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Elk General A Tag Season

Tex Creek Zone

8/30/2012 - 9/30/2012

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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

Tex Creek Zone
All of Units 66 and 69. Area Size: 1,149,589 acres
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Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 Archery 66 444 49 11 3364 43 6 19 45
2013 Archery 69 338 29 9 2424 22 7 14 55
2012 Archery 66 336 53 16 2328 36 17 24 35
2012 Archery 69 396 52 13 2951 40 12 19 31
2011 Archery 66 378 21 6 2882 13 8 15 15
2011 Archery 69 358 43 12 2774 36 7 9 62
2010 Archery 66 360 58 16 2508 44 14 16 21
2010 Archery 69 303 42 14 2097 41 1 12 54
2009 Archery 66 423 63 15 3511 46 17 25 45
2009 Archery 69 342 50 15 2161 38 12 16 36
2008 Archery 66 385 38 10 2802 30 8 20 49
2008 Archery 69 367 31 8 2898 29 2 0 21
2007 Archery 66 294 45 15 2149 35 9 6 30
2007 Archery 69 245 36 15 1816 27 9 0 33
2006 Archery 66 290 28 10 21 7 29 19
2006 Archery 69 303 21 7 16 4 20 53
2005 Archery 66 271 26 10 2037 20 6 35 25
2005 Archery 69 264 27 10 2071 23 4 18 60
2004 Archery 66 335 44 13 2567 23 21 17 39
2004 Archery 69 220 18 8 1838 17 1 24 47
2003 Archery 66 256 32 13 1931 28 3 23 31
2003 Archery 69 153 15 10 1140 12 2 17 50
2002 Archery 66 266 31 12 2042 30 1 32 29
2002 Archery 69 134 18 13 822 13 5 25 25
2001 Archery 66 177 23 13 1264 21 2 10 50
2001 Archery 69 116 11 9 696 10 1 33 44
2000 Archery 66 19 11 8 32 22
2000 Archery 69 20 9 11 17 30

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

State of Idaho Graph illustrating 12.2% 12.2 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 18.63% 18.63 %
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Graph illustrating 0.98% 0.98 %
Private Graph illustrating 49.18% 49.18 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 3.66% 3.66 %
U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) Graph illustrating 0.47% 0.47 %
Indian Reservation Graph illustrating 14.87% 14.87 %

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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

Rangeland Graph illustrating 35.9% 35.9 %
Water Graph illustrating 0.72% 0.72 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.41% 0.41 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 0.64% 0.64 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 3.61% 3.61 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 5.78% 5.78 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 27.25% 27.25 %
Forest Graph illustrating 25.69% 25.69 %

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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 local hunting outfitters are licensed for Elk.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Tex Creek 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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