Furbearer General Any Weapon Season
Southeast Furbearer Region
10/22/2011 - 3/15/2012
- Northern River Otter (Lutra canadensis)
- Either-sex Northern River Otter
- Either sex may be taken.
- Open to Trapping, Closed to Hunting.
Harvest quota 2 for the Southeast Region. Call the appropriate IDFG office or 1-800-323-4334 to obtain current harvest information. Season closes 48 hours after quota is reached. Maximum limit of 2 otters per trapper.
Portneuf R. downstream from Lava Hot Springs: CLOSED.
All areas closed to beaver trapping are closed to otter trapping.
- Southeast Furbearer Region
- Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida and Power Counties. Area Size: 6,033,002 acres
No historical hunts resemble this hunt or harvest statistics are not currently available for this opportunity.
Tags, Permits & Fees
No resident tags are necessary.
No non-resident tags are necessary.
Landscape Characteristics and Access
For government land, these data show the managing agency of the land, which may or not be the same as the owning agency.
|U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 16.16%|
|U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 15.01%|
|State of Idaho 6.34%|
|Indian Reservation 5.99%|
|U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 3.6%|
|U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 1.08%|
|U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1.08%|
|U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 0.73%|
|U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 0.59%|
|U.S. National Wildlife Refuge 0.29%|
Access Yes! Properties
Access Yes! is Fish and Game program designed to improve hunting and fishing access to private land or through private land to public land by compensating willing landowners who provide access.
- Hillhouse Canyon
- Black Canyon
- Wolverine Canyon South Property
- Arbon - North Valley
- Arbon - Southeast Bench and Central Farm Ground
- Marsh Valley
- Wolverine Canyon - East
- McNabb Canyon
- Inkom - East Bench
- Pocatello - 2 and 1/2 Mile Road
- Arbon - Southwest Bench
- Fox Hills Ranch
- Portneuf River
- American Falls - Sunbeam Area
- Dry Valley
- Thomas Fork
- Arbon - East Bench
- Rockland Valley - Hartley Canyon
- Swan Lake
- Rockland Valley - Flint Canyon
- Slug Creek
- Arbon - South Valley
- Steve Deeg Farms
- Vernon Miller
- Dan Creek-Jumpoff Hill
- Bingham County, east of Firth, Blackfoot Mountains and Long Valley Road
- Lazy "R" Ranch
- Cliff Canyon
- Rockland Valley - West
Forest Service Land
Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites
Federally-designated Wilderness Areas
No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.
There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.
Land Use/Land Cover
|Rangeland 39.19 %|
|Dryland Agriculture 19.45 %|
|Forest 17.46 %|
|Irrigated-Sprinkler 13.25 %|
|Irrigated-Gravity Flow 5.67 %|
|Water 1.73 %|
|Rock 1.27 %|
|Riparian 1.15 %|
|Urban 0.81 %|
1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources
Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services
- Cities in Southeast Furbearer Region
- Pocatello, pop. 51,242
- Blackfoot, pop. 10,552
- Chubbuck, pop. 10,002
- Preston, pop. 4,791
- American Falls, pop. 3,987
- Shelley, pop. 3,838
- Soda Springs, pop. 3,368
- Montpelier, pop. 2,683
- Malad City, pop. 2,117
- Aberdeen, pop. 1,839
- Grace, pop. 994
- Franklin, pop. 651
- Downey, pop. 603
- Paris, pop. 557
- Lava Hot Springs, pop. 527
- Fort Hall
- Cities within 25 mi.
- Cities within 50 mi.