Elk Controlled Hunt Outfitter Allocated Season

Hunt Area 18
Elk Controlled Hunt 2198 9 Tags

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

10/10/2019 - 11/3/2019

Species
Elk (Cervus canadensis)
Antlered Elk
Only elk with at least one antler longer than 6 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlered elk only. In antlered or spike-only seasons, antlers much accompany the carcass while in transit.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

Restrictions

No special restrictions.

Hunt Area 18
All of Unit 18. Area Size: 180,782 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 18

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 2221 18 9 7 80 40 7 0 100
2017 2221 18 8 4 50 39 4 0 66.7
2016 2201 18 9 4 49 64 4 25.8 25.8
2015 2201 18 9 6 67 51 6 0 100
2014 2178 18-1 9 6 67 51 6 0 75
2013 2182 18-1 9 5 56 61 5 0 80
2012 2169 18 9 2 22 74 2 0 100
2011 2159 18 7 5 71 58 5 0 100
2010 2144 18 7 6 86 64 6 0 83.3
2009 2139 18 7 6 86 32 6 0 83.3
2008 2152 18 5 4 80 31 4 0 75
2007 2152 18 6 5 83 38 5 20 40
2006 2147 18 6 5 83 29 5 0 60
2005 2139 18 5 3 60 27 3 0 0 33
2004 2138 18 6 3 50 29 3 0 0 67
2003 2138 18 5 4 80 19 4 0 0 75
2002 2134 18-1 5 2 40 30 1 1 0 100
2001 2132 18 5 4 80 17 4 0 25 25
2000 2130 18 4 4 0 0 33
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 2221 18 1 1 1 100 0 0 1 9
2017 2221 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
2016 2201 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
2015 2201 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
2014 2178 18-1 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
2013 2182 18-1 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
2012 2169 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
2011 2159 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
2010 2144 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
2009 2139 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
2008 2152 18 1 1 1 100 2 2 100 3 6
2007 2152 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
2006 2147 18 1 6 6 100 0 0 6 6
2005 2139 18 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
2004 2138 18 1 6 6 100 0 0 0 6 6
2003 2138 18 1 5 5 100 0 0 0 5 5
2002 2134 18-1 1 7 5 71 1 0 0 5 5
2001 2132 18 1 8 5 62 0 0 0 5 5
2000 2130 18 1 5 5 100 0 0 0 5 5
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 2221 18 1 1 1 100 0 0 1 9
2017 2221 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
2016 2201 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
2015 2201 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
2014 2178 18-1 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
2013 2182 18-1 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
2012 2169 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
2011 2159 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
2010 2144 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
2009 2139 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
2008 2152 18 1 1 3 100 0 0 3 6
2007 2152 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
2006 2147 18 1 0 0 6 6 100 6 6
2005 2139 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
2004 2138 18 1 1 1 100 5 5 100 6 6
2003 2138 18 1 0 0 100 5 5 100 5 5
2002 2134 18-1 1 0 0 100 7 5 71 5 5
2001 2132 18 1 0 0 100 8 5 62 5 5
2000 2130 18 1 0 0 100 5 5 100 5 5
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 75.98 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 137,356 acres   76%
Graph illustrating 20.05 percent Private 36,248 acres   20.1%
Graph illustrating 1.99 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 3,602 acres   2%
Graph illustrating 1.15 percent State of Idaho 2,076 acres   1.1%
Graph illustrating 0.52 percent Other 946 acres   0.5%
Graph illustrating 0 percent State of Idaho 7 acres   0%

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.