Deer General Archery Season

Unit 29
White-tailed Deer Tag 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
White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Either-sex White-tailed Deer
Either sex may be taken.
Archery
Archery ONLY.

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

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Hunt Area

Unit 29
All of Unit 29. Area Size: 452,332 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 29

Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2017 Archery 29 30 178 17.1 1319 4 26 0 100 4.9
2016 Archery 29 46 139 32.8 874 35 10 19.7 0 12
2015 Archery 29 19 147 12.8 1059 9 9 100 100 0
2014 Archery 29 31 156 19.8 923 23 8 66 32
2013 Archery 29 26 148 17.8 895 14 12 20.8 13.9 18.9
2012 Archery 29 67 224 29.9 1561 37 30 45.8 21.3 16.1
2011 Archery 29 36 153 23.7 956 25 11 56.3 20.7 36.2
2010 Archery 29 35 151 23.3 939 25 10 29.1 8 23.6
2009 Archery 29 32 100 32 717 24 8 25.1 4.2 9.4
2008 Archery 29 51 191 26.6 1206 39 11 10.2 2.5 5.9
2007 Archery 29 31 204 15.2 1286 28 3 21.4 3.6 3.2
2006 Archery 29 43 179 24 19 24 2.3
2005 Archery 29 23 122 18.9 908 14 9 7.1 14.3 0
2004 Archery 29 8 143 5.6 1036 7 1 42.9 14.3 38
2003 Archery 29 20 155 13 1144 20 0 16 16 10
2002 Archery 29 23 153 15 1286 20 3 22 11 13
2001 Archery 29 17 115 14 784 14 3 54 15 13
2000 Archery 29 9 9 0 26 3 9
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 50.55 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 50.55%
Graph illustrating 26.93 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 26.93%
Graph illustrating 19.72 percent Private 19.72%
Graph illustrating 2.64 percent State of Idaho 2.64%
Graph illustrating 0.16 percent Other 0.16%

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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 45.84% Forest 45.84 %
Graph illustrating 38.12% Rangeland 38.12 %
Graph illustrating 8.76% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 8.76 %
Graph illustrating 4.63% Irrigated-Sprinkler 4.63 %
Graph illustrating 2.64% Urban 2.64 %
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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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