Deer General Archery Season

Unit 12
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

Second RES-NONRES white-tailed deer tags may not be used.

Unit 12
All of Unit 12. Area Size: 760,646 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 12

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 Archery 12 0 9 0 91
2017 Archery 12 2 14 10.9 121 2 0 0
2016 Archery 12 0 19 0 160
2015 Archery 12 9 19 49.6 57 9 100
2014 Archery 12 8 8 100 41 8 0 0 100
2013 Archery 12 0 4 0 16
2012 Archery 12 16 0 95
2011 Archery 12 5 0 61
2010 Archery 12 2 23 8.6 241 1 1 0 0 0
2009 Archery 12 2 14 14.3 103 1 1 100 0 50
2008 Archery 12 1 14 7.1 129 1 0
2007 Archery 12 4 22 18.2 182 2 2 0 0 25
2006 Archery 12 7 26 26.9 5 1 28.6
2005 Archery 12 3 33 9.1 244 3 0 0 33.3
2004 Archery 12 2 34 5.9 318 1 1 0 0 100
2003 Archery 12 0 14 0 102 0 0 0 0 0
2002 Archery 12 3 19 16 103 1 2 0 0 33
2001 Archery 12 3 23 14 99 2 1 50 0 0
2000 Archery 12 2 2 0 35 13 68
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 94.48 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 718,660 acres   94.5%
Graph illustrating 5.25 percent Private 39,937 acres   5.3%
Graph illustrating 0.2 percent Other 1,495 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent State of Idaho 159 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.