Elk Hunting in Idaho Unit 36-1: Sawtooth Region

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...

Unit 36-1: Sawtooth Region

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Scores
User Scores
Ease of Drawing
94
 
94
Success
33
 
33
Trophy Potential
6
 
6
Public Access
100
 
100
Ease of Terrain
75
 
75
Room to Breathe
46
 
46
Opportunity
36
 
36
Convenience
86
 
86
Ease of Effort
57
 
57
79
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County

Custer, Blaine, Elmore, Boise, Camas

Size

467 Square Miles (298,713 Acres)

Land Ownership

5% Private, 95% Public, 95% USFS, 17% BLM, 32% Wilderness

Latitude/Longitude

44.0394, -114.8087

Amenities

There are 0 hospitals, 1 hotels, 64 campgrounds, and 0 grocery stores within a 20 mile radius.

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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 Drawing Stats (2020)


Total Quota
233
Licenses Drawn
205
Licenses Surplus
28
Resident Quota
233
Nonresident Quota
24
Landowner Quota
0
Youth Quota
0
90.4%
Overall Unit
1st Choice Draw Odds
Choose a hunt below to take a deeper dive into quotas, drawing odds, drawing trends, and harvest data.
Stats Apply For Sex Manner Season Type Draw Odds HuntScore Notes
2200
F
ANY
C
O
0%
0 Antlerless only, Portion of Unit only, See Hunt Planner or ; contact the Salmon Regional Office for map of Hunt Area
2081
F
ANY
C
90.4%
0 Portion of Unit only, See Hunt Planner or contact the ; Salmon Regional Office for map of Hunt Area

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Elk Harvest Stats (2020)


Total Hunters
172
Total Harvest
61
Harvest Male
0
Harvest Female
61
35%
Average Success
Manner Season Type Sex Hunters Harvest Male Female Youth
ALL
ALL
N/A 172 61
0
61
0
ANY
C
F
172 61
0
61
0
ANY
C
O
F
0 0
0
0
0
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