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Elk Controlled Hunt Antlered Season

Controlled Hunt 2012 - Hunt Area 37

10/1/2012 - 10/24/2012

Antlered Elk elk info»
Only elk with at least one antler longer than 6 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlered elk only. In antlered or spike-only seasons, antlers much accompany the carcass while in transit. view all»
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun. more»

Special Restrictions:
  • Motorized Hunting Rule (MHR): Motorized vehicle use as an aid to hunting for wildlife is restricted to established roadways open to motorized vehicle traffic capable of travel by full-sized automobiles. A full-size automobile shall be defined as any motorized vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) in excess of 1,500 lbs. Find out more information about hunting with ATVs and the Motor Hunting Restriction at fishgame.idaho.gov/cms/hunt/atv/

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Hunt Area

Hunt Area 37
All of Unit 37. Area Size: 449,656 acres
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Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 2011 37 62 45 72 215 45 7 56
2012 2012 37 65 43 66 303 43 11.7 45.2
2011 2012 37 60 37 61 350 37 8.2 53.7
2010 2013 37 55 38 69 199 38 7.9 47.4
2009 2013 37 53 29 55 267 29 10.3 44.8
2008 2012 37 50 25 50 236 25 16 52
2007 2012 37 49 30 61 211 30 7 83
2006 2012 37 18 14 78 82 14 14 57
2005 2012 37 18 10 56 86 10 0 10 30
2004 2012 37 51 23 45 258 22 0 23 45
2003 2012 37 47 25 53 283 25 0 21 17
2002 2012 37 137 58 42 750 57 1 7 40
2001 2012 37 137 44 32 782 39 5 11 29
2000 2012 37 79 79 0 13 28

Source: Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Drawing Odds for 1st & 2nd Choice Applicants (controlled hunts only)

Hunt Information 1st Choice 2nd Choice Total
Year Hunt Number Hunt Area Draw* Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2013 2011 37 1 419 65 16 120 0 0 65 65
2012 2012 37 1 398 65 16 164 0 0 65 65
2012 2012 37 2 66 1 2 20 0 0 1 1
2011 2012 37 1 404 65 16 128 0 0 65 65
2010 2013 37 1 375 55 15 155 0 0 55 55
2010 2013 37 2 171 5 3 39 0 0 5 5
2009 2013 37 1 330 55 17 125 0 0 55 55
2009 2013 37 2 37 1 3 12 0 0 1 1
2008 2012 37 1 370 55 15 171 0 0 55 55
2008 2012 37 2 43 1 2 9 0 0 1 1
2007 2012 37 1 305 55 18 126 0 0 55 55
2006 2012 37 1 162 20 12 93 0 0 20 20
2005 2012 37 1 170 20 12 94 0 0 20 20
2005 2012 37 2 15 1 7 10 0 0 1 1
2004 2012 37 1 243 50 20 139 0 0 50 50
2003 2012 37 1 260 50 19 92 0 0 50 50
2002 2012 37 1 396 150 37 176 0 0 150 150
2001 2012 37 1 339 150 44 191 0 0 150 150
2000 2012 37 1 470 150 31 179 0 0 150 150
1999 2013 37-1 1 339 50 14 158 0 0 50 50
1998 2012 37-1 1 284 75 26 175 0 0 75 75

Source: IDFG Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Drawing Odds for Resident & NonResident Applicants (controlled hunts only)

Hunt Information Resident NonResident Total
Year Hunt Number Hunt Area Draw* 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2013 2011 37 1 372 61 16 47 4 9 65 65
2012 2012 37 1 357 59 17 41 6 15 65 65
2012 2012 37 2 63 1 2 3 0 0 1 1
2011 2012 37 1 378 59 16 26 6 23 65 65
2010 2013 37 1 337 52 15 38 3 8 55 55
2010 2013 37 2 160 5 3 11 0 0 5 5
2009 2013 37 1 306 50 16 24 5 21 55 55
2009 2013 37 2 35 1 3 2 0 0 1 1
2008 2012 37 1 321 51 16 49 4 8 55 55
2008 2012 37 2 40 1 2 3 0 0 1 1
2007 2012 37 1 259 50 19 46 5 11 55 55
2006 2012 37 1 143 18 13 19 2 11 20 20
2005 2012 37 1 141 18 13 29 2 7 20 20
2005 2012 37 2 15 1 7 0 0 100 1 1
2004 2012 37 1 195 45 23 48 5 10 50 50
2003 2012 37 1 219 45 20 41 5 12 50 50
2002 2012 37 1 321 135 42 75 15 20 150 150
2001 2012 37 1 273 135 49 66 15 22 150 150
2000 2012 37 1 388 135 34 82 15 18 150 150
1999 2013 37-1 1 295 47 15 44 3 6 50 50
1998 2012 37-1 1 236 68 28 48 7 14 75 75

Source: IDFG Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Licenses, tags and permits may be purchased:

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Resident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Adult Elk Tag $30.75 2012
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Elk Tag $16.50 2012
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $6.25 2012

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag $39.75 2012
  • Adult Elk Tag $416.75 2012
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $14.75 2012

Note: A valid hunting license is required.

* Indicates this item is optional.

Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management Agency

U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 49.35% 49.35 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 3.02% 3.02 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 37.94% 37.94 %
Private Graph illustrating 9.69% 9.69 %

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Surface Management Agency data source: Inside Idaho
*Surface Management Agency (a.k.a. Land Status) depicts categories for Federal and State agencies as well as Private lands in Idaho. For government land, this data displays the "managing agency" of the land, which may or may not be the same as the "owning agency" of the land. SMA is sometimes referred to as "ownership", although this term is inaccurate when describing public lands.

Access Yes! Properties

Access Yes! is Fish & Game program designed to improve sportsmen's access to private land or through private land to public land by compensating willing landowners who provide access.

No properties are currently available in this hunt area.
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Forest Service Land

Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Riparian Graph illustrating 0.19% 0.19 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 80.85% 80.85 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 8.84% 8.84 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 1.91% 1.91 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 0.52% 0.52 %
Forest Graph illustrating 7.69% 7.69 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

The Weather Channel * Weather data provided by The Weather Channel®.

Outfitters and Guides

Local Elk Outfitters & Guides

No pack trip outfitters are available in Controlled Hunt 2012 - Hunt Area 37.

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Services

Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services

* Services pages courtesy of the Official Idaho Travel and Tourism Guide

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