Cant figure out the no hunting during bow season Sept then come rifle season it all out come one come all firing squads? I hunt hard, I get out early and stay out late. I don't want your hidey holes, I just want to learn what I'm doing wrong. I am by no means a neat freak. Go to the most rugged part of 39 if you want to get away from people. Leverage offline maps and the GPS capabilities of your phone to know where you are even when you are offline. Register here to reply to this topic. The Old Sarge Jan Respond here or pm me, I'm sure others would like to learn from some of you veterans.
The Idaho Hunt Planner provides all information the hunter needs for a successful Idaho hunt: Region 3; Southwest Region; Boise River Elk Zone; Unit Antlered Elk: Only elk with at least one antler longer than 6 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlered elk only. In antlered or spike-only. Has anyone hunted 39 off of the road between horshoe bend and banks? some idaho guys about places to try.
if you need any help with units 22. I'll do it for elk, but there are several other areas I'd hunt first for deer.
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For the most part this area is in a sad state of affairs from what I have seen every year that I don't tag out when I have gone up thinking I could get in a quick day hunt by getting miles away from roads.
Return to listing. Good luck oakbrush. That can be hard to do for those of us that do hunt on foot, because that means we have to hike in the dark.
Quick links. I think fish and game needs to put 39 into an all draw unit, lol that pry will fire up some guys I understand that it's so close to Boise and a place to get in a quick hunt but in all honesty it's just dangerous to hunt in some spots.
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|I think because there are a lot of hunters in this unit you will have to be on the mountain in a position where you feel there is a good chance of deer being located about 30 minutes minimum before the first light of dawn.
My hunting season this year might consist of hunting several so i just wanted to get some conversation going with some idaho guys about places to try. By the way, congrats on drawing the unit 40 tag, I have seen some real hogs come out of that unit.
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I hunt up high and walk miles and miles glassing for hours an still see very few bucks. I always mean to take that drive but haven't managed to yet. I am no expert by any means but I spend alot of time scouting and studying maps etc. I hope this sheds some light on the unit.
Man I saw my thread had blown up to 3 pages and was stoked thinking someone had spilled the beans on elk hunting for me:) Two whole. Area regulates hunting opportunities for elk in Idaho and covers square square miles (71%) of the total land covered by this game management unit.
Plenty of wilderness area in I hunt up high and walk miles and miles glassing for hours an still see very few bucks.
Too, too, many people in easy to reach area. I don't have horses or an ATV. Good luck and keep us posted with what you find on your scouting trips! It is much easier to exchange info on the phone.
I honestly don't know what I'm doing wrong. I hunt hard, I get out early.
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New to Idaho unit Mule Deer Hunting, Elk Hunting and Western Big Game Hunting. Forums, Articles, Photos, Tips, Information. Guides. While Hunting Deer, I saw elk everyday that I was out. Several hundred cows and probably a doze.
Hours of glassing is the key, not hours of hiking.
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There are 10 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested areas: Boise National Forest. Search titles only. Unless you go into the wilderness parts of 39, there is good stuff in there. Change width.