How to purchase leftover tags
How to purchase leftover tags
This step-by-step guide will show you how to purchase leftover tags from the controlled hunt drawing. Leftover tags are available online beginning July 1 at 10am as a first come, first serve sale. If you were selected for a controlled hunt or have purchased a tag (General or Controlled) you will not be eligible to participate in the sale until July 2 at 10am.
First day of the sale you will see the leftover tag sale portal. Hunters who were successful in the controlled hunt draw or have already purchased a general season tag are not eligible to purchase a leftover tag for the same species.
To begin, navigate to online licensing page and be logged in by July 1 at 10am with your ODFW username and password. The “Enter Leftover Tag Sale” button will not be active green on the login page until July 1 at 10am. If you are logged in prior to 10am, you will need to hit refresh to see the “Enter Leftover Tag Sale” button active.
- Enter the sale and purchasing leftover tags
To make a leftover tag purchase, select Enter Leftover Tag Sale. From here you will be directed to a purchase page or to a queue if there is a line.
If you're placed in the queue, simply wait for your turn to purchase.
Once it’s your turn to Begin Purchase, you'll be taken to the leftover tags distribution page to make your choices. Remember you only have 15 minutes to complete your transaction.
- Tag selection
After beginning your purchase choose the Big Game Hunting tab at the top to see the Available Leftover Tags. Next, select the series for which you'd like to buy a leftover tag. You can buy one tag per series within a single transaction.
Now choose the specific hunt you want to buy a tag for. Once you choose the tag, it will be added to your cart. You can then add additional products to your cart or proceed directly to checkout.
On July 2 at 10am PST :
All hunters will be able to purchase leftover tags both online and at retail agents. The tags will be in the product catalog and there will not be a featured sales banner on the home screen.
* Hunters who have already won in the controlled hunt draw will be able to forfeit their controlled hunt win July 2nd after 10am PST and purchase a leftover tag. If you have a controlled hunt win in a series you are selecting a leftover tag for you will see a pop up after selecting the leftover hunt you want.
* If you have purchased a general season tag or a controlled hunt tag you may exchange it for a leftover tag on the second day of the sale July 2nd after 10am PST. Scroll to the bottom of the product catalog to exchange the tag for a leftover tag either online or with an agent for $7 (residents) and $15 (non-residents).
When you select/add the leftover tag you will be given the list of hunts to choose from
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