Elk Controlled Hunt Muzzleloader Season

Hunt Area 39
Elk Controlled Hunt 2139 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.
Muzzleloader
Muzzleloader ONLY.

Restrictions
  • CAUTION - Archers and Muzzleloaders: "Any weapon" elk hunts will be open during the archery or muzzleloader season in all or parts of this hunt. Please use appropriate caution.

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 2169 39 24 16 65 128 16 0 59
2017 2169 39 25 15 59 166 15 0 81.2
2016 2159 39 23 11 49 149 11 21.2 54.5
2015 2159 39 22 3 13 226 3 50 0
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 2169 39 1 367 25 7 136 0 0 25 25
2018 2169 39 2 162 3 2 33 0 0 3 3
2017 2169 39 1 334 25 7 133 0 0 25 25
2016 2159 39 1 311 25 8 168 0 0 25 25
2016 2159 39 2 78 1 1 19 0 0 1 1
2015 2159 39 1 532 25 5 166 0 0 25 25
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 2169 39 1 349 24 7 18 1 6 25 25
2018 2169 39 2 155 3 2 7 0 0 3 3
2017 2169 39 1 310 23 7 24 2 8 25 25
2016 2159 39 1 279 24 9 32 1 3 25 25
2016 2159 39 2 66 1 2 12 0 0 1 1
2015 2159 39 1 492 23 5 40 2 5 25 25
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 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.