Deer General Archery Season

Unit 51

8/30/2011 - 9/30/2011

Species
Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Either-sex Mule and White-tailed Deer
Either sex may be taken.
Archery
Archery ONLY.

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 51
All of Unit 51. Area Size: 604,463 acres
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Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2015 Archery 51 157 28 18 934 28 0 0 33
2014 Archery 51 170 31 18 1237 8 23 100 100
2013 Archery 51 152 23 15 1256 11 12 18 9 4
2012 Archery 51 145 20 14 1008 4 16 50 25 0
2011 Archery 51 105 11 10 722 2 9 0 0 9
2010 Archery 51 95 9 10 865 6 3 67 0 0
2009 Archery 51 124 23 18 877 11 12 0 0 0
2008 Archery 51 137 22 16 1337 16 6 18 12 5
2007 Archery 51 107 29 27 740 12 17 50 17 3
2006 Archery 51 103 34 33 8 25 38 13 0
2005 Archery 51 93 12 13 681 7 5 14 0 8
2004 Archery 51 115 6 5 1132 4 2 25 0 0
2003 Archery 51 112 13 12 819 6 6 50 17 0
2002 Archery 51 106 7 7 860 3 4 0 0 0
2001 Archery 51 104 10 10 524 4 6 25 0 0
2000 Archery 51 15 14 1 28 2 4
Source: Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags, Permits, and 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, and 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)

A valid hunting license is required.
* Indicates this item is optional.

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Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management

For government land, these data show the managing agency of the land, which may or not be the same as the owning agency.

Graph illustrating 44.75 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 44.75%
Graph illustrating 44.56 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 44.56%
Graph illustrating 8.17 percent Private 8.17%
Graph illustrating 2.22 percent State of Idaho 2.22%
Graph illustrating 0.3 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 0.3%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

Access Yes! Properties

Access Yes! is Fish and Game program designed to improve hunting and fishing 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

Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 65.45% Rangeland 65.45 %
Graph illustrating 28.16% Forest 28.16 %
Graph illustrating 3.88% Irrigated-Sprinkler 3.88 %
Graph illustrating 2.26% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 2.26 %
Graph illustrating 0.25% Urban 0.25 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources

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