Elk Controlled Hunt Muzzleloader Season

Controlled Hunt 2159 - Hunt Area 39-4

9/8/2014 - 9/30/2014

Species
Elk (Cervus canadensis)
Antlerless Elk
Only elk without antlers or with antlers shorter than 6 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlerless elk only.
Muzzleloader
Muzzleloader ONLY.

Restrictions

No special restrictions.

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Hunt Area

Hunt Area 39-4
All of Unit 39. Area Size: 3,128,246 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 39

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2015 2160 39 458 93 20 2964 93
2014 2159 39-4 461 74 16 2867 74
2013 2161 39-5 411 50 12 2620 50
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 2160 39 1 252 252 100 429 248 58 500 500
2015 2160 39 2 106 55 52 37 0 0 55 55
2014 2159 39-4 1 308 308 100 185 132 71 440 500
2014 2159 39-4 2 83 83 100 29 26 90 109 109
2013 2161 39-5 1 270 270 100 161 115 71 385 500
2013 2161 39-5 2 139 139 100 26 10 38 149 149
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 2160 39 1 250 487 100 2 13 100 500 500
2015 2160 39 2 102 51 50 4 4 100 55 55
2014 2159 39-4 1 301 428 142 7 12 171 440 500
2014 2159 39-4 2 83 109 100 0 0 109 109
2013 2161 39-5 1 267 378 142 3 7 233 385 500
2013 2161 39-5 2 138 148 107 1 1 100 149 149
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
  • Muzzleloader Permit $18.25 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
  • Muzzleloader Permit $20.00 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 29.22 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 29.22%
Graph illustrating 11.68 percent Private 11.68%
Graph illustrating 4.58 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 4.58%
Graph illustrating 3.49 percent State of Idaho 3.49%
Graph illustrating 0.8 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.8%
Graph illustrating 0.14 percent Other 0.14%
Graph illustrating 0.09 percent U.S. Military 0.09%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 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.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 30.45% Forest 30.45 %
Graph illustrating 18.35% Rangeland 18.35 %
Graph illustrating 0.44% Urban 0.44 %
Graph illustrating 0.2% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 0.2 %
Graph illustrating 0.18% Dryland Agriculture 0.18 %
Graph illustrating 0.13% Riparian 0.13 %
Graph illustrating 0.13% Irrigated-Sprinkler 0.13 %
Graph illustrating 0.12% Water 0.12 %
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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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