Deer General Any Weapon Season

Unit 56
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 - 10/24/2019

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 56
All of Unit 56. Area Size: 578,411 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 56

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 Any Weapon 56 532 2011 26.5 7225 529 3 23.3 0 1.1
2017 Any Weapon 56 483 2298 21 7966 483 31.5 0
2016 Any Weapon 56 593 2082 28.5 6888 469 124 33.7 0 3.3
2015 Any Weapon 56 652 2538 25.7 8489 540 112 22.3 1.7 1.3
2014 Any Weapon 56 567 2226 25.5 7735 447 120 24 3.4
2013 Any Weapon 56 406 2230 18.2 7702 301 105 33 7.2 3.6
2012 Any Weapon 56 636 1863 34.1 5895 531 104 33.1 7.5 2
2011 Any Weapon 56 309 1753 17.6 5577 252 57 46.1 14.4 0.6
2010 Any Weapon 56 408 1647 24.8 5285 341 66 17.1 3.2 0.7
2009 Any Weapon 56 366 2072 17.7 7679 255 111 27.7 6.3 0.5
2008 Any Weapon 56 519 2077 25 7633 502 1 33.5 6.4 1
2007 Any Weapon 56 470 1674 28.1 5197 454 10 31.4 7.3 1.1
2006 Any Weapon 56 447 1512 29.6 402 17 31.4 4.7 0.2
2005 Any Weapon 56 365 1440 25.3 4478 331 34 20.3 6 1.1
2004 Any Weapon 56 369 2041 18.1 6370 367 1 38.4 10.9 1
2003 Any Weapon 56 142 1434 10 4224 136 5 1 0 1
2002 Any Weapon 56 224 1227 18 3927 105 119 3 1 2
2001 Any Weapon 56 377 862 44 2542 241 136 2 0 1
2000 Any Weapon 56 248 242 6 0 0 2
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 51.21 percent Private 296,178 acres   51.2%
Graph illustrating 23.85 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 137,929 acres   23.8%
Graph illustrating 13.61 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 78,745 acres   13.6%
Graph illustrating 5.95 percent U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 34,409 acres   5.9%
Graph illustrating 4.06 percent U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 23,460 acres   4.1%
Graph illustrating 1.27 percent State of Idaho 7,321 acres   1.3%
Graph illustrating 0.04 percent State of Idaho 251 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 113 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.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.