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Controlled Hunt 2018 - Hunt Area 43

10/15/2012 - 11/9/2012

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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»
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Hunt Area 43
All of Unit 43. Area Size: 448,051 acres
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Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 2017 43 10 6 60 55 6 0 67
2013 2018 43 83 41 50 492 41 12 50
2012 2017 43 9 3 33 71 3 0 66.7
2012 2018 43 85 34 40 448 34 5.9 67.6
2011 2017 43 10 6 55 63 6 0 63.6
2011 2018 43 88 27 31 573 27 0 72.3
2010 2018 43 9 4 51 58 4 0 77.8
2010 2019 43 77 30 39 563 30 6.7 43.3
2009 2017 43 10 3 30 64 3 0 100
2009 2018 43 81 22 27 507 22 4.6 54.2
2008 2016 43 10 2 20 52 2 0 100
2008 2017 43 117 27 23 697 27 4 70
2007 2016 43 10 4 40 59 4 0 50
2007 2017 43 120 23 19 532 23 13 48
2006 2016 43-1 9 6 67 79 6 0 33
2006 2017 43-1 107 22 21 729 19 1 11 33
2005 2016 43-1 7 2 29 23 2 0 0 50
2005 2017 43-1 115 31 27 547 30 1 13 24
2005 2018 43-1 102 26 25 479 26 0 27 35
2004 2016 43-1 8 4 50 30 4 0 0 75
2004 2017 43-1 118 26 22 768 23 0 9 35
2004 2018 43-1 166 11 7 1226 10 0 20 20
2003 2016 43 18 16 89 256 16 0 0 100
2003 2017 43 181 64 35 2135 64 0 24 24
2003 2018 43 175 52 30 1853 50 0 14 45
2002 2016 43 20 2 10 106 2 0 0 50
2002 2017 43 173 34 20 1165 29 5 12 42
2002 2018 43 158 32 20 838 27 5 36 20
2001 2016 43 18 7 39 120 7 0 17 33
2001 2017 43 120 26 22 748 25 1 27 41
2001 2018 43 127 26 20 684 25 1 22 52
2000 2016 43 6 6 0 0 60
2000 2017 43 22 21 0 6 39
2000 2018 43 26 26 0 9 36

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 2017 43 1 151 10 7 143 0 0 10 10
2013 2018 43 1 525 90 17 282 0 0 90 90
2013 2018 43 2 235 4 2 56 0 0 4 4
2012 2017 43 1 201 10 5 142 0 0 10 10
2012 2018 43 1 479 90 19 241 0 0 90 90
2012 2018 43 2 174 3 2 53 0 0 3 3
2011 2017 43 1 168 10 6 98 0 0 10 10
2011 2017 43 2 47 1 2 19 0 0 1 1
2011 2018 43 1 365 90 25 205 0 0 90 90
2011 2018 43 2 113 2 2 42 0 0 2 2
2010 2018 43 1 185 10 5 86 0 0 10 10
2010 2019 43 1 402 90 22 224 0 0 90 90
2010 2019 43 2 198 7 4 68 0 0 7 7
2009 2017 43 1 182 10 5 118 0 0 10 10
2009 2018 43 1 363 90 25 210 0 0 90 90
2009 2018 43 2 150 5 3 39 0 0 5 5
2008 2016 43 1 153 10 7 121 0 0 10 10
2008 2017 43 1 354 125 35 240 0 0 125 125
2008 2017 43 2 96 5 5 43 0 0 5 5
2007 2016 43 1 187 10 5 94 0 0 10 10
2007 2017 43 1 313 125 40 196 0 0 125 125
2007 2017 43 2 141 12 9 33 0 0 12 12
2006 2016 43-1 1 175 10 6 112 0 0 10 10
2006 2017 43-1 1 343 125 36 248 0 0 125 125
2005 2016 43-1 1 215 10 5 83 0 0 10 10
2005 2017 43-1 1 308 125 41 230 0 0 125 125
2005 2017 43-1 2 102 9 9 67 0 0 9 9
2005 2018 43-1 1 151 125 83 173 0 0 125 125
2005 2018 43-1 2 60 6 10 42 0 0 6 6
2004 2016 43-1 1 249 10 4 96 0 0 10 10
2004 2017 43-1 1 345 150 43 236 0 0 150 150
2004 2017 43-1 2 68 3 4 24 0 0 3 3
2004 2018 43-1 1 182 175 96 249 0 0 175 175
2004 2018 43-1 2 21 3 14 51 0 0 3 3
2003 2016 43 1 219 20 9 114 0 0 20 20
2003 2017 43 1 362 194 53 235 0 0 194 194
2003 2018 43 1 204 198 97 245 0 0 198 198
2002 2016 43 1 285 20 7 111 0 0 20 20
2002 2017 43 1 397 194 48 232 0 0 194 194
2002 2018 43 1 192 192 100 274 6 2 198 198
2001 2016 43 1 260 20 7 93 0 0 20 20
2001 2017 43 1 353 144 40 201 0 0 144 144
2001 2018 43 1 190 148 77 212 0 0 148 148
2000 2016 43 1 233 20 8 110 0 0 20 20
2000 2017 43 1 413 144 34 201 0 0 144 144
2000 2018 43 1 208 148 71 202 0 0 148 148
1999 2016 43-1 1 316 20 6 96 0 0 20 20
1999 2017 43-2 1 591 295 49 371 0 0 295 295
1999 2018 43-3 1 205 199 97 263 0 0 199 199
1998 2016 43-1 1 269 20 7 150 0 0 20 20
1998 2017 43-2 1 606 300 49 363 0 0 300 300
1998 2018 43-3 1 242 200 82 248 0 0 200 200

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 2017 43 1 146 10 7 5 0 0 10 10
2013 2018 43 1 453 81 18 72 9 12 90 90
2013 2018 43 2 197 4 2 38 0 0 4 4
2012 2017 43 1 192 10 5 9 0 0 10 10
2012 2018 43 1 404 81 20 75 9 12 90 90
2012 2018 43 2 151 2 1 23 1 4 3 3
2011 2017 43 1 159 9 6 9 1 11 10 10
2011 2017 43 2 46 1 2 1 0 0 1 1
2011 2018 43 1 310 81 26 55 9 16 90 90
2011 2018 43 2 97 2 2 16 0 0 2 2
2010 2018 43 1 175 9 5 10 1 10 10 10
2010 2019 43 1 337 81 24 65 9 14 90 90
2010 2019 43 2 177 7 4 21 0 0 7 7
2009 2017 43 1 172 10 6 10 0 0 10 10
2009 2018 43 1 302 81 27 61 9 15 90 90
2009 2018 43 2 129 5 4 21 0 0 5 5
2008 2016 43 1 136 10 7 17 0 0 10 10
2008 2017 43 1 298 113 38 56 12 21 125 125
2008 2017 43 2 77 3 4 19 2 11 5 5
2007 2016 43 1 166 9 5 21 1 5 10 10
2007 2017 43 1 249 113 45 64 12 19 125 125
2007 2017 43 2 111 9 8 30 3 10 12 12
2006 2016 43-1 1 162 9 6 13 1 8 10 10
2006 2017 43-1 1 277 113 41 66 12 18 125 125
2005 2016 43-1 1 169 9 5 46 1 2 10 10
2005 2017 43-1 1 227 113 50 81 12 15 125 125
2005 2017 43-1 2 84 6 7 18 3 17 9 9
2005 2018 43-1 1 130 113 87 21 12 57 125 125
2005 2018 43-1 2 53 5 9 7 1 14 6 6
2004 2016 43-1 1 209 9 4 40 1 2 10 10
2004 2017 43-1 1 258 135 52 87 15 17 150 150
2004 2017 43-1 2 47 2 4 21 1 4 3 3
2004 2018 43-1 1 172 166 96 10 9 90 175 175
2004 2018 43-1 2 21 3 14 0 0 100 3 3
2003 2016 43 1 205 19 9 14 1 7 20 20
2003 2017 43 1 293 175 59 69 19 27 194 194
2003 2018 43 1 186 181 97 18 17 94 198 198
2002 2016 43 1 264 20 7 21 0 0 20 20
2002 2017 43 1 297 181 60 100 13 13 194 194
2002 2018 43 1 184 190 100 8 8 100 198 198
2001 2016 43 1 242 19 7 18 1 5 20 20
2001 2017 43 1 288 136 47 65 8 12 144 144
2001 2018 43 1 167 136 81 23 12 52 148 148
2000 2016 43 1 216 18 8 17 2 11 20 20
2000 2017 43 1 320 136 42 93 8 8 144 144
2000 2018 43 1 188 138 73 20 10 50 148 148
1999 2016 43-1 1 299 18 6 17 2 11 20 20
1999 2017 43-2 1 481 270 56 110 25 22 295 295
1999 2018 43-3 1 184 180 97 21 19 90 199 199
1998 2016 43-1 1 261 20 7 8 0 0 20 20
1998 2017 43-2 1 518 270 52 88 30 34 300 300
1998 2018 43-3 1 227 187 82 15 13 86 200 200

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. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 95.13% 95.13 %
Private Graph illustrating 3.32% 3.32 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 0.21% 0.21 %
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Graph illustrating 0.02% 0.02 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 1.31% 1.31 %

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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

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Forest Service Land

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

Land Use/Land Cover

Forest Graph illustrating 75.07% 75.07 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 24.44% 24.44 %
Water Graph illustrating 0.49% 0.49 %

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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 local hunting outfitters are licensed for Elk.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Controlled Hunt 2018 - Hunt Area 43.

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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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