To receive hunting application reminders via text message, text, "MIDNR HUNTAPP" to "64468." You will receive an application reminder the day they go on sale, midway through the application period, and on the last day they're available. You will also receive a text when application results have been posted.
Elk HUNTING SEASON DATES
Hunt period 1: Aug. 28 - Aug. 31, Sept. 14-17, Sept. 28 - Oct. 1, management unit L (see below for management units)
Hunt period 2: Dec. 15-23, management units F,G,X
Hunt period 3: Jan. 16-19, 2019, this hunt period will be held only if additional harvest is needed to achieve population management goals after hunt periods 1 and
Detailed information about elk hunting seasons, management units, hunting hours and more can be found in the Elk Digest.
Elk HUNTING LICENSES
Elk licenses are very limited and only available through drawing. You do not need a base license to apply for the drawing, but if chosen you must purchase a base license and elk receipt to hunt.