Elk Controlled Hunt Muzzleloader Season

Hunt Area 39
Elk Controlled Hunt 2140 500 Tags

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

9/8/2019 - 9/30/2019

Species
Elk (Cervus canadensis)
Antlerless Elk
Only elk without antlers or with antlers shorter than 6 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlerless elk only.
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 2170 39 450 52 12 3455 52
2017 2170 39 442 60 14 3012 60
2016 2160 39 438 46 10 2940 46
2015 2160 39 458 93 20 2964 93
2014 2159 39-4 461 74 16 2867 74
2013 2161 39-5 411 50 12 2620 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 2170 39 1 318 318 100 349 182 52 500 500
2018 2170 39 2 86 46 53 38 0 0 46 46
2017 2170 39 1 312 312 100 391 188 48 500 500
2017 2170 39 2 99 55 56 45 0 0 55 55
2016 2160 39 1 307 307 100 380 193 51 500 500
2016 2160 39 2 95 43 45 18 0 0 43 43
2015 2160 39 1 252 252 100 429 248 58 500 500
2015 2160 39 2 106 55 52 37 0 0 55 55
2014 2159 39-4 1 308 308 100 185 132 71 440 500
2014 2159 39-4 2 83 83 100 29 26 90 109 109
2013 2161 39-5 1 270 270 100 161 115 71 385 500
2013 2161 39-5 2 139 139 100 26 10 38 149 149
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 2170 39 1 306 486 100 12 14 100 500 500
2018 2170 39 2 86 46 53 0 0 46 46
2017 2170 39 1 298 481 100 14 19 100 500 500
2017 2170 39 2 94 50 53 5 5 100 55 55
2016 2160 39 1 296 486 100 11 14 100 500 500
2016 2160 39 2 91 42 46 4 1 25 43 43
2015 2160 39 1 250 487 100 2 13 100 500 500
2015 2160 39 2 102 51 50 4 4 100 55 55
2014 2159 39-4 1 301 428 100 7 12 100 440 500
2014 2159 39-4 2 83 109 100 0 0 109 109
2013 2161 39-5 1 267 378 100 3 7 100 385 500
2013 2161 39-5 2 138 148 100 1 1 100 149 149
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.