Elk General A Tag Season

Boise River Zone

9/8/2012 - 9/30/2012

Species
Elk (Cervus canadensis)
Antlerless Elk
Only elk without antlers or with antlers shorter than 6 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlerless elk only.
Muzzleloader
Muzzleloader ONLY.

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

Boise River Zone
All of Unit 39. Area Size: 1,564,123 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 39

Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2015 Muzzleloader 39 11 0 11
2014 Muzzleloader 39 11 0 0 71
2013 Muzzleloader 39 7 1 14 29 1 0 0
2012 Muzzleloader 39 533 79 15 3034 1 78 100 0
2011 Muzzleloader 39 593 82 14 3805 3 79
2010 Muzzleloader 39 595 71 12 3946 1 70 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 39 556 77 14 3464 76 0 0
2008 Muzzleloader 39 631 58 9 3860 0 57
2007 Muzzleloader 39 500 103 21 3370 4 97 50 0
2006 Muzzleloader 39 500 92 18 6 82 100 0
2005 Muzzleloader 39 469 102 22 2895 102 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 39 420 89 21 2590 0 89 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 39 373 52 14 2415 1 51 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 39 369 46 12 2547 2 44 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 39 219 47 21 1026 1 46 0 0
2000 Muzzleloader 39 2 2 0 36 20
Source: Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Adult Elk Tag $30.75 2012
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Elk Tag $16.50 2012

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag $39.75 2012
  • Adult Elk Tag $416.75 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 58.43 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 58.43%
Graph illustrating 23.37 percent Private 23.37%
Graph illustrating 9.16 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 9.16%
Graph illustrating 6.98 percent State of Idaho 6.98%
Graph illustrating 1.61 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 1.61%
Graph illustrating 0.28 percent Other 0.28%
Graph illustrating 0.18 percent U.S. Military 0.18%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 0%

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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.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 60.89% Forest 60.89 %
Graph illustrating 36.71% Rangeland 36.71 %
Graph illustrating 0.87% Urban 0.87 %
Graph illustrating 0.41% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 0.41 %
Graph illustrating 0.35% Dryland Agriculture 0.35 %
Graph illustrating 0.27% Riparian 0.27 %
Graph illustrating 0.26% Irrigated-Sprinkler 0.26 %
Graph illustrating 0.23% Water 0.23 %
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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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