Elk Controlled Hunt Antlered Season

Controlled Hunt 2026 - Hunt Area 49

9/25/2014 - 10/10/2014

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/

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Hunt Area

Hunt Area 49
All of Unit 49. Area Size: 499,165 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 49

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2015 2028 49 10 10 100 54 10 0 50
2015 2029 49 193 104 54 1082 103 1 10.3 60.3
2014 2026 49 10 9 88 48 9 0 71.4
2014 2027 49 198 114 57 1140 114 8.7 60.9
2013 2026 49 10 9 90 59 9 0 89
2013 2027 49 192 102 53 971 102 6 53
2012 2026 49 10 7 67 47 7 0 85
2012 2027 49 147 82 56 707 80 2 9.1 50.6
2011 2026 49 10 6 60 53 6 0 33.3
2011 2027 49 141 61 43 686 60 1 0 48.9
2010 2025 49 10 9 90 43 9 0 22.2
2010 2026 49 146 61 42 714 61 11.7 25.1
2009 2024 49 7 4 57 23 4 0 50
2009 2025 49 142 57 40 838 57 21.1 26.3
2008 2024 49 8 5 62 46 5 0 20
2008 2025 49 140 58 42 740 58 23 24
2007 2024 49 17 11 65 90 11 9 73
2007 2025 49 213 82 38 1104 81 1 21 34
2006 2024 49 18 8 44 107 8 0 100
2006 2025 49 219 95 43 1236 93 9 17
2005 2026 49 20 9 45 93 9 0 0 89
2005 2027 49 210 91 43 1296 87 4 8 43
2004 2026 49 19 17 89 103 16 1 6 81
2004 2027 49 219 111 51 1055 107 1 7 56
2003 2026 49 18 10 56 118 10 0 0 80
2003 2027 49 211 83 39 1059 83 0 14 45
2002 2026 49 19 12 63 100 12 0 0 50
2002 2027 49 286 106 37 1495 92 14 12 43
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 2028 49 1 249 10 4 213 0 0 10 10
2015 2029 49 1 1686 200 12 779 0 0 200 200
2015 2029 49 2 561 4 1 161 0 0 4 4
2014 2026 49 1 236 10 4 199 0 0 10 10
2014 2027 49 1 1468 200 14 702 0 0 200 200
2014 2027 49 2 347 3 1 112 0 0 3 3
2013 2026 49 1 226 10 4 164 0 0 10 10
2013 2027 49 1 1288 200 16 653 0 0 200 200
2013 2027 49 2 335 3 1 111 0 0 3 3
2012 2026 49 1 179 10 6 114 0 0 10 10
2012 2027 49 1 891 150 17 539 0 0 150 150
2012 2027 49 2 172 2 1 81 0 0 2 2
2011 2026 49 1 196 10 5 136 0 0 10 10
2011 2027 49 1 857 150 18 450 0 0 150 150
2011 2027 49 2 64 1 2 57 0 0 1 1
2010 2025 49 1 215 10 5 191 0 0 10 10
2010 2026 49 1 866 150 17 526 0 0 150 150
2010 2026 49 2 196 3 2 96 0 0 3 3
2009 2024 49 1 235 10 4 139 0 0 10 10
2009 2025 49 1 884 150 17 531 0 0 150 150
2009 2025 49 2 567 12 2 114 0 0 12 12
2008 2024 49 1 259 10 4 162 0 0 10 10
2008 2025 49 1 877 150 17 471 0 0 150 150
2008 2025 49 2 373 9 2 106 0 0 9 9
2007 2024 49 1 353 20 6 224 0 0 20 20
2007 2024 49 2 209 3 1 52 0 0 3 3
2007 2025 49 1 968 225 23 502 0 0 225 225
2007 2025 49 2 219 6 3 125 0 0 6 6
2006 2024 49 1 388 20 5 235 0 0 20 20
2006 2025 49 1 1008 225 22 532 0 0 225 225
2005 2026 49 1 424 20 5 189 0 0 20 20
2005 2027 49 1 1026 225 22 570 0 0 225 225
2005 2027 49 2 489 13 3 116 0 0 13 13
2004 2026 49 1 409 20 4 212 0 0 20 20
2004 2027 49 1 989 225 22 518 0 0 225 225
2004 2027 49 2 423 10 2 118 0 0 10 10
2003 2026 49 1 326 20 6 244 0 0 20 20
2003 2027 49 1 877 225 25 514 0 0 225 225
2002 2026 49 1 375 20 5 230 0 0 20 20
2002 2027 49 1 1125 316 28 583 0 0 316 316
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 2028 49 1 218 9 4 31 1 3 10 10
2015 2029 49 1 1489 184 12 197 16 8 200 200
2015 2029 49 2 495 3 1 66 1 2 4 4
2014 2026 49 1 221 9 4 15 1 7 10 10
2014 2027 49 1 1323 189 14 145 11 8 200 200
2014 2027 49 2 318 2 1 29 1 3 3 3
2013 2026 49 1 212 10 5 14 0 0 10 10
2013 2027 49 1 1197 181 15 91 19 21 200 200
2013 2027 49 2 312 3 1 23 0 0 3 3
2012 2026 49 1 160 9 6 19 1 5 10 10
2012 2027 49 1 803 137 17 88 13 15 150 150
2012 2027 49 2 153 2 1 19 0 0 2 2
2011 2026 49 1 173 10 6 23 0 0 10 10
2011 2027 49 1 798 140 18 59 10 17 150 150
2011 2027 49 2 59 1 2 5 0 0 1 1
2010 2025 49 1 202 10 5 13 0 0 10 10
2010 2026 49 1 791 140 18 75 10 13 150 150
2010 2026 49 2 171 3 2 25 0 0 3 3
2009 2024 49 1 224 10 4 11 0 0 10 10
2009 2025 49 1 803 135 17 81 15 19 150 150
2009 2025 49 2 528 11 2 39 1 3 12 12
2008 2024 49 1 239 9 4 20 1 5 10 10
2008 2025 49 1 786 139 18 91 11 12 150 150
2008 2025 49 2 341 8 2 32 1 3 9 9
2007 2024 49 1 309 18 6 44 2 5 20 20
2007 2024 49 2 194 3 2 15 0 0 3 3
2007 2025 49 1 862 208 24 106 17 16 225 225
2007 2025 49 2 186 6 3 33 0 0 6 6
2006 2024 49 1 349 19 5 39 1 3 20 20
2006 2025 49 1 893 205 23 115 20 17 225 225
2005 2026 49 1 380 18 5 44 2 5 20 20
2005 2027 49 1 887 203 23 139 22 16 225 225
2005 2027 49 2 442 10 2 47 3 6 13 13
2004 2026 49 1 370 20 5 39 0 0 20 20
2004 2027 49 1 879 203 23 110 22 20 225 225
2004 2027 49 2 388 7 1 35 3 8 10 10
2003 2026 49 1 292 18 6 34 2 5 20 20
2003 2027 49 1 779 203 26 98 22 22 225 225
2002 2026 49 1 334 18 5 41 2 4 20 20
2002 2027 49 1 1018 294 28 107 22 20 316 316
Source: IDFG Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags, Permits, and 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, and 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.

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 34.64 percent Private 34.64%
Graph illustrating 30.5 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 30.5%
Graph illustrating 27.81 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 27.81%
Graph illustrating 6.88 percent State of Idaho 6.88%
Graph illustrating 0.16 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 0.16%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.01%

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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 78.96% Rangeland 78.96 %
Graph illustrating 9.55% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 9.55 %
Graph illustrating 8.23% Forest 8.23 %
Graph illustrating 2.82% Irrigated-Sprinkler 2.82 %
Graph illustrating 0.23% Rock 0.23 %
Graph illustrating 0.12% Urban 0.12 %
Graph illustrating 0.1% Riparian 0.1 %
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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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