Elk Controlled Hunt Muzzleloader Season

Hunt Area 66-1
Elk Controlled Hunt 2149 50 Tags

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

10/1/2019 - 10/9/2019

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

Hunt Area 66-1
All of Units 66 and 69. Area Size: 1,149,590 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 66 69

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 2177 66-1 46 14 29 239 11 3 25.4 38.1
2017 2177 66-1 43 14 32 199 8 5 22 56.1
2016 2166 66-1 43 11 25 234 8 3 0 60
2014 2165 66* 46 18 39 192 14 4 18.2 36.4
2013 2168 66* 47 7 15 226 7 29 57
2012 2155 66* 46 12 27 251 10 2 22.4 48.5
2011 2155 66* 48 9 19 242 8 1 25 25
2010 2140 66* 47 10 21 261 6 4 16.7 66.7
2009 2135 66* 50 6 12 312 4 2 25 50
2008 2137 66* 44 10 23 243 8 2 12 50
2007 2137 66* 45 7 16 241 5 2 0 60
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 2177 66-1 1 157 50 32 59 0 0 50 50
2018 2177 66-1 2 42 5 12 7 0 0 5 5
2017 2177 66-1 1 126 50 40 53 0 0 50 50
2016 2166 66-1 1 101 50 50 45 0 0 50 50
2016 2166 66-1 2 76 7 9 8 0 0 7 7
2014 2165 66* 1 110 50 45 33 0 0 50 50
2014 2165 66* 2 14 1 7 0 0 1 1
2013 2168 66* 1 141 50 35 44 0 0 50 50
2013 2168 66* 2 21 2 10 6 0 0 2 2
2012 2155 66* 1 120 50 42 39 0 0 50 50
2012 2155 66* 2 30 4 13 4 0 0 4 4
2011 2155 66* 1 148 50 34 36 0 0 50 50
2010 2140 66* 1 134 50 37 40 0 0 50 50
2010 2140 66* 2 38 2 5 3 0 0 2 2
2009 2135 66* 1 120 50 42 47 0 0 50 50
2009 2135 66* 2 18 1 6 0 0 1 1
2008 2137 66* 1 149 50 34 46 0 0 50 50
2008 2137 66* 2 23 2 9 12 0 0 2 2
2007 2137 66* 1 140 50 36 43 0 0 50 50
2007 2137 66* 2 42 8 19 7 0 0 8 8
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 2177 66-1 1 135 45 33 22 5 23 50 50
2018 2177 66-1 2 42 5 12 0 0 5 5
2017 2177 66-1 1 115 48 42 11 2 18 50 50
2016 2166 66-1 1 92 45 49 9 5 56 50 50
2016 2166 66-1 2 70 7 10 6 0 0 7 7
2014 2165 66* 1 94 45 48 16 5 31 50 50
2014 2165 66* 2 13 1 8 1 0 0 1 1
2013 2168 66* 1 125 45 36 16 5 31 50 50
2013 2168 66* 2 21 2 10 0 0 2 2
2012 2155 66* 1 108 45 42 12 5 42 50 50
2012 2155 66* 2 29 4 14 1 0 0 4 4
2011 2155 66* 1 133 45 34 15 5 33 50 50
2010 2140 66* 1 117 45 38 17 5 29 50 50
2010 2140 66* 2 36 1 3 2 1 50 2 2
2009 2135 66* 1 105 45 43 15 5 33 50 50
2009 2135 66* 2 14 1 7 4 0 0 1 1
2008 2137 66* 1 126 46 37 23 4 17 50 50
2008 2137 66* 2 19 1 5 4 1 25 2 2
2007 2137 66* 1 105 45 43 35 5 14 50 50
2007 2137 66* 2 30 5 17 12 3 25 8 8
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 48.53 percent Private 557,853 acres   48.5%
Graph illustrating 17.83 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 204,974 acres   17.8%
Graph illustrating 11.92 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 137,030 acres   11.9%
Graph illustrating 11.54 percent State of Idaho 132,714 acres   11.5%
Graph illustrating 3.48 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 39,954 acres   3.5%
Graph illustrating 3.32 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 38,134 acres   3.3%
Graph illustrating 1.67 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 19,239 acres   1.7%
Graph illustrating 1.02 percent State of Idaho 11,767 acres   1%
Graph illustrating 0.53 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 6,093 acres   0.5%
Graph illustrating 0.16 percent Other 1,792 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) 40 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.