As of Tuesday morning, 468 over-the-counter nonresident elk tags were set to become available as second tags for residents to purchase at nonresident prices.

The tags were either returned or exchanged from previous nonresident purchases, and through the IDFG sold-out returned tag program, the tags will become available Thursday morning at 9 a.m. PST at any license vendor, online or at IDFG offices on a first-come, first-served basis.

Numbers could increase before the sale begins Thursday, and along with the near-500 elk tags, 33 nonresident deer tags were set to go on sale.

The list of available returned and exchanged tags was made public Tuesday morning, and prior to the second sale of nonresident elk and deer tags Aug. 27 the list of those available will be made public two days ahead of time, Aug. 25 at 9 a.m. PST.

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