Elk General A Tag Season

Hunt Area Panhandle A Tag
Elk A Tag - Panhandle Zone Unlimited Tags

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

10/25/2018 - 10/29/2018

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.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

Restrictions

No special restrictions.

Map

Hunt Area Panhandle A Tag
All of Units 1, 2, 3, 4, 4A, 5, 6, 7 and 9. Area Size: 4,978,864 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 1 2 3 4 4A 5 6 7 9

Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2017 Any Weapon 1 407 3188 12.8 17347 236 172 35.1 18.6
2017 Any Weapon 2 94 1428 6.6 7044 53 42 51.3 33.2
2017 Any Weapon 3 281 2302 12.2 10772 189 92 38.7 18.5
2017 Any Weapon 4 491 4127 11.9 20914 321 170 37 20.4
2017 Any Weapon 4A 70 415 16.9 1953 38 32 46.3 18.2
2017 Any Weapon 5 338 1633 20.7 8414 208 130 51.6 5.7
2017 Any Weapon 6 482 2339 20.6 12844 257 224 54.5 6.7
2017 Any Weapon 7 72 428 16.7 2048 72 19 11.7
2017 Any Weapon 9 28 113 25.1 457 28 24.4 24.1
2016 Any Weapon 1 331 2780 11.9 14394 331 38 24.1
2016 Any Weapon 2 104 1109 9.4 5935 104 59.4 11.2
2016 Any Weapon 3 201 1868 10.8 8441 201 40.8 9.9
2016 Any Weapon 4 423 3298 12.8 17388 423 42.2 11.7
2016 Any Weapon 4A 32 365 8.8 1583 32 63.1 0
2016 Any Weapon 5 151 1118 13.5 5584 151 43.3 3.8
2016 Any Weapon 6 414 1918 21.6 10896 412 1 39.1 16.7
2016 Any Weapon 7 69 440 15.6 2379 69 14.5 24.3
2016 Any Weapon 9 7 94 7.1 551 7 38.6 42.1
2015 Any Weapon 1 318 2930 11 15359 318 16.8 35.7
2015 Any Weapon 2 957 0 4472
2015 Any Weapon 3 151 2263 7 10314 151 25 25
2015 Any Weapon 4 523 3729 14 19527 523 14.5 7.2
2015 Any Weapon 4A 76 371 20 1477 76 50 50
2015 Any Weapon 5 53 1284 4 5369 53 70.7 0
2015 Any Weapon 6 334 2065 16 11351 334 45.3 27.3
2015 Any Weapon 7 113 614 18 3662 113 33.3 33.3
2015 Any Weapon 9 91 0 630
2014 Any Weapon 1 270 2671 10 14377 270 40.7 8.1
2014 Any Weapon 2 88 1557 6 7619 88 50 0
2014 Any Weapon 3 91 1535 6 7449 91 27.6 24.1
2014 Any Weapon 4 336 3572 9 20342 336 46.7 20.6
2014 Any Weapon 4A 22 578 4 2499 22 0 0
2014 Any Weapon 5 289 1293 22 5926 289 60.9 0
2014 Any Weapon 6 289 1764 16 10316 264 25 41.7 16.7
2014 Any Weapon 7 88 446 20 3206 88 0 50
2014 Any Weapon 9 22 66 33 506 22 0 0
2013 Any Weapon 1 249 2463 10.1 12964 249 34.7 14
2013 Any Weapon 2 75 1052 7.2 4882 71 5 27.2 14.5
2013 Any Weapon 3 179 1954 9.2 8826 179 32.3 28.8
2013 Any Weapon 4 328 3672 8.9 18858 328 28.2 32.3
2013 Any Weapon 4A 37 444 8.3 2310 37 16.3 29.7
2013 Any Weapon 5 150 1102 13.7 5496 150 40.3 4
2013 Any Weapon 6 260 1684 15.5 9559 260 36.9 13
2013 Any Weapon 7 44 443 9.9 2441 44 13.5 56.4
2013 Any Weapon 9 8 136 5.9 736 8 12.5 62.5
2012 Any Weapon 1 240 2328 10.3 12555 232 8 34.9 26.8
2012 Any Weapon 2 47 861 5.5 4318 44 3 33 14.2
2012 Any Weapon 3 145 1669 8.7 7421 142 22.5 25.4
2012 Any Weapon 4 325 3687 8.8 19336 325 19.1 30.8
2012 Any Weapon 4A 33 418 7.9 1912 33 9.8 30.7
2012 Any Weapon 5 159 971 16.4 4828 155 1 38.6 9.3
2012 Any Weapon 6 226 1661 13.6 9399 226 26.5 31.3
2012 Any Weapon 7 31 415 7.4 2307 31 0 36.6
2012 Any Weapon 9 12 118 10.3 644 12 8.2 32.8
2011 Any Weapon 1 379 3069 12.3 18635 233 144 37.2 22.2
2011 Any Weapon 2 62 1125 5.5 6131 40 21 30 23
2011 Any Weapon 3 260 1992 13.1 9878 165 95 45.2 16.5
2011 Any Weapon 4 586 4863 12 28773 386 199 23.4 20.3
2011 Any Weapon 4A 46 608 7.6 3316 33 13 6.1 37.9
2011 Any Weapon 5 240 1332 18 7825 145 95 33.9 8.8
2011 Any Weapon 6 271 2056 13.2 13015 180 92 23.2 26.3
2011 Any Weapon 7 24 529 4.6 3237 23 12.8 25.6
2011 Any Weapon 9 8 159 5.3 1021 8 0 88.2
2010 Any Weapon 1 390 2891 13.5 15366 263 127 34.1 26.7
2010 Any Weapon 2 62 858 7.2 3926 42 20 14.3 21.4
2010 Any Weapon 3 277 1946 14.2 9043 187 90 26.7 16
2010 Any Weapon 4 707 4439 15.9 22640 495 213 27.1 29.4
2010 Any Weapon 4A 72 606 11.9 3252 48 24 10.4 45.8
2010 Any Weapon 5 236 906 26 4588 169 67 32 15.9
2010 Any Weapon 6 436 2186 19.9 13053 265 171 26.9 19.4
2010 Any Weapon 7 76 660 11.5 3838 56 20 28.5 30.4
2010 Any Weapon 9 20 262 7.6 1542 15 5 20 59.9
2009 Any Weapon 1 321 2921 11 15158 203 118 27.8 30.8
2009 Any Weapon 2 71 967 7.3 4867 49 21 32.8 6.1
2009 Any Weapon 3 195 1665 11.7 8040 136 58 30.1 11.7
2009 Any Weapon 4 570 4304 13.2 22954 354 215 18.4 28.1
2009 Any Weapon 4A 56 484 11.6 2398 35 20 17.1 25.7
2009 Any Weapon 5 188 991 19 5525 137 51 39 6.6
2009 Any Weapon 6 374 2260 16.6 14276 230 145 20.2 21.8
2009 Any Weapon 7 79 586 13.5 3487 55 24 5.4 56.4
2009 Any Weapon 9 28 256 10.9 1739 22 6 4.5 22.7
2008 Any Weapon 1 391 3084 12.7 17933 227 162 32.2 21.6
2008 Any Weapon 2 84 1125 7.5 6966 39 44 33.3 15.4
2008 Any Weapon 3 253 2048 12.4 11595 134 118 32.1 26.1
2008 Any Weapon 4 572 4679 12.2 28584 447 124 23.5 21.5
2008 Any Weapon 4A 65 625 10.4 3658 29 35 24.1 34.5
2008 Any Weapon 5 186 1072 17.4 6835 108 76 44.4 7.4
2008 Any Weapon 6 430 2734 15.7 19887 288 140 29.9 16
2008 Any Weapon 7 99 928 10.7 5755 80 18 12.5 18.8
2008 Any Weapon 9 41 276 14.9 1548 30 11 16.7 16.7
2007 Any Weapon 1 537 2958 18.2 15770 309 227 28.4 27.8
2007 Any Weapon 2 79 1021 7.8 6077 43 33 20.5 30.8
2007 Any Weapon 3 210 1625 12.9 8003 128 81 28.7 15.6
2007 Any Weapon 4 710 4469 15.9 27878 458 248 31.8 23.5
2007 Any Weapon 4A 76 634 12 3588 37 39 21.4 46.4
2007 Any Weapon 5 273 1120 24.4 6758 160 112 40.2 11.1
2007 Any Weapon 6 698 2796 25 19338 392 303 37.2 16.9
2007 Any Weapon 7 180 1074 16.7 6938 128 52 12.1 25.2
2007 Any Weapon 9 74 319 23.1 2263 47 26 10.8 21.6
2006 Any Weapon 1 400 2832 14.1 267 110 21.1 26.7
2006 Any Weapon 2 57 861 6.6 32 15 31.2 18.8
2006 Any Weapon 3 239 1423 16.8 120 110 49.5 12.4
2006 Any Weapon 4 615 4399 14 357 226 32.9 25.4
2006 Any Weapon 4A 81 613 13.2 64 14 15 10
2006 Any Weapon 5 172 867 19.8 106 57 35.4 13.1
2006 Any Weapon 6 647 2841 22.8 395 230 36.4 19.6
2006 Any Weapon 7 192 1178 16.3 146 41 14.9 30.5
2006 Any Weapon 9 56 404 13.9 47 8 10.6 8.5
2005 Any Weapon 1 517 2657 19.5 13889 346 171 23.5 33.3
2005 Any Weapon 2 55 788 7 4020 32 23 25 28.1
2005 Any Weapon 3 234 1663 14.1 8697 139 94 51.3 21.4
2005 Any Weapon 4 618 4216 14.7 23665 373 245 30.4 25.9
2005 Any Weapon 4A 74 545 13.6 3358 42 32 16.5 18.9
2005 Any Weapon 5 176 814 21.6 4512 105 71 25.8 8.6
2005 Any Weapon 6 515 2452 21 16277 310 205 35.4 19.7
2005 Any Weapon 7 193 1108 17.4 6462 119 74 38 16.8
2005 Any Weapon 9 57 314 18.2 2263 42 15 43.3 26
2004 Any Weapon 1 333 2388 13.9 12623 237 95 28.7 30.4
2004 Any Weapon 2 59 710 8.3 3878 44 15 43.2 20.5
2004 Any Weapon 3 226 1531 14.8 7860 153 73 37.3 18.3
2004 Any Weapon 4 562 4504 12.5 27109 413 145 26.9 23.2
2004 Any Weapon 4A 74 522 14.2 2808 40 33 5 0
2004 Any Weapon 5 176 761 23.1 4116 123 53 33.3 24.4
2004 Any Weapon 6 485 2477 19.6 16367 366 118 33.9 27.9
2004 Any Weapon 7 147 1160 12.7 6849 100 47 32 25
2004 Any Weapon 9 46 344 13.4 2048 41 5 51.2 14.6
2003 Any Weapon 1 272 2383 11 12056 192 77 22 29
2003 Any Weapon 2 45 756 6 3701 34 10 26 16
2003 Any Weapon 3 140 1529 9 7023 91 48 28 26
2003 Any Weapon 4 465 4617 10 25370 346 117 28 26
2003 Any Weapon 4A 41 476 9 2361 27 13 26 30
2003 Any Weapon 5 112 819 14 4460 79 32 29 12
2003 Any Weapon 6 414 2555 16 16159 300 114 30 29
2003 Any Weapon 7 166 1282 13 6772 117 48 25 29
2003 Any Weapon 9 39 391 10 2313 28 9 12 32
2002 Any Weapon 1 194 2177 9 11207 145 49 28 19
2002 Any Weapon 2 42 695 6 3655 28 14 32 20
2002 Any Weapon 3 120 1503 8 7722 86 34 18 17
2002 Any Weapon 4 375 4443 8 26438 286 89 30 23
2002 Any Weapon 4A 34 429 8 2091 23 11 30 25
2002 Any Weapon 5 94 759 12 4371 62 32 25 13
2002 Any Weapon 6 360 2395 15 15794 231 129 36 13
2002 Any Weapon 7 112 1205 9 6838 93 19 20 16
2002 Any Weapon 9 33 412 8 2662 25 8 22 22
2001 Any Weapon 1 232 1642 14 7758 153 79 31 23
2001 Any Weapon 2 23 583 4 2678 12 11 36 9
2001 Any Weapon 3 136 1244 11 5473 76 60 26 22
2001 Any Weapon 4 378 3606 10 18758 254 124 28 24
2001 Any Weapon 4A 27 325 8 1357 16 11 27 33
2001 Any Weapon 5 94 595 16 3221 58 36 37 12
2001 Any Weapon 6 320 1815 18 10929 199 121 35 24
2001 Any Weapon 7 130 973 13 4891 93 37 35 23
2001 Any Weapon 9 66 298 22 1440 41 25 31 23
2000 Any Weapon 1 157 111 46 28 25
2000 Any Weapon 2 37 20 17 52 15
2000 Any Weapon 3 93 58 35 25 20
2000 Any Weapon 4 265 182 83 32 23
2000 Any Weapon 4A 19 14 5 30 10
2000 Any Weapon 5 76 48 28 33 11
2000 Any Weapon 6 228 155 73 23 20
2000 Any Weapon 7 70 47 23 29 26
2000 Any Weapon 9 26 20 6 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*

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