Our mission is “to PRESERVE, PROTECT and ENHANCE wildlife populations on San Carlos for the benefit of the Tribe and for the benefit of the ecosystem”

15 Nov 2019
Available hunts for 2019-2020
Non-Tribal Member Fishing Prices
5 Nov 2019
Opening Hours

Rocky Mountain Elk

The Malay Gap Elk herd is managed for hunting opportunity with a higher availibility of tag allotments. Spanning roughly 134,000 acres and tucked away in the north-eastern corner of the Reservation, this Elk unit is truly a hidden gem. Two archery-only hunts are scheduled during the rut for both Tribal and Non-Tribal members with bull Elk averaging 340-380 inches on the Boone & Crockett scale. Winter weather in the high country annually drives elk onto the Reservation providing Rifle hunters with a chance to harvest bulls scoring well into the 300" class.

Cow Elk hunts are conducted in the fall and are available for the Drylake and Ninemile Elk units. 

These Non-Trophy Elk Hunts are available through a lottery process with an entry/application fee of $26.00 (1 entry per person per hunt). Lottery dates for the 2018-2019 hunts are December 4, 2017 to February 24, 2018 with a drawing date of February 26, 2018. Any leftover tags will be sold on a first come first serve basis. Contact the Department for more information.



Non Member:

Activity: Period: Fee: Description: Permits
Elk Archery 1st September 1-15, 2018 $4,500 Malay Gap 5
Elk Archery 2nd September 16 - 30, 2018 $4,500 Malay Gap 5
Elk Antlerless Nov 3 - 11, 2018 $600 Dry Lake  15
    $600 Nine Mile 15
Elk Rifle January 6-14, 2018 $3,500 Malay Gap  30


Tribal Member: DEC. ELK LOTTERY OPEN OCT. 1, 2018 TO NOVEMBER 17, 2018

Activity: Period: Fee: Description: LIMIT
Dec. Elk Lottery (Anterlered) December 1-16, 2018 $156.00 Dry Lake


      Nine Mile 4
      Hilltop 2
Dec. Elk Lottery (Anterless) December 1-16, 2018 15.60 Dry Lake 10
      Nine Mile 10
      Hilltop 10
Dec. Elk Lottery December 1-16, 2018 15.60 Malay Gap 100



January Elk Lottery 

Jan. 20 - Feb. 4, 2018 15.60 Malay Gap  100