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Controlled Hunt 2181 - Hunt Area 66A-1*

10/1/2012 - 10/14/2012

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 66A-1*
All of Units 66A and 76. Area Size: 1,061,809 acres
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Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 2199 66A-1* 2 2 100 5 2 0 0
2013 2200 66A-1* 12 12 100 36 12 17 29
2012 2181 66A-1* 2 2 100 7 2 0 100
2012 2182 66A-1* 12 8 67 67 8 0 37.5
2011 2169 66A-1* 1 1 100 4 1 0 0
2011 2170 66A-1* 12 3 25 64 3 0 0
2010 2156 66A-1* 12 6 54 58 6 0 53.8
2009 2151 66A* 7 5 71 32 5 0 80
2008 2164 66A* 12 4 33 64 4 25 25
2007 2164 66A* 12 5 42 52 5 20 40
2006 2159 66A* 12 10 83 45 10 0 90
2005 2152 66A* 11 3 27 67 3 0 0 0
2004 2152 66A 7 5 71 29 5 0 20 40
2003 2151 66A 9 6 67 36 6 0 33 50
2002 2147 66A 9 4 44 41 4 0 0 100
2001 2143 66A 9 4 44 48 4 0 25 25
2000 2141 66A 4 4 0 33 33

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 2199 66A-1* 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
2013 2200 66A-1* 1 0 0 0 0 0 12
2012 2181 66A-1* 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
2012 2182 66A-1* 1 0 0 0 0 0 12
2011 2169 66A-1* 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2
2011 2170 66A-1* 1 4 4 100 0 0 0 4 12
2010 2156 66A-1* 1 7 7 100 4 2 50 9 12
2009 2151 66A* 1 0 0 100 1 1 100 1 12
2008 2164 66A* 1 0 0 100 1 0 100 0 12
2007 2164 66A* 1 4 4 100 0 0 100 4 12
2006 2159 66A* 1 8 8 100 4 0 100 8 12
2005 2152 66A* 1 7 7 100 0 0 100 7 12
2004 2152 66A 1 9 9 100 1 0 0 9 9
2003 2151 66A 1 8 8 100 1 0 100 8 9
2002 2147 66A 1 10 8 80 1 0 100 8 9
2001 2143 66A 1 9 9 100 2 0 0 9 9
2000 2141 66A 1 10 9 90 5 0 0 9 9

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 2199 66A-1* 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
2013 2200 66A-1* 1 0 0 0 0 0 12
2012 2181 66A-1* 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
2012 2182 66A-1* 1 0 0 0 0 0 12
2011 2169 66A-1* 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
2011 2170 66A-1* 1 4 4 100 0 0 0 4 12
2010 2156 66A-1* 1 2 4 100 5 5 100 9 12
2009 2151 66A* 1 0 1 100 0 0 100 1 12
2008 2164 66A* 1 0 0 100 0 0 100 0 12
2007 2164 66A* 1 2 2 100 2 2 100 4 12
2006 2159 66A* 1 8 8 100 0 0 100 8 12
2005 2152 66A* 1 1 1 100 6 6 100 7 12
2004 2152 66A 1 3 3 100 6 6 100 9 9
2003 2151 66A 1 1 1 100 7 7 100 8 9
2002 2147 66A 1 2 2 100 8 6 75 8 9
2001 2143 66A 1 4 4 100 5 5 100 9 9
2000 2141 66A 1 3 3 100 7 6 85 9 9

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 46.66% 46.66 %
U.S. National Wildlife Refuge Graph illustrating 3.64% 3.64 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 3.95% 3.95 %
Private Graph illustrating 35.9% 35.9 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 6.49% 6.49 %
Indian Reservation Graph illustrating 0% 0 %
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Graph illustrating 0% 0 %

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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

Rangeland Graph illustrating 32.3% 32.3 %
Water Graph illustrating 3.16% 3.16 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.59% 0.59 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 4.74% 4.74 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 5.26% 5.26 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 5.04% 5.04 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 9.64% 9.64 %
Forest Graph illustrating 39.23% 39.23 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Elk Outfitters & Guides

No local hunting outfitters are licensed for Elk.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Controlled Hunt 2181 - Hunt Area 66A-1*.

*In need of a Guide? Try our Idaho Outfitter Guide, which allows you to search all licensed outfitters by species, activity and location.

Services

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

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