Elk General A Tag Season

Diamond Creek Zone

8/30/2012 - 9/30/2012

Species
Elk (Cervus canadensis)
Either-sex Elk
Either sex may be taken.
Archery
Archery 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

Diamond Creek Zone
All of Units 66A and 76. Area Size: 1,061,809 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 66A 76

Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2015 Archery 66A 739 195 26 6657 141 54 17 52
2015 Archery 76 1110 244 22 9699 206 38 13 54
2014 Archery 66A 684 128 19 6032 82 47 14 40
2014 Archery 76 1153 268 23 10224 222 47 11 43
2013 Archery 66A 702 125 18 5996 87 38 19 38
2013 Archery 76 1141 196 17 10392 147 48 11 38
2012 Archery 66A 654 115 18 5837 98 17 6 48
2012 Archery 76 1095 196 18 10355 159 37 12 57
2011 Archery 66A 627 81 13 5528 64 16 16 27
2011 Archery 76 1129 223 20 10557 174 49 14 22
2010 Archery 66A 692 121 18 5852 81 40 14 33
2010 Archery 76 1122 203 18 10557 169 34 14 41
2009 Archery 66A 689 116 17 6347 89 26 6 51
2009 Archery 76 1206 245 20 11672 205 37 18 48
2008 Archery 66A 814 128 16 6608 100 28 6 47
2008 Archery 76 1534 211 14 14225 168 43 12 34
2007 Archery 66A 745 85 11 6132 61 23 10 47
2007 Archery 76 1314 175 13 12383 134 39 12 51
2006 Archery 66A 777 90 12 60 24 9 32
2006 Archery 76 1358 188 14 136 42 22 34
2005 Archery 66A 628 94 15 5670 76 18 16 51
2005 Archery 76 1459 239 16 12952 165 74 19 48
2004 Archery 66A 649 77 12 5497 62 15 7 34
2004 Archery 76 1534 231 15 13250 169 62 18 41
2003 Archery 66A 718 110 15 5815 74 34 14 44
2003 Archery 76 1334 223 17 12322 167 54 22 38
2002 Archery 66A 596 89 15 5368 66 23 13 41
2002 Archery 76 1297 219 17 13347 157 62 14 41
2001 Archery 66A 412 82 20 3334 65 17 14 37
2001 Archery 76 843 220 26 8003 161 59 19 39
2000 Archery 66A 52 43 9 34 29
2000 Archery 76 161 131 30 56 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 46.64 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 46.64%
Graph illustrating 36.22 percent Private 36.22%
Graph illustrating 6.18 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 6.18%
Graph illustrating 3.6 percent State of Idaho 3.6%
Graph illustrating 2.05 percent Other 2.05%
Graph illustrating 1.62 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge 1.62%
Graph illustrating 0.3 percent Indian Reservation 0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.04 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.04%

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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 39.23% Forest 39.23 %
Graph illustrating 32.3% Rangeland 32.3 %
Graph illustrating 9.64% Dryland Agriculture 9.64 %
Graph illustrating 5.26% Irrigated-Sprinkler 5.26 %
Graph illustrating 5.04% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 5.04 %
Graph illustrating 4.74% Riparian 4.74 %
Graph illustrating 3.16% Water 3.16 %
Graph illustrating 0.59% Urban 0.59 %
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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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