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.

8/30/2019 - 9/30/2019

Species
Elk (Cervus canadensis)
Either-sex Elk
Either sex may be taken.
Archery
Archery 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.

Units 70, 71, 72, 73, 73A and 74
All of Units 70, 71, 72, 73, 73A and 74. Area Size: 2,395,190 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 70 71 72 73 73A 74

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 Archery 70 5 93 5 593 5 0 100
2018 Archery 71 11 68 16.7 549 11 0 50
2018 Archery 72 19 196 9.7 1474 19 30.2 30.2
2018 Archery 73 22 216 10 1570 22 0 47
2018 Archery 73A 22 100 21.9 652 22 0 100
2018 Archery 74 30 177 17 1461 30 19 43.1
2017 Archery 70 0 67 0 318
2017 Archery 71 2 72 2.2 499 2 0 100
2017 Archery 72 30 176 17.3 1444 25 6 0 29.8
2017 Archery 73 25 188 13.2 1948 19 6 0 69.5
2017 Archery 73A 8 48 16.2 349 8 0 24.8
2017 Archery 74 20 125 16.2 1036 20 0 92.2
2016 Archery 70 0 51 0 338
2016 Archery 71 0 72 0 587
2016 Archery 72 12 166 7.5 1596 9 4 33.3 16.7
2016 Archery 73 13 144 9 1400 13 0 11.5
2016 Archery 73A 7 57 12.8 436 2 6 0 0
2016 Archery 74 33 135 24.1 1118 33 35.4 64.6
2015 Archery 70 5 61 9 359 5 0 100
2015 Archery 71 21 108 20 720 13 8 0 80
2015 Archery 72 24 145 16 1129 21 3 12.5 25
2015 Archery 73 16 100 16 741 16 16.7 50
2015 Archery 73A 13 45 29 317 13 0 80
2015 Archery 74 21 177 12 1126 21 0 62.5
2014 Archery 70 2 53 4 395 2 0 100
2014 Archery 71 9 92 10 557 8 2 0 50
2014 Archery 72 23 113 20 821 15 8 0 75
2014 Archery 73 13 92 14 653 11 2 33.3 33.3
2014 Archery 73A 2 21 9 147 2 0 100
2014 Archery 74 17 117 15 851 15 2 0 75
2013 Archery 70 2 56 3.6 249 2 0 100
2013 Archery 71 11 50 21.2 267 11 0 81
2013 Archery 72 9 82 10.4 539 8 1 26.5 60.3
2013 Archery 73 9 102 8.8 976 9 11.1 77.8
2013 Archery 73A 1 35 2.9 280 1 0 100
2013 Archery 74 2 81 2.5 700 2 50 50
2012 Archery 70 9 53 16.5 223 9 44.3 44.3
2012 Archery 71 11 66 16.3 357 11 9.2 63.2
2012 Archery 72 15 82 18.3 598 9 6 0 55.6
2012 Archery 73 16 101 16.2 778 16 0 53
2012 Archery 73A 0 13 72
2012 Archery 74 13 109 11.7 912 12 1 0 58.5
2011 Archery 70 6 50 11.1 364 6 0 35.9
2011 Archery 71 8 54 14 268 8 47.2 39.6
2011 Archery 72 9 97 9.4 845 6 4 17.9 82.1
2011 Archery 73 12 81 15 660 11 1 0 91
2011 Archery 73A 6 0 17
2011 Archery 74 11 116 9.6 828 11 26.4 13.2
2010 Archery 70 3 39 7.7 234 3 33.3 33.3
2010 Archery 71 13 64 20.7 312 13 0 57.5
2010 Archery 72 13 60 22.1 433 7 7 15 0
2010 Archery 73 5 100 5 720 5 0 40
2010 Archery 73A 1 11 9.4 93 1 0 100
2010 Archery 74 11 98 11.5 615 11 8.8 91.2
2009 Archery 70 10 60 16.4 541 10 79.7 20.3
2009 Archery 71 3 37 8.2 184 3 0 66.7
2009 Archery 72 3 71 4.2 518 3 66.7 0
2009 Archery 73 11 94 11.5 674 11 0 9.2
2009 Archery 73A 0 15 0 97 0 0 0 0
2009 Archery 74 18 107 16.7 1010 15 3 6.7 13.5
2008 Archery 70 2 33 6.1 277 2 0 0 50
2008 Archery 71 1 71 1.4 476 1 0 0 0
2008 Archery 72 1 49 2 364 1 0 0 100
2008 Archery 73 4 108 3.7 834 3 1 0 33.3
2008 Archery 73A 0 5 0 19 0 0
2008 Archery 74 22 138 15.6 1193 20 2 42.3 5.1
2007 Archery 70 8 41 18.8 266 1 7 0 100
2007 Archery 71 3 42 7.2 259 2 1 0 50
2007 Archery 72 3 90 3.3 639 2 1 0 50
2007 Archery 73 6 67 9 693 6 16.7 50
2007 Archery 73A 0 16 0 97
2007 Archery 74 12 105 11.1 864 11 1 9.3 18.7
2006 Archery 70 3 39 7.7 2 1 0 50
2006 Archery 71 28 0 0
2006 Archery 72 5 51 9.8 4 1 0 25
2006 Archery 73 24 96 25 7 17 28.6 42.9
2006 Archery 73A 13 0 0
2006 Archery 74 7 90 7.8 7 28.6 28.6
2005 Archery 70 3 38 7.9 149 3 0 33.3 33.3
2005 Archery 71 3 50 6 401 3 0 0 33.3
2005 Archery 72 7 69 10.2 613 4 3 50 50
2005 Archery 73 5 80 6.2 774 2 3 0 0
2005 Archery 73A 1 17 5.9 141 1 0 0 100
2005 Archery 74 3 69 4.3 494 3 0 0 33.3
2004 Archery 70 1 41 2.4 147 1 0 0 0
2004 Archery 71 2 49 4.1 249 2 0 0 50
2004 Archery 72 4 79 5.1 471 3 1 33.3 66.7
2004 Archery 73 4 68 5.9 747 3 1 0 0
2004 Archery 73A 0 6 0 41 0 0 0 0
2004 Archery 74 7 77 9.1 893 6 1 16.7 33.3
2003 Archery 70 2 37 5 202 2 0 0 100
2003 Archery 71 0 57 0 343 0 0 0 0
2003 Archery 72 1 68 1 514 1 0 100 0
2003 Archery 73 5 94 5 1011 4 1 0 25
2003 Archery 73A 0 8 0 42 0 0 0 0
2003 Archery 74 8 74 11 640 6 1 0 100
2002 Archery 70 4 44 9 319 3 1 0 0
2002 Archery 71 0 76 0 511 0 0 0 0
2002 Archery 72 7 78 9 545 5 2 0 60
2002 Archery 73 7 84 8 579 6 1 20 40
2002 Archery 73A 0 8 0 37 0 0 0 0
2002 Archery 74 7 98 7 749 6 1 17 33
2001 Archery 70 2 63 3 271 2 0 0 100
2001 Archery 71 2 89 2 605 2 0 50 50
2001 Archery 72 3 80 4 381 2 1 0 0
2001 Archery 73 4 89 5 625 3 1 0 67
2001 Archery 73A 2 10 21 24 1 1 0 0
2001 Archery 74 9 104 8 764 6 3 17 33
2000 Archery 70 0 0 0 33 33
2000 Archery 71 4 1 3 36 9
2000 Archery 72 2 1 1 48 15
2000 Archery 73 4 2 2 45 14
2000 Archery 73A 0 0 0 0 0
2000 Archery 74 4 2 2 29 36
Source: Harvest Statistics Database compiled from Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

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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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 56.13 percent Private 1,344,336 acres   56.1%
Graph illustrating 13.96 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 334,260 acres   14%
Graph illustrating 10.88 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 260,553 acres   10.9%
Graph illustrating 6.71 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 160,766 acres   6.7%
Graph illustrating 6.19 percent State of Idaho 148,182 acres   6.2%
Graph illustrating 4.53 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 108,614 acres   4.5%
Graph illustrating 0.87 percent U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 20,822 acres   0.9%
Graph illustrating 0.38 percent U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 9,098 acres   0.4%
Graph illustrating 0.2 percent Other 4,894 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.14 percent State of Idaho 3,396 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent Other 140 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 3 acres   0%

Make your own map of Units 70, 71, 72, 73, 73A and 74 Elk A Tag - Bannock Zone
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.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.