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Elk General B Tag Season

Sawtooth Zone

10/15/2013 - 11/8/2013

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Only elk with at least one antler longer than 6 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlered elk only. In antlered or spike-only seasons, antlers much accompany the carcass while in transit. view all»
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Hunt Area

Sawtooth Zone
All of Units 33, 34, 35 and 36. Area Size: 1,626,040 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 33 553 119 22 3371 118 1 44 23
2013 Any Weapon 34 234 27 12 1266 27 31 15
2013 Any Weapon 35 264 48 18 1422 48 32 20
2013 Any Weapon 36 464 87 19 2525 87 20 34
2012 Any Weapon 33 544 113 21 3234 113 37 24
2012 Any Weapon 34 205 28 14 834 28 21 50
2012 Any Weapon 35 230 45 20 1313 45 18 22
2012 Any Weapon 36 477 81 17 2605 81 28 37
2011 Any Weapon 33 604 65 11 3802 65 28 15
2011 Any Weapon 34 201 24 12 1036 24 32 28
2011 Any Weapon 35 214 36 17 1030 36 11 26
2011 Any Weapon 36 445 72 16 2357 72 21 27
2010 Any Weapon 33 941 117 12 5236 117 41 18
2010 Any Weapon 34 378 36 9 1890 36 34 14
2010 Any Weapon 35 308 38 13 1638 38 69 18
2010 Any Weapon 36 648 77 12 3146 77 34 29
2009 Any Weapon 33 1024 114 11 5967 114 26 41
2009 Any Weapon 34 389 16 4 2176 16 38 25
2009 Any Weapon 35 392 38 10 1999 38 55 27
2009 Any Weapon 36 716 66 9 4271 66 26 17
2008 Any Weapon 33 1314 139 11 7692 138 20 29
2008 Any Weapon 34 510 58 11 2677 58 5 24
2008 Any Weapon 35 356 53 15 1842 53 36 13
2008 Any Weapon 36 794 70 9 4471 60 10 20 40
2007 Any Weapon 33 1309 121 9 6856 120 33 20
2007 Any Weapon 34 574 41 7 2864 41 26 17
2007 Any Weapon 35 479 42 9 2376 42 31 24
2007 Any Weapon 36 960 70 7 5586 64 25 29
2006 Any Weapon 33 1342 176 13 172 22 24
2006 Any Weapon 34 645 37 6 36 36 17
2006 Any Weapon 35 432 40 9 40 26 31
2006 Any Weapon 36 1088 83 8 68 24 19
2005 Any Weapon 33 1392 223 16 7400 202 21 37 25
2005 Any Weapon 34 640 71 11 2967 65 6 48 26
2005 Any Weapon 35 561 125 22 2756 117 8 54 12
2005 Any Weapon 36 1341 118 9 7277 105 13 29 29
2004 Any Weapon 33 1300 162 13 6934 160 1 37 14
2004 Any Weapon 34 682 65 10 3334 64 1 33 14
2004 Any Weapon 35 536 63 12 2731 63 0 37 14
2004 Any Weapon 36 1348 162 12 7103 161 1 21 27
2003 Any Weapon 33 1478 153 10 7851 153 0 37 18
2003 Any Weapon 34 762 62 8 3966 62 0 45 22
2003 Any Weapon 35 589 71 12 2776 71 0 45 18
2003 Any Weapon 36 1272 127 10 6827 127 0 31 15
2002 Any Weapon 33 1530 120 8 9014 119 1 41 13
2002 Any Weapon 34 805 59 7 4175 57 2 22 26
2002 Any Weapon 35 658 44 7 3425 44 0 36 10
2002 Any Weapon 36 1176 123 10 6393 120 3 24 12
2001 Any Weapon 33 1256 193 15 6344 178 15 38 26
2001 Any Weapon 34 608 66 11 2812 62 4 43 18
2001 Any Weapon 35 460 110 24 2093 104 6 42 16
2001 Any Weapon 36 878 146 17 4344 126 20 29 22
2000 Any Weapon 33 137 95 42 28 19
2000 Any Weapon 34 53 43 10 22 22
2000 Any Weapon 35 74 55 19 29 13
2000 Any Weapon 36 89 75 14 10 26

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. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 94.13% 94.13 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 1.66% 1.66 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 1% 1 %
Private Graph illustrating 3.2% 3.2 %

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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

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

Land Use/Land Cover

Forest Graph illustrating 91.96% 91.96 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 1.39% 1.39 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 0.39% 0.39 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 4.84% 4.84 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 1.09% 1.09 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.07% 0.07 %
Water Graph illustrating 0.26% 0.26 %

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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 Sawtooth 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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