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Deer General Archery Season

Unit 8A

8/30/2012 - 9/30/2012

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Hunt Area

Unit 8A
All of Unit 8A. Area Size: 468,020 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 8A 216 19 9 1939 16 3 57 44 100
2012 Archery 8A 209 16 8 1879 12 4 75 58 100
2011 Archery 8A 210 20 9 1795 18 2 72 6 100
2010 Archery 8A 242 20 8 1722 17 3 88 29 100
2009 Archery 8A 174 23 13 1342 22 1 96 69 100
2008 Archery 8A 154 7 5 1135 5 2 100 40 100
2007 Archery 8A 175 22 13 1301 19 3 84 5 54
2006 Archery 8A 154 9 6 8 1 63 13 100
2005 Archery 8A 151 15 10 1084 10 5 40 10 100
2004 Archery 8A 216 6 3 1391 4 2 75 25 100
2003 Archery 8A 199 15 8 1352 11 4 50 20 100
2002 Archery 8A 199 9 5 1389 4 5 100 0 100
2001 Archery 8A 261 17 6 1196 10 7 67 33 87
2000 Archery 8A 11 7 4 37 13 93

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 2012
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Deer Tag $10.75 2012
  • Archery Permit $18.25 2012
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* $1.75 2012 (permit for use of a crossbow during archery-only seasons)

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Junior Mentored Deer Tag $23.75 2012
  • Adult Deer Tag $301.75 2012
  • Archery Permit $20.00 2012
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* $1.75 2012 (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

Indian Reservation Graph illustrating 0.44% 0.44 %
U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) Graph illustrating 3.1% 3.1 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 12.03% 12.03 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 0.02% 0.02 %
Private Graph illustrating 56.73% 56.73 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 27.68% 27.68 %

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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

Forest Graph illustrating 67.37% 67.37 %
Water Graph illustrating 1.77% 1.77 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 30.86% 30.86 %

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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 8A.

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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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