Elk General A Tag Season

Unit 4

11/20/2012 - 12/1/2012

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.
Muzzleloader
Muzzleloader ONLY.

Restrictions

Unit 4 ONLY

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Hunt Area

Unit 4
All of Unit 4. Area Size: 787,905 acres
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Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2015 Muzzleloader 4 1253 78 6 3837 78 40 0
2014 Muzzleloader 4 668 50 8 2172 50 50 0
2013 Muzzleloader 4 756 39 5 2780 39 39 27
2012 Muzzleloader 4 769 25 3 2755 25 36 8
2011 Muzzleloader 4 905 57 6 3957 57 44 20
2010 Muzzleloader 4 781 86 11 2854 86 56 18
2009 Muzzleloader 4 811 31 4 3062 30 1 13 17
2008 Muzzleloader 4 863 30 4 3686 30 0 33 13
2007 Muzzleloader 4 690 39 6 3358 39 31 18
2006 Muzzleloader 4 775 92 12 90 36 44
2005 Muzzleloader 4 738 30 4 3418 29 1 45 17
2004 Muzzleloader 4 712 17 2 3100 17 0 53 18
2003 Muzzleloader 4 809 28 3 3250 27 1 43 30
2002 Muzzleloader 4 813 18 2 3292 18 0 25 19
2001 Muzzleloader 4 704 22 3 2278 21 1 40 5
2000 Muzzleloader 4 20 14 6 32 23
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 68.99 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 68.99%
Graph illustrating 20.04 percent Private 20.04%
Graph illustrating 6.54 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 6.54%
Graph illustrating 3.75 percent State of Idaho 3.75%
Graph illustrating 0.47 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.47%
Graph illustrating 0.17 percent Other 0.17%

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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.

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 93.19% Forest 93.19 %
Graph illustrating 2.5% Rangeland 2.5 %
Graph illustrating 1.82% Urban 1.82 %
Graph illustrating 1.76% Riparian 1.76 %
Graph illustrating 0.7% Dryland Agriculture 0.7 %
Graph illustrating 0% Water 0 %

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

Weather

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Services

Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services

Services courtesy of the Official Idaho Travel and Tourism Guide

Getting There

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