Furbearer General Any Weapon Season

Southwest Furbearer Region
Unlimited Tags

11/1/2012 - 3/31/2013

American Beaver (Castor canadensis)
Either-sex American Beaver
Either sex may be taken.
Open to Trapping, Closed to Hunting.


Ada & Boise Counties: The Boise River WMA: CLOSED.
Elmore County: All public lands within the following drainages: Bear Cr. (trib. to Feather R.), Case Cr., Fall Cr. upstream from and including Meadow Cr., Clover Cr., King Hill Cr., Lake Cr. (trib. To Fall Cr) but flows into Anderson Ranch Reservoir, Wilson Cr., Little Wilson Cr., and Elk Cr. On Wilson Flat north of Anderson Ranch Dam, Lime Cr., Smith Cr. upstream from Washboard Cr., Syrup Cr., Trinity Cr., Willow Cr. in the Danskin Mts. (trib. of S. Fk. Boise R.), and Wood Cr. (trib. of S. Fk. Boise R.), AND EXCEPT all lands within the Boise River WMA: CLOSED.
Gem County: Within the following drainages: Big Cr. upstream from Monumental Cr., Johnson Cr. upstream from Landmark, S. Fk. Salmon R. upstream from the fish trap near the mouth of Cabin Cr., Bear Valley Cr., and Sulpher Cr.: CLOSED.
Washington County: Raft Creek, Dennett Creek, Wolf Creek, Trail Creek, Sumack Creek, Thorn Creek, and Rock Creek on the Rocking M Ranch Conservation easement in Unit 31: CLOSED.

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Hunt Area

Southwest Furbearer Region
Ada, Adams, Boise, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, Owyhee, Payette, Valley and Washington Counties. Area Size: 14,028,928 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 18 19A 20A 22 23 24 25 26 27 31 32 32A 33 34 35 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47


No historical hunts resemble this hunt or harvest statistics are not currently available for this opportunity.

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Landscape Characteristics and Access

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 36 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 36%
Graph illustrating 30.81 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 30.81%
Graph illustrating 24.47 percent Private 24.47%
Graph illustrating 5.66 percent State of Idaho 5.66%
Graph illustrating 1.04 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 1.04%
Graph illustrating 0.9 percent U.S. Military 0.9%
Graph illustrating 0.74 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.74%
Graph illustrating 0.31 percent Other 0.31%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) 0.01%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 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.

Forest Service Land

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 52.62% Rangeland 52.62 %
Graph illustrating 35.8% Forest 35.8 %
Graph illustrating 6.04% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 6.04 %
Graph illustrating 2.23% Irrigated-Sprinkler 2.23 %
Graph illustrating 1.8% Riparian 1.8 %
Graph illustrating 0.68% Urban 0.68 %
Graph illustrating 0.42% Dryland Agriculture 0.42 %
Graph illustrating 0.39% Water 0.39 %
Graph illustrating 0.02% Rock 0.02 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources