Deer Controlled Hunt Archery Season

Hunt Area 52
Deer Controlled Hunt 1080 10 Tags

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

8/15/2023 - 9/14/2023

Species
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
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

Antlered only, Motorized Hunting Rule Applies

Hunt Area 52
All of Unit 52. Area Size: 525,276 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 52

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2023 1080 52 8 1 14 72 1 100 0
2022 1080 52 11 5 44 135 5 100 0
2021 1080 52 9 4 39 74 4 100 0
Source: Harvest Statistics Database compiled from Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Drawing Odds for 1st & 2nd Choice Applicants (controlled hunts only)

Hunt Information 1st Choice 2nd Choice Total
Year Hunt# Area Draw* Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2023 1080 52 1 48 10 21 22 0 0 10 10
2022 1080 52 1 29 10 34 15 0 0 10 10
2022 1080 52 2 7 2 29 5 0 0 2 2
2021 1080 52 1 35 10 29 19 0 0 10 10
Source: Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Drawing Odds for Resident & NonResident Applicants (controlled hunts only)

Hunt Information Resident NonResident Total
Year Hunt# Area Draw* 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2023 1080 52 1 33 9 27 15 1 7 10 10
2022 1080 52 1 22 9 41 7 1 14 10 10
2022 1080 52 2 7 2 29 0 0 2 2
2021 1080 52 1 28 9 32 7 1 14 10 10
Source: Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Adult Deer Tag
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Deer Tag
  • Archery Permit
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* (permit for use of a crossbow during archery-only seasons)
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Deer Tag
  • Adult Deer Tag
  • Archery Permit
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* (permit for use of a crossbow during archery-only seasons)

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 65.08 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 341,832 acres   65.1%
Graph illustrating 31.66 percent Private 166,300 acres   31.7%
Graph illustrating 3.26 percent State of Idaho 17,125 acres   3.3%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 19 acres   0%

Make your own map of Hunt Area 52 Deer Controlled Hunt 1080
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.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.