Elk General A Tag Season

Beaverhead Zone

8/30/2013 - 9/30/2013

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

Restrictions
  • 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/
  • 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

Beaverhead Zone
All of Units 30, 30A, 58, 59 and 59A. Area Size: 1,303,685 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 30 30A 58 59 59A

Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2015 Archery 30 202 26 13 1334 26 18 36
2015 Archery 30A 273 67 24 2073 57 10 0 71
2015 Archery 58 169 36 21 1122 31 5 31 62
2015 Archery 59 456 52 11 3709 33 19 7 43
2015 Archery 59A 190 29 15 1429 21 7 11 56
2014 Archery 30 189 36 19 1341 32 4 11 50
2014 Archery 30A 245 61 25 1773 52 9 14 52
2014 Archery 58 132 21 16 1003 21 0 75
2014 Archery 59 368 79 21 3058 54 25 23 20
2014 Archery 59A 175 29 16 1223 23 5 8 46
2013 Archery 30 130 20 15 862 18 2 6 53
2013 Archery 30A 202 30 15 1536 29 1 14 43
2013 Archery 58 106 34 32 731 33 1 6 62
2013 Archery 59 418 63 15 3102 31 32 16 37
2013 Archery 59A 141 31 22 986 27 4 20 26
2012 Archery 30 146 35 24 1127 27 7 7 52
2012 Archery 30A 250 48 19 1799 37 11 8 22
2012 Archery 58 139 24 18 820 16 8 18 25
2012 Archery 59 350 51 15 2980 36 15 8 43
2012 Archery 59A 163 31 19 1008 17 13 24 41
2011 Archery 30 120 18 15 910 15 3 20 47
2011 Archery 30A 222 36 16 1721 30 6 29 50
2011 Archery 58 114 18 16 718 17 1 35 47
2011 Archery 59 303 57 19 2244 34 20 21 24
2011 Archery 59A 147 28 19 1051 18 10 56 6
2010 Archery 30 138 28 20 1017 18 9 28 61
2010 Archery 30A 238 39 16 1901 31 8 7 48
2010 Archery 58 148 21 14 1066 18 3 11 78
2010 Archery 59 273 42 16 2011 31 11 27 44
2010 Archery 59A 168 26 16 1209 19 7 37 41
2009 Archery 30 154 27 18 1034 17 11 46 24
2009 Archery 30A 227 42 18 1579 36 6 11 61
2009 Archery 58 113 19 17 902 17 2 6 30
2009 Archery 59 241 46 19 2358 29 17 47 10
2009 Archery 59A 167 24 14 1160 21 3 10 24
2008 Archery 30 110 17 16 821 13 4 8 23
2008 Archery 30A 252 33 13 2104 28 5 7 38
2008 Archery 58 153 8 5 923 8 0 13 50
2008 Archery 59 272 41 15 2173 29 12 3 24
2008 Archery 59A 134 29 22 1103 21 8 14 43
2007 Archery 30 160 22 14 1219 19 3 48 26
2007 Archery 30A 174 38 22 1142 29 9 18 18
2007 Archery 58 96 18 19 674 17 1 47 23
2007 Archery 59 250 31 13 2109 19 11 27 21
2007 Archery 59A 131 18 14 1071 11 6 20 50
2006 Archery 30 141 19 14 7 11 0 29
2006 Archery 30A 184 19 10 13 6 18 18
2006 Archery 58 118 16 14 11 4 30 60
2006 Archery 59 207 30 15 20 10 21 26
2006 Archery 59A 118 18 15 12 5 36 46
2005 Archery 30 104 26 25 863 24 2 8 38
2005 Archery 30A 170 29 17 1309 19 10 21 37
2005 Archery 58 101 16 15 593 8 8 0 38
2005 Archery 59 181 30 16 1426 22 8 9 77
2005 Archery 59A 119 12 10 918 12 0 33 42
2004 Archery 30 108 34 32 864 30 4 7 23
2004 Archery 30A 247 60 24 1472 54 6 6 9
2004 Archery 58 146 22 15 1072 19 3 11 0
2004 Archery 59 235 35 15 2211 31 4 7 71
2004 Archery 59A 93 13 14 790 12 0 8 58
2003 Archery 30 104 17 16 807 15 2 7 27
2003 Archery 30A 150 23 15 1045 15 7 20 47
2003 Archery 58 75 10 13 503 8 2 38 38
2003 Archery 59 163 13 8 1497 7 6 14 43
2003 Archery 59A 88 19 22 601 15 3 20 40
2002 Archery 30 111 8 7 862 8 0 0 63
2002 Archery 30A 118 19 16 807 10 9 22 22
2002 Archery 58 79 11 14 502 9 2 0 44
2002 Archery 59 144 19 13 1168 14 5 15 46
2002 Archery 59A 77 9 12 564 9 0 22 56
2001 Archery 30 58 11 18 471 9 2 25 38
2001 Archery 30A 89 17 19 582 9 8 38 25
2001 Archery 58 74 10 13 566 7 3 0 43
2001 Archery 59 141 22 16 1054 12 10 18 36
2001 Archery 59A 65 17 26 452 13 4 25 33
2000 Archery 30 11 8 3 66 10
2000 Archery 30A 22 12 10 73 8
2000 Archery 58 4 3 1 94 0
2000 Archery 59 15 12 3 73 16
2000 Archery 59A 7 6 1 86 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 43.47 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 43.47%
Graph illustrating 37.15 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 37.15%
Graph illustrating 14.8 percent Private 14.8%
Graph illustrating 2.28 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 2.28%
Graph illustrating 2.2 percent State of Idaho 2.2%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent Other 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.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 74.76% Rangeland 74.76 %
Graph illustrating 18.74% Forest 18.74 %
Graph illustrating 4.46% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 4.46 %
Graph illustrating 1.7% Irrigated-Sprinkler 1.7 %
Graph illustrating 0.28% Urban 0.28 %
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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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