Elk Controlled Hunt Muzzleloader Season

Hunt Area 36A-2
Elk Controlled Hunt 2138 125 Tags

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

12/8/2019 - 12/22/2019

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 36A-2
That portion of Unit 36A east of the East Fork of the Salmon River downstream from but EXCLUDING the West Pass Creek drainage, and that portion of Unit 50 north of Trail Creek Road and west of U.S. Highway 93, and that portion of Unit 50 north of the Doublespring Pass Road east of U.S. Highway 93. Area Size: 445,776 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 36A 50

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 2168 36A-2 112 21 19 641 18 4 0 70.9
2017 2168 36A-2 94 31 33 574 25 7 16.1 24.2
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 2168 36A-2 1 51 51 100 133 73 55 124 125
2018 2168 36A-2 2 40 21 52 16 0 0 21 21
2017 2168 36A-2 1 29 29 100 41 28 68 57 125
2017 2168 36A-2 2 59 59 100 11 10 91 69 79
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 2168 36A-2 1 40 112 100 11 12 100 124 125
2018 2168 36A-2 2 34 18 53 6 3 50 21 21
2017 2168 36A-2 1 25 50 100 4 7 100 57 125
2017 2168 36A-2 2 53 62 117 6 7 117 69 79
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 54.8 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 244,272 acres   54.8%
Graph illustrating 35.61 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 158,736 acres   35.6%
Graph illustrating 5.49 percent Private 24,465 acres   5.5%
Graph illustrating 3.84 percent State of Idaho 17,121 acres   3.8%
Graph illustrating 0.2 percent State of Idaho 910 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.06 percent Other 273 acres   0.1%

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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.