Elk Controlled Hunt Antlered Season

Hunt Area 61
Elk Controlled Hunt 2043 50 Tags

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

11/1/2019 - 11/10/2019

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.

Grizzly Bear Caution!
Grizzlies may be found in all or parts of this area. Be prepared. Hunting in grizzly bear country can be very safe and rewarding. Visit our Grizzly Bear Page to learn more.

Hunt Area 61
All of Unit 61. Area Size: 507,046 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 61

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 2044 61 50 12 24 261 12 0 42.4
2017 2044 61 47 16 35 260 16 0 63.3
2016 2040 61 34 9 26 181 9 0 17.1
2015 2040 61 49 12 25 235 12 20 50
2014 2038 61 46 20 42 184 20 6.3 31.3
2013 2037 61 45 18 39 210 18 19 30
2012 2037 61 46 12 27 258 12 30.7 38.7
2011 2037 61 48 19 40 183 19 21.2 42.5
2010 2036 61 48 18 37 233 18 5.7 28.4
2009 2035 61 45 12 28 228 12 8 42
2008 2035 61 50 10 20 237 10 0 30
2007 2035 61 94 21 22 539 21 39 9
2006 2035 61 95 17 18 527 17 31 44
2005 2037 61 144 34 24 813 30 4 30 37
2004 2037 61 141 29 21 708 29 0 24 59
2003 2037 61 136 34 25 784 34 0 28 25
2002 2037 61 126 35 28 633 28 7 4 28
2001 2037 61 136 24 18 730 23 1 16 11
2000 2037 61 38 31 0 15 23
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 2044 61 1 188 50 27 156 0 0 50 50
2018 2044 61 2 16 1 6 27 0 0 1 1
2017 2044 61 1 189 50 26 228 0 0 50 50
2016 2040 61 1 188 50 27 215 0 0 50 50
2016 2040 61 2 43 1 2 33 0 0 1 1
2015 2040 61 1 194 50 26 204 0 0 50 50
2015 2040 61 2 139 3 2 38 0 0 3 3
2014 2038 61 1 191 50 26 151 0 0 50 50
2014 2038 61 2 38 1 3 29 0 0 1 1
2013 2037 61 1 148 50 34 167 0 0 50 50
2013 2037 61 2 16 1 6 11 0 0 1 1
2012 2037 61 1 190 50 26 125 0 0 50 50
2011 2037 61 1 141 50 35 149 0 0 50 50
2011 2037 61 2 53 2 4 24 0 0 2 2
2010 2036 61 1 164 50 30 135 0 0 50 50
2010 2036 61 2 55 4 7 29 0 0 4 4
2009 2035 61 1 118 50 42 131 0 0 50 50
2009 2035 61 2 33 2 6 29 0 0 2 2
2008 2035 61 1 116 50 43 135 0 0 50 50
2008 2035 61 2 5 1 20 22 0 0 1 1
2007 2035 61 1 213 100 47 154 0 0 100 100
2007 2035 61 2 84 6 7 29 0 0 6 6
2006 2035 61 1 159 100 63 227 0 0 100 100
2006 2035 61 2 82 10 12 41 0 0 10 10
2005 2037 61 1 176 148 84 183 0 0 148 148
2005 2037 61 2 24 6 25 30 0 0 6 6
2004 2037 61 1 238 148 62 189 0 0 148 148
2003 2037 61 1 212 148 69 147 0 0 148 148
2002 2037 61 1 201 148 73 156 0 0 148 148
2001 2037 61 1 307 148 48 205 0 0 148 148
2000 2037 61 1 235 98 41 181 0 0 98 98
1999 2036 61-1 1 272 99 36 220 0 0 99 99
1998 2038 61-1 1 256 100 39 191 0 0 100 100
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 2044 61 1 169 46 27 19 4 21 50 50
2018 2044 61 2 14 0 0 2 1 50 1 1
2017 2044 61 1 165 48 29 24 2 8 50 50
2016 2040 61 1 173 46 27 15 4 27 50 50
2016 2040 61 2 36 1 3 7 0 0 1 1
2015 2040 61 1 175 45 26 19 5 26 50 50
2015 2040 61 2 133 3 2 6 0 0 3 3
2014 2038 61 1 172 45 26 19 5 26 50 50
2014 2038 61 2 38 1 3 0 0 1 1
2013 2037 61 1 134 48 36 14 2 14 50 50
2013 2037 61 2 14 1 7 2 0 0 1 1
2012 2037 61 1 174 45 26 16 5 31 50 50
2011 2037 61 1 131 45 34 10 5 50 50 50
2011 2037 61 2 51 2 4 2 0 0 2 2
2010 2036 61 1 145 45 31 19 5 26 50 50
2010 2036 61 2 50 4 8 5 0 0 4 4
2009 2035 61 1 107 46 43 11 4 36 50 50
2009 2035 61 2 31 2 6 2 0 0 2 2
2008 2035 61 1 105 45 43 11 5 45 50 50
2008 2035 61 2 4 1 25 1 0 0 1 1
2007 2035 61 1 174 90 52 39 10 26 100 100
2007 2035 61 2 78 6 8 6 0 0 6 6
2006 2035 61 1 136 90 66 23 10 43 100 100
2006 2035 61 2 76 7 9 6 3 50 10 10
2005 2037 61 1 142 134 94 34 14 41 148 148
2005 2037 61 2 24 6 25 0 0 6 6
2004 2037 61 1 187 134 71 51 14 27 148 148
2003 2037 61 1 174 134 77 38 14 36 148 148
2002 2037 61 1 158 136 86 43 12 27 148 148
2001 2037 61 1 238 136 57 69 12 17 148 148
2000 2037 61 1 206 93 45 29 5 17 98 98
1999 2036 61-1 1 233 90 38 39 9 23 99 99
1998 2038 61-1 1 220 90 40 36 10 27 100 100
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

Learn more about IDFG Licenses, Tags & Permits
 

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 70.88 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 359,382 acres   70.9%
Graph illustrating 17.4 percent Private 88,226 acres   17.4%
Graph illustrating 5.6 percent State of Idaho 28,386 acres   5.6%
Graph illustrating 4.98 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 25,240 acres   5%
Graph illustrating 0.86 percent Other 4,352 acres   0.9%
Graph illustrating 0.12 percent State of Idaho 593 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.06 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 283 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0 percent State of Idaho 4 acres   0%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.