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October 3, 2013
season opens in October in most of
The regular deer season opens
Oct. 10 in most regions of
In some areas, a regular deer tag allows hunters to take either mule deer or white-tailed deer. A white-tailed deer tag allows a hunter to take only a white-tail.
Many areas across the state also offer antlerless youth hunt opportunities, but check the 2013 big game rules brochure carefully for the areas where youth hunts are open.
To hunt deer in
Fish and Game law enforcement
officials ask that hunters report any poaching or suspicious activities they
encounter or hear about while hunting. Most serious poaching cases are cracked
and won only with the help of ordinary
Hunters with information about
a wildlife crime may call the Citizens Against Poaching hotline at
Hunters also are encouraged to pick up a free copy of Idaho Fish and Game's backcountry game meat care guide. The guide has helpful tips to ensure proper handling of game to avoid wasting the meat. The guide is available at Fish and Game offices and license vendors.
A link to the guide can be found on the Fish and Game website at: http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/hunt/rules/?getPage=61.
And for help planning their hunt, hunters can use the hunt planner on the website at: http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/ifwis/huntplanner.
Remember to ask first before hunting on private land.