Sandhill Crane General Short-Range Weapon Season

Hunt Area 6

9/1/2012 - 9/30/2012

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


30 Tags available. Season limit 9.

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Hunt Area

Hunt Area 6
Includes Bannock County east of Interstate 15 and south of U.S. Highway 30; and Franklin County west of U.S. Highway 34 in Preston and everything west of state Highway 34 north to the Franklin County-Caribou County line. Area Size: 434,091 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 73 73 74 74


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

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags, Permits, and 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, and 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.

Graph illustrating 77.99 percent Private 77.99%
Graph illustrating 11.16 percent State of Idaho 11.16%
Graph illustrating 6.37 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 6.37%
Graph illustrating 4.43 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 4.43%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent Other 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

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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

Graph illustrating 33.05% Dryland Agriculture 33.05 %
Graph illustrating 20.88% Rangeland 20.88 %
Graph illustrating 18.19% Irrigated-Sprinkler 18.19 %
Graph illustrating 16.98% Forest 16.98 %
Graph illustrating 9.13% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 9.13 %
Graph illustrating 0.95% Urban 0.95 %
Graph illustrating 0.8% Riparian 0.8 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources


Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services

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