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Q: My son turns 12 the day after opening of the deer season we want to hunt; does he have to wait to buy a license and tag??
A: To buy a license to hunt big game, a person must have completed a hunter education program - unless he or she was born before January 1975 - and must be 12 years old. But youths may buy a license while still 11 to apply for a controlled hunt, provided they turn 12 before they hunt. The tag, however ...
Q: I applied for a deer controlled hunt and didn't get drawn. Now I see that there are permits for that hunt available for the second drawing. How is that possible?
A: Applicants whose names were drawn had through August 1 to pick up their controlled hunt tags. If they didn't pick them up, their tags became available for the second drawing. The application period for the second drawing for deer, elk and pronghorn hunts runs through August 15. The drawing will be ...
A: The application deadline is June 30. Applications that come in after June 30 are added to the list but have little chance of being selected. Applicants must have a valid Idaho hunting or combination license. Depredation hunts, if needed, are usually held on short notice, in small areas and involve ...