Deer General Archery Season

Unit 5
Unlimited Tags

Non-resident tag quota of 15,500 total deer tags. See the Nonresident Tags Available page for current availability.

8/30/2011 - 9/30/2011

Species
White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Antlerless White-tailed Deer
Only deer without antlers or with antlers shorter than 3 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlerless deer only.
Archery
Archery ONLY.

Restrictions

No special restrictions.

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Hunt Area

Unit 5
All of Unit 5. Area Size: 457,549 acres
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Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2017 Archery 5 33 374 8.9 2175 24 9 6.1 100
2016 Archery 5 34 250 13.4 1415 14 20 0 100
2015 Archery 5 37 299 12.5 1757 9 28 100 0 100
2014 Archery 5 62 281 21.9 1771 22 40 0 0 100
2013 Archery 5 50 366 13.7 2306 31 19 82.8 48.4 100
2012 Archery 5 54 305 17.7 1432 29 25 79.4 17.4 94.3
2011 Archery 5 62 319 19.5 1835 25 38 54.4 21.1 100
2010 Archery 5 38 199 18.8 1044 29 9 57.9 7 100
2009 Archery 5 36 190 18.7 950 26 10 76.5 7.8 97.2
2008 Archery 5 33 216 15.4 1664 20 13 89.7 69.1 100
2007 Archery 5 40 179 22.3 1124 25 15 87.7 63.1 100
2006 Archery 5 48 153 31.4 23 25 78.3 43.5 97.9
2005 Archery 5 32 141 22.7 796 15 17 26.7 46.7 100
2004 Archery 5 13 126 10.3 593 11 2 63.6 18.2 92
2003 Archery 5 15 122 12 685 12 3 73 45 100
2002 Archery 5 16 141 11 775 12 4 55 18 94
2001 Archery 5 10 153 6 618 7 3 83 50 100
2000 Archery 5 9 6 3 39 14 93
Source: Harvest Statistics Database compiled from Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Adult Deer Tag 2011
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Deer Tag 2011
  • Archery Permit 2011
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* 2011 (permit for use of a crossbow during archery-only seasons)

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Deer Tag 2011
  • Adult Deer Tag 2011
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* 2011 (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.

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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 75.6 percent Private 75.6%
Graph illustrating 12.3 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 12.3%
Graph illustrating 6.16 percent Other 6.16%
Graph illustrating 4.86 percent State of Idaho 4.86%
Graph illustrating 0.66 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 0.66%
Graph illustrating 0.35 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 0.35%

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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

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 46.68% Dryland Agriculture 46.68 %
Graph illustrating 46.27% Forest 46.27 %
Graph illustrating 6.06% Water 6.06 %
Graph illustrating 0.81% Urban 0.81 %
Graph illustrating 0.14% Riparian 0.14 %
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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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