Elk Hunting in Idaho Unit 29: Lemhi Region

Population objectives are designed bring elk populations within social carrying capacity near existing levels?

Unit 29: Lemhi Region

Scores


Scores
User Scores
Ease of Drawing
18
 
18
Success
36
 
36
Trophy Potential
0
 
N/A
Public Access
78
 
78
Ease of Terrain
74
 
74
Room to Breathe
10
 
10
Opportunity
16
 
16
Convenience
14
 
14
Ease of Effort
26
 
26
50
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County

Custer, Lemhi

Size

707 Square Miles (452,684 Acres)

Land Ownership

20% Private, 80% Public, 51% USFS, 27% BLM

Latitude/Longitude

44.7757, -113.6449

Amenities

There are 1 hospitals, 0 hotels, 4 campgrounds, and 0 grocery stores within a 20 mile radius.

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Population objectives are designed bring elk populations within social carrying capacity near existing levels?

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The quality of your hunt depends on you. Preseason scouting, preparation for the environmental conditions, and physical conditioning are important factors. The success and quality of your hunt will likely increase with the distance from your vehicle and roads.

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Elk Over The Counter Hunts (2021)


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Elk Drawing Stats (2021)


Total Quota
284
Licenses Drawn
284
Licenses Surplus
0
Resident Quota
284
Nonresident Quota
28
Landowner Quota
0
Youth Quota
0
20.7%
Overall Unit
1st Choice Draw Odds
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Stats Apply For Sex Manner Season Type Draw Odds HuntScore Notes
2074
F
ANY
C
57.4%
69 Motorized Hunting Rule Applies, See Pages 104 - 106
2151
F
ANY
Y
Y
74.3%
70 Motorized Hunting Rule Applies, See Pages 104 - 106
2005
M
ANY
C
15.2%
66 Motorized Hunting Rule Applies, See Pages 104 - 106

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Elk Harvest Stats (2020)


Total Hunters
1,164
Total Harvest
273
Harvest Male
126
Harvest Female
147
23%
Average Success
Manner Season Type Sex Hunters Harvest Male Female Youth
A
G
N/A 570 89
69
20
0
ALL
ALL
N/A 1164 273
126
147
0
ALL
G
N/A 906 202
69
133
0
ANY
C
F
61 12
0
12
0
ANY
C
M
172 55
55
0
0
ANY
C
O
M
7 2
2
0
0
ANY
C
Y
F
18 2
0
2
0
Any
G
N/A 334 107
0
107
0
M
G
N/A 87 6
0
6
0
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Average Temps

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