Elk Controlled Hunt Muzzleloader Season

Hunt Area 46-1
Elk Controlled Hunt 2141 15 Tags

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

10/1/2019 - 10/14/2019

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
  • 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

Motorized Hunting Rule applies in Unit 47.

Hunt Area 46-1
All of Units 46 and 47 and that portion of Unit 41 east of the West Fork Bruneau River. Area Size: 2,052,430 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 41 46 47

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 2171 46-1 9 3 33 77 3 0 100
2017 2171 46-1 10 5 50 76 5 0 80
2016 2161 46-1 9 6 67 31 6 0 100
2015 2161 46-1 10 4 38 90 4 0 100
2014 2160 46* 10 6 62 48 6 0 100
2013 2162 46* 10 7 70 93 7 0 71
2012 2150 46* 10 6 55 71 6 0 100
2011 2150 46* 10 6 60 51 6 0 100
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 2171 46-1 1 143 10 7 37 0 0 10 10
2017 2171 46-1 1 153 10 7 26 0 0 10 10
2016 2161 46-1 1 151 10 7 45 0 0 10 10
2015 2161 46-1 1 147 10 7 62 0 0 10 10
2014 2160 46* 1 147 10 7 45 0 0 10 10
2013 2162 46* 1 186 10 5 49 0 0 10 10
2012 2150 46* 1 103 10 10 44 0 0 10 10
2011 2150 46* 1 102 10 10 44 0 0 10 10
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 2171 46-1 1 119 9 8 24 1 4 10 10
2017 2171 46-1 1 115 9 8 38 1 3 10 10
2016 2161 46-1 1 118 9 8 33 1 3 10 10
2015 2161 46-1 1 118 9 8 29 1 3 10 10
2014 2160 46* 1 128 9 7 19 1 5 10 10
2013 2162 46* 1 142 9 6 44 1 2 10 10
2012 2150 46* 1 81 9 11 22 1 5 10 10
2011 2150 46* 1 82 9 11 20 1 5 10 10
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

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 71.33 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 1,464,084 acres   71.3%
Graph illustrating 17.93 percent Private 367,930 acres   17.9%
Graph illustrating 5.59 percent U.S. Military 114,737 acres   5.6%
Graph illustrating 4.13 percent State of Idaho 84,732 acres   4.1%
Graph illustrating 0.3 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 6,222 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.25 percent State of Idaho 5,218 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.25 percent Other 5,089 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.21 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 4,307 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0 percent State of Idaho 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.

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.