Deer General Archery Season

Unit 52A
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 52A
All of Unit 52A. (Caution: Craters of the Moon National Park is CLOSED) Area Size: 1,111,356 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 52A

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 Archery 52A 0 54 0 333
2017 Archery 52A 0 37 0 207
2016 Archery 52A 0 44 0 291
2015 Archery 52A 84 0 588
2014 Archery 52A 16 0 63
2013 Archery 52A 3 26 11.6 215 3 33.3 0 0
2012 Archery 52A 2 16 12.2 87 2 0
2011 Archery 52A 2 22 9 97 1 1 0 0 0
2010 Archery 52A 4 29 13.8 166 3 1 0 0 0
2009 Archery 52A 0 40 0 194 0 0 0 0 0
2008 Archery 52A 2 52 3.8 325 2 50 50 0
2007 Archery 52A 18 35 51.4 296 9 9 100 100 0
2006 Archery 52A 16 42 38.1 16 100 0
2005 Archery 52A 1 10 10 79 1 0 0 0 0
2004 Archery 52A 0 7 0 56 0 0 0 0 0
2003 Archery 52A 1 16 6 78 1 0 0 0 0
2002 Archery 52A 2 15 13 108 2 0 50 0 0
2001 Archery 52A 1 30 4 93 1 0 100 0 0
2000 Archery 52A 0 0 0 34 9 1
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 55.47 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 616,427 acres   55.5%
Graph illustrating 33.59 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 373,266 acres   33.6%
Graph illustrating 8.84 percent Private 98,269 acres   8.8%
Graph illustrating 1.97 percent State of Idaho 21,937 acres   2%
Graph illustrating 0.05 percent State of Idaho 558 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.04 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 475 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.04 percent State of Idaho 424 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.