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Elk General A Tag Season

Bear River Zone

10/25/2014 - 11/15/2014

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

Bear River Zone
All of Units 75, 77 and 78. Area Size: 567,651 acres
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Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 Any Weapon 75 584 82 14 2864 35 47 6 49
2013 Any Weapon 77 382 38 10 1521 30 8 26 19
2013 Any Weapon 78 472 73 15 2238 28 45 25 47
2012 Any Weapon 75 603 127 21 3133 52 75 4 40
2012 Any Weapon 77 369 53 14 1556 19 34 37 32
2012 Any Weapon 78 510 98 19 2264 54 45 11 31
2011 Any Weapon 75 553 59 11 2470 29 30 17 31
2011 Any Weapon 77 353 36 10 1436 22 14 31 18
2011 Any Weapon 78 467 66 14 2488 37 29 21 13
2010 Any Weapon 75 533 75 14 2425 31 44 3 21
2010 Any Weapon 77 349 51 15 1406 28 23 27 7
2010 Any Weapon 78 422 84 20 1906 24 60 31 31
2009 Any Weapon 75 551 76 14 2482 57 19 19 45
2009 Any Weapon 77 337 55 16 1396 38 18 31 13
2009 Any Weapon 78 403 63 16 1604 24 39 29 25
2008 Any Weapon 75 620 58 9 2954 34 24 12 24
2008 Any Weapon 77 329 55 17 1334 30 25 40 17
2008 Any Weapon 78 380 65 17 1911 31 33 7 36
2007 Any Weapon 75 594 70 12 2711 55 14 13 27
2007 Any Weapon 77 321 18 6 1282 13 5 15 46
2007 Any Weapon 78 352 67 19 1430 29 38 0 26
2006 Any Weapon 75 580 133 23 73 53 6 17
2006 Any Weapon 77 333 36 11 17 16 25 13
2006 Any Weapon 78 354 45 13 19 22 17 28
2005 Any Weapon 75 527 86 16 2329 36 50 17 56
2005 Any Weapon 77 367 50 14 1506 31 19 52 10
2005 Any Weapon 78 408 51 13 1917 27 24 30 7
2004 Any Weapon 75 653 72 11 2841 35 37 17 34
2004 Any Weapon 77 355 49 14 1451 36 13 6 33
2004 Any Weapon 78 508 61 12 2191 22 39 0 46
2003 Any Weapon 75 790 107 14 3486 40 63 21 35
2003 Any Weapon 77 201 48 24 846 17 31 19 31
2003 Any Weapon 78 512 93 18 2013 35 57 38 28
2002 Any Weapon 75 815 112 14 4121 45 67 28 23
2002 Any Weapon 77 378 38 10 1673 17 21 7 40
2002 Any Weapon 78 498 87 17 2608 41 46 16 29
2001 Any Weapon 75 555 119 21 2113 45 74 21 29
2001 Any Weapon 77 255 37 15 952 19 18 28 22
2001 Any Weapon 78 339 78 23 1259 33 45 20 20
2000 Any Weapon 75 96 42 54 45 9
2000 Any Weapon 77 27 14 13 39 22
2000 Any Weapon 78 38 22 16 22 14

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

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
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Elk Tag $16.50

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag $39.75
  • Adult Elk Tag $416.75

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 46.47% 46.47 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 4.08% 4.08 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 1.43% 1.43 %
Private Graph illustrating 47.99% 47.99 %

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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

Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 9.47% 9.47 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.88% 0.88 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 27.63% 27.63 %
Water Graph illustrating 0.03% 0.03 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 10.75% 10.75 %
Forest Graph illustrating 44.89% 44.89 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 6.05% 6.05 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 0.27% 0.27 %

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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

  • Flying Resort Ranches, Inc. Area 03
    Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Goat, Moose, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Predator, Forest Grouse, Wolf hunting.
  • Smokey Canyon Outfitters Area 05
    Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Snowmobiling, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Deer, Elk, Moose, Cougar, Predator, Wolf hunting.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Bear River Zone.

*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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