Oregon Elk Hunting Season Dates

Oregon Elk Hunting Seasons: Dates and Tags

Oregon's elk hunting seasons are segmented into specific periods, each associated with different regions and tags. This guide outlines the key dates for these seasons, along with the respective tags required for each.

West Cascade

  • Hunting Dates: November 11 to November 17.
  • Required Tag: General West Cascade Tag.
  • Details: This season is specific to the West Cascade region, requiring hunters to possess the General West Cascade Tag.

Rocky Mountain

  • Hunting Dates: November 11 to November 19.
  • Required Tag: General Eastern Oregon Rocky Mountain Second Season Tag.
  • Details: This period is designated for hunting in the Rocky Mountain areas of Eastern Oregon. The required tag reflects the region and the season.

Coast Bull Elk (First Season)

  • Hunting Dates: November 18 to November 21.
  • Required Tag: General Western Oregon Coast First Season Tag.
  • Details: Targeting the Western Oregon Coast, this first season for bull elk hunting necessitates the corresponding first season tag.

Coast Bull Elk (Second Season)

  • Hunting Dates: November 25 to December 1.
  • Required Tag: General Western Oregon Coast Second Season Tag.
  • Details: This is the second season for bull elk in the Western Oregon Coast region, requiring the second season tag for participation.

Western/Eastern (General Archery Season)

  • Hunting Dates: September 2 to October 1.
  • Required Tag: General Archery Season Tag.
  • Details: Spanning both Western and Eastern regions, this general archery season offers a broader opportunity for archery hunters. The general archery season tag is necessary for this period.
Wild Advisor Pro


The legal advice provided on Wild Advisor Pro is intended as a summary of the hunting, camping, hiking, and fishing laws and regulations and does not constitute legal language or professional advice. We make every effort to ensure the information is accurate and up to date, but it should not be relied upon as legal authority. For the most current and comprehensive explanation of the laws and regulations, please consult the official government websites or a qualified legal professional. Wild Advisor Pro is not responsible for any misunderstandings or misinterpretations of the information presented and shall not be held liable for any losses, damages, or legal disputes arising from the use of this summary information. Always check with the appropriate governmental authorities for the latest information regarding outdoor regulations and compliance.