Surplus elk permits available to sign up
July 28, 2023
Hunters interested in signing up for elk permits left over from the permit drawing can do so between July 21 and Aug. 4. This new process for the sale of surplus licenses began in 2020 in response to issues in years past. The old process was vulnerable to long lag times, confusion, and a perception of inequity for those unable to use the first-come, first-served online option starting at 5 a.m.
There is no prerequisite required to sign up for these permits, but if you are selected to purchase one you MUST hold a general elk license.
FWP will contact hunters who are at the top of the list vi...