Elk General A Tag Season

Portion of Units 21A, 28 and 36B
Elk A Tag - Salmon Zone Unlimited Tags

Non-resident tag quota of 12,815 total elk tags. See the Nonresident Tag Quotas for availability.

8/1/2019 - 10/31/2019

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.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

Restrictions
  • These hunts open only outside National Forest Boundary within one mile of private fields on which cultivated corps are currently growing. The National Forest Boundary is a legislatively set boundary -- it is not necessarily the boundary of the Forest Service property. State, private and other lands within the National Forest Boundary are not open to hunting during this season. (Please refer to a U.S. Forest Service travel plan map for the location of this boundary.) "Private fields on which cultivated crops are currently growing" is defined as: fields on which soil has been used or broken up for the raising of crops, and artificially irrigated pasture. "Currently" means during the current or most recent growing season. Lands enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) or other set-aside farm programs are specifically excluded.

Portions of Units 21A, 28 & 36B ONLY on or within 1 mile of private irrigated agricultural lands

Portion of Units 21A, 28 and 36B
On or within 1 mile of private agricultural lands in Units 21A, 28, and 36B, excluding all downstream drainages to the Salmon River beginning with the Tower Creek drainage in Unit 21A and beginning with the Bird Creek drainage in Unit 28, and excluding the Morgan Creek Drainage in Unit 36B. Area Size: 1,127,412 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 21A 28 36B

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 Any Weapon 21A 138 687 20.1 3911 129 8 47.8 22.4
2018 Any Weapon 28 183 972 18.8 5955 163 20 26.3 28.9
2018 Any Weapon 36B 80 646 12.3 4091 73 7 17.5 39.1
2017 Any Weapon 21A 178 651 27.3 3814 161 17 14.6 21.7
2017 Any Weapon 28 204 1000 20.4 5780 178 26 29.4 24.7
2017 Any Weapon 36B 155 710 21.9 4231 123 32 35.8 34.3
2016 Any Weapon 21A 136 536 25.3 3082 116 19 20.6 25.7
2016 Any Weapon 28 230 980 23.4 5769 183 47 19.2 13.3
2016 Any Weapon 36B 155 713 21.7 4755 134 21 30.7 21.9
2015 Any Weapon 21A 210 591 36 3277 183 27 30.5 19.5
2015 Any Weapon 28 408 1250 33 7828 370 38 37.5 20.1
2015 Any Weapon 36B 145 592 25 3452 115 31 47.1 17.6
2014 Any Weapon 21A 217 641 34 4133 203 14 33.3 17.6
2014 Any Weapon 28 256 1073 24 6076 215 41 27.8 24.1
2014 Any Weapon 36B 169 645 26 3731 120 49 30 36.7
2013 Any Weapon 21A 181 476 38.1 2853 151 31 25.9 18.7
2013 Any Weapon 28 293 1081 27.1 6437 256 37 36.1 20
2013 Any Weapon 36B 95 519 18.2 3342 95 50 19.2
2012 Any Weapon 21A 151 470 32.2 2661 150 1 44.8 17.1
2012 Any Weapon 28 240 1104 21.7 6778 240 30.1 30
2012 Any Weapon 36B 99 552 17.9 3469 99 33.1 8.1
2011 Any Weapon 21A 102 452 22.5 2788 102 41.9 8.8
2011 Any Weapon 28 239 1039 23 6566 238 1 36.9 23.5
2011 Any Weapon 36B 118 512 23 3056 118 37.6 14.9
2010 Any Weapon 21A 123 488 25.3 2738 123 42.8 18.5
2010 Any Weapon 28 217 1175 18.5 6854 217 32.8 32.4
2010 Any Weapon 36B 78 589 13.2 3459 78 40.4 15.4
2009 Any Weapon 21A 129 658 19.6 4070 125 4 38.4 5.6
2009 Any Weapon 28 239 1222 19.6 7697 218 19 15.6 29.1
2009 Any Weapon 36B 72 523 13.8 3065 71 1 50.7 12.7
2008 Any Weapon 21A 137 656 20.9 3843 125 11 48.8 11.2
2008 Any Weapon 28 255 1518 16.8 9079 232 23 22 30.2
2008 Any Weapon 36B 68 577 11.8 3346 66 1 30.3 27.3
2007 Any Weapon 21A 173 709 24.4 3924 162 10 37.7 13
2007 Any Weapon 28 269 1417 19 8660 246 21 36.6 31.5
2007 Any Weapon 36B 116 617 18.8 3388 82 32 25.6 17
2006 Any Weapon 21A 196 618 31.7 181 6 37.9 16.1
2006 Any Weapon 28 350 1492 23.5 312 16 35.9 35.1
2006 Any Weapon 36B 126 666 18.9 81 38 41.5 5
2005 Any Weapon 21A 133 613 21.7 3897 121 12 28.2 19.6
2005 Any Weapon 28 329 1386 23.7 8697 293 36 22.3 27.9
2005 Any Weapon 36B 134 705 19 4335 100 34 35.8 27.4
2004 Any Weapon 21A 173 649 26.7 3938 171 1 31.6 23.4
2004 Any Weapon 28 268 1382 19.4 8463 259 9 27 24.3
2004 Any Weapon 36B 155 783 19.8 4529 145 10 40.7 6.9
2003 Any Weapon 21A 173 656 26 3758 171 1 39 23
2003 Any Weapon 28 261 1430 18 8486 246 15 41 26
2003 Any Weapon 36B 119 782 15 4486 98 21 40 14
2002 Any Weapon 21A 93 604 15 3789 92 1 36 28
2002 Any Weapon 28 185 1324 14 8451 172 13 30 27
2002 Any Weapon 36B 111 700 16 4481 80 31 45 14
2001 Any Weapon 21A 151 412 37 2124 150 1 29 25
2001 Any Weapon 28 236 912 26 4874 210 26 31 19
2001 Any Weapon 36B 137 488 28 2719 114 23 38 18
2000 Any Weapon 21A 130 126 4 21 23
2000 Any Weapon 28 150 144 6 39 12
2000 Any Weapon 36B 106 102 4 43 10
Source: Harvest Statistics Database compiled from Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Adult Elk Tag
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Elk Tag
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag
  • Adult Elk Tag
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

A valid hunting license is required for all hunting and trapping activities.
* Indicates this item is optional.

Where to purchase

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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 75.7 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 853,451 acres   75.7%
Graph illustrating 18.1 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 204,077 acres   18.1%
Graph illustrating 5.48 percent Private 61,732 acres   5.5%
Graph illustrating 0.43 percent State of Idaho 4,802 acres   0.4%
Graph illustrating 0.23 percent Other 2,633 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.05 percent State of Idaho 597 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent State of Idaho 68 acres   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.

No properties are currently available in this hunt area.
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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.