Oregon has leftover big game tags available for 2021! If you didn't draw and are looking to pick up a tag, all leftovers will go on sale starting July 1, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. PST. You can pick up a tag online only here. You cannot purchase leftover tags at any Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife offices.
Note: No preference points will be given or taken away when purchasing a leftover tag in Oregon. Getting a leftover tag has no influence on your points.
Be sure to research the leftover hunt area thoroughly before you apply! Some units could have private land access issues.
Also, there's a potential like most states leftover draws for a rush of people trying to get a tag. Make sure you know your username and password ahead of time. Once logged in and if it's after 10:00 a.m. PST you will see a box in the upper right portion of the screen for the leftover tag sales. There could be a chance you are placed in a purchase waiting queue. Just wait it out until it's your time to make your purchase. Once you get in, you will have 15 minutes to complete your transaction—so be sure to know what you want to apply for ahead of time.
The list of available licenses can be found here and also in the tables below.
In total there are 1,062 elk tags leftover. Of those 1,062 elk tags, there are some units where nonresidents cannot pick up a leftover tag, so in total there are only 109 tags that could be picked up by a nonresident in various units. See the available tags in the table below. Most leftover elk tags are any legal weapon, but there are a few muzzleloader options available as well.
Of the 100-Buck series leftover tags, there are a total of 6,235 buck tags available. Just like elk, there are limits on nonresident deer tags and certain units where nonresidents cannot pick up a leftover tag. In total there are 345 tags that could be picked up by nonresidents. See the available tags in the table below. The majority of leftover deer tags are for archery.
Leftover tags are no longer available as an additional tag.
Hunters who were successful in the controlled hunt draw or have already purchased a general season tag cannot purchase a leftover tag for the same species
Note: No preference points will be given or taken away when purchasing leftover tags
Getting a leftover tag has no influence on your points