Elk General A Tag Season

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

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

12/2/2019 - 12/5/2019

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

No special restrictions.

Hunt Area Palouse A Tag
All of Units 8, 8A and 11A. Area Size: 1,486,932 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 8 8A 11A

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 Muzzleloader 8 0 22 0 49
2018 Muzzleloader 8A 48 435 11 2096 1 47 100
2018 Muzzleloader 11A 0 1 0 5
2017 Muzzleloader 8 0 11 0 19
2017 Muzzleloader 8A 30 375 8 1845 21 9 100
2016 Muzzleloader 8 0 28 0 106
2016 Muzzleloader 8A 42 346 12 1512 42
2015 Muzzleloader 8 3 21 17 125 3
2015 Muzzleloader 8A 63 380 16 1781 10 52 100 0
2015 Muzzleloader 11A
2014 Muzzleloader 8 0 5 0 5
2014 Muzzleloader 8A 28 375 7 1910 6 22 100 0
2014 Muzzleloader 11A 6 6 100 17 6
2013 Muzzleloader 8 1 23 4.3 116 1
2013 Muzzleloader 8A 49 336 14.6 1233 3 46 100 0
2013 Muzzleloader 11A 0 0
2012 Muzzleloader 8 0 23 75
2012 Muzzleloader 8A 74 412 18.1 1540 8 66 87.8 0
2012 Muzzleloader 11A 0 3 16
2011 Muzzleloader 8 1 14 7.1 43 1 100 0
2011 Muzzleloader 8A 32 331 9.8 1144 4 28 100 0
2011 Muzzleloader 11A 2 0 6
2010 Muzzleloader 8 1 12 8.3 30 1 0 0
2010 Muzzleloader 8A 68 271 25.1 888 11 57 100 0
2010 Muzzleloader 11A 0 0 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 8 0 3 0 13 0 0 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 8A 39 258 15 952 8 30 100 0
2009 Muzzleloader 11A 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0
2008 Muzzleloader 8 0 11 0 78 0 0
2008 Muzzleloader 8A 22 290 7.8 1227 2 20 100 0
2008 Muzzleloader 11A 0 1 0 1 0 0
2007 Muzzleloader 8 0 12 0 58
2007 Muzzleloader 8A 22 244 9.2 871 4 18 100 0
2007 Muzzleloader 11A 6 6 100 28 6
2006 Muzzleloader 8 12 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 8A 61 265 23 10 50 100 0
2006 Muzzleloader 11A 3 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 8 2 10 20 30 2 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 8A 49 261 18.8 933 5 44 100 0
2005 Muzzleloader 11A 2 0 5 0 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 8 0 34 0 103 0 0 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 8A 30 287 10.5 986 2 28 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 11A 0 4 0 8 0 0 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 8A 30 258 12 890 2 28 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 11A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 8A 19 262 7 1117 4 15 75 0
2001 Muzzleloader 8A 48 181 27 642 10 38 100 0
2000 Muzzleloader 8 0 0 0 48 8
2000 Muzzleloader 8A 25 20 5 38 17
2000 Muzzleloader 11A 0 0 0 32 8
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 79.99 percent Private 1,189,437 acres   80%
Graph illustrating 8.54 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 126,979 acres   8.5%
Graph illustrating 4.17 percent State of Idaho 62,047 acres   4.2%
Graph illustrating 4.15 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 61,738 acres   4.2%
Graph illustrating 2.22 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 33,042 acres   2.2%
Graph illustrating 0.3 percent Other 4,389 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.22 percent State of Idaho 3,208 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.2 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 2,975 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.16 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 2,412 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.04 percent State of Idaho 545 acres   0%

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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.