Elk General A Tag Season

Units 60,60A,61,62,62A
Elk A Tag - Island Park Zone Unlimited Tags

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

10/15/2019 - 10/28/2019

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

Restrictions
  • Short-range Weapons ONLY in a portion of this hunt, see note for details.

Grizzly Bear Caution!
Grizzlies may be found in all or parts of this area. Be prepared. Hunting in grizzly bear country can be very safe and rewarding. Visit our Grizzly Bear Page to learn more.

Short-range weapons ONLY on Chester Wetlands WMA.

Units 60,60A,61,62,62A
Units 60, 60A, 61, 62, and 62A. EXCEPTION: Short range weapons only on Chester Wetlands WMA. Area Size: 1,503 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 60 60A 61 62 62A

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 Any Weapon 60 35 234 14.9 1290 35 82.8 0
2018 Any Weapon 60A 6 73 8.2 339 6 100
2018 Any Weapon 61 23 362 6.3 1431 23 93.4 0
2018 Any Weapon 62 8 80 9.5 439 8 100
2018 Any Weapon 62A 0 85 0 425
2017 Any Weapon 60 22 252 8.9 1226 22 100
2017 Any Weapon 60A 3 77 4.2 308 3 100
2017 Any Weapon 61 23 469 5 2182 23 100
2017 Any Weapon 62 2 52 3.1 248 2 100 0
2017 Any Weapon 62A 0 58 0 235
2016 Any Weapon 60 9 237 3.7 1021 9 100
2016 Any Weapon 60A 20 92 21.8 308 20 100
2016 Any Weapon 61 25 367 6.7 1567 25 100 0
2016 Any Weapon 62 6 50 11.3 303 6 100
2016 Any Weapon 62A 2 52 2.9 256 2 100
2015 Any Weapon 60 21 257 8 1063 21 100 0
2015 Any Weapon 60A 8 114 7 375 8 100 0
2015 Any Weapon 61 25 553 5 2733 25 100 0
2015 Any Weapon 62 4 46 9 266 4 100 0
2015 Any Weapon 62A 80 0 384
2014 Any Weapon 60 23 274 8 1311 23 100 0
2014 Any Weapon 60A 3 113 3 416 3 100 0
2014 Any Weapon 61 26 564 5 2494 26 100 0
2014 Any Weapon 62 3 87 4 454 3 100 0
2014 Any Weapon 62A 0 55 0 258
2013 Any Weapon 60 13 272 4.7 1294 13 100 0
2013 Any Weapon 60A 3 73 4.1 370 3 100 0
2013 Any Weapon 61 20 415 4.7 1620 20 100 0
2013 Any Weapon 62 13 159 8.2 581 8 5 12.5 75
2013 Any Weapon 62A 1 57 1.7 377 1 100 0
2012 Any Weapon 60 5 185 2.7 849 5 100 0
2012 Any Weapon 60A 5 79 6.3 373 5 100 0
2012 Any Weapon 61 29 373 7.8 1531 29 100 0
2012 Any Weapon 62 21 150 13.8 652 14 7 7.3 64.2
2012 Any Weapon 62A 8 85 9.1 423 8 100 0
2011 Any Weapon 60 13 207 6.4 879 13 100 0
2011 Any Weapon 60A 8 68 12.3 236 8 100 0
2011 Any Weapon 61 14 287 5 1309 13 1 100 0
2011 Any Weapon 62 42 244 17.3 1194 19 24 0 31.5
2011 Any Weapon 62A 10 59 16.5 228 10 100 0
2010 Any Weapon 60 8 219 3.7 1037 8 100 0
2010 Any Weapon 60A 9 73 12.2 279 9 100 0
2010 Any Weapon 61 19 335 5.6 1588 18 1 78.3 0
2010 Any Weapon 62 42 265 16 1495 6 36 0 50
2010 Any Weapon 62A 2 49 4.1 231 2 100 0
2009 Any Weapon 60 27 205 13.3 900 20 8 100 0
2009 Any Weapon 60A 13 105 12 460 13 100 0
2009 Any Weapon 61 20 318 6.2 1467 20 100 0
2009 Any Weapon 62 38 258 14.6 1444 3 35 0 33.3
2009 Any Weapon 62A 0 76 0 348 0 0 0 0
2008 Any Weapon 60 17 305 5.6 1635 16 100
2008 Any Weapon 60A 3 124 2.4 789 3 100
2008 Any Weapon 61 15 505 3 2345 14 1 100
2008 Any Weapon 62 39 386 10.1 2297 16 23 81.2
2008 Any Weapon 62A 1 208 0.5 1504 1 100
2007 Any Weapon 60 8 198 4 995 8 100 0
2007 Any Weapon 60A 2 53 3.7 249 2 100 0
2007 Any Weapon 61 31 325 9.6 1512 25 6 100 0
2007 Any Weapon 62 28 225 12.7 866 12 16 27.3 36.4
2007 Any Weapon 62A 3 65 4.6 351 2 1 100 0
2006 Any Weapon 60 15 215 7 14 1 100 0
2006 Any Weapon 60A 2 83 2.4 2 100 0
2006 Any Weapon 61 13 307 4.2 11 1 100 0
2006 Any Weapon 62 29 217 13.4 17 11 11.8 23.5
2006 Any Weapon 62A 3 69 4.3 3 100 0
2005 Any Weapon 60 18 293 6.1 1303 16 2 100 0
2005 Any Weapon 60A 3 50 6 225 3 0 100 0
2005 Any Weapon 61 21 456 4.6 1994 20 1 100 0
2005 Any Weapon 62 24 202 11.9 910 10 14 0 40
2005 Any Weapon 62A 3 68 4.4 344 3 0 100 0
2004 Any Weapon 60 41 382 10.7 1828 41 0 95.1 0
2004 Any Weapon 60A 3 82 3.7 342 3 0 66.7 0
2004 Any Weapon 61 20 488 4.1 1888 17 2 88.2 5.9
2004 Any Weapon 62 49 225 21.8 984 13 36 23.1 23.1
2004 Any Weapon 62A 4 103 3.9 480 3 1 66.7 0
2003 Any Weapon 60 17 391 4 1565 16 1 100 0
2003 Any Weapon 60A 3 99 3 375 1 2 100 0
2003 Any Weapon 61 25 524 5 2201 23 2 100 0
2003 Any Weapon 62 12 191 6 848 4 8 50 25
2003 Any Weapon 62A 2 112 2 424 2 0 100 0
2002 Any Weapon 60 24 448 5 2083 24 0 100 0
2002 Any Weapon 60A 2 120 2 570 2 0 100 0
2002 Any Weapon 61 25 580 4 2558 22 3 100 0
2002 Any Weapon 62 21 236 9 1244 9 12 13 38
2002 Any Weapon 62A 3 114 3 486 3 0 67 0
2001 Any Weapon 60 77 364 21 1169 68 9 100 0
2001 Any Weapon 60A 12 77 15 262 11 1 100 0
2001 Any Weapon 61 38 558 7 1884 36 2 97 0
2001 Any Weapon 62 25 146 17 551 13 12 25 42
2001 Any Weapon 62A 3 64 5 160 2 1 100 0
2000 Any Weapon 60 46 44 2 69 18
2000 Any Weapon 60A 8 7 1 69 6
2000 Any Weapon 61 37 22 15 43 18
2000 Any Weapon 62 30 10 20 30 40
2000 Any Weapon 62A 8 7 1 73 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 45539.69 percent Private 684,461 acres   45539.7%
Graph illustrating 44338.33 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 666,405 acres   44338.3%
Graph illustrating 17912.83 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 269,230 acres   17912.8%
Graph illustrating 10401.61 percent State of Idaho 156,336 acres   10401.6%
Graph illustrating 1699.7 percent Other 25,547 acres   1699.7%
Graph illustrating 1363.39 percent State of Idaho 20,492 acres   1363.4%
Graph illustrating 745.2 percent State of Idaho 11,200 acres   745.2%
Graph illustrating 482.71 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 7,255 acres   482.7%
Graph illustrating 464.67 percent Other 6,984 acres   464.7%
Graph illustrating 4.55 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) 68 acres   4.5%
Graph illustrating 0.37 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 6 acres   0.4%

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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.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.