Deer General Any Weapon Season

Unit 71

10/10/2012 - 10/24/2012

Species
Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Antlerless Mule and White-tailed Deer
Only deer without antlers or with antlers shorter than 3 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlerless deer only.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

Restrictions
  • YOUTH HUNT: ONLY hunters 12-17 years of age with a valid license and tag may participate in this hunt.

Antlerless deer taken during the youth general hunt in Unit 70 and Unit 71 are required to be checked by IDFG. Deer may be checked at the Pocatello Regional Office (weekdays 8:00-5:00) or at the Inkom Check station (8:00-8:00 Oct 13, 14, 20 & 21) located at the Port of Entry weigh station. The entire unskinned carcass shall be presented for the mandatory check. We are beginning a new project looking at mule deer in the Southeast region. Information collected from this check will be used to better manage deer for the future.

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Hunt Area

Unit 71
All of Unit 71. Area Size: 338,652 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 Any Weapon 71 1544 450 29 5284 385 65 34 3 0
2014 Any Weapon 71 1482 537 36 5173 404 133 31 6 3
2013 Any Weapon 71 1204 340 28 4360 266 74 21 5 2
2012 Any Weapon 71 947 297 31 3157 241 57 39 9 3
2011 Any Weapon 71 1024 192 19 3662 146 45 34 7 1
2010 Any Weapon 71 941 220 23 3425 176 44 23 4 2
2009 Any Weapon 71 1196 169 14 4751 133 36 16 3 1
2008 Any Weapon 71 919 166 18 3856 163 3 33 3 0
2007 Any Weapon 71 881 284 32 3499 282 18 2 0
2006 Any Weapon 71 821 143 17 139 32 7 1
2005 Any Weapon 71 970 275 28 4051 266 9 19 6 1
2004 Any Weapon 71 777 109 14 2750 109 0 19 6 0
2003 Any Weapon 71 1766 158 9 6326 157 1 20 5 1
2002 Any Weapon 71 1253 148 12 5527 141 7 39 11 1
2001 Any Weapon 71 1015 368 36 3722 300 68 29 5 1
2000 Any Weapon 71 236 230 6 20 4 1
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 2012
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Deer Tag $10.75 2012

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Junior Mentored Deer Tag $23.75 2012
  • Adult Deer Tag $301.75 2012

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.

U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 21.19% 21.19 %
Private Graph illustrating 34.96% 34.96 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 2.13% 2.13 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 10.48% 10.48 %
Indian Reservation Graph illustrating 31.24% 31.24 %

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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.

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

Riparian Graph illustrating 0.58% 0.58 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 24.28% 24.28 %
Water Graph illustrating 0.34% 0.34 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.64% 0.64 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 2.59% 2.59 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 5.31% 5.31 %
Forest Graph illustrating 9.56% 9.56 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 56.7% 56.7 %

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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources

Weather

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Services

Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services

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Getting There

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