Elk General A Tag Season

Unit 63A
Unlimited Tags

Non-resident tag quota of 12,815 total elk tags. See the Nonresident Tags Available page for current availability.

8/1/2012 - 8/31/2012

Elk (Cervus canadensis)
Either-sex Elk
Either sex may be taken.
Short-Range Weapons
Muzzleloader, Archery, Crossbow, Shotgun or Handgun.


No special restrictions.

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Hunt Area

Unit 63A
All of Unit 63A. Area Size: 207,127 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 63A


No historical hunts resemble this hunt or harvest statistics are not currently available for this opportunity.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Adult Elk Tag $30.75 2012
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Elk Tag $16.50 2012

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag $39.75 2012
  • Adult Elk Tag $416.75 2012

A valid hunting license is required.
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Where to purchase

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Landscape Characteristics and Access

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 80.66 percent Private 80.66%
Graph illustrating 14.38 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 14.38%
Graph illustrating 2.97 percent State of Idaho 2.97%
Graph illustrating 1.5 percent Other 1.5%
Graph illustrating 0.48 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.48%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 0.02%

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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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Forest Service Land

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No National Forest lands overlap this hunt area.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 67.79% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 67.79 %
Graph illustrating 13.57% Rangeland 13.57 %
Graph illustrating 8.25% Riparian 8.25 %
Graph illustrating 7.18% Irrigated-Sprinkler 7.18 %
Graph illustrating 1.83% Urban 1.83 %
Graph illustrating 1.39% Dryland Agriculture 1.39 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources