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Elk Controlled Hunt Landowner Permission Required Extra Antlerless Season

Controlled Hunt 2168 - Hunt Area 45X*

8/1/2014 - 10/31/2014

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:
  • 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.

Private land ONLY. Landowner Permission Required see page 111 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 45X*
Private lands within Unit 45. Area Size: 831,834 acres
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Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 2169 45X* 66 44 67 421 44
2013 2170 45X* 3 1 50 12 1
2012 2156 45X* 66 42 63 215 37
2011 2210 45X* 55 39 70 190 39

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

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 57.53% 57.53 %
Private Graph illustrating 36.08% 36.08 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 5.89% 5.89 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 0.51% 0.51 %

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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 0.35% 0.35 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 3.74% 3.74 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 6.98% 6.98 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 78.42% 78.42 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 3.63% 3.63 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.08% 0.08 %
Water Graph illustrating 0.25% 0.25 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 6.54% 6.54 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR


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Outfitters and Guides

Local Elk Outfitters & Guides

No pack trip outfitters are available in Controlled Hunt 2168 - Hunt Area 45X*.

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Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services

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

Getting There


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