Press Release

F&G Commission approves 2019 sage-grouse season

Includes expanded closure in Owyhee County, two-day season in central part of state

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Aug. 22 set the 2019 sage-grouse hunting seasons and rules, which included expanded closures in Owyhee County, a restrictive two-day season in some areas in the central part of the state (see map: Zone 3), and a seven-day season in portions of Owyhee, Twin Falls, Oneida and Cassia counties.

In those portions of Owyhee, Twin Falls, Oneida and Cassia counties (Zone 2), the season will run Sept. 21-27, with the traditional one bird per day and two birds in possession bag limit. In the central part of the state (Zone 3), the two-day season will run Sept. 21-22, with a one bird per day and two birds in possession bag limit.

Sage Grouse 2019 season map
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Here is the 2019 Sage-grouse Seasons and Rules booklet with maps of open areas.