Deer General Archery Season

Unit 59

8/30/2013 - 9/30/2013

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 59
All of Unit 59. Area Size: 232,834 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 59 234 55 24 1774 9 46 0 0 0
2014 Archery 59 194 23 12 1280 8 16 100 0
2013 Archery 59 204 21 10 1616 10 10 19 0 0
2012 Archery 59 239 36 15 1823 24 12 27 0 0
2011 Archery 59 183 35 19 1227 10 25 11 0 0
2010 Archery 59 148 13 9 1151 9 4 0 0 0
2009 Archery 59 157 9 6 1438 4 5 25 0 11
2008 Archery 59 155 14 9 1218 9 5 44 0 14
2007 Archery 59 149 18 12 1103 17 1 63 0 6
2006 Archery 59 107 14 13 7 6 7
2005 Archery 59 111 16 14 673 11 5 9 18 0
2004 Archery 59 134 7 5 1131 2 5 0 0 0
2003 Archery 59 94 6 6 722 3 3 33 0 17
2002 Archery 59 101 4 4 728 2 2 0 0 0
2001 Archery 59 123 14 12 687 8 6 29 0 0
2000 Archery 59 6 6 0 17 1 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 2013
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Deer Tag $10.75 2013
  • Archery Permit $18.25 2013
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* $1.75 2013 (permit for use of a crossbow during archery-only seasons)

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Junior Mentored Deer Tag $23.75 2013
  • Adult Deer Tag $301.75 2013
  • Archery Permit $20.00 2013
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* $1.75 2013 (permit for use of a crossbow during archery-only seasons)

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 35.29 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 35.29%
Graph illustrating 33.07 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 33.07%
Graph illustrating 29.79 percent Private 29.79%
Graph illustrating 1.7 percent State of Idaho 1.7%

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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 87.9% Rangeland 87.9 %
Graph illustrating 7.28% Forest 7.28 %
Graph illustrating 3.98% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 3.98 %
Graph illustrating 0.76% Irrigated-Sprinkler 0.76 %
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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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