I have permission to hunt a field for doves. The farmer just placed a grain pile in that field so he could feed his critters with it. Now the doves are flocking to it. Is it legal to hunt them there? The intent is to feed critters not the doves.
With the constantly increasing numbers of the Eurasian collared doves and what appears to be a smaller number of mourning doves with this encroachment, what is justifying the doubling of the season in both duration and bag limits?
Starting to see a lot of ring-necked doves in southern Idaho, to the point they're becoming a bit of a pest in some places. Are they a game or non-game species and what are the hunting regulations on them?
- Fall Chinook fishing season is heating up in the Snake River
Couse Creek Ramp to Sheep Creek is the "hot spot" with 27.5 hours per fish kept. Learn More
- Steelhead fishing is also good in this area of the Snake River
The current rate is 19 hours per fish kept. Learn More
- Try bird hunting when you want a break from fishing.
Mourning Dove season is open now, and starting Saturday, October 1, upland bird hunters will be able to hunt all five grouse species in addition to chukar and gray partridge and quail within the same week. Learn More
Get your rod, gun, and dog and go out and enjoy Idaho's abundant fish and wildlife resources during the beautiful fall weather!
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