Elk General A Tag Season

Portion of Unit 51
Elk A Tag - Lemhi Zone Unlimited Tags

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

8/1/2019 - 8/29/2019

Species
Elk (Cervus canadensis)
Antlerless Elk
Only elk without antlers or with antlers shorter than 6 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlerless elk only.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

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

Unit 51 ONLY on or within 1 mile of private agricultural lands outside National Forest System Boundary.

Portion of Unit 51
On or within 1 mile of private agricultural lands in Unit 51 outside National Forest System boundary. "Private agricultural lands" are defined as private lands dedicated to growing or storing plants for profit, either currently or in the most recent growing or grazing season, in the form of pasture or stored feed for animal production, croplands, nurseries, vineyards or orchards, but which do not include private timberlands. Area Size: 334,752 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 51

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 Any Weapon 51 7 47 14.9 181 7
2017 Any Weapon 51 17 109 15.5 524 17
2016 Any Weapon 51 87 323 27 1226 26 61 100
2015 Any Weapon 51 102 309 33 1361 33 69 100 0
2014 Any Weapon 51 86 322 27 1166 25 61 100 0
2013 Any Weapon 51 40 265 15.1 884 26 14 100 0
2012 Any Weapon 51 23 181 12.8 703 22 1 100 0
2011 Any Weapon 51 23 184 12.3 577 23 100 0
2010 Any Weapon 51 15 134 11.1 442 15 100 0
2009 Any Weapon 51 15 142 10.3 595 15 100 0
2008 Any Weapon 51 6 514 1.2 2652 6 83.3 16.7
2007 Any Weapon 51 8 115 7 410 8 100 0
2006 Any Weapon 51 14 125 11.2 11 2 100 0
2005 Any Weapon 51 12 99 12.1 301 12 0 100 0
2004 Any Weapon 51 20 155 12.9 729 14 6 92.9 7.1
2003 Any Weapon 51 29 188 15 843 13 16 100 0
2002 Any Weapon 51 41 207 20 926 17 24 94 6
2001 Any Weapon 51 45 215 21 761 22 23 100 0
2000 Any Weapon 51 60 26 34 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

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 80.79 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 270,438 acres   80.8%
Graph illustrating 14.53 percent Private 48,634 acres   14.5%
Graph illustrating 4.02 percent State of Idaho 13,446 acres   4%
Graph illustrating 0.55 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1,839 acres   0.5%
Graph illustrating 0.12 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 395 acres   0.1%

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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.