Elk Controlled Hunt Archery Season

Hunt Area 39
Elk Controlled Hunt 2125 25 Tags

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

9/1/2019 - 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
  • CAUTION - Archers: "Any weapon" antlerless elk hunts or muzzleloader controlled hunts will be open, on or within 1 mile of private fields on which cultivated crops are currently growing, in all or parts of this zone.

Hunt Area 39
All of Unit 39. Area Size: 1,564,124 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 39

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 2153 39 25 7 28 264 7 18.9 66.7
2017 2153 39 26 8 30 248 8 16.7 50
2016 2145 39 22 8 36 194 8 0 83.3
2015 2145 39 24 10 40 253 10 0 50
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 2153 39 1 416 25 6 138 0 0 25 25
2017 2153 39 1 310 25 8 108 0 0 25 25
2017 2153 39 2 106 2 2 15 0 0 2 2
2016 2145 39 1 319 25 8 108 0 0 25 25
2015 2145 39 1 363 25 7 145 0 0 25 25
2015 2145 39 2 69 1 1 8 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 2153 39 1 384 23 6 32 2 6 25 25
2017 2153 39 1 293 25 9 17 0 0 25 25
2017 2153 39 2 106 2 2 0 0 2 2
2016 2145 39 1 294 23 8 25 2 8 25 25
2015 2145 39 1 347 25 7 16 0 0 25 25
2015 2145 39 2 68 1 1 1 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
  • 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

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 58.53 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 915,459 acres   58.5%
Graph illustrating 23.22 percent Private 363,208 acres   23.2%
Graph illustrating 9.15 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 143,110 acres   9.1%
Graph illustrating 5.71 percent State of Idaho 89,369 acres   5.7%
Graph illustrating 1.58 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 24,731 acres   1.6%
Graph illustrating 1.33 percent State of Idaho 20,863 acres   1.3%
Graph illustrating 0.28 percent Other 4,377 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.17 percent U.S. Military 2,674 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 146 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent State of Idaho 104 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent Other 82 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.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.