Elk General A Tag Season

Hunt Area Lemhi A Tag
Elk A Tag - Lemhi Zone Unlimited Tags

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

8/30/2019 - 9/30/2019

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

Restrictions
  • Motorized Hunting Rule (MHR): Motorized vehicle use by all big game hunters is restricted to established roadways legally open to travel by full-sized automobiles. The motorized hunting rule applies only to big game animals, including moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goats, in designated units from August 30 through December 31. Learn more about the Motorized hunting Rule at idfg.idaho.gov/hunt/access/motorized-vehicles
  • 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.

Hunt Area Lemhi A Tag
All of Units 29, 37, 37A and 51. Area Size: 1,729,729 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 29 37 37A 51

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 Archery 29 121 638 18.9 5119 102 18 5 40.4
2018 Archery 37 22 243 9.2 1581 10 12 50 50
2018 Archery 37A 28 274 10 1600 22 5 23.6 7.1
2018 Archery 51 38 325 11.8 2501 28 10 18.2 63
2017 Archery 29 88 524 16.8 3833 77 11 9.9 44.9
2017 Archery 37 24 210 11.4 1267 13 11 14.9 42.6
2017 Archery 37A 33 184 17.8 1100 33 0 49.9
2017 Archery 51 51 284 17.9 2310 29 22 0 75.8
2016 Archery 29 104 442 23.4 3666 78 25 6 30.7
2016 Archery 37 15 192 7.9 1286 10 5 0 50
2016 Archery 37A 13 113 11.6 655 13 0 72.2
2016 Archery 51 29 291 10 2479 22 7 23.4 46.8
2015 Archery 29 99 532 19 4146 60 39 10 55
2015 Archery 37 54 174 31 1130 36 18 8.3 58.3
2015 Archery 37A 39 147 27 1057 24 15 0 62.5
2015 Archery 51 39 300 13 2280 24 15 12.5 37.5
2014 Archery 29 88 464 19 3412 74 15 3.3 46.7
2014 Archery 37 25 142 17 724 17 7 28.6 14.3
2014 Archery 37A 27 142 19 906 25 2 10 50
2014 Archery 51 56 319 18 2280 39 17 12.5 62.5
2013 Archery 29 60 336 17.9 2724 52 8 11.9 49
2013 Archery 37 17 129 13.4 1039 13 4 7.7 46.2
2013 Archery 37A 15 120 12.7 896 14 1 7 49.2
2013 Archery 51 41 244 16.9 2010 37 4 14 53.3
2012 Archery 29 52 290 18 2301 39 13 12.4 42.2
2012 Archery 37 21 129 16 866 14 7 7.3 78.1
2012 Archery 37A 13 109 11.7 730 12 1 24.4 58.5
2012 Archery 51 35 263 13.4 2121 28 7 20.6 17.6
2011 Archery 29 43 299 14.4 2482 36 7 19.9 25.5
2011 Archery 37 19 121 15.3 793 14 5 0 38.3
2011 Archery 37A 19 78 23.9 440 19 22.3 43.7
2011 Archery 51 25 195 13 1581 21 4 35.2 35.2
2010 Archery 29 45 331 13.5 2605 36 9 33.2 25.1
2010 Archery 37 11 127 8.6 892 10 1 0 30.1
2010 Archery 37A 18 109 16.4 633 17 1 0 58.9
2010 Archery 51 33 194 17 1578 18 15 16.7 27.8
2009 Archery 29 73 267 27.3 2155 52 21 1.9 34.8
2009 Archery 37 6 100 6 683 5 1 20 20
2009 Archery 37A 9 74 12.1 499 9 11.1 55.6
2009 Archery 51 27 172 15.7 1366 22 5 13.6 40.9
2008 Archery 29 57 382 14.9 3029 52 5 11.6 30.8
2008 Archery 37 18 176 10.1 1204 6 12 33.3 0
2008 Archery 37A 17 156 10.9 957 12 4 8.3 25
2008 Archery 51 38 221 17.1 1740 30 8 16.7 56.5
2007 Archery 29 42 320 13.1 2513 37 5 10.8 51.4
2007 Archery 37 14 157 8.9 1198 10 4 10 20
2007 Archery 37A 16 91 17.6 667 14 2 7.1 57.1
2007 Archery 51 35 238 14.9 2088 18 16 0 67.5
2006 Archery 29 72 354 20.3 66 5 7.6 12.2
2006 Archery 37 12 81 14.8 11 1 0 18.2
2006 Archery 37A 19 92 20.7 13 4 15.4 38.5
2006 Archery 51 31 228 13.6 25 5 64.2 23.8
2005 Archery 29 39 353 11.1 2881 28 11 14.3 50
2005 Archery 37 17 91 18.6 693 15 2 59.8 26.8
2005 Archery 37A 20 111 18 784 17 3 17.6 41.2
2005 Archery 51 37 240 15.4 1883 29 8 20.7 37.9
2004 Archery 29 64 449 14.3 3618 62 2 6.5 59.7
2004 Archery 37 5 123 4.1 814 5 0 40 40
2004 Archery 37A 12 113 10.6 673 12 0 8.3 50
2004 Archery 51 43 217 19.8 1727 39 4 10.3 33.3
2003 Archery 29 37 447 8 3856 29 8 14 43
2003 Archery 37 9 95 9 591 7 2 67 0
2003 Archery 37A 13 125 10 838 11 2 36 45
2003 Archery 51 36 229 16 1816 24 11 24 43
2002 Archery 29 61 450 14 4309 54 7 8 53
2002 Archery 37 9 87 10 555 9 0 11 56
2002 Archery 37A 21 104 20 641 19 2 6 56
2002 Archery 51 26 220 12 1725 18 8 28 44
2001 Archery 29 78 305 26 2624 63 15 16 43
2001 Archery 37 10 98 10 594 7 3 43 0
2001 Archery 37A 13 87 15 516 12 1 36 27
2001 Archery 51 32 184 17 1297 23 9 24 33
2000 Archery 29 59 21 38 16 39
2000 Archery 37 12 5 7 84 8
2000 Archery 37A 9 3 6 8 50
2000 Archery 51 24 10 14 67 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 46.98 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 812,559 acres   47%
Graph illustrating 38.89 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 672,737 acres   38.9%
Graph illustrating 11.25 percent Private 194,541 acres   11.2%
Graph illustrating 2.68 percent State of Idaho 46,377 acres   2.7%
Graph illustrating 0.11 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1,839 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.08 percent Other 1,434 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent State of Idaho 242 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.