Elk Controlled Hunt Youth Only Season

Hunt Area 37
Elk Controlled Hunt 2158 25 Tags

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

11/1/2019 - 12/31/2019

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.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

Restrictions
  • YOUTH HUNT: ONLY hunters 10-17 years of age with a valid license and tag may participate in this hunt.
  • 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 37
All of Unit 37. Area Size: 449,657 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 37

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 2188 37 22 5 22 119 5
2017 2188 37 25 12 50 88 12
2016 2174 37 19 12 66 113 2 10 100 0
2015 2174 37 23 14 63 100 14
2014 2138 37 24 10 40 106 10
2013 2140 37 21 16 74 87 16
2012 2130 37 20 12 58 78 12
2011 2136 37 24 6 23 94 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 2188 37 1 20 20 100 16 5 31 25 25
2017 2188 37 1 22 22 100 5 3 60 25 25
2016 2174 37 1 41 25 61 9 0 0 25 25
2016 2174 37 2 11 1 9 0 0 1 1
2015 2174 37 1 42 25 60 4 0 0 25 25
2014 2138 37 1 38 25 66 8 0 0 25 25
2014 2138 37 2 2 1 50 2 0 0 1 1
2013 2140 37 1 29 25 86 10 0 0 25 25
2013 2140 37 2 8 2 25 0 0 2 2
2012 2130 37 1 23 23 100 12 2 17 25 25
2012 2130 37 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
2011 2136 37 1 26 25 96 3 0 0 25 25
2011 2136 37 2 1 1 100 1 0 0 1 1
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 2188 37 1 20 25 100 0 0 25 25
2017 2188 37 1 22 25 100 0 0 25 25
2016 2174 37 1 38 23 61 3 2 67 25 25
2016 2174 37 2 11 1 9 0 0 1 1
2015 2174 37 1 41 25 61 1 0 0 25 25
2014 2138 37 1 37 24 65 1 1 100 25 25
2014 2138 37 2 2 1 50 0 0 1 1
2013 2140 37 1 29 25 86 0 0 25 25
2013 2140 37 2 8 2 25 0 0 2 2
2012 2130 37 1 21 23 100 2 2 100 25 25
2012 2130 37 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
2011 2136 37 1 26 25 96 0 0 25 25
2011 2136 37 2 1 1 100 0 0 1 1
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
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag
  • Adult Elk Tag
  • 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 49.33 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 221,820 acres   49.3%
Graph illustrating 37.94 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 170,603 acres   37.9%
Graph illustrating 9.57 percent Private 43,037 acres   9.6%
Graph illustrating 3.01 percent State of Idaho 13,550 acres   3%
Graph illustrating 0.1 percent Other 429 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.05 percent State of Idaho 218 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.