Elk General A Tag Season

Units 43, 48

8/30/2013 - 9/30/2013

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

Restrictions
  • CAUTION - Archers: "Any weapon" antlerless elk hunts or muzzleloader controlled hunts will be open, on or within 1 mile of private fields on which cultivated crops are currently growing, in all or parts of this zone.

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Hunt Area

Units 43, 48
Units 43 and 48. Area Size: 837,842 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 43 48

Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2015 Archery 43 678 141 21 4830 126 15 12 44
2015 Archery 48 442 129 29 3527 104 25 18 50
2014 Archery 43 300 64 21 2371 59 5 10 51
2014 Archery 48 208 62 30 1524 48 13 20 40
2013 Archery 43 204 35 17 1528 30 4 7 36
2013 Archery 48 171 47 28 1215 40 7 29 28
2012 Archery 43 222 37 17 1904 35 2 11 47
2012 Archery 48 291 46 16 2513 37 9 13 40
2011 Archery 43 339 40 12 2796 34 6 3 26
2011 Archery 48 221 49 22 1830 44 5 11 36
2010 Archery 43 345 32 9 2691 26 6 14 52
2010 Archery 48 216 37 17 1577 33 4 26 29
2009 Archery 43 317 41 13 2281 39 2 32 50
2009 Archery 48 252 33 13 1876 23 10 13 31
2008 Archery 43 310 16 5 2189 15 1 13 47
2008 Archery 48 289 34 12 2435 26 7 23 35
2007 Archery 43 242 30 12 1743 29 1 7 55
2007 Archery 48 186 24 13 1303 20 3 15 70
2006 Archery 43 260 24 9 20 4 15 45
2006 Archery 48 314 42 13 40 2 7 55
2005 Archery 43 284 39 14 2108 36 3 14 58
2005 Archery 48 218 44 20 1726 41 3 24 47
2004 Archery 43 271 25 9 2110 23 2 22 22
2004 Archery 48 374 36 10 3406 30 6 7 17
2003 Archery 43 273 32 12 2110 28 3 13 58
2003 Archery 48 231 34 15 1834 27 6 29 42
2002 Archery 43 303 33 11 2436 27 6 0 35
2002 Archery 48 257 18 7 2089 17 1 13 47
2001 Archery 43 248 35 14 1795 33 2 13 42
2001 Archery 48 208 32 15 1614 23 9 13 57
2000 Archery 43 22 18 4 30 22
2000 Archery 48 20 18 2 51 21
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 2013
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Elk Tag $16.50 2013

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag $39.75 2013
  • Adult Elk Tag $416.75 2013

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 82.81 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 82.81%
Graph illustrating 9.39 percent Private 9.39%
Graph illustrating 6.19 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 6.19%
Graph illustrating 1.08 percent State of Idaho 1.08%
Graph illustrating 0.4 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.4%
Graph illustrating 0.12 percent Other 0.12%

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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 57.91% Forest 57.91 %
Graph illustrating 37.24% Rangeland 37.24 %
Graph illustrating 1.9% Riparian 1.9 %
Graph illustrating 1.4% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 1.4 %
Graph illustrating 0.86% Irrigated-Sprinkler 0.86 %
Graph illustrating 0.44% Dryland Agriculture 0.44 %
Graph illustrating 0.26% Water 0.26 %
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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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