Elk General A Tag Season

Unit 61
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.

11/11/2019 - 12/9/2019

Species
Elk (Cervus canadensis)
Antlerless or Spike Elk
Only elk without antlers or elk with no branching on either antler may be taken in any season which is open to spike or antlerless elk only. In antlered or spike-only seasons, antlers must accompany the carcass while in transit.
Muzzleloader
Muzzleloader ONLY.

Restrictions

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.

Unit 61 ONLY

Unit 61
All of Unit 61. Area Size: 507,046 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 61

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 Muzzleloader 61 38 414 9.1 2029 38
2017 Muzzleloader 61 30 440 6.9 1995 30
2016 Muzzleloader 61 39 510 7.6 2410 6 33 100
2015 Muzzleloader 61 76 650 12 3210 4 72 100 0
2014 Muzzleloader 61 74 551 13 2787 3 71 100 0
2013 Muzzleloader 61 34 446 7.7 2049 7 27 100 0
2012 Muzzleloader 61 52 416 12.5 1915 11 41 100 0
2011 Muzzleloader 61 32 367 8.8 1788 6 26 100 0
2010 Muzzleloader 61 46 368 12.4 1661 3 43 100 0
2009 Muzzleloader 61 33 288 11.5 1091 2 31 100 0
2008 Muzzleloader 61 19 271 7 1144 4 14 100 0
2007 Muzzleloader 61 32 308 10.5 1561 3 29 100 0
2006 Muzzleloader 61 49 433 11.3 7 40 100 0
2005 Muzzleloader 61 61 493 12.4 2258 6 55 100 0
2004 Muzzleloader 61 38 699 5.4 3822 5 33 60 0
2003 Muzzleloader 61 103 804 13 3817 19 83 100 0
2002 Muzzleloader 61 64 836 8 4410 8 56 50 0
2001 Muzzleloader 61 120 685 18 2917 21 99 100 0
2000 Muzzleloader 61 65 39 26 43 18
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

Learn more about IDFG Licenses, Tags & Permits
 

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 70.88 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 359,382 acres   70.9%
Graph illustrating 17.4 percent Private 88,226 acres   17.4%
Graph illustrating 5.6 percent State of Idaho 28,386 acres   5.6%
Graph illustrating 4.98 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 25,240 acres   5%
Graph illustrating 0.86 percent Other 4,352 acres   0.9%
Graph illustrating 0.12 percent State of Idaho 593 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.06 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 283 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0 percent State of Idaho 4 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.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.