Elk Controlled Hunt Landowner Permission Required Extra Antlerless Season

Controlled Hunt 2158 - Hunt Area 54X

8/1/2012 - 9/30/2012

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.

  • Landowner Permission Hunt. Written permission from landowner who owns more than 159 acres in the hunt area is required to apply for this hunt. Landowner Permission Hunt Permits will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis at the Nampa, McCall and headquarters IDFG offices starting July 15. Do not apply for this hunt during the controlled hunt application period.
  • New Hunt

Private land ONLY. Landowner Permission Required see page 85 of the Big Game Regulations for details on applying (http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/cms/hunt/rules/bg/ch.pdf)

Locator Map of Hunt Area in Idaho
Hunt Area Legend Key Item Hunt Area Location

Hunt Area

Hunt Area 54X
Private land within Units 46, 47, 54, 55 and 57 and private land within that portion of Unit 41 east of the West Fork Bruneau River. Area Size: 3,802,669 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 41 46 47 54 55 57


Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2013 2173 54-1X* 7 4 52 17 4
2012 2158 54X 4 3 67 25 3
Source: Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Tags, Permits & Fees

No resident tags are necessary.

No non-resident tags are necessary.

A valid hunting license is required.
* Indicates this item is optional.

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 51.13 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 51.13%
Graph illustrating 28.98 percent Private 28.98%
Graph illustrating 11.75 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 11.75%
Graph illustrating 3.65 percent State of Idaho 3.65%
Graph illustrating 3.03 percent U.S. Military 3.03%
Graph illustrating 0.74 percent U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 0.74%
Graph illustrating 0.33 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 0.33%
Graph illustrating 0.15 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.15%
Graph illustrating 0.13 percent Other 0.13%
Graph illustrating 0.12 percent U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 0.12%

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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.

Forest Service Land

Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 70.98% Rangeland 70.98 %
Graph illustrating 10.31% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 10.31 %
Graph illustrating 7.76% Forest 7.76 %
Graph illustrating 5.9% Irrigated-Sprinkler 5.9 %
Graph illustrating 1.91% Riparian 1.91 %
Graph illustrating 1.63% Urban 1.63 %
Graph illustrating 1.35% Dryland Agriculture 1.35 %
Graph illustrating 0.09% Rock 0.09 %
Graph illustrating 0.06% Water 0.06 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources