Elk General A Tag Season

Hunt Area Beaverhead A Tag
Elk A Tag - Beaverhead 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
  • CAUTION - Archers: "Any weapon" antlerless elk hunts or muzzleloader controlled hunts will be open, on or within 1 mile of private fields on which cultivated crops are currently growing, in all or parts of this zone.

Hunt Area Beaverhead A Tag
All of Units 30, 30A, 58, 59 and 59A. Area Size: 1,303,686 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 30 30A 58 59 59A

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 Archery 30 34 216 15.7 1433 23 11 50 22.2
2018 Archery 30A 86 368 23.4 2631 52 35 0 50
2018 Archery 58 49 211 23.1 1626 46 3 21.7 42.3
2018 Archery 59 61 472 12.9 4171 43 18 26.2 59.4
2018 Archery 59A 51 302 17 2336 35 16 13.9 71.5
2017 Archery 30 38 261 14.5 1778 28 10 24.7 25.6
2017 Archery 30A 50 318 15.9 2322 40 10 10.4 21.3
2017 Archery 58 30 181 16.3 1493 28 1 19.6 20.6
2017 Archery 59 51 420 12.1 3649 26 25 0 39.2
2017 Archery 59A 25 159 15.8 990 17 8 16.7 66.6
2016 Archery 30 46 168 27.1 1256 39 6 6.4 55.1
2016 Archery 30A 49 245 20.1 1915 38 11 36.5 20.1
2016 Archery 58 26 152 17.1 1054 21 5 0 62.6
2016 Archery 59 74 463 16 3971 41 33 29.9 14.8
2016 Archery 59A 23 181 12.6 1334 17 6 0 92.6
2015 Archery 30 26 202 13 1334 26 18.2 36.4
2015 Archery 30A 67 273 24 2073 57 10 0 70.8
2015 Archery 58 36 169 21 1122 31 5 30.8 61.5
2015 Archery 59 52 456 11 3709 33 19 7.1 42.9
2015 Archery 59A 29 190 15 1429 21 7 11.1 55.6
2014 Archery 30 36 189 19 1341 32 4 11.1 50
2014 Archery 30A 61 245 25 1773 52 9 13.8 51.7
2014 Archery 58 21 132 16 1003 21 0 75
2014 Archery 59 79 368 21 3058 54 25 23.3 20
2014 Archery 59A 29 175 16 1223 23 5 7.7 46.2
2013 Archery 30 20 130 15.1 862 18 2 5.7 52.8
2013 Archery 30A 30 202 14.8 1536 29 1 13.8 42.5
2013 Archery 58 34 106 31.9 731 33 1 6.1 61.6
2013 Archery 59 63 418 15 3102 31 32 16.3 36.9
2013 Archery 59A 31 141 21.6 986 27 4 20 26.3
2012 Archery 30 35 146 23.7 1127 27 7 7.3 52.1
2012 Archery 30A 48 250 19.1 1799 37 11 8.2 21.9
2012 Archery 58 24 139 17.6 820 16 8 18.4 24.6
2012 Archery 59 51 350 14.5 2980 36 15 8.4 42.6
2012 Archery 59A 31 163 18.9 1008 17 13 23.8 41
2011 Archery 30 18 120 15.2 910 15 3 20.2 46.5
2011 Archery 30A 36 222 16.2 1721 30 6 28.5 50.1
2011 Archery 58 18 114 15.9 718 17 1 35.4 47.1
2011 Archery 59 57 303 18.9 2244 34 20 21.1 24.3
2011 Archery 59A 28 147 19.2 1051 18 10 55.8 5.5
2010 Archery 30 28 138 20.3 1017 18 9 28.4 60.8
2010 Archery 30A 39 238 16.4 1901 31 8 6.5 47.9
2010 Archery 58 21 148 14.3 1066 18 3 11.1 77.7
2010 Archery 59 42 273 15.5 2011 31 11 27.4 43.5
2010 Archery 59A 26 168 15.8 1209 19 7 37.2 41.1
2009 Archery 30 27 154 17.8 1034 17 11 46.1 24
2009 Archery 30A 42 227 18.4 1579 36 6 11.2 60.8
2009 Archery 58 19 113 16.5 902 17 2 6 30
2009 Archery 59 46 241 19.1 2358 29 17 46.6 10.2
2009 Archery 59A 24 167 14.2 1160 21 3 9.7 24.2
2008 Archery 30 17 110 15.5 821 13 4 7.7 23.1
2008 Archery 30A 33 252 13.1 2104 28 5 7.1 37.5
2008 Archery 58 8 153 5.2 923 8 0 12.5 50
2008 Archery 59 41 272 15.1 2173 29 12 3.4 24.1
2008 Archery 59A 29 134 21.6 1103 21 8 14.3 42.9
2007 Archery 30 22 160 13.8 1219 19 3 47.7 26.2
2007 Archery 30A 38 174 21.8 1142 29 9 18.4 18.4
2007 Archery 58 18 96 18.8 674 17 1 47.4 23.4
2007 Archery 59 31 250 12.5 2109 19 11 26.6 20.8
2007 Archery 59A 18 131 13.8 1071 11 6 20 50
2006 Archery 30 19 141 13.5 7 11 0 28.6
2006 Archery 30A 19 184 10.3 13 6 18.2 18.2
2006 Archery 58 16 118 13.6 11 4 30 60
2006 Archery 59 30 207 14.5 20 10 21.1 26.3
2006 Archery 59A 18 118 15.3 12 5 36.4 45.5
2005 Archery 30 26 104 25.1 863 24 2 8.3 37.5
2005 Archery 30A 29 170 16.8 1309 19 10 21.1 36.8
2005 Archery 58 16 101 15.4 593 8 8 0 37.5
2005 Archery 59 30 181 16.3 1426 22 8 9.3 76.8
2005 Archery 59A 12 119 10.1 918 12 0 33.3 41.7
2004 Archery 30 34 108 31.5 864 30 4 6.7 23.3
2004 Archery 30A 60 247 24.3 1472 54 6 5.6 9.3
2004 Archery 58 22 146 15.1 1072 19 3 10.5 0
2004 Archery 59 35 235 14.9 2211 31 4 6.5 71
2004 Archery 59A 13 93 14 790 12 0 8.3 58.3
2003 Archery 30 17 104 16 807 15 2 7 27
2003 Archery 30A 23 150 15 1045 15 7 20 47
2003 Archery 58 10 75 13 503 8 2 38 38
2003 Archery 59 13 163 8 1497 7 6 14 43
2003 Archery 59A 19 88 22 601 15 3 20 40
2002 Archery 30 8 111 7 862 8 0 0 63
2002 Archery 30A 19 118 16 807 10 9 22 22
2002 Archery 58 11 79 14 502 9 2 0 44
2002 Archery 59 19 144 13 1168 14 5 15 46
2002 Archery 59A 9 77 12 564 9 0 22 56
2001 Archery 30 11 58 18 471 9 2 25 38
2001 Archery 30A 17 89 19 582 9 8 38 25
2001 Archery 58 10 74 13 566 7 3 0 43
2001 Archery 59 22 141 16 1054 12 10 18 36
2001 Archery 59A 17 65 26 452 13 4 25 33
2000 Archery 30 11 8 3 66 10
2000 Archery 30A 22 12 10 73 8
2000 Archery 58 4 3 1 94 0
2000 Archery 59 15 12 3 73 16
2000 Archery 59A 7 6 1 86 9
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 43.48 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 566,802 acres   43.5%
Graph illustrating 37.03 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 482,735 acres   37%
Graph illustrating 14.79 percent Private 192,762 acres   14.8%
Graph illustrating 2.28 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 29,717 acres   2.3%
Graph illustrating 2.19 percent State of Idaho 28,542 acres   2.2%
Graph illustrating 0.12 percent Other 1,585 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent State of Idaho 198 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent Other 134 acres   0%

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Access Yes! Properties

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.