Furbearer General Any Weapon Season

Southwest Furbearer Region
Unlimited Tags

12/14/2013 - 2/16/2014

Bobcat (Lynx rufus)
Either-sex Bobcat
Either sex may be taken.
Any Weapon or Trap
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, Handgun or Trap.

  • YOUTH HUNT: ONLY hunters 12-17 years of age with a valid license and tag may participate in this hunt.
  • Motorized Hunting Rule (MHR): Motorized vehicle use by all big game hunters is restricted to established roadways legally open to travel by full-sized automobiles. The motorized hunting rule applies only to big game animals, including moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goats, in designated units from August 30 through December 31. Learn more about the Motorized hunting Rule at idfg.idaho.gov/hunt/access/motorized-vehicles

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Hunt Area Legend Key Item Hunt Area Location

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.

Tags, Permits & Fees

No resident tags are necessary.

No non-resident tags are necessary.

A valid hunting license is required.
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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 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