Deer General Muzzleloader Season

Unit 39

9/8/2012 - 9/30/2012

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.
Muzzleloader
Muzzleloader 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 39
All of Unit 39. Area Size: 3,128,246 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 Muzzleloader 39 411 167 41 1867 18 149 0 0 0
2014 Muzzleloader 39 434 116 27 2506 116
2013 Muzzleloader 39 398 79 20 1997 8 71 50 0 1
2012 Muzzleloader 39 362 73 20 1925 12 61 0 0 0
2011 Muzzleloader 39 463 71 15 2689 4 67 100 0 1
2010 Muzzleloader 39 443 95 22 2370 6 89 84 68 5
2009 Muzzleloader 39 409 93 23 2233 8 85 29 14 0
2008 Muzzleloader 39 387 83 21 2036 4 78 0 0 0
2007 Muzzleloader 39 405 155 38 2089 6 148 0 0 0
2006 Muzzleloader 39 344 94 27 5 89 2
2005 Muzzleloader 39 380 140 37 1793 2 138 0 0 1
2004 Muzzleloader 39 345 136 39 1626 18 119 0 0 2
2003 Muzzleloader 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 Muzzleloader 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 Muzzleloader 39 5 5 0 23 4 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
  • Muzzleloader Permit $18.25 2012

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Junior Mentored Deer Tag $23.75 2012
  • Adult Deer Tag $301.75 2012
  • Muzzleloader Permit $20.00 2012

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

Where to purchase

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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 29.22 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 29.22%
Graph illustrating 11.68 percent Private 11.68%
Graph illustrating 4.58 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 4.58%
Graph illustrating 3.49 percent State of Idaho 3.49%
Graph illustrating 0.8 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.8%
Graph illustrating 0.14 percent Other 0.14%
Graph illustrating 0.09 percent U.S. Military 0.09%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 0%

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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.

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.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 30.45% Forest 30.45 %
Graph illustrating 18.35% Rangeland 18.35 %
Graph illustrating 0.44% Urban 0.44 %
Graph illustrating 0.2% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 0.2 %
Graph illustrating 0.18% Dryland Agriculture 0.18 %
Graph illustrating 0.13% Riparian 0.13 %
Graph illustrating 0.13% Irrigated-Sprinkler 0.13 %
Graph illustrating 0.12% Water 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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