No. If you apply for a Special Permit and submitted hunt choices, then you are not able to switch your weapon type or change from eastern to western (or western to eastern) once the Special Permit submission deadline has passed.
You are able to exchange your tag if you make the request before the Special Permit submission deadline date. Also, if you only submitted the Points Option hunt choice for that species, you would be able to exchange your tag prior to the following deadline dates: for Archery tag holders – September 1, Muzzleloader – September 20, or Modern Firearm – October 10.
4th of June, 2013