Elk Controlled Hunt Antlered Season

Hunt Area 55-1
Elk Controlled Hunt 2038 50 Tags

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

10/1/2019 - 10/31/2019

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
  • 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

Motorized Hunting Rule applies in Unit 56

Hunt Area 55-1
All of Units 55, 56 and 57. Area Size: 1,455,301 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 55 56 57

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 2040 55-1 30 22 74 222 22 0 82.7
2017 2040 55-1 28 21 74 187 21 0 83.1
2016 2036 55-1 26 21 83 124 21 0 79.4
2015 2036 55-1 30 19 62 174 19 0 88.9
2014 2034 55-1* 29 12 43 164 12 0 88.9
2013 2033 55-1* 25 18 73 153 18 0 65
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 2040 55-1 1 1036 30 3 294 0 0 30 30
2017 2040 55-1 1 934 30 3 344 0 0 30 30
2016 2036 55-1 1 812 30 4 318 0 0 30 30
2015 2036 55-1 1 830 30 4 320 0 0 30 30
2014 2034 55-1* 1 954 30 3 324 0 0 30 30
2014 2034 55-1* 2 188 1 1 28 0 0 1 1
2013 2033 55-1* 1 862 25 3 204 0 0 25 25
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 2040 55-1 1 863 27 3 173 3 2 30 30
2017 2040 55-1 1 811 27 3 123 3 2 30 30
2016 2036 55-1 1 701 29 4 111 1 1 30 30
2015 2036 55-1 1 730 27 4 100 3 3 30 30
2014 2034 55-1* 1 860 27 3 94 3 3 30 30
2014 2034 55-1* 2 168 1 1 20 0 0 1 1
2013 2033 55-1* 1 758 23 3 104 2 2 25 25
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 46.35 percent Private 674,490 acres   46.3%
Graph illustrating 28.76 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 418,531 acres   28.8%
Graph illustrating 15.35 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 223,316 acres   15.3%
Graph illustrating 4.3 percent U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 62,569 acres   4.3%
Graph illustrating 2.58 percent State of Idaho 37,611 acres   2.6%
Graph illustrating 1.92 percent U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 27,985 acres   1.9%
Graph illustrating 0.56 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 8,098 acres   0.6%
Graph illustrating 0.16 percent State of Idaho 2,376 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 113 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.