Deer General Any Weapon Season

Unit 51

10/10/2014 - 10/24/2014

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 10-17 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 51
All of Unit 51. Area Size: 604,463 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 Any Weapon 51 819 280 34 3228 205 75 69 23 0
2014 Any Weapon 51 806 206 26 3201 154 52 30 5 4
2013 Any Weapon 51 812 160 20 3080 141 18 25 11 4
2012 Any Weapon 51 764 179 23 2918 144 35 40 20 5
2011 Any Weapon 51 753 171 23 2863 141 30 42 10 4
2010 Any Weapon 51 724 148 21 2583 129 19 30 2 6
2009 Any Weapon 51 838 157 19 3085 117 39 31 12 9
2008 Any Weapon 51 839 180 21 2810 143 36 25 6 3
2007 Any Weapon 51 801 225 28 3269 174 51 33 5 8
2006 Any Weapon 51 790 219 28 188 28 47 15 12
2005 Any Weapon 51 631 181 29 2576 146 35 34 8 4
2004 Any Weapon 51 626 121 19 2382 106 13 45 6 4
2003 Any Weapon 51 1338 112 8 4366 92 20 29 3 4
2002 Any Weapon 51 803 125 16 3445 99 26 37 10 3
2001 Any Weapon 51 619 163 26 2269 129 34 30 5 3
2000 Any Weapon 51 100 93 7 28 2 4
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 2014
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Deer Tag $10.75 2014

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Junior Mentored Deer Tag $23.75 2014
  • Adult Deer Tag $301.75 2014

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 44.75 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 44.75%
Graph illustrating 44.56 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 44.56%
Graph illustrating 8.17 percent Private 8.17%
Graph illustrating 2.22 percent State of Idaho 2.22%
Graph illustrating 0.3 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 0.3%

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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 65.45% Rangeland 65.45 %
Graph illustrating 28.16% Forest 28.16 %
Graph illustrating 3.88% Irrigated-Sprinkler 3.88 %
Graph illustrating 2.26% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 2.26 %
Graph illustrating 0.25% Urban 0.25 %
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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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