Deer General Archery Season

Unit 50
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)
Either-sex White-tailed Deer
Either sex may be taken.
Archery
Archery ONLY.

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 50
All of Unit 50. Area Size: 1,056,172 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 50

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 Archery 50 40 301 13.2 2070 23 17 74.8 0
2017 Archery 50 38 290 13.3 1684 20 18 0 0
2016 Archery 50 18 270 6.8 1744 13 6 23.9 0
2015 Archery 50 18 257 6.9 1854 18 52.9 0 0
2014 Archery 50 33 304 10.8 2264 33
2013 Archery 50 34 197 17 1343 15 18 67.5 19.5 0
2012 Archery 50 15 194 7.5 1352 8 7 50 37.5 0
2011 Archery 50 5 188 2.8 1424 1 4 0
2010 Archery 50 6 171 3.5 1215 5 1 40 20 0
2009 Archery 50 1 186 0.5 1425 1 0 0 0
2008 Archery 50 17 189 9.2 1256 14 3 20.8 0 5.7
2007 Archery 50 29 153 19 913 19 9 68.6 0 31.1
2006 Archery 50 14 195 7.2 8 4 0
2005 Archery 50 12 179 6.7 1222 7 5 28.6 14.3 8.3
2004 Archery 50 28 241 11.6 1866 26 2 61.5 57.7 0
2003 Archery 50 15 215 7 1512 6 9 40 0 0
2002 Archery 50 10 237 4 1891 4 6 50 50 0
2001 Archery 50 13 258 5 1378 11 2 20 0 0
2000 Archery 50 17 16 1 22 2 0
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 50.62 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 534,658 acres   50.6%
Graph illustrating 29.31 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 309,563 acres   29.3%
Graph illustrating 17.43 percent Private 184,101 acres   17.4%
Graph illustrating 1.55 percent State of Idaho 16,343 acres   1.5%
Graph illustrating 0.97 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 10,284 acres   1%
Graph illustrating 0.11 percent State of Idaho 1,159 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 64 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.