Deer General Short-Range Weapon Season

Unit 38*

10/10/2014 - 10/31/2014

Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Antlered Mule and White-tailed Deer
Only deer with at least one antler longer than 3 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlered deer only. In antlered-only seasons, antlers must accompany the carcass while in transit.
Archery, Muzzleloader, or Shotgun ONLY.

  • Very limited access due to few roads, and private property. Only a portion of the unit is open to hunting

That portion of Unit 38 within the Lake Lowell Sector of the Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge is controlled hunt only.

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Hunt Area

Unit 38*
All of Unit 38 except that portion of Unit 38 within the Lake Lowell Sector of the Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge is closed. Area Size: 1,262,583 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 38


No historical hunts resemble this hunt or harvest statistics are not currently available for this opportunity.

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 58.98 percent Private 58.98%
Graph illustrating 32.86 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 32.86%
Graph illustrating 4.73 percent State of Idaho 4.73%
Graph illustrating 1.4 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 1.4%
Graph illustrating 1.17 percent Other 1.17%
Graph illustrating 0.62 percent U.S. Military 0.62%
Graph illustrating 0.05 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge 0.05%

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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

No National Forest lands overlap this hunt area.

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 47.03% Rangeland 47.03 %
Graph illustrating 36.1% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 36.1 %
Graph illustrating 7.9% Irrigated-Sprinkler 7.9 %
Graph illustrating 5.66% Urban 5.66 %
Graph illustrating 2.38% Dryland Agriculture 2.38 %
Graph illustrating 0.49% Riparian 0.49 %
Graph illustrating 0.41% Water 0.41 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources