Draw and Regular Elk to Open Friday in Select Nipawin Area Zones

(Last Updated On: September 14, 2017)

While several Wildlife Management Zones surrounding Nipawin open Friday, September 15th for Draw and Regular Elk, however, some zones won’t be open for the cow Elk draw until October 15, 2017.

For the Draw Elk (Limited to Saskatchewan residents only) Wildlife Management Zones including 39, 40, 41, 42E, 42W, 43, 44, 45W, 46, 52 and 54 among others, will be open for archery, muzzleloader, crossbow, shotgun, and rifle from Sept. 15 – Sept. 30 and  Dec. 10 – Dec. 19 for one elk, either sex.

Draw Elk for the Fort à la Corne Wildlife Management Unit (Designate WMZ FLC) already opened for archery, muzzleloader, crossbow, shotgun, and rifle on September 1st, 2017 and runs until September 30th then reopens on December 10th until December 19th for one elk, either sex.

Wildlife Management Zone 50, among others, won’t open for the Draw Elk until Sunday, October 15 until  Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 for archery, muzzleloader, crossbow, shotgun and rifle and hunters are limited to one antlerless elk.

September 15th also marks opening day for Regular Elk, in most Nipawin area zones, please view the 2017 Hunter’s and Trapper’s Guide for detailed information on Zone openings and regulations.

For more on Wildlife Management Zones for all species, you can visit the Government of Saskatchewan’s web site using the links provided.


Hunting in Saskatchewan – Sask Government website 



Hunters and Trappers Guide 2017



Interactive Zone Map


Hunting in Saskatchewan


Hunters and Trappers Guide 2017


Zone Map


Interactive Zone Map


Post Author: Joanne Francis

Joanne Francis is the Editor and Journalist for Nipawin News