Deer General Archery Season

Unit 23
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

No special restrictions.

Unit 23
All of Unit 23. Area Size: 476,557 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 23

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 Archery 23 35 285 12.3 2833 17 18 75.4 16.2
2017 Archery 23 38 402 9.3 2807 27 11 46.4 0 16.4
2016 Archery 23 86 393 22 2767 39 48 14.2 6.3
2015 Archery 23 55 390 14.1 3494 19 36 0 0 0
2014 Archery 23 132 476 27.8 3217 23 109 0 0 17.4
2013 Archery 23 69 367 18.9 2683 42 27 9.5 4.8 14.4
2012 Archery 23 75 369 20.4 2615 18 58 28.6 5.7 15.8
2011 Archery 23 59 309 19.2 1980 27 33 49.8 23.6 17.7
2010 Archery 23 50 324 15.4 2679 25 25 24.2 4 6
2009 Archery 23 74 424 17.6 2855 29 46 41.2 0 16.9
2008 Archery 23 71 356 20 2773 25 45 56.7 41 7
2007 Archery 23 81 351 23.1 2910 38 43 26.3 0 12.3
2006 Archery 23 49 407 12 20 26 16.3
2005 Archery 23 73 298 24.5 2143 36 37 16.7 0 4.1
2004 Archery 23 70 326 21.5 2280 33 37 18.2 3 3
2003 Archery 23 84 325 26 2248 47 35 29 2 7
2002 Archery 23 79 315 25 2442 37 42 15 6 13
2001 Archery 23 67 272 25 1802 34 33 26 3 13
2000 Archery 23 45 42 3 30 6 20
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

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 66.13 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 315,124 acres   66.1%
Graph illustrating 24.36 percent Private 116,092 acres   24.4%
Graph illustrating 5.93 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 28,251 acres   5.9%
Graph illustrating 3.42 percent State of Idaho 16,282 acres   3.4%
Graph illustrating 0.16 percent Other 761 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent State of Idaho 31 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0 percent State of Idaho 17 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.