Upland Game, Furbearer and Turkey Seasons and Rules

Seasons and rules for hunting upland game, furbearers and turkey

2020-21 Upland Game, Turkey, and Furbearer Seasons and Rules

Including: Rabbits, Hares, Red Squirrel, Furbearers, Predators, Unprotected Species and Falconry
 – Full booklet, pages 1-55 [PDF, 9.1 MB]

Update Notices (highlighted in yellow throughout): This brochure was modified on the following dates:
Rules for Upland Gamebirds (page 13) Turkey Unit Tags (page 20) 11/9/2021

Turkey Tag Types, page 20. 11/3/2021

Pheasant hunting location: Zollinger Access Yes! removed, pages 11-12. 9/30/2021

Method of Take-Trapping, pages 36-37. 9/29/2021

Shooting hours were added for areas where an Upland Game Bird Permit is required on page 13  and a pelt fee was changed on page 34 - 09/15/2020

References were added to include expanded upland game permit opportunities. - 08/30/2020

Pheasant season and information, pages 11-13 - 07/27/2021


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
Notice: Fees and rules may change. It is your responsibility to be aware of changes since these seasons and rules were printed. Please see the fee schedules in the License, Tag and Permit Fees section for current prices.


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