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Controlled Hunt 2138 - Hunt Area 18

8/30/2012 - 9/30/2012

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Hunt Area

Hunt Area 18
All of Unit 18. Area Size: 180,782 acres
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Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 2149 18-1 72 20 28 672 20 15 45
2012 2138 18 73 21 29 666 21 4.7 25
2011 2130 18 72 21 28 711 21 4.9 57.3

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 2149 18-1 1 226 75 33 46 0 0 75 75
2013 2149 18-1 2 58 4 7 3 0 0 4 4
2012 2138 18 1 238 75 32 57 0 0 75 75
2012 2138 18 2 26 1 4 4 0 0 1 1
2011 2130 18 1 316 75 24 36 0 0 75 75
2011 2130 18 2 92 4 4 15 0 0 4 4

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 2149 18-1 1 191 68 36 35 7 20 75 75
2013 2149 18-1 2 54 4 7 4 0 0 4 4
2012 2138 18 1 193 68 35 45 7 16 75 75
2012 2138 18 2 20 0 0 6 1 17 1 1
2011 2130 18 1 264 68 26 52 7 13 75 75
2011 2130 18 2 79 3 4 13 1 8 4 4

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
  • Archery Permit $18.25 2012
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $6.25 2012
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* $1.75 2012 (permit for use of a crossbow during archery-only seasons)

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag $39.75 2012
  • Adult Elk Tag $416.75 2012
  • Archery Permit $20.00 2012
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $14.75 2012
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* $1.75 2012 (permit for use of a crossbow during archery-only seasons)

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 2.05% 2.05 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 1.15% 1.15 %
Private Graph illustrating 23.54% 23.54 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 72.96% 72.96 %

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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

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

Land Use/Land Cover

Rangeland Graph illustrating 28.07% 28.07 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 0.15% 0.15 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 0.38% 0.38 %
Forest Graph illustrating 71.32% 71.32 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Elk Outfitters & Guides

No pack trip outfitters are available in Controlled Hunt 2138 - Hunt Area 18.

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Services

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

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