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Controlled Hunt 2179 - Hunt Area 29

10/1/2014 - 10/24/2014

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»
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

Hunt Area 29
All of Unit 29. Area Size: 452,332 acres
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Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 2183 29 5 4 80 8 4 0 100
2012 2170 29 5 5 100 14 5 0 20
2011 2160 29 7 7 100 35 7 0 42.9
2010 2146 29 4 3 75 16 3 0 66.7
2009 2141 29 1 1 100 2 1 0 100
2008 2154 29-1 3 3 100 10 3 33 33
2007 2154 29-1 3 2 67 16 2 0 50
2006 2149 29-1 3 2 67 7 2 0 50
2005 2141 29-1 7 3 43 55 3 0 0 67
2004 2140 29-1 6 2 33 36 2 0 0 50
2003 2139 29-1 7 7 100 33 6 0 0 67
2002 2135 29-1 5 5 100 15 5 0 0 80
2001 2133 29-1 4 2 50 18 2 0 0 100
2000 2131 29-1 2 2 0 0 50

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 2183 29 1 4 2 50 0 0 2 7
2012 2170 29 1 4 4 100 0 0 4 7
2011 2160 29 1 5 5 100 2 0 0 5 7
2010 2146 29 1 6 6 100 0 0 0 6 7
2009 2141 29 1 3 3 100 0 0 100 3 7
2008 2154 29-1 1 3 3 100 0 0 100 3 7
2007 2154 29-1 1 3 3 100 2 0 100 3 7
2006 2149 29-1 1 3 3 100 0 0 100 3 8
2005 2141 29-1 1 1 1 100 0 0 100 1 8
2004 2140 29-1 1 7 7 100 0 0 100 7 8
2003 2139 29-1 1 6 6 100 10 2 20 8 6
2002 2135 29-1 1 4 4 100 2 0 100 4 6
2001 2133 29-1 1 2 2 100 4 2 50 4 6
2000 2131 29-1 1 12 6 50 2 0 0 6 6

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 2183 29 1 1 1 100 3 1 33 2 7
2012 2170 29 1 1 1 100 3 3 100 4 7
2011 2160 29 1 0 0 0 5 5 100 5 7
2010 2146 29 1 2 2 100 4 4 100 6 7
2009 2141 29 1 0 0 100 3 3 100 3 7
2008 2154 29-1 1 0 0 100 3 3 100 3 7
2007 2154 29-1 1 0 0 100 3 3 100 3 7
2006 2149 29-1 1 0 0 100 3 3 100 3 8
2005 2141 29-1 1 0 0 100 1 1 100 1 8
2004 2140 29-1 1 1 1 100 6 6 100 7 8
2003 2139 29-1 1 1 3 100 5 5 100 8 6
2002 2135 29-1 1 2 2 100 2 2 100 4 6
2001 2133 29-1 1 1 1 100 1 3 100 4 6
2000 2131 29-1 1 4 4 100 8 2 25 6 6

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

U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 50.54% 50.54 %
Private Graph illustrating 19.86% 19.86 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 26.96% 26.96 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 2.64% 2.64 %

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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

Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 4.63% 4.63 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 38.12% 38.12 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 8.76% 8.76 %
Forest Graph illustrating 45.84% 45.84 %
Urban Graph illustrating 2.64% 2.64 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Elk Outfitters & Guides

No local hunting outfitters are licensed for Elk.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Controlled Hunt 2179 - Hunt Area 29.

*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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