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Elk Controlled Hunt Antlered Season

Controlled Hunt 2021 - Hunt Area 45*

10/1/2013 - 10/31/2013

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»
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Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun. more»

Special Restrictions:
  • Very limited access due to few roads, and private property. Only a portion of the unit is open to hunting
  • 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 45*
All of Units 45 and 52. Area Size: 1,357,110 acres
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Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 2021 45* 96 74 77 609 74 5 73
2012 2021 45* 96 80 83 542 79 1 3.8 62.9
2011 2021 45* 98 62 64 584 62 8 55.9
2010 2022 45* 99 57 58 578 57 15.8 42.8
2008 2020 45* 30 22 73 146 22 0 73
2008 2021 45* 97 42 44 638 42 19 34
2007 2020 45* 27 18 67 156 18 6 28
2007 2021 45* 98 69 70 564 59 1 20 42
2006 2020 45* 25 19 76 89 19 5 79
2006 2021 45* 99 71 72 480 71 8 24
2005 2021 45* 30 22 73 131 22 0 0 73
2005 2022 45* 42 23 55 169 23 0 13 43
2005 2023 45* 46 32 70 244 32 0 22 25
2004 2021 45 29 23 79 136 23 0 4 70
2004 2022 45 47 24 51 281 21 1 14 29
2004 2023 45 46 18 39 282 18 0 17 50
2003 2021 45 29 17 59 158 17 0 6 71
2003 2022 45 42 26 62 278 26 0 4 58
2003 2023 45 46 19 41 279 19 0 17 39
2002 2021 45 26 14 54 116 14 0 0 69
2002 2022 45 47 25 53 244 24 1 13 35
2002 2023 45 40 14 35 251 13 1 15 38
2001 2021 45 27 21 78 103 21 0 5 67
2001 2022 45 44 23 52 234 23 0 0 50
2001 2023 45 43 18 42 290 17 1 14 50
2000 2021 45 22 21 0 6 50
2000 2022 45 31 30 0 4 36
2000 2023 45 12 11 0 11 22

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 2021 45* 1 1376 100 7 580 0 0 100 100
2013 2021 45* 2 574 3 1 101 0 0 3 3
2012 2021 45* 1 1069 100 9 550 0 0 100 100
2012 2021 45* 2 660 5 1 124 0 0 5 5
2011 2021 45* 1 1250 100 8 593 0 0 100 100
2011 2021 45* 2 314 2 1 67 0 0 2 2
2010 2022 45* 1 1245 100 8 540 0 0 100 100
2008 2020 45* 1 474 30 6 208 0 0 30 30
2008 2020 45* 2 66 1 2 55 0 0 1 1
2008 2021 45* 1 697 100 14 403 0 0 100 100
2008 2021 45* 2 245 5 2 85 0 0 5 5
2007 2020 45* 1 474 30 6 191 0 0 30 30
2007 2021 45* 1 561 100 18 403 0 0 100 100
2007 2021 45* 2 192 3 2 52 0 0 3 3
2006 2020 45* 1 399 30 8 222 0 0 30 30
2006 2021 45* 1 523 100 19 338 0 0 100 100
2005 2021 45* 1 386 30 8 160 0 0 30 30
2005 2021 45* 2 170 2 1 47 0 0 2 2
2005 2022 45* 1 353 50 14 233 0 0 50 50
2005 2022 45* 2 31 1 3 41 0 0 1 1
2005 2023 45* 1 288 50 17 185 0 0 50 50
2005 2023 45* 2 106 2 2 39 0 0 2 2
2004 2021 45 1 413 30 7 140 0 0 30 30
2004 2022 45 1 314 50 15 255 0 0 50 50
2004 2022 45 2 53 1 1 21 0 0 1 1
2004 2023 45 1 235 50 21 212 0 0 50 50
2004 2023 45 2 62 1 1 43 0 0 1 1
2003 2021 45 1 398 30 7 154 0 0 30 30
2003 2022 45 1 307 50 16 247 0 0 50 50
2003 2023 45 1 270 50 18 188 0 0 50 50
2002 2021 45 1 492 30 6 168 0 0 30 30
2002 2022 45 1 319 50 15 268 0 0 50 50
2002 2023 45 1 202 50 24 187 0 0 50 50
2001 2021 45 1 388 30 7 122 0 0 30 30
2001 2022 45 1 309 50 16 225 0 0 50 50
2001 2023 45 1 232 50 21 216 0 0 50 50
2000 2021 45 1 344 30 8 134 0 0 30 30
2000 2022 45 1 387 50 12 209 0 0 50 50
2000 2023 45 1 235 50 21 225 0 0 50 50
1999 2021 45-1 1 384 30 7 156 0 0 30 30
1999 2022 45-2 1 326 50 15 282 0 0 50 50
1998 2021 45-1 1 380 30 7 180 0 0 30 30
1998 2022 45-2 1 324 50 15 271 0 0 50 50

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 2021 45* 1 1281 90 7 95 10 11 100 100
2013 2021 45* 2 540 3 1 34 0 0 3 3
2012 2021 45* 1 977 90 9 92 10 11 100 100
2012 2021 45* 2 614 5 1 46 0 0 5 5
2011 2021 45* 1 1127 91 8 123 9 7 100 100
2011 2021 45* 2 287 2 1 27 0 0 2 2
2010 2022 45* 1 1149 90 8 96 10 10 100 100
2008 2020 45* 1 436 27 6 38 3 8 30 30
2008 2020 45* 2 61 1 2 5 0 0 1 1
2008 2021 45* 1 652 95 15 45 5 11 100 100
2008 2021 45* 2 234 5 2 11 0 0 5 5
2007 2020 45* 1 431 28 6 43 2 5 30 30
2007 2021 45* 1 521 94 18 40 6 15 100 100
2007 2021 45* 2 177 3 2 15 0 0 3 3
2006 2020 45* 1 360 28 8 39 2 5 30 30
2006 2021 45* 1 473 90 19 50 10 20 100 100
2005 2021 45* 1 334 27 8 52 3 6 30 30
2005 2021 45* 2 152 2 1 18 0 0 2 2
2005 2022 45* 1 316 45 14 37 5 14 50 50
2005 2022 45* 2 30 1 3 1 0 0 1 1
2005 2023 45* 1 276 50 18 12 0 0 50 50
2005 2023 45* 2 103 2 2 3 0 0 2 2
2004 2021 45 1 350 27 7 63 3 4 30 30
2004 2022 45 1 295 48 16 19 2 10 50 50
2004 2022 45 2 48 1 2 5 0 0 1 1
2004 2023 45 1 210 46 21 25 4 16 50 50
2004 2023 45 2 55 0 0 7 1 14 1 1
2003 2021 45 1 346 27 7 52 3 5 30 30
2003 2022 45 1 278 45 16 29 5 17 50 50
2003 2023 45 1 242 45 18 28 5 17 50 50
2002 2021 45 1 395 27 6 97 3 3 30 30
2002 2022 45 1 292 45 15 27 5 18 50 50
2002 2023 45 1 188 45 23 14 5 35 50 50
2001 2021 45 1 344 27 7 44 3 6 30 30
2001 2022 45 1 290 48 16 19 2 10 50 50
2001 2023 45 1 208 45 21 24 5 20 50 50
2000 2021 45 1 331 28 8 13 2 15 30 30
2000 2022 45 1 355 47 13 32 3 9 50 50
2000 2023 45 1 225 47 20 10 3 30 50 50
1999 2021 45-1 1 369 29 7 15 1 6 30 30
1999 2022 45-2 1 300 48 16 26 2 7 50 50
1998 2021 45-1 1 357 28 7 23 2 8 30 30
1998 2022 45-2 1 310 50 16 14 0 0 50 50

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

Private Graph illustrating 34.34% 34.34 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 4.9% 4.9 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 60.45% 60.45 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 0.31% 0.31 %

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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

Urban Graph illustrating 0.05% 0.05 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 78.46% 78.46 %
Water Graph illustrating 0.38% 0.38 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 2.27% 2.27 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 8.42% 8.42 %
Forest Graph illustrating 0.22% 0.22 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 4.95% 4.95 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 5.26% 5.26 %

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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 Controlled Hunt 2021 - Hunt Area 45*.

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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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