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Elk General A Tag Season

Tex Creek Zone

10/22/2012 - 11/30/2012

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/

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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 Any Weapon 66 1460 272 19 6203 89 182 31 19
2013 Any Weapon 69 1602 180 11 6651 90 90 20 34
2012 Any Weapon 66 1737 256 15 7476 132 124 30 28
2012 Any Weapon 69 2099 256 12 9837 90 166 10 27
2011 Any Weapon 66 1789 276 15 7989 139 137 32 9
2011 Any Weapon 69 2095 370 18 10518 136 234 28 36
2010 Any Weapon 66 1756 363 21 7103 155 208 30 23
2010 Any Weapon 69 2087 531 25 9048 128 402 17 27
2009 Any Weapon 66 2084 356 17 9782 171 184 26 22
2009 Any Weapon 69 2072 232 11 10218 80 151 19 48
2008 Any Weapon 66 1918 343 18 9274 146 195 33 25
2008 Any Weapon 69 2038 231 11 10334 80 151 23 40
2007 Any Weapon 66 1805 241 13 7640 127 112 35 18
2007 Any Weapon 69 1944 199 10 9238 85 114 11 34
2006 Any Weapon 66 1720 339 20 132 194 25 26
2006 Any Weapon 69 2056 313 15 97 191 22 43
2005 Any Weapon 66 1683 365 22 7450 143 223 38 18
2005 Any Weapon 69 2417 434 18 12064 115 319 24 39
2004 Any Weapon 66 1349 362 27 4410 184 178 27 20
2004 Any Weapon 69 1894 535 28 5857 119 413 9 24
2003 Any Weapon 66 1258 235 19 4936 146 89 28 27
2003 Any Weapon 69 998 173 17 3993 80 93 23 30
2002 Any Weapon 66 1195 199 17 5573 138 61 30 15
2002 Any Weapon 69 901 157 17 3866 79 78 23 24
2001 Any Weapon 66 928 254 27 3448 156 98 38 27
2001 Any Weapon 69 680 153 22 2455 69 84 15 34
2000 Any Weapon 66 128 73 55 32 22
2000 Any Weapon 69 129 60 69 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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