Furbearer General Any Weapon Season

Upper Snake Furbearer Region
Unlimited Tags

10/22/2018 - 3/15/2019

Northern River Otter (Lontra canadensis)
Either-sex Northern River Otter
Either sex may be taken.
Open to Trapping, Closed to Hunting.


Harvest quota 15 for the Upper Snake Region. Visit River Otter Harvest Webpage, call the Upper Snake office at (208)525-7290 or call the 24 hour hotline at (800)323-4334 24 to obtain current harvest information. Season closes 48 hours after quota is reached. Maximum limit of 2 otters per trapper.

South Fork Snake R. from Palisades Dam to the Heise Cable, mainstem Buffalo R., mainstem Warm R. and mainstem Henrys Fork R. from Big Springs to Del Rio Bridge at St. Anthony - CLOSED.

All areas closed to beaver trapping are closed to otter trapping.


Upper Snake Furbearer Region
Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison and Teton Counties. Area Size: 6,288,242 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 50 51 52A 58 59 59A 60 60A 61 62 62A 63 63A 64 65 66 66A 67 68 68A 69


Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

A valid hunting license is required for all hunting and trapping activities.
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