Elk Controlled Hunt Antlered Season

Controlled Hunt 2023 - Hunt Area 46*

12/5/2014 - 12/31/2014

Species
Elk (Cervus canadensis)
Antlered Elk
Only elk with at least one antler longer than 6 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlered elk only. In antlered or spike-only seasons, antlers much accompany the carcass while in transit.
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/

Motorized Hunting Rule applies in Unit 47.

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Hunt Area

Hunt Area 46*
All of Units 46 and 47 and that portion of Unit 41 east of the West Fork Bruneau River. Area Size: 2,052,429 acres
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Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2015 2024 46-1 10 8 80 86 8 0 100
2015 2025 46-1 25 22 86 111 22 0 94.7
2014 2022 46* 10 9 89 53 9 0 75
2014 2023 46* 16 15 93 83 15 0 92.9
2013 2022 46* 10 9 90 44 9 0 89
2013 2023 46* 15 13 87 96 13 0 85
2012 2022 46* 7 5 71 95 5 0 100
2012 2023 46* 13 10 82 67 10 0 64.5
2011 2022 46* 10 7 70 42 7 0 85.7
2011 2023 46* 15 13 84 69 13 0 90.8
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
2015 2024 46-1 1 368 10 3 205 0 0 10 10
2015 2025 46-1 1 916 25 3 273 0 0 25 25
2014 2022 46* 1 397 10 3 256 0 0 10 10
2014 2023 46* 1 719 15 2 238 0 0 15 15
2014 2023 46* 2 380 1 0 53 0 0 1 1
2013 2022 46* 1 361 10 3 167 0 0 10 10
2013 2023 46* 1 663 15 2 206 0 0 15 15
2012 2022 46* 1 347 10 3 182 0 0 10 10
2012 2023 46* 1 656 15 2 259 0 0 15 15
2011 2022 46* 1 385 10 3 153 0 0 10 10
2011 2023 46* 1 530 15 3 226 0 0 15 15
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
2015 2024 46-1 1 330 9 3 38 1 3 10 10
2015 2025 46-1 1 718 23 3 198 2 1 25 25
2014 2022 46* 1 357 9 3 40 1 2 10 10
2014 2023 46* 1 544 14 3 175 1 1 15 15
2014 2023 46* 2 333 1 0 47 0 0 1 1
2013 2022 46* 1 328 9 3 33 1 3 10 10
2013 2023 46* 1 468 14 3 195 1 1 15 15
2012 2022 46* 1 312 10 3 35 0 0 10 10
2012 2023 46* 1 466 14 3 190 1 1 15 15
2011 2022 46* 1 344 9 3 41 1 2 10 10
2011 2023 46* 1 388 14 4 142 1 1 15 15
Source: IDFG Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Adult Elk Tag $30.75 2014
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Elk Tag $16.50 2014
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $6.25 2014

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag $39.75 2014
  • Adult Elk Tag $416.75 2014
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $14.75 2014

A valid hunting license is required.
* Indicates this item is optional.

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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.

U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 71.66% 71.66 %
U.S. Military Graph illustrating 5.59% 5.59 %
U.S. National Park Service (NPS) Graph illustrating 0.21% 0.21 %
Private Graph illustrating 18.16% 18.16 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 4.38% 4.38 %

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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

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No National Forest lands overlap this hunt area.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

Land Use/Land Cover

Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 0.1% 0.1 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 5.47% 5.47 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 5.15% 5.15 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 85.08% 85.08 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 3.31% 3.31 %
Rock Graph illustrating 0.17% 0.17 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.6% 0.6 %
Water Graph illustrating 0.11% 0.11 %

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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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