• Washington Big Game Species

    - BIG GAME SPECIES:
    Deer
    Elk
    Moose
    Bear
    Mountain Lion
    Bighorn Sheep

    - SMALL GAME SPECIES:

    - BIRDS:
    Turkey
    Pheasant
    Migratory Game Birds

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  • Important Links

    https://www.fws.gov/visit-us

  • Washington State Wildlife Office

    Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
    https://wdfw.wa.gov/hunting
    1111 Washington St SE
    Olympia, WA 98501
    360-902-2220
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  • Washington Hunting Information

    Residents are required to apply for and obtain a hunting license to legally hunt in the state of Washington.
    Non-residents are required to apply for and obtain a hunting license to legally hunt in the state of Washington.
    Residency requires an individual to have resided within the state of Washington for at least 90 days immediately preceding applying for and obtaining a hunting license. Residency may be proven by a Washington driver's license, state I.D. card, or military I.D. showing Washington as the duty station.
    A resident must pay an annual small game hunting license fee of $40.50.
    A resident youth (under age 16) must pay an annual small game hunting license fee of $18.50.
    A resident senior must pay an annual small game hunting license fee of $18.50.
    A non-resident must pay an annual small game hunting license fee of $183.50 or3-day small game license fee of $68.

    A non-resident youth (under age 16) must pay an annual small game hunting license fee of $18.50.
    Residents and non-residents are required to obtain additional licenses, permits, and tags for hunting deer, elk, bear, cougar, moose, mountain goat, bighorn sheep, turkey, migratory birds, and pheasant.

    "Hunting Laws by State" FindLaw, https://www.findlaw.com/state/state-fish-and-game-laws/hunting-laws-by-state-findlaw.html. Accessed July 15, 2022.

Military, Veterans, Seniors, Disabled, and Children receive significant discounts from liscenses and other fees. Check out Washington State Wildlife website for a full breakdown.

2022 Fees

Yearly and Seasonal Base License:

Ownership of a Washington hunting lisence may or may not be required to apply, purchase, or earn points for game tags.

Youth Combination License - $57.00
Youth Elk License - $22.30
Youth Elk and Deer License - $41.50
Youth Deer License - $22.30
Youth Black Bear License - $13.50

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BIG GAME Tag Application Fees

Application fees are non-refundable. The State of Washington uses these funds to support wildlife conservation.

Special Permit Application - Youth under 16 (per species) - $3.80
Special Permit Application - Adult (per species) - $110.50

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BIG GAME Tags

TAG FEES paid at the time of issuance (if selected):

Sheep Moose Goat Tag - $1,652.00
Elk Tag - $497.50
Elk Deer Tag - $740.00
Deer Tag - $434.80
Bear Tag - $222.50

*Prices may vary. Please check the Washington State Wildlife website for the most up to date information.

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