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Elk General A Tag Season

Units 70, 71, 72, 73, 73A and 74

10/25/2012 - 11/15/2012

Antlerless Elk elk info»
Only elk without antlers or with antlers shorter than 6 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlerless elk only. 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/

Units 70, 71, 72, 73, 73A and 74 ONLY. MVR Units 70 and 73.

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Hunt Area

Units 70, 71, 72, 73, 73A and 74
All of Units 70, 71, 72, 73, 73A and 74. Area Size: 2,395,189 acres
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Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 Any Weapon 70 120 3 3 446 3
2013 Any Weapon 71 155 2 1 544 2
2013 Any Weapon 72 212 8 4 870 8
2013 Any Weapon 73 233 14 6 946 14
2013 Any Weapon 73A 99 2 2 455 2
2013 Any Weapon 74 268 28 11 1407 28
2012 Any Weapon 70 89 1 1 411 1
2012 Any Weapon 71 125 5 4 516 5
2012 Any Weapon 72 229 17 7 883 4 13 0 100
2012 Any Weapon 73 187 18 10 878 18
2012 Any Weapon 73A 58 4 7 237 4
2012 Any Weapon 74 207 27 13 976 27
2011 Any Weapon 70 132 8 6 435 1 7
2011 Any Weapon 71 113 11 10 384 11
2011 Any Weapon 72 189 12 6 795 1 11
2011 Any Weapon 73 150 12 8 601 1 11
2011 Any Weapon 73A 49 1 2 163 1
2011 Any Weapon 74 244 25 10 1151 25
2010 Any Weapon 70 111 9 8 431 9 0 0
2010 Any Weapon 71 128 6 5 438 6 0 0
2010 Any Weapon 72 124 18 15 590 18 0 0
2010 Any Weapon 73 184 13 7 747 13 0 0
2010 Any Weapon 73A 26 1 4 113 1 0 0
2010 Any Weapon 74 210 39 19 878 39 0 0
2009 Any Weapon 70 106 1 1 683 1 0 0
2009 Any Weapon 71 85 2 2 416 2 0 0
2009 Any Weapon 72 203 20 10 920 20 0 0
2009 Any Weapon 73 195 4 2 760 4 0 0
2009 Any Weapon 73A 73 1 1 398 1 0 0
2009 Any Weapon 74 252 17 7 1426 17 0 0
2008 Any Weapon 70 170 3 2 764 3
2008 Any Weapon 71 163 11 7 610 11
2008 Any Weapon 72 214 17 8 1032 17
2008 Any Weapon 73 294 17 6 1063 17
2008 Any Weapon 73A 32 1 3 127 1
2008 Any Weapon 74 371 30 8 2009 30
2007 Any Weapon 70 75 6 8 246 6
2007 Any Weapon 71 101 2 2 338 1 1 0 0
2007 Any Weapon 72 184 12 7 756 1 10
2007 Any Weapon 73 179 25 14 661 2 23
2007 Any Weapon 73A 55 2 4 171 1 1 0 0
2007 Any Weapon 74 229 31 14 1067 3 28 0 0
2006 Any Weapon 70 75 6 8 5 0 0
2006 Any Weapon 71 137 6 4 2 4 0 0
2006 Any Weapon 72 170 11 7 10 0 0
2006 Any Weapon 73 138 14 10 14 0 0
2006 Any Weapon 73A 36 2 6 2 0 0
2006 Any Weapon 74 193 32 17 2 27 0 0
2005 Any Weapon 70 144 9 6 593 1 8 0 100
2005 Any Weapon 71 158 9 6 641 9 0 0
2005 Any Weapon 72 179 27 15 846 27 0 0
2005 Any Weapon 73 221 24 11 943 24 0 0
2005 Any Weapon 73A 39 2 5 128 2 0 0
2005 Any Weapon 74 254 30 12 1244 2 28 0 0
2004 Any Weapon 70 107 11 10 357 0 11 0 0
2004 Any Weapon 71 122 8 7 442 0 8 0 0
2004 Any Weapon 72 238 45 19 1083 1 44 0 0
2004 Any Weapon 73 296 32 11 1431 0 32 0 0
2004 Any Weapon 73A 38 1 3 161 0 1 0 0
2004 Any Weapon 74 315 34 11 1471 15 19 0 0
2003 Any Weapon 70 174 5 3 725 0 5 0 0
2003 Any Weapon 71 179 18 10 669 2 16 0 0
2003 Any Weapon 72 299 34 11 1322 1 33 0 0
2003 Any Weapon 73 301 52 17 1263 4 47 100 0
2003 Any Weapon 73A 50 3 6 168 0 3 0 0
2003 Any Weapon 74 317 67 21 1471 1 64 0 0
2002 Any Weapon 70 210 22 10 970 0 22 0 0
2002 Any Weapon 71 230 28 12 1175 1 27 0 0
2002 Any Weapon 72 299 49 16 1621 2 47 0 0
2002 Any Weapon 73 346 38 11 1686 0 38 0 0
2002 Any Weapon 73A 57 3 5 229 0 3 0 0
2002 Any Weapon 74 301 35 12 1614 0 35 0 0
2001 Any Weapon 70 164 26 16 458 1 25 0 0
2001 Any Weapon 71 173 22 13 577 2 20 0 0
2001 Any Weapon 72 238 26 11 782 3 23 0 0
2001 Any Weapon 73 219 36 17 737 4 32 0 0
2001 Any Weapon 73A 34 1 3 91 0 1 0 0
2001 Any Weapon 74 240 45 19 803 3 42 0 0
2000 Any Weapon 70 22 3 19 33 33
2000 Any Weapon 71 32 10 22 36 9
2000 Any Weapon 72 51 19 32 48 15
2000 Any Weapon 73 35 15 20 45 14
2000 Any Weapon 73A 4 3 1 0 0
2000 Any Weapon 74 20 8 12 29 36

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

Tags, Permits & Fees

Licenses, tags and permits may be purchased:

Learn more about IDFG Licenses, Tags & Permits
 

Resident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Adult Elk Tag $30.75 2012
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Elk Tag $16.50 2012

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag $39.75 2012
  • Adult Elk Tag $416.75 2012

Note: A valid hunting license is required.

* Indicates this item is optional.

Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management Agency

Indian Reservation Graph illustrating 10.85% 10.85 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 6.33% 6.33 %
U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) Graph illustrating 0.37% 0.37 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 14.63% 14.63 %
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Graph illustrating 0.89% 0.89 %
Private Graph illustrating 56.07% 56.07 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 10.86% 10.86 %

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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.

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

Forest Graph illustrating 14.8% 14.8 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 4.36% 4.36 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 8.36% 8.36 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 35.87% 35.87 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 0.58% 0.58 %
Urban Graph illustrating 1.35% 1.35 %
Water Graph illustrating 0.75% 0.75 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 33.91% 33.91 %

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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 Units 70, 71, 72, 73, 73A and 74.

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

Services

Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services

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

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