Boundary-Smith Creek WMA

Grizzly bear activity is common and possible on any part of the WMA, day or night. Please use Bear Aware precautions, including carrying bear spray, when enjoying the area.

No shooting is allowed within 100 yds of the headquarter buildings.

Stocking Information

Week of: Number of Birds
September 26 60 *Youth
October 3 60
October 10 50
October 17 50
October 24 50
October 31 50
November 7 50
November 14 50
November 21 80
November 28 50
December 5 50
December 12 50
December 19 50
Subtotal 700
Total Birds 700

*Youth hunt season 2021 is October 2 through October 8. Please consult seasons and rules for more information.

Areas with stocked birds are popular and can experience high hunter use. Please be courteous to others you encounter.

Access Restrictions

There is no camping on this WMA, however, camping is allowed on nearby federal public lands.

Seasons and Rules Highlights

The Upland Game Seasons and Rules brochure defines take of pheasant. Pheasant hunting here requires the following special requirements:

Shooting Hours

10am PT until one-half hour after sunset.


Location Code: 
Panhandle Region

From Bonners Ferry, travel north on Hwy 95 turn left on Hwy 1. Go about 2 miles, turn left on Copeland Road. At the end of Copeland Road, turn right on Westside Road and follow signs to the WMA. There is no vehicle access from Porthill to the WMA.

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