Elk General A Tag Season

Hunt Area Pioneer A Tag
Elk A Tag - Pioneer Zone Unlimited Tags

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

11/1/2022 - 11/14/2022

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.

Hunt Area Pioneer A Tag
All of Units 36A, 49 and 50. Area Size: 2,049,240 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 36A 49 50

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2021 Muzzleloader 36A 11 40 27 154 2 9 100 0
2021 Muzzleloader 49 19 92 21 353 19
2021 Muzzleloader 50 25 140 18 573 25
2019 Muzzleloader 36A 0 5 0 49
2019 Muzzleloader 49 0 14 0 65
2018 Muzzleloader 36A 0 95 0 385
2018 Muzzleloader 49 0 5 0 5
2018 Muzzleloader 50 36 262 13.9 869 36
2017 Muzzleloader 36A 5 64 8.5 227 5
2017 Muzzleloader 49 0 7 0 19
2017 Muzzleloader 50 50 277 17.9 1011 50
2016 Muzzleloader 36A 19 112 17.3 480 19
2016 Muzzleloader 50 52 300 17.2 1038 52
2015 Muzzleloader 36A 26 66 40 299 26
2015 Muzzleloader 49 3 0 3
2015 Muzzleloader 50 69 296 23 869 69
2014 Muzzleloader 36A 8 83 10 307 8
2014 Muzzleloader 49 0 5 0 8
2014 Muzzleloader 50 51 219 23 660 51
2013 Muzzleloader 36A 16 89 17.8 297 16
2013 Muzzleloader 49 0 5 0 11
2013 Muzzleloader 50 22 214 10.1 766 22
2011 Muzzleloader 36A
2011 Muzzleloader 49
2011 Muzzleloader 50
2010 Muzzleloader 36A 0 0 0 0
2010 Muzzleloader 49 0 0 0 0
2010 Muzzleloader 50 1 0 3 0 0 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 36A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 Muzzleloader 36A 0 1 0 1 0 0
2008 Muzzleloader 49 0 2 0 14 0 0
2008 Muzzleloader 50 0 2 0 16 0 0
2007 Muzzleloader 36A 0 1 0 2
2007 Muzzleloader 49 0 0
2007 Muzzleloader 50 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 36A 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 49 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 50 1 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 36A 7 7 100 48 7 0 0 100
2005 Muzzleloader 49 8 0 98 0 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 50 7 9 77.3 29 7 0 100 0
2004 Muzzleloader 36A 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 49 0 2 0 12 0 0 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 50 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 36A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 Muzzleloader 36A 0 0 0 65 19
2000 Muzzleloader 49 0 0 0 72 13
2000 Muzzleloader 50 0 0 0 67 14
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 45.26 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 927,573 acres   45.3%
Graph illustrating 32.75 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 671,159 acres   32.8%
Graph illustrating 18.09 percent Private 370,772 acres   18.1%
Graph illustrating 3.24 percent State of Idaho 66,320 acres   3.2%
Graph illustrating 0.54 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 11,080 acres   0.5%
Graph illustrating 0.08 percent State of Idaho 1,710 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.03 percent Other 522 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 64 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 40 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.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.