Elk General A Tag Season

Portion of Unit 50
Elk A Tag - Pioneer Zone Unlimited Tags

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

8/1/2019 - 9/30/2019

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
  • These hunts open only outside National Forest Boundary within one mile of private fields on which cultivated corps are currently growing. The National Forest Boundary is a legislatively set boundary -- it is not necessarily the boundary of the Forest Service property. State, private and other lands within the National Forest Boundary are not open to hunting during this season. (Please refer to a U.S. Forest Service travel plan map for the location of this boundary.) "Private fields on which cultivated crops are currently growing" is defined as: fields on which soil has been used or broken up for the raising of crops, and artificially irrigated pasture. "Currently" means during the current or most recent growing season. Lands enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) or other set-aside farm programs are specifically excluded.

Unit 50 ONLY, on or within 1 mile of private agricultural lands outside the National Forest System Boundary.

Portion of Unit 50
On or within 1 mile of private agricultural lands in Unit 50 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: 515,428 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 50

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 Any Weapon 50 19 84 22.3 341 19
2017 Any Weapon 50 19 74 26 416 19
2016 Any Weapon 50 122 246 49.8 1417 122
2015 Any Weapon 50 112 191 59 793 112
2014 Any Weapon 50 5 11 50 48 5
2013 Any Weapon 50 0 5 0 33
2012 Any Weapon 50 0 12 80
2011 Any Weapon 50
2010 Any Weapon 50 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
2009 Any Weapon 50 2 17 11.8 70 1 1 0 100
2008 Any Weapon 50 46 530 8.7 2211 44 2 100
2007 Any Weapon 50 25 169 14.6 514 21 3 100 0
2006 Any Weapon 50 31 179 17.3 30 96.4 3.6
2005 Any Weapon 50 20 182 11 543 16 4 100 0
2004 Any Weapon 50 78 357 21.8 1398 63 15 96.8 0
2003 Any Weapon 50 70 300 23 1201 48 20 100 0
2002 Any Weapon 50 84 421 20 1866 44 40 90 0
2001 Any Weapon 50 92 392 23 1307 47 45 98 0
2000 Any Weapon 50 112 68 44 67 14
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 60.02 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 309,365 acres   60%
Graph illustrating 35.1 percent Private 180,901 acres   35.1%
Graph illustrating 2.64 percent State of Idaho 13,617 acres   2.6%
Graph illustrating 2 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 10,284 acres   2%
Graph illustrating 0.22 percent State of Idaho 1,159 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 64 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 38 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.