Turkey Controlled Hunt Upland Bird Season

Controlled Hunt 9007 - Hunt Area 50-3

4/8/2013 - 5/25/2013

Species
Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)
Bearded Tom Wild Turkey
Bearded turkeys only (Toms).
Short-Range
Archery, Muzzleloader, or Shotgun ONLY.

Restrictions
  • YOUTH HUNT: ONLY hunters 12-17 years of age with a valid license and tag may participate in this hunt.
  • 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/
  • Youth Hunt. All licensed hunters 15 years old or younger on April 15th of the hunt year may participate in this hunt.

Locator Map of Hunt Area in Idaho
Hunt Area Legend Key Item Hunt Area Location
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Hunt Area

Hunt Area 50-3
All of Units 50, 51, 58, 59, 59A, 60, 60A, 61, 62, 62A, 63, 63A, 64, 65, 66, 67 and 69. Area Size: 7,656,571 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 50 51 58 59 59A 60 60A 61 62 62A 63 63A 64 65 66 67 69

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Toms Hens Days/Hunter Birds/Day Days/Bird
2013 9005 50-1 107 29 27 433 4 0.1 15.1
2013 9006 50-2 107 20 18 433 4.1 0 22.1
2013 9007 50-3 53 15 28 250 4.7 0.1 16.5
2012 9005 50-1 117 24 21 383 3.3 0.1 16
2012 9006 50-2 91 10 11 331 3.6 0 33.1
2012 9007 50-3 42 8 19 238 5.7 0 29.8
2011 9003 950-1 106 28 26 484 4.6 0.1 17.3
2011 9004 950-2 85 19 22 434 5.1 0 22.8
2011 9005 950-3 37 5 14 222 6 0 44.4
2011 9019 950-4 21 7 33 105 5 0.1 15
2010 9003 950-1 94 40 43 371
2010 9004 950-2 79 27 34 419
2010 9005 950-3 46 14 31 214
2009 9003 950-1 94 40 43 371
2009 9004 950-2 79 27 34 419
2009 9005 950-3 46 14 31 214
2009 9019 950-4 15 8 50
2008 9003 950-1 117 34
2008 9004 950-2 115 20
2008 9005 950-3 44 21
2008 9019 950-4 17 8 65
2007 9003 950-1 150 56
2007 9004 950-2 43 9
2006 9003 950-1 156 51 33 753
2006 9004 950-2 39 8 20 190
2005 9003 950-1 61 41 867
2005 9004 950-2 9 47 67
2004 9002 950-1 53 41
2004 9003 950-2 5 33
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
2013 9005 50-1 1 337 125 37 215 0 0 125 125
2013 9006 50-2 1 314 125 40 275 0 0 125 125
2013 9007 50-3 1 115 50 43 7 0 0 50 50
2013 9019 50-4 1 27 25 93 1 0 0 25 25
2012 9005 50-1 1 394 125 32 215 0 0 125 125
2012 9006 50-2 1 254 125 49 296 0 0 125 125
2012 9007 50-3 1 125 50 40 15 0 0 50 50
2012 9019 50-4 1 19 19 100 4 0 0 19 25
2011 9003 950-1 1 395 125 32 233 0 0 125 125
2011 9004 950-2 1 323 125 39 314 0 0 125 125
2011 9005 950-3 1 125 50 40 18 0 0 50 50
2011 9019 950-4 1 24 24 100 1 0 0 24 25
2010 9003 950-1 1 428 125 29 295 0 0 125 125
2010 9004 950-2 1 382 125 33 343 0 0 125 125
2010 9005 950-3 1 134 50 37 25 0 0 50 50
2010 9019 950-4 1 16 16 100 1 0 0 16 25
2009 9003 950-1 1 417 125 30 318 0 0 125 125
2009 9004 950-2 1 401 125 31 344 0 0 125 125
2009 9005 950-3 1 82 50 61 8 0 0 50 50
2009 9019 950-4 1 15 15 100 2 0 100 15 25
2008 9003 950-1 1 438 125 29 314 0 0 125 125
2008 9004 950-2 1 446 125 28 321 0 0 125 125
2008 9005 950-3 1 97 50 52 10 0 0 50 50
2008 9019 950-4 1 16 16 100 0 0 100 16 25
2006 9003 950-1 1 830 200 24 78 0 0 200 200
2006 9004 950-2 1 91 50 55 16 0 0 50 50
2005 9003 950-1 1 647 175 27 55 0 0 175 175
2005 9004 950-2 1 57 25 44 12 0 0 25 25
2004 9002 950-1 1 751 175 23 91 0 0 175 175
2004 9003 950-2 1 64 25 39 10 0 0 25 25
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
2013 9005 50-1 1 334 125 37 3 0 0 125 125
2013 9006 50-2 1 313 125 40 1 0 0 125 125
2013 9007 50-3 1 115 50 43 0 0 50 50
2013 9019 50-4 1 27 25 93 0 0 25 25
2012 9005 50-1 1 393 125 32 1 0 0 125 125
2012 9006 50-2 1 252 125 50 2 0 0 125 125
2012 9007 50-3 1 125 50 40 0 0 50 50
2012 9019 50-4 1 19 19 100 0 0 19 25
2011 9003 950-1 1 390 124 32 5 1 20 125 125
2011 9004 950-2 1 319 122 38 4 3 75 125 125
2011 9005 950-3 1 124 50 40 1 0 0 50 50
2011 9019 950-4 1 24 24 100 0 0 0 24 25
2010 9003 950-1 1 424 123 29 4 2 50 125 125
2010 9004 950-2 1 376 123 33 6 2 33 125 125
2010 9005 950-3 1 133 50 38 1 0 0 50 50
2010 9019 950-4 1 16 16 100 0 0 0 16 25
2009 9003 950-1 1 414 124 30 3 1 33 125 125
2009 9004 950-2 1 389 119 31 12 6 50 125 125
2009 9005 950-3 1 82 50 61 0 0 100 50 50
2009 9019 950-4 1 15 15 100 0 0 100 15 25
2008 9003 950-1 1 426 121 28 12 4 33 125 125
2008 9004 950-2 1 441 123 28 5 2 40 125 125
2008 9005 950-3 1 96 50 52 1 0 0 50 50
2008 9019 950-4 1 16 16 100 0 0 100 16 25
2006 9003 950-1 1 822 199 24 8 1 12 200 200
2006 9004 950-2 1 87 50 57 4 0 0 50 50
2005 9003 950-1 1 646 174 27 1 1 100 175 175
2005 9004 950-2 1 56 25 45 1 0 0 25 25
2004 9002 950-1 1 742 171 23 9 4 44 175 175
2004 9003 950-2 1 63 25 39 1 0 0 25 25
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 Turkey - General Tag $19.75 2013
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Turkey Tag $10.75 2013
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $6.25 2013
  • Controlled Hunt Permit* $7.75 2013 (required if successful in drawing)

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Junior Mentored Turkey Tag $19.75 2013
  • Adult Turkey - General Tag $80.00 2013
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $14.75 2013
  • Controlled Hunt Permit* $7.75 2013 (required if successful in drawing)

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 33 percent Private 33%
Graph illustrating 30.44 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 30.44%
Graph illustrating 20.3 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 20.3%
Graph illustrating 6.54 percent State of Idaho 6.54%
Graph illustrating 6.4 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 6.4%
Graph illustrating 1.79 percent Indian Reservation 1.79%
Graph illustrating 1.05 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 1.05%
Graph illustrating 0.23 percent Other 0.23%
Graph illustrating 0.14 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 0.14%
Graph illustrating 0.08 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 0.08%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge 0.02%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent U.S. Military 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.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 49.27% Rangeland 49.27 %
Graph illustrating 22.89% Forest 22.89 %
Graph illustrating 9.76% Irrigated-Sprinkler 9.76 %
Graph illustrating 7.36% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 7.36 %
Graph illustrating 6.97% Dryland Agriculture 6.97 %
Graph illustrating 1.63% Riparian 1.63 %
Graph illustrating 1.45% Rock 1.45 %
Graph illustrating 0.42% Water 0.42 %
Graph illustrating 0.22% Urban 0.22 %
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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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