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Deer General Archery Season

Unit 56

8/30/2011 - 9/30/2011

Either-sex Mule and White-tailed Deer deer info»
Either sex may be taken. view all»
Archery
Archery ONLY. more»

Special Restrictions:
  • Motorized Hunting Rule (MHR): Motorized vehicle use as an aid to hunting for wildlife is restricted to established roadways open to motorized vehicle traffic capable of travel by full-sized automobiles. A full-size automobile shall be defined as any motorized vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) in excess of 1,500 lbs. Find out more information about hunting with ATVs and the Motor Hunting Restriction at fishgame.idaho.gov/cms/hunt/atv/

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Hunt Area

Unit 56
All of Unit 56. Area Size: 578,410 acres
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Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2013 Archery 56 195 11 6 1181 5 6 0 0 0
2012 Archery 56 214 18 9 1239 5 13 0 0 0
2011 Archery 56 91 6 7 430 1 5 0 0 0
2010 Archery 56 99 18 18 544 7 11 0 0 0
2009 Archery 56 84 5 6 452 3 2 33 0 0
2008 Archery 56 91 8 9 490 4 4 25 25 0
2007 Archery 56 117 10 9 924 8 2 38 13 0
2006 Archery 56 71 22 31 19 3 0
2005 Archery 56 68 14 21 344 1 13 0 100 0
2004 Archery 56 82 3 4 436 1 2 100 100 0
2003 Archery 56 34 6 18 165 4 2 0 0 0
2002 Archery 56 54 2 4 279 1 1 0 0 50
2001 Archery 56 89 8 9 232 3 5 0 0 0
2000 Archery 56 5 5 0 0 0 2

Source: Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Licenses, tags and permits may be purchased:

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Resident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Adult Deer Tag $19.75 2011
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Deer Tag $10.75 2011
  • Archery Permit $18.25 2011
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* $1.75 2011 (permit for use of a crossbow during archery-only seasons)

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Junior Mentored Deer Tag $23.75 2011
  • Adult Deer Tag $301.75 2011
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* $1.75 2011 (permit for use of a crossbow during archery-only seasons)

Note: A valid hunting license is required.

* Indicates this item is optional.

Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management Agency

U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) Graph illustrating 5.97% 5.97 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 23.84% 23.84 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 1.32% 1.32 %
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Graph illustrating 4.12% 4.12 %
Private Graph illustrating 51.14% 51.14 %
U.S. National Wildlife Refuge Graph illustrating 0% 0 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 13.59% 13.59 %

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Surface Management Agency data source: Inside Idaho
*Surface Management Agency (a.k.a. Land Status) depicts categories for Federal and State agencies as well as Private lands in Idaho. For government land, this data displays the "managing agency" of the land, which may or may not be the same as the "owning agency" of the land. SMA is sometimes referred to as "ownership", although this term is inaccurate when describing public lands.

Access Yes! Properties

Access Yes! is Fish & Game program designed to improve sportsmen's access to private land or through private land to public land by compensating willing landowners who provide access.

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Forest Service Land

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 2.38% 2.38 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.23% 0.23 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 4.5% 4.5 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 42.42% 42.42 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 37.1% 37.1 %
Forest Graph illustrating 13.36% 13.36 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Deer Outfitters & Guides

  • Rivers West Inc. Area 01
    Operating Area for conducting Snowmobiling activities. Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Bear, Cougar, Wolf hunting.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Unit 56.

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Services

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* Services pages courtesy of the Official Idaho Travel and Tourism Guide

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