Deer General Any Weapon Season

Unit 52A
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 - 10/31/2019

Species
Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Antlered Mule and White-tailed Deer
Only deer with at least one antler longer than 3 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlered deer only. In antlered-only seasons, antlers must accompany the carcass while in transit.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

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 52A
All of Unit 52A. (Caution: Craters of the Moon National Park is CLOSED) Area Size: 1,111,356 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 52A

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 Any Weapon 52A 158 1152 13.7 4755 128 30 41.3 0 5.1
2017 Any Weapon 52A 200 1343 14.9 4970 163 36 44.8 0 1.7
2016 Any Weapon 52A 167 798 20.9 3131 167 30.2 0
2015 Any Weapon 52A 196 910 21.5 3953 168 28 28.1 11.2 0
2014 Any Weapon 52A 109 889 12.3 3448 102 7 38.5 7.7 7.3
2013 Any Weapon 52A 186 944 19.7 3792 157 29 46.1 8.3 3.6
2012 Any Weapon 52A 149 682 21.9 2390 134 16 44.6 6.7 0.7
2011 Any Weapon 52A 94 735 12.8 2987 79 15 42.4 3.8 0
2010 Any Weapon 52A 168 703 23.9 2794 149 18 32.5 9.9 1.2
2009 Any Weapon 52A 116 935 12.4 3569 94 23 61.9 14.2 1.7
2008 Any Weapon 52A 126 594 21.2 2648 95 29 49.7 8.5 0
2007 Any Weapon 52A 149 713 20.9 2766 127 20 46 5.5 6.8
2006 Any Weapon 52A 117 546 21.4 84 31 23.8 6 0.9
2005 Any Weapon 52A 91 442 20.6 1490 77 14 22 1.3 1.1
2004 Any Weapon 52A 74 561 13.2 2115 63 9 39.7 6.3 0
2003 Any Weapon 52A 126 1646 8 6340 94 31 25 12 4
2002 Any Weapon 52A 66 509 13 1876 50 16 49 19 5
2001 Any Weapon 52A 107 371 29 1237 83 24 43 9 1
2000 Any Weapon 52A 92 91 1 34 9 1
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
  • 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 55.47 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 616,427 acres   55.5%
Graph illustrating 33.59 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 373,266 acres   33.6%
Graph illustrating 8.84 percent Private 98,269 acres   8.8%
Graph illustrating 1.97 percent State of Idaho 21,937 acres   2%
Graph illustrating 0.05 percent State of Idaho 558 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.04 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 475 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.04 percent State of Idaho 424 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.