Nonresident Tag Quotas

Nonresident deer and elk general tags are limited.

The established limits for nonresident general season tags are:

  • 12,815 nonresident elk tags
  • 14,000 Regular and White-Tailed deer tags
  • 1,500 nonresident white-tailed deer tags (additional tags, when the regular/white-tailed tags sell out)

These tags are reserved for nonresidents through July 31. Any unsold tags at that time are available as second tags to everyone.

2019 Nonresident Elk Quotas

Nonresident Deer and Elk Quotas

Last updated: Tag count last updated January 11, 2019.

Tag Type Quota Available
Regular/White-tailed Deer 14,000 11,149 **
Additional White-tailed Deer*** 1,500 1,500
     
Elk Zone Name Quota Available
TOTAL Nonresident Elk Tags 12,815 8,171 **
Bear River Zone - B Tag 55 Sold Out
Diamond Creek Zone - A Tag 643 Sold Out
Dworshak Zone - B Tag 215 179
Elk City Zone - B Tag 326 258
Lolo Zone - A Tag 216 209
Lolo Zone - B Tag 222 193
Middle Fork Zone - A Tag 174 157
Middle Fork Zone - B Tag 267 218
Salmon Zone - B Tag 830 Sold Out
Sawtooth Zone - A Tag 43 Available May 10*
Sawtooth Zone - B Tag 167 Available May 10*
Selway Zone - A Tag 254 235
Selway Zone - B Tag 284 185
Weiser River Zone - A Tag Cap removed
Weiser River Zone - B Tag 430 398
All Other Zones 6,719 5,965

**See Outfitter Set-aside table below. Per Idaho Code 36-408 (3), and set by the commission each July

***White-tailed Deer available after main quota of 14,000 has sold out.

 

Outfitter Set-aside

Unsold outfitter tags by August 1 will be added to the nonresident elk zone quota and become available for purchase as a second tag.

Tag Type Quota Available
Regular/White-tailed Deer 1,985 1,979
Elk Zone Name Quota Available
Bear River Zone - B Tag 54 54
Diamond Creek Zone - A Tag 47 47
Dworshak Zone - B Tag 47 47
Elk City Zone - B Tag 50 50
Lolo Zone - A Tag 60 60
Lolo Zone - B Tag 236 236
Middle Fork Zone - A Tag 209 209
Middle Fork Zone - B Tag 444 444
Salmon Zone - B Tag 88 88
Sawtooth Zone - A Tag 27 27
Sawtooth Zone - B Tag 69 69
Selway Zone - A Tag 214 214
Selway Zone - B Tag 303 303
Weiser River Zone - B Tag 10 10

News

2018 Nonresident Deer and Elk Tags Sold Out!

All 2018 nonresident deer and elk tags were sold out in September 2018.

The 2019 nonresident allocation went on sale December 1, 2018. General deer and elk tags can be exchanged for controlled hunt tags if they are drawn in June.

Sawtooth Elk Zone Tags

The 2019 Sawtooth Elk Zone Tags will go on sale on May 10, 2019 at 10:00 am Mountain Time.

These tags will remain general hunt tags in 2019. More information.