Elk Hunting in Idaho Unit 22: Weiser River Region

Population objectives for the Weiser River Zone involve reducing overall elk numbers in areas where agricultural concerns are high while continuing to provide a broad range of hunting opportunity?Decrease cow elk population within proposed objectives;

Unit 22: Weiser River Region

Scores


Scores
User Scores
Ease of Drawing
100
 
100
Success
18
 
18
Trophy Potential
0
 
N/A
Public Access
67
 
67
Ease of Terrain
73
 
73
Room to Breathe
5
 
5
Opportunity
32
 
32
Convenience
15
 
15
Ease of Effort
37
 
37
61
HuntScore

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County

Idaho, Adams, Washington

Size

857 Square Miles (548,317 Acres)

Land Ownership

27% Private, 73% Public, 55% USFS, 8% BLM, 1% State, 3% Wilderness

Latitude/Longitude

44.8856, -116.6309

Amenities

There are 0 hospitals, 0 hotels, 5 campgrounds, and 1 grocery stores within a 20 mile radius.

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Population objectives for the Weiser River Zone involve reducing overall elk numbers in areas where agricultural concerns are high while continuing to provide a broad range of hunting opportunity?Decrease cow elk population within proposed objectives;

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.

Photos and Terrain Notes


Elk Drawing Stats (2021)


Total Quota
250
Licenses Drawn
105
Licenses Surplus
145
Resident Quota
250
Nonresident Quota
25
Landowner Quota
0
Youth Quota
0
100%
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
2126
F
M
M
100%
76 Antlerless only

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Elk Harvest Stats (2020)


Total Hunters
2,600
Total Harvest
501
Harvest Male
322
Harvest Female
180
19%
Average Success
Manner Season Type Sex Hunters Harvest Male Female Youth
A
G
N/A 785 121
95
26
0
ALL
ALL
N/A 2600 501
322
180
0
ALL
G
N/A 2600 501
322
180
0
Any
G
N/A 1986 380
226
153
0
M
C
F
101 20
1
19
0
M
G
N/A 6 0
0
0
0
HuntScore Tip: Ever hunt a unit with a 100% success rate and not see any animals? If you're nodding your head to any of these scenarios then you're one of the people who knows that statistics are a good guide, but they aren't a guarantee.

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Average Temps

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