Elk General B Tag Season

Tex Creek Zone

8/30/2014 - 9/14/2014

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.
Archery
Archery 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/

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Hunt Area

Tex Creek Zone
All of Units 66 and 69. Area Size: 1,149,589 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 66 69

Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2015 Archery 66 414 84 20 2529 59 25 29 43
2015 Archery 69 376 59 16 2616 42 17 0 80
2014 Archery 66 360 39 11 2312 19 19 75 0
2014 Archery 69 355 63 18 2526 53 10 27 46
2013 Archery 66 444 49 11 3364 43 6 19 45
2013 Archery 69 338 29 9 2424 22 7 14 55
2012 Archery 66 336 53 16 2328 36 17 24 35
2012 Archery 69 396 52 13 2951 40 12 19 31
2011 Archery 66 378 21 6 2882 13 8 15 15
2011 Archery 69 358 43 12 2774 36 7 9 62
2010 Archery 66 360 58 16 2508 44 14 16 21
2010 Archery 69 303 42 14 2097 41 1 12 54
2009 Archery 66 423 63 15 3511 46 17 25 45
2009 Archery 69 342 50 15 2161 38 12 16 36
2008 Archery 66 385 38 10 2802 30 8 20 49
2008 Archery 69 367 31 8 2898 29 2 0 21
2007 Archery 66 294 45 15 2149 35 9 6 30
2007 Archery 69 245 36 15 1816 27 9 0 33
2006 Archery 66 290 28 10 21 7 29 19
2006 Archery 69 303 21 7 16 4 20 53
2005 Archery 66 271 26 10 2037 20 6 35 25
2005 Archery 69 264 27 10 2071 23 4 18 60
2004 Archery 66 335 44 13 2567 23 21 17 39
2004 Archery 69 220 18 8 1838 17 1 24 47
2003 Archery 66 256 32 13 1931 28 3 23 31
2003 Archery 69 153 15 10 1140 12 2 17 50
2002 Archery 66 266 31 12 2042 30 1 32 29
2002 Archery 69 134 18 13 822 13 5 25 25
2001 Archery 66 177 23 13 1264 21 2 10 50
2001 Archery 69 116 11 9 696 10 1 33 44
2000 Archery 66 19 11 8 32 22
2000 Archery 69 20 9 11 17 30
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 48.78 percent Private 48.78%
Graph illustrating 17.83 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 17.83%
Graph illustrating 12.38 percent State of Idaho 12.38%
Graph illustrating 11.92 percent Indian Reservation 11.92%
Graph illustrating 5.19 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 5.19%
Graph illustrating 3.21 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 3.21%
Graph illustrating 0.53 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 0.53%
Graph illustrating 0.15 percent Other 0.15%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 0%

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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

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 35.9% Rangeland 35.9 %
Graph illustrating 27.25% Dryland Agriculture 27.25 %
Graph illustrating 25.69% Forest 25.69 %
Graph illustrating 5.78% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 5.78 %
Graph illustrating 3.61% Irrigated-Sprinkler 3.61 %
Graph illustrating 0.72% Water 0.72 %
Graph illustrating 0.64% Riparian 0.64 %
Graph illustrating 0.41% Urban 0.41 %
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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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