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Controlled Hunt 2188 - Hunt Area 49

10/15/2014 - 11/9/2014

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 49
All of Unit 49. Area Size: 499,165 acres
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Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 2192 49 5 5 100 25 5 0 60
2012 2175 49 8 2 25 40 2 0 100
2011 2165 49 8 3 38 40 3 0 66.7
2010 2152 49 5 5 100 18 5 0 60
2009 2147 49 8 8 100 30 8 0 75
2008 2160 49 8 6 75 57 6 0 50
2007 2160 49 9 9 100 33 9 0 67
2006 2155 49 8 3 38 35 3 0 67
2005 2148 49 9 1 11 46 1 0 0 0
2004 2148 49 8 7 88 46 7 0 0 57
2003 2147 49 9 6 67 53 5 1 0 75
2002 2143 49-2 9 2 22 42 2 0 50 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 2192 49 1 4 1 25 0 0 1 8
2012 2175 49 1 5 5 100 0 0 5 8
2011 2165 49 1 7 7 100 0 0 0 7 8
2010 2152 49 1 12 8 67 0 0 0 8 8
2009 2147 49 1 11 8 73 1 0 0 8 8
2008 2160 49 1 9 9 100 0 0 0 9 9
2007 2160 49 1 8 8 100 0 0 100 8 9
2006 2155 49 1 8 8 100 3 1 33 9 9
2005 2148 49 1 9 9 100 0 0 0 9 9
2004 2148 49 1 9 9 100 0 0 0 9 9
2003 2147 49 1 10 9 90 4 0 0 9 9
2002 2143 49-2 1 9 9 100 0 0 0 9 9

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 2192 49 1 0 0 4 1 25 1 8
2012 2175 49 1 1 1 100 4 4 100 5 8
2011 2165 49 1 0 0 0 7 7 100 7 8
2010 2152 49 1 4 4 100 8 4 50 8 8
2009 2147 49 1 3 3 100 8 5 62 8 8
2008 2160 49 1 0 0 100 9 9 100 9 9
2007 2160 49 1 0 0 100 8 8 100 8 9
2006 2155 49 1 0 1 100 8 8 100 9 9
2005 2148 49 1 0 0 100 9 9 100 9 9
2004 2148 49 1 0 0 100 9 9 100 9 9
2003 2147 49 1 1 0 0 9 9 100 9 9
2002 2143 49-2 1 3 3 100 6 6 100 9 9

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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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

Private Graph illustrating 34.68% 34.68 %
U.S. National Park Service (NPS) Graph illustrating 0.16% 0.16 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 6.86% 6.86 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 30.5% 30.5 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 27.8% 27.8 %

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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

Riparian Graph illustrating 0.1% 0.1 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.12% 0.12 %
Rock Graph illustrating 0.23% 0.23 %
Forest Graph illustrating 8.23% 8.23 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 9.55% 9.55 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 78.96% 78.96 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 2.82% 2.82 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Elk Outfitters & Guides

  • Nygaard, Sherry L. Area 02
    Doing Business As: Lochsa River Outfitters

    Operating Area for conducting Photography Trips, Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Backpacking, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Goat, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Predator, Forest Grouse, Wolf hunting.
  • Wild Horse Creek Ranch, LLC Area 01
    Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Backpacking, Snowmobiling activities. Licensed for Antelope, Deer, Elk, Goat, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Predator, Forest Grouse, Wolf hunting.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Controlled Hunt 2188 - Hunt Area 49.

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Services

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

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