2,600 Washington Multiseason Deer Tags Available Starting 10 A.M. …
THE FOLLOWING IS A PRESS RELEASE FROM THE WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
Hunters who bought a multi-season permit application<https://wdfw.wa.go
Unlike past years, hunters don’t need to camp out and form lines at license vendors.
“We changed our draw process in 2020 due to COVID-19 health concerns,” said Peter Vernie, WDFW licensing division manager. “Just like last year, we’ll offer eligible hunters a leftover multi-season elk tag by selecting hunters sequentially from the April draw list. By using the existing official draw list from April, this keeps the opportunity fair.”
The remaining 128 elk multi-season tag winners will receive an email from WDFW notifying them that they are eligible to buy a multi-season elk tag. Hunters can also login on the WILD System after 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18 to see if they are eligible to buy an elk multi-season tag.
Beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Aug. 18, 2,600 deer multi-season tags will also be available on a first-come, first-served basis. To be eligible for this opportunity, interested deer hunters must have applied for a 2021 deer multi-season special hunt in the spring.
Hunters can buy licenses online or at an authorized WDFW license dealer<https://wdfw.wa.gov/lic
Multi-season deer tags are $139.10, and multi-season elk tags are $182.00. Tag costs are the same for residents and non-residents. There is no purchase deadline for elk or deer multi-season tags. Multi-season deer tags will remain on sale until the tag limit is reached.
Hunters who purchase a second-chance multi-season tag do not use points in their multi-season deer or elk special hunt application categories. Hunters with multi-season tags can hunt all three weapon choices (modern firearm, muzzleloader, archery), season permitting.