Deer Controlled Hunt Archery Season

Hunt Area 53-1
Deer Controlled Hunt 1082 Unlimited Tags

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

8/30/2019 - 12/19/2019

Species
Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Either-sex Mule and 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

Hunt Area 53-1
That portion of Unit 53 east of US Highway 93. Due to routing changes made to US Highway 93, the western boundary for Unit 53 is: Beginning at the junction of US Highway 93 and US Highway 30 (east of Filer), north along Hwy 93 turning east at the junction of Poleline Road, continuing east to Blue Lakes Blvd, then north across the Perrine Bridge following US Highway 93 to US Highway 26 in Shoshone. Area Size: 836,618 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 53

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2018 1085 53-1 241 82 34 2582 64 18 78.2 0
2017 1085 53-1 163 79 49 2101 61 18 61.8 0
2016 1092 53-1 181 49 27 2428 41 8 40 0
2015 1092 53-1 199 60 30 2915 47 14 64.5 19.4 0
2014 1090 53* 199 52 26 2538 37 15 55.2 17.2 0
2013 1090 53 167 32 19 2135 29 3 66 24 0
2012 1084 53 152 39 26 1858 33 6 45.7 19.1 2.6
2011 1071 53 121 21 18 1482 15 6 33.2 13.3 0
Source: Harvest Statistics Database compiled from Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Drawing Odds for 1st & 2nd Choice Applicants (controlled hunts only)

Hunt Information 1st Choice 2nd Choice Total
Year Hunt# Area Draw* Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2019 1082 53-1 1 148 148 100 243 197 81 345 99999
2018 1085 53-1 1 129 129 100 249 191 77 320 999999
2017 1085 53-1 1 102 102 100 168 135 80 237 999999
2016 1092 53-1 1 83 83 100 209 179 86 262 999999
2015 1092 53-1 1 127 127 100 139 120 86 247 999999
2014 1090 53* 1 118 118 100 204 157 77 275 999999
2013 1090 53 1 83 83 100 173 144 83 227 999999
2012 1084 53 1 84 84 100 124 106 85 190 999999
2011 1071 53 1 74 74 100 114 94 82 168 999999
Source: Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Drawing Odds for Resident & NonResident Applicants (controlled hunts only)

Hunt Information Resident NonResident Total
Year Hunt# Area Draw* 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2019 1082 53-1 1 141 141 100 7 7 100 345 99999
2018 1085 53-1 1 125 311 100 4 9 100 320 999999
2017 1085 53-1 1 99 229 100 3 8 100 237 999999
2016 1092 53-1 1 82 260 100 1 2 100 262 999999
2015 1092 53-1 1 119 237 100 8 10 100 247 999999
2014 1090 53* 1 115 272 100 3 3 100 275 999999
2013 1090 53 1 81 223 100 2 4 100 227 999999
2012 1084 53 1 83 187 100 1 3 100 190 999999
2011 1071 53 1 73 165 100 1 3 100 168 999999
Source: Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Adult Deer Tag
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Deer Tag
  • Archery Permit
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • 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
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*
  • Handicapped Archery Permit* (permit for use of a crossbow during archery-only seasons)

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 59.33 percent Private 496,402 acres   59.3%
Graph illustrating 33.21 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 277,869 acres   33.2%
Graph illustrating 3.8 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 31,760 acres   3.8%
Graph illustrating 2.2 percent State of Idaho 18,415 acres   2.2%
Graph illustrating 1.13 percent Other 9,437 acres   1.1%
Graph illustrating 0.3 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) 2,491 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 175 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent State of Idaho 69 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.