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Beaverhead Zone

10/15/2013 - 10/31/2013

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»
Muzzleloader
Muzzleloader ONLY. 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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Hunt Area

Beaverhead Zone
All of Units 30, 30A, 58, 59 and 59A. Area Size: 1,303,685 acres
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Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 Muzzleloader 30 56 18 32 207 18
2013 Muzzleloader 30A 101 27 27 369 27
2013 Muzzleloader 58 21 8 39 69 8
2013 Muzzleloader 59 183 28 15 834 28
2013 Muzzleloader 59A 67 16 24 216 16
2012 Muzzleloader 30 68 6 9 280 6
2012 Muzzleloader 30A 90 37 41 322 37
2012 Muzzleloader 58 40 3 8 131 3
2012 Muzzleloader 59 152 33 22 552 33
2012 Muzzleloader 59A 57 13 23 189 13
2011 Muzzleloader 30 71 16 23 249 2 14
2011 Muzzleloader 30A 121 26 22 493 2 24
2011 Muzzleloader 58 40 5 13 154 5
2011 Muzzleloader 59 150 40 27 619 3 37
2011 Muzzleloader 59A 50 15 30 164 1 14
2010 Muzzleloader 30 57 16 27 218 16 0 0
2010 Muzzleloader 30A 84 29 34 340 29 0 0
2010 Muzzleloader 58 53 13 24 185 13 0 0
2010 Muzzleloader 59 106 45 42 376 45 0 0
2010 Muzzleloader 59A 44 10 23 163 10 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 30 73 21 29 252 21 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 30A 95 36 37 358 36 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 58 40 6 15 107 6 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 59 86 29 33 333 29 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 59A 44 7 16 154 7 0 0
2008 Muzzleloader 30 57 17 30 201 0 17
2008 Muzzleloader 30A 83 26 31 281 0 26
2008 Muzzleloader 58
2008 Muzzleloader 59 1 0 0 6 0 0
2008 Muzzleloader 59A
2007 Muzzleloader 30 50 8 16 224 8
2007 Muzzleloader 30A 51 20 39 147 20
2007 Muzzleloader 58 1 0 0 1
2007 Muzzleloader 59 6 0 0 37
2007 Muzzleloader 59A 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 30 44 1 2 1 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 30A 40 15 38 1 14 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 58 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 59 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 59A 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 30 40 8 20 214 8 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 30A 37 13 35 127 13 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 58
2005 Muzzleloader 59 7 0 52 0 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 59A
2004 Muzzleloader 30 42 3 7 215 0 3 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 30A 29 6 21 100 0 6 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 59A 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 30 44 5 11 194 0 5 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 30A 56 12 21 212 2 10 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 59A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 30 38 5 13 175 0 5 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 30A 36 6 17 97 1 5 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 30 23 10 42 62 0 10 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 30A 28 5 19 92 0 5 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 58 20 2 10 66 0 2 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 59 62 4 7 213 0 4 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 59A 20 3 16 67 0 3 0 0
2000 Muzzleloader 30 0 0 0 66 10
2000 Muzzleloader 30A 0 0 0 73 8
2000 Muzzleloader 58 0 0 0 94 0
2000 Muzzleloader 59 0 0 0 73 16
2000 Muzzleloader 59A 0 0 0 86 9

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 Reclamation (BOR) Graph illustrating 0.02% 0.02 %
Private Graph illustrating 15.06% 15.06 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 45.49% 45.49 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 37.13% 37.13 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 2.21% 2.21 %

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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 18.74% 18.74 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 4.46% 4.46 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 1.7% 1.7 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 74.76% 74.76 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.28% 0.28 %

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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 Beaverhead Zone.

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Services

Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services

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

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