Deer General Any Weapon Season

Unit 56

10/10/2013 - 10/24/2013

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 12-17 years of age with a valid license and tag may participate in this hunt.
  • Motorized Hunting Rule (MHR): Motorized vehicle use by all big game hunters is restricted to established roadways legally open to travel by full-sized automobiles. The motorized hunting rule applies only to big game animals, including moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goats, in designated units from August 30 through December 31. Learn more about the Motorized hunting Rule at idfg.idaho.gov/hunt/access/motorized-vehicles

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Hunt Area

Unit 56
All of Unit 56. Area Size: 578,412 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 56

Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2016 Any Weapon 56 2224 624 28 7450 490 134 33 0 3
2016 Any Weapon 56 2148 604 28 7189 480 124 33
2016 Any Weapon 56 75 20 26 261 10 10 0
2015 Any Weapon 56 2538 652 26 8489 540 112 22 2 1
2014 Any Weapon 56 2226 567 26 7735 447 120 24 3
2013 Any Weapon 56 2230 406 18 7702 301 105 33 7 4
2012 Any Weapon 56 1863 636 34 5895 531 104 33 8 2
2011 Any Weapon 56 1753 309 18 5577 252 57 46 14 1
2010 Any Weapon 56 1647 408 25 5285 341 66 17 3 1
2009 Any Weapon 56 2072 366 18 7679 255 111 28 6 1
2008 Any Weapon 56 2077 519 25 7633 502 1 34 6 1
2007 Any Weapon 56 1674 470 28 5197 454 10 31 7 1
2006 Any Weapon 56 1512 447 30 402 17 31 5 0
2005 Any Weapon 56 1440 365 25 4478 331 34 20 6 1
2004 Any Weapon 56 2041 369 18 6370 367 1 38 11 1
2003 Any Weapon 56 1434 142 10 4224 136 5 1 0 1
2002 Any Weapon 56 1227 224 18 3927 105 119 3 1 2
2001 Any Weapon 56 862 377 44 2542 241 136 2 0 1
2000 Any Weapon 56 248 242 6 0 0 2
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

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Junior Mentored Deer Tag $23.75 2013
  • Adult Deer Tag $301.75 2013

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 51.21 percent Private 51.21%
Graph illustrating 23.85 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 23.85%
Graph illustrating 13.61 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 13.61%
Graph illustrating 5.95 percent U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 5.95%
Graph illustrating 4.06 percent U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 4.06%
Graph illustrating 1.31 percent State of Idaho 1.31%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.02%

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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.

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 42.42% Dryland Agriculture 42.42 %
Graph illustrating 37.1% Rangeland 37.1 %
Graph illustrating 13.36% Forest 13.36 %
Graph illustrating 4.5% Irrigated-Sprinkler 4.5 %
Graph illustrating 2.38% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 2.38 %
Graph illustrating 0.23% Urban 0.23 %
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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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