Fish and Game Commission Sets 2013 Big Game Seasons March 20, 2013 Idaho, IDFG

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Fish and Game Commission Sets 2013 Big Game Seasons March 20, 2013 Idaho, IDFG
Major changes for deer:
•Reduce antlerless tags in units 22, 31, 32, 32A and 39 to maintain or increase deer numbers.
•Move popular rotating muzzleloader controlled hunt from east side of Unit 45 to east side of Unit 52.
•Add new archery hunt in Unit 45 with 10 tags.
•Move archery unlimited controlled hunt in Unit 72 up two weeks to start on November 16 and run through December 5, and expand the hunt area into a part of Unit 76.
•Reinstate 390 either-sex deer tags reduced after 2010-2011 winter in units 60, 62, 64, 66 and 67.
•Create “high-quality” buck hunts with five tags each in hunt areas 21, 28-1, 30, 36A and 36B from October 10 through November 30.
•Convert 85 extra antlerless tags in Units 21 and 36A to youth extra antlerless tags.

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