Deer General Archery Season

Unit 1
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.

Grizzly Bear Caution!
Grizzlies may be found in all or parts of this area. Be prepared. Hunting in grizzly bear country can be very safe and rewarding. Visit our Grizzly Bear Page to learn more.

Unit 1
All of Unit 1. Area Size: 1,584,441 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 1

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 Archery 1 142 638 22.3 4742 118 24 25.5 17.6 90.7
2017 Archery 1 73 543 13.4 3991 59 14 100 32.6 91.6
2016 Archery 1 104 676 15.4 4874 69 35 84 19.2 81.2
2015 Archery 1 212 673 31.6 5371 137 76 52.6 26.8 91.6
2014 Archery 1 91 641 14.2 3714 31 60 100 50 100
2013 Archery 1 101 706 14.3 4860 72 29 69 34.1 96
2012 Archery 1 135 835 16.1 5864 97 38 53.1 18 97.8
2011 Archery 1 118 768 15.3 5979 65 53 47.9 31 94.9
2010 Archery 1 117 605 19.4 3995 93 24 61.9 29.5 94
2009 Archery 1 91 737 12.3 5226 70 21 76.7 30.4 97.8
2008 Archery 1 183 852 21.4 6901 135 48 67.1 41.5 93.2
2007 Archery 1 114 630 18.1 4545 81 32 68.4 34.2 94.7
2006 Archery 1 122 627 19.5 83 37 74.8 29.9 93.4
2005 Archery 1 118 628 18.8 4052 71 47 43.8 30.9 91.5
2004 Archery 1 55 605 9.1 4405 38 17 76.3 42.1 87
2003 Archery 1 75 549 14 3700 47 27 72 28 84
2002 Archery 1 61 558 11 3869 39 22 69 26 92
2001 Archery 1 99 540 18 3060 69 30 58 37 86
2000 Archery 1 39 26 13 31 11 88
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 52.24 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 827,689 acres   52.2%
Graph illustrating 29.19 percent Private 462,566 acres   29.2%
Graph illustrating 15.28 percent State of Idaho 242,116 acres   15.3%
Graph illustrating 2.09 percent Other 33,063 acres   2.1%
Graph illustrating 0.73 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 11,543 acres   0.7%
Graph illustrating 0.31 percent State of Idaho 4,905 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.1 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 1,586 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.05 percent State of Idaho 740 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 29 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.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.