Elk General A Tag Season

Portion of Units 58,59 and 59A
Elk A Tag - Beaverhead Zone Unlimited Tags

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

8/1/2019 - 8/29/2019

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.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

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

Units 58, 59 & 59A ONLY, on or within 1 mile of private agricultural lands outside the National Forest System Boundary.

Portion of Units 58,59 and 59A
Units 58, 59, and 59A within 1 mile of private agricultural lands outside National Forest System boundary. "Private agricultural lands" are defined as private lands dedicated to growing or storing plants for profit, either currently or in the most recent growing or grazing season, in the form of pasture or stored feed for animal production, croplands, nurseries, vineyards or orchards, but which do not include private timberlands. Area Size: 516,752 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 58 59 59A

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 Any Weapon 58 0 14 0 64
2018 Any Weapon 59 0 20 0 87
2018 Any Weapon 59A 0 8 0 65
2017 Any Weapon 58 0 3 0 22
2017 Any Weapon 59 0 3 0 19
2017 Any Weapon 59A 0 12 0 53
2016 Any Weapon 59 0 16 0 110
2016 Any Weapon 59A 0 11 0 27
2015 Any Weapon 58 2 0 24
2015 Any Weapon 59 24 0 124
2015 Any Weapon 59A 5 0 17
2014 Any Weapon 58 0 2 0 21
2014 Any Weapon 59 0 18 0 104
2014 Any Weapon 59A 0 2 0 2
2013 Any Weapon 58 0 1 0 4
2013 Any Weapon 59 0 14 0 57
2013 Any Weapon 59A 0 10 0 28
2012 Any Weapon 58 0 3 9
2012 Any Weapon 59 0 15 72
2012 Any Weapon 59A 0 1 4
2011 Any Weapon 58 6 0 52
2011 Any Weapon 59 7 0 49
2011 Any Weapon 59A 1 4 24.6 57 1 0 0
2010 Any Weapon 58 1 0 14 0 0 0 0
2010 Any Weapon 59 15 0 67 0 0 0 0
2010 Any Weapon 59A 2 0 8 0 0 0 0
2009 Any Weapon 58 0 25 0 100 0 0 0 0
2009 Any Weapon 59 1 34 3 198 1 0 0
2009 Any Weapon 59A 0 18 0 72 0 0 0 0
2008 Any Weapon 58 44 376 11.7 1850 44 100
2008 Any Weapon 59 49 457 10.7 1959 48 1 100
2008 Any Weapon 59A 30 228 13.2 1015 29 1 100
2007 Any Weapon 58 34 165 20.6 670 32 1 100 0
2007 Any Weapon 59 36 263 13.7 995 35 1 97.1 0
2007 Any Weapon 59A 16 126 12.8 436 16 100 0
2006 Any Weapon 58 24 111 21.6 24 100 0
2006 Any Weapon 59 55 213 25.8 53 98.1 0
2006 Any Weapon 59A 24 116 20.7 23 100 0
2005 Any Weapon 58 25 100 25 325 23 2 91.3 0
2005 Any Weapon 59 28 209 13.4 959 22 6 100 0
2005 Any Weapon 59A 22 109 19.7 433 21 1 100 0
2004 Any Weapon 58 46 125 36.8 435 46 0 97.8 0
2004 Any Weapon 59 39 199 19.6 804 37 1 56.8 0
2004 Any Weapon 59A 15 89 16.9 350 15 0 100 0
2003 Any Weapon 58 12 109 11 348 12 0 100 0
2003 Any Weapon 59 31 187 17 769 31 0 93 0
2003 Any Weapon 59A 11 84 13 306 10 1 100 0
2002 Any Weapon 58 19 132 14 507 17 2 94 6
2002 Any Weapon 59 22 224 10 998 21 1 85 0
2002 Any Weapon 59A 9 97 9 405 9 0 88 0
2000 Any Weapon 58 19 15 4 94 0
2000 Any Weapon 59 26 20 6 73 16
2000 Any Weapon 59A 19 16 3 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 68.63 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 354,662 acres   68.6%
Graph illustrating 22.56 percent Private 116,603 acres   22.6%
Graph illustrating 5.75 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 29,717 acres   5.8%
Graph illustrating 2.61 percent State of Idaho 13,493 acres   2.6%
Graph illustrating 0.31 percent Other 1,585 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.09 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 466 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.03 percent State of Idaho 174 acres   0%

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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.

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.