Deer General Archery Season

Unit 56
Regular Deer Tag Unlimited Tags

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

8/30/2019 - 9/30/2019

Species
Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Either-sex Mule and White-tailed Deer
Either sex may be taken.
Archery
Archery ONLY.

Restrictions
  • 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

Unit 56
All of Unit 56. Area Size: 578,411 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 56

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 Archery 56 27 178 15 1233 15 12 38.6 0
2017 Archery 56 20 193 10.4 1081 2 18 0 0
2016 Archery 56 23 137 17 962 12 11 44.5 0
2015 Archery 56 38 179 21.1 1113 9 28 0 0 0
2014 Archery 56 23 177 13 846 7 16 0 0
2013 Archery 56 11 195 5.9 1181 5 6 0 0 0
2012 Archery 56 18 214 8.5 1239 5 13 0 0 0
2011 Archery 56 6 91 6.6 430 1 5 0 0 0
2010 Archery 56 18 99 17.8 544 7 11 0 0 0
2009 Archery 56 5 84 5.9 452 3 2 33.3 0 0
2008 Archery 56 8 91 8.7 490 4 4 25 25 0
2007 Archery 56 10 117 8.5 924 8 2 37.5 12.5 0
2006 Archery 56 22 71 31 19 3 0
2005 Archery 56 14 68 20.8 344 1 13 0 100 0
2004 Archery 56 3 82 3.7 436 1 2 100 100 0
2003 Archery 56 6 34 18 165 4 2 0 0 0
2002 Archery 56 2 54 4 279 1 1 0 0 50
2001 Archery 56 8 89 9 232 3 5 0 0 0
2000 Archery 56 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.

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

Learn more about IDFG Licenses, Tags & Permits
 

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 51.21 percent Private 296,178 acres   51.2%
Graph illustrating 23.85 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 137,929 acres   23.8%
Graph illustrating 13.61 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 78,745 acres   13.6%
Graph illustrating 5.95 percent U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 34,409 acres   5.9%
Graph illustrating 4.06 percent U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 23,460 acres   4.1%
Graph illustrating 1.27 percent State of Idaho 7,321 acres   1.3%
Graph illustrating 0.04 percent State of Idaho 251 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 113 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.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.