Deer General Any Weapon Season

Unit 51
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 - 10/16/2019

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.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

Restrictions
  • YOUTH HUNT: ONLY hunters 10-17 years of age with a valid license and tag may participate in this hunt.
  • 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 51
All of Unit 51. Area Size: 604,464 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 51

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 Any Weapon 51 213 897 23.7 3177 172 41 19 35.1 7.9
2017 Any Weapon 51 227 890 25.5 2876 198 30 50.7 37.5 10.4
2016 Any Weapon 51 266 766 34.7 2763 238 28 35 29.3 4.9
2015 Any Weapon 51 280 819 34.2 3228 205 75 68.5 23 0
2014 Any Weapon 51 206 806 25.5 3201 154 52 29.8 5.1 3.9
2013 Any Weapon 51 160 812 19.7 3080 141 18 24.6 11.2 4
2012 Any Weapon 51 179 764 23.4 2918 144 35 39.6 20.2 4.5
2011 Any Weapon 51 171 753 22.7 2863 141 30 42 10.4 4.1
2010 Any Weapon 51 148 724 20.5 2583 129 19 29.8 2.3 5.9
2009 Any Weapon 51 157 838 18.7 3085 117 39 31 11.7 9.1
2008 Any Weapon 51 180 839 21.4 2810 143 36 24.6 6.3 2.8
2007 Any Weapon 51 225 801 28.1 3269 174 51 32.6 5.2 8
2006 Any Weapon 51 219 790 27.7 188 28 46.7 14.7 12.4
2005 Any Weapon 51 181 631 28.7 2576 146 35 34.4 7.5 4.4
2004 Any Weapon 51 121 626 19.3 2382 106 13 45.3 5.7 4
2003 Any Weapon 51 112 1338 8 4366 92 20 29 3 4
2002 Any Weapon 51 125 803 16 3445 99 26 37 10 3
2001 Any Weapon 51 163 619 26 2269 129 34 30 5 3
2000 Any Weapon 51 100 93 7 28 2 4
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

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 44.75 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 270,468 acres   44.7%
Graph illustrating 44.55 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 269,317 acres   44.6%
Graph illustrating 8.17 percent Private 49,393 acres   8.2%
Graph illustrating 2.22 percent State of Idaho 13,447 acres   2.2%
Graph illustrating 0.3 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1,839 acres   0.3%

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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.