That portion of Unit 48 north of Trail Creek and the Ketchum-Warm Springs Creek-Dollarhide Summit Road.
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2% Private, 98% Public, 97% USFS, 1% BLM
Radio-collared elk that previously wintered at feed sites in the South Fork Boise River drainage have increasingly wintered in the Bennett Hills Zone over the last fi ve to eight years? These elk h... Create a free account to read the rest of this elk hunting note!
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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Weather can vary by elevation. See how weather varies by elevation within a unit by selecting an elevation range. Elevation ranges are based on weather stations in or near the unit. Not all weather elements are available within the unit.
Use temperature ranges to plan and prepare for your hunt. Large swings indicate a good layering system should be used.
Be sure to make note of the extreme temperatures as these often pose the greatest risk to hunters.
If you plan on hunting in higher elevation, as a rule of thumb, expect the tempture to decrease roughly 5° for every 1000' in elevation gain.
Population objectives have been revised to better
refl ect current elk population levels, increasing
agricultural crop and property damage issues,
and to balance elk hunting opportunity while
minimizing agricultural concerns?
Elk population objectives in the Sawtooth Zone remain the same because this population has responded favorably to management actions the last three years? It is anticipated that this herd will continue to increase and ultimately meet objectives? Fish a...