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Big game tag drawing results are online; pick up by Aug. 1

Big game hunters who were successful in drawing controlled hunt tags for deer, elk, pronghorn, fall turkey and black bear have until midnight Mountain Daylight Time, Tuesday, Aug. 1 to buy their tags.

Applicants can find out if they drew a tag by checking the controlled hunt drawing results on the Idaho Fish and Game web site at

Postcards will be mailed to successful applicants by July 10. It is the responsibility of hunters to determine whether they were drawn. Unsuccessful applicants will not be notified.

Hunters can buy their controlled hunt tags at any Fish and Game office, license vendor, by telephone at 800-554-8685, or online at

Controlled hunt tags not purchased by Aug. 1, except unlimited tags, will be forfeited and combined with controlled hunt tags no one applied for and made available in a second drawing. A list of available tags by hunt number will be posted at Fish and Game offices and website, as well as license vendors. The application period of the second drawing runs from Aug. 5-15, with the drawing to be held around Aug. 23. Any tags not drawn will go on sale first-come, first-served Aug. 25 at 10 a.m. MT.


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