Deer General Archery Season

Unit 42
Unlimited Tags

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

8/30/2013 - 9/30/2013

Species
Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Two-Point Mule and White-tailed Deer
Only deer with not more than two points on one side, not including brow point, and at least one antler longer than 3 inches may be taken in any season which is open for two-point deer only. A point is an antler projection that is at least one inch long and longer than the width of the projection.
Archery
Archery ONLY.

Restrictions

No special restrictions.

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Hunt Area

Unit 42
All of Unit 42. Area Size: 859,602 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 42 12 49 24.9 325 12 0
2016 Archery 42 11 40 27.6 201 11 0 0
2015 Archery 42 38 0 103
2014 Archery 42 15 38 39.8 175 7 8 0 0 46.7
2013 Archery 42 2 21 9.6 92 2 0
2012 Archery 42 3 26 11.4 172 1 2 0 0 0
2011 Archery 42 6 19 32.3 111 5 1 0 0 0
2010 Archery 42 2 28 7.1 102 1 1 0 0 0
2009 Archery 42 2 22 9.1 109 1 1 0 0 0
2008 Archery 42 1 20 4.9 65 1 0
2007 Archery 42 4 25 16 89 2 2 0 0 0
2006 Archery 42 2 10 20 2 0
2005 Archery 42 2 19 10.4 120 2 0 0 0 0
2004 Archery 42 0 24 0 107 0 0 0 0 0
2003 Archery 42 4 19 21 118 2 2 0 0 0
2002 Archery 42 0 17 0 103 0 0 0 0 0
2001 Archery 42 0 24 0 62 0 0 0 0 0
2000 Archery 42 5 5 0 0 0 2
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 2013
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Deer Tag 2013
  • Archery Permit 2013
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* 2013 (permit for use of a crossbow during archery-only seasons)

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Deer Tag 2013
  • Adult Deer Tag 2013
  • Archery Permit 2013
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* 2013 (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

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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 92.3 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 92.3%
Graph illustrating 4.27 percent Private 4.27%
Graph illustrating 3.42 percent State of Idaho 3.42%

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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

No National Forest lands overlap this hunt area.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 80.98% Rangeland 80.98 %
Graph illustrating 11.14% Forest 11.14 %
Graph illustrating 7.63% Riparian 7.63 %
Graph illustrating 0.17% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 0.17 %
Graph illustrating 0.03% Dryland Agriculture 0.03 %
Graph illustrating 0% Irrigated-Sprinkler 0 %
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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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