Elk General A Tag Season

Units 21, 21A, 36B
Elk A Tag - Salmon 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
  • 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.

Units 21, 21A & 36B ONLY

Units 21, 21A, 36B
Units 21, 21A, 36B. Area Size: 859,831 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 21 21A 36B

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 Archery 21 26 156 16.5 1257 22 4 14.3 79.1
2018 Archery 21A 19 155 12.1 1224 15 4 0 61
2018 Archery 36B 34 180 18.7 1387 24 10 6.8 36.3
2017 Archery 21 17 105 15.9 817 12 5 0 29.4
2017 Archery 21A 13 128 9.8 934 11 2 0 25.1
2017 Archery 36B 22 115 19.4 960 14 8 0 77.4
2016 Archery 21 21 93 22.6 716 21 33.1 12.7
2016 Archery 21A 15 102 15.1 598 15 83.5 0
2016 Archery 36B 20 104 19.1 815 20 17.1 13.6
2015 Archery 21 21 71 30 472 17 4 11.1 66.7
2015 Archery 21A 23 89 26 691 17 6 11.1 11.1
2015 Archery 36B 21 104 20 772 12 10 33.3 33.3
2014 Archery 21 9 50 18 341 9 0 0
2014 Archery 21A 18 68 27 379 9 9 0 0
2014 Archery 36B 9 86 11 628 5 5 0 100
2013 Archery 21 4 48 8.3 406 4 25 0
2013 Archery 21A 2 53 3.8 303 1 1 100 0
2013 Archery 36B 7 55 12.7 325 4 3 25 25
2012 Archery 21 0 10 72
2012 Archery 21A 6 35 16.7 244 2 4 50 50
2012 Archery 36B 14 53 25.8 429 12 2 0 33.3
2011 Archery 21 3 42 7.2 372 3 66.7 33.3
2011 Archery 21A 4 76 5.2 500 1 3 100 0
2011 Archery 36B 16 78 19.9 588 15 1 22.1 27.9
2010 Archery 21 3 72 4.2 553 2 1 0 100
2010 Archery 21A 3 54 5.6 411 2 1 0 50
2010 Archery 36B 28 86 32 737 18 10 30.2 17
2009 Archery 21 6 64 9.3 532 3 2 33.3 0
2009 Archery 21A 5 77 6.5 606 3 2 0 66.7
2009 Archery 36B 33 59 56.1 348 21 12 18.9 23.7
2008 Archery 21 15 96 15.9 969 11 4 0 0
2008 Archery 21A 20 111 18.4 880 19 1 5.2 5.2
2008 Archery 36B 10 74 13.5 568 6 4 16.7 66.7
2007 Archery 21 9 100 9 778 5 3 0 60
2007 Archery 21A 8 88 9.1 716 7 1 14.3 28.6
2007 Archery 36B 13 98 13.2 703 6 6 33.3 0
2006 Archery 21 13 62 21 6 6 16.7 16.7
2006 Archery 21A 7 48 14.6 4 2 0 50
2006 Archery 36B 9 81 11.1 8 1 12.5 12.5
2005 Archery 21 15 60 25 472 8 7 0 37.5
2005 Archery 21A 8 56 14.3 469 6 2 16.7 50
2005 Archery 36B 10 64 15.6 468 7 3 14.3 28.6
2004 Archery 21 5 84 6 706 3 2 0 66.7
2004 Archery 21A 5 59 8.5 494 5 0 20 20
2004 Archery 36B 8 81 9.9 680 5 3 0 40
2003 Archery 21 9 68 13 582 7 2 14 57
2003 Archery 21A 5 47 11 373 3 2 33 33
2003 Archery 36B 7 62 11 491 5 2 40 20
2002 Archery 21 10 84 12 807 8 2 0 38
2002 Archery 21A 6 56 11 429 5 1 60 20
2002 Archery 36B 6 61 10 547 4 2 25 0
2001 Archery 21 6 65 10 568 5 1 75 0
2001 Archery 21A 10 27 35 206 7 3 0 33
2001 Archery 36B 12 42 28 330 7 5 14 29
2000 Archery 21 4 4 0 16 25
2000 Archery 21A 1 1 0 21 23
2000 Archery 36B 9 9 0 43 10
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 77.6 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 667,211 acres   77.6%
Graph illustrating 16.23 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 139,547 acres   16.2%
Graph illustrating 5.53 percent Private 47,519 acres   5.5%
Graph illustrating 0.31 percent State of Idaho 2,698 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.19 percent Other 1,633 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.07 percent State of Idaho 597 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0 percent State of Idaho 26 acres   0%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.