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Big Game Auction Instructions/Deadlines


Big Game Raffle and Auction Hunts


Mule Deer

General Rules

  • Residents and non-residents may purchase auction tags.

  • Individuals may bid as a representative of the tag buyer, but the tag holder must be identified at the conclusion of the auction event.

  • All auction tags are in addition to controlled and general season tags.

  • Individuals may only purchase one auction tag per year for each species.

  • Purchasers of deer and elk auction tags must have a valid Oregon hunting license before the tag can be issued.

  • Purchasers of bighorn sheep, pronghorn antelope, or Rocky Mountain goat auction tags will be issued a Oregon hunting license free of charge.

  • Bids will be accepted at each auction event in person or over the phone.
Mule Deer

Auction Instructions

  • Contact the auction event contact listed in the Oregon Big Game Regulations prior to the event to arrange to bid by phone.

  • Payment for winning bids will be made to the auction organization. The organization will then forward 90% of the payment to ODFW.

  • Deer and elk auction tags will be issued in June after all tags have been auctioned.

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