No special restrictions.
Harvest quota 15 for the Upper Snake Region. Visit River Otter Harvest Webpage, call the Upper Snake office at (208)525-7290 or call the 24 hour hotline at (800)323-4334 24 to obtain current harvest information. Season closes 48 hours after quota is reached. Maximum limit of 2 otters per trapper.
South Fork Snake R. from Palisades Dam to the Heise Cable, mainstem Buffalo R., mainstem Warm R. and mainstem Henrys Fork R. from Big Springs to Del Rio Bridge at St. Anthony: CLOSED.
All areas closed to beaver trapping are closed to otter trapping.
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No historical hunts resemble this hunt or harvest statistics are not currently available for this opportunity.
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|Indian Reservation||0 %|
|U.S. National Park Service (NPS)||2.48 %|
|U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)||0.25 %|
|U.S. National Wildlife Refuge||0.45 %|
|U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM)||28.25 %|
|U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR)||0.3 %|
|U.S. Forest Service (USFS)||28.17 %|
|State of Idaho||4.99 %|
|U.S. Military||0.02 %|
|U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE)||0.09 %|
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Surface Management Agency data source: Inside Idaho
*Surface Management Agency (a.k.a. Land Status) depicts categories for Federal and State agencies as well as Private lands in Idaho. For government land, this data displays the "managing agency" of the land, which may or may not be the same as the "owning agency" of the land. SMA is sometimes referred to as "ownership", although this term is inaccurate when describing public lands.
Access Yes! is Fish & Game program designed to improve sportsmen's access to private land or through private land to public land by compensating willing landowners who provide access.
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There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.
|Irrigated-Gravity Flow||7.7 %|
|Dryland Agriculture||7.47 %|
No local hunting outfitters are licensed for Furbearer.
No pack trip outfitters are available in Upper Snake Furbearer Region.
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