Deer General Archery Season

Unit 51
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 51
All of Unit 51. Area Size: 604,464 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 51

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 Archery 51 12 157 7.6 1507 4 8 100 29.4
2017 Archery 51 37 197 18.9 1768 11 26 69.7 8.9
2016 Archery 51 26 131 20.1 927 11 15 50 0
2015 Archery 51 28 157 18 934 28 0 0 33
2014 Archery 51 31 170 18.2 1237 8 23 100 100
2013 Archery 51 23 152 14.9 1256 11 12 18.2 9.1 4.4
2012 Archery 51 20 145 13.8 1008 4 16 50 25 0
2011 Archery 51 11 105 10.4 722 2 9 0 0 9.1
2010 Archery 51 9 95 9.5 865 6 3 66.7 0 0
2009 Archery 51 23 124 18.4 877 11 12 0 0 0
2008 Archery 51 22 137 16.4 1337 16 6 18.3 12.2 4.5
2007 Archery 51 29 107 27.1 740 12 17 50 16.7 3.4
2006 Archery 51 34 103 33 8 25 37.5 12.5 0
2005 Archery 51 12 93 12.8 681 7 5 14.3 0 8.3
2004 Archery 51 6 115 5.2 1132 4 2 25 0 0
2003 Archery 51 13 112 12 819 6 6 50 17 0
2002 Archery 51 7 106 7 860 3 4 0 0 0
2001 Archery 51 10 104 10 524 4 6 25 0 0
2000 Archery 51 15 14 1 28 2 4
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 44.75 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 270,468 acres   44.7%
Graph illustrating 44.55 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 269,317 acres   44.6%
Graph illustrating 8.17 percent Private 49,393 acres   8.2%
Graph illustrating 2.22 percent State of Idaho 13,447 acres   2.2%
Graph illustrating 0.3 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1,839 acres   0.3%

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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.