Elk Nonresident Tag Limits

Starting December 1, 2021 at 10 a.m. MST, a limited number of general season deer and elk tags go on sale for nonresidents for 2022. As a reminder, effective December 1, 2020, nonresident hunters are now limited by GMU for deer or Elk Zone for elk ( More information).

This page lists nonresident tag limits by Elk Zone for general season and capped zone elk tags.

 

2022 Nonresident Elk Tags

Tag Type Quota Available
Nonresident Elk 12,815 43

Elk hunting is managed in 28 elk zones with a 2-tag system in most zones - A tag & B tag. Hunters may select one elk zone and choose either an A tag or a B tag.

 

These tag counts are NOT updated in real-time. Please cross-check the "returned sold-out tags" pages for additional tag availability.
Note: Nonresident lifetime hunting/combination license holders must purchase capped zone elk tags during the resident tag sale.
Last updated: Tag count last updated 1/18/22 MST
 

Remaining 2022 Nonresident Elk Tag Limits and Caps

This table combines the existing capped elk zones AND the new limited elk zones to simplify finding the amount of tags per elk zone and tag type. The new limits do not apply to capped elk zones.

The limited elk zones include nonresident non-outfitted and nonresident outfitted tags

These counts are NOT updated in real-time. Only sell-outs are listed.

2022 Nonresident Elk Tag Limits and Caps

Sold Out

This table combines the existing capped elk zones AND the new limited elk zones to simplify finding the amount of tags per elk zone and tag type. The new limits do not apply to capped elk zones.

The limited elk zones include nonresident non-outfitted and nonresident outfitted tags

Elk Zone Type Tag Limit Tags remaining
Bannock — A Tag 154 Sold Out
Bear River — A Tag 175 Sold Out
Bear River — B Tag * 109 Sold Out
Beaverhead — A Tag 252 Sold Out
Big Desert — A Tag
- ^ Archery only
15 Sold Out
Big Desert — B Tag * 5 Sold Out
Boise River — A Tag
- ^ Archery only
25 Sold Out
Boise River — B Tag 324 Sold Out
Brownlee — A Tag
- ^ Archery and Short-ranged only
52 Sold Out
Diamond Creek — A Tag *
- ^ Archery only
506 Sold Out
Dworshak — A Tag
- ^ Archery and Muzzleloader only
149 Sold Out
Dworshak — B Tag * 262 Sold Out
Elk City — A Tag *
- ^ Archery and Muzzleloader only
83 Sold Out
Elk City — B Tag * 301 Sold Out
Island Park — A Tag 227 Sold Out
Lemhi — A Tag 279 Sold Out
McCall — A Tag 386 Sold Out
McCall — B Tag 430 Sold Out
Middle Fork — A Tag * 383 Sold Out
Middle Fork — B Tag * 711 Sold Out
Palisades — A Tag 82 Sold Out
Palisades — B Tag 59 Sold Out
Palouse — A Tag 104 Sold Out
Palouse — B Tag 197 Sold Out
Panhandle — A Tag 629 Sold Out
Panhandle — B Tag 1073 Sold Out
Pioneer — A Tag 299 Sold Out
Pioneer — B Tag * 33 Sold Out
Salmon — A Tag 98 Sold Out
Salmon — B Tag * 715 Sold Out
Sawtooth — A Tag *
- ^ Archery only
125 Sold Out
Sawtooth — B Tag * 278 Sold Out
Selway — A Tag * 468 Sold Out
Selway — B Tag * 587 Sold Out
Smoky - Bennett — A Tag
- ^ Archery only
202 Sold Out
Smoky - Bennett — B Tag * 8 Sold Out
South Hills — A Tag 55 Sold Out
Tex Creek — A Tag 195 Sold Out
Tex Creek — B Tag 172 Sold Out
Weiser River — A Tag 227 Sold Out
Weiser River — B Tag * 440 Sold Out

Purchase Options

Nonresident General Tag Limits

 

Seasons and Rules

Seasons may change in 2022. Be sure to verify your hunt has not changed after mid-April 2022 when the 2022 big game brochure is published.

 

Licensing Information

 

GMUs and Elk Zones

 


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Sawtooth Elk Zone Tags

The Sawtooth Zone elk tags sale date has changed to December 1 at 10am MT.

  • Sawtooth Zone - A Tag
  • Sawtooth Zone - B Tag