Elk Controlled Hunt Antlered Season

Controlled Hunt 2033 - Hunt Area 56-1*

10/15/2012 - 11/9/2012

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
  • 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/

MVR in Unit 56

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Hunt Area

Hunt Area 56-1*
All of Units 56 and 57. Area Size: 806,531 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 56 57

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2012 2033 56-1* 20 14 73 120 14 0 72.4
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
2012 2033 56-1* 1 677 20 3 157 0 0 20 20
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
2012 2033 56-1* 1 610 18 3 67 2 3 20 20
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.

Where to purchase

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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 45.31 percent Private 45.31%
Graph illustrating 23.8 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 23.8%
Graph illustrating 18.35 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 18.35%
Graph illustrating 7.76 percent U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 7.76%
Graph illustrating 3.47 percent U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 3.47%
Graph illustrating 1.29 percent State of Idaho 1.29%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.01%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

Access Yes! Properties

Access Yes! is Fish and Game program designed to improve hunting and fishing access to private land or through private land to public land by compensating willing landowners who provide access.

Forest Service Land

Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 41.09% Rangeland 41.09 %
Graph illustrating 33.34% Dryland Agriculture 33.34 %
Graph illustrating 20.06% Forest 20.06 %
Graph illustrating 3.62% Irrigated-Sprinkler 3.62 %
Graph illustrating 1.73% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 1.73 %
Graph illustrating 0.17% Urban 0.17 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources

Services

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