Elk Controlled Hunt Landowner Permission Required Extra Antlerless Season

Hunt Area 21A-1X
Elk Controlled Hunt 2171 200 Tags

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

10/1/2019 - 12/31/2019

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.

  • Landowner Permission Hunt. Written permission from landowner who owns more than 159 acres in the hunt area is required to apply for this hunt. Landowner Permission Hunt Permits will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis at the Nampa, McCall and headquarters IDFG offices starting July 15. Do not apply for this hunt during the controlled hunt application period.
  • 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

On or within 1 mile of private agricultural lands. Landowner Permission Required see page 111 of the Big Game Seasons and Rules Booklet).

Hunt Area 21A-1X
On private irrigated agricultural lands in Units 21A, 28, 29, 30, 30A, 36A, 36B, 37, and 37A. "Private irrigated agricultural lands" are defined as private irrigated lands used to growing or storing plants for profit, in the form of pasture or stored feed for animal production, croplands, nurseries, vineyards or orchards, but which do not include private timberlands. Area Size: 1,385,813 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 21A 28 29 30 30A 36A 36B 37 37A

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 2203 21A-1X 86 57 67 326 57
2017 2203 21A-1X 72 50 69 252 50
2016 2190 21-1X 64 54 86 236 2 53 100 0
2015 2254 21-1X 46 46 1 68 46
2015 2190 21-1X 84 69 81 268 69
Source: Harvest Statistics Database compiled from Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

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

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 74.58 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 1,033,486 acres   74.6%
Graph illustrating 20.24 percent Private 280,492 acres   20.2%
Graph illustrating 4.73 percent State of Idaho 65,550 acres   4.7%
Graph illustrating 0.34 percent Other 4,675 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.04 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 618 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.04 percent State of Idaho 542 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent State of Idaho 275 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.