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Elk Controlled Hunt Landowner Permission Required Antlerless Season

Controlled Hunt 2148 - Hunt Area 39-3

12/1/2013 - 12/31/2013

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:
  • Landowner Permission Hunt. Written permission from landowner who owns more than 159 acres in the hunt area is required to apply for this hunt. Landowner Permission Hunt Permits will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis at the Nampa, McCall and headquarters IDFG offices starting July 15. Do not apply for this hunt during the controlled hunt application period.

Landowner Permission Required see page 97 of the Big Game Regulations for details on applying (http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/cms/hunt/rules/bg/ch.pdf)

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Hunt Area

Hunt Area 39-3
That portion of Unit 39 within the following boundary: Beginning at the junction of I-84 and Blacks Creek Road, then east on Blacks Creek Rd to the point where Road 189A intersect the Blacks Creek Road, then east on Road 189A to the intersection with Road 189A3, then south on Road 189A3 to USFS Trail No. 500, then southeast on Trail No. 500 to the point it intersects with Road 167D, then southeast on Road 167D until it interesects the Danskin Lookout Rd (Forest Service Rd 167), then south on the Danskin Lookout Rd to Foothill Rd, then south on Foothill Rd to Martha Ave., then west on Martha Ave to I-84, then northwest on I-84 to the point of beginning. Area Size: 114,400 acres
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Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 2148 39-3 115 105 91 276 105
2012 2137 39-3 99 86 87 354 86
2011 2122 39-3 96 72 74 286 72

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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No resident tags are necessary.

No non-resident tags are necessary.

Note: A valid hunting license is required.

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Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management Agency

U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 30% 30 %
Private Graph illustrating 57.21% 57.21 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 10.72% 10.72 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 2.06% 2.06 %

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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

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Rangeland Graph illustrating 98.11% 98.11 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 1.25% 1.25 %
Forest Graph illustrating 0.07% 0.07 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 0.57% 0.57 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR


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Outfitters and Guides

Local Elk Outfitters & Guides

No local hunting outfitters are licensed for Elk.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Controlled Hunt 2148 - Hunt Area 39-3.

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Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services

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