Elk Controlled Hunt Muzzleloader Season

Hunt Area 61
Elk Controlled Hunt 2147 200 Tags

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

11/11/2019 - 12/9/2019

Species
Elk (Cervus canadensis)
Either-sex Elk
Either sex may be taken.
Muzzleloader
Muzzleloader ONLY.

Restrictions

No special restrictions.

Grizzly Bear Caution!
Grizzlies may be found in all or parts of this area. Be prepared. Hunting in grizzly bear country can be very safe and rewarding. Visit our Grizzly Bear Page to learn more.

Hunt Area 61
All of Unit 61. Area Size: 507,046 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 61

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 2175 61 174 29 17 1166 8 21 15.1 15.1
2017 2175 61 165 27 16 1130 6 20 75.7 24.3
2016 2164 61 159 12 8 1255 12
2015 2164 61 176 30 17 1143 7 23 20 40
2014 2163 61 182 38 21 1116 12 26 50 0
2013 2165 61 179 25 14 1173 7 18 14 0
2012 2152 61 180 33 18 1211 5 28 43.5 0
2011 2152 61 176 31 17 1134 9 21 33.6 0
2010 2137 61 169 30 18 927 9 21 33.3 11.1
2009 2132 61 176 26 15 1306 4 22 50 0
2008 2134 61 180 32 18 1247 11 21 39 0
2007 2134 61 156 14 9 940 7 7 29 14
2006 2136 61 179 24 13 1137 3 20 0 100
2005 2136 61 234 33 14 1407 5 28 20 20
2004 2134 61 266 36 14 1803 14 20 7 0
2003 2136 61 267 57 21 1784 21 35 36 14
2002 2132 61 243 32 13 1651 13 19 20 30
2001 2130 61 247 71 29 1625 23 48 29 24
2000 2128 61 41 21 19 11 6
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 2175 61 1 72 72 100 203 128 63 200 200
2018 2175 61 2 51 33 65 18 0 0 33 33
2017 2175 61 1 77 77 100 198 123 62 200 200
2017 2175 61 2 52 27 52 13 0 0 27 27
2016 2164 61 1 66 66 100 240 134 56 200 200
2016 2164 61 2 55 48 87 31 0 0 48 48
2015 2164 61 1 96 96 100 199 104 52 200 200
2015 2164 61 2 44 25 57 17 0 0 25 25
2014 2163 61 1 88 88 100 190 112 59 200 200
2014 2163 61 2 49 37 76 21 0 0 37 37
2013 2165 61 1 91 91 100 145 104 72 195 200
2013 2165 61 2 56 28 50 9 0 0 28 28
2012 2152 61 1 102 102 100 158 98 62 200 200
2012 2152 61 2 56 20 36 13 0 0 20 20
2011 2152 61 1 118 118 100 133 76 57 194 200
2011 2152 61 2 36 28 78 30 0 0 28 28
2010 2137 61 1 114 114 100 146 86 59 200 200
2010 2137 61 2 24 19 79 10 0 0 19 19
2009 2132 61 1 109 109 100 121 82 68 191 200
2009 2132 61 2 39 32 82 9 0 0 32 32
2008 2134 61 1 112 112 100 102 67 66 179 200
2008 2134 61 2 43 43 100 17 2 12 45 45
2007 2134 61 1 80 80 100 115 64 56 144 200
2007 2134 61 2 23 23 100 11 6 55 29 82
2006 2136 61 1 128 128 100 165 72 44 200 200
2006 2136 61 2 33 33 100 24 6 25 39 39
2005 2136 61 1 118 118 100 209 130 62 248 300
2005 2136 61 2 41 41 100 26 22 85 63 100
2004 2134 61 1 191 189 99 287 111 38 300 300
2004 2134 61 2 48 22 45 40 0 0 22 22
2003 2136 61 1 183 183 100 233 116 49 299 300
2002 2132 61 1 224 224 100 275 76 27 300 300
2001 2130 61 1 216 216 100 233 84 36 300 300
2000 2128 61 1 337 300 89 249 0 0 300 300
1999 2140 61-3 1 243 243 100 277 57 20 300 300
1998 2148 61-3 1 267 261 97 205 39 19 300 300
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 2175 61 1 54 180 100 18 20 100 200 200
2018 2175 61 2 42 30 71 9 3 33 33 33
2017 2175 61 1 66 181 100 11 19 100 200 200
2017 2175 61 2 52 27 52 0 0 27 27
2016 2164 61 1 53 180 100 13 20 100 200 200
2016 2164 61 2 53 46 87 2 2 100 48 48
2015 2164 61 1 88 191 100 8 9 100 200 200
2015 2164 61 2 41 24 59 3 1 33 25 25
2014 2163 61 1 78 184 100 10 16 100 200 200
2014 2163 61 2 47 35 74 2 2 100 37 37
2013 2165 61 1 86 183 100 5 12 100 195 200
2013 2165 61 2 50 25 50 6 3 50 28 28
2012 2152 61 1 99 195 100 3 5 100 200 200
2012 2152 61 2 48 19 40 8 1 12 20 20
2011 2152 61 1 109 182 100 9 12 100 194 200
2011 2152 61 2 36 28 78 0 0 28 28
2010 2137 61 1 109 191 100 5 9 100 200 200
2010 2137 61 2 22 18 82 2 1 50 19 19
2009 2132 61 1 105 186 100 4 5 100 191 200
2009 2132 61 2 35 31 89 4 1 25 32 32
2008 2134 61 1 107 171 100 5 8 100 179 200
2008 2134 61 2 37 39 100 6 6 100 45 45
2007 2134 61 1 72 135 100 8 9 100 144 200
2007 2134 61 2 23 29 100 0 0 29 82
2006 2136 61 1 112 182 100 16 18 100 200 200
2006 2136 61 2 27 32 100 6 7 100 39 39
2005 2136 61 1 108 224 100 10 24 100 248 300
2005 2136 61 2 34 52 100 7 11 100 63 100
2004 2134 61 1 159 270 100 32 30 93 300 300
2004 2134 61 2 36 16 44 12 6 50 22 22
2003 2136 61 1 164 269 100 19 30 100 299 300
2002 2132 61 1 201 270 100 23 30 100 300 300
2001 2130 61 1 202 277 100 14 23 100 300 300
2000 2128 61 1 297 270 90 40 30 75 300 300
1999 2140 61-3 1 223 276 100 20 24 100 300 300
1998 2148 61-3 1 231 270 100 36 30 83 300 300
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 70.88 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 359,382 acres   70.9%
Graph illustrating 17.4 percent Private 88,226 acres   17.4%
Graph illustrating 5.6 percent State of Idaho 28,386 acres   5.6%
Graph illustrating 4.98 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 25,240 acres   5%
Graph illustrating 0.86 percent Other 4,352 acres   0.9%
Graph illustrating 0.12 percent State of Idaho 593 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.06 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 283 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0 percent State of Idaho 4 acres   0%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.