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Controlled Hunt 2030 - Hunt Area 51

10/1/2014 - 10/14/2014

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»
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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 51
All of Unit 51. Area Size: 604,463 acres
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Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 2029 51 8 6 75 34 6 0 67
2013 2030 51 115 43 37 822 43 14 44
2012 2029 51 25 16 63 162 16 12.8 61.7
2012 2030 51 122 53 43 796 53 9.5 33.3
2011 2029 51 24 16 67 99 16 12.5 15
2011 2030 51 119 42 35 899 40 2 10.5 37
2010 2028 51 24 17 69 169 17 13 37
2010 2029 51 119 39 33 677 39 13.9 37
2009 2027 51 24 13 55 126 13 7.6 69.7
2009 2028 51 120 41 34 944 41 12.2 26.8
2008 2027 51 25 14 58 129 14 0 41
2008 2028 51 121 42 35 847 42 11 42
2007 2027 51 24 14 58 163 14 7 64
2007 2028 51 122 34 28 779 34 3 50
2006 2027 51 29 19 66 145 19 0 58
2006 2028 51 120 47 39 706 46 13 41
2005 2029 51 28 16 57 164 16 0 0 62
2005 2030 51 117 44 38 877 42 2 14 45
2004 2029 51 30 14 47 185 12 2 0 75
2004 2030 51 122 45 37 969 45 0 16 58
2003 2029 51 32 18 56 146 18 0 6 61
2003 2030 51 111 37 33 852 37 0 11 42
2002 2029 51 33 16 48 189 16 0 0 81
2002 2030 51 113 36 32 889 36 0 15 44
2001 2029 51-1 32 16 50 172 16 0 6 56
2001 2030 51-1 112 34 30 819 34 0 6 44
2000 2029 51-1 14 14 0 0 58
2000 2030 51-1 54 54 0 9 41

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 2029 51 1 179 10 6 154 0 0 10 10
2013 2029 51 2 119 2 2 13 0 0 2 2
2013 2030 51 1 543 125 23 336 0 0 125 125
2013 2030 51 2 111 3 3 41 0 0 3 3
2012 2029 51 1 272 25 9 118 0 0 25 25
2012 2030 51 1 552 125 23 340 0 0 125 125
2012 2030 51 2 168 3 2 53 0 0 3 3
2011 2029 51 1 263 25 10 143 0 0 25 25
2011 2030 51 1 567 125 22 313 0 0 125 125
2011 2030 51 2 274 4 1 58 0 0 4 4
2010 2028 51 1 275 25 9 130 0 0 25 25
2010 2029 51 1 467 125 27 246 0 0 125 125
2010 2029 51 2 70 1 1 10 0 0 1 1
2009 2027 51 1 270 25 9 121 0 0 25 25
2009 2028 51 1 478 125 26 301 0 0 125 125
2009 2028 51 2 221 6 3 45 0 0 6 6
2008 2027 51 1 254 25 10 175 0 0 25 25
2008 2028 51 1 505 125 25 257 0 0 125 125
2008 2028 51 2 266 6 2 44 0 0 6 6
2007 2027 51 1 286 25 9 126 0 0 25 25
2007 2028 51 1 428 125 29 304 0 0 125 125
2007 2028 51 2 35 1 3 24 0 0 1 1
2006 2027 51 1 311 35 11 124 0 0 35 35
2006 2028 51 1 394 125 32 232 0 0 125 125
2005 2029 51 1 236 35 15 141 0 0 35 35
2005 2029 51 2 22 1 5 26 0 0 1 1
2005 2030 51 1 415 125 30 259 0 0 125 125
2005 2030 51 2 178 8 4 44 0 0 8 8
2004 2029 51 1 256 35 13 135 0 0 35 35
2004 2030 51 1 427 125 29 258 0 0 125 125
2004 2030 51 2 33 1 3 18 0 0 1 1
2003 2029 51 1 269 35 13 151 0 0 35 35
2003 2030 51 1 432 125 28 268 0 0 125 125
2002 2029 51 1 224 35 15 138 0 0 35 35
2002 2030 51 1 453 125 27 265 0 0 125 125
2001 2029 51-1 1 221 35 15 150 0 0 35 35
2001 2030 51-1 1 536 125 23 335 0 0 125 125
2000 2029 51-1 1 139 20 14 118 0 0 20 20
2000 2030 51-1 1 378 75 19 202 0 0 75 75
1999 2028 51-1 1 182 20 11 169 0 0 20 20
1999 2029 51-2 1 358 75 20 227 0 0 75 75
1998 2029 51-1 1 133 10 7 107 0 0 10 10
1998 2030 51-2 1 240 45 18 186 0 0 45 45

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 2029 51 1 168 9 5 11 1 9 10 10
2013 2029 51 2 116 2 2 3 0 0 2 2
2013 2030 51 1 486 113 23 57 12 21 125 125
2013 2030 51 2 102 3 3 9 0 0 3 3
2012 2029 51 1 252 24 10 20 1 5 25 25
2012 2030 51 1 493 117 24 59 8 14 125 125
2012 2030 51 2 156 3 2 12 0 0 3 3
2011 2029 51 1 247 23 9 16 2 12 25 25
2011 2030 51 1 503 113 22 64 12 19 125 125
2011 2030 51 2 251 4 2 23 0 0 4 4
2010 2028 51 1 261 23 9 14 2 14 25 25
2010 2029 51 1 436 118 27 31 7 23 125 125
2010 2029 51 2 63 1 2 7 0 0 1 1
2009 2027 51 1 257 25 10 13 0 0 25 25
2009 2028 51 1 416 113 27 62 12 19 125 125
2009 2028 51 2 208 6 3 13 0 0 6 6
2008 2027 51 1 245 24 10 9 1 11 25 25
2008 2028 51 1 436 113 26 69 12 17 125 125
2008 2028 51 2 233 6 3 33 0 0 6 6
2007 2027 51 1 260 23 9 26 2 8 25 25
2007 2028 51 1 378 113 30 50 12 24 125 125
2007 2028 51 2 33 1 3 2 0 0 1 1
2006 2027 51 1 303 33 11 8 2 25 35 35
2006 2028 51 1 366 114 31 28 11 39 125 125
2005 2029 51 1 207 32 15 29 3 10 35 35
2005 2029 51 2 22 1 5 0 0 100 1 1
2005 2030 51 1 370 113 31 45 12 27 125 125
2005 2030 51 2 167 8 5 11 0 0 8 8
2004 2029 51 1 237 35 14 19 0 0 35 35
2004 2030 51 1 384 113 29 43 12 27 125 125
2004 2030 51 2 32 1 3 1 0 0 1 1
2003 2029 51 1 254 34 13 15 1 6 35 35
2003 2030 51 1 378 113 29 54 12 22 125 125
2002 2029 51 1 197 33 16 27 2 7 35 35
2002 2030 51 1 401 113 28 52 12 23 125 125
2001 2029 51-1 1 188 33 17 33 2 6 35 35
2001 2030 51-1 1 484 113 23 52 12 23 125 125
2000 2029 51-1 1 125 18 14 14 2 14 20 20
2000 2030 51-1 1 336 70 20 42 5 11 75 75
1999 2028 51-1 1 143 18 12 39 2 5 20 20
1999 2029 51-2 1 320 68 21 38 7 18 75 75
1998 2029 51-1 1 121 9 7 12 1 8 10 10
1998 2030 51-2 1 206 41 19 34 4 11 45 45

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
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Elk Tag $16.50
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $6.25

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag $39.75
  • Adult Elk Tag $416.75
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $14.75

Note: A valid hunting license is required.

* Indicates this item is optional.

Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management Agency

State of Idaho Graph illustrating 2.22% 2.22 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 45.05% 45.05 %
Private Graph illustrating 8.17% 8.17 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 44.55% 44.55 %

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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 28.16% 28.16 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.25% 0.25 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 65.44% 65.44 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 2.26% 2.26 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 3.88% 3.88 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Elk Outfitters & Guides

No pack trip outfitters are available in Controlled Hunt 2030 - Hunt Area 51.

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Services

Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services

* Services pages courtesy of the Official Idaho Travel and Tourism Guide

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