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Elk Controlled Hunt Antlered Season

Controlled Hunt 2037 - Hunt Area 61

11/1/2013 - 11/10/2013

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»

No special restrictions.

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Hunt Area

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

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 2037 61 45 18 39 210 18 19 30
2012 2037 61 46 12 27 258 12 30.7 38.7
2011 2037 61 48 19 40 183 19 21.2 42.5
2010 2036 61 48 18 37 233 18 5.7 28.4
2009 2035 61 45 12 28 228 12 8 42
2008 2035 61 50 10 20 237 10 0 30
2007 2035 61 94 21 22 539 21 39 9
2006 2035 61 95 17 18 527 17 31 44
2005 2037 61 144 34 24 813 30 4 30 37
2004 2037 61 141 29 21 708 29 0 24 59
2003 2037 61 136 34 25 784 34 0 28 25
2002 2037 61 126 35 28 633 28 7 4 28
2001 2037 61 136 24 18 730 23 1 16 11
2000 2037 61 38 31 0 15 23

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 2037 61 1 148 50 34 167 0 0 50 50
2013 2037 61 2 16 1 6 11 0 0 1 1
2012 2037 61 1 190 50 26 125 0 0 50 50
2011 2037 61 1 141 50 35 149 0 0 50 50
2011 2037 61 2 53 2 4 24 0 0 2 2
2010 2036 61 1 164 50 30 135 0 0 50 50
2010 2036 61 2 55 4 7 29 0 0 4 4
2009 2035 61 1 118 50 42 131 0 0 50 50
2009 2035 61 2 33 2 6 29 0 0 2 2
2008 2035 61 1 116 50 43 135 0 0 50 50
2008 2035 61 2 5 1 20 22 0 0 1 1
2007 2035 61 1 213 100 47 154 0 0 100 100
2007 2035 61 2 84 6 7 29 0 0 6 6
2006 2035 61 1 159 100 63 227 0 0 100 100
2005 2037 61 1 176 148 84 183 0 0 148 148
2005 2037 61 2 24 6 25 30 0 0 6 6
2004 2037 61 1 238 148 62 189 0 0 148 148
2003 2037 61 1 212 148 69 147 0 0 148 148
2002 2037 61 1 201 148 73 156 0 0 148 148
2001 2037 61 1 307 148 48 205 0 0 148 148
2000 2037 61 1 235 98 41 181 0 0 98 98
1999 2036 61-1 1 272 99 36 220 0 0 99 99
1998 2038 61-1 1 256 100 39 191 0 0 100 100

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 2037 61 1 134 48 36 14 2 14 50 50
2013 2037 61 2 14 1 7 2 0 0 1 1
2012 2037 61 1 174 45 26 16 5 31 50 50
2011 2037 61 1 131 45 34 10 5 50 50 50
2011 2037 61 2 51 2 4 2 0 0 2 2
2010 2036 61 1 145 45 31 19 5 26 50 50
2010 2036 61 2 50 4 8 5 0 0 4 4
2009 2035 61 1 107 46 43 11 4 36 50 50
2009 2035 61 2 31 2 6 2 0 0 2 2
2008 2035 61 1 105 45 43 11 5 45 50 50
2008 2035 61 2 4 1 25 1 0 0 1 1
2007 2035 61 1 174 90 52 39 10 26 100 100
2007 2035 61 2 78 6 8 6 0 0 6 6
2006 2035 61 1 136 90 66 23 10 43 100 100
2005 2037 61 1 142 134 94 34 14 41 148 148
2005 2037 61 2 24 6 25 0 0 100 6 6
2004 2037 61 1 187 134 71 51 14 27 148 148
2003 2037 61 1 174 134 77 38 14 36 148 148
2002 2037 61 1 158 136 86 43 12 27 148 148
2001 2037 61 1 238 136 57 69 12 17 148 148
2000 2037 61 1 206 93 45 29 5 17 98 98
1999 2036 61-1 1 233 90 38 39 9 23 99 99
1998 2038 61-1 1 220 90 40 36 10 27 100 100

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. 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 Controlled Hunt 2037 - Hunt Area 61.

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Services

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