Elk Hunting in Idaho Unit 68-1X (Controlled Hunt Oppty.): Big Desert Zone

Unit 68-1X (Controlled Hunt Oppty.): Big Desert Zone

Scores


Scores
User Scores
Ease of Drawing
50
 
50
Success
75
 
75
Trophy Potential
8
 
8
Public Access
75
 
75
Ease of Terrain
98
 
98
Room to Breathe
100
 
100
Opportunity
0
 
N/A
Convenience
9
 
9
Ease of Effort
80
 
80
74
HuntScore

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Private land within Unit 68.

Size

1,780 Square Miles (1,139,262 Acres)

Land Ownership

30% Private, 48% Public, 55% BLM, 2% State, 7% NPS, 7% Other

Latitude/Longitude

43.1086, -113.0221

Amenities

There are 0 hospitals, 2 hotels, 4 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

Businesses Serving Elk Hunters In Unit 68-1X (Controlled Hunt Oppty.): Big Desert Zone


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Elk Drawing Stats (2020)


Total Quota
25
Licenses Drawn
0
Licenses Surplus
25
Resident Quota
25
Nonresident Quota
2
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
2191
F
ANY
C
0%
0 Private land only, For application information, See Page 111

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Elk Harvest Stats (2020)


Total Hunters
1
Total Harvest
1
Harvest Male
0
Harvest Female
1
100%
Average Success
Manner Season Type Sex Hunters Harvest Male Female Youth
ALL
ALL
N/A 1 1
0
1
0
ANY
C
F
1 1
0
1
0
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Weather Insights


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Average Temps

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