Elk General A Tag Season

Units 70, 71, 72, 73, 73A and 74

11/16/2014 - 11/30/2014

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.
Muzzleloader
Muzzleloader 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/

Motorized Hunting Rule applies in Units 70, 72 and 73.

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Hunt Area

Units 70, 71, 72, 73, 73A and 74
All of Units 70, 71, 72, 73, 73A and 74. Area Size: 2,395,189 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 70 71 72 73 73A 74

Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2015 Muzzleloader 70 8 0 37
2015 Muzzleloader 71 3 0 3
2015 Muzzleloader 72 34 11 31 108 11
2015 Muzzleloader 73 26 0 71
2015 Muzzleloader 73A 8 0 40
2015 Muzzleloader 74 45 3 6 166 3
2014 Muzzleloader 70 6 0 0 19
2014 Muzzleloader 71 23 0 0 72
2014 Muzzleloader 72 19 0 0 68
2014 Muzzleloader 73 6 2 33 13 2
2014 Muzzleloader 73A 6 0 0 19
2014 Muzzleloader 74 26 2 7 94 2
2013 Muzzleloader 70 14 0 0 33
2013 Muzzleloader 71 5 0 0 14
2013 Muzzleloader 72 7 0 0 46
2013 Muzzleloader 73 35 0 0 128
2013 Muzzleloader 73A 12 0 0 61
2013 Muzzleloader 74 44 0 0 257
2012 Muzzleloader 70 11 1 9 25 1
2012 Muzzleloader 71 14 0 43
2012 Muzzleloader 72 24 1 4 93 1
2012 Muzzleloader 73 27 1 4 74 1
2012 Muzzleloader 73A 7 0 30
2012 Muzzleloader 74 25 3 12 108 3
2011 Muzzleloader 70 8 0 20
2011 Muzzleloader 71 8 0 19
2011 Muzzleloader 72 19 0 64
2011 Muzzleloader 73 18 0 60
2011 Muzzleloader 73A 11 0 28
2011 Muzzleloader 74 31 2 6 115 2
2010 Muzzleloader 70 1 0 4 0 0 0 0
2010 Muzzleloader 71 3 1 33 13 1 0 0
2010 Muzzleloader 72 15 3 21 49 3 0 0
2010 Muzzleloader 73 19 1 5 58 1 0 0
2010 Muzzleloader 73A 6 0 9 0 0 0 0
2010 Muzzleloader 74 23 6 26 70 6 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 70 5 0 0 8 0 0 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 71 11 1 9 25 1 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 72 18 0 0 78 0 0 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 73 5 0 0 19 0 0 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 73A 3 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 74 26 0 0 158 0 0 0 0
2008 Muzzleloader 70 4 0 0 16 0 0
2008 Muzzleloader 71 26 1 4 72 0 1
2008 Muzzleloader 72 16 0 0 63 0 0
2008 Muzzleloader 73 7 0 0 17 0 0
2008 Muzzleloader 73A 1 0 0 5 0 0
2008 Muzzleloader 74 31 0 0 138 0 0
2007 Muzzleloader 70 5 0 0 8
2007 Muzzleloader 71 3 0 0 9
2007 Muzzleloader 72 13 0 0 44
2007 Muzzleloader 73 11 0 0 23
2007 Muzzleloader 73A 1 0 0 2
2007 Muzzleloader 74 29 0 0 108
2006 Muzzleloader 70 4 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 71 5 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 72 20 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 73 12 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 73A 2 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 74 36 2 6 2 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 70 13 0 31 0 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 71 13 0 31 0 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 72 29 1 3 97 1 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 73 20 0 69 0 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 73A
2005 Muzzleloader 74 43 3 7 155 3 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 70 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 71 26 3 12 74 1 2 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 72 29 1 3 129 0 1 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 73 26 0 0 107 0 0 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 73A 3 0 0 9 0 0 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 74 58 0 0 200 0 0 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 70 20 0 0 69 0 0 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 71 17 0 0 65 0 0 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 72 46 1 2 204 0 1 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 73 50 2 4 165 0 2 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 73A 4 0 0 13 0 0 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 74 53 2 4 237 0 2 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 70 24 1 4 72 0 1 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 71 19 0 0 72 0 0 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 72 59 2 3 263 0 2 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 73 59 2 3 248 0 2 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 73A 7 0 0 18 0 0 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 74 49 1 2 165 0 1 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 70 51 0 0 97 0 0 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 71 77 1 1 235 0 1 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 72 116 2 2 384 1 1 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 73 107 15 14 374 0 15 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 73A 14 1 8 23 0 1 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 74 107 5 5 314 0 5 0 0
2000 Muzzleloader 70 2 0 2 33 33
2000 Muzzleloader 71 4 1 3 36 9
2000 Muzzleloader 72 25 9 16 48 15
2000 Muzzleloader 73 11 5 6 45 14
2000 Muzzleloader 73A 0 0 0 0 0
2000 Muzzleloader 74 7 3 4 29 36
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 2014
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Elk Tag $16.50 2014

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag $39.75 2014
  • Adult Elk Tag $416.75 2014

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 56.2 percent Private 56.2%
Graph illustrating 13.95 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 13.95%
Graph illustrating 10.88 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 10.88%
Graph illustrating 6.64 percent Indian Reservation 6.64%
Graph illustrating 6.33 percent State of Idaho 6.33%
Graph illustrating 4.54 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 4.54%
Graph illustrating 0.87 percent U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 0.87%
Graph illustrating 0.38 percent U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 0.38%
Graph illustrating 0.2 percent Other 0.2%

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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 35.87% Rangeland 35.87 %
Graph illustrating 33.91% Dryland Agriculture 33.91 %
Graph illustrating 14.8% Forest 14.8 %
Graph illustrating 8.36% Irrigated-Sprinkler 8.36 %
Graph illustrating 4.36% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 4.36 %
Graph illustrating 1.35% Urban 1.35 %
Graph illustrating 0.75% Water 0.75 %
Graph illustrating 0.58% Riparian 0.58 %

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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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