Deer in season down afternoon 1 Dec but ran out of daylight to locate.

Question:

If a deer in season shot late afternoon on 1 Dec and was tracked until light did not allow tracking further. Are we legal to pursue the deer 2 Dec AM to locate the down animal and then report?

Answer:

I would call your local Conservation Officer or IDFG regional office and let them know the details and then make every reasonable effort to retrieve your deer.