Elk Controlled Hunt Landowner Permission Required Extra Antlerless Season

Hunt Area 31-2X
Elk Controlled Hunt 2174 150 Tags

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

8/1/2019 - 9/30/2019

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.

Landowner Permission Required see page 111 of the Big Game Seasons and Rules Booklet).

Hunt Area 31-2X
That portion of Unit 31 outside the National Forest System Boundary that drains into the Weiser River downstream and including that portion of the Pine Creek drainage south of Mill Creek. Area Size: 119,006 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 31

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 2204 31-1X 92 53 57 461 2 51 0 0
2018 2205 31-2X 50 30 60 233 1 28 0 100
2017 2204 31-1X 74 29 39 458 29
2017 2205 31-2X 44 12 28 277 12
2010 2239 31-1X 32 14 44 14
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

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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 68.22 percent Private 81,181 acres   68.2%
Graph illustrating 30.32 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 36,081 acres   30.3%
Graph illustrating 1.38 percent State of Idaho 1,645 acres   1.4%
Graph illustrating 0.07 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 80 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 19 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.