Elk Controlled Hunt Muzzleloader Season

Hunt Area 49
Elk Controlled Hunt 2138 100 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)
Either-sex Elk
Either sex may be taken.
Muzzleloader
Muzzleloader ONLY.

Restrictions

Either sex, motorized hunting rule applies

Hunt Area 49
All of Unit 49. Area Size: 499,166 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 49

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2021 2138 49 78 17 22 366 14 3 0 38.6
2020 2143 49 88 18 21 496 11 7 0 46.3
2019 2143 49 88 14 16 364 6 8 0 60
Source: Harvest Statistics Database compiled from 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
2022 2138 49 1 69 58 84 119 42 35 100 100
2022 2138 49 2 66 6 9 14 0 0 6 6
2021 2138 49 1 63 45 71 99 55 56 100 100
2021 2138 49 2 29 14 48 16 0 0 14 14
2020 2143 49 1 48 43 90 137 57 42 100 100
2020 2143 49 2 68 18 26 14 0 0 18 18
2019 2143 49 1 64 64 100 96 36 38 100 100
2019 2143 49 2 41 5 12 11 0 0 5 5
Source: 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
2022 2138 49 1 49 48 98 20 10 50 100 100
2022 2138 49 2 63 6 10 3 0 0 6 6
2021 2138 49 1 39 35 90 24 10 42 100 100
2021 2138 49 2 26 13 50 3 1 33 14 14
2020 2143 49 1 33 33 100 15 10 67 100 100
2020 2143 49 2 58 13 22 10 5 167 18 18
2019 2143 49 1 59 59 100 5 5 100 100 100
2019 2143 49 2 38 4 11 3 1 33 5 5
Source: Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Adult Elk Tag
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Elk Tag
  • Muzzleloader Permit
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag
  • Adult Elk Tag
  • Muzzleloader Permit
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

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

Where to purchase

Learn more about IDFG Licenses, Tags & Permits
 

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 34.62 percent Private 172,829 acres   34.6%
Graph illustrating 30.52 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 152,330 acres   30.5%
Graph illustrating 27.8 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 138,790 acres   27.8%
Graph illustrating 6.82 percent State of Idaho 34,022 acres   6.8%
Graph illustrating 0.16 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 796 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.07 percent State of Idaho 359 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.01 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.