Elk General A Tag Season

Units 70, 71, 72, 73, 73A and 74
Elk A Tag - Bannock Zone Unlimited Tags

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

12/1/2018 - 12/31/2018

Species
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.
Muzzleloader
Muzzleloader ONLY.

Restrictions
  • 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 idfg.idaho.gov/hunt/access/motorized-vehicles

Motorized Hunting Rule applies in Units 70, 72 and 73.

Map

Units 70, 71, 72, 73, 73A and 74
All of Units 70, 71, 72, 73, 73A and 74. Area Size: 2,395,189 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 70 71 72 73 73A 74

Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 Muzzleloader 70 0 2 0 4
2018 Muzzleloader 71 0 19 0 53
2018 Muzzleloader 72 6 58 9.8 308 6
2018 Muzzleloader 73 11 64 17.8 263 11
2018 Muzzleloader 73A 0 11 0 80
2018 Muzzleloader 74 15 70 21.4 355 15
2017 Muzzleloader 70 2 25 7.6 65 2
2017 Muzzleloader 71 0 10 0 17
2017 Muzzleloader 72 0 59 0 329
2017 Muzzleloader 73 8 21 36.3 89 8
2017 Muzzleloader 73A 0 19 0 62
2017 Muzzleloader 74 0 42 0 162
2016 Muzzleloader 70 6 15 38.7 60 6
2016 Muzzleloader 71 6 6 100 17 6
2016 Muzzleloader 72 12 36 31.9 210 12
2016 Muzzleloader 73 0 17 0 121
2016 Muzzleloader 73A 0 6 0 6
2016 Muzzleloader 74 0 19 0 54
2015 Muzzleloader 70 8 0 37
2015 Muzzleloader 71 3 0 3
2015 Muzzleloader 72 11 34 31 108 11
2015 Muzzleloader 73 26 0 71
2015 Muzzleloader 73A 8 0 40
2015 Muzzleloader 74 3 45 6 166 3
2014 Muzzleloader 70 0 6 0 19
2014 Muzzleloader 71 0 23 0 72
2014 Muzzleloader 72 0 19 0 68
2014 Muzzleloader 73 2 6 33 13 2
2014 Muzzleloader 73A 0 6 0 19
2014 Muzzleloader 74 2 26 7 94 2
2013 Muzzleloader 70 0 14 0 33
2013 Muzzleloader 71 0 5 0 14
2013 Muzzleloader 72 0 7 0 46
2013 Muzzleloader 73 0 35 0 128
2013 Muzzleloader 73A 0 12 0 61
2013 Muzzleloader 74 0 44 0 257
2012 Muzzleloader 70 1 11 9.3 25 1
2012 Muzzleloader 71 0 14 43
2012 Muzzleloader 72 1 24 4.1 93 1
2012 Muzzleloader 73 1 27 3.7 74 1
2012 Muzzleloader 73A 0 7 30
2012 Muzzleloader 74 3 25 11.8 108 3
2011 Muzzleloader 70 8 0 20
2011 Muzzleloader 71 8 0 19
2011 Muzzleloader 72 19 0 64
2011 Muzzleloader 73 18 0 60
2011 Muzzleloader 73A 11 0 28
2011 Muzzleloader 74 2 31 6.4 115 2
2010 Muzzleloader 70 1 0 4 0 0 0 0
2010 Muzzleloader 71 1 3 33.3 13 1 0 0
2010 Muzzleloader 72 3 15 20.5 49 3 0 0
2010 Muzzleloader 73 1 19 5.3 58 1 0 0
2010 Muzzleloader 73A 6 0 9 0 0 0 0
2010 Muzzleloader 74 6 23 25.7 70 6 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 70 0 5 0 8 0 0 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 71 1 11 9.2 25 1 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 72 0 18 0 78 0 0 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 73 0 5 0 19 0 0 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 73A 0 3 0 10 0 0 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 74 0 26 0 158 0 0 0 0
2008 Muzzleloader 70 0 4 0 16 0 0
2008 Muzzleloader 71 1 26 3.9 72 0 1
2008 Muzzleloader 72 0 16 0 63 0 0
2008 Muzzleloader 73 0 7 0 17 0 0
2008 Muzzleloader 73A 0 1 0 5 0 0
2008 Muzzleloader 74 0 31 0 138 0 0
2007 Muzzleloader 70 0 5 0 8
2007 Muzzleloader 71 0 3 0 9
2007 Muzzleloader 72 0 13 0 44
2007 Muzzleloader 73 0 11 0 23
2007 Muzzleloader 73A 0 1 0 2
2007 Muzzleloader 74 0 29 0 108
2006 Muzzleloader 70 4 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 71 5 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 72 20 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 73 12 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 73A 2 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 74 2 36 5.6 2 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 70 13 0 31 0 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 71 13 0 31 0 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 72 1 29 3.4 97 1 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 73 20 0 69 0 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 73A
2005 Muzzleloader 74 3 43 7 155 3 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 70 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 71 3 26 11.5 74 1 2 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 72 1 29 3.4 129 0 1 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 73 0 26 0 107 0 0 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 73A 0 3 0 9 0 0 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 74 0 58 0 200 0 0 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 70 0 20 0 69 0 0 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 71 0 17 0 65 0 0 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 72 1 46 2 204 0 1 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 73 2 50 4 165 0 2 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 73A 0 4 0 13 0 0 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 74 2 53 4 237 0 2 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 70 1 24 4 72 0 1 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 71 0 19 0 72 0 0 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 72 2 59 3 263 0 2 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 73 2 59 3 248 0 2 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 73A 0 7 0 18 0 0 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 74 1 49 2 165 0 1 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 70 0 51 0 97 0 0 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 71 1 77 1 235 0 1 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 72 2 116 2 384 1 1 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 73 15 107 14 374 0 15 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 73A 1 14 8 23 0 1 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 74 5 107 5 314 0 5 0 0
2000 Muzzleloader 70 2 0 2 33 33
2000 Muzzleloader 71 4 1 3 36 9
2000 Muzzleloader 72 25 9 16 48 15
2000 Muzzleloader 73 11 5 6 45 14
2000 Muzzleloader 73A 0 0 0 0 0
2000 Muzzleloader 74 7 3 4 29 36
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.

Where to purchase

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