Elk Controlled Hunt Landowner Permission Required Extra Antlerless Season

Controlled Hunt 2172 - Hunt Area 49X*

11/2/2013 - 12/31/2013

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 97 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 49X*
Private lands within that portion of Unit 49 within the Silver Creek drainage and that portion of Unit 52 within Blaine County and east of State Highway 75. Area Size: 128,013 acres
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Map of Hunt Area
More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 49 52


Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2014 2170 49X* 79 45 57 306 45
2014 2171 49X* 34 22 65 146 22
2013 2171 49X* 42 24 57 138 24
2013 2172 49X* 27 16 62 101 16
2012 2157 49X* 63 36 57 506 36
2011 2211 49X* 44 12 26 154 12
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 52.89 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 52.89%
Graph illustrating 41.16 percent Private 41.16%
Graph illustrating 5.95 percent State of Idaho 5.95%

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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

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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 10.04% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 10.04 %
Graph illustrating 10.04% Rangeland 10.04 %
Graph illustrating 8.46% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 8.46 %
Graph illustrating 5.96% Irrigated-Sprinkler 5.96 %
Graph illustrating 4.23% Rangeland 4.23 %
Graph illustrating 2.43% Irrigated-Sprinkler 2.43 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources