Elk Hunting in Idaho Unit 30: Beaverhead Region

Proposed population objectives for the Beaverhead Zone provide a necessary balance between hunter opportunity, hunter success and crop/property damage concerns on agricultural lands?

Unit 30: Beaverhead Region

Scores


Scores
User Scores
Ease of Drawing
22
 
22
Success
42
 
42
Trophy Potential
0
 
N/A
Public Access
77
 
77
Ease of Terrain
71
 
71
Room to Breathe
10
 
10
Opportunity
31
 
31
Convenience
17
 
17
Ease of Effort
33
 
33
53
HuntScore

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County

Lemhi

Size

402 Square Miles (257,063 Acres)

Land Ownership

21% Private, 79% Public, 30% USFS, 47% BLM

Latitude/Longitude

44.9851, -113.5685

Amenities

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

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Proposed population objectives for the Beaverhead Zone provide a necessary balance between hunter opportunity, hunter success and crop/property damage concerns on agricultural lands?

HuntScore Tip

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 Drawing Stats (2021)


Total Quota
344
Licenses Drawn
344
Licenses Surplus
0
Resident Quota
344
Nonresident Quota
33
Landowner Quota
0
Youth Quota
0
24.3%
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
2152
F
ANY
Y
Y
59.5%
70 Motorized Hunting Rule Applies, See Pages 104 - 106
2006
M
ANY
C
13.6%
67 Motorized Hunting Rule Applies, See Pages 104 - 106
2075
F
ANY
C
67.1%
76 Motorized Hunting Rule Applies, See Pages 104 - 106

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Elk Harvest Stats (2020)


Total Hunters
907
Total Harvest
273
Harvest Male
100
Harvest Female
173
30%
Average Success
Manner Season Type Sex Hunters Harvest Male Female Youth
A
G
N/A 333 34
20
14
0
ALL
ALL
N/A 907 273
100
173
0
ALL
G
N/A 601 158
20
138
0
ANY
C
F
144 31
2
29
0
ANY
C
M
144 78
78
0
0
ANY
C
Y
F
18 6
0
6
0
Any
G
N/A 284 122
0
122
0
M
G
N/A 53 2
0
2
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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