Young hunters who want an early shot at a duck or goose may participate in the youth waterfowl hunt on September 26 and 27 in Area 1, and October 3 and 4 in the rest of the state.
The youth waterfowl hunt is for licensed hunters 15 years of age and younger, and the seasons for ducks, geese, snipe and coots are open for two days only. Daily and possession limits are the same as limits in effect during the regular seasons.
Area 1 includes all of the Fort Hall Indian Reservation, including private in-holdings; Bannock County; Bingham County, except that portion within the Blackfoot Reservoir drainage; Caribou County within the Fort Hall Indian Reservation; and Power County east of State Highway 37 and State Highway 39.
Youth hunters must have a 2015 Idaho hunting license and a Federal Migratory (HIP) Permit. A federal duck stamp is not required for hunters 15 and under. At least one adult 18 years old or older with a valid hunting license, must accompany each youth hunting party into the field during the hunt. Adults are not allowed to hunt.
All other state and federal migratory game bird hunting rules and regulations still apply. Please see the 2015 Waterfowl Seasons and Rules brochure available at hunting license vendors, Fish and Game offices and online at http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/hunt/rules/?getPage=66.