Elk General A Tag Season

Unit 63

9/1/2012 - 12/31/2012

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.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

Restrictions
  • Short-range Weapons ONLY in a portion of this hunt, see note for details.

Short-range weapons ONLY on Mud Lake WMA.

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Hunt Area

Unit 63
All of Unit 63. Area Size: 1,285,489 acres
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Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2015 Any Weapon 63 1101 355 32 8210 106 249 18 29
2014 Any Weapon 63 989 223 23 10431 49 174 21 68
2013 Any Weapon 63 1011 162 16 7615 42 119 2 44
2012 Any Weapon 63 787 195 25 6229 44 151 5 36
2011 Any Weapon 63 684 70 10 6728 27 43 7 15
2010 Any Weapon 63 755 257 34 4888 58 199 19 30
2009 Any Weapon 63 603 138 23 5435 39 99 18 38
2008 Any Weapon 63 598 155 26 5365 37 118 5 16
2007 Any Weapon 63 496 112 23 3111 47 65 15 63
2006 Any Weapon 63 327 112 34 22 85 20 40
2005 Any Weapon 63 331 79 24 1833 31 48 23 32
2004 Any Weapon 63 457 116 25 3583 61 54 7 44
2003 Any Weapon 63 554 109 20 4142 64 43 10 45
2002 Any Weapon 63 602 90 15 5398 63 27 19 21
2001 Any Weapon 63 440 206 47 2906 56 150 12 47
2000 Any Weapon 63 103 44 59 13 35
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 35.67 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 35.67%
Graph illustrating 35.58 percent Private 35.58%
Graph illustrating 20.86 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 20.86%
Graph illustrating 7.52 percent State of Idaho 7.52%
Graph illustrating 0.19 percent Other 0.19%
Graph illustrating 0.09 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge 0.09%
Graph illustrating 0.08 percent U.S. Military 0.08%

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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.

No properties are currently available in this hunt area.
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Forest Service Land

Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites

No National Forest lands overlap this hunt area.

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 60.03% Rangeland 60.03 %
Graph illustrating 20.79% Irrigated-Sprinkler 20.79 %
Graph illustrating 8.42% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 8.42 %
Graph illustrating 7.65% Rock 7.65 %
Graph illustrating 1.74% Riparian 1.74 %
Graph illustrating 1.23% Dryland Agriculture 1.23 %
Graph illustrating 0.14% Urban 0.14 %
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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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