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Deer General Archery Season

Unit 59A

8/30/2012 - 9/30/2012

Either-sex 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 59A
All of Unit 59A. Area Size: 257,884 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 59A 61 6 11 402 1 5 0 0 69
2012 Archery 59A 84 8 9 478 5 3 0 0 0
2011 Archery 59A 57 3 5 436 2 1 0 0 0
2010 Archery 59A 50 2 4 313 1 1 0 0 50
2009 Archery 59A 75 10 13 564 9 1 0 0 0
2008 Archery 59A 64 3 5 549 3 0 0 0
2007 Archery 59A 35 4 11 244 4 100 25 25
2006 Archery 59A 37 1 3 1 0
2005 Archery 59A 38 3 8 234 2 1 0 0 0
2004 Archery 59A 26 2 8 161 0 2 0 0 50
2003 Archery 59A 29 0 0 176 0 0 0 0 0
2002 Archery 59A 26 0 0 188 0 0 0 0 0
2001 Archery 59A 32 2 7 167 0 2 0 0 0
2000 Archery 59A 1 1 0 29 6 3

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

State of Idaho Graph illustrating 2.37% 2.37 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 43.03% 43.03 %
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Graph illustrating 0.12% 0.12 %
Private Graph illustrating 14.96% 14.96 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 39.47% 39.47 %

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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 3.13% 3.13 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 1.43% 1.43 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 77.91% 77.91 %
Forest Graph illustrating 17.5% 17.5 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Deer Outfitters & Guides

No local hunting outfitters are licensed for Deer.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Unit 59A.

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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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