Press Release

Apply for Crane Hunts by July 15

The application period for sandhill crane controlled hunts ends July 15.

Hunters can apply at any license vendor or by mail using the application form printed in the information brochure. Application can also be made over the phone by calling 1-800-824-3729 or on the Fish and Game Website under "What's New." The address is: http://www.state.id.us/fishgame Visa, Discover or MasterCard may be used for telephone or Internet applications.

The information brochure is available at Fish and Game offices and license vendors. It has season dates and hunt locations for eastern Idaho sandhill crane controlled hunts. Applicants should apply for only one species on a form.

The application fee is $6.50 per person per application. One dollar of this nonrefundable fee may be designated to go to Citizens Against Poaching. Applicants who use the Internet or telephone method will also be charged a service fee by the contractor who processes the applications and sends the information to Fish and Game. Successful applicants must pay a $1.50 tag fee and $1.50 for the federal waterfowl information validation.