Elk General B Tag Season

Bear River Zone

10/15/2013 - 10/24/2013

Species
Elk (Cervus canadensis)
Antlered Elk
Only elk with at least one antler longer than 6 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlered elk only. In antlered or spike-only seasons, antlers much accompany the carcass while in transit.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

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/

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Hunt Area

Bear River Zone
All of Units 75, 77 and 78. Area Size: 567,651 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 75 77 78

Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2015 Any Weapon 75 641 126 20 2989 36 90 24 29
2015 Any Weapon 77 543 87 16 2574 34 53 5 20
2015 Any Weapon 78 537 142 26 2326 50 92 14 21
2014 Any Weapon 75 532 83 16 2505 28 56 0 81
2014 Any Weapon 77 446 101 23 2116 42 59 17 24
2014 Any Weapon 78 497 116 23 2388 48 68 16 20
2013 Any Weapon 75 584 82 14 2864 35 47 6 49
2013 Any Weapon 77 382 38 10 1521 30 8 26 19
2013 Any Weapon 78 472 73 15 2238 28 45 25 47
2012 Any Weapon 75 603 127 21 3133 52 75 4 40
2012 Any Weapon 77 369 53 14 1556 19 34 37 32
2012 Any Weapon 78 510 98 19 2264 54 45 11 31
2011 Any Weapon 75 553 59 11 2470 29 30 17 31
2011 Any Weapon 77 353 36 10 1436 22 14 31 18
2011 Any Weapon 78 467 66 14 2488 37 29 21 13
2010 Any Weapon 75 533 75 14 2425 31 44 3 21
2010 Any Weapon 77 349 51 15 1406 28 23 27 7
2010 Any Weapon 78 422 84 20 1906 24 60 31 31
2009 Any Weapon 75 551 76 14 2482 57 19 19 45
2009 Any Weapon 77 337 55 16 1396 38 18 31 13
2009 Any Weapon 78 403 63 16 1604 24 39 29 25
2008 Any Weapon 75 620 58 9 2954 34 24 12 24
2008 Any Weapon 77 329 55 17 1334 30 25 40 17
2008 Any Weapon 78 380 65 17 1911 31 33 7 36
2007 Any Weapon 75 594 70 12 2711 55 14 13 27
2007 Any Weapon 77 321 18 6 1282 13 5 15 46
2007 Any Weapon 78 352 67 19 1430 29 38 0 26
2006 Any Weapon 75 580 133 23 73 53 6 17
2006 Any Weapon 77 333 36 11 17 16 25 13
2006 Any Weapon 78 354 45 13 19 22 17 28
2005 Any Weapon 75 527 86 16 2329 36 50 17 56
2005 Any Weapon 77 367 50 14 1506 31 19 52 10
2005 Any Weapon 78 408 51 13 1917 27 24 30 7
2004 Any Weapon 75 653 72 11 2841 35 37 17 34
2004 Any Weapon 77 355 49 14 1451 36 13 6 33
2004 Any Weapon 78 508 61 12 2191 22 39 0 46
2003 Any Weapon 75 790 107 14 3486 40 63 21 35
2003 Any Weapon 77 201 48 24 846 17 31 19 31
2003 Any Weapon 78 512 93 18 2013 35 57 38 28
2002 Any Weapon 75 815 112 14 4121 45 67 28 23
2002 Any Weapon 77 378 38 10 1673 17 21 7 40
2002 Any Weapon 78 498 87 17 2608 41 46 16 29
2001 Any Weapon 75 555 119 21 2113 45 74 21 29
2001 Any Weapon 77 255 37 15 952 19 18 28 22
2001 Any Weapon 78 339 78 23 1259 33 45 20 20
2000 Any Weapon 75 96 42 54 45 9
2000 Any Weapon 77 27 14 13 39 22
2000 Any Weapon 78 38 22 16 22 14
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 47.97 percent Private 47.97%
Graph illustrating 46.46 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 46.46%
Graph illustrating 3.72 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 3.72%
Graph illustrating 1.45 percent State of Idaho 1.45%
Graph illustrating 0.37 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.37%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

Access Yes! Properties

Access Yes! is Fish & Game program designed to improve sportsmen's 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 44.9% Forest 44.9 %
Graph illustrating 27.63% Rangeland 27.63 %
Graph illustrating 10.75% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 10.75 %
Graph illustrating 9.47% Irrigated-Sprinkler 9.47 %
Graph illustrating 6.05% Dryland Agriculture 6.05 %
Graph illustrating 0.88% Urban 0.88 %
Graph illustrating 0.27% Riparian 0.27 %
Graph illustrating 0.03% Water 0.03 %

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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources

Weather

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Services

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Getting There

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