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Idaho Fish and Game

Big Game Seasons and Rules Brochure

2022 Big Game

Seasons and rules information for big game hunting in Idaho for 2022

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 – Pages 1-124 [PDF, 8.1 MB]

Last updated 03-08-2023

Sections Index

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Includes — Table of contents, Getting started / What's new, key dates


  • Note: Resident elk hunters who apply for a controlled elk hunt in 2022 will be ineligible to buy a capped elk zone tag until five days after they go on sale. 

Includes — Bighorn sheep raffle

Includes — Trespass, weapons, hound hunting, proxy statement, trails, ATV's, right of way

  • Includes — Application worksheet, depredation and permit information
  • Note: Mail-in controlled hunt applications are no longer accepted. 

Other Rules Information

  • Agency Guidance Documents - A transparency resource center for agency policies, procedures, interpretations, and/or guidance documents.
  • Idaho Fish & Game strongly encourages wearing hunter orange as a voluntary safety measure. See the Hunter Orange Policy
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