Deer General Archery Season

Unit 3
Regular Deer Tag Unlimited Tags

Non-resident tag quota of 15,500 total deer tags. See the Nonresident Tag Quotas for availability.

12/10/2019 - 12/24/2019

Species
Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Antlered Mule and White-tailed Deer
Only deer with at least one antler longer than 3 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlered deer only. In antlered-only seasons, antlers must accompany the carcass while in transit.
Archery
Archery ONLY.

Restrictions

No special restrictions.

Unit 3
All of Unit 3. Area Size: 354,354 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 3

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 Archery 3 59 535 11.1 2876 48 12 24 100
2017 Archery 3 100 504 19.8 3162 75 25 19.8 100
2016 Archery 3 122 617 19.9 3899 98 24 0 5.6 98.9
2015 Archery 3 157 677 23.3 3919 120 38 84.3 15.7 94.1
2014 Archery 3 180 799 22.6 4784 110 71 57.8 13.9 100
2013 Archery 3 108 656 16.4 4168 59 49 54.8 19.4 100
2012 Archery 3 109 675 16.1 3994 49 60 66.1 28.8 99.1
2011 Archery 3 107 616 17.3 4074 56 51 53.1 20 100
2010 Archery 3 104 564 18.5 2905 50 55 38.3 8.1 99
2009 Archery 3 113 558 20.2 3760 70 43 41.8 21.6 91.5
2008 Archery 3 125 632 19.8 4379 57 68 78.6 14.3 100
2007 Archery 3 123 449 27.4 3067 75 47 62.6 14.6 96.8
2006 Archery 3 89 440 20.2 64 25 51.2 21.7 97.8
2005 Archery 3 131 458 28.6 3048 89 41 31.4 54.1 96.9
2004 Archery 3 31 405 7.7 3195 18 13 55.6 22.2 90
2003 Archery 3 68 407 17 2306 37 31 61 29 93
2002 Archery 3 36 418 9 2714 21 15 63 11 94
2001 Archery 3 57 490 12 1984 34 23 47 23 96
2000 Archery 3 34 23 11 35 15 91
Source: Harvest Statistics Database compiled from Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Resident Tags and Permits

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

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Deer Tag
  • Adult Deer Tag
  • Archery Permit
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* (permit for use of a crossbow during archery-only seasons)
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

A valid hunting license is required for all hunting and trapping activities.
* Indicates this item is optional.

Where to purchase

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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 51.94 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 184,050 acres   51.9%
Graph illustrating 42.49 percent Private 150,571 acres   42.5%
Graph illustrating 2.51 percent Other 8,883 acres   2.5%
Graph illustrating 1.4 percent State of Idaho 4,958 acres   1.4%
Graph illustrating 0.9 percent State of Idaho 3,202 acres   0.9%
Graph illustrating 0.76 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 2,677 acres   0.8%
Graph illustrating 0 percent State of Idaho 14 acres   0%

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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.

No properties are currently available in this hunt area.
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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.