Eastern Cottontail

Eastern Cottontail

Sylvilagus floridanus

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    Top 3 small game species to hunt this winter

    December 10, 2021 - 12:10 PM MST

    Hunters: Don’t lock up the gun safes just yet. Here are three of the most commonly found (and exciting) small game species to hunt this winter.

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    Extend your season -- five reasons to hunt small game this winter

    December 17, 2020 - 3:23 PM MST

    Although most big game seasons are wrapped up for the year, there are open hunting seasons for small game throughout the winter months. North-central Idaho has some great woodland-agriculture interfaces that provide excellent habitat for small game animals such as; squirrel, rabbit, hare and grouse. Read the article and watch the videos to learn five reasons why small game hunting might be right for you!