Elk General A Tag Season

Hunt Area Bear River A Tag
Elk A Tag - Bear River Zone Unlimited Tags

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

12/1/2019 - 12/31/2019

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

Hunt Area Bear River A Tag
All of Units 75, 77 and 78. Area Size: 567,652 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 75 77 78

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 Muzzleloader 75 0 88 0 365
2018 Muzzleloader 77 6 43 14.3 221 6
2018 Muzzleloader 78 0 46 0 130
2017 Muzzleloader 75 7 73 9.5 379 7
2017 Muzzleloader 77 0 23 0 49
2017 Muzzleloader 78 0 32 0 134
2016 Muzzleloader 75 19 78 24.3 394 19
2016 Muzzleloader 77 6 40 14 100 6
2016 Muzzleloader 78 20 51 39.3 347 20
2015 Muzzleloader 75 5 37 14 138 5
2015 Muzzleloader 77 16 42 38 164 16
2015 Muzzleloader 78 26 0 122
2014 Muzzleloader 75 0 47 0 313
2014 Muzzleloader 77 0 24 0 177
2014 Muzzleloader 78 6 30 20 160 6
2013 Muzzleloader 75 0 76 0 502
2013 Muzzleloader 77 0 40 0 257
2013 Muzzleloader 78 9 57 15.2 332 9
2012 Muzzleloader 75 32 138 23.4 897 32
2012 Muzzleloader 77 10 31 31 156 10
2012 Muzzleloader 78 9 53 16.7 217 9
2011 Muzzleloader 75 8 102 7.8 542 8
2011 Muzzleloader 77 9 38 23.7 164 4 5 0 0
2011 Muzzleloader 78 5 65 7.7 364 5
2010 Muzzleloader 75 22 75 28.8 418 22 0 0
2010 Muzzleloader 77 16 50 31.1 213 16 0 0
2010 Muzzleloader 78 11 50 22.8 284 11 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 75 1 56 1.8 237 1 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 77 4 18 22.2 105 4 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 78 2 31 6.5 223 2 0 0
2008 Muzzleloader 75 6 82 7.3 631 0 6
2008 Muzzleloader 77 4 59 6.8 199 0 4
2008 Muzzleloader 78 2 29 6.9 135 0 2
2007 Muzzleloader 75 7 76 9.2 456 1 6 100 0
2007 Muzzleloader 77 0 30 0 98
2007 Muzzleloader 78 2 19 10.5 121 2
2006 Muzzleloader 75 1 103 1 1 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 77 22 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 78 3 34 8.8 3 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 75 24 84 28.6 379 24 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 77 3 21 14.3 106 3 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 78 8 48 16.7 236 8 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 75 8 95 8.4 449 1 7 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 77 1 31 3.2 138 0 1 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 78 0 62 0 308 0 0 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 75 16 162 10 716 3 13 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 77 1 50 2 194 0 1 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 78 6 77 8 386 0 6 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 75 8 220 4 1186 0 8 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 77 2 64 3 187 0 2 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 78 5 99 5 628 1 4 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 75 47 221 21 970 6 41 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 77 12 85 14 229 0 12 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 78 18 97 19 414 1 17 0 0
2000 Muzzleloader 75 14 6 8 45 9
2000 Muzzleloader 77 5 3 2 39 22
2000 Muzzleloader 78 13 8 5 22 14
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 47.68 percent Private 270,652 acres   47.7%
Graph illustrating 46.46 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 263,734 acres   46.5%
Graph illustrating 3.72 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 21,117 acres   3.7%
Graph illustrating 1.39 percent State of Idaho 7,886 acres   1.4%
Graph illustrating 0.37 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 2,086 acres   0.4%
Graph illustrating 0.35 percent State of Idaho 1,991 acres   0.4%

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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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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.