Elk Controlled Hunt Muzzleloader Season

Hunt Area 30A
Elk Controlled Hunt 2133 50 Tags

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

11/1/2019 - 11/30/2019

Species
Elk (Cervus canadensis)
Either-sex Elk
Either sex may be taken.
Muzzleloader
Muzzleloader ONLY.

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

Hunt Area 30A
All of Unit 30A. Area Size: 176,155 acres
pdf View a High Resolution Adobe PDF Map of Hunt Area 30A
More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 30A

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 2163 30A 49 16 33 303 9 7 0 58.1
2017 2163 30A 48 23 47 315 17 5 30.6 23.3
2016 2155 30A 30 18 62 225 18 18.9 35.1
2015 2155 30A 30 12 42 188 11 1 0 44.4
2014 2155 30A 29 14 48 169 9 5 12.5 50
2013 2157 30A-1 27 16 59 176 12 4 12 25
2012 2146 30A 27 11 40 182 8 3 0 38.3
2011 2146 30A 28 11 41 163 8 3 0 12.2
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 2163 30A 1 175 50 29 48 0 0 50 50
2018 2163 30A 2 14 1 7 7 0 0 1 1
2017 2163 30A 1 183 50 27 40 0 0 50 50
2017 2163 30A 2 92 3 3 6 0 0 3 3
2016 2155 30A 1 156 30 19 47 0 0 30 30
2015 2155 30A 1 147 30 20 38 0 0 30 30
2015 2155 30A 2 26 1 4 2 0 0 1 1
2014 2155 30A 1 105 30 29 34 0 0 30 30
2014 2155 30A 2 33 1 3 4 0 0 1 1
2013 2157 30A-1 1 138 30 22 39 0 0 30 30
2012 2146 30A 1 92 30 33 37 0 0 30 30
2011 2146 30A 1 100 30 30 54 0 0 30 30
2011 2146 30A 2 24 1 4 3 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 2163 30A 1 137 45 33 38 5 13 50 50
2018 2163 30A 2 13 1 8 1 0 0 1 1
2017 2163 30A 1 154 45 29 29 5 17 50 50
2017 2163 30A 2 77 3 4 15 0 0 3 3
2016 2155 30A 1 126 27 21 30 3 10 30 30
2015 2155 30A 1 130 27 21 17 3 18 30 30
2015 2155 30A 2 23 1 4 3 0 0 1 1
2014 2155 30A 1 96 27 28 9 3 33 30 30
2014 2155 30A 2 31 1 3 2 0 0 1 1
2013 2157 30A-1 1 121 29 24 17 1 6 30 30
2012 2146 30A 1 85 28 33 7 2 29 30 30
2011 2146 30A 1 91 28 31 9 2 22 30 30
2011 2146 30A 2 20 1 5 4 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
  • Muzzleloader Permit
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag
  • Adult Elk Tag
  • Muzzleloader Permit
  • 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 52.34 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 92,201 acres   52.3%
Graph illustrating 32.33 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 56,957 acres   32.3%
Graph illustrating 11.78 percent Private 20,751 acres   11.8%
Graph illustrating 3.42 percent State of Idaho 6,026 acres   3.4%

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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.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.