Deer General Archery Season

Unit 40
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)
Antlerless White-tailed Deer
Only deer without antlers or with antlers shorter than 3 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlerless deer only.
Archery
Archery ONLY.

Restrictions

No special restrictions.

Unit 40
All of Unit 40. Area Size: 1,447,543 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 40

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 Archery 40 91 334 27.2 1570 33 57 0 0
2017 Archery 40 75 273 27.3 1174 25 50 0 0
2016 Archery 40 118 338 35 1492 16 102 0 4.6
2015 Archery 40 178 347 51.3 1186 27 151 0 0 0
2014 Archery 40 86 280 30.6 1217 16 70 0 0 8.1
2013 Archery 40 52 269 19.1 1133 23 29 0 0 0
2012 Archery 40 94 328 28.7 1395 29 65 0 0 0
2011 Archery 40 48 214 22.3 947 19 28 0 0 0
2010 Archery 40 51 194 26.3 783 10 41 0 0 0
2009 Archery 40 56 152 36.7 603 28 28 0 0 0
2008 Archery 40 53 170 31.3 783 28 25 0 0 0
2007 Archery 40 66 202 32.7 1157 22 43 0 0 0
2006 Archery 40 51 185 27.6 18 33 0
2005 Archery 40 36 130 27.8 455 10 26 0 0 0
2004 Archery 40 30 145 20.7 610 12 18 0 0 0
2003 Archery 40 35 142 25 596 15 19 8 0 0
2002 Archery 40 22 161 14 815 8 14 0 0 0
2001 Archery 40 46 172 27 618 10 36 0 0 0
2000 Archery 40 47 44 3 0 0 2
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 65.54 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 948,667 acres   65.5%
Graph illustrating 24.05 percent Private 348,103 acres   24%
Graph illustrating 9.89 percent State of Idaho 143,131 acres   9.9%
Graph illustrating 0.45 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 6,548 acres   0.5%
Graph illustrating 0.07 percent Other 962 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent State of Idaho 115 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0 percent Other 1 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.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.