Deer General Short-Range Weapon Season

Unit 38, except Lake Lowell Sector of Deer Flat NWR
Regular Deer Tag Unlimited Tags

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

10/10/2019 - 11/24/2019

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.
Short-Range Weapons
Muzzleloader, Archery, Crossbow, Shotgun or Handgun.

Restrictions
  • Very limited access due to few roads, and private property. Only a portion of the unit is open to hunting

That portion of Unit 38 within the Lake Lowell Sector of the Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge is controlled hunt only.

Unit 38, except Lake Lowell Sector of Deer Flat NWR
All of Unit 38 except that portion of Unit 38 within the Lake Lowell Sector of the Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge is closed. Area Size: 1,262,584 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 38

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Adult Deer Tag
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Deer Tag
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Deer Tag
  • Adult Deer Tag
  • 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 58.99 percent Private 744,832 acres   59%
Graph illustrating 32.84 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 414,682 acres   32.8%
Graph illustrating 4.67 percent State of Idaho 58,955 acres   4.7%
Graph illustrating 1.16 percent Other 14,587 acres   1.2%
Graph illustrating 1.1 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 13,905 acres   1.1%
Graph illustrating 0.62 percent U.S. Military 7,820 acres   0.6%
Graph illustrating 0.33 percent State of Idaho 4,134 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.06 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) 775 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.04 percent State of Idaho 558 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0 percent Other 1 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.