You dont have to apply for general elk and deer as a resident...he can buy both OTC next July.
He could also purchase leftovers after July next year as a Resident as well...most of the LO areas dont sell out.
The bigger question...I hope you made a trip to Hanna to see what you're getting into...WOW!
"...the world outside, which my brother and I soon discovered, was full of bastards, the number increasing rapidly the farther one gets from Missoula, Montana." -Norman Maclean
"They were still so young they hadn't learned to count the odds and to sense they might owe the universe a tragedy"