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.

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

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 Archery 75 32 226 14.3 1558 29 4 27.2 36.4
2018 Archery 77 8 153 5 1154 8 0 19.5
2018 Archery 78 41 313 13.2 2184 34 8 9.6 40.4
2017 Archery 75 37 266 13.9 1569 34 3 30.2 32.2
2017 Archery 77 17 166 10.5 1227 10 7 67.1 16.5
2017 Archery 78 23 252 9.1 2094 23 0 11.8
2016 Archery 75 25 199 12.8 1392 13 12 0 26.3
2016 Archery 77 19 116 16.1 676 19 0 33.3
2016 Archery 78 20 278 7.3 2486 14 6 0 44.5
2015 Archery 75 21 198 11 1662 16 5 33.3 33.3
2015 Archery 77 21 217 10 1757 21 0 100
2015 Archery 78 37 254 15 1953 26 11 20 60
2014 Archery 75 47 212 22 1526 38 9 30.8 30.8
2014 Archery 77 24 159 15 1216 24 25 25
2014 Archery 78 26 212 12 1699 15 11 0 40
2013 Archery 75 25 191 12.9 1223 21 4 9.7 19.4
2013 Archery 77 3 99 3 762 3 0 66.7
2013 Archery 78 12 189 6.1 1581 10 2 10.4 10.4
2012 Archery 75 15 164 9.1 1184 13 2 30.8 30.8
2012 Archery 77 11 113 9.6 717 11 9.2 81.5
2012 Archery 78 20 204 9.7 1546 17 3 23.8 46.5
2011 Archery 75 30 177 16.8 1492 25 5 20.2 36.3
2011 Archery 77 5 97 5.2 588 4 1 0 0
2011 Archery 78 29 161 17.9 1372 20 9 79.8 0
2010 Archery 75 21 145 14.1 1035 19 2 16.9 22.3
2010 Archery 77 6 80 7.5 562 3 3 33.3 33.3
2010 Archery 78 19 156 12.3 1206 16 3 19.3 24.6
2009 Archery 75 20 173 11.4 1432 18 2 0 22.7
2009 Archery 77 21 131 15.7 835 20 1 0 59.2
2009 Archery 78 42 148 28.6 1140 27 16 22.5 15
2008 Archery 75 13 150 8.6 1300 8 5 37.5 25
2008 Archery 77 4 105 3.8 1405 4 0 0 25
2008 Archery 78 18 153 11.7 1407 13 5 30.8 30.8
2007 Archery 75 15 126 11.9 890 15 6.7 40
2007 Archery 77 12 84 14.3 496 10 2 22.2 11.1
2007 Archery 78 11 114 9.7 1051 10 1 20 20
2006 Archery 75 10 140 7.1 7 3 42.9 28.6
2006 Archery 77 4 73 5.5 2 2 0 0
2006 Archery 78 13 116 11.2 11 2 18.2 9.1
2005 Archery 75 14 102 13.7 673 11 3 27.3 18.2
2005 Archery 77 2 78 2.6 552 2 0 0 0
2005 Archery 78 17 97 17.5 771 14 3 28.6 35.7
2004 Archery 75 16 174 9.2 1077 13 3 38.5 30.8
2004 Archery 77 8 69 11.6 668 7 1 28.6 28.6
2004 Archery 78 16 137 11.7 1098 14 2 28.6 28.6
2003 Archery 75 14 189 7 1306 10 4 10 30
2003 Archery 77 9 88 10 712 7 2 0 29
2003 Archery 78 18 108 17 946 12 5 33 42
2002 Archery 75 10 196 5 1266 5 5 20 20
2002 Archery 77 5 82 6 575 3 2 0 67
2002 Archery 78 14 126 11 932 11 3 10 40
2001 Archery 75 19 156 12 1100 16 3 36 21
2001 Archery 77 11 80 13 502 9 2 13 13
2001 Archery 78 13 114 11 895 11 2 30 20
2000 Archery 75 12 5 7 45 9
2000 Archery 77 9 5 4 39 22
2000 Archery 78 11 6 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.

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.