Press Release

F&G Commission approves sage grouse season with two new area closures

Wildfire damage caused hunting closures in part of Owyhee County and the Upper Snake Region

Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Aug. 23 set the 2018 sage grouse hunting seasons and rules, which includes portions of Owyhee County and portions the Upper Snake Region  closed due to damaged habitat from fires.

The season will run Sept. 15-21 with the traditional one bird per day and two-birds in possession bag limit. 

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Here is the 2018 Sage Grouse Seasons and Rules booklet with maps of open areas.