Deer General Muzzleloader Season

Unit 16
White-tailed Deer Tag Unlimited Tags

Non-resident tag quota of 15,500 total deer tags. See the Nonresident Tag Quotas for availability.

11/21/2019 - 12/9/2019

Species
White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Either-sex White-tailed Deer
Either sex may be taken.
Muzzleloader
Muzzleloader ONLY.

Restrictions

No special restrictions.

Unit 16
All of Unit 16. Area Size: 248,879 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 16

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 Muzzleloader 16 47 140 34 558 29 19 24.7 100
2017 Muzzleloader 16 35 130 27 445 22 13 6.5 100
2016 Muzzleloader 16 44 133 33.3 526 22 22 14.6 100
2015 Muzzleloader 16 83 156 53.1 554 65 18 100 40.7 100
2014 Muzzleloader 16 49 153 32.3 533 41 8 40 0 100
2013 Muzzleloader 16 23 87 26.2 313 16 7 31.6 6.3 100
2012 Muzzleloader 16 65 166 39.1 686 38 26 55.5 13.1 100
2011 Muzzleloader 16 49 163 30 677 41 8 57.6 17.9 100
2010 Muzzleloader 16 65 160 40.8 624 40 25 76.6 34.4 100
2009 Muzzleloader 16 52 162 32.3 622 36 16 55.8 36.5 100
2008 Muzzleloader 16 59 204 29 962 50 9 55.9 22 100
2007 Muzzleloader 16 65 165 39.4 788 44 21 61.4 25 100
2006 Muzzleloader 16 66 179 36.9 47 19 68.1 31.9 100
2005 Muzzleloader 16 80 226 35.4 854 52 28 28.8 25 100
2004 Muzzleloader 16 58 249 23.3 927 44 14 56.8 15.9 95
2003 Muzzleloader 16 85 217 39 766 59 26 54 14 99
2002 Muzzleloader 16 84 315 27 3636 54 30 63 16 96
2001 Muzzleloader 16 95 254 37 722 82 13 61 18 97
2000 Muzzleloader 16 47 34 13 37 9 95
Source: Harvest Statistics Database compiled from Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Adult Deer Tag
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Deer Tag
  • Muzzleloader Permit
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Deer Tag
  • Adult Deer Tag
  • Muzzleloader Permit
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

A valid hunting license is required for all hunting and trapping activities.
* Indicates this item is optional.

Where to purchase

Learn more about IDFG Licenses, Tags & Permits
 

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 78.3 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 194,862 acres   78.3%
Graph illustrating 18.73 percent Private 46,613 acres   18.7%
Graph illustrating 1.47 percent State of Idaho 3,655 acres   1.5%
Graph illustrating 0.63 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 1,571 acres   0.6%
Graph illustrating 0.48 percent Other 1,202 acres   0.5%
Graph illustrating 0.29 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 732 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.05 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) 127 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.05 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 116 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0 percent State of Idaho 2 acres   0%

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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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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.