Elk Hunting in Idaho Unit 52A: Big Desert Region

Unit 52A: Big Desert Region

Scores


Scores
User Scores
Ease of Drawing
0
 
N/A
Success
22
 
22
Trophy Potential
9
 
9
Public Access
100
 
100
Ease of Terrain
98
 
98
Room to Breathe
100
 
100
Opportunity
0
 
N/A
Convenience
0
 
N/A
Ease of Effort
37
 
37
70
HuntScore

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County

Blaine, Butte, Minidoka, Lincoln

Size

1,738 Square Miles (1,112,212 Acres)

Land Ownership

9% Private, 91% Public, 84% BLM, 44% Wilderness, 34% NPS

Latitude/Longitude

43.1367, -113.6531

Amenities

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

Elk Notes


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This management direction continues the approach taken in the Big Desert during recent years? As agricultural crop and property damage have increased, so have antlerless tag numbers? Hunts have bee... Create a free account to read the rest of this elk hunting note!

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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.

State Agency Website

Visit Idaho Fish and Game

Other Species in Unit

Mountain Lion, Deer, Gray Wolf, Black Bear, Pronghorn,

Businesses Serving Elk Hunters In Unit 52A: Big Desert Region


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Elk Harvest Stats (2020)


Total Hunters
512
Total Harvest
134
Harvest Male
14
Harvest Female
120
26%
Average Success
Manner Season Type Sex Hunters Harvest Male Female Youth
A
G
N/A 83 17
14
3
0
ALL
ALL
N/A 512 134
14
120
0
ALL
G
N/A 512 134
14
120
0
Any
G
N/A 429 117
0
117
0
M
G
N/A 5 0
0
0
0
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Average Temps

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.

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