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Saturday, November 29, 2014 

From the Field

Hunt Fish Explore Idaho! Hunt Fish Explore Idaho!
All good reasons to explore Idaho. :60.
Duration: 1:12   Views: 509
Updated: Wednesday Aug. 13, 2014


Partnerships: Access to for Hunters Partnerships: Access to  for Hunters
Landowners are the backbone of hunting and fishing habitat in Idaho.
Duration: 3:11   Views: 230
Updated: Tuesday Jul. 15, 2014


A Safe Start: Youth Hunts Turkeys A Safe Start: Youth Hunts Turkeys
Fish & Game Director Virgil Moore hunts the Grangeville area with Wild Turkey Federation auction winners 12-year-old Tessa Godfrey and her dad Scott.
Duration: 2:45   Views: 336
Updated: Friday Jan. 31, 2014


Safe Start:Turkey Hunt with Mentor Safe Start:Turkey Hunt with Mentor
These days it often takes a mentor to introduce youngsters to hunting. In Boise, the Police Athletic League takes a few youngsters turkey hunting every sprin...
Duration: 2:02   Views: 198
Updated: Friday Jan. 31, 2014


Idaho Turkeys Idaho Turkeys
A musical romp with turkeys in Idaho.
Duration: 0:55   Views: 301
Updated: Wednesday Jan. 29, 2014


Wild About Turkey Wild About Turkey
Teachers! Learn how to be WILD About Turkeys at a Project WILD workshop in Coeur d' Alene - November 12 & 13, 2010. Go to Idaho Fish &Game's website for more...
Duration: 2:19   Views: 528
Updated: Monday Sep. 30, 2013


Hunting Log

Monday Apr. 21, 2014 by idfg-vosborn

I found out on my 12th birthday this year I had drawn a youth turkey hunt. On Thursday, April 10th, after I got out of school, my dad and I drove to the South Hills to look for Toms.

Ryleigh's Youth Turkey Hunt in the Magic Valley
Monday Apr. 14, 2014 by idfg-vosborn

Once you harvest your turkey, the next step is preparing the meat and cooking up a great wild meal.

Wild Turkey Cutlets
Thursday Jan. 16, 2014 by idfg-vosborn

I first started hunting turkeys in the spring season of 2012. Prior to that, I had only shot at three pheasants, and missed.

Julie's First Turkey
Questions & Answers 
Wednesday Nov. 5, 2014
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Q: What types of animals live on Red Ridge?
Saturday Sep. 13, 2014
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Q: Non-resident chukar hunting?
Tuesday Jun. 3, 2014
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Q: Controlled Turkey Hunting?
Wednesday Apr. 23, 2014
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Q: Extra Turkey Tags [Can I shoot 3 turkeys in the spring season?]?
Tuesday Apr. 22, 2014
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Q: Where to hunt for a turkey [in unit 73]...?
Monday Apr. 21, 2014
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Q: Turkey harvest [can I use one tag for two turkeys?]?
Wednesday Apr. 16, 2014
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Q: Hunting Passports - does this allow one to harvest an animal requiring a tag?
Monday Mar. 24, 2014
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Q: Is it legal to hunt turkey with a rifle? ?
Tuesday Mar. 18, 2014
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Q: Can Eotech holographic site be used for turkey hunting?
Wednesday Feb. 5, 2014
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Q: Clarification of Answers: Lawful Methods of Take Upland Game Birds indicated expandable broadheads are legal.?
Friday Nov. 29, 2013
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Q: If I am not a Idaho resident do I need an archery permit to bow hunt turkeys?
 
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Idaho Hunt Planner
Plan your Idaho hunting adventure with the Idaho Hunt Planner, an interactive tool that provides everything a hunter needs to know; hunting rules, seasons, odds, harvest stats, map hunt boundaries.
Idaho Chapter National Wild Turkey Federation
For information on what your state and local chapters are doing for Idaho's wild turkeys, visit the Idaho Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation.
Access Yes!
Last year, the Access Yes! Program opened up 431,803 acres of private land and 470,165 acres of public land for sportsmen.
National Wild Turkey Foundation
For more information on turkeys, hunting and conservation, visit the National Wild Turkey Federation.
Licenses, Tags, Permits
This list is basic license and tag information for turkey hunting. More options can be found on the license page, including Senior, Disabled and Junior licenses and tags.
Resident
  • Adult Hunting License - $12.75
  • Turkey Tag - $19.75
  • Extra Turkey Tag - $12.25
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee - $6.25
    (Applicants submit an application fee to enter drawing for controlled hunt tags.)
  • Controlled Hunt Permit Fee - $7.75
Hunting Passport

Idaho residents who have never hunted can purchase a Hunting Passport for $1.75 to be used in lieu of a hunting license.

 

Licenses/tags can be purchased at Fish and Game offices, license vendors and online.

Nonresident
  • Small Game Hunting License - $97.75
  • 3-Day Small Game License - $35.50
  • Turkey Tag - $80.00
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee - $14.75
    (Applicants submit an application fee to enter drawing for controlled hunt tags.)
  • Controlled Hunt Permit Fee - $7.75
Successful turkey hunt
Successful turkey hunt
Young boy has a successful turkey hunt
Young girl has a successful turkey hunt
Tom turkey
Hen turkey
Last Updated: March 3, 2014 
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