Duck General Any Weapon Season

Management Area 2
Unlimited Tags

10/6/2018 - 1/18/2019

Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)
Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca)
American Black Duck (Anas rubripes)
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)
Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors)
Cinnamon Teal (Anas cyanoptera)
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)
Gadwall (Anas strepera)
Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope)
American Wigeon (Anas americana)
Canvasback (Aythya valisineria)
Redhead (Aythya americana)
Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris)
Greater Scaup (Aythya marila)
Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis)
Common Eider (Somateria mollissima)
Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus)
Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis)
Surf Scoter (Melanitta perspicillata)
White-winged Scoter (Melanitta fusca)
Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula)
Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica)
Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola)
Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)
Common Merganser (Mergus merganser)
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)
Either-sex Duck (including Merganser)
Either sex may be taken.
Short-Range or Falconry
Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Falcon ONLY.


Area 2 Duck Daily Bag Limit: 7 of any kind, except shall not include more than the following: 2 female mallard, 2 redhead, 2 pintail, 2 canvasback, 3 scaup (Scaup season Oct. 6 - Jan. 18)

Management Area 2
All lands and waters within the Fort Hall Indian Reservation, including private in-holdings; and the following counties: Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Bonneville, Butte, Caribou, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, that portion of Power County east of State Highway 37 and State Highway 39, Teton, and Valley. Area Size: 13,084,182 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 19A 20A 24 25 26 27 32 32A 33 34 50 51 52A 58 59 59A 60 60A 61 62 62A 63 63A 64 65 66 66A 67 68 68A 69 70 71 72 73 73A 74 75 76 77 78

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Federal Migratory Bird Stamp (ducks, geese)
  • Federal Migratory Game Bird Harvest Information Program (HIP) Validation (dove, duck, goose, coot, sandhill crane, and common snipe)
  • Falconry Permit* (Valid for 3 years from purchase year)
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Federal Migratory Game Bird Harvest Information Program (HIP) Validation (dove, duck, goose, coot, sandhill crane, and common snipe)
  • Falconry Permit* (Valid for 3 years from purchase year)
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

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

Where to purchase

Learn more about IDFG Licenses, Tags & Permits

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 34.34 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 4,492,794 acres   34.3%
Graph illustrating 34.14 percent Private 4,466,849 acres   34.1%
Graph illustrating 14.43 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 1,888,517 acres   14.4%
Graph illustrating 5.06 percent State of Idaho 662,510 acres   5.1%
Graph illustrating 4.29 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 560,931 acres   4.3%
Graph illustrating 2.79 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 365,349 acres   2.8%
Graph illustrating 1.52 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 198,342 acres   1.5%
Graph illustrating 1.19 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 155,392 acres   1.2%
Graph illustrating 0.51 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 66,306 acres   0.5%
Graph illustrating 0.5 percent Other 64,857 acres   0.5%
Graph illustrating 0.44 percent State of Idaho 57,988 acres   0.4%
Graph illustrating 0.21 percent Other 27,130 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.15 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) 19,368 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.1 percent State of Idaho 13,571 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.05 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 6,147 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent U.S. Military 1,078 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.