When can we expect a season on the thousands of specks (white-fronted geese) in the area of southwest Idaho?

Answer:

There is already a season on white-fronted geese or ‘specks’ in southwest Idaho.  White-fronted geese are dark geese and have the same season framework as Canada geese (another dark goose).  Pacific Flyway states like Idaho have a season framework that includes 107 days for dark goose hunting.  In southwest Idaho in 2011-2012, the season ran from October 15 to January 27.  In order to accommodate hunting beyond these dates into February or March, days would have to be removed from the regular season.