Deer Controlled Hunt Muzzleloader Season

Hunt Area 52
Deer Controlled Hunt 1094 25 Tags

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

11/1/2023 - 11/14/2023

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.
Muzzleloader
Muzzleloader 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 1094 52 25 13 53 157 13 83 0
2022 1096 52 24 13 54 149 13 71 0
2021 1096 52 27 14 52 162 14 84.4 0
2020 1097 52 23 8 33 152 8 86.9 0
2019 1097 52 25 16 62 190 16 77 0
2018 1100 52 25 15 59 200 15 100 0
2017 1100 52 24 12 49 152 12 90.5 0
2013 1100 52-3 63 37 58 440 37 84 35 0
2007 1071 52-2 119 63 53 730 57 5 66.7 15.8 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 1094 52 1 229 25 11 101 0 0 25 25
2023 1094 52 2 63 1 2 24 0 0 1 1
2022 1096 52 1 214 25 12 76 0 0 25 25
2022 1096 52 2 104 2 2 33 0 0 2 2
2021 1096 52 1 190 25 13 71 0 0 25 25
2021 1096 52 2 61 1 2 15 0 0 1 1
2020 1097 52 1 203 25 12 95 0 0 25 25
2019 1097 52 1 209 25 12 108 0 0 25 25
2019 1097 52 2 85 1 1 25 0 0 1 1
2018 1100 52 1 163 25 15 74 0 0 25 25
2017 1100 52 1 213 25 12 102 0 0 25 25
2013 1100 52-3 1 160 65 41 61 0 0 65 65
2013 1100 52-3 2 23 1 4 2 0 0 1 1
2007 1071 52-2 1 193 125 65 64 0 0 125 125
2007 1071 52-2 2 27 4 15 12 0 0 4 4
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 1094 52 1 185 23 12 44 2 5 25 25
2023 1094 52 2 57 1 2 6 0 0 1 1
2022 1096 52 1 151 23 15 63 2 3 25 25
2022 1096 52 2 83 1 1 21 1 5 2 2
2021 1096 52 1 136 23 17 54 2 4 25 25
2021 1096 52 2 48 1 2 13 0 0 1 1
2020 1097 52 1 131 23 18 72 2 3 25 25
2019 1097 52 1 131 23 18 78 2 3 25 25
2019 1097 52 2 62 0 0 23 1 4 1 1
2018 1100 52 1 127 23 18 36 2 6 25 25
2017 1100 52 1 184 23 12 29 2 7 25 25
2013 1100 52-3 1 139 59 42 21 6 29 65 65
2013 1100 52-3 2 19 1 5 4 0 0 1 1
2007 1071 52-2 1 138 113 82 55 12 22 125 125
2007 1071 52-2 2 22 4 18 5 0 0 4 4
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
  • Muzzleloader Permit
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Deer Tag
  • Adult Deer Tag
  • Muzzleloader Permit
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • 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 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 1094
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.