Returned General Season Sold-Out Tags

Occasionally, hunters return general season tags that can be redistributed. For instance, from sold-out capped elk zones .

Returned Sold-out Tags

  • AUG04

    The next returned tag sale event will be August 4, 2022

Tags available will be published online on the Tuesday preceding the sale.

Returned tags are available on a first-come, first-served basis and go on sale on selected dates at 10 a.m. MT.

Buy online

Posted counts of returned general season tags will not be kept current once the sale begins. Many tags will sell out quickly. All tags remain available until purchased.
Please check the current seasons and rules to verify season information.

 

Notice about exchanging tags

Exchanges for deer and elk tags are available online and through telesales. Online and telesales exchanges will not be available for Deer tags, beginning August 29th, and are not available for Elk after the zone has opened. Exchanges be completed in person at IDFG regional offices until the opening date of the tag. Exchanges can not be made at License vendor locations.

 

Returned Resident Elk Tags in Capped Zones

These tags are for residents only.

Elk Zone Available Tags
BIG DESERT B SOLD OUT
ELK CITY B SOLD OUT
PIONEER B SOLD OUT
SALMON B SOLD OUT
SMOKY-BENNETT B SOLD OUT

 

Returned Nonresident Elk Tags

These tags are available for:

  • Nonresidents as a first or second tag, and
  • residents as a second tag.
More second tag info

 

Elk Zone Available Tags
BANNOCK A SOLD OUT
BEAR RIVER A SOLD OUT
BEAVERHEAD A SOLD OUT
BIG DESERT A SOLD OUT
BOISE RIVER B SOLD OUT
BROWNLEE A SOLD OUT
DIAMOND CREEK A SOLD OUT
Dworshak A SOLD OUT
DWORSHAK B SOLD OUT
ELK CITY A* SOLD OUT
ELK CITY B* SOLD OUT
ISLAND PARK A SOLD OUT
LEMHI A SOLD OUT
LOLO A SOLD OUT
LOLO B 147
MCCALL A SOLD OUT
MCCALL B SOLD OUT
MIDDLE FORK A 44
MIDDLE FORK B 116
PALISADES A SOLD OUT
PALISADES B SOLD OUT
PALOUSE B SOLD OUT
PANHANDLE A SOLD OUT
PANHANDLE B SOLD OUT
PIONEER B SOLD OUT
SALMON A SOLD OUT
SALMON B SOLD OUT
SAWTOOTH A SOLD OUT
SAWTOOTH B SOLD OUT
SELWAY A 114
SELWAY B 55
SNAKE RIVER A SOLD OUT
Smoky-Bennett A SOLD OUT
Smoky-Bennett B SOLD OUT
South Hills A SOLD OUT
TEX CREEK A SOLD OUT
TEX CREEK B SOLD OUT
WEISER RIVER A SOLD OUT
WEISER RIVER B SOLD OUT
* - Not available as a second tag.

 

Returned Nonresident Regular Deer Tags

These tags are available for:

  • Nonresidents as a first or second tag, and
  • residents as a second tag.

Regular Deer tags are SOLD OUT

More second tag info

 

 
* - Not available as a second tag.

 

Returned Nonresident White-tailed Deer Tags

These tags are available for:

  • Nonresidents as a first or second tag, and
  • residents as a second tag.

A total of 166 White-Tailed Deer Tags will be sold amongst the below units.

More second tag info

 

GMU Available Tags
4 SOLD OUT
4A SOLD OUT
6 SOLD OUT
7 SOLD OUT
8A SOLD OUT
10* up to 13
10A* SOLD OUT
11A up to 86
12* up to 8
13 SOLD OUT
14 SOLD OUT
15 SOLD OUT
16 SOLD OUT
18 SOLD OUT
19A SOLD OUT
20A SOLD OUT
21 SOLD OUT
29 SOLD OUT
32A SOLD OUT
50 SOLD OUT
59 SOLD OUT
67 SOLD OUT
* - Not available as a second tag.

 

Returned DAV Tags

These tags are for nonresidents only who are enrolled in DAV program.

GMU Available Tags
Nonresident DAV Deer SOLD OUT

 

 

Exchanging Tag Conditions

These statements are meant to direct you to the right place to make an exchange.

General Season Tags

General season tags can only be exchanged for other general season tags online or via telephone sales.

General season tags that currently have or have had an open hunting season cannot be exchanged for other general season tags.

Controlled Hunt Tags Exchanging for General Tags

Controlled hunt tags may not be exchanged for general season tags online or via telephones sales but can be done at an IDFG Regional or Headquarters office.

 

Exchanging Tags

Exchanges can only be made online or via telephone sales. License vendors will not be able to exchange tags.

Hunters who successfully exchange their tag must return the original tag to Fish and Game before the new tag will be sent to them. 

Mail returned tags for exchange to:

IDFG Licenses
P.O. Box 25
Boise, ID 83707

 

 

Sale Date Info

2022 Sale Dates
  • April 21
  • May 19
  • June 23
  • July 21
  • August 4
  • September 1
  • September 15
  • October 6
  • October 20

 

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