Deer General Archery Season

Unit 59A
White-tailed 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
White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Either-sex 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 59A
All of Unit 59A. Area Size: 257,884 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 59A

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 Archery 59A 23 108 21.1 898 11 11 50 0
2017 Archery 59A 0 71 0 496
2016 Archery 59A 14 59 23.2 394 7 7 0 0
2015 Archery 59A 75 0 431
2014 Archery 59A 8 71 11 437 8
2013 Archery 59A 6 61 10.5 402 1 5 0 0 68.7
2012 Archery 59A 8 84 9 478 5 3 0 0 0
2011 Archery 59A 3 57 5.3 436 2 1 0 0 0
2010 Archery 59A 2 50 4 313 1 1 0 0 50
2009 Archery 59A 10 75 13.2 564 9 1 0 0 0
2008 Archery 59A 3 64 4.7 549 3 0 0 0
2007 Archery 59A 4 35 11.4 244 4 100 25 25
2006 Archery 59A 1 37 2.7 1 0
2005 Archery 59A 3 38 7.9 234 2 1 0 0 0
2004 Archery 59A 2 26 7.7 161 0 2 0 0 50
2003 Archery 59A 0 29 0 176 0 0 0 0 0
2002 Archery 59A 0 26 0 188 0 0 0 0 0
2001 Archery 59A 2 32 7 167 0 2 0 0 0
2000 Archery 59A 1 1 0 29 6 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 43.01 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 110,920 acres   43%
Graph illustrating 38.98 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 100,511 acres   39%
Graph illustrating 14.96 percent Private 38,574 acres   15%
Graph illustrating 2.37 percent State of Idaho 6,113 acres   2.4%
Graph illustrating 0.62 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1,597 acres   0.6%

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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.