Furbearer General Any Weapon Season

Upper Snake Furbearer Region

10/22/2011 - 3/15/2012

Species
Northern River Otter (Lutra canadensis)
Either-sex Northern River Otter
Either sex may be taken.
Trapping
Open to Trapping, Closed to Hunting.

Restrictions

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.

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Hunt Area

Upper Snake Furbearer Region
Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison and Teton Counties. Area Size: 6,288,242 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 50 51 52A 58 59 59A 60 60A 61 62 62A 63 63A 64 65 66 66A 67 68 68A 69

Statistics

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.

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Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management

For government land, these data show the managing agency of the land, which may or not be the same as the owning agency.

Graph illustrating 34.23 percent Private 34.23%
Graph illustrating 28.04 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 28.04%
Graph illustrating 20.93 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 20.93%
Graph illustrating 7.9 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 7.9%
Graph illustrating 5.06 percent State of Idaho 5.06%
Graph illustrating 2.47 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 2.47%
Graph illustrating 0.64 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.64%
Graph illustrating 0.54 percent Other 0.54%
Graph illustrating 0.1 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.03 percent Indian Reservation 0.03%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge 0.02%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent U.S. Military 0.02%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

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.

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

Graph illustrating 44.54% Rangeland 44.54 %
Graph illustrating 24.94% Forest 24.94 %
Graph illustrating 9.88% Irrigated-Sprinkler 9.88 %
Graph illustrating 7.7% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 7.7 %
Graph illustrating 7.47% Dryland Agriculture 7.47 %
Graph illustrating 2.59% Rock 2.59 %
Graph illustrating 2.09% Riparian 2.09 %
Graph illustrating 0.48% Water 0.48 %
Graph illustrating 0.28% Urban 0.28 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources

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