I would check the state's or province's rules for that. It may vary, but usually you must keep some portion that identifies what sex the game was, and of course keep the tag. Should keep the rack too, to prove it was legal. In most states when transporting game, the tag must be attached to that game animal, regardless of whether its gutted, skinned or butchered.
As Cowgal said that would be a provincial law. Saskatchewan uses a two-tag system, for every licence you're issued a meat seal and a head/hide seal. The meat seal must remain affixed until butchering, the head/hide seal must remain affixed until min 31 Mar.
For most on here there is a dream trip floating up around in their heads but there is a question of how to pay for it. This has been a problem for all hunters that wish for that elusive moose, bear, goat, sheep, elk, deer, or any other hunt where you are required to hire a guide or you choose to hire one for that hunt of a lifetime.
First off I am not a financial planner I am just a hunter that learned a long time ago that even with a great job there are going to be some...