Press Release

Reminder to elk hunters: there's a new 5-day wait for capped elk zones if you apply for a controlled elk hunt

This is a new rule for 2020 that could affect your ability to buy a capped elk zone tag

There is a five-day waiting period to purchase capped elk zone tags for any resident who applies for a controlled elk hunt regardless of whether the person draws the controlled hunt tag. Capped elk zone tags go on sale in July.

You can learn more about the new rule here. 

Application period for deer, elk, pronghorn and fall bear controlled hunts is May 1 through June 5. See details in the 2020 Idaho Big Game Season and Rules.