Elk General A Tag Season

Private agricultural lands in Unit 68
Elk A Tag - Big Desert Zone Unlimited Tags

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

8/1/2019 - 8/30/2019

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

Restrictions

Unit 68 ONLY, on or within 1 mile of private agriculture lands.

Private agricultural lands in Unit 68
On or within 1 mile of private agricultural lands in Unit 68. "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: 1,162,497 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 68

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 Archery 68 16 83 18.6 701 11 5 0 44.1
2017 Archery 68 17 79 21.5 605 13 4 10.3 66.2
2016 Archery 68 12 90 13.7 610 12 0 50
2015 Archery 68 17 85 20 539 13 4 0 100
2014 Archery 68 16 61 27 381 12 4 10 40
2013 Archery 68 11 90 12.6 731 8 3 12 64.1
2012 Archery 68 7 46 14.2 282 7 54.6 30.3
2011 Archery 68 8 52 14.6 388 7 1 0 84.8
2010 Archery 68 7 74 9.5 437 4 3 25 50
2009 Archery 68 3 24 12.5 105 3 0 33.3
2008 Archery 68 6 34 17.6 196 4 2 0 75
2007 Archery 68 0 0
2006 Archery 68 0 0
2005 Archery 68
2004 Archery 68 1 2 50 16 1 0 0 0
2003 Archery 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 Archery 68 0 0 0 33 0
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 54.56 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 634,297 acres   54.6%
Graph illustrating 29.82 percent Private 346,673 acres   29.8%
Graph illustrating 6.72 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 78,108 acres   6.7%
Graph illustrating 6.16 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 71,649 acres   6.2%
Graph illustrating 2.1 percent State of Idaho 24,391 acres   2.1%
Graph illustrating 0.35 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 4,083 acres   0.4%
Graph illustrating 0.21 percent Other 2,469 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.04 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) 408 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.03 percent State of Idaho 294 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent State of Idaho 125 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.