.25 for residents and $14.75 for nonresidents for each species.

For information on rules and dates for specific hunts, consult the current big game seasons and rules brochure or the Fish and Game website.