Elk General B Tag Season

Unit 52A
Elk B Tag - Big Desert Zone 500 Tags

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

11/1/2019 - 11/30/2019

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

Unit 52A ONLY, Motorized Hunting Rule Applies in Unit 52A.

Unit 52A
All of Unit 52A. (Caution: Craters of the Moon National Park is CLOSED) Area Size: 1,111,356 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 52A

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 Any Weapon 52A 1 10 11 108 1 0 100
2017 Any Weapon 52A 0 5 0 34
2016 Any Weapon 52A 0 3 0 9
2015 Any Weapon 52A
2014 Any Weapon 52A 0 1 0 17
2013 Any Weapon 52A 0 5 0 23
2011 Any Weapon 52A 1 6 18 14 1
2010 Any Weapon 52A 0 0 0 0
2009 Any Weapon 52A 0 5 0 24 0 0 0 0
2008 Any Weapon 52A 181 1477
2007 Any Weapon 52A 0 0
2006 Any Weapon 52A 0 0
2005 Any Weapon 52A
2004 Any Weapon 52A 1 2 50 9 1 0 0 0
2003 Any Weapon 52A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 Any Weapon 52A 0 0 0 0 0
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 55.47 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 616,427 acres   55.5%
Graph illustrating 33.59 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 373,266 acres   33.6%
Graph illustrating 8.84 percent Private 98,269 acres   8.8%
Graph illustrating 1.97 percent State of Idaho 21,937 acres   2%
Graph illustrating 0.05 percent State of Idaho 558 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.04 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 475 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.04 percent State of Idaho 424 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.