Elk Controlled Hunt Muzzleloader Season

Hunt Area 54
Elk Controlled Hunt 2145 20 Tags

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

9/25/2019 - 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

No special restrictions.

Hunt Area 54
All of Unit 54. Area Size: 873,344 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 54

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 2173 54 8 6 75 63 6 0 100
2017 2173 54 10 9 88 52 9 0 100
2016 2162 54 10 6 60 75 6 16.7 66.7
2015 2162 54 10 3 29 83 3 0 100
2014 2161 54 12 6 50 72 6 20 40
2013 2163 54 4 3 75 28 3 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 2173 54 1 483 10 2 146 0 0 10 10
2017 2173 54 1 346 10 3 134 0 0 10 10
2017 2173 54 2 254 1 0 25 0 0 1 1
2016 2162 54 1 305 10 3 96 0 0 10 10
2015 2162 54 1 346 10 3 111 0 0 10 10
2014 2161 54 1 275 15 5 98 0 0 15 15
2013 2163 54 1 122 5 4 52 0 0 5 5
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 2173 54 1 361 9 2 122 1 1 10 10
2017 2173 54 1 260 9 3 86 1 1 10 10
2017 2173 54 2 195 0 0 59 1 2 1 1
2016 2162 54 1 215 9 4 90 1 1 10 10
2015 2162 54 1 226 9 4 120 1 1 10 10
2014 2161 54 1 174 14 8 101 1 1 15 15
2013 2163 54 1 83 4 5 39 1 3 5 5
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 40.72 percent Private 355,662 acres   40.7%
Graph illustrating 34.59 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 302,094 acres   34.6%
Graph illustrating 22.79 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 199,078 acres   22.8%
Graph illustrating 1.76 percent State of Idaho 15,347 acres   1.8%
Graph illustrating 0.1 percent State of Idaho 832 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.04 percent U.S. Military 319 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.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.