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Idaho Fish and Game

Idaho Fish and Game is seeking comments on its 2023-2024 Migratory Game Bird Season proposals.

Review the draft proposal below and submit comments by 5 p.m., March 22, 2023.

Beginning in 2020, Idaho Fish and Game held a swan hunt in Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, and Kootenai counties of northern Idaho. This experimental hunt provides a swan hunting opportunity through the 2023 season. Thereafter, the hunt could become operational upon approval by the Pacific Flyway Council and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

The proposed season structure for Swan is:

(Please reference zone map below)

Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, and Kootenai counties

October 7, 2023 – December 1, 2023

All tags (50) will be offered through a Controlled Hunt application process; application dates are May 1 - June 5.

Proposed daily/season bag limit would be 1 swan.