Deer General Archery Season

Unit 78

8/30/2012 - 9/30/2012

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 78
All of Unit 78. Area Size: 157,180 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 78 200 8 4 1348 8 100 100 0
2014 Archery 78 122 15 12 867 15 0 0
2013 Archery 78 129 14 11 1041 13 1 24 0 0
2012 Archery 78 120 14 11 932 12 2 44 9 0
2011 Archery 78 95 11 12 667 10 1 29 0 0
2010 Archery 78 112 12 11 804 12 24 16 0
2009 Archery 78 69 8 12 587 6 2 67 0 0
2008 Archery 78 43 6 14 322 4 2 25 0 0
2007 Archery 78 97 11 11 1249 7 4 0 0 0
2006 Archery 78 104 8 8 5 3 0
2005 Archery 78 91 7 8 676 7 0 29 0 0
2004 Archery 78 99 7 7 769 7 0 29 29 0
2003 Archery 78 89 6 7 690 4 2 0 0 0
2002 Archery 78 86 8 9 779 5 3 0 0 0
2001 Archery 78 102 11 11 583 8 3 14 0 0
2000 Archery 78 11 11 0 29 6 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
  • 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)

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 1.21% 1.21 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 67.69% 67.69 %
Private Graph illustrating 27.6% 27.6 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 3.45% 3.45 %

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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

Forest Graph illustrating 61.19% 61.19 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 9.78% 9.78 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 1.39% 1.39 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 27.44% 27.44 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 0.03% 0.03 %
Water Graph illustrating 0.12% 0.12 %

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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

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