Pronghorn Controlled Hunt Landowner Permission Required Doe or Fawn Season

Controlled Hunt 4050 - Hunt Area 46-3X*

8/15/2013 - 10/24/2013

Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana)
Doe or Fawn Pronghorn Antelope
Only antelope without a black "cheek patch" or with horns less than 3 inches long may be taken during doe or fawn only antelope seasons.
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.
  • 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

Private land ONLY. Landowner Permission Required see page 97 of the Big Game Regulations for details on applying ( Motorized Hunting Rule applies in Unit 47.

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

Hunt Area

Hunt Area 46-3X*
Private land within Units 46 and 54 and private land within that portion of Unit 47 east of Salmon Falls Creek. Area Size: 2,610,949 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 46 54


Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Horned Hornless Avg. Horn Length (in.)
2016 4051 46-1X 36 29 77 99 29
2015 4051 46-1X 21 18 86 32 18
2014 4051 46-3X* 13 10 75 18 10
2013 4050 46-3X* 11 8 77 24 8 8
2012 4047 46-3X* 13 11 85 18 11
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

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 54.21 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 54.21%
Graph illustrating 25.82 percent Private 25.82%
Graph illustrating 11.57 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 11.57%
Graph illustrating 4.41 percent U.S. Military 4.41%
Graph illustrating 3.41 percent State of Idaho 3.41%
Graph illustrating 0.22 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.22%
Graph illustrating 0.2 percent Other 0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.16 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 0.16%

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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 74.34% Rangeland 74.34 %
Graph illustrating 12.11% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 12.11 %
Graph illustrating 4.96% Irrigated-Sprinkler 4.96 %
Graph illustrating 3.87% Forest 3.87 %
Graph illustrating 2% Urban 2 %
Graph illustrating 1.9% Riparian 1.9 %
Graph illustrating 0.67% Dryland Agriculture 0.67 %
Graph illustrating 0.13% Rock 0.13 %
Graph illustrating 0.01% Water 0.01 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources