Elk Controlled Hunt Antlered Season

Hunt Area 52
Elk Controlled Hunt 2032 50 Tags

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

10/1/2023 - 10/31/2023

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

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

Hunt Area 52
All of Unit 52. Area Size: 525,276 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 52

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2023 2032 52 41 16 39 305 16 0 69
2022 2035 52 38 13 34 282 13 13.4 40.5
2022 2036 52 40 14 35 291 14 10 50.1
2021 2035 52 43 8 19 293 8 0 66.4
2021 2036 52 47 18 37 404 18 0 53.8
2020 2034 52 44 13 30 401 13 0 12.8
2020 2035 52 47 30 64 367 30 0 79.1
2019 2034 52 49 11 22 280 11 21 23
2019 2035 52 44 11 25 315 11 12 44
2018 2036 52 46 15 32 240 15 17.8 17.8
2018 2037 52 48 21 45 422 21 0 72.4
2017 2036 52 46 18 39 334 18 22.8 61.4
2017 2037 52 47 21 44 342 21 5.7 69.6
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
2023 2032 52 1 293 50 17 255 0 0 50 50
2023 2032 52 2 151 2 1 91 0 0 2 2
2022 2035 52 1 102 50 49 107 0 0 50 50
2022 2035 52 2 37 7 19 36 0 0 7 7
2022 2036 52 1 210 50 24 169 0 0 50 50
2022 2036 52 2 256 3 1 114 0 0 3 3
2021 2035 52 1 131 50 38 104 0 0 50 50
2021 2035 52 2 33 3 9 22 0 0 3 3
2021 2036 52 1 310 50 16 204 0 0 50 50
2021 2036 52 2 140 2 1 60 0 0 2 2
2020 2034 52 1 172 50 29 118 0 0 50 50
2020 2034 52 2 26 1 4 12 0 0 1 1
2020 2035 52 1 283 50 18 238 0 0 50 50
2019 2034 52 1 135 50 37 84 0 0 50 50
2019 2034 52 2 31 2 6 19 0 0 2 2
2019 2035 52 1 260 50 19 217 0 0 50 50
2018 2036 52 1 194 50 26 67 0 0 50 50
2018 2036 52 2 25 2 8 16 0 0 2 2
2018 2037 52 1 342 50 15 249 0 0 50 50
2018 2037 52 2 60 1 2 33 0 0 1 1
2017 2036 52 1 177 50 28 75 0 0 50 50
2017 2037 52 1 283 50 18 174 0 0 50 50
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
2023 2032 52 1 254 45 18 39 5 13 50 50
2023 2032 52 2 143 2 1 8 0 0 2 2
2022 2035 52 1 63 45 71 39 5 13 50 50
2022 2035 52 2 32 4 12 5 3 60 7 7
2022 2036 52 1 191 48 25 19 2 11 50 50
2022 2036 52 2 233 3 1 23 0 0 3 3
2021 2035 52 1 103 45 44 28 5 18 50 50
2021 2035 52 2 33 3 9 0 0 3 3
2021 2036 52 1 229 45 20 81 5 6 50 50
2021 2036 52 2 123 2 2 17 0 0 2 2
2020 2034 52 1 119 45 38 53 5 9 50 50
2020 2034 52 2 24 1 4 2 0 0 1 1
2020 2035 52 1 254 45 18 29 5 17 50 50
2019 2034 52 1 110 45 41 25 5 20 50 50
2019 2034 52 2 31 2 6 0 0 2 2
2019 2035 52 1 228 48 21 32 2 6 50 50
2018 2036 52 1 149 45 30 45 5 11 50 50
2018 2036 52 2 22 1 5 3 1 33 2 2
2018 2037 52 1 266 45 17 76 5 7 50 50
2018 2037 52 2 58 1 2 2 0 0 1 1
2017 2036 52 1 112 45 40 65 5 8 50 50
2017 2037 52 1 253 45 18 30 5 17 50 50
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
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag
  • Adult Elk Tag
  • 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

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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 65.08 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 341,832 acres   65.1%
Graph illustrating 31.66 percent Private 166,300 acres   31.7%
Graph illustrating 3.26 percent State of Idaho 17,125 acres   3.3%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 19 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.