Deer General Any Weapon Season

Unit 59A
White-tailed Deer Tag Unlimited Tags

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

10/10/2019 - 10/31/2019

Species
White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Either-sex White-tailed Deer
Either sex may be taken.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

Restrictions
  • Motorized Hunting Rule (MHR): Motorized vehicle use by all big game hunters is restricted to established roadways legally open to travel by full-sized automobiles. The motorized hunting rule applies only to big game animals, including moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goats, in designated units from August 30 through December 31. Learn more about the Motorized hunting Rule at idfg.idaho.gov/hunt/access/motorized-vehicles

Unit 59A
All of Unit 59A. Area Size: 257,884 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 59A

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 Any Weapon 59A 102 405 25 1371 68 34 16.9 0
2017 Any Weapon 59A 79 356 22.2 1152 59 20 21.1 0
2016 Any Weapon 59A 132 372 35.5 1267 108 25 14.4 0
2015 Any Weapon 59A 103 327 31.7 940 103 27.4 0 0
2014 Any Weapon 59A 129 460 28.1 1332 92 37 25.5 0
2013 Any Weapon 59A 107 310 34.5 888 74 33 23.4 8.1 3.7
2012 Any Weapon 59A 87 257 33.8 855 69 18 21.5 5.8 2.3
2011 Any Weapon 59A 38 235 16.4 863 23 15 25.8 0 0
2010 Any Weapon 59A 84 376 22.3 1340 52 32 11.6 1.9 2.4
2009 Any Weapon 59A 74 388 19.2 1286 47 28 10.9 2.2 6.7
2008 Any Weapon 59A 127 467 27.2 1974 95 31 18.1 5.3 3.2
2007 Any Weapon 59A 115 404 28.5 1481 90 25 32.6 3.4 1.7
2006 Any Weapon 59A 124 384 32.3 89 34 28.1 4.5 4
2005 Any Weapon 59A 74 286 25.9 886 55 19 23.6 5.5 4.1
2004 Any Weapon 59A 65 224 29 861 50 13 22 0 0
2003 Any Weapon 59A 67 526 13 1496 49 17 26 2 1
2002 Any Weapon 59A 79 365 22 1285 60 19 36 4 0
2001 Any Weapon 59A 80 256 31 794 56 24 25 6 4
2000 Any Weapon 59A 69 69 0 29 6 3
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
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Deer Tag
  • Adult Deer Tag
  • 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 43.01 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 110,920 acres   43%
Graph illustrating 38.98 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 100,511 acres   39%
Graph illustrating 14.96 percent Private 38,574 acres   15%
Graph illustrating 2.37 percent State of Idaho 6,113 acres   2.4%
Graph illustrating 0.62 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1,597 acres   0.6%

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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.