Elk Controlled Hunt Landowner Permission Required Extra Antlerless Season

Hunt Area 39X
Elk Controlled Hunt 2167 300 Tags

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

10/1/2014 - 12/31/2014

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.

  • Very limited access due to few roads, and private property. Only a portion of the unit is open to hunting
  • 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

Landowner Permission Required see page 111 of the Big Game Regulations for details on applying (http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/cms/hunt/rules/bg/ch.pdf).

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Hunt Area Legend Key Item Hunt Area Location

Hunt Area

Hunt Area 39X
That portion of Unit 39 within the following boundary: Beginning at the junction of I-84 and Blacks Creek Road, then east on Blacks Creek Rd to the point where Road 189A intersect the Blacks Creek Road, then east on Road 189A to the intersection with Road 189A3, then south on Road 189A3 to USFS Trail No. 500, then southeast on Trail No. 500 to the point it intersects with Road 167D, then southeast on Road 167D until it interesects the Danskin Lookout Rd (Forest Service Rd 167), then south on the Danskin Lookout Rd to Foothill Rd, then south on Foothill Rd to Martha Ave., then west on Martha Ave to I-84, then northwest on I-84 to the point of beginning. Area Size: 114,400 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 39


Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2016 2191 39-1X 106 77 73 504 77
2015 2191 39-1X 238 204 86 922 204
2014 2167 39X* 210 101 48 1095 101
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 56.97 percent Private 56.97%
Graph illustrating 29.31 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 29.31%
Graph illustrating 11.04 percent State of Idaho 11.04%
Graph illustrating 2 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 2%
Graph illustrating 0.69 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.69%

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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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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 98.17% Rangeland 98.17 %
Graph illustrating 1.25% Dryland Agriculture 1.25 %
Graph illustrating 0.57% Irrigated-Sprinkler 0.57 %
Graph illustrating 0.07% Forest 0.07 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources