Elk Controlled Hunt Landowner Permission Required Extra Antlerless Season

Hunt Area 39-2X
Elk Controlled Hunt 2177 125 Tags

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

8/1/2019 - 10/4/2019

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 39-2X
That portion of Unit 39, starting at the Highway 55/Highway 17 Junction and following the northern boundary of Unit 39 southeast until the intersection of Forest Service Road 374 at Hawley Mountain, then south along Forest Service Road 374 (Bogus Basin Rd.) to the intersection of Cartwright Road, then west on Cartwright Road until the intersection with Dry Creek Road, then west on Dry Creek Road to Hwy 55, then north on Hwy 55 to point of beginning. Area Size: 122,928 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 39

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 2206 39-1X 118 63 54 662 63
2017 2206 39-1X 115 39 34 793 39
2016 2191 39-1X 110 80 73 526 80
2015 2191 39-1X 238 204 86 922 204
2014 2167 39X* 210 101 48 1095 101
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.

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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 72.52 percent Private 89,151 acres   72.5%
Graph illustrating 11.86 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 14,581 acres   11.9%
Graph illustrating 11.65 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 14,322 acres   11.7%
Graph illustrating 3.79 percent State of Idaho 4,655 acres   3.8%
Graph illustrating 0.17 percent Other 206 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent State of Idaho 14 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.