Deer General Archery Season

Unit 28
White-tailed Deer Tag Unlimited Tags

Non-resident tag quota of 15,500 total deer tags. See the Nonresident Tag Quotas for availability.

12/1/2019 - 12/31/2019

Species
White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Either-sex White-tailed Deer
Either sex may be taken.
Archery
Archery ONLY.

Restrictions
  • Very limited access due to few roads, and private property. Only a portion of the unit is open to hunting

Unit 28
All of Unit 28. Area Size: 837,093 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 28

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 Archery 28 44 215 20.5 747 14 30 60.9 12.9
2017 Archery 28 59 257 22.8 995 22 37 64.4 0
2016 Archery 28 73 223 32.7 892 30 43 27.3 0
2015 Archery 28 110 311 35.4 1169 35 75 72.8 0 8.6
2014 Archery 28 86 269 31.8 1266 25 61 62.8 0 9.3
2013 Archery 28 76 277 27.4 1034 39 37 26.7 16.4 0
2012 Archery 28 113 347 32.4 1314 38 75 35.4 5.3 3.2
2011 Archery 28 102 379 27 1562 44 58 31.1 2.5 4.1
2010 Archery 28 105 296 35.4 1087 47 58 30.6 10.2 1
2009 Archery 28 69 276 24.9 1731 22 47 13.7 9.1 1.5
2008 Archery 28 64 248 25.7 1302 13 51 30.8 15.4 4.7
2007 Archery 28 89 273 32.6 1322 47 42 29.8 19.2 2.2
2006 Archery 28 35 207 16.9 7 28 5.7
2005 Archery 28 63 172 37 928 26 37 46.6 7.6 4.7
2004 Archery 28 15 159 9.4 931 14 1 50 14.3 7
2003 Archery 28 23 151 15 662 21 2 32 16 9
2002 Archery 28 16 146 11 932 16 0 20 7 6
2001 Archery 28 11 123 9 520 9 2 25 0 20
2000 Archery 28 11 11 0 19 3 5
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 87.7 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 734,109 acres   87.7%
Graph illustrating 8.44 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 70,664 acres   8.4%
Graph illustrating 3.32 percent Private 27,799 acres   3.3%
Graph illustrating 0.3 percent State of Idaho 2,483 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.24 percent Other 1,971 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent State of Idaho 67 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.