Furbearer General Any Weapon Season

Southeast 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 Southeast Region. Visit River Otter Harvest Webpage, call the Southeast office at (208)232-4703 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.

Portneuf R. downstream from Lava Hot Springs: CLOSED.

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

Southeast Furbearer Region
Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida and Power Counties. Area Size: 6,033,006 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 56 57 63 66A 68 68A 69 70 71 72 73 73A 74 75 76 77 78

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.
* Indicates this item is optional.

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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 48.12 percent Private 2,903,265 acres   48.1%
Graph illustrating 16.16 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 974,862 acres   16.2%
Graph illustrating 15.01 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 905,843 acres   15%
Graph illustrating 6.16 percent State of Idaho 371,842 acres   6.2%
Graph illustrating 6.02 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 363,072 acres   6%
Graph illustrating 3.29 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 198,342 acres   3.3%
Graph illustrating 1.08 percent U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 65,372 acres   1.1%
Graph illustrating 1.08 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 65,123 acres   1.1%
Graph illustrating 0.73 percent U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 44,281 acres   0.7%
Graph illustrating 0.59 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 35,541 acres   0.6%
Graph illustrating 0.35 percent Other 21,269 acres   0.4%
Graph illustrating 0.3 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 17,849 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.29 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) 17,460 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.19 percent State of Idaho 11,341 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent State of Idaho 1,463 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0 percent Other 140 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.

No properties are currently available in this hunt area.
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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.