Deer General Short-Range Weapon Season

Unit 21A

11/10/2012 - 12/9/2012

White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Either-sex White-tailed Deer
Either sex may be taken.
Short-Range Weapons
Muzzleloader, Archery, Crossbow, Shotgun or Handgun.

  • Very limited access due to few roads, and private property. Only a portion of the unit is open to hunting

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Hunt Area

Unit 21A
All of Unit 21A. Area Size: 159,054 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 21A


No historical hunts resemble this hunt or harvest statistics are not currently available for this opportunity.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Adult Deer Tag $19.75 2012
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Deer Tag $10.75 2012

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Junior Mentored Deer Tag $23.75 2012
  • Adult Deer Tag $301.75 2012

A valid hunting license is required.
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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 73.89 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 73.89%
Graph illustrating 14.14 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 14.14%
Graph illustrating 11.13 percent Private 11.13%
Graph illustrating 0.48 percent State of Idaho 0.48%
Graph illustrating 0.27 percent Other 0.27%

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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 71.25% Forest 71.25 %
Graph illustrating 19.83% Rangeland 19.83 %
Graph illustrating 8.74% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 8.74 %
Graph illustrating 0.16% Irrigated-Sprinkler 0.16 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources