Elk General A Tag Season

Units 4, 7, and 9
Elk A Tag - Panhandle Zone Unlimited Tags

Non-resident tag quota of 12,815 total elk tags. See the Nonresident Tag Quotas for availability.

11/20/2018 - 12/1/2018

Species
Elk (Cervus canadensis)
Antlered Elk
Only elk with at least one antler longer than 6 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlered elk only. In antlered or spike-only seasons, antlers much accompany the carcass while in transit.
Muzzleloader
Muzzleloader ONLY.

Restrictions

No special restrictions.

Map

Units 4, 7, and 9
All of Units 4, 7, and 9. Area Size: 1,277,313 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 4 7 9

Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2017 Muzzleloader 4 17 581 2.9 2179 15 2 100 0
2017 Muzzleloader 7 15 94 16.3 414 15 44.6 44.6
2016 Muzzleloader 4 45 689 6.5 2754 45 43.4 21.5
2016 Muzzleloader 7 0 6 0 29
2015 Muzzleloader 4 78 1253 6 3837 78 40 0
2015 Muzzleloader 7
2015 Muzzleloader 9 38 0 38
2014 Muzzleloader 4 50 668 8 2172 50 50 0
2014 Muzzleloader 7 0 0
2014 Muzzleloader 9 0 25 0 50
2013 Muzzleloader 4 39 756 5.2 2780 39 39.3 26.6
2013 Muzzleloader 7 0 5 0 18
2013 Muzzleloader 9 0 0
2012 Muzzleloader 4 25 769 3.2 2755 25 35.9 8.1
2012 Muzzleloader 7 0 2 7
2011 Muzzleloader 4 57 905 6.3 3957 57 43.5 20.3
2011 Muzzleloader 7 10 104 9.4 409 10 40.8 48.9
2011 Muzzleloader 9 14 0 47
2010 Muzzleloader 4 86 781 11 2854 86 56.4 17.5
2010 Muzzleloader 7 23 155 14.6 537 23 66.7 28.9
2010 Muzzleloader 9 17 0 100 0 0 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 4 31 811 3.8 3062 30 1 13.3 16.7
2009 Muzzleloader 7 11 149 7.4 666 11 18.2 27.3
2009 Muzzleloader 9 0 8 0 19 0 0 0 0
2008 Muzzleloader 4 30 863 3.5 3686 30 0 33.3 13.3
2008 Muzzleloader 7 13 141 9.2 777 13 0 23.1 23.1
2008 Muzzleloader 9 0 12 0 61 0 0
2007 Muzzleloader 4 39 690 5.7 3358 39 30.7 17.9
2007 Muzzleloader 7 42 225 18.8 1191 42 18.7 21.8
2007 Muzzleloader 9 0 14 0 42
2006 Muzzleloader 4 92 775 11.9 90 35.6 44.4
2006 Muzzleloader 7 27 230 11.7 27 44.4 22.2
2006 Muzzleloader 9 1 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 4 30 738 4.1 3418 29 1 44.8 17.2
2005 Muzzleloader 7 30 226 13.3 1124 28 2 35.7 14.3
2005 Muzzleloader 9 1 6 16.7 19 1 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 4 17 712 2.4 3100 17 0 52.9 17.6
2004 Muzzleloader 7 21 213 9.9 917 21 0 57.1 19
2004 Muzzleloader 9 0 4 0 11 0 0 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 4 28 809 3 3250 27 1 43 30
2003 Muzzleloader 7 29 204 14 818 29 0 31 23
2003 Muzzleloader 9 1 1 100 1 0 1 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 4 18 813 2 3292 18 0 25 19
2002 Muzzleloader 7 20 216 9 921 20 0 53 12
2002 Muzzleloader 9 0 5 0 21 0 0 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 4 22 704 3 2278 21 1 40 5
2001 Muzzleloader 7 16 211 8 617 15 1 36 21
2001 Muzzleloader 9 0 21 0 24 0 0 0 0
2000 Muzzleloader 4 20 14 6 32 23
2000 Muzzleloader 7 12 8 4 29 26
2000 Muzzleloader 9 0 0 0 10 45
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
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Elk Tag
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag
  • Adult Elk Tag
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

A valid hunting license is required for all hunting and trapping activities.
* Indicates this item is optional.

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