Furbearer General Any Weapon Season

Ada, Adams, Boise, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, Owyhee, Payette, Valley and Washington Counties
Unlimited Tags

11/1/2019 - 3/15/2020

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

Restrictions

Harvest quota 20 for the Southwest Region. Visit River Otter Harvest Webpage, call the Southwest office at (208)465-8465 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.

EXCEPTIONS:
Payette River: From the confluence of the Middle Fork and South Fork Payette R. downstream to Banks; North Fork of the Payette R. from Cabarton Bridge downstream to Banks; and from Banks downstream to the confluence with the Snake River - CLOSED.

Boise River: From Lucky Peak Dam to the confluence with the Snake River - CLOSED.

Snake River: From Grandview to Farewell Bend - CLOSED.

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

Ada, Adams, Boise, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, Owyhee, Payette, Valley and Washington Counties
Ada, Adams, Boise, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, Owyhee, Payette, Valley and Washington Counties. Area Size: 14,028,914 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

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.

Where to purchase

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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 36 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 5,050,652 acres   36%
Graph illustrating 30.8 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 4,320,674 acres   30.8%
Graph illustrating 24.46 percent Private 3,431,884 acres   24.5%
Graph illustrating 5.34 percent State of Idaho 749,077 acres   5.3%
Graph illustrating 1.04 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 145,276 acres   1%
Graph illustrating 0.9 percent U.S. Military 125,728 acres   0.9%
Graph illustrating 0.75 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 105,431 acres   0.8%
Graph illustrating 0.31 percent Other 43,533 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.27 percent State of Idaho 38,555 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.05 percent State of Idaho 7,533 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) 1,454 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0 percent Other 234 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 146 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.