General Any Legal Weapon Seasons
|Any Legal Weapon General Seasons|
|Western Oregon||Nov. 13 – Nov. 16||Coast Elk 1st Season|
|Nov. 20 – Nov. 26||Coast Elk 2nd Season|
|Eastern Oregon||Nov. 6 – Nov. 14||Rocky Mtn. Elk 2nd Season|
|Controlled||Consult controlled elk hunt tables||Controlled 200 Series Elk Tag|
When can I hunt elk?
Most archery elk seasons open in early September, although some open in late August. Muzzleloader and rifle hunts may also be available during this time period, so elk hunters aren’t necessarily limited to archery gear.
How long is deer hunting season in Oregon?
Most buck deer hunting seasons begin on the Saturday closest to Oct. 1 each year and run for 12 days in eastern Oregon and about a month in western Oregon. Archery deer hunting is is general season in western Oregon for the most part, but requires a controlled hunt tag in eastern Oregon.
What can I hunt in Oregon?
There are a variety of game species to hunt in the state of Oregon. Some of the state’s game species include: Big game including white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk, pronghorn, bighorn sheep, cougar, and turkey. Small game including pheasant, pigeon, grouse, partridge, and quail.
Both controlled (limited entry) and over-the-counter (general season) hunting opportunities are available for elk in Oregon. Oregon’s big game are managed by wildlife management units, particularly for controlled hunts, so get familiar with the boundaries where you want to hunt.
How do I get an elk tag in Oregon?
You must already have purchased an annual hunting license, combination license or a Sportspac to apply for a tag.
- Log into your account at https://odfw.huntfishoregon.com/login.
- Go to “Purchase from catalog.”
Can I hunt elk in California?
All the elk hunts in California are premium elk hunts. You have to draw a tag or buy a conservation tag, which can cost as much as $20,000. However, there’s some private land we hunt that’s part of a conservation program with the State of California. But there is a trophy fee attached to that elk tag.
How much is an elk tag in Colorado?
2021 Colorado Hunting License Fees Non-resident elk tags includes a fishing license and the cost for Non-residents in 2021 is $670.25 for Bull Elk (Antlered) or Either Sex Elk tags and $503.12 for cow/calf (Antlerless). The cost for Non-resident Youth tag is $102.78.