Recent Changes to Seasons and Rules

Season, rule, and law changes

On this page you will find significant changes to seasons or rules in Idaho that are not listed in the printed rules brochures.

Season and Rule Changes

Hunting Seasons & Rules

Summary & Info
Nonresident general season tags for elk, white-tailed and mule deer

Limits within the overall quota for nonresident general seasons deer and elk tags were implemented for all non-capped zones.

Nonresident Quotas and Limits
Press Release
Last updated: 11/20/2020

Fishing Seasons & Rules

Summary & Info
Chinook Salmon

Chinook seasons close for the Lower Salmon River at end of fishing hours on Friday, May 28, 2021.

Chinook Seasons and Rules
Press Release (05/25/2021)
Last updated: 05/26/2021
Notice: Seasons and rules may change. It is your responsibility to be aware of any changes made since these rules books were printed.

The Rules Brochures

Online rules brochures are created in PDF file format. They are produced to keep the online display as close as possible to the printed version. This page is intended to show significant changes or corrections to the printed rules brochures.

Seasons and Rules

To view Idaho Fish and Game administrative rules and code, visit the Office of Administrative Rules on the Idaho Department of Administration website.