Elk General A Tag Season

Unit 8A*

12/2/2014 - 12/14/2014

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

Unit 8A ONLY

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Hunt Area

Unit 8A*
That portion of Unit 8A east of State Highway 6 and State Highway 9 and north of the following line: Beginning at the boundary of Unit 8A at its junction with State Highway 8 at Deary, then east on Highway 8 to Forest Service Road 1963 at Helmer, then south and east on Forest Service Road 1963 to Long Meadow Creek, then southeast on Long Meadow Creek to Dworshak Reservoir, then east along the shoreline of Dworshak Reservoir to the Unit 8A boundary at Dent Bridge. Area Size: 251,288 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 8A

Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2015 Muzzleloader 8A 380 63 16 1781 10 52 100 0
2014 Muzzleloader 8A 375 28 7 1910 6 22 100 0
2013 Muzzleloader 8A 336 49 15 1233 3 46 100 0
2012 Muzzleloader 8A 412 74 18 1540 8 66 88 0
2011 Muzzleloader 8A 331 32 10 1144 4 28 100 0
2010 Muzzleloader 8A 271 68 25 888 11 57 100 0
2009 Muzzleloader 8A 258 39 15 952 8 30 100 0
2008 Muzzleloader 8A 290 22 8 1227 2 20 100 0
2007 Muzzleloader 8A 244 22 9 871 4 18 100 0
2006 Muzzleloader 8A 265 61 23 10 50 100 0
2005 Muzzleloader 8A 261 49 19 933 5 44 100 0
2004 Muzzleloader 8A 287 30 11 986 2 28 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 8A 258 30 12 890 2 28 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 8A 262 19 7 1117 4 15 75 0
2001 Muzzleloader 8A 181 48 27 642 10 38 100 0
2000 Muzzleloader 8A 25 20 5 38 17
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 42.44 percent Private 42.44%
Graph illustrating 42.21 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 42.21%
Graph illustrating 14.98 percent State of Idaho 14.98%
Graph illustrating 0.33 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 0.33%
Graph illustrating 0.05 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.05%

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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 89.69% Forest 89.69 %
Graph illustrating 10.31% Dryland Agriculture 10.31 %
Graph illustrating 0.01% Water 0.01 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources

Services

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