Elk Hunting in Idaho Unit 37: Lemhi Region

Population objectives are designed bring elk populations within social carrying capacity near existing levels?

Unit 37: Lemhi Region

Scores


Scores
User Scores
Ease of Drawing
29
 
29
Success
37
 
37
Trophy Potential
0
 
N/A
Public Access
91
 
91
Ease of Terrain
85
 
85
Room to Breathe
14
 
14
Opportunity
9
 
9
Convenience
1
 
1
Ease of Effort
37
 
37
55
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County

Custer, Lemhi

Size

703 Square Miles (450,013 Acres)

Land Ownership

10% Private, 90% Public, 38% USFS, 49% BLM, 4% Wilderness

Latitude/Longitude

44.3838, -113.8603

Amenities

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

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Population objectives are designed bring elk populations within social carrying capacity near existing levels?

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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 Over The Counter Hunts (2021)


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Elk Drawing Stats (2021)


Total Quota
294
Licenses Drawn
294
Licenses Surplus
0
Resident Quota
294
Nonresident Quota
29
Landowner Quota
0
Youth Quota
0
30.4%
Overall Unit
1st Choice Draw Odds
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Stats Apply For Sex Manner Season Type Draw Odds HuntScore Notes
2153
F
ANY
Y
Y
74.3%
75 Motorized Hunting Rule Applies, See Pages 104 - 106
2082
F
ANY
C
71.8%
77 Motorized Hunting Rule Applies, See Pages 104 - 106
2011
M
ANY
C
14.8%
68 Motorized Hunting Rule Applies, See Pages 104 - 106
2083
F
ANY
C
89.7%
84 Motorized Hunting Rule Applies, See Pages 104 - 106

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Elk Harvest Stats (2020)


Total Hunters
677
Total Harvest
228
Harvest Male
86
Harvest Female
142
34%
Average Success
Manner Season Type Sex Hunters Harvest Male Female Youth
A
G
N/A 178 17
17
0
0
ALL
ALL
N/A 677 228
86
142
0
ALL
G
N/A 436 106
17
89
0
ANY
C
F
44 11
0
11
0
ANY
C
F
81 32
0
32
0
ANY
C
M
98 67
67
0
0
ANY
C
O
F
1 1
0
1
0
ANY
C
O
F
1 1
0
1
0
ANY
C
O
M
2 2
2
0
0
ANY
C
Y
F
0 0
0
0
0
ANY
C
Y
F
14 8
0
8
0
Any
G
N/A 244 78
0
78
0
M
G
N/A 49 10
0
10
0
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Average Temps

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