Furbearer General Any Weapon Season
Upper Snake 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 15 for the Upper Snake 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.
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.
- Upper Snake Furbearer Region
- Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison and Teton Counties. Area Size: 6,288,242 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) 28.04%|
|U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 20.93%|
|U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 7.9%|
|State of Idaho 5.06%|
|U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 2.47%|
|U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.64%|
|U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 0.1%|
|Indian Reservation 0.03%|
|U.S. National Wildlife Refuge 0.02%|
|U.S. Military 0.02%|
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.
- East of Ririe Reservoir/Meadow Creek Junction
- Bulls Fork Ranch
- Bonneville County, Just south of Tex Creek WMA Between Bulls Fork and Willow Creek.
- Pine Creek Bench
- Sundown Ranch
- North Teton River
- Kilgore Area
- Dan Creek-Jumpoff Hill
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 44.54 %|
|Forest 24.94 %|
|Irrigated-Sprinkler 9.88 %|
|Irrigated-Gravity Flow 7.7 %|
|Dryland Agriculture 7.47 %|
|Rock 2.59 %|
|Riparian 2.09 %|
|Water 0.48 %|
|Urban 0.28 %|
1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources
Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services
- Cities in Upper Snake Furbearer Region
- Cities within 25 mi.
- Cities within 50 mi.
- Pocatello, pop. 51,242
- Chubbuck, pop. 10,002
- Hailey, pop. 7,084
- Rupert, pop. 5,402
- Sun Valley / Ketchum, pop. 4,547
- American Falls, pop. 3,987
- Soda Springs, pop. 3,368
- Montpelier, pop. 2,683
- Shoshone, pop. 1,446
- Grace, pop. 994
- Challis, pop. 873
- Downey, pop. 603
- Lava Hot Springs, pop. 527
- Minidoka, pop. 123
- Leadore, pop. 87
- Fort Hall