Deer General Archery Season

Unit 42
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)
Antlerless Mule and White-tailed Deer
Only deer without antlers or with antlers shorter than 3 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlerless deer only.
Archery
Archery ONLY.

Restrictions

No special restrictions.

Unit 42
All of Unit 42. Area Size: 859,602 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 42

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 Archery 42 0 40 0 298
2017 Archery 42 12 49 24.9 325 12 0
2016 Archery 42 11 40 27.6 201 11 0 0
2015 Archery 42 38 0 103
2014 Archery 42 15 38 39.8 175 7 8 0 0 46.7
2013 Archery 42 2 21 9.6 92 2 0
2012 Archery 42 3 26 11.4 172 1 2 0 0 0
2011 Archery 42 6 19 32.3 111 5 1 0 0 0
2010 Archery 42 2 28 7.1 102 1 1 0 0 0
2009 Archery 42 2 22 9.1 109 1 1 0 0 0
2008 Archery 42 1 20 4.9 65 1 0
2007 Archery 42 4 25 16 89 2 2 0 0 0
2006 Archery 42 2 10 20 2 0
2005 Archery 42 2 19 10.4 120 2 0 0 0 0
2004 Archery 42 0 24 0 107 0 0 0 0 0
2003 Archery 42 4 19 21 118 2 2 0 0 0
2002 Archery 42 0 17 0 103 0 0 0 0 0
2001 Archery 42 0 24 0 62 0 0 0 0 0
2000 Archery 42 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 92.3 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 793,398 acres   92.3%
Graph illustrating 4.27 percent Private 36,716 acres   4.3%
Graph illustrating 3.42 percent State of Idaho 29,418 acres   3.4%

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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.