Elk General A Tag Season

Island Park Zone

10/15/2013 - 10/28/2013

Species
Elk (Cervus canadensis)
Spike Elk
Only elk with no branching on either antler and at least one antler longer than 6 inches may be taken in any season which is open for spike elk only. A branch is an antler projection that is at least one inch long and longer than the width of the projection. In antlered or spike-only seasons, antlers must accompany the carcass while in transit.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

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

Grizzly Bear Caution!
Grizzlies may be found in all or parts of this area. Be prepared. Hunting in grizzly bear country can be very safe and rewarding. Visit our Grizzly Bear Page to learn more.

Short-range weapons ONLY on Chester Wetlands WMA.

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Hunt Area

Island Park Zone
All of Units 60, 60A, 61 and 62A. Area Size: 1,532,265 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 60 60A 61 62A

Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2015 Any Weapon 60 257 21 8 1063 21 100 0
2015 Any Weapon 60A 114 8 7 375 8 100 0
2015 Any Weapon 61 553 25 5 2733 25 100 0
2015 Any Weapon 62A 80 0 384
2014 Any Weapon 60 274 23 8 1311 23 100 0
2014 Any Weapon 60A 113 3 3 416 3 100 0
2014 Any Weapon 61 564 26 5 2494 26 100 0
2014 Any Weapon 62A 55 0 0 258
2013 Any Weapon 60 272 13 5 1294 13 100 0
2013 Any Weapon 60A 73 3 4 370 3 100 0
2013 Any Weapon 61 415 20 5 1620 20 100 0
2013 Any Weapon 62A 57 1 2 377 1 100 0
2012 Any Weapon 60 185 5 3 849 5 100 0
2012 Any Weapon 60A 79 5 6 373 5 100 0
2012 Any Weapon 61 373 29 8 1531 29 100 0
2012 Any Weapon 62A 85 8 9 423 8 100 0
2011 Any Weapon 60 207 13 6 879 13 100 0
2011 Any Weapon 60A 68 8 12 236 8 100 0
2011 Any Weapon 61 287 14 5 1309 13 1 100 0
2011 Any Weapon 62A 59 10 17 228 10 100 0
2010 Any Weapon 60 219 8 4 1037 8 100 0
2010 Any Weapon 60A 73 9 12 279 9 100 0
2010 Any Weapon 61 335 19 6 1588 18 1 78 0
2010 Any Weapon 62A 49 2 4 231 2 100 0
2009 Any Weapon 60 205 27 13 900 20 8 100 0
2009 Any Weapon 60A 105 13 12 460 13 100 0
2009 Any Weapon 61 318 20 6 1467 20 100 0
2009 Any Weapon 62A 76 0 0 348 0 0 0 0
2008 Any Weapon 60 305 17 6 1635 16 100
2008 Any Weapon 60A 124 3 2 789 3 100
2008 Any Weapon 61 505 15 3 2345 14 1 100
2008 Any Weapon 62A 208 1 1 1504 1 100
2007 Any Weapon 60 198 8 4 995 8 100 0
2007 Any Weapon 60A 53 2 4 249 2 100 0
2007 Any Weapon 61 325 31 10 1512 25 6 100 0
2007 Any Weapon 62A 65 3 5 351 2 1 100 0
2006 Any Weapon 60 215 15 7 14 1 100 0
2006 Any Weapon 60A 83 2 2 2 100 0
2006 Any Weapon 61 307 13 4 11 1 100 0
2006 Any Weapon 62A 69 3 4 3 100 0
2005 Any Weapon 60 293 18 6 1303 16 2 100 0
2005 Any Weapon 60A 50 3 6 225 3 0 100 0
2005 Any Weapon 61 456 21 5 1994 20 1 100 0
2005 Any Weapon 62A 68 3 4 344 3 0 100 0
2004 Any Weapon 60 382 41 11 1828 41 0 95 0
2004 Any Weapon 60A 82 3 4 342 3 0 67 0
2004 Any Weapon 61 488 20 4 1888 17 2 88 6
2004 Any Weapon 62A 103 4 4 480 3 1 67 0
2003 Any Weapon 60 391 17 4 1565 16 1 100 0
2003 Any Weapon 60A 99 3 3 375 1 2 100 0
2003 Any Weapon 61 524 25 5 2201 23 2 100 0
2003 Any Weapon 62A 112 2 2 424 2 0 100 0
2002 Any Weapon 60 448 24 5 2083 24 0 100 0
2002 Any Weapon 60A 120 2 2 570 2 0 100 0
2002 Any Weapon 61 580 25 4 2558 22 3 100 0
2002 Any Weapon 62A 114 3 3 486 3 0 67 0
2001 Any Weapon 60 364 77 21 1169 68 9 100 0
2001 Any Weapon 60A 77 12 15 262 11 1 100 0
2001 Any Weapon 61 558 38 7 1884 36 2 97 0
2001 Any Weapon 62A 64 3 5 160 2 1 100 0
2000 Any Weapon 60 46 44 2 69 18
2000 Any Weapon 60A 8 7 1 69 6
2000 Any Weapon 61 37 22 15 43 18
2000 Any Weapon 62A 8 7 1 73 9
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 40.67 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 40.67%
Graph illustrating 29.18 percent Private 29.18%
Graph illustrating 17.26 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 17.26%
Graph illustrating 12.12 percent State of Idaho 12.12%
Graph illustrating 0.44 percent Other 0.44%
Graph illustrating 0.29 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.29%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge 0%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 0%

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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 42.91% Rangeland 42.91 %
Graph illustrating 42.06% Forest 42.06 %
Graph illustrating 6.65% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 6.65 %
Graph illustrating 6.07% Irrigated-Sprinkler 6.07 %
Graph illustrating 1.18% Riparian 1.18 %
Graph illustrating 0.95% Water 0.95 %
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

Services

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