Winners in the first of two Idaho Super Hunt drawings have been drawn and notified by phone or mail.
Of the 62,822 total entries, 20,373 were for eight deer tags, 23,702 were for eight elk tags, 5,158 were for eight pronghorn tags, 8,875 were for one moose tag, and 4,714 entries were for one Super Hunt Combo, which includes a tag for each of the four species.
All winners have been contacted. State law prohibits Fish and Game from releasing the names of the winners, but here are results by species and number of tags drawn by hunters from each state listed:
Deer: (eight total) three Idaho, two Washington, one each California, South Dakota and Nevada
Elk: (eight total) six Idaho; one each Washington and Nevada
Pronghorn (eight total): three Idaho; two California, one each Oregon, Washington and Utah
Moose: (one tag) - Idaho
Super Combo: (one combo package) - Idaho
Super Hunt winners can participate in any open hunt in the state for deer, elk, pronghorn or moose, including general hunts and controlled hunts, in addition to any general season or controlled hunt tags they also hold. All other rules of individual hunts apply.
Hunters have a second chance to win a Super Hunt tag this year. The entry period for the second drawing goes through August 10, where tags for two elk, two deer, two pronghorn, one moose, and one Super Hunt Combo will be drawn. Winners will be notified by August 20. Hunters may enter the drawings at license vendors, Fish and Game offices, online at https://idfg.idaho.gov, or by calling 1-800-554-8685.
Proceeds raised in the drawings support Idaho Fish and Game's access programs.
For more information, including frequently asked questions and photos of previous winners, visit the Super Hunt page.