Elk Hunting in Idaho Unit 39-1X: Boise River Region

Elk population objectives remain the same due to a stable population and harvest rate? Management direction involves balancing a robust and migratory elk population with general hunt opportunity near a large human population center, while limiting agri...

Unit 39-1X: Boise River Region

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Scores
User Scores
Ease of Drawing
50
 
50
Success
51
 
51
Trophy Potential
0
 
N/A
Public Access
54
 
54
Ease of Terrain
88
 
88
Room to Breathe
37
 
37
Opportunity
49
 
49
Convenience
0
 
N/A
Ease of Effort
40
 
40
62
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County

Elmore, Ada

Size

457 Square Miles (292,752 Acres)

Land Ownership

34% Private, 66% Public, 19% USFS, 35% BLM

Latitude/Longitude

43.3598, -115.7558

Amenities

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

Elk Notes


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Elk population objectives remain the same due to a stable population and harvest rate? Management direction involves balancing a robust and migratory elk population with general hunt opportunity near a large human population center, while limiting agricultural crop and property damage on private land during winter?

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Other Species in Unit

Deer,

Photos and Terrain Notes


Elk Drawing Stats (2020)


Total Quota
300
Licenses Drawn
0
Licenses Surplus
300
Resident Quota
300
Nonresident Quota
30
Landowner Quota
0
Youth Quota
0
0%
Overall Unit
1st Choice Draw Odds
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Stats Apply For Sex Manner Season Type Draw Odds HuntScore Notes
2176
F
ANY
C
0%
0 For application information, See Page 111

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Elk Harvest Stats (2020)


Total Hunters
85
Total Harvest
52
Harvest Male
4
Harvest Female
48
61%
Average Success
Manner Season Type Sex Hunters Harvest Male Female Youth
ALL
ALL
N/A 85 52
4
48
0
ANY
C
F
85 52
4
48
0
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Average Temps

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