Elk Controlled Hunt Antlered Season

Hunt Area 42
Elk Controlled Hunt 2017 15 Tags

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

10/15/2019 - 11/24/2019

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

No special restrictions.

Hunt Area 42
All of Unit 42. Area Size: 859,602 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 42

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 2019 42 13 8 63 115 8 0 69.8
2017 2019 42 15 11 71 182 11 13.5 54.2
2016 2018 42 14 12 85 88 12 0 90.4
2015 2018 42 14 10 70 108 10 0 71.4
Source: Harvest Statistics Database compiled from Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Drawing Odds for 1st & 2nd Choice Applicants (controlled hunts only)

Hunt Information 1st Choice 2nd Choice Total
Year Hunt# Area Draw* Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2018 2019 42 1 373 15 4 191 0 0 15 15
2017 2019 42 1 325 15 5 194 0 0 15 15
2016 2018 42 1 334 15 4 202 0 0 15 15
2015 2018 42 1 289 15 5 174 0 0 15 15
Source: Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Drawing Odds for Resident & NonResident Applicants (controlled hunts only)

Hunt Information Resident NonResident Total
Year Hunt# Area Draw* 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2018 2019 42 1 333 14 4 40 1 2 15 15
2017 2019 42 1 268 14 5 57 1 2 15 15
2016 2018 42 1 283 14 5 51 1 2 15 15
2015 2018 42 1 228 14 6 61 1 2 15 15
Source: Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Adult Elk Tag
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Elk Tag
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag
  • Adult Elk Tag
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • 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 92.3 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 793,398 acres   92.3%
Graph illustrating 4.27 percent Private 36,716 acres   4.3%
Graph illustrating 3.42 percent State of Idaho 29,418 acres   3.4%

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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.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.