Elk General A Tag Season

Units 4, 7 and 9
Elk A Tag - Panhandle Zone Unlimited Tags

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

11/20/2019 - 12/1/2019

Species
Elk (Cervus canadensis)
Antlered Elk
Only elk with at least one antler longer than 6 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlered elk only. In antlered or spike-only seasons, antlers much accompany the carcass while in transit.
Muzzleloader
Muzzleloader ONLY.

Restrictions

No special restrictions.

Units 4, 7 and 9
All of Units 4, 7, and 9. Area Size: 1,277,314 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 4 7 9

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 Muzzleloader 4 6 550 1.1 1900 6 51.4 48.6
2018 Muzzleloader 7 2 80 2 332 2 0 0
2018 Muzzleloader 9 0 9 0 21
2017 Muzzleloader 4 17 581 2.9 2179 15 2 100 0
2017 Muzzleloader 7 15 94 16.3 414 15 44.6 44.6
2016 Muzzleloader 4 45 689 6.5 2754 45 43.4 21.5
2016 Muzzleloader 7 0 6 0 29
2015 Muzzleloader 4 78 1253 6 3837 78 40 0
2015 Muzzleloader 7
2015 Muzzleloader 9 38 0 38
2014 Muzzleloader 4 50 668 8 2172 50 50 0
2014 Muzzleloader 7 0 0
2014 Muzzleloader 9 0 25 0 50
2013 Muzzleloader 4 39 756 5.2 2780 39 39.3 26.6
2013 Muzzleloader 7 0 5 0 18
2013 Muzzleloader 9 0 0
2012 Muzzleloader 4 25 769 3.2 2755 25 35.9 8.1
2012 Muzzleloader 7 0 2 7
2011 Muzzleloader 4 57 905 6.3 3957 57 43.5 20.3
2011 Muzzleloader 7 10 104 9.4 409 10 40.8 48.9
2011 Muzzleloader 9 14 0 47
2010 Muzzleloader 4 86 781 11 2854 86 56.4 17.5
2010 Muzzleloader 7 23 155 14.6 537 23 66.7 28.9
2010 Muzzleloader 9 17 0 100 0 0 0 0
2009 Muzzleloader 4 31 811 3.8 3062 30 1 13.3 16.7
2009 Muzzleloader 7 11 149 7.4 666 11 18.2 27.3
2009 Muzzleloader 9 0 8 0 19 0 0 0 0
2008 Muzzleloader 4 30 863 3.5 3686 30 0 33.3 13.3
2008 Muzzleloader 7 13 141 9.2 777 13 0 23.1 23.1
2008 Muzzleloader 9 0 12 0 61 0 0
2007 Muzzleloader 4 39 690 5.7 3358 39 30.7 17.9
2007 Muzzleloader 7 42 225 18.8 1191 42 18.7 21.8
2007 Muzzleloader 9 0 14 0 42
2006 Muzzleloader 4 92 775 11.9 90 35.6 44.4
2006 Muzzleloader 7 27 230 11.7 27 44.4 22.2
2006 Muzzleloader 9 1 0 0
2005 Muzzleloader 4 30 738 4.1 3418 29 1 44.8 17.2
2005 Muzzleloader 7 30 226 13.3 1124 28 2 35.7 14.3
2005 Muzzleloader 9 1 6 16.7 19 1 0 0
2004 Muzzleloader 4 17 712 2.4 3100 17 0 52.9 17.6
2004 Muzzleloader 7 21 213 9.9 917 21 0 57.1 19
2004 Muzzleloader 9 0 4 0 11 0 0 0 0
2003 Muzzleloader 4 28 809 3 3250 27 1 43 30
2003 Muzzleloader 7 29 204 14 818 29 0 31 23
2003 Muzzleloader 9 1 1 100 1 0 1 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 4 18 813 2 3292 18 0 25 19
2002 Muzzleloader 7 20 216 9 921 20 0 53 12
2002 Muzzleloader 9 0 5 0 21 0 0 0 0
2001 Muzzleloader 4 22 704 3 2278 21 1 40 5
2001 Muzzleloader 7 16 211 8 617 15 1 36 21
2001 Muzzleloader 9 0 21 0 24 0 0 0 0
2000 Muzzleloader 4 20 14 6 32 23
2000 Muzzleloader 7 12 8 4 29 26
2000 Muzzleloader 9 0 0 0 10 45
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 75.25 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 961,212 acres   75.3%
Graph illustrating 16.97 percent Private 216,734 acres   17%
Graph illustrating 4.04 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 51,590 acres   4%
Graph illustrating 2.24 percent State of Idaho 28,616 acres   2.2%
Graph illustrating 1.03 percent State of Idaho 13,180 acres   1%
Graph illustrating 0.29 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 3,697 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.14 percent Other 1,790 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.