Elk Hunting in Idaho Unit 36B: Salmon Region

Population objectives for the Salmon Zone are designed to allow the elk population to increase from current levels to reach biological carrying capacity while not exceeding social carrying capacity?

Unit 36B: Salmon Region

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Scores
User Scores
Ease of Drawing
0
 
N/A
Success
24
 
24
Trophy Potential
0
 
N/A
Public Access
92
 
92
Ease of Terrain
66
 
66
Room to Breathe
7
 
7
Opportunity
0
 
N/A
Convenience
29
 
29
Ease of Effort
32
 
32
51
HuntScore

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County

Custer, Lemhi

Size

586 Square Miles (375,325 Acres)

Land Ownership

7% Private, 93% Public, 61% USFS, 31% BLM

Latitude/Longitude

44.5109, -114.3633

Amenities

There are 0 hospitals, 3 hotels, 5 campgrounds, and 2 grocery stores within a 20 mile radius.

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Population objectives for the Salmon Zone are designed to allow the elk population to increase from current levels to reach biological carrying capacity while not exceeding social carrying capacity?

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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 Harvest Stats (2020)


Total Hunters
865
Total Harvest
126
Harvest Male
98
Harvest Female
27
15%
Average Success
Manner Season Type Sex Hunters Harvest Male Female Youth
A
G
N/A 209 6
5
2
0
ALL
ALL
N/A 865 126
98
27
0
ALL
G
N/A 865 126
98
27
0
Any
G
N/A 663 119
94
25
0
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Average Temps

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