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Hunting

Elk Special Permits

Application Submission Period: April 26-midnight on May 26, 2021

  • These hunts are for special permit holders only. See Special Permit Application Instructions for instructions on how to apply.
  • You may purchase and submit up to six elk permit applications; one permit application per hunt category, for which you qualify, as listed in the following tables.
  • Only one elk may be taken per hunter during the hunting season, except for successful Master Hunter special permit applicants.
  • Individuals with hunter education deferrals for 2021 may not apply for special permits. For detailed information on the deferral process and hunter education requirements, please visit our website at: . You may only hunt with the hunting method in compliance with your tag. See Elk General Information for definitions of tag abbreviations (e.g., EA, EF, EM, WA, WF, WM).
  • Some private timberland owners in this hunt area are limiting access or charging fees for access. If you cannot secure access in advance, do not apply for these hunts.

Special Hunt Application Required (Category): Quality Elk

Who May Apply: Anyone possessing the required license/transport tag may apply. You may only hunt with the hunting method in compliance with your tag. See Elk General Information for definitions of tag abbreviations (e.g., EA, EF, EM, WA, WF, WM).

Hunt Choices Allowed: Up to 2 hunt choices may be selected for this category. Use the 4-digit "Hunt Choice" number below when submitting your application.

Notes: Hunters can expect lower than average hunter densities, greater potential for success, or good hunt timing during these hunts.

Quality Elk Hunts

Hunt Choice

Hunt Name

Hunt Notes

Tag Required to Apply

Hunt Dates

Legal Elk

Unit/Area

Permits

2020 Apps/Avg Points

2000 Turnbull D, H, L EA, EF, EM Oct. 2-11 and Nov. 13-Dec. 2 Any bull Elk Area 1015 1 558/9
2001 Prescott C, D EF Oct. 25-Nov. 7 Any bull GMU 149 2 78/13
2002 Blue Creek C, D EF Sept. 27-Oct. 1 Any bull GMU 154 1 304/11
2003 Blue Creek C, D EF Oct. 25-Nov. 7 Any bull GMU 154 9 412/14
2004 Watershed H, Y EA, EF, EM Oct. 30-Nov. 7 3 pt. min. GMU 157 25 826/12
2005 Dayton C EF Oct. 25-Nov. 7 Any bull GMU 162, 163 2 723/13
2006 Tucannon EF Oct. 25-Nov. 7 Any bull GMU 166 5 884/12
2007 Wenaha West EF Oct. 25-Nov. 7 Any bull Elk Area 1008 5 543/17
2008 Wenaha East EF Oct. 25-Nov. 7 Any bull Elk Area 1009 4 448/17
2009 Mountain View EF Oct. 25-Nov. 7 Any bull GMU 172 9 505/9
2010 Lick Creek EF Oct. 25-Nov. 7 Any bull GMU 175 1 467/12
2011 Peola C EF Sept. 27-Oct. 1 Any bull GMUs 145, 178 1 76/8
2012 Peola C EF Oct. 25-Nov. 7 Any bull GMUs 145, 178 2 67/14
2013 Couse C EF Oct. 25-Nov. 7 Any bull GMU 181 5 108/10
2014 Mission EF Sept. 27-Oct. 1 Any bull GMU 251 4 1293/13
2015 Colockum EF Sept. 27-Oct. 1 Any bull GMUs 328, 329, 334 1 1935/11
2016 Colockum EF Oct. 25-Nov. 7 Any bull GMUs 328, 329, 334 22 3400/14
2017 Teanaway EF Sept. 27-Oct. 1 Any bull GMU 335 2 599/22
2018 Peaches Ridge EF Sept. 27-Oct. 1 Any bull GMUs 336, 346 2 1615/12
2019 Observatory EF Sept. 27-Oct. 1 Any bull GMUs 334, 340, 342 2 1013/7
2020 Little Naches EF Oct. 2-10 Any bull GMU 346 3 1126/13
2021 Goose Prairie EF Sept. 27-Oct. 1 Any bull GMUs 352, 356 2 633/12
2022 Bethel EF Sept. 27-Oct. 1 Any bull GMU 360 2 545/8
2023 Rimrock EF Sept. 27-Oct. 1 Any bull GMU 364 2 482/15
2024 Cowiche EF Sept. 27-Oct. 1 Any bull GMU 368 2 620/14
2025 Blackrock Ranches H, P EF Aug. 1, 2021-Mar. 31, 2022 Any elk Blackrock Ranches 2 122/17
2026 Alkali B, H EF Oct. 16-Nov.5 Any bull GMUs 334, 371 25 1259/13
2027 Nooksack Q WF Oct. 2-28 and Dec. 13-28 Any bull GMU 418 13 1068/13
2028 Green River H WA, WF, WM Nov. 13-19 Any bull GMU 485 10 1094/13
2029 Wahkiakum D WF Sept. 20-24 Any bull GMUs 506, 530 1 163/10
2030 South Rainier WF Sept. 20-24 Any bull GMUs 510, 513 1 128/7
2031 Packwood WF Sept. 20-24 Any bull GMU 516 1 216/14
2032 Winston Q WF Sept. 20-24 Any bull GMU 520 1 135/10
2033 Coweeman Q WF Sept. 20-24 Any bull GMU 550 1 95/13
2034 Toutle Q WF Sept. 20-24 and Nov. 6-17 Any bull GMU 556 2 902/11
2035 Toutle Q WF Nov. 6-17 Any bull GMU 556 31 1121/12
2036 Lewis River WF Sept. 20-24 Any bull GMU 560 2 425/21
2037 Siouxon WF Sept. 20-24 Any bull GMU 572 2 152/10
2038 Carlton WF Sept. 20-24 Any bull Elk Area 5057 5 140/16
2039 West Goat Rocks WF Sept. 20-24 Any bull Elk Area 5058 5 197/16
2040 Upper Smith Creek WF Sept. 20-24 Any bull Elk Area 5064 1 127/10
2041 Mount Whittier WF Sept. 20-24 Any bull Elk Area 5065 1 112/17
2042 Norway Pass WF Sept. 20-24 Any bull Elk Area 5066 2 263/10
2043 Mt. Adams WF Sept. 20-24 Any bull Elk Area 5059 5 209/13
2044 Mudflow E WF Nov. 6-17 Any bull Elk Area 5099 7 983/13
2045 Peninsula Q WF Sept. 25-29 3 pt. min. GMUs 602, 603, 607, 612, 615 4 224/16
2046 Matheny WF Sept. 25-29 3 pt. min. GMU 618 3 197/11
2047 Quinault Q WF Sept. 25-29 3 pt. min. GMU 638 4 305/17
2048 Wynoochee Q WF Sept. 25-29 3 pt. min. GMU 648 1 126/17
2049 White River Q WF Sept. 25-29 Any bull GMU 653 2 523/14
2050 Prescott C, D EA Sept. 6-23 Any bull GMU 149 1 44505
2051 Blue Creek C EA Sept. 6-23 Any bull GMU 154 4 118/12
2052 Dayton C EA Sept. 6-23 Any bull GMUs 162, 163 1 180/12
2053 Tucannon EA Sept. 6-23 Any bull GMU 166 2 291/17
2054 Wenaha West EA Sept. 6-23 Any bull Elk Area 1008 2 201/9
2055 Wenaha East EA Sept. 6-23 Any bull Elk Area 1009 2 195/23
2056 Mountain View EA Sept. 6-23 Any bull GMU 172 7 185/12
2057 Lick Creek EA Sept. 6-23 Any bull GMU 175 2 177/6
2058 Peola C EA Sept. 6-23 Any bull GMUs 145, 178 3 22/8
2059 Couse C EA Sept. 6-23 Any bull GMU 181 2 30/12
2060 Colockum EA Sept. 11-23 Any bull GMUs 328, 329, 334 15 1455/15
2061 Teanaway EA Sept. 11-23 Any bull GMU 335 2 338/4
2062 Peaches Ridge EA Sept. 11-23 Any bull GMUs 336, 346 9 959/11
2063 Observatory EA Sept. 11-23 Any bull GMUs 334, 340, 342 18 657/7
2064 Goose Prairie EA Sept. 11-23 Any bull GMUs 352, 356 5 578/8
2065 Bethel EA Sept. 11-23 Any bull GMU 360 8 222/10
2066 Rimrock EA Sept. 11-23 Any bull GMU 364 18 402/7
2067 Cowiche EA Sept. 11-23 Any bull GMU 368 4 228/7
2068 Alkali B, H EA Sept. 1-24 Any elk Gmus 334, 371 40 761/11
2069 Nooksack Q WA Aug. 23-Sept. 11 and Jan. 1-19, 2022 Any bull GMU 418 8 582/14
2070 Toutle Q WA Sept. 11-23 and Dec. 1-15 Any bull GMU 556 21 855/10
2071 Upper Smith Creek WA Sept. 12-18 Any bull Elk Area 5064 1 127/3
2072 Norway Pass WA Sept. 4-10 Any bull Elk Area 5066 2 306/10
2073 Mudflow E WA Sept. 11-18 and Nov. 18-22 Any bull Elk Area 5099 7 765/8
2074 Peninsula WA Sept. 1-23 3 pt. min. GMUs 602, 603, 607, 612, 615 2 167/12
2075 White River Q WA Sept. 11-23 and Nov. 27-Dec.12 Any bull GMU 653 19 696/10
2076 Prescott C, D EM Oct. 2-10 Any bull GMU 149 1 18/10
2077 Blue Creek C EM Oct. 2-10 Any bull GMU 154 2 93/17
2078 Dayton C EM Oct. 2-10 Any bull GMU 162, 163 1 147/9
2079 Tucannon EM Oct. 2-10 Any bull GMU 166 1 171/17
2080 Wenaha West EM Oct. 2-10 Any bull Elk Area 1008 1 111/21
2081 Wenaha East EM Oct. 2-10 Any bull Elk Area 1009 1 82/18
2082 Mountain View EM Oct. 2-10 Any bull GMU 172 4 124/16
2083 Lick Creek EM Oct. 2-10 Any bull GMU 175 1 123/18
2084 Peola C EM Oct. 2-10 Any bull GMUs 145, 178, 1 9/12
2085 Couse C EM Oct. 2-10 Any bull GMU 181 1 49/13
2086 Mission EM Oct. 2-10 Any bull GMU 251 4 412/12
2087 Colockum EM Oct. 2-10 Any bull GMUs 328, 329, 334 7 1142/10
2088 Teanaway EM Oct. 2-10 Any bull GMU 335 1 100/18
2089 Peaches Ridge EM Oct. 2-10 Any bull GMUs 336, 346 4 613/11
2090 Observatory EM Oct. 2-10 Any bull GMUs 334, 340, 342 5 456/12
2091 Goose Prairie EM Oct. 2-10 Any bull GMUs 352, 356 2 303/10
2092 Bethel EM Oct. 2-10 Any bull GMU 360 2 226/14
2093 Rimrock EM Oct. 2-10 Any bull GMU 364 5 215/14
2094 Cowiche EM Oct. 2-10 Any bull GMU 368 1 279/12
2095 Alkali B, H EM Sept. 25-Oct.15 Any bull GMUs 334, 371 10 736/11
2096 Nooksack Q WM Sept. 18-29 and Nov. 13-22, and Nov. 28-Dec. 5 Any bull GMU 418 8 682/12
2097 Toutle Q WM Oct. 2-8 Any bull GMU 556 11 611/13
2098 Mount Whittier WM Sept. 12-18 Any bull Elk Area 5065 1 139/12
2099 Norway Pass WM Sept. 12-18 Any bull Elk Area 5066 2 291/4
2100 Mudflow E WM Oct. 2-12 Any bull Elk Area 5099 7 662/11
2101 Peninsula WM Sept. 25-Oct. 1 3 pt. min. GMUs 602, 603, 607, 612, 615 2 218/13

Special Hunt Application Required (Category): Bull Elk

Who May Apply: Anyone possessing the required license/transport tag may apply. You may only hunt with the hunting method in compliance with your tag. See Elk General Information for definitions of tag abbreviations (e.g., EA, EF, EM, WA, WF, WM).

Hunt Choices Allowed: Up to 4 hunt choices may be selected for this category. Use the 4-digit "Hunt Choice" number below to submit your application.

Bull Elk Hunts

You will owe one hunting activity report for EACH special permit awarded, IN ADDITION to your general season hunting activity report.

Hunt Choice

Hunt Name

Hunt Notes

Tag Required to Apply

Hunt Dates

Legal Elk

Unit/Area

Permits

2020 Apps/Avg Points

2800 Turnbull D, H, L EF Dec. 7-12 Spike bull only Elk Area 1015 1 394/6
2801 Grande Ronde EF Oct. 25-Nov. 7 Any bull GMU 186 1 506/8
2802 Columbia Plateau-WMA 1 H, R EF, EA, EM Jan. 1-Mar. 31, 2022 Any bull CPWMA 1 695/13
2803 Mission EF Oct. 25-Nov. 7 Any bull GMU 251 4 1900/16
2804 Peshastin C EF Feb. 8-17, 2022 Any bull Elk Area 2033 4 NEW
2805 Teanaway EF Oct. 25-Nov. 7 Any bull GMU 335 4 2035/10
2806 Peaches Ridge EF Oct. 25-Nov. 7 Any bull GMUs 336, 346 15 4602/11
2807 Observatory EF Oct. 25-Nov. 7 Any bull GMUs 334, 340, 342 15 4048/13
2808 Goose Prairie EF Oct. 25-Nov. 7 Any bull GMUs 352, 356 7 2130/13
2809 Bethel EF Oct. 25-Nov. 7 Any bull GMU 360 7 2147/10
2810 Rimrock EF Oct. 25-Nov. 7 Any bull GMU 364 33 2230/10
2811 Cowiche EF Oct. 25-Nov. 7 Any bull GMU 368 4 1692/11
2812 Sauk C, H WF Oct. 2-Nov. 4 Any bull GMU 437 6 747/15
2813 Upper Smith Creek E WF Oct. 17-23 Any bull Elk Area 5064 1 735/20
2814 Mount Whittier E WF Oct. 17-23 Any bull Elk Area 5065 1 684/21
2815 Norway Pass E WF Oct. 17-23 Any bull Elk Area 5066 3 1032/16
2816 Olympic C WF Nov. 1-17 3 pt. min. GMU 621, EXCEPT Elk Area 6071 8 513/7
2817 Skokomish WF Nov. 1-17 3 pt. min. GMU 636 4 467/15
2818 White River Q WF Oct. 16-Nov. 10 Any bull GMU 653 45 1153/11
2819 Turnbull D, L EA Sept. 11-23 Spike bull only Elk Area 1015 1 217/4
2820 Grande Ronde EA Sept. 6-23 Any bull GMU 186 1 197/9
2821 Sauk C WA Aug. 23-Sept. 11 and Jan. 1-7, 2022 Any bull GMU 437 9 475/10
2822 Upper Smith Creek E WA Oct. 1-7 Any bull Elk Area 5064 2 606/13
2823 Mount Whittier E WA Oct. 1-7 Any bull Elk Area 5065 1 421/11
2824 Norway Pass E WA Oct. 1-7 Any bull Elk Area 5066 3 773/10
2825 Lewis River WA Nov. 24-Dec. 8 3 pt. min. GMU 560 5 457/10
2826 Siouxon WA Nov. 24-Dec. 8 3 pt. min. GMU 572 5 236/10
2827 Olympic C WA Sept. 1-23 and Dec. 1-15 3 pt. min. GMU 621, EXCEPT Elk Area 6071 4 235/13
2828 Skokomish WA Sept. 1-23 and Dec. 1-15 3 pt. min. GMU 636 3 256/22
2829 Turnbull D, L EM Nov. 27-Dec. 2 Spike bull only Elk Area 1015 1 191/12
2830 Grande Ronde EM Oct. 2-10 Any bull GMU 186 1 415/11
2831 Sauk C WM Sept. 18-29 and Nov. 29-Dec.8 and Jan. 8-19, 2022 Any bull GMU 437 6 390/13
2832 Upper Smith Creek E WM Oct. 9-15 Any bull Elk Area 5064 2 387/8
2833 Mount Whittier E WM Oct. 9-15 Any bull Elk Area 5065 1 278/8
2834 Norway Pass E WM Oct. 9-15 Any bull Elk Area 5066 3 493/13
2835 Yale WM Nov. 24-Dec.15 3 pt. min. GMU 554 5 312/11
2836 Olympic C WM Sept. 25-Oct. 8 3 pt. min. GMU 621, EXCEPT Elk Area 6071 3 226/7
2837 Skokomish WM Sept. 25-Oct. 8 3 pt. min. GMU 636 1 184/16
2838 White River Q WM Sept. 25-Oct. 8 Any bull GMU 653 9 786/8

Special Hunt Application Required (Category): Antlerless Elk

Who May Apply: Anyone possessing the required license/transport tag may apply. You may only hunt with the hunting method in compliance with your tag. See Elk General Information for tag abbreviation definitions (e.g., EA, EF, EM, WA, WF, WM).

Hunt Choices Allowed: Up to 4 hunt choices may be selected for this category. Use the 4-digit "Hunt Choice" number below to submit your application.

Antlerless Elk Hunts

You will owe one hunting activity report for EACH special permit awarded, IN ADDITION to your general season hunting activity report.

Hunt Choice

Hunt Name

Hunt Notes

Tag Required to Apply

Hunt Dates

Legal Elk

Unit/Area

Permits

2020 Apps/Avg Points

2200 North Half EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 Antlerless GMUs 101, 105, 204 10 215/6
2201 Douglas EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 Antlerless GMU 108 5 169/5
2202 Aladdin EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 Antlerless GMU 111 10 324/6
2203 Selkirk EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 Antlerless GMU 113 10 465/8
2204 49 Degrees North C, D EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 and Dec. 16-31 Antlerless GMU 117 10 744/8
2205 Huckleberry EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 and Dec. 16-31 Antlerless GMU 121 10 567/7
2206 Turnbull D, H, L EF Nov. 13-18 Antlerless Elk Area 1015 5 471/8
2207 Turnbull D, H, L EF Dec. 7-12 Antlerless Elk Area 1015 5 469/7
2208 Mayview-Peola C EF Oct. 16-24 Antlerless GMUs 145, 178 10 117/3
2209 Mayview-Peola C EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 Antlerless GMUs 145, 178 10 125/4
2210 Prescott C, D EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 Antlerless GMU 149 20 192/5
2211 Blue Creek C EF Oct. 16-24 Antlerless GMU 154 5 448/8
2212 Blue Creek C EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 Antlerless GMU 154 5 469/6
2213 Marengo C EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 Antlerless GMU 163 10 143/7
2214 Mountain View C EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 Antlerless Elk Area 1013 5 280/5
2215 Couse C EF Oct. 16-24 Antlerless Elk Area 1081 10 146/4
2216 Couse EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 Antlerless Elk Area 1081 25 211/4
2217 Malaga C EF Sept. 6-17 Antlerless Elk Area 2032 20 785/5
2218 Malaga C EF Nov. 1-Dec.31 Antlerless Elk Area 2032 55 1264/6
2219 Peshastin C EF Dec. 15, 2021-Feb.8, 2022 Antlerless Elk Area 2033 20 NEW
2220 Colockum EF Nov. 3-7 Antlerless GMUs 328, 329 50 3660/6
2221 West Bar EF Nov. 3-7 Antlerless GMU 330 5 637/10
2222 Teanaway EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 Antlerless GMU 335 25 1271/7
2223 Taneum EF Nov. 3-7 Antlerless GMU 336 20 1115/6
2224 Manastash EF Nov. 3-7 Antlerless GMU 340 20 2334/8
2225 Umtanum EF Nov. 3-7 Antlerless GMU 342 20 1734/6
2226 Little Naches EF Nov. 3-7 Antlerless GMU 346 20 2245/8
2227 Nile EF Nov. 3-7 Antlerless GMU 352 10 1075/7
2228 Bumping EF Nov. 3-7 Antlerless GMU 356 15 1203/6
2229 Bethel EF Nov. 3-7 Antlerless GMU 360 10 1597/7
2230 Rimrock EF Nov. 3-7 Antlerless GMU 364 15 1322/8
2231 Cowiche EF Nov. 3-7 Antlerless GMU 368 15 1418/7
2232 Alkali A B, H EF Oct.16-Nov. 5 Antlerless GMU 371 45 554/7
2233 Alkali B B, H EF Nov. 6-24 Antlerless GMU 371 45 NEW
2234 Blackrock Ranches H, P EF Aug. 1, 2021-March 31, 2022 Antlerless Blackrock Ranches 1 179/7
2235 Green River H WA, WF, WM Nov. 13-19 Antlerless GMU 485 12 754/9
2236 Mossyrock C WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 505 20 268/5
2237 Willapa Hills Q WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 506 20 999/7
2238 Winston Q WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 520 10 917/9
2239 Margaret Q WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 524, EXCEPT Elk Area 5066 5 673/7
2240 Ryderwood Q WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 530 15 714/6
2241 Coweeman Q WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 550 10 828/6
2242 Toutle Q WF Nov. 20-30 Antlerless GMU 556 5 1539/7
2243 Lewis River WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 560 15 1573/9
2244 Washougal WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 568 10 379/6
2245 Siouxon WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 572 10 767/7
2246 Wind River WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 574 15 412/6
2247 West Klickitat D WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 578 30 454/5
2248 Norway Pass E WF Oct. 17-23 Antlerless Elk Area 5066 3 168/6
2249 Mudflow E WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless Elk Area 5099 3 701/4
2250 Mallis C WF Dec. 16-31 Antlerless Elk Area 6010 10 300/6
2251 Mallis C WF Jan. 1-20, 2022 Antlerless Elk Area 6010 20 332/7
2252 Puyallup C, H WF Jan. 1-20, 2022 Antlerless Elk Area 6014 10 132/4
2253 Puyallup C, H WF Jan. 21-Feb.10, 2022 Antlerless Elk Area 6014 10 122/5
2254 Puyallup C, H WF Feb. 11-28, 2022 Antlerless Elk Area 6014 10 106/5
2255 Joyce C, H WF Dec. 16-31 Antlerless Elk Area 6030 5 NEW
2256 Hanaford C WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless Elk Area 6069 5 59/6
2257 Williams Creek Q WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 673 50 885/7
2258 Long Beach C WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 684 4 59/5
2259 Turnbull D, L EA Sept. 11-23 Antlerless Elk Area 1015 12 122/5
2260 Malaga C EA Aug. 29-Sept. 4 Antlerless Elk Area 2032 20 102/4
2261 Colockum EA Sept. 11-23 Antlerless GMUs 328, 329 75 1284/5
2262 Colockum EA Nov. 25 – Dec. 8 Antlerless GMU 328 20 551/5
2263 Taneum EA Sept. 11-23 Antlerless GMU 336 60 420/5
2264 Manastash EA Sept. 11-23 Antlerless GMU 340 60 552/5
2265 Umtanum EA Nov. 25 – Dec. 8 Antlerless GMU 342 60 482/5
2266 Nile EA Sept. 11-23 Antlerless GMU 352 50 483/6
2267 Bumping EA Sept. 11-23 Antlerless GMU 356 50 565/6
2268 Rimrock EA Sept. 11-23 Antlerless GMU 364 60 467/4
2269 Cowiche EA Nov. 25 – Dec. 8 Antlerless Elk Area 3681 50 397/5
2270 Margaret Q WA Sept. 11-23 and Dec. 1-15 Antlerless GMU 524, EXCEPT Elk Area 5066 5 275/7
2271 Toutle Q WA Sept. 11-23 and Dec. 1-15 Antlerless GMU 556 10 554/7
2272 Norway Pass E WA Oct. 1-7 Antlerless Elk Area 5066 3 172/6
2273 Mudflow WA Sept. 4-10 and Nov. 18-22 Antlerless Elk Area 5099 5 478/8
2274 Lewis River WA Nov. 24-Dec. 8 Antlerless GMU 560 5 348/4
2275 Siouxon WA Nov. 24-Dec. 8 Antlerless GMU 572 3 155/7
2276 Wynoochee Q WA Nov. 24-Dec. 15 Antlerless GMU 648 95 285/3
2277 North Half EM Oct. 2-8 Antlerless GMUs 101, 105, 204 10 67/4
2278 Douglas EM Oct. 2-8 Antlerless GMU 108 5 35/3
2279 Aladdin EM Oct. 2-8 Antlerless GMU 111 10 59/4
2280 Selkirk EM Oct. 2-8 Antlerless GMU 113 10 118/5
2281 49 Degrees North C, D EM Oct. 2-8 and Dec. 16-31 Antlerless GMU 117 20 220/6
2282 Huckleberry EM Oct. 2-8 and Dec. 16-31 Antlerless GMU 121 10 82/6
2283 Turnbull D, L EM Nov. 27-Dec. 2 Antlerless Elk Area 1015 8 167/5
2284 Turnbull D, L EM Dec. 14-19 Antlerless Elk Area 1015 8 175/5
2285 Blue Creek C EM Dec. 9, 2021-Jan. 20, 2022 Antlerless GMU 154 15 155/5
2286 Mountain View C EM Oct. 2-8 Antlerless Elk Area 1013 5 62/4
2287 Mayview-Peola C EM Oct. 2-8 Antlerless GMUs 145, 178 10 24/2
2288 Couse C EM Oct. 2-8 Antlerless Elk Area 1081 10 46/4
2289 Couse C EM Dec. 1, 2021-Jan. 20, 2022 Antlerless Elk Area 1081 and Elk Area 1075 35 92/3
2290 Malaga C EM Oct. 2-8 Antlerless Elk Area 2032 45 298/4
2291 Colockum EM Oct. 2-10 Antlerless GMUs 328, 329 35 1178/7
2292 Teanaway EM Oct. 2-10 Antlerless GMU 335 20 315/6
2293 Taneum EM Oct. 2-10 Antlerless GMU 336 20 335/6
2294 Manastash EM Oct. 2-10 Antlerless GMU 340 20 515/5
2295 Umtanum EM Oct. 2-10 Antlerless GMU 342 20 459/5
2296 Nile EM Oct. 2-10 Antlerless GMU 352 10 410/5
2297 Bumping EM Oct. 2-10 Antlerless GMU 356 10 444/7
2298 Bethel EM Oct. 2-10 Antlerless GMU 360 10 471/8
2299 Cowiche EM Oct. 2-10 Antlerless GMU 368 10 508/8
2300 Alkali B, H EM Sept. 25-Oct. 15 Antlerless GMU 371 45 202/5
2301 Willapa Hills Q WM Oct. 2-8 Antlerless GMU 506 15 292/6
2302 Mudflow E WM Oct. 2-12 Antlerless Elk Area 5099 4 319/5
2303 Winston Q WM Oct. 2-8 Antlerless GMU 520 5 211/5
2304 Margaret Q WM Oct. 2-8 Antlerless GMU 524, EXCEPT Elk Area 5066 5 190/7
2305 Ryderwood Q WM Oct. 2-8 Antlerless GMU 530 10 184/5
2306 Coweeman Q WM Oct. 2-8 Antlerless GMU 550 10 215/5
2307 Yale WM Oct. 2-8 Antlerless GMU 554 5 121/5
2308 Yale WM Nov. 24-Dec. 15 Antlerless GMU 554 5 303/6
2309 Toutle Q WM Oct. 2-8 Antlerless GMU 556 10 479/7
2310 Lewis River WM Oct. 2-8 Antlerless GMU 560 5 486/5
2311 Washougal WM Nov. 24-Dec. 8 Antlerless GMU 568 10 231/6
2312 Siouxon WM Oct. 2-8 Antlerless GMU 572 5 224/8
2313 Wind River WM Nov. 24-Dec. 8 Antlerless GMU 574 20 307/5
2314 West Klickitat WM Nov. 24-Dec. 8 Antlerless GMU 578 75 NEW
2315 Mount Whittier E WM Oct. 9-15 Antlerless Elk Area 5065 1 60/4
2316 Norway Pass E WM Oct. 9-15 Antlerless Elk Area 5066 2 105/3
2317 Mallis C WM Oct. 2-8 Antlerless Elk Area 6010 10 60/4
2318 Mashel Q WM Jan. 1-15, 2022 Antlerless Elk Area 6054 20 319/6
2319 North River C, Q WM Nov. 24-Dec. 15 Antlerless GMU 658 20 348/6
2320 Forks C, E, H, Q, Z WA, WF, WM Jan. 1-31, 2022 Antlerless Elk Area 6612 20 432/5

Special Hunt Application Required (Category): Elk - Youth

Who May Apply: Only hunters possessing the required license/transport tag under 16 years of age when they purchase their special permit application may apply. You may hunt only with the hunting method in compliance with your tag. See Elk General Information for definitions of tag abbreviations (e.g., EA, EF, EM, WA, WF, WM).

Hunt Choices Allowed: Up to 4 hunt choices may be selected for this category. Use the 4-digit "Hunt Choice" number below to submit your application.

Youth Elk Hunts

You will owe one hunting activity report for EACH special permit awarded, IN ADDITION to your general season hunting activity report.

Hunt Choice

Hunt Name

Hunt Notes

Tag Required to Apply

Hunt Dates

Legal Elk

Unit/Area

Permits

2020 Apps/Avg Points

2400 Turnbull D, H, L EF Nov. 20-25 Antlerless Elk Area 1015 5 120/4
2401 Turnbull D, H, L EF Nov. 20-25 Spike bull only Elk Area 1015 1 68/3
2402 Aladdin EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 Antlerless GMU 111 5 47/3
2403 Selkirk EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 Antlerless GMU 113 5 61/3
2404 49 Degrees North C, D EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 and Dec. 16-31 Antlerless GMU 117 5 94/3
2405 Mayview-Peola C EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 Antlerless GMUs 145, 178 5 33/3
2406 Blue Creek C EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 Antlerless GMU 154 3 102/3
2407 Couse C EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 Antlerless Elk Area 1081 10 32/3
2408 Malaga C EF Nov. 1-12 Antlerless Elk Area 2032 10 187/4
2409 Yakima North EF Nov. 3-11 Antlerless GMUs 336, 340, 342, 346 10 503/4
2410 Yakima Central EF Nov. 3-11 Antlerless GMUs 352, 356, 360 5 340/4
2411 Yakima South EF Nov. 3-11 Antlerless GMUs 364, 368 5 240/5
2412 Alkali B, H EF Dec. 18, 2021-Jan. 3, 2022 Antlerless GMU 371 20 288/4
2413 Yakima Early EA Sept. 11-23 Antlerless GMUs 336, 340, 352, 356, 364 20 NEW
2414 Yakima Late EA Nov. 25-Dec. 8 Antlerless GMUs 342, 368 20 NEW
2415 Yakima North EM Oct. 2-10 Antlerless GMUs 336, 340, 342, 346 10 503/4
2416 Yakima Central EM Oct. 2-10 Antlerless GMUs 352, 356, 360 10 340/4
2417 Yakima South EM Oct. 2-10 Antlerless GMUs 364, 368 10 240/5
2418 Silver Dollar H, P EF Aug. 1, 2021-Mar. 31, 2022 Any elk Silver Dollar 8 313/5
2419 Silver Dollar H, P EF Aug. 1, 2021-Mar. 31, 2022 Antlerless Silver Dollar 6 95/4
2420 Blackrock Ranches H, P EF Aug. 1, 2021-Mar. 31, 2022 Any elk Blackrock Ranches 1 266/6
2421 Blackrock Ranches H, P EF Aug. 1, 2021-Mar. 31, 2022 Antlerless Blackrock Ranches 1 62/3
2422 Alkali B, H EM Nov. 25-Dec.17 Antlerless GMU 371 10 26/2
2423 Sauk C, H WA, WF, WM Nov. 6-28 and Dec. 13-28 Antlerless GMU 437 5 99/3
2424 Mudflow E, H, Q WA, WF, WM Nov. 23-30 Any bull Elk Area 5099 5 639/3
2425 Mudflow E, H, Q WA, WF, WM Oct. 23-31 Antlerless Elk Area 5099 5 359/4
2426 Coweeman Q WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 550 10 149/4
2427 Toutle Q WF Nov. 20-30 Antlerless GMU 556 10 350/4
2428 Lewis River WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 560 5 181/4
2429 Wind River WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 574 5 46/2
2430 West Klickitat D WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 578 10 71/2
2431 Region 5 HC WF, WM Aug. 1, 2021-Mar. 31, 2022 Antlerless Designated Areas in Region 5 10 117/3
2432 Peninsula WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMUs 602, 607, 612, 615 4 76/3
2433 Clearwater Q WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 615 5 87/3
2434 Matheny WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 618 5 35/2
2435 Wynoochee Q WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 648 10 88/3
2436 North River WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 658 5 86/2
2437 Williams Creek Q WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 673 10 131/4
2438 Mallis C WF Dec. 16, 2021-Jan. 20, 2022 Antlerless Elk Area 6010 10 53/3
2439 Peninsula WA Sept. 11-23 Antlerless GMUs 602, 607, 612, 615 2 5/2
2440 Peninsula WM Oct. 2-8 Antlerless GMUs 602, 607, 612, 615 2 19/5
2441 Forks C, E, H, Q, Z WF, WM, WA Dec. 16-31 Antlerless Elk Area 6612 10 68/3
2442 Region 6 H, HC WF Aug. 1, 2021-Mar. 31, 2022 Antlerless Designated Areas in Region 6 7 69/3
2443 Centralia Mine H, S WF Oct. 2-10 Any bull Centralia Mine 1 NEW

Special Hunt Application Required (Category): Elk - 65 and Over

Who May Apply: Only hunters possessing the required license/transport tag who are 65 years and older at some point during the license year. You may hunt only with the hunting method in compliance with your tag. See Elk General Information for definitions of tag abbreviations (e.g., EA, EF, EM, WA, WF, WM).

Hunt Choices Allowed: Up to 4 hunt choices may be selected for this category. Use the 4-digit "Hunt Choice" number below to submit your application.

Elk Hunters 65 Years and Older

You will owe one hunting activity report for EACH special permit awarded, IN ADDITION to your general season hunting activity report.

Hunt Choice

Hunt Name

Hunt Notes

Tag Required to Apply

Hunt Dates

Legal Elk

Unit/Area

Permits

2020 Apps/Avg Points

2500 Northeast C, D EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 and Dec. 16-31 Antlerless GMUs 113, 117 10 248/10
2501 Prescott C, D EF Oct. 30- Nov. 7 Antlerless GMU 149 3 51/10
2502 Blue Creek C, D EF Oct. 30- Nov. 7 Antlerless GMU 154 1 94/8
2503 Marengo C EF Oct. 30- Nov. 7 Antlerless GMU 163 1 35/6
2504 Peola C EF Oct. 30- Nov. 7 Antlerless GMU 178 2 36/8
2505 Malaga C EF Nov. 1-12 Antlerless Elk Area 2032 10 250/10
2506 Yakima North EF Nov. 3-11 Antlerless GMUs 336, 340, 342, 346 10 921/10
2507 Yakima Central EF Nov. 3-11 Antlerless GMUs 352, 356, 360 5 603/8
2508 Yakima South EF Nov. 3-11 Antlerless GMUs 364, 368 5 436/9
2509 Alkali B, H EF Oct. 16-Nov. 5 Antlerless GMU 371 10 175/8
2510 Yakima Early EA Sept. 11-23 Antlerless GMUs 336, 340, 352, 356, 364 10 NEW
2511 Yakima Late EA Nov. 25-Dec. 8 Antlerless GMUs 342, 368 10 NEW
2512 Yakima North EM Oct. 2-10 Antlerless GMUs 336, 340, 342, 346 5 217/9
2513 Yakima Central EM Oct. 2-10 Antlerless GMUs 352, 356, 360 5 179/7
2514 Ryderwood Q WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 530 5 153/7
2515 Willapa Hills WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 506 5 221/9
2516 Sauk C, H WF, WM, WA Nov. 6-28 and Dec. 13-28 Antlerless GMU 437 5 140/9
2517 Peninsula WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMUs 602, 607, 612, 615 3 93/9
2518 Hanaford C, H WF, WM, WA Jan. 1-15, 2022 Antlerless Elk Area 6069 5 106/10
2519 Hanaford C, H WF, WM, WA Jan. 16-31, 2022 Antlerless Elk Area 6069 5 90/8
2520 Peninsula WA Sept. 11-23 Antlerless GMUs 602, 607, 612, 615 1 16/14
2521 Peninsula WM Oct. 2-8 Antlerless GMUs 602, 607, 612, 615 1 35/3
2522 Forks C, E, H, Q, Z WF, WM, WA Dec. 16-31 Antlerless Elk Area 6612 10 101/7
2523 Centralia Mine H, S WF, WM, WA Sept. 4-12 Antlerless Centralia Mine 5 NEW

Special Hunt Application Required (Category): Elk - Hunters with Disabilities

Who May Apply: Only hunters possessing the required license/transport tag registered with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife as a hunter with a disability designation may apply. You may hunt only with the hunting method in compliance with your tag.

Exception: If you have been issued a specific WDFW Special Use Permit for accommodation.

Hunt Choices Allowed: Up to 4 hunt choices may be selected for this category. Use the 4-digit "Hunt Choice" number below to submit your application. See Elk General Information for definitions of tag abbreviations (e.g., EA, EF, EM, WA, WF, WM).

Elk Hunters with Disabilities

You will owe one hunting activity report for EACH special permit awarded, IN ADDITION to your general season hunting activity report.

Hunt Choice

Hunt Name

Hunt Notes

Tag Required to Apply

Hunt Dates

Legal Elk

Unit/Area

Permits

2020 Apps/Avg Points

2600 Northeast C, D EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 and Dec. 16-31 Antlerless GMUs 113, 117 4 64/6
2601 Turnbull D, H, L EF, EM, EA Oct. 6-11 Antlerless Elk Area 1015 5 88/8
2602 Prescott C, D EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 Antlerless GMU 149 3 23/3
2603 Blue Creek C, D EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 Antlerless GMU 154 1 38/4
2604 Marengo C EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 Antlerless GMU 163 1 35/5
2605 Peola C EF Oct. 30-Nov. 7 Antlerless GMU 178 2 13/4
2606 Observatory H EF, EM, EA Oct. 25-Nov. 7 Any bull GMUs 334, 340, 342 2 333/9
2607 Little Naches H EF, EM, EA Oct. 2-10 Any bull GMU 346 2 366/13
2608 Malaga C EF, EM, EA Sept. 6-17 Antlerless Elk Area 2032 10 121/4
2609 Yakima North H EF, EM, EA Nov. 3-11 Antlerless GMUs 336, 340, 342, 346 10 342/10
2610 Yakima Central H EF, EM, EA Nov. 3-11 Antlerless GMUs 352, 356, 360 5 227/7
2611 Yakima South H EF, EM, EA Nov. 3-11 Antlerless GMUs 364, 368 5 181/6
2612 Alkali B, H EF, EM, EA Oct. 16-Nov. 5 Any elk GMUs 334, 371 5 122/11
2613 Corral Canyon C, H EF, EM, EA Sept. 25-Oct. 3 Any elk Elk Area 3721 2 21/9
2614 Sauk C, H WF, WM, WA Nov. 6-28 and Dec. 13-28 Antlerless GMU 437 5 81/9
2615 Mudflow E, H WF, WM, WA Oct. 14-20 Antlerless Elk Area 5099 5 217/12
2616 Mudflow E, H WF, WM, WA Sept. 22-28 Any bull Elk Area 5099 5 379/10
2617 Washougal WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMU 568 5 54/4
2618 Region 5 HC WF, WM Aug. 1, 2021-Mar. 31, 2022 Antlerless Designated Areas in Region 5 5 102/7
2619 Peninsula WF Nov. 6-17 Antlerless GMUs 602, 607, 612, 615 3 70/5
2620 Peninsula WM Oct. 2-8 Antlerless GMUs 602, 607, 612, 615 1 19/7
2621 Peninsula WA Sept. 11-23 Antlerless GMUs 602, 607, 612, 615 1 17/4
2622 Silver Dollar H, P EF Aug. 1, 2021-Mar. 31, 2022 Antlerless Silver Dollar 2 21/5
2623 Centralia Mine H, S WF, WM, WA Sept. 18-26 Antlerless Centralia Mine 5 NEW

Special Hunt Application Required (Category): Elk - Master Hunter

Who May Apply: Only hunters possessing the required license/transport tag with a current Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Master Hunter card may apply.

Hunt Choices Allowed: Up to 4 hunt choices may be selected for this category. Use the 4-digit "Hunt Choice" number below to submit your application.

Notes: Any legal weapon may be used while hunting the following hunts unless otherwise specified in the hunt notes or required by the Hunt Coordinator. Only one animal may be taken under this Special Permit opportunity, unless otherwise allowed by department rule. All Master Hunter elk hunts require the purchase of a master hunter second elk tag. See Elk General Information for definitions of tag abbreviations (e.g., EA, EF, EM, WA, WF, WM).

For more information about the Master Hunter Permit Program see: wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/requirements/master-hunter

Master Hunter Elk Hunts

You will owe one hunting activity report for EACH special permit awarded, IN ADDITION to your general season hunting activity report.

Hunt Choice

Hunt Name

Hunt Notes

Tag Required to Apply

Must Purchase 2nd Tag if Drawn

Hunt Dates

Legal Elk

Unit/Area

Permits

2020 Apps/Avg Points

2700 Turnbull D, H, L Any elk tag Yes Dec. 21-31 Antlerless Elk Area 1015 5 99/8
2701 Region 1 H, HC EF, EA, EM Yes Aug. 1, 2021-Mar. 31, 2022 Antlerless Region 1 20 64/5
2702 Region 2 H, HC Any elk tag Yes Aug. 1, 2021-Mar. 31, 2022 Antlerless Designated Areas in Region 2 10 46/4
2703 Region 3 H, HC Any elk tag Yes Aug. 1, 2021-Mar. 31, 2022 Antlerless Designated Areas in Region 3 20 158/5
2704 Rattlesnake Hills C, D, H, HC Any elk tag Yes Aug. 1, 2021-Mar. 31, 2022 Antlerless Designated Areas in GMU 372 20 60/3
2705 Region 4 North H, HC Any elk tag Yes July 1, 2021-Mar. 31, 2022 Antlerless Designated Areas in Whatcom and Skagit counties 13 100/4
2706 Region 4 South H, HC Any elk tag Yes July 1, 2021-Mar. 31, 2022 Antlerless Designated Areas in King and Snohomish counties 10 74/6
2707 Pumice Plains E, H Any elk tag Yes Oct. 9-15 Antlerless Elk Area 5063 2 64/4
2708 Pumice Plains E, H Any elk tag Yes Oct. 17-23 Antlerless Elk Area 5063 3 60/9
2709 Region 5 H, HC WF, WA, WM Yes Aug. 1, 2021-Mar. 31, 2022 Antlerless Designated areas in Region 5 20 89/4
2710 Long Beach C, D, E, H Any elk tag Yes July 1, 2021-Mar. 31, 2022 Antlerless GMU 684 5 26/4
2711 Region 6 H, HC WF, WA, WM Yes July 1, 2021-Mar. 31, 2022 Antlerless Designated Areas in Region 6 30 97/4
2712 Region 5 Northwest-Hoof Disease HD Any elk tag Yes Dec. 1, 2021-Feb. 28, 2022 Antlerless GMUs 501, 503, 504, 505, 506 (except CLOSED in Elk Area 6010), 520, 524, 530, 550 15 NEW
2713 Region 5 Southeast-Hoof Disease HD Any elk tag Yes Dec. 1, 2021-Feb. 28, 2022 Antlerless GMUs 554, 560, 564, 568, 572, 574, 578 (except CLOSED in Elk Area 5062), 388, 382 10 NEW
2714 Region 6 Willapa Hills-Hoof Disease HD Any elk tag Yes Dec. 1, 2021-Feb. 28, 2022 Antlerless GMUs 658, 660, 663, 672 (except CLOSED in Elk Area 6010), 673 (except CLOSED in Elk Area 6010), 681 15 NEW

Elk Hunt Notes

B

Military installation; access may be extremely limited.

C

Private lands; access is extremely limited. If you cannot secure access to private lands, do not apply for these hunts.

D

See Hunting Access & Closures for information about hunting on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service refuge lands.

E

Before applying, for important hunt information and restrictions check out the WDFW website: wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/special-hunts

H

Must wear hunter orange and/or hunter pink.

HC

This is a damage hunt administered by a WDFW designated Hunt Coordinator. Successful applicants will be contacted on an as-needed basis to help with specific sites of deer/elk damage on designated landowner's property. Not all successful applicants will be contacted in any given year, depending on damage activity for that year.

HD

Hunters are expected to target elk displaying clinical signs of elk hoof disease such as limping, lameness, or hoof abnormalities and must submit the hooves from the elk they harvested to the department for inspection. If they successfully harvest an elk with clinical signs of elk hoof disease, they will be allowed to harvest an additional elk using their unfilled general season tag. Hunters that have already harvested an elk using their general season tag will not be allowed to harvest an additional elk.

L

Turnbull hunts will be administered by Turnbull NWR. For details visit http://www.fws.gov/refuge/Turn...

P

Blackrock Ranches (Yakima Co.) and Silver Dollar (Yakima and Benton Cos) lie just west of the Hanford Monument. Hunting is managed for a quality experience by scheduling hunt dates and controlling hunter numbers. Hunters with limited flexibility for hunt dates may experience scheduling problems. Hunters can generally expect one day hunts during the permit season with written authorization from the hunt manager. All successfully drawn permit applicants will receive an information packet detailing hunt rules, regulations and scheduling.

Q

Some private timberland owners in this hunt area are limiting access or charging fees for access. If you cannot secure access in advance, do not apply for these hunts.

R

Columbia Plateau Wildlife Management Association is located in Spokane Co. GMU 130 near Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge. All hunters must check in and out on hunt day. Hunter information must be filled out and returned to CPWMA before August 30. Applicants see website www.cpwma.org or contact the manager at 509-263-4616.

S

All hunters must be escorted to hunt locations by Centralia Mine staff. Successfully drawn applicants will receive an information packet detailing hunt rules, regulations and scheduling from TransAlta, owners of Centralia Mine. Individuals selected for these hunts will be granted a single weekend within the listed time frame. Coordination with the hunt manager is required when selecting specific weekend dates.

Y

Successful applicants will receive a package including the Watershed entry regulations and an access permit from the USFS.

Z

Must use only archery, muzzleloader, or legal shotgun (10 or 12 guage; slugs only).

Washington