Hunt Area

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.

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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this area: 8A

Recent Hunts in this Area

Year Tag Open Close Take Method Game Area
2017 White-tailed Deer Tag 12/2/2017 12/14/17 Muzzleloader White-tailed Deer Unit 8A*
2016 White-tailed Deer Tag 12/2/2016 12/14/16 Muzzleloader White-tailed Deer Unit 8A*
2016 Elk A Tag - Palouse Zone 12/2/2016 12/14/16 Muzzleloader Elk Unit 8A*
2015 White-tailed Deer Tag 12/2/2015 12/14/15 Muzzleloader White-tailed Deer Unit 8A*
2015 Elk A Tag - Palouse Zone 12/2/2015 12/14/15 Muzzleloader Elk Unit 8A*

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 15.02 percent State of Idaho 15.02%
Graph illustrating 0.33 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 0.33%

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Ownership data source: 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.

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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 .

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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Land Use data source: IDWR

Towns in this Hunt Area

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