Elk Controlled Hunt Antlered Season

Controlled Hunt 2003 - Hunt Area 18

10/10/2012 - 11/3/2012

Species
Elk (Cervus canadensis)
Antlered Elk
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.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

Restrictions

No special restrictions.

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Hunt Area

Hunt Area 18
All of Unit 18. Area Size: 180,782 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 18

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2015 2002 18 201 70 35 1281 70 14 46
2014 2002 18-1 203 84 41 1358 84 15.3 44.4
2013 2002 18-1 202 74 36 1487 74 11 33
2012 2003 18 215 98 46 1364 98 26.3 42.9
2011 2003 18 210 81 38 1415 81 18.6 37.3
2010 2003 18 211 71 34 1366 71 17 40.1
2009 2003 18 213 93 44 1564 93 5.4 45.2
2008 2002 18 145 68 47 1018 68 19 45
2007 2002 18 134 61 46 798 61 3 72
2006 2002 18 137 54 39 892 52 8 56
2005 2002 18 140 52 37 766 50 2 14 52
2004 2002 18 143 47 33 998 47 0 9 57
2003 2002 18 114 42 37 719 42 0 8 55
2002 2002 18 112 45 40 591 44 1 14 44
2001 2002 18 109 37 34 623 36 1 23 40
2000 2002 18 45 45 0 11 45
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# Area Draw* Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2015 2002 18 1 599 225 38 281 0 0 225 225
2015 2002 18 2 303 8 3 51 0 0 8 8
2014 2002 18-1 1 577 225 39 270 0 0 225 225
2014 2002 18-1 2 322 13 4 42 0 0 13 13
2013 2002 18-1 1 715 225 31 305 0 0 225 225
2013 2002 18-1 2 317 10 3 50 0 0 10 10
2012 2003 18 1 686 225 33 259 0 0 225 225
2012 2003 18 2 341 9 3 45 0 0 9 9
2011 2003 18 1 711 225 32 276 0 0 225 225
2011 2003 18 2 317 10 3 74 0 0 10 10
2010 2003 18 1 721 225 31 290 0 0 225 225
2010 2003 18 2 287 8 3 53 0 0 8 8
2009 2003 18 1 783 225 29 259 0 0 225 225
2009 2003 18 2 224 4 2 35 0 0 4 4
2008 2002 18 1 809 145 18 298 0 0 145 145
2008 2002 18 2 344 7 2 15 0 0 7 7
2007 2002 18 1 738 145 20 225 0 0 145 145
2007 2002 18 2 236 6 3 33 0 0 6 6
2006 2002 18 1 693 145 21 191 0 0 145 145
2005 2002 18 1 621 145 23 184 0 0 145 145
2005 2002 18 2 174 5 3 46 0 0 5 5
2004 2002 18 1 517 145 28 223 0 0 145 145
2004 2002 18 2 94 2 2 21 0 0 2 2
2003 2002 18 1 464 120 25 169 0 0 120 120
2002 2002 18 1 473 120 25 109 0 0 120 120
2001 2002 18 1 420 120 28 87 0 0 120 120
2000 2002 18 1 397 120 30 87 0 0 120 120
1999 2002 18-1 1 316 121 38 90 0 0 121 121
1998 2002 18-1 1 338 125 37 113 0 0 125 125
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# Area Draw* 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2015 2002 18 1 470 203 43 129 22 17 225 225
2015 2002 18 2 250 6 2 53 2 4 8 8
2014 2002 18-1 1 448 203 45 129 22 17 225 225
2014 2002 18-1 2 274 11 4 48 2 4 13 13
2013 2002 18-1 1 561 203 36 154 22 14 225 225
2013 2002 18-1 2 283 9 3 34 1 3 10 10
2012 2003 18 1 572 203 35 114 22 19 225 225
2012 2003 18 2 303 8 3 38 1 3 9 9
2011 2003 18 1 583 203 35 128 22 17 225 225
2011 2003 18 2 274 9 3 43 1 2 10 10
2010 2003 18 1 595 203 34 126 22 17 225 225
2010 2003 18 2 248 8 3 39 0 0 8 8
2009 2003 18 1 595 203 34 188 22 12 225 225
2009 2003 18 2 196 4 2 28 0 0 4 4
2008 2002 18 1 656 131 20 153 14 9 145 145
2008 2002 18 2 291 6 2 53 1 2 7 7
2007 2002 18 1 603 131 22 135 14 10 145 145
2007 2002 18 2 201 6 3 35 0 0 6 6
2006 2002 18 1 545 131 24 148 14 9 145 145
2005 2002 18 1 475 131 28 146 14 10 145 145
2005 2002 18 2 142 5 4 32 0 0 5 5
2004 2002 18 1 409 131 32 108 14 13 145 145
2004 2002 18 2 85 2 2 9 0 0 2 2
2003 2002 18 1 373 108 29 91 12 13 120 120
2002 2002 18 1 347 113 32 126 7 5 120 120
2001 2002 18 1 317 113 35 103 7 6 120 120
2000 2002 18 1 263 113 43 134 7 5 120 120
1999 2002 18-1 1 220 113 51 96 8 8 121 121
1998 2002 18-1 1 229 113 49 109 12 11 125 125
Source: IDFG Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Adult Elk Tag $30.75 2012
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Elk Tag $16.50 2012
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $6.25 2012

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag $39.75 2012
  • Adult Elk Tag $416.75 2012
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $14.75 2012

A valid hunting license is required.
* Indicates this item is optional.

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Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management

For government land, these data show the managing agency of the land, which may or not be the same as the owning agency.

Graph illustrating 72.96 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 72.96%
Graph illustrating 23.08 percent Private 23.08%
Graph illustrating 1.99 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 1.99%
Graph illustrating 1.15 percent State of Idaho 1.15%
Graph illustrating 0.52 percent Other 0.52%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

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.

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Forest Service Land

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 71.32% Forest 71.32 %
Graph illustrating 28.07% Rangeland 28.07 %
Graph illustrating 0.38% Dryland Agriculture 0.38 %
Graph illustrating 0.15% Irrigated-Sprinkler 0.15 %

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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources

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