Deer General Any Weapon Season

Unit 78

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.
  • 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 78
All of Unit 78. Area Size: 157,180 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 78

Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2015 Any Weapon 78 179 84 47 864 38 47 25 25 11
2014 Any Weapon 78 144 44 31 686 7 37 0 0
2013 Any Weapon 78 124 46 38 469 27 20 15 0 2
2012 Any Weapon 78 116 38 33 572 17 22 42 12 5
2011 Any Weapon 78 132 27 21 626 14 13 58 14 4
2010 Any Weapon 78 203 59 29 931 37 22 41 14 0
2009 Any Weapon 78 156 43 27 676 21 22 57 5 0
2008 Any Weapon 78 188 44 23 898 42 40 5 0
2007 Any Weapon 78 665 224 34 3230 224 25 5 0
2006 Any Weapon 78 686 163 24 152 39 5 1
2005 Any Weapon 78 676 158 23 3220 145 13 19 3 1
2004 Any Weapon 78 799 161 20 3417 161 0 16 2 1
2003 Any Weapon 78 1674 161 10 7472 161 0 28 4 0
2002 Any Weapon 78 980 171 17 5793 167 4 35 7 1
2001 Any Weapon 78 662 308 47 3068 283 25 36 9 0
2000 Any Weapon 78 245 239 6 29 6 1
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 2012
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Deer Tag $10.75 2012

NonResident Tags, Permits, and 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.

Graph illustrating 67.75 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 67.75%
Graph illustrating 27.54 percent Private 27.54%
Graph illustrating 3.44 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 3.44%
Graph illustrating 1.21 percent State of Idaho 1.21%

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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

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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

Graph illustrating 61.08% Forest 61.08 %
Graph illustrating 27.39% Rangeland 27.39 %
Graph illustrating 9.76% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 9.76 %
Graph illustrating 1.38% Irrigated-Sprinkler 1.38 %
Graph illustrating 0.12% Water 0.12 %
Graph illustrating 0.03% Riparian 0.03 %
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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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