Elk Controlled Hunt Archery Season

Hunt Area 45-1
Elk Controlled Hunt 2119 25 Tags

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

8/30/2023 - 9/30/2023

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.
Archery
Archery ONLY.

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

Antlered only, Motorized Hunting Rule Applies

Hunt Area 45-1
All of Units 45 and 52. Area Size: 1,357,111 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 45 52

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2023 2119 45-1 22 5 21 180 5 0 74
2022 2123 45-1 25 7 29 214 7 14.4 85.6
2021 2123 45-1 25 5 20 252 5 0 100
2020 2128 45-1 23 7 31 212 7 0 66.7
2019 2128 45-1 24 6 24 232 6 0 61
2018 2157 45-1 24 13 53 184 13 11.5 65.4
2017 2157 45-1 23 13 56 146 13 0 82
2016 2149 45-1 21 12 58 128 12 11.5 42.6
2015 2149 45-1 24 9 37 151 9 0 14.3
2014 2147 45* 14 5 33 110 5 0 75
2013 2150 45* 10 3 30 64 3 0 100
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 2119 45-1 1 119 25 21 94 0 0 25 25
2023 2119 45-1 2 33 1 3 8 0 0 1 1
2022 2123 45-1 1 111 25 23 76 0 0 25 25
2022 2123 45-1 2 109 3 3 21 0 0 3 3
2021 2123 45-1 1 97 25 26 67 0 0 25 25
2021 2123 45-1 2 48 3 6 24 0 0 3 3
2020 2128 45-1 1 178 25 14 102 0 0 25 25
2020 2128 45-1 2 57 1 2 20 0 0 1 1
2019 2128 45-1 1 158 25 16 119 0 0 25 25
2019 2128 45-1 2 64 2 3 27 0 0 2 2
2018 2157 45-1 1 226 25 11 97 0 0 25 25
2018 2157 45-1 2 37 1 3 8 0 0 1 1
2017 2157 45-1 1 141 25 18 55 0 0 25 25
2017 2157 45-1 2 31 1 3 9 0 0 1 1
2016 2149 45-1 1 147 25 17 73 0 0 25 25
2015 2149 45-1 1 121 25 21 72 0 0 25 25
2015 2149 45-1 2 40 1 2 5 0 0 1 1
2014 2147 45* 1 98 15 15 65 0 0 15 15
2013 2150 45* 1 99 15 15 69 0 0 15 15
2013 2150 45* 2 19 1 5 9 0 0 1 1
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 2119 45-1 1 84 23 27 35 2 6 25 25
2023 2119 45-1 2 27 1 4 6 0 0 1 1
2022 2123 45-1 1 77 23 30 34 2 6 25 25
2022 2123 45-1 2 91 3 3 18 0 0 3 3
2021 2123 45-1 1 80 23 29 17 2 12 25 25
2021 2123 45-1 2 42 3 7 6 0 0 3 3
2020 2128 45-1 1 106 23 22 72 2 3 25 25
2020 2128 45-1 2 42 1 2 15 0 0 1 1
2019 2128 45-1 1 120 23 19 38 2 5 25 25
2019 2128 45-1 2 56 2 4 8 0 0 2 2
2018 2157 45-1 1 158 23 15 68 2 3 25 25
2018 2157 45-1 2 30 1 3 7 0 0 1 1
2017 2157 45-1 1 103 23 22 38 2 5 25 25
2017 2157 45-1 2 25 1 4 6 0 0 1 1
2016 2149 45-1 1 93 23 25 54 2 4 25 25
2015 2149 45-1 1 72 23 32 49 2 4 25 25
2015 2149 45-1 2 28 0 0 12 1 8 1 1
2014 2147 45* 1 85 14 16 13 1 8 15 15
2013 2150 45* 1 92 14 15 7 1 14 15 15
2013 2150 45* 2 18 1 6 1 0 0 1 1
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
  • Archery Permit
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* (permit for use of a crossbow during archery-only seasons)
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag
  • Adult Elk Tag
  • Archery Permit
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* (permit for use of a crossbow during archery-only seasons)

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 60.32 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 818,666 acres   60.3%
Graph illustrating 34.21 percent Private 464,212 acres   34.2%
Graph illustrating 5.12 percent State of Idaho 69,422 acres   5.1%
Graph illustrating 0.18 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 2,391 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.12 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 1,589 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.06 percent Other 831 acres   0.1%

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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.