Elk General A Tag Season

Portion of Unit 39
Elk A Tag - Boise River Zone Unlimited Tags

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

11/10/2019 - 11/30/2019

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

Restrictions
  • 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.

Unit 39 Archery Hunt CLOSED Area: That portion of Unit 39 within Ada County, and that portion of Unit 39 within the following Boundary: Beginning at the intersection of State HWY 21 and the Middle Fork Boise River RD (Forest Road 268), east on Forest Road

Portion of Unit 39
All of Unit 39 EXCEPT: That portion of Unit 39 within Ada County, and that portion of Unit 39 within the following boundary: Beginning at the intersection of State Highway 21 and the Middle Fork Boise River Road (Forest Road 268), east on Forest Road 268 to Cottonwood Creek - Thorn Creek Road (Forest Road 377), to South Fork of Thorn Creek to confluence of Thorn Creek, north and west on Thorn Creek to the confluence with Mores Creek, south and west along the center of Mores Creek including the Mores Creek arm of Lucky Peak Reservoir to Highway 21 to the point of beginning. Area Size: 1,392,021 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 39

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 Archery 39 16 295 5.5 1353 16
2017 Archery 39 25 280 8.8 1604 14 11 37.8 62.2
2016 Archery 39 11 307 3.7 1403 11 0 55.2
2015 Archery 39 21 326 6 1578 6 15 0 25
2014 Archery 39 40 339 12 1703 13 26 50 0
2013 Archery 39 13 354 3.6 1754 9 4 11.5 42.6
2012 Archery 39 15 404 3.7 1894 3 12 33.3 0
2011 Archery 39 20 379 5.3 2065 4 16 0 66.7
2010 Archery 39 23 324 7.1 1632 3 20 66.7 0
2009 Archery 39 13 350 3.7 1925 3 10 0 33.3
2008 Archery 39 13 314 4.3 1820 2 11 50 0
2007 Archery 39 9 264 3.4 1330 4 5 25 0
2006 Archery 39 14 237 5.9 2 11 0 50
2005 Archery 39 12 187 6.4 818 4 8 50 50
2004 Archery 39 5 208 2.4 1142 0 5 0 0
2003 Archery 39 6 183 3 805 2 4 50 0
2002 Archery 39 3 206 1 1131 1 2 100 0
2001 Archery 39 15 210 7 986 4 11 50 25
2000 Archery 39 15 13 2 36 20
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 63.94 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 890,120 acres   63.9%
Graph illustrating 19.4 percent Private 269,997 acres   19.4%
Graph illustrating 8.55 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 119,012 acres   8.5%
Graph illustrating 5.67 percent State of Idaho 78,880 acres   5.7%
Graph illustrating 1.71 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 23,746 acres   1.7%
Graph illustrating 0.5 percent State of Idaho 7,020 acres   0.5%
Graph illustrating 0.2 percent Other 2,819 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.03 percent U.S. Military 428 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 0 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.