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Unit 40

10/10/2011 - 11/24/2011

Antlerless White-tailed Deer deer info»
Only deer without antlers or with antlers shorter than 3 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlerless deer only. view all»
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun. more»

Special Restrictions:
  • Very limited access due to few roads, and private property. Only a portion of the unit is open to hunting
  • Only a portion of this Area is OPEN to hunt, see note for details.
  • YOUTH HUNT: ONLY hunters 12-17 years of age with a valid license and tag may participate in this hunt.
  • Short-range Weapons ONLY in a portion of this hunt, see note for details.

Short-range weapons ONLY on the island in the Snake River. Short-range weapons only on C.J. Strike and Chester Wetlands Wildlife Management Areas.

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Hunt Area

Unit 40
All of Unit 40. Area Size: 1,447,542 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 Any Weapon 40 2485 522 21 7703 516 5 1 0 0
2012 Any Weapon 40 2335 606 26 6879 606 1 0 0
2011 Any Weapon 40 2701 813 30 8088 704 109 2 0 1
2010 Any Weapon 40 2321 850 37 6553 770 80 0 0 1
2009 Any Weapon 40 2152 824 38 5660 728 95 2 0 2
2008 Any Weapon 40 2004 516 26 6141 425 90 1 0 0
2007 Any Weapon 40 1919 587 31 5504 542 38 3 0 1
2006 Any Weapon 40 2104 988 47 833 142 1 0 3
2005 Any Weapon 40 2094 916 44 5957 791 126 1 0 2
2004 Any Weapon 40 1707 598 35 4643 504 90 1 0 1
2003 Any Weapon 40 3582 595 17 9562 595 0 1 0 1
2002 Any Weapon 40 1776 528 30 5109 524 4 1 0 2
2001 Any Weapon 40 1237 520 42 3321 497 23 0 0 0
2000 Any Weapon 40 586 547 39 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

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Junior Mentored Deer Tag $23.75 2011
  • Adult Deer Tag $301.75 2011

Note: A valid hunting license is required.

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Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management Agency

Private Graph illustrating 24.07% 24.07 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 66.03% 66.03 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 9.9% 9.9 %

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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.

No properties are currently available in this hunt area.
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Forest Service Land

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No National Forest lands overlap this hunt area.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

Land Use/Land Cover

Rangeland Graph illustrating 72.57% 72.57 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.06% 0.06 %
Water Graph illustrating 0% 0 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 1.61% 1.61 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 6.46% 6.46 %
Forest Graph illustrating 16.15% 16.15 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 0.46% 0.46 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 2.67% 2.67 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Deer Outfitters & Guides

No pack trip outfitters are available in Unit 40.

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Services

Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services

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

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