Sharp-Tail General Any Weapon Season

Management Area 1

10/1/2012 - 10/31/2012

Columbian Sharp-Tailed Grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus columbianus)
Either-sex Columbian Sharp-Tailed Grouse
Either sex may be taken.
Archery, Muzzleloader, or Shotgun ONLY.

  • Sage/Sharp-tailed Grouse Permit Validation: Any person hunting sage or sharp-tailed grouse must have in possession their license with a sage/sharp-tailed grouse permit validation. Permit validations are available at any license vendor or online.

Daily bag limit of 2. Possession limit 6.

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Hunt Area

Management Area 1
Bingham and Clark counties east of Interstate 15, Franklin, Fremont, Jefferson County east of Interstate 15, Madison, and Teton counties, Bonneville County east of Interstate 15, Bannock County east of Interstate 15 and south of Interstate 86, Bear Lake, Caribou, Cassia County east of Interstate 84 and that portion west of Interstate 84 south of the Malta-Sublett Road and east of the Malta-Strevell Road, Franklin, Oneida, and Power County south of Interstate 86. Area Size: 8,755,546 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 53 56 57 60 60A 61 62 62A 63A 64 65 66 66A 67 68A 69 70 71 72 73 73A 74 75 76 77 78


No historical hunts resemble this hunt or harvest statistics are not currently available for this opportunity.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Sage/Sharp-tailed Grouse Permit $4.75 2012
  • Falconry Permit* $26.50 2012 (Valid for 3 years from purchase year)
  • Falconry Permit* $26.50 2011 (Valid for 3 years from purchase year)
  • Falconry Permit* $26.50 2010 (Valid for 3 years from purchase year)

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Sage/Sharp-tailed Grouse Permit $4.75 2012
  • Falconry Permit* $26.50 2012 (Valid for 3 years from purchase year)
  • Falconry Permit* $26.50 2011 (Valid for 3 years from purchase year)
  • Falconry Permit* $26.50 2010 (Valid for 3 years from purchase year)

A valid hunting license is required.
* Indicates this item is optional.

Where to purchase

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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 47.05 percent Private 47.05%
Graph illustrating 26.77 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 26.77%
Graph illustrating 11.11 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 11.11%
Graph illustrating 6.49 percent State of Idaho 6.49%
Graph illustrating 3.43 percent Indian Reservation 3.43%
Graph illustrating 2.19 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 2.19%
Graph illustrating 0.82 percent U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 0.82%
Graph illustrating 0.56 percent U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 0.56%
Graph illustrating 0.49 percent Other 0.49%
Graph illustrating 0.41 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 0.41%
Graph illustrating 0.2 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge 0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.07 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 0.07%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 0%

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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 32.5% Rangeland 32.5 %
Graph illustrating 28.71% Forest 28.71 %
Graph illustrating 19.88% Dryland Agriculture 19.88 %
Graph illustrating 8.47% Irrigated-Sprinkler 8.47 %
Graph illustrating 7.05% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 7.05 %
Graph illustrating 1.73% Riparian 1.73 %
Graph illustrating 0.94% Water 0.94 %
Graph illustrating 0.67% Urban 0.67 %
Graph illustrating 0.02% Rock 0.02 %
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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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