Elk General A Tag Season

Units 70, 71, 72, 73, 73A and 74
Unlimited Tags

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

10/25/2013 - 11/15/2013

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

Units 70, 71, 72, 73, 73A and 74 ONLY. Motorized Hunting Rule applies in Units 70 and 73.

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Hunt Area

Units 70, 71, 72, 73, 73A and 74
All of Units 70, 71, 72, 73, 73A and 74. Area Size: 2,395,189 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 70 71 72 73 73A 74

Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2017 Any Weapon 70 27 143 18.9 525 27
2017 Any Weapon 71 22 158 14 708 22
2017 Any Weapon 72 112 337 33.2 1513 112
2017 Any Weapon 73 31 252 12.2 1195 31
2017 Any Weapon 73A 2 90 2.1 355 2
2017 Any Weapon 74 82 282 29.1 1072 82
2016 Any Weapon 70 26 136 19.1 550 26
2016 Any Weapon 71 25 156 16 567 25
2016 Any Weapon 72 57 316 18.2 1575 57
2016 Any Weapon 73 49 196 25.3 947 3 46 0 100
2016 Any Weapon 73A 0 55 0 202
2016 Any Weapon 74 52 232 22.6 1091 52
2015 Any Weapon 70 18 148 13 564 18
2015 Any Weapon 71 32 203 16 873 32
2015 Any Weapon 72 61 338 18 1472 61
2015 Any Weapon 73 18 185 10 723 18
2015 Any Weapon 73A 5 42 13 137 5
2015 Any Weapon 74 40 282 14 1340 40
2014 Any Weapon 70 8 98 8 420 8
2014 Any Weapon 71 36 177 20 591 36
2014 Any Weapon 72 36 277 13 1231 36
2014 Any Weapon 73 9 177 5 710 9
2014 Any Weapon 73A 4 32 12 120 4
2014 Any Weapon 74 49 275 18 1465 49
2013 Any Weapon 70 3 120 2.5 446 3
2013 Any Weapon 71 2 155 1.3 544 2
2013 Any Weapon 72 8 212 3.8 870 8
2013 Any Weapon 73 14 233 6 946 14
2013 Any Weapon 73A 2 99 2 455 2
2013 Any Weapon 74 28 268 10.5 1407 28
2012 Any Weapon 70 1 89 1.1 411 1
2012 Any Weapon 71 5 125 4 516 5
2012 Any Weapon 72 17 229 7.3 883 4 13 0 100
2012 Any Weapon 73 18 187 9.5 878 18
2012 Any Weapon 73A 4 58 6.8 237 4
2012 Any Weapon 74 27 207 13.1 976 27
2011 Any Weapon 70 8 132 6.1 435 1 7
2011 Any Weapon 71 11 113 9.9 384 11
2011 Any Weapon 72 12 189 6.1 795 1 11
2011 Any Weapon 73 12 150 8.1 601 1 11
2011 Any Weapon 73A 1 49 2 163 1
2011 Any Weapon 74 25 244 10.1 1151 25
2010 Any Weapon 70 9 111 8.1 431 9 0 0
2010 Any Weapon 71 6 128 4.7 438 6 0 0
2010 Any Weapon 72 18 124 14.5 590 18 0 0
2010 Any Weapon 73 13 184 6.9 747 13 0 0
2010 Any Weapon 73A 1 26 3.9 113 1 0 0
2010 Any Weapon 74 39 210 18.8 878 39 0 0
2009 Any Weapon 70 1 106 0.9 683 1 0 0
2009 Any Weapon 71 2 85 2.3 416 2 0 0
2009 Any Weapon 72 20 203 9.8 920 20 0 0
2009 Any Weapon 73 4 195 2 760 4 0 0
2009 Any Weapon 73A 1 73 1.4 398 1 0 0
2009 Any Weapon 74 17 252 6.7 1426 17 0 0
2008 Any Weapon 70 3 170 1.8 764 3
2008 Any Weapon 71 11 163 6.7 610 11
2008 Any Weapon 72 17 214 7.9 1032 17
2008 Any Weapon 73 17 294 5.8 1063 17
2008 Any Weapon 73A 1 32 3.1 127 1
2008 Any Weapon 74 30 371 8.1 2009 30
2007 Any Weapon 70 6 75 8 246 6
2007 Any Weapon 71 2 101 2 338 1 1 0 0
2007 Any Weapon 72 12 184 6.5 756 1 10
2007 Any Weapon 73 25 179 13.8 661 2 23
2007 Any Weapon 73A 2 55 3.6 171 1 1 0 0
2007 Any Weapon 74 31 229 13.8 1067 3 28 0 0
2006 Any Weapon 70 6 75 8 5 0 0
2006 Any Weapon 71 6 137 4.4 2 4 0 0
2006 Any Weapon 72 11 170 6.5 10 0 0
2006 Any Weapon 73 14 138 10.1 14 0 0
2006 Any Weapon 73A 2 36 5.6 2 0 0
2006 Any Weapon 74 32 193 16.6 2 27 0 0
2005 Any Weapon 70 9 144 6.2 593 1 8 0 100
2005 Any Weapon 71 9 158 5.7 641 9 0 0
2005 Any Weapon 72 27 179 15.1 846 27 0 0
2005 Any Weapon 73 24 221 10.9 943 24 0 0
2005 Any Weapon 73A 2 39 5.1 128 2 0 0
2005 Any Weapon 74 30 254 11.7 1244 2 28 0 0
2004 Any Weapon 70 11 107 10.3 357 0 11 0 0
2004 Any Weapon 71 8 122 6.6 442 0 8 0 0
2004 Any Weapon 72 45 238 18.9 1083 1 44 0 0
2004 Any Weapon 73 32 296 10.8 1431 0 32 0 0
2004 Any Weapon 73A 1 38 2.6 161 0 1 0 0
2004 Any Weapon 74 34 315 10.8 1471 15 19 0 0
2003 Any Weapon 70 5 174 3 725 0 5 0 0
2003 Any Weapon 71 18 179 10 669 2 16 0 0
2003 Any Weapon 72 34 299 11 1322 1 33 0 0
2003 Any Weapon 73 52 301 17 1263 4 47 100 0
2003 Any Weapon 73A 3 50 6 168 0 3 0 0
2003 Any Weapon 74 67 317 21 1471 1 64 0 0
2002 Any Weapon 70 22 210 10 970 0 22 0 0
2002 Any Weapon 71 28 230 12 1175 1 27 0 0
2002 Any Weapon 72 49 299 16 1621 2 47 0 0
2002 Any Weapon 73 38 346 11 1686 0 38 0 0
2002 Any Weapon 73A 3 57 5 229 0 3 0 0
2002 Any Weapon 74 35 301 12 1614 0 35 0 0
2001 Any Weapon 70 26 164 16 458 1 25 0 0
2001 Any Weapon 71 22 173 13 577 2 20 0 0
2001 Any Weapon 72 26 238 11 782 3 23 0 0
2001 Any Weapon 73 36 219 17 737 4 32 0 0
2001 Any Weapon 73A 1 34 3 91 0 1 0 0
2001 Any Weapon 74 45 240 19 803 3 42 0 0
2000 Any Weapon 70 22 3 19 33 33
2000 Any Weapon 71 32 10 22 36 9
2000 Any Weapon 72 51 19 32 48 15
2000 Any Weapon 73 35 15 20 45 14
2000 Any Weapon 73A 4 3 1 0 0
2000 Any Weapon 74 20 8 12 29 36
Source: Harvest Statistics Database compiled from Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Adult Elk Tag 2013
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Elk Tag 2013

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag 2013
  • Adult Elk Tag 2013

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
 

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 56.2 percent Private 56.2%
Graph illustrating 13.95 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 13.95%
Graph illustrating 11.18 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 11.18%
Graph illustrating 10.88 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 10.88%
Graph illustrating 6.33 percent State of Idaho 6.33%
Graph illustrating 0.87 percent U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 0.87%
Graph illustrating 0.38 percent U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 0.38%
Graph illustrating 0.21 percent Other 0.21%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 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.

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.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 35.87% Rangeland 35.87 %
Graph illustrating 33.91% Dryland Agriculture 33.91 %
Graph illustrating 14.8% Forest 14.8 %
Graph illustrating 8.36% Irrigated-Sprinkler 8.36 %
Graph illustrating 4.36% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 4.36 %
Graph illustrating 1.35% Urban 1.35 %
Graph illustrating 0.75% Water 0.75 %
Graph illustrating 0.58% Riparian 0.58 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources

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