Deer General Archery Season

Unit 59A

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 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
2015 Archery 59A 75 0 431
2014 Archery 59A 71 8 11 437 8
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

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)

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.

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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Land management via Inside Idaho

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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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these 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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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources

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Services

Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services

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Getting There

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