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Some tags will be available to residents as second tags.

Idaho Fish and Game will sell primarily returned nonresident, general-season big game tags starting at 10 a.m. MDT on Aug. 5. Tags can be purchased on a first-come, first served basis at Fish and Game offices during normal business hours, at license vendors, online at, or by calling (800) 554-8685. A list of available tags will be listed at 10 a.m. MDT on Aug. 3 on the Nonresident License and Tag webpage.

Nonresident sales

If a nonresident does not have a deer or elk tag, then the nonresident may be able to purchase a first tag and possibly a second tag during this sale. The current nonresident limits for uncapped elk zones and all deer units still apply to returned tags purchased by nonresidents. Adult nonresident fees are $351.75 for deer tags and $651.75 for elk tags.

Resident sales as second tags

Residents can purchase a tag from the nonresident quota as a second tag. Some zones are not eligible for second tags. For information, see the Nonresident License and Tag webpage at or call (208) 334-2592.