Elk General A Tag Season

Unit 61

11/11/2014 - 12/9/2014

Species
Elk (Cervus canadensis)
Antlerless or Spike Elk
Only elk without antlers or elk with no branching on either antler may be taken in any season which is open to spike or antlerless elk only. In antlered or spike-only seasons, antlers must accompany the carcass while in transit.
Muzzleloader
Muzzleloader ONLY.

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.

Unit 61 ONLY

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Hunt Area

Unit 61
All of Unit 61. Area Size: 507,046 acres
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Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2015 Muzzleloader 61 650 76 12 3210 4 72 100 0
2014 Muzzleloader 61 551 74 13 2787 3 71 100 0
2013 Muzzleloader 61 446 34 8 2049 7 27 100 0
2012 Muzzleloader 61 416 52 13 1915 11 41 100 0
2011 Muzzleloader 61 367 32 9 1788 6 26 100 0
2010 Muzzleloader 61 368 46 12 1661 3 43 100 0
2009 Muzzleloader 61 288 33 12 1091 2 31 100 0
2008 Muzzleloader 61 271 19 7 1144 4 14 100 0
2007 Muzzleloader 61 308 32 11 1561 3 29 100 0
2006 Muzzleloader 61 433 49 11 7 40 100 0
2005 Muzzleloader 61 493 61 12 2258 6 55 100 0
2004 Muzzleloader 61 699 38 5 3822 5 33 60 0
2003 Muzzleloader 61 804 103 13 3817 19 83 100 0
2002 Muzzleloader 61 836 64 8 4410 8 56 50 0
2001 Muzzleloader 61 685 120 18 2917 21 99 100 0
2000 Muzzleloader 61 65 39 26 43 18
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 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

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 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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