Deer Controlled Hunt Landowner Permission Required Extra Antlerless Season

Hunt Area 55-1X
Deer Controlled Hunt 1118 30 Tags

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

8/15/2012 - 9/30/2012

Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Antlerless Mule and 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.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

  • Limited access
  • Only a portion of this Area is OPEN to hunt, see note for details.
  • Landowner Permission Hunt. Written permission from landowner who owns more than 159 acres in the hunt area is required to apply for this hunt. Landowner Permission Hunt Permits will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis at the Nampa, McCall and headquarters IDFG offices starting July 15. Do not apply for this hunt during the controlled hunt application period.

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Hunt Area Legend Key Item Hunt Area Location

Hunt Area

Hunt Area 55-1X
All of Unit 55. Most of the City of Rocks National Reserve is open to hunting. Information about hunting within the Reserve is available to permittees at IDFG offices or at the National Park Service office in Almo. Area Size: 648,769 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 55


Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2012 1118 55-1X
2011 1105 55X
2010 1103 55X 0 0 0
Source: Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Tags, Permits & Fees

No resident tags are necessary.

No non-resident tags are necessary.

A valid hunting license is required.
* Indicates this item is optional.

Where to purchase

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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 47.64 percent Private 47.64%
Graph illustrating 34.93 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 34.93%
Graph illustrating 11.61 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 11.61%
Graph illustrating 4.56 percent State of Idaho 4.56%
Graph illustrating 1.25 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 1.25%

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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 54.76% Rangeland 54.76 %
Graph illustrating 16.9% Forest 16.9 %
Graph illustrating 13.94% Irrigated-Sprinkler 13.94 %
Graph illustrating 11.32% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 11.32 %
Graph illustrating 1.59% Dryland Agriculture 1.59 %
Graph illustrating 1.46% Urban 1.46 %
Graph illustrating 0% Riparian 0 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources