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Commission Approves More Crane Permits

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission has approved the harvest of more sandhill cranes this year. 440 sandhill crane permits will be available in four Idaho counties. 300 permits will be available to hunters in Caribou and Bear Lake Counties, 70 will be available in Teton County, and 70 will be available in Fremont County. Crane season will run from September 1 through September 15. Hunters will be allowed daily limits of two cranes, and a season limit of nine. The first tag is offered through a standard controlled hunt drawing and additional tags, up to eight per hunter can be purchased at any vendor as left-over tags.