Elk Controlled Hunt Archery Season

Hunt Area 18
Elk Controlled Hunt 2124 40 Tags

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

8/30/2019 - 9/30/2019

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.
Archery
Archery ONLY.

Restrictions

No special restrictions.

Hunt Area 18
All of Unit 18. Area Size: 180,782 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 18

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 2152 18 75 24 32 717 24 5.9 58.4
2017 2152 18 70 18 25 638 18 8.1 69.4
2016 2144 18 61 17 28 617 17 32.3 16.2
2015 2144 18 74 22 29 682 22 0 66.7
2014 2145 18-1 72 22 31 655 22 10.5 68.4
2013 2149 18-1 72 20 28 672 20 15 45
2012 2138 18 73 21 29 666 21 4.7 25
2011 2130 18 72 21 28 711 21 4.9 57.3
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 2152 18 1 309 75 24 75 0 0 75 75
2018 2152 18 2 72 4 6 8 0 0 4 4
2017 2152 18 1 268 75 28 40 0 0 75 75
2017 2152 18 2 78 3 4 10 0 0 3 3
2016 2144 18 1 233 75 32 46 0 0 75 75
2016 2144 18 2 59 3 5 4 0 0 3 3
2015 2144 18 1 190 75 39 42 0 0 75 75
2014 2145 18-1 1 237 75 32 31 0 0 75 75
2014 2145 18-1 2 41 2 5 6 0 0 2 2
2013 2149 18-1 1 226 75 33 46 0 0 75 75
2013 2149 18-1 2 58 4 7 3 0 0 4 4
2012 2138 18 1 238 75 32 57 0 0 75 75
2012 2138 18 2 26 1 4 4 0 0 1 1
2011 2130 18 1 316 75 24 36 0 0 75 75
2011 2130 18 2 92 4 4 15 0 0 4 4
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 2152 18 1 194 68 35 115 7 6 75 75
2018 2152 18 2 54 4 7 18 0 0 4 4
2017 2152 18 1 200 68 34 68 7 10 75 75
2017 2152 18 2 61 2 3 17 1 6 3 3
2016 2144 18 1 176 68 39 57 7 12 75 75
2016 2144 18 2 45 3 7 14 0 0 3 3
2015 2144 18 1 140 68 49 50 7 14 75 75
2014 2145 18-1 1 191 68 36 46 7 15 75 75
2014 2145 18-1 2 36 2 6 5 0 0 2 2
2013 2149 18-1 1 191 68 36 35 7 20 75 75
2013 2149 18-1 2 54 4 7 4 0 0 4 4
2012 2138 18 1 193 68 35 45 7 16 75 75
2012 2138 18 2 20 0 0 6 1 17 1 1
2011 2130 18 1 264 68 26 52 7 13 75 75
2011 2130 18 2 79 3 4 13 1 8 4 4
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
  • Archery Permit
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* (permit for use of a crossbow during archery-only seasons)
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag
  • Adult Elk Tag
  • Archery Permit
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* (permit for use of a crossbow during archery-only seasons)

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 75.98 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 137,356 acres   76%
Graph illustrating 20.05 percent Private 36,248 acres   20.1%
Graph illustrating 1.99 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 3,602 acres   2%
Graph illustrating 1.15 percent State of Idaho 2,076 acres   1.1%
Graph illustrating 0.52 percent Other 946 acres   0.5%
Graph illustrating 0 percent State of Idaho 7 acres   0%

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Access Yes! Properties

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.