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Elk Controlled Hunt Antlerless Season

Controlled Hunt 2119 - Hunt Area 56-2

8/1/2013 - 8/29/2013

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»
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 56-2
That portion of Unit 56 within one mile of cultivated fields. Area Size: 578,410 acres
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Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 2119 56-2 34 7 21 146 7
2012 2111 56-2 19 9 47 64 9
2011 2111 56-2 15 13 87 107 13
2003 2108 56 9 2 22 61 0 2 0 0
2002 2106 56 9 0 0 56 0 0 0 0
2001 2106 56-2 8 1 13 38 0 1 0 0
2000 2105 56-2 4 0 4 0 0

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 2119 56-2 1 45 35 78 46 0 0 35 35
2012 2111 56-2 1 46 20 43 102 0 0 20 20
2011 2111 56-2 1 42 15 36 43 0 0 15 15
2003 2108 56 1 24 10 41 58 0 0 10 10
2002 2106 56 1 27 10 37 39 0 0 10 10
2001 2106 56-2 1 40 10 25 52 0 0 10 10
2000 2105 56-2 1 68 20 29 99 0 0 20 20
1999 2116 56-2 1 70 35 50 53 0 0 35 35
1999 2117 56-3 1 92 35 38 148 0 0 35 35
1998 2118 56-2 1 131 35 26 104 0 0 35 35
1998 2119 56-3 1 105 35 33 185 0 0 35 35

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 2119 56-2 1 43 34 79 2 1 50 35 35
2012 2111 56-2 1 46 20 43 0 0 20 20
2011 2111 56-2 1 42 15 36 0 0 0 15 15
2003 2108 56 1 24 10 41 0 0 100 10 10
2002 2106 56 1 26 10 38 1 0 0 10 10
2001 2106 56-2 1 40 10 25 0 0 100 10 10
2000 2105 56-2 1 68 20 29 0 0 100 20 20
1999 2116 56-2 1 69 35 50 1 0 0 35 35
1999 2117 56-3 1 92 35 38 0 0 100 35 35
1998 2118 56-2 1 131 35 26 0 0 100 35 35
1998 2119 56-3 1 105 35 33 0 0 100 35 35

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:

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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 23.84% 23.84 %
U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) Graph illustrating 5.97% 5.97 %
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Graph illustrating 4.12% 4.12 %
U.S. National Wildlife Refuge Graph illustrating 0% 0 %
Private Graph illustrating 51.14% 51.14 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 1.32% 1.32 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 13.59% 13.59 %

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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 4.5% 4.5 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 37.1% 37.1 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.23% 0.23 %
Forest Graph illustrating 13.36% 13.36 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 42.42% 42.42 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 2.38% 2.38 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Elk Outfitters & Guides

  • Rivers West Inc. Area 01
    Operating Area for conducting Snowmobiling activities. Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Bear, Cougar, Wolf hunting.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Controlled Hunt 2119 - Hunt Area 56-2.

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