Elk General A Tag Season

Unit 15
Elk A Tag - Elk City Zone 628 Tags

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

12/9/2019 - 12/20/2019

Species
Elk (Cervus canadensis)
Spike Elk
Only elk with no branching on either antler and at least one antler longer than 6 inches may be taken in any season which is open for spike elk only. A branch is an antler projection that is at least one inch long and longer than the width of the projection. In antlered or spike-only seasons, antlers must accompany the carcass while in transit.
Archery
Archery ONLY.

Restrictions

Unit 15 ONLY

Unit 15
All of Unit 15. Area Size: 560,305 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 15

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 Archery 15 25 384 6.6 3744 10 16 0 83.9
2017 Archery 15 36 338 10.6 3012 27 9 54.1 11.2
2016 Archery 15 75 273 27.4 2649 47 28 11.8 29.2
2015 Archery 15 65 299 22 2409 46 18 16.7 38.9
2014 Archery 15 75 347 21 2882 44 31 0 50
2013 Archery 15 52 330 15.7 2991 38 14 24.5 43.1
2012 Archery 15 32 255 12.5 2166 21 11 38.1 38.1
2011 Archery 15 31 310 10 2868 8 23 12.5 62.5
2010 Archery 15 48 369 13.1 3218 24 24 14.1 55.4
2009 Archery 15 72 394 18.4 3682 32 40 38.4 24.6
2008 Archery 15 58 452 13 3948 43 15 32.2 40.2
2007 Archery 15 63 370 17.1 3315 45 17 11.6 34.7
2006 Archery 15 52 385 13.5 34 17 18.2 51.5
2005 Archery 15 67 410 16.4 3390 42 25 19 38.1
2004 Archery 15 49 453 10.8 3556 31 18 3.2 45.2
2003 Archery 15 81 460 18 3670 54 24 20 41
2002 Archery 15 62 433 14 3946 51 11 21 40
2001 Archery 15 70 320 22 2613 51 19 19 23
2000 Archery 15 50 44 6 28 12
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 90.06 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 504,625 acres   90.1%
Graph illustrating 7.25 percent Private 40,607 acres   7.2%
Graph illustrating 2.4 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 13,446 acres   2.4%
Graph illustrating 0.15 percent State of Idaho 855 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.12 percent State of Idaho 698 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent Other 59 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 16 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.