Quail General Any Weapon Season

Management Area 1
Unlimited Tags

9/21/2019 - 1/31/2020

Northern Bobwhite (Colinus virginianus)
California Quail (Callipepla californica)
Either-sex Bobwhite & California Quail
Either sex may be taken.
Shotgun or Archery
No person shall take upland game birds:
  • Except wild turkey, from one-half (1/2) hour after sunset to one-half (1/2) hour before sunrise. Wild turkey shall not be taken between sunset and one-half (1/2) hour before sunrise.
  • With a trap, snare, net, crossbow, or firearms EXCEPT a shotgun using shells not exceeding three and one-half (3-1/2) inches maximum length, slingshot, hand-held or thrown missiles, EXCEPT forest grouse. Forest grouse shall not be taken with a trap, snare, net, or crossbow. Crossbow may be used to take forest grouse by a person who possesses a Disabled Persons Archery Hunting Permit or a Special Weapon Reasonable Modification Hunting Permit authorizing use of a crossbow or by a person hunting in an area where crossbow is a lawful method of take for big game.
  • From any watercraft.
  • By the use or aid of any electronic call.
  • By the aid of baiting. Bait is defined as any substance placed to attract upland game birds.
  • When hunting on Wildlife Management Areas where pheasants are stocked without wearing at least thirty-six (36) square inches of visible hunter orange above the waist.

In addition to the methods listed above, wild turkey may not be taken:
  • With lead shot exceeding BB size.
  • With steel shot exceeding T size.
  • By the use of dogs, except during fall hunts.


Daily bag limit of 10 in the aggregate. Possession limit 30 in the aggregate.

Management Area 1
Ada, Adams, Benewah, Blaine, Boise, Bonner, Boundary, Camas, Canyon, Cassia, Clearwater, Elmore, Gem, Gooding, Idaho, Jerome, Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Lincoln, Minidoka, Nez Perce, Owyhee, Payette, Shoshone, Twin Falls, Valley, and Washington Counties. Area Size: 35,063,909 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 1 2 3 4 4A 5 6 7 8 8A 9 10 10A 11 11A 12 13 14 15 16 16A 17 18 19 19A 20 20A 22 23 24 25 26 27 31 32 32A 33 34 35 36 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 52 52A 53 54 55 56 57 68

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Falconry Permit* (Valid for 3 years from purchase year)
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Falconry Permit* (Valid for 3 years from purchase year)
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

A valid hunting license is required for all hunting and trapping activities.
* Indicates this item is optional.

Where to purchase

Learn more about IDFG Licenses, Tags & Permits

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 38.2 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 13,393,154 acres   38.2%
Graph illustrating 29.67 percent Private 10,402,602 acres   29.7%
Graph illustrating 23.1 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 8,099,680 acres   23.1%
Graph illustrating 4.92 percent State of Idaho 1,725,419 acres   4.9%
Graph illustrating 0.91 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 319,899 acres   0.9%
Graph illustrating 0.78 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 273,245 acres   0.8%
Graph illustrating 0.7 percent Other 246,994 acres   0.7%
Graph illustrating 0.46 percent State of Idaho 162,434 acres   0.5%
Graph illustrating 0.39 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 137,615 acres   0.4%
Graph illustrating 0.36 percent U.S. Military 126,208 acres   0.4%
Graph illustrating 0.28 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 98,234 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.08 percent State of Idaho 27,197 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.06 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 20,044 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 6,295 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 4,525 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) 4,079 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0 percent Other 234 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.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.