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Elk Controlled Hunt Antlered Season

Controlled Hunt 2012 - Hunt Area 37A

10/1/2013 - 10/24/2013

Antlered Elk elk info»
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»
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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Hunt Area

Hunt Area 37A
All of Unit 37A. Area Size: 223,274 acres
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Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 2012 37A 65 38 59 306 38 3 53
2012 2013 37A 64 42 66 318 42 11.8 30.4
2011 2013 37A 67 41 61 350 41 7.3 56.6
2010 2014 37A 79 34 43 479 34 20.8 58.4
2009 2014 37A 83 37 44 452 37 5.5 37.9
2008 2013 37A 75 33 45 433 33 3 53
2007 2013 37A 76 44 58 386 43 5 49
2006 2013 37A 77 49 64 442 48 4 55
2005 2013 37A 74 41 55 472 38 3 5 45
2004 2013 37A 81 37 46 496 37 0 11 38
2003 2013 37A 87 42 48 559 41 1 8 53
2002 2013 37A 64 34 53 355 33 1 16 55
2001 2013 37A 65 33 51 395 33 0 3 61
2000 2013 37A 48 48 0 5 39

Source: Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Drawing Odds for 1st & 2nd Choice Applicants (controlled hunts only)

Hunt Information 1st Choice 2nd Choice Total
Year Hunt Number Hunt Area Draw* Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2013 2012 37A 1 312 70 22 153 0 0 70 70
2013 2012 37A 2 105 3 3 21 0 0 3 3
2012 2013 37A 1 303 70 23 152 0 0 70 70
2012 2013 37A 2 81 3 4 24 0 0 3 3
2011 2013 37A 1 226 70 31 127 0 0 70 70
2011 2013 37A 2 120 3 2 23 0 0 3 3
2010 2014 37A 1 298 84 28 160 0 0 84 84
2010 2014 37A 2 129 7 5 48 0 0 7 7
2009 2014 37A 1 295 84 28 112 0 0 84 84
2009 2014 37A 2 22 1 5 12 0 0 1 1
2008 2013 37A 1 370 84 23 127 0 0 84 84
2008 2013 37A 2 67 2 3 21 0 0 2 2
2007 2013 37A 1 287 84 29 130 0 0 84 84
2007 2013 37A 2 22 1 5 12 0 0 1 1
2006 2013 37A 1 279 94 34 130 0 0 94 94
2005 2013 37A 1 335 94 28 154 0 0 94 94
2005 2013 37A 2 127 6 5 25 0 0 6 6
2004 2013 37A 1 364 94 25 115 0 0 94 94
2004 2013 37A 2 71 2 2 26 0 0 2 2
2003 2013 37A 1 378 94 24 166 0 0 94 70
2002 2013 37A 1 333 70 21 119 0 0 70 70
2001 2013 37A 1 338 70 20 131 0 0 70 70
2000 2013 37A 1 324 70 21 161 0 0 70 70
1999 2014 37A 1 367 73 19 161 0 0 73 73
1998 2013 37A 1 286 75 26 155 0 0 75 75

Source: IDFG Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Drawing Odds for Resident & NonResident Applicants (controlled hunts only)

Hunt Information Resident NonResident Total
Year Hunt Number Hunt Area Draw* 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2013 2012 37A 1 264 63 24 48 7 15 70 70
2013 2012 37A 2 99 2 2 6 1 17 3 3
2012 2013 37A 1 262 63 24 41 7 17 70 70
2012 2013 37A 2 75 3 4 6 0 0 3 3
2011 2013 37A 1 189 63 33 37 7 19 70 70
2011 2013 37A 2 111 3 3 9 0 0 3 3
2010 2014 37A 1 257 77 30 41 7 17 84 84
2010 2014 37A 2 116 6 5 13 1 8 7 7
2009 2014 37A 1 248 76 31 47 8 17 84 84
2009 2014 37A 2 21 1 5 1 0 0 1 1
2008 2013 37A 1 306 76 25 64 8 12 84 84
2008 2013 37A 2 57 2 4 10 0 0 2 2
2007 2013 37A 1 225 76 34 62 8 13 84 84
2007 2013 37A 2 20 1 5 2 0 0 1 1
2006 2013 37A 1 217 85 39 62 9 15 94 94
2005 2013 37A 1 264 85 32 71 9 13 94 94
2005 2013 37A 2 108 5 5 19 1 5 6 6
2004 2013 37A 1 290 85 29 74 9 12 94 94
2004 2013 37A 2 58 1 1 13 1 7 2 2
2003 2013 37A 1 299 85 28 79 9 11 94 70
2002 2013 37A 1 264 68 25 69 2 2 70 70
2001 2013 37A 1 268 68 25 70 2 2 70 70
2000 2013 37A 1 267 68 25 57 2 3 70 70
1999 2014 37A 1 287 68 23 80 5 6 73 73
1998 2013 37A 1 219 68 31 67 7 10 75 75

Source: IDFG Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Licenses, tags and permits may be purchased:

Learn more about IDFG Licenses, Tags & Permits
 

Resident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Adult Elk Tag $30.75 2013
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Elk Tag $16.50 2013
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $6.25 2013

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag $39.75 2013
  • Adult Elk Tag $416.75 2013
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $14.75 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 64.41% 64.41 %
Private Graph illustrating 5.93% 5.93 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 3.34% 3.34 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 26.32% 26.32 %

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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

Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 2.79% 2.79 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 56.6% 56.6 %
Forest Graph illustrating 36.32% 36.32 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 4.29% 4.29 %

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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 Controlled Hunt 2012 - Hunt Area 37A.

*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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