Deer General Muzzleloader Season

Unit 8A*

12/2/2012 - 12/14/2012

Species
White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Antlerless 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
  • Only a portion of this Area is OPEN to hunt, see note for details.

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Hunt Area

Unit 8A*
That portion of Unit 8A east of State Highway 6 and State Highway 9 and north of the following line: Beginning at the boundary of Unit 8A at its junction with State Highway 8 at Deary, then east on Highway 8 to Forest Service Road 1963 at Helmer, then south and east on Forest Service Road 1963 to Long Meadow Creek, then southeast on Long Meadow Creek to Dworshak Reservoir, then east along the shoreline of Dworshak Reservoir to the Unit 8A boundary at Dent Bridge. Area Size: 251,288 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 8A

Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2015 Muzzleloader 8A 189 19 10 598 19
2014 Muzzleloader 8A 168 33 20 577 16 16 100 50 100
2013 Muzzleloader 8A 192 44 23 711 2 42 50 50 100
2012 Muzzleloader 8A 218 39 18 852 2 37 100 100 100
2011 Muzzleloader 8A 173 28 16 590 2 26 100
2010 Muzzleloader 8A 145 48 33 468 2 46 0 0 100
2009 Muzzleloader 8A 128 29 23 424 12 17 10 0 100
2008 Muzzleloader 8A 152 34 23 542 2 32 50 0 97
2007 Muzzleloader 8A 140 34 24 476 3 31 100 0 100
2006 Muzzleloader 8A 139 78 56 7 71 97
2005 Muzzleloader 8A 143 50 35 431 2 48 0 50 100
2004 Muzzleloader 8A 238 42 18 767 10 32 60 30 95
2003 Muzzleloader 8A 194 45 23 588 6 38 33 17 98
2002 Muzzleloader 8A 254 23 9 2549 6 17 100 0 100
2001 Muzzleloader 8A 252 83 33 656 8 75 20 0 97
2000 Muzzleloader 8A 50 33 17 37 13 93
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 42.44 percent Private 42.44%
Graph illustrating 42.21 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 42.21%
Graph illustrating 14.98 percent State of Idaho 14.98%
Graph illustrating 0.33 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 0.33%
Graph illustrating 0.05 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.05%

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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

Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites

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 89.69% Forest 89.69 %
Graph illustrating 10.31% Dryland Agriculture 10.31 %
Graph illustrating 0.01% Water 0.01 %
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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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