Deer General Archery Season

Unit 72
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 72
All of Unit 72. Area Size: 268,676 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 72

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 Archery 72 0 108 0 805
2017 Archery 72 17 157 10.9 1177 6 11 100 0
2016 Archery 72 11 111 9.8 823 6 6 0 0
2015 Archery 72 9 75 12.5 469 9 0
2014 Archery 72 76 0 657
2013 Archery 72 7 68 10.9 584 2 5 0 0 0
2012 Archery 72 1 59 1.7 357 1 100 0 0
2011 Archery 72 3 80 3.8 691 1 2 0 0 0
2010 Archery 72 10 55 17.7 253 6 4 0 0 0
2009 Archery 72 7 72 9.7 527 5 2 40 20 0
2008 Archery 72 5 52 9.5 314 1 4 100 100 0
2007 Archery 72 8 90 8.9 600 3 5 0 0 0
2006 Archery 72 6 54 11.1 3 2 0
2005 Archery 72 1 63 1.6 658 1 0 0 0 0
2004 Archery 72 0 58 0 300 0 0 0 0 0
2003 Archery 72 7 58 12 405 2 5 0 0 0
2002 Archery 72 4 62 6 432 3 1 0 0 0
2001 Archery 72 3 67 5 242 0 3 0 0 0
2000 Archery 72 2 2 0 22 5 3
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 56.84 percent Private 152,726 acres   56.8%
Graph illustrating 21.85 percent State of Idaho 58,710 acres   21.9%
Graph illustrating 9.68 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 26,019 acres   9.7%
Graph illustrating 9.3 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 24,984 acres   9.3%
Graph illustrating 1.78 percent Other 4,791 acres   1.8%
Graph illustrating 0.54 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 1,448 acres   0.5%

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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.