Resident Capped Elk Zones
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
- Tags available starting July 12 at 10 a.m. MT
- Tags are first-come, first-served
Disclaimer: Capped Elk Zone tags can sell out very quickly.
Notice: 5-day waiting period rule change
Beginning in 2020, 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 17 at 10 a.m. MT.
Resident Capped Tags Available
Last updated: July 22, 2021, at 12:11 p.m. MDT
Updates are not made in real-time
|Elk Zone - Tag Type||Quota||Available|
|Bear River Zone – B Tag||441||Sold Out|
|Big Desert Zone – B Tag||495||Sold Out|
|Diamond Creek Zone – A Tag||1,330||Sold Out|
|Dworshak Zone – B Tag||2,118||1,370|
|Elk City Zone – A Tag||545||204|
|Elk City Zone – B Tag||1,131||Sold Out|
|Lolo Zone – A Tag||128||53|
|Lolo Zone – B Tag||630||510|
|Middle Fork Zone – A Tag||1,168||1,093|
|Middle Fork Zone – B Tag||925||695|
|Pioneer Zone – B Tag||2,467||Sold Out|
|Salmon Zone – B Tag||1,792||Sold Out|
|Sawtooth Zone – A Tag **||875||Sold Out|
|Sawtooth Zone – B Tag **||1,522||Sold Out|
|Selway Zone – A Tag||179||109|
|Selway Zone – B Tag||480||245|
|Smoky-Bennett Zone - B Tag||692||Sold Out|
|Weiser River Zone - B Tag||3,560||1,673|
Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 1:18 PM MDT
Returned Sold-out Tags
Any returned tags from sold out resident capped zones will be sold using a new (in 2020) returned sold-out tag process.
Sawtooth Elk Zone Tags
The following elk tags went on sale to residents on July 14, 2021. These tags sold-out quickly due to high demand.
- Half of the tags were sold at license vendors only starting at 10 a.m. MT.
- The remaining half of the tags were sold online only starting at 1 p.m. MT.
- Sawtooth Zone - A Tag
- Sawtooth Zone - B Tag