Sandhill Crane General Short-Range Weapon Season

Hunt Area 3
Unlimited Tags

9/1/2012 - 9/15/2012

Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis)
Either-sex Sandhill Crane
Either sex may be taken.
Short-Range Weapons
Muzzleloader, Archery, Crossbow, Shotgun or Handgun.


Grizzly Bear Caution!
Grizzlies may be found in all or parts of this area. Be prepared. Hunting in grizzly bear country can be very safe and rewarding. Visit our Grizzly Bear Page to learn more.

65 Tags available. Season limit 9. Chester Wetlands Wildlife Management Area is CLOSED.

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Hunt Area

Hunt Area 3
Includes all of Fremont County except the Chester Wetlands Wildlife Management Area. Area Size: 1,211,355 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 60 60A 61 62 62A


Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Federal Migratory Game Bird Harvest Information Program (HIP) Validation 2012 (dove, duck, goose, coot, sandhill crane, and common snipe)

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Federal Migratory Game Bird Harvest Information Program (HIP) Validation 2012 (dove, duck, goose, coot, sandhill crane, and common snipe)

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

Where to purchase

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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 42.82 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 42.82%
Graph illustrating 31.4 percent Private 31.4%
Graph illustrating 12.29 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 12.29%
Graph illustrating 9.47 percent State of Idaho 9.47%
Graph illustrating 2.95 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 2.95%
Graph illustrating 0.57 percent Other 0.57%
Graph illustrating 0.46 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.46%

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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.

No properties are currently available in this hunt area.
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Forest Service Land

Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 49.42% Forest 49.42 %
Graph illustrating 29.34% Rangeland 29.34 %
Graph illustrating 9.59% Irrigated-Sprinkler 9.59 %
Graph illustrating 4.07% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 4.07 %
Graph illustrating 3.76% Dryland Agriculture 3.76 %
Graph illustrating 2.28% Riparian 2.28 %
Graph illustrating 1.2% Water 1.2 %
Graph illustrating 0.26% Urban 0.26 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources