Elk Controlled Hunt Youth Only Season

Hunt Area 66-2
Elk Controlled Hunt 2154 100 Tags

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

11/1/2023 - 11/30/2023

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
  • 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 66-2
All of Units 66, 66A, and 69. Area Size: 1,321,168 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 66 66A 69

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2023 2154 66-2 85 22 26 348 22
2022 2158 66-2 90 52 58 326 52
2021 2158 66-2 85 38 45 368 38
2020 2162 66-2 91 54 60 430 54
2019 2162 66-2 82 20 24 373 20
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 2154 66-2 1 129 100 78 44 0 0 100 100
2023 2154 66-2 2 41 7 17 3 0 0 7 7
2022 2158 66-2 1 113 100 88 44 0 0 100 100
2022 2158 66-2 2 22 4 18 4 0 0 4 4
2021 2158 66-2 1 110 100 91 29 0 0 100 100
2021 2158 66-2 2 12 3 25 4 0 0 3 3
2020 2162 66-2 1 115 100 87 37 0 0 100 100
2020 2162 66-2 2 8 2 25 4 0 0 2 2
2019 2162 66-2 1 110 100 91 25 0 0 100 100
2019 2162 66-2 2 13 5 38 1 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
2023 2154 66-2 1 127 98 77 2 2 100 100 100
2023 2154 66-2 2 40 7 18 1 0 0 7 7
2022 2158 66-2 1 113 100 88 0 0 100 100
2022 2158 66-2 2 22 4 18 0 0 4 4
2021 2158 66-2 1 106 96 91 4 4 100 100 100
2021 2158 66-2 2 11 3 27 1 0 0 3 3
2020 2162 66-2 1 110 97 88 5 3 60 100 100
2020 2162 66-2 2 8 2 25 0 0 2 2
2019 2162 66-2 1 108 98 91 2 2 100 100 100
2019 2162 66-2 2 11 4 36 2 1 50 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
  • 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

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 44.52 percent Private 588,204 acres   44.5%
Graph illustrating 24.05 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 317,710 acres   24%
Graph illustrating 13.59 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 179,581 acres   13.6%
Graph illustrating 11.16 percent State of Idaho 147,447 acres   11.2%
Graph illustrating 2.96 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 39,053 acres   3%
Graph illustrating 1.77 percent Other 23,320 acres   1.8%
Graph illustrating 1.49 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 19,628 acres   1.5%
Graph illustrating 0.46 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 6,093 acres   0.5%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) 124 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.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.