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Elk Controlled Hunt Antlerless Season

Controlled Hunt 2120 - Hunt Area 59*

11/1/2014 - 11/30/2014

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»
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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 59*
All of Units 59 and 59A. Area Size: 490,719 acres
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Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 2122 59* 190 103 55 884 103
2012 2113 59* 192 96 50 771 96
2011 2113 59* 185 80 43 974 80
2010 2104 59* 182 86 48 586 86
2009 2104 59* 137 60 44 648 60
2008 2109 59* 142 68 48 683 68
2007 2112 59* 130 67 52 574 67
2006 2112 59* 137 59 43 664 59 0 0
2005 2109 59* 131 57 44 578 0 57 0 0
2004 2110 59 266 124 47 1310 4 117 0 0
2003 2110 59 276 71 26 1708 3 67 0 0
2002 2108 59 251 102 41 1461 3 99 0 0
2001 2108 59 269 97 36 1401 1 96 0 0
2000 2107 59 139 5 132 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 2122 59* 1 692 200 29 418 0 0 200 200
2013 2122 59* 2 237 10 4 75 0 0 10 10
2012 2113 59* 1 616 200 32 400 0 0 200 200
2012 2113 59* 2 181 8 4 51 0 0 8 8
2011 2113 59* 1 482 200 41 369 0 0 200 200
2011 2113 59* 2 178 9 5 43 0 0 9 9
2010 2104 59* 1 581 200 34 350 0 0 200 200
2010 2104 59* 2 115 7 6 32 0 0 7 7
2009 2104 59* 1 482 150 31 310 0 0 150 150
2009 2104 59* 2 104 4 4 50 0 0 4 4
2008 2109 59* 1 389 150 39 295 0 0 150 150
2008 2109 59* 2 116 9 8 28 0 0 9 9
2007 2112 59* 1 365 150 41 227 0 0 150 150
2007 2112 59* 2 94 6 6 30 0 0 6 6
2006 2112 59* 1 303 150 50 224 0 0 150 150
2005 2109 59* 1 334 150 45 281 0 0 150 150
2005 2109 59* 2 39 3 8 29 0 0 3 3
2004 2110 59 1 453 300 66 284 0 0 300 300
2004 2110 59 2 75 12 16 48 0 0 12 12
2003 2110 59 1 444 300 67 244 0 0 300 300
2002 2108 59 1 561 300 53 359 0 0 300 300
2001 2108 59 1 535 300 56 334 0 0 300 300
2000 2107 59 1 431 300 69 371 0 0 300 300
1998 2121 59 1 659 300 45 413 0 0 300 300

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 2122 59* 1 685 196 29 7 4 57 200 200
2013 2122 59* 2 234 8 3 3 2 67 10 10
2012 2113 59* 1 613 198 32 3 2 67 200 200
2012 2113 59* 2 179 8 4 2 0 0 8 8
2011 2113 59* 1 478 200 42 4 0 0 200 200
2011 2113 59* 2 177 9 5 1 0 0 9 9
2010 2104 59* 1 576 200 35 5 0 0 200 200
2010 2104 59* 2 113 7 6 2 0 0 7 7
2009 2104 59* 1 476 147 31 6 3 50 150 150
2009 2104 59* 2 103 4 4 1 0 0 4 4
2008 2109 59* 1 384 147 38 5 3 60 150 150
2008 2109 59* 2 115 9 8 1 0 0 9 9
2007 2112 59* 1 360 146 41 5 4 80 150 150
2007 2112 59* 2 93 6 6 1 0 0 6 6
2006 2112 59* 1 297 146 49 6 4 67 150 150
2005 2109 59* 1 324 144 44 10 6 60 150 150
2005 2109 59* 2 39 3 8 0 0 100 3 3
2004 2110 59 1 449 296 65 4 4 100 300 300
2004 2110 59 2 74 12 16 1 0 0 12 12
2003 2110 59 1 442 299 67 2 1 50 300 300
2002 2108 59 1 555 294 53 6 6 100 300 300
2001 2108 59 1 532 297 55 3 3 100 300 300
2000 2107 59 1 428 297 69 3 3 100 300 300
1998 2121 59 1 654 299 45 5 1 20 300 300

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:

Learn more about IDFG Licenses, Tags & Permits
 

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 2.08% 2.08 %
Private Graph illustrating 22.02% 22.02 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 39.29% 39.29 %
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Graph illustrating 0.06% 0.06 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 36.46% 36.46 %

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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

Forest Graph illustrating 12.65% 12.65 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 3.53% 3.53 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 1.11% 1.11 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 82.65% 82.65 %

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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

No local hunting outfitters are licensed for Elk.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Controlled Hunt 2120 - Hunt Area 59*.

*In need of a Guide? Try our Idaho Outfitter Guide, which allows you to search all licensed outfitters by species, activity and location.

Services

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

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