Elk Controlled Hunt Outfitter Allocated Season

Controlled Hunt 2197 - Hunt Area 61

11/1/2013 - 11/10/2013

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

No special restrictions.

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.

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Hunt Area

Hunt Area 61
All of Unit 61. Area Size: 507,046 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 61

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2015 2220 61 2 2 100 10 2 0 100
2014 2193 61 1 1 100 1 0 100
2013 2197 61 1 1 100 3 1 0 0
2012 2179 61 1 1 100 3 1 0 0
2011 2167 61
2010 2154 61 0 0
2009 2149 61 0 0 0 0 0
2008 2162 61 1 0 0 3
2007 2162 61 0
2006 2157 61 0 0
2005 2150 61 1 0 0 7 0 0 0 0
2004 2150 61 1 0 0 7 0 0 0 0
2003 2149 61 2 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
2002 2145 61 1 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
2000 2139 61 2 2 0 50 50
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
2015 2220 61 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
2014 2193 61 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
2013 2197 61 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
2012 2179 61 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
2011 2167 61 1 0 0 0 1 1 100 1 1
2010 2154 61 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2009 2149 61 1 0 0 100 0 0 100 0 1
2008 2162 61 1 0 0 100 0 0 100 0 1
2007 2162 61 1 0 0 100 0 0 100 0 1
2006 2157 61 1 1 1 100 0 0 0 1 1
2005 2150 61 1 0 0 100 0 0 100 0 2
2004 2150 61 1 2 2 100 2 0 0 2 2
2003 2149 61 1 0 0 100 1 0 100 0 2
2002 2145 61 1 2 2 100 0 0 0 2 2
2001 2141 61 1 1 1 100 1 0 100 1 2
2000 2139 61 1 1 1 100 0 0 100 1 2
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
2015 2220 61 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
2014 2193 61 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
2013 2197 61 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
2012 2179 61 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
2011 2167 61 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
2010 2154 61 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2009 2149 61 1 0 0 100 0 0 100 0 1
2008 2162 61 1 0 0 100 0 0 100 0 1
2007 2162 61 1 0 0 100 0 0 100 0 1
2006 2157 61 1 1 1 100 0 0 100 1 1
2005 2150 61 1 0 0 100 0 0 100 0 2
2004 2150 61 1 2 2 100 0 0 100 2 2
2003 2149 61 1 0 0 100 0 0 100 0 2
2002 2145 61 1 1 1 100 1 1 100 2 2
2001 2141 61 1 0 0 100 1 1 100 1 2
2000 2139 61 1 0 0 100 1 1 100 1 2
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 Elk Tag $30.75 2013
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Elk Tag $16.50 2013
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $6.25 2013

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag $39.75 2013
  • Adult Elk Tag $416.75 2013
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $14.75 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 70.88 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 70.88%
Graph illustrating 17.39 percent Private 17.39%
Graph illustrating 5.72 percent State of Idaho 5.72%
Graph illustrating 4.98 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 4.98%
Graph illustrating 0.86 percent Other 0.86%
Graph illustrating 0.06 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.06%

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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.

No properties are currently available in this hunt area.
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Forest Service Land

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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 76.11% Forest 76.11 %
Graph illustrating 12.95% Rangeland 12.95 %
Graph illustrating 6.79% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 6.79 %
Graph illustrating 1.86% Riparian 1.86 %
Graph illustrating 1.21% Water 1.21 %
Graph illustrating 0.8% Irrigated-Sprinkler 0.8 %
Graph illustrating 0.17% Urban 0.17 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources

Services

Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services

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