Hunt Area

That portion of Units 8 and 8A south of the following line: Beginning at the western boundary of Unit 8 at its junction with State Highway 8, then east on Highway 8 to Forest Service Road 1963 at Helmer, then south and east on Forest Service Road 1963 to Long Meadow Creek, then southeast along Long Meadow Creek to Dworshak Reservoir, then east along the shoreline of Dworshak Reservoir to the Unit 8A boundary at Dent Bridge.

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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this area: 8 8A

Recent Hunts in this Area

Year Tag Open Close Take Method Game Area
2022 Elk Controlled Hunt 2057 10/20/2022 12/1/22 Any Weapon Elk Area 8-2
2021 Elk Controlled Hunt 2057 10/20/2021 12/1/21 Any Weapon Elk Area 8-2
2020 Elk Controlled Hunt 2058 10/20/2020 12/1/20 Any Weapon Elk Area 8-2
2019 Elk Controlled Hunt 2058 10/20/2019 12/1/19 Any Weapon Elk Area 8-2

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 90.47 percent Private 90.47%
Graph illustrating 4.36 percent State of Idaho 4.36%
Graph illustrating 1.98 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 1.98%
Graph illustrating 1.2 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 1.2%
Graph illustrating 0.83 percent Other 0.83%
Graph illustrating 0.49 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 0.49%
Graph illustrating 0.47 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 0.47%
Graph illustrating 0.16 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 0.16%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent State of Idaho 0.02%

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Ownership data source: 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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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in .

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 84.03% Dryland Agriculture 84.03 %
Graph illustrating 13.64% Forest 13.64 %
Graph illustrating 1.87% Water 1.87 %
Graph illustrating 0.45% Urban 0.45 %
Graph illustrating 0% Rangeland 0 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Towns in this Hunt Area

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