Deer General Muzzleloader Season

Unit 8A
White-tailed Deer Tag Unlimited Tags

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

12/2/2019 - 12/14/2019

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.
Muzzleloader
Muzzleloader ONLY.

Restrictions

No special restrictions.

Unit 8A
All of Unit 8A. Area Size: 468,020 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 8A

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 Muzzleloader 8A 34 220 15.4 926 34 100
2017 Muzzleloader 8A 22 195 11.5 785 4 18 0 100
2016 Muzzleloader 8A 50 134 37.2 745 3 47 0 100
2015 Muzzleloader 8A 19 189 10.2 598 19
2014 Muzzleloader 8A 33 168 19.6 577 16 16 100 50 100
2013 Muzzleloader 8A 44 192 22.8 711 2 42 50 50 100
2012 Muzzleloader 8A 39 218 18 852 2 37 100 100 100
2011 Muzzleloader 8A 28 173 16.1 590 2 26 100
2010 Muzzleloader 8A 48 145 33.1 468 2 46 0 0 100
2009 Muzzleloader 8A 29 128 22.7 424 12 17 10.1 0 100
2008 Muzzleloader 8A 34 152 22.6 542 2 32 50 0 97.1
2007 Muzzleloader 8A 34 140 24.3 476 3 31 100 0 100
2006 Muzzleloader 8A 78 139 56.1 7 71 97.4
2005 Muzzleloader 8A 50 143 35 431 2 48 0 50 100
2004 Muzzleloader 8A 42 238 17.6 767 10 32 60 30 95
2003 Muzzleloader 8A 45 194 23 588 6 38 33 17 98
2002 Muzzleloader 8A 23 254 9 2549 6 17 100 0 100
2001 Muzzleloader 8A 83 252 33 656 8 75 20 0 97
2000 Muzzleloader 8A 50 33 17 37 13 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
  • Muzzleloader Permit
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Deer Tag
  • Adult Deer Tag
  • Muzzleloader Permit
  • 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 59.77 percent Private 279,714 acres   59.8%
Graph illustrating 26.65 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 124,713 acres   26.6%
Graph illustrating 12.22 percent State of Idaho 57,192 acres   12.2%
Graph illustrating 0.64 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 2,975 acres   0.6%
Graph illustrating 0.43 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 2,030 acres   0.4%
Graph illustrating 0.13 percent Other 613 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.12 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 553 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.03 percent State of Idaho 151 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 80 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.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.