Deer General Archery Season

Unit 8A
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

No special restrictions.

Unit 8A
All of Unit 8A. Area Size: 468,020 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 8A

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 Archery 8A 18 225 7.9 1605 12 6 29.4 100
2017 Archery 8A 19 190 9.8 1318 7 12 0 67.1
2016 Archery 8A 20 250 8 1822 19 2 43.3 100
2015 Archery 8A 17 237 7.3 1888 17 45.6 45.6 54.4
2014 Archery 8A 8 260 3.2 2176 8 100 100 100
2013 Archery 8A 19 216 8.7 1939 16 3 57.1 44.4 100
2012 Archery 8A 16 209 7.7 1879 12 4 75 58.3 100
2011 Archery 8A 20 210 9.3 1795 18 2 71.6 5.7 100
2010 Archery 8A 20 242 8.3 1722 17 3 88.2 29.4 100
2009 Archery 8A 23 174 13.4 1342 22 1 95.5 68.8 100
2008 Archery 8A 7 154 4.6 1135 5 2 100 40 100
2007 Archery 8A 22 175 12.6 1301 19 3 84.3 5.2 54.3
2006 Archery 8A 9 154 5.8 8 1 62.5 12.5 100
2005 Archery 8A 15 151 9.9 1084 10 5 40 10 100
2004 Archery 8A 6 216 2.8 1391 4 2 75 25 100
2003 Archery 8A 15 199 8 1352 11 4 50 20 100
2002 Archery 8A 9 199 5 1389 4 5 100 0 100
2001 Archery 8A 17 261 6 1196 10 7 67 33 87
2000 Archery 8A 11 7 4 37 13 93
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 59.77 percent Private 279,714 acres   59.8%
Graph illustrating 26.65 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 124,713 acres   26.6%
Graph illustrating 12.22 percent State of Idaho 57,192 acres   12.2%
Graph illustrating 0.64 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 2,975 acres   0.6%
Graph illustrating 0.43 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 2,030 acres   0.4%
Graph illustrating 0.13 percent Other 613 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.12 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 553 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.03 percent State of Idaho 151 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 80 acres   0%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

Access Yes! Properties

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.