Elk Controlled Hunt Archery Season

Controlled Hunt 2148 - Hunt Area 46*

8/30/2014 - 9/20/2014

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.
Archery
Archery ONLY.

Restrictions
  • Motorized Hunting Rule (MHR): Motorized vehicle use by all big game hunters is restricted to established roadways legally open to travel by full-sized automobiles. The motorized hunting rule applies only to big game animals, including moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goats, in designated units from August 30 through December 31. Learn more about the Motorized hunting Rule at idfg.idaho.gov/hunt/access/motorized-vehicles

Motorized Hunting Rule applies in Unit 47.

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Hunt Area Legend Key Item Hunt Area Location

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: 2,052,433 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 41 46 47

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2016 2150 46-1 15 8 56 172 8 0 100
2015 2150 46-1 15 5 33 94 5 0 75
2014 2148 46* 13 2 18 140 2 0 100
2013 2151 46* 4 2 50 53 2 0 100
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
2016 2150 46-1 1 191 15 8 50 0 0 15 15
2015 2150 46-1 1 150 15 10 44 0 0 15 15
2014 2148 46* 1 168 15 9 52 0 0 15 15
2013 2151 46* 1 125 6 5 59 0 0 6 6
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
2016 2150 46-1 1 169 14 8 22 1 5 15 15
2015 2150 46-1 1 130 14 11 20 1 5 15 15
2014 2148 46* 1 139 14 10 29 1 3 15 15
2013 2151 46* 1 113 6 5 12 0 0 6 6
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
  • Archery Permit $18.25 2014
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $6.25 2014
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* $1.75 2014 (permit for use of a crossbow during archery-only seasons)

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag $39.75 2014
  • Adult Elk Tag $416.75 2014
  • Archery Permit $20.00 2014
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $14.75 2014
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* $1.75 2014 (permit for use of a crossbow during archery-only seasons)

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 71.35 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 71.35%
Graph illustrating 17.93 percent Private 17.93%
Graph illustrating 5.59 percent U.S. Military 5.59%
Graph illustrating 4.39 percent State of Idaho 4.39%
Graph illustrating 0.28 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.28%
Graph illustrating 0.25 percent Other 0.25%
Graph illustrating 0.21 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 0.21%

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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

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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

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