Deer General Archery Season

Unit 59A

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 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 59A
All of Unit 59A. Area Size: 257,885 acres
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Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2016 Archery 59A 60 14 23 404 7 7 0 0
2016 Archery 59A 60 14 23 404 7 7 0
2015 Archery 59A 75 0 431
2014 Archery 59A 71 8 11 437 8
2013 Archery 59A 61 6 11 402 1 5 0 0 69
2012 Archery 59A 84 8 9 478 5 3 0 0 0
2011 Archery 59A 57 3 5 436 2 1 0 0 0
2010 Archery 59A 50 2 4 313 1 1 0 0 50
2009 Archery 59A 75 10 13 564 9 1 0 0 0
2008 Archery 59A 64 3 5 549 3 0 0 0
2007 Archery 59A 35 4 11 244 4 100 25 25
2006 Archery 59A 37 1 3 1 0
2005 Archery 59A 38 3 8 234 2 1 0 0 0
2004 Archery 59A 26 2 8 161 0 2 0 0 50
2003 Archery 59A 29 0 0 176 0 0 0 0 0
2002 Archery 59A 26 0 0 188 0 0 0 0 0
2001 Archery 59A 32 2 7 167 0 2 0 0 0
2000 Archery 59A 1 1 0 29 6 3
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 43.03 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 43.03%
Graph illustrating 38.96 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 38.96%
Graph illustrating 14.97 percent Private 14.97%
Graph illustrating 2.37 percent State of Idaho 2.37%
Graph illustrating 0.62 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 0.62%

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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 77.91% Rangeland 77.91 %
Graph illustrating 17.5% Forest 17.5 %
Graph illustrating 3.13% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 3.13 %
Graph illustrating 1.43% Irrigated-Sprinkler 1.43 %
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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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