Idaho Elk Hunting


Idaho Elk Hunting OufittersChoosing the right state for elk hunting can be a difficult task. Idaho should be on every hunters option list for their next possible elk hunt. This page was designed to educate hunters on Idaho elk hunting in the Gem State. We have also compiled a list of Idaho elk hunting outfitters that you can use if you're considering using a guide on your next elk hunt. An elk hunting outfitter can be great for both a novice and expert hunter since they can really help increase the success rate of harvesting an elk.

Idaho Elk HuntingNo matter what state you choose to hunt elk in you need to follow local laws and regulations. In the great state of Idaho to legally hunt elk you must purchase a hunting license and along with you also need a special tag. Idaho also has specific date ranges that hunters are allowed to hunt elk and they are managed by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. The revenue from the purchase of hunting licenses and elk tags helps fund Idaho's elk population management and conservation programs.



Idaho Elk Hunting Outfitters

Located below is a collection of elk hunting outfitters that provide hunts in the state of Idaho. We personally do not endorse or specifically recommend any of the below outfitters. You should also make sure to research outfitters and make sure they are properly licensed in the state they operate in. Make sure you do all your research prior to making a deposit on a future hunt. You can contact us if you operate an elk hunting outfit in Idaho and would like to be added below.

Wild Idaho Outfitters


Phone: 208-252-1053
Mail: P.O. Box 1176 Challis, ID 83226
Services: Elk, Deer, Bear & Wolf hunts
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Deadwood Outfitters


Phone: 208-365-8789
Mail: PO Box 1107 Cascade, Idaho 83611
Services: Elk, Mule Deer & Wolf Hunts
[Visit their Website] - [View Previous Harvested Elk]



Juniper Mountain Ranch


Phone: 208-663-4585 (Cindy Siddoway)
Mail: 1764 East 1200 North Terreton, ID 83450 ()
Services: Elk and Bison Hunts
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Richie Outfitters


Phone: 208-756-3231
Mail: 26 Haynes Creek Rd Salmon, ID 83467
Services: Elk, Deer, Bear, Lion, Moose and Wolf Hunts
[Visit their Website] - [View Previous Harvested Elk]



Wind River Outfitters


Phone: 208-278-3706 OR 800-854-6697
Mail: 5265 HWY 30 South New Plymouth ID 83655
Services: Elk/Deer, Bear, Wolf, M. Lion, Moose & Bighorn Sheep
[Visit their Website] - [View Previous Harvested Elk]



Clark Fork Outfitters


Phone: 208-290-3087
Mail: P.O. Box 311 Clark Fork, Idaho 83811
Services: Elk Hunting
[Visit their Website] - [View Previous Harvested Elk]



Idaho Elk Hunting Laws and Regulations

Before you go on your elk hunt in Idaho you need to familiarize yourself with their current hunting laws and regulations. These laws and regulations are created and enforced by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Idaho has zero tolerance for poaching and anyone caught illegally hunting elk or any other animal in Idaho can face financial penalties and even jail time. Even if you plan on using an outfitter for your elk hunt you need to make sure they follow all hunting regulations. It's recommended that you review our eight questions to ask an outfitter located on our elk hunting outfitters page.

You can report violations by calling 1-800-632-5999 - Help stop poaching in Idaho!


Idaho Elk Hunting Facts and Statistics

  • Annual Elk Harvest - 9,866 (2011 - General Elk Hunt)
  • Annual Elk Hunters - 73,143 (2011 - General Elk Hunt)
  • Hunter Success Rate - 13.6% (2011 - General Elk Hunt)
  • Record Elk (Typical) - 412 5/8 Score in 1954 by Elmer Bacus at Weiser Rover
  • Record Elk (Non Typical) - 430 4/8 Score in 1970 by Peter J. Orazi JR. in Latah County


Idaho Trophy Elk Pictures

Below is our collection of elk hunting trophy pictures from hunts that took place in Idaho. If you want to view more photos we recommend that you view our elk hunting pictures archive. You might also find our elk hunting video archive quite interesting if you want to physically watch some elk get harvested on past Idaho elk hunts.



Juniper Mountain Ranch - Elk Trophy


Phone: 208-663-4585 (Cindy Siddoway)

Juniper Mountain Ranch - Elk Trophy [RETURN TO IDAHO ELK HUNTING OUTFITTERS]




Deadwood Outfitters - Elk Trophy


Phone: 208-365-8789

Deadwood Outfitters - Elk Trophy [RETURN TO IDAHO ELK HUNTING OUTFITTERS]




Richie Outfitters - Elk Trophy


Phone: 208-756-3231

Richie Outfitters - Elk Trophy [RETURN TO IDAHO ELK HUNTING OUTFITTERS]




Wind River Outfitters - Elk Trophy


Phone: 800-854-6697 or 208-278-3706

Wind River Outfitters - Elk Trophy [RETURN TO IDAHO ELK HUNTING OUTFITTERS]




Clark Fork Outfitters - Elk Trophy


Phone: 208-290-3087

Clark Fork Outfitters - Elk Trophy [RETURN TO IDAHO ELK HUNTING OUTFITTERS]