No. You cannot switch your elk or deer tag after the Special Permit submission deadline date if you submitted hunt choices for a Special Permit. You cannot switch from eastern to western (or western to eastern) once the Special Permit submission deadline has passed. You can exchange your tag if you make the request before the Special Permit submission deadline.
If you submitted Points Option or do not apply for Special Permits, you can exchange your tag before the following deadlines:
1. Archery tag holder – September 1
2. Muzzleloader tag holder – September 20
3. Modern Firearm tag holder– October 10
6th of January, 2014