Elk Controlled Hunt Antlerless Season

Controlled Hunt 2120 - Hunt Area 56-3

10/1/2013 - 12/31/2013

Species
Elk (Cervus canadensis)
Antlerless Elk
Only elk without antlers or with antlers shorter than 6 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlerless elk only.
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/
  • New Hunt

In response to complaints of elk damage on private lands, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission Thursday, November 14, approved changes to elk Hunt 2120 in south-central Idaho.
Hunt area 56-3 was expanded and the season extended in an effort to reduce agricultural damages. The change expands the antlerless hunt east and south of the current boundary into several areas with chronic depredation complaints; extending the season through December 31 is expected to increase the overall harvest of antlerless elk.
The hunt began October 1 and would have ended November 30.
The Magic Valley Region worked with landowners in the area Unit 56 to address significant depredation concerns caused by elk on private land.

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Hunt Area

Hunt Area 56-3
That portion of Unit 56 south of the following: beginning at the intersection of Interstate 84 and Sublett Road, then east along Sublett Road (becomes USFS Road 565) to USFS Road 582, then southeast along USFS Road 582 (becomes Heydlauff Canyon Road) to Sager Canyon Road, then north along Sager Canyon Road to Trail Canyon Road, then east along Trail Canyon Road to Hoffman Canyon Road, then north along Hoffman Canyon Road to Benson Road, then east along Benson Road to Highway 37. Also, that portion of Unit 57 east of the following: beginning at the intersection of Interstate 84 and 3800 W Road then south along 3800 W Road to USFS Road 587, then south along USFS Road 587 to the Idaho-Utah border, then east to Interstate 84, then north along Interstate 84 to point of beginning. Area Size: 259,680 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 56 57

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 2120 56-3 50 10 20 549 10
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
2013 2120 56-3 1 49 49 100 121 1 1 50 50
2013 2120 56-3 2 18 2 11 10 0 0 2 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
2013 2120 56-3 1 48 49 102 1 1 100 50 50
2013 2120 56-3 2 18 2 11 0 0 2 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.
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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 34.99 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 34.99%
Graph illustrating 24.12 percent Private 24.12%
Graph illustrating 22.2 percent U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 22.2%
Graph illustrating 9.05 percent U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 9.05%
Graph illustrating 8.35 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 8.35%
Graph illustrating 1.28 percent State of Idaho 1.28%

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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

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No National Forest lands overlap this hunt area.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

No landcover for this area is available at this time.
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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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