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Elk General A Tag Season

Unit 63

9/1/2012 - 12/31/2012

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:
  • Short-range Weapons ONLY in a portion of this hunt, see note for details.

Short-range weapons ONLY on Mud Lake WMA.

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Hunt Area

Unit 63
All of Unit 63. Area Size: 1,285,489 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 63 1011 162 16 7615 42 119 2 44
2012 Any Weapon 63 787 195 25 6229 44 151 5 36
2011 Any Weapon 63 684 70 10 6728 27 43 7 15
2010 Any Weapon 63 755 257 34 4888 58 199 19 30
2009 Any Weapon 63 603 138 23 5435 39 99 18 38
2008 Any Weapon 63 598 155 26 5365 37 118 5 16
2007 Any Weapon 63 496 112 23 3111 47 65 15 63
2006 Any Weapon 63 327 112 34 22 85 20 40
2005 Any Weapon 63 331 79 24 1833 31 48 23 32
2004 Any Weapon 63 457 116 25 3583 61 54 7 44
2003 Any Weapon 63 554 109 20 4142 64 43 10 45
2002 Any Weapon 63 602 90 15 5398 63 27 19 21
2001 Any Weapon 63 440 206 47 2906 56 150 12 47
2000 Any Weapon 63 103 44 59 13 35

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. National Wildlife Refuge Graph illustrating 0.83% 0.83 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 7.45% 7.45 %
Private Graph illustrating 36.61% 36.61 %
U.S. Military Graph illustrating 0.08% 0.08 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 53.98% 53.98 %
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Graph illustrating 1.05% 1.05 %

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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

No National Forest lands overlap this hunt area.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Rock Graph illustrating 7.65% 7.65 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 20.79% 20.79 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.14% 0.14 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 1.23% 1.23 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 8.42% 8.42 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 60.03% 60.03 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 1.74% 1.74 %

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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 Unit 63.

*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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