Elk Controlled Hunt Antlered Season

Hunt Area 46-2
Elk Controlled Hunt 2025 100 Tags

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

12/1/2019 - 12/31/2019

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 46-2
All of Unit 46 and that portion of Unit 41 east of the West Fork Bruneau River. Area Size: 1,831,326 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 41 46

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 2026 46-2 25 22 86 114 22 0 90.7
2018 2027 46-2 49 45 93 225 45 0 80.4
2017 2026 46-2 25 22 88 76 22 0 90.9
2017 2027 46-2 49 41 84 173 41 0 76.6
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 2026 46-2 1 492 25 5 288 0 0 25 25
2018 2026 46-2 2 206 1 0 68 0 0 1 1
2018 2027 46-2 1 1129 50 4 307 0 0 50 50
2018 2027 46-2 2 380 1 0 80 0 0 1 1
2017 2026 46-2 1 228 25 11 268 0 0 25 25
2017 2027 46-2 1 960 50 5 225 0 0 50 50
2017 2027 46-2 2 442 1 0 46 0 0 1 1
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 2026 46-2 1 398 24 6 94 1 1 25 25
2018 2026 46-2 2 165 1 1 41 0 0 1 1
2018 2027 46-2 1 930 45 5 199 5 3 50 50
2018 2027 46-2 2 305 1 0 75 0 0 1 1
2017 2026 46-2 1 193 24 12 35 1 3 25 25
2017 2027 46-2 1 681 45 7 279 5 2 50 50
2017 2027 46-2 2 305 1 0 137 0 0 1 1
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 71.59 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 1,311,073 acres   71.6%
Graph illustrating 16.98 percent Private 310,914 acres   17%
Graph illustrating 6.27 percent U.S. Military 114,737 acres   6.3%
Graph illustrating 4.02 percent State of Idaho 73,686 acres   4%
Graph illustrating 0.34 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 6,222 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.28 percent State of Idaho 5,218 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.28 percent Other 5,089 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.24 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 4,307 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0 percent State of Idaho 82 acres   0%

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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.