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Q: Thought I read in the regs that you can take a goose with the weapons you can take a turkey with.
A: The actual federal regulations state the following: It is against the law to take migratory game birds: • With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than a 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fishhook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance. • With any ...
A: Canada geese are protected as migratory birds by the federal government and season framework is regulated by them. However, we do have some leeway in how the rules are set in Idaho under their umbrella, and we have maximum allowable harvest opportunity in the area. The problem with urban geese ...
A: Answer: Everything in wildlife management involves some compromise, with the goal of optimizing the solution for the greatest overall achievement in multiple conflicting goals. So it is with snow goose seasons. The ponds at Fort Boise WMA are a primary roosting area for snow geese as they ...