The river otter harvest quota for Idaho’s Clearwater Region was reached on March 13 . The otter trapping season for the entire region closes 72 hours after the harvest quota has been met. As a result, the otter season for the Clearwater Region closes at 11:59 p.m. on March 16, 2023.
Any otter trapped in the Clearwater Region after 11:59 p.m. March 16, must be surrendered to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game office, 3316 16th St. in Lewiston for a $10.00 reward.
Trappers can call 1-800-323-4334 or visit https://idfg.idaho.gov/trap/otter/quota for the most up-to-date information on otter harvest limits and closures. For more information on reporting requirements please review the 2022-2023 Upland Game, Turkey and Furbearer Seasons and Rules Booklet.