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Upland Seasons Open September 16

Seasons for chukar, gray (Hungarian) partridge, quail and sage grouse will open September 16. Forest grouse, mourning dove, cottontail rabbit and snowshoe hare seasons opened September 1. Dove season will be the first to close, September 30, and has limits of ten daily and 20 in possession. Sharp-tailed grouse season will open October 1 in part of Eastern Idaho and run through the end of that month. Bag and possession limits in the open area are two daily and four in possession. The sage grouse season has a limit of one in areas marked "Area 2" and two in those marked "Area 3." Closing dates are different, also, so check the rule brochure. Area 1 has no open season. Chukars and gray partridge will remain open through January 15, with limits of eight daily and 16 in possession. California (valley) quail and bobwhite quail season will run through December 31, with limits of ten daily and 20 in possession. Forest grouse season for blue, ruffed and spruce grouse will also run through Dec. 31, with limits of four daily and eight in possession. Cottontail season will run through February 28 and snowshoe season through March 31, with limits of eight daily and 16 in possession.