Elk General B Tag Season

Hunt Area Bear River B Tag
Elk B Tag - Bear River Zone 550 Tags

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

10/15/2019 - 10/24/2019

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.
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

Hunt Area Bear River B Tag
All of Units 75, 77 and 78. Area Size: 567,652 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 75 77 78

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 Any Weapon 75 119 564 21.1 2452 56 63 2.7 54.3
2018 Any Weapon 77 43 392 10.9 1673 21 22 10.4 62.6
2018 Any Weapon 78 136 512 26.5 2524 57 78 4.8 37
2017 Any Weapon 75 116 662 17.5 3146 68 48 4.5 49.5
2017 Any Weapon 77 63 363 17.3 1562 28 34 10.2 44.9
2017 Any Weapon 78 102 465 22 2349 17 85 9.8 48.8
2016 Any Weapon 75 102 557 18.2 2414 54 48 5.3 53.9
2016 Any Weapon 77 54 411 13 1682 34 19 8.4 18.2
2016 Any Weapon 78 65 557 11.6 2439 39 26 23.1 7.3
2015 Any Weapon 75 126 641 20 2989 36 90 23.8 28.6
2015 Any Weapon 77 87 543 16 2574 34 53 5 19.9
2015 Any Weapon 78 142 537 26 2326 50 92 13.7 20.8
2014 Any Weapon 75 83 532 16 2505 28 56 0 80.6
2014 Any Weapon 77 101 446 23 2116 42 59 17.2 24.2
2014 Any Weapon 78 116 497 23 2388 48 68 16.4 20.3
2013 Any Weapon 75 82 584 14 2864 35 47 5.6 48.6
2013 Any Weapon 77 38 382 9.9 1521 30 8 25.5 18.8
2013 Any Weapon 78 73 472 15.4 2238 28 45 24.8 46.8
2012 Any Weapon 75 127 603 21 3133 52 75 3.9 40.4
2012 Any Weapon 77 53 369 14.2 1556 19 34 36.8 31.6
2012 Any Weapon 78 98 510 19.3 2264 54 45 11.2 31.4
2011 Any Weapon 75 59 553 10.6 2470 29 30 17.4 30.5
2011 Any Weapon 77 36 353 10.1 1436 22 14 31.1 18.4
2011 Any Weapon 78 66 467 14.2 2488 37 29 20.8 13.4
2010 Any Weapon 75 75 533 14.1 2425 31 44 3.2 20.6
2010 Any Weapon 77 51 349 14.6 1406 28 23 26.8 7.1
2010 Any Weapon 78 84 422 19.8 1906 24 60 31.2 31.2
2009 Any Weapon 75 76 551 13.8 2482 57 19 18.8 44.6
2009 Any Weapon 77 55 337 16.3 1396 38 18 31.3 13.3
2009 Any Weapon 78 63 403 15.5 1604 24 39 29.2 25
2008 Any Weapon 75 58 620 9.4 2954 34 24 11.8 23.5
2008 Any Weapon 77 55 329 16.7 1334 30 25 40 16.7
2008 Any Weapon 78 65 380 17.1 1911 31 33 6.5 35.5
2007 Any Weapon 75 70 594 11.7 2711 55 14 13.3 26.5
2007 Any Weapon 77 18 321 5.6 1282 13 5 15.4 46.2
2007 Any Weapon 78 67 352 19 1430 29 38 0 26.2
2006 Any Weapon 75 133 580 22.9 73 53 5.6 16.9
2006 Any Weapon 77 36 333 10.8 17 16 25 12.5
2006 Any Weapon 78 45 354 12.7 19 22 16.7 27.8
2005 Any Weapon 75 86 527 16.3 2329 36 50 16.7 55.6
2005 Any Weapon 77 50 367 13.6 1506 31 19 51.6 9.7
2005 Any Weapon 78 51 408 12.5 1917 27 24 29.6 7.4
2004 Any Weapon 75 72 653 11 2841 35 37 17.1 34.3
2004 Any Weapon 77 49 355 13.8 1451 36 13 5.6 33.3
2004 Any Weapon 78 61 508 12 2191 22 39 0 45.5
2003 Any Weapon 75 107 790 14 3486 40 63 21 35
2003 Any Weapon 77 48 201 24 846 17 31 19 31
2003 Any Weapon 78 93 512 18 2013 35 57 38 28
2002 Any Weapon 75 112 815 14 4121 45 67 28 23
2002 Any Weapon 77 38 378 10 1673 17 21 7 40
2002 Any Weapon 78 87 498 17 2608 41 46 16 29
2001 Any Weapon 75 119 555 21 2113 45 74 21 29
2001 Any Weapon 77 37 255 15 952 19 18 28 22
2001 Any Weapon 78 78 339 23 1259 33 45 20 20
2000 Any Weapon 75 96 42 54 45 9
2000 Any Weapon 77 27 14 13 39 22
2000 Any Weapon 78 38 22 16 22 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.

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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 47.68 percent Private 270,652 acres   47.7%
Graph illustrating 46.46 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 263,734 acres   46.5%
Graph illustrating 3.72 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 21,117 acres   3.7%
Graph illustrating 1.39 percent State of Idaho 7,886 acres   1.4%
Graph illustrating 0.37 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 2,086 acres   0.4%
Graph illustrating 0.35 percent State of Idaho 1,991 acres   0.4%

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.