Questions & Answers: unprotected wildlife
Ask Fish and Game is for general questions.Displaying 1 - 4 of 4 questions
- Not all questions are answered.
- Urgent questions should be directed to your nearest office.
- Some answers change over time; please take note of the "answered-on" date.
Previously answered questions are posted here.
A: Although very unconventional to use ferrets to flush or take wildlife, it would be legal with a valid hunting license for small game and predators.
A: Assuming you are interested in using a bow or spear to catch fish; here are the details: Spear Fishing in Idaho You must have an Idaho fishing license if you are 14 or over. Archery and Spear Fishing is defined as: Fishing with a bow and arrow, crossbow, spear or mechanical device, excluding ...
Q: Can one take predators or unprotected species with any weapon in a "short range" weapon only area.
A: The short range designation applies to big game hunting. You can use any legal weapon to hunt predators and unprotected species.
Q: After reading about the recent poaching/vandalism incident in Bear Lake County I was wondering if there is a comprehensive list of protected non-game species? Or perhaps it's easier to list those that aren't protected.
A: The following list lays out the types of animals that cannot be hunted or kept: Protected Nongame Wildlife, Species of Special Concern, Threatened or Endangered Species, Protected Birds Special classifications for some animals extend extra protection to those species. These animals cannot be ...