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Unit 61

11/11/2013 - 12/9/2013

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»
Muzzleloader
Muzzleloader ONLY. more»

No special restrictions.

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Hunt Area

Unit 61
All of Unit 61. Area Size: 507,046 acres
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Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 Muzzleloader 61 446 34 8 2049 7 27 100 0
2012 Muzzleloader 61 416 52 13 1915 11 41 100 0
2011 Muzzleloader 61 367 32 9 1788 6 26 100 0
2010 Muzzleloader 61 368 46 12 1661 3 43 100 0
2009 Muzzleloader 61 288 33 12 1091 2 31 100 0
2008 Muzzleloader 61 271 19 7 1144 4 14 100 0
2007 Muzzleloader 61 308 32 11 1561 3 29 100 0
2006 Muzzleloader 61 433 49 11 7 40 100 0
2005 Muzzleloader 61 493 61 12 2258 6 55 100 0
2004 Muzzleloader 61 699 38 5 3822 5 33 60 0
2003 Muzzleloader 61 804 103 13 3817 19 83 100 0
2002 Muzzleloader 61 836 64 8 4410 8 56 50 0
2001 Muzzleloader 61 685 120 18 2917 21 99 100 0
2000 Muzzleloader 61 65 39 26 43 18

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 2013
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Elk Tag $16.50 2013

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag $39.75 2013
  • Adult Elk Tag $416.75 2013

Note: A valid hunting license is required.

* Indicates this item is optional.

Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management Agency

U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 4.86% 4.86 %
U.S. National Park Service (NPS) Graph illustrating 0% 0 %
Private Graph illustrating 18.44% 18.44 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 5.63% 5.63 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 68.67% 68.67 %

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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

Forest Graph illustrating 76.1% 76.1 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 6.79% 6.79 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 0.8% 0.8 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 12.95% 12.95 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 1.86% 1.86 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.17% 0.17 %
Water Graph illustrating 1.21% 1.21 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Elk Outfitters & Guides

  • Gray, Clint Area 02
    Doing Business As: Buckshot Outfitting

    Operating Area for conducting Photography Trips, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Forest Grouse, Elk, Wolf hunting.
  • Horse Creek Outfitters, Inc. Area 01
    Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Backpacking, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Goat, Moose, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Predator, Forest Grouse, Wolf hunting.
  • Middle Fork Management Company, Inc. Area 03
    Doing Business As: Middle Fork Lodge

    Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Deer, Elk, Bear, Cougar, Bobcat, Predator, Forest Grouse, Chukar, Wolf hunting.
  • Middlefork Ranch, Inc. Area 02
    Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Bear, Cougar, Predator, Forest Grouse, Chukar, Wolf hunting.
  • Pineland Outfitters Of Idaho, LLC Area 01
    Operating Area for conducting Mountain Bike Touring, Photography Trips, Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Backpacking activities. Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Goat, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Predator, Forest Grouse, Wolf hunting.
  • Silver Spur Outfitters And Lodge, Inc. Area 03
    Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Snowmobiling, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Goat, Moose, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Wolf hunting.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Unit 61.

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Services

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

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