Deer General Archery Season

Unit 5
White-tailed Deer Tag Unlimited Tags

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

12/10/2019 - 12/24/2019

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

Restrictions

No special restrictions.

Unit 5
All of Unit 5. Area Size: 457,550 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 5

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 Archery 5 45 296 15.3 1879 28 18 53.6 100
2017 Archery 5 33 374 8.9 2175 24 9 6.1 100
2016 Archery 5 34 250 13.4 1415 14 20 0 100
2015 Archery 5 37 299 12.5 1757 9 28 100 0 100
2014 Archery 5 62 281 21.9 1771 22 40 0 0 100
2013 Archery 5 50 366 13.7 2306 31 19 82.8 48.4 100
2012 Archery 5 54 305 17.7 1432 29 25 79.4 17.4 94.3
2011 Archery 5 62 319 19.5 1835 25 38 54.4 21.1 100
2010 Archery 5 38 199 18.8 1044 29 9 57.9 7 100
2009 Archery 5 36 190 18.7 950 26 10 76.5 7.8 97.2
2008 Archery 5 33 216 15.4 1664 20 13 89.7 69.1 100
2007 Archery 5 40 179 22.3 1124 25 15 87.7 63.1 100
2006 Archery 5 48 153 31.4 23 25 78.3 43.5 97.9
2005 Archery 5 32 141 22.7 796 15 17 26.7 46.7 100
2004 Archery 5 13 126 10.3 593 11 2 63.6 18.2 92
2003 Archery 5 15 122 12 685 12 3 73 45 100
2002 Archery 5 16 141 11 775 12 4 55 18 94
2001 Archery 5 10 153 6 618 7 3 83 50 100
2000 Archery 5 9 6 3 39 14 93
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 75.67 percent Private 346,222 acres   75.7%
Graph illustrating 10.82 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 49,498 acres   10.8%
Graph illustrating 6.16 percent Other 28,178 acres   6.2%
Graph illustrating 2.75 percent State of Idaho 12,594 acres   2.8%
Graph illustrating 1.89 percent State of Idaho 8,649 acres   1.9%
Graph illustrating 1.59 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 7,276 acres   1.6%
Graph illustrating 0.51 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 2,321 acres   0.5%
Graph illustrating 0.34 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 1,541 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.21 percent State of Idaho 945 acres   0.2%

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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.