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Elk General B Tag Season

Bear River Zone

8/30/2014 - 9/14/2014

Antlerless or Spike Elk elk info»
Only elk without antlers or elk with no branching on either antler may be taken in any season which is open to spike or antlerless elk only. In antlered or spike-only seasons, antlers must accompany the carcass while in transit. view all»
Archery
Archery ONLY. 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 Archery 75 191 25 13 1223 21 4 10 19
2013 Archery 77 99 3 3 762 3 0 67
2013 Archery 78 189 12 6 1581 10 2 10 10
2012 Archery 75 164 15 9 1184 13 2 31 31
2012 Archery 77 113 11 10 717 11 9 82
2012 Archery 78 204 20 10 1546 17 3 24 47
2011 Archery 75 177 30 17 1492 25 5 20 36
2011 Archery 77 97 5 5 588 4 1 0 0
2011 Archery 78 161 29 18 1372 20 9 80 0
2010 Archery 75 145 21 14 1035 19 2 17 22
2010 Archery 77 80 6 8 562 3 3 33 33
2010 Archery 78 156 19 12 1206 16 3 19 25
2009 Archery 75 173 20 11 1432 18 2 0 23
2009 Archery 77 131 21 16 835 20 1 0 59
2009 Archery 78 148 42 29 1140 27 16 23 15
2008 Archery 75 150 13 9 1300 8 5 38 25
2008 Archery 77 105 4 4 1405 4 0 0 25
2008 Archery 78 153 18 12 1407 13 5 31 31
2007 Archery 75 126 15 12 890 15 7 40
2007 Archery 77 84 12 14 496 10 2 22 11
2007 Archery 78 114 11 10 1051 10 1 20 20
2006 Archery 75 140 10 7 7 3 43 29
2006 Archery 77 73 4 6 2 2 0 0
2006 Archery 78 116 13 11 11 2 18 9
2005 Archery 75 102 14 14 673 11 3 27 18
2005 Archery 77 78 2 3 552 2 0 0 0
2005 Archery 78 97 17 18 771 14 3 29 36
2004 Archery 75 174 16 9 1077 13 3 39 31
2004 Archery 77 69 8 12 668 7 1 29 29
2004 Archery 78 137 16 12 1098 14 2 29 29
2003 Archery 75 189 14 7 1306 10 4 10 30
2003 Archery 77 88 9 10 712 7 2 0 29
2003 Archery 78 108 18 17 946 12 5 33 42
2002 Archery 75 196 10 5 1266 5 5 20 20
2002 Archery 77 82 5 6 575 3 2 0 67
2002 Archery 78 126 14 11 932 11 3 10 40
2001 Archery 75 156 19 12 1100 16 3 36 21
2001 Archery 77 80 11 13 502 9 2 13 13
2001 Archery 78 114 13 11 895 11 2 30 20
2000 Archery 75 12 5 7 45 9
2000 Archery 77 9 5 4 39 22
2000 Archery 78 11 6 5 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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