Sandhill Crane General Short-Range Weapon Season

Hunt Area 3

9/1/2012 - 9/15/2012

Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis)
Either-sex Sandhill Crane
Either sex may be taken.
Archery, Muzzleloader, or Shotgun ONLY.


Grizzly Bear Caution!
Grizzlies may be found in all or parts of this area. Be prepared. Hunting in grizzly bear country can be very safe and rewarding. Visit our Grizzly Bear Page to learn more.

65 Tags available. Season limit 9. Chester Wetlands Wildlife Management Area is CLOSED.

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Hunt Area

Hunt Area 3
Includes all of Fremont County except the Chester Wetlands Wildlife Management Area. Area Size: 1,211,355 acres
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No historical hunts resemble this hunt or harvest statistics are not currently available for this opportunity.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Federal Migratory Game Bird Harvest Information Program (HIP) Validation $1.75 2012 (dove, duck, goose, coot, sandhill crane, and common snipe)

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Federal Migratory Game Bird Harvest Information Program (HIP) Validation $1.75 2012 (dove, duck, goose, coot, sandhill crane, and common snipe)

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.

U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 12.19% 12.19 %
U.S. National Park Service (NPS) Graph illustrating 2.97% 2.97 %
Private Graph illustrating 32.05% 32.05 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 9.56% 9.56 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 42.24% 42.24 %

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Land management via Inside Idaho

Access Yes! Properties

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.

No properties are currently available in this hunt area.
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Forest Service Land

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 4.07% 4.07 %
Water Graph illustrating 1.2% 1.2 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.26% 0.26 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 2.28% 2.28 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 9.59% 9.59 %
Forest Graph illustrating 49.42% 49.42 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 3.76% 3.76 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 29.34% 29.34 %

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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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Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services

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Getting There


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