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Elk General B Tag Season

Palouse Zone

8/30/2012 - 9/14/2012

Antlerless or Spike Elk elk info»
Only elk without antlers or elk with no branching on either antler may be taken in any season which is open to spike or antlerless elk only. In antlered or spike-only seasons, antlers must accompany the carcass while in transit. view all»
Archery
Archery ONLY. more»

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Hunt Area

Palouse Zone
All of Units 8, 8A and 11A. Area Size: 1,486,931 acres
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Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 Archery 8 168 20 12 1278 8 12 0 24
2013 Archery 8A 454 69 15 3816 46 23 21 22
2013 Archery 11A 40 3 9 265 3 100 0
2012 Archery 8 138 24 17 1054 22 2 34 14
2012 Archery 8A 489 92 19 4092 48 44 13 20
2012 Archery 11A 46 2 4 360 2 0 100
2011 Archery 8 145 15 10 947 12 3 26 49
2011 Archery 8A 417 53 13 3515 44 9 20 18
2011 Archery 11A 33 7 20 192 7 0 15
2010 Archery 8 124 26 21 986 12 14 42 17
2010 Archery 8A 477 63 13 4054 41 22 24 27
2010 Archery 11A 35 6 17 230 6 0 83
2009 Archery 8 117 17 15 886 14 3 51 0
2009 Archery 8A 418 90 22 3661 74 16 9 30
2009 Archery 11A 46 13 29 262 13 0 93
2008 Archery 8 108 11 10 938 8 2 50 25
2008 Archery 8A 402 56 14 3911 47 9 28 11
2008 Archery 11A 63 17 27 404 17 0 0 44
2007 Archery 8 76 8 11 458 7 1 14 43
2007 Archery 8A 320 50 16 2935 29 20 25 25
2007 Archery 11A 35 5 14 271 5 20 40
2006 Archery 8 77 8 10 5 3 40 20
2006 Archery 8A 289 50 17 39 11 31 28
2006 Archery 11A 81 7 9 6 0 50
2005 Archery 8 93 25 27 649 22 3 14 0
2005 Archery 8A 317 25 8 2536 18 7 28 39
2005 Archery 11A 28 4 14 171 3 1 0 33
2004 Archery 8 53 6 11 358 3 3 0 0
2004 Archery 8A 360 32 9 2883 24 8 21 21
2004 Archery 11A 28 5 18 169 5 0 0 60
2003 Archery 8 87 11 13 433 6 4 17 0
2003 Archery 8A 299 48 16 2355 42 6 26 24
2003 Archery 11A 35 5 14 177 4 1 0 50
2002 Archery 8 93 11 12 521 10 1 33 22
2002 Archery 8A 308 38 12 2504 30 8 29 14
2002 Archery 11A 26 2 8 157 1 1 0 100
2001 Archery 8 80 7 9 436 7 0 57 29
2001 Archery 8A 223 30 13 1788 20 10 37 37
2001 Archery 11A 19 4 22 119 4 0 0 50
2000 Archery 8 7 7 0 48 8
2000 Archery 8A 25 20 5 38 17
2000 Archery 11A 5 5 0 32 8

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

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

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

U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) Graph illustrating 0.98% 0.98 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 8.86% 8.86 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 4.88% 4.88 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 0.82% 0.82 %
Private Graph illustrating 80.45% 80.45 %
Indian Reservation Graph illustrating 4% 4 %

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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

Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 76.88% 76.88 %
Forest Graph illustrating 22.31% 22.31 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 0% 0 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.25% 0.25 %
Water Graph illustrating 0.56% 0.56 %

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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 Palouse Zone.

*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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