Furbearer General Any Weapon Season
Clearwater Furbearer Region
11/1/2013 - 3/31/2014
- American Beaver (Castor canadensis)
- Either-sex American Beaver
- Either sex may be taken.
- Open to Trapping, Closed to Hunting.
- YOUTH HUNT: ONLY hunters 12-17 years of age with a valid license and tag may participate in this hunt.
- Motorized Hunting Rule (MHR): Motorized vehicle use by all big game hunters is restricted to established roadways legally open to travel by full-sized automobiles. The motorized hunting rule applies only to big game animals, including moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goats, in designated units from August 30 through December 31. Learn more about the Motorized hunting Rule at idfg.idaho.gov/hunt/access/motorized-vehicles
Clearwater County: East Fork Potlatch River drainage; CLOSED
Idaho County: Within the following drainages: Big Cr. upstream from Monumental Cr., Chamberlin Cr., mainstem of Middle Fk. Clearwater R. from Maggie Cr. upstream, mainstem of Lochsa R., Sechesh R. above the Long Gulch Bridge, and mainstem of Selway R: CLOSED.
Latah County: Potlatch River drainage upstream from and including the Corral Creek drainage; and the Palouse River drainage upstream from Laird Park Dam: CLOSED.
Nez Perce County: All northern tributaries to the Salmon R. downstream from but excluding Maloney Cr., and all tributarties to the Snake R. below the mouth of the Salmon R. excluding the Clearwater River drainage: CLOSED.
- Clearwater Furbearer Region
- Clearwater, Idaho, Latah, Lewis and Nez Perce Counties. Area Size: 8,575,595 acres
No historical hunts resemble this hunt or harvest statistics are not currently available for this opportunity.
Tags, Permits & Fees
No resident tags are necessary.
No non-resident tags are necessary.
Landscape Characteristics and Access
For government land, these data show the managing agency of the land, which may or not be the same as the owning agency.
|U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 62.23%|
|State of Idaho 5.08%|
|U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 1.46%|
|Indian Reservation 0.97%|
|U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.47%|
|U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 0.23%|
|U.S. National Wildlife Refuge 0%|
|U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 0%|
Access Yes! Properties
Access Yes! is Fish and Game program designed to improve hunting and fishing access to private land or through private land to public land by compensating willing landowners who provide access.
- Salmon River and Grave Creek
- West of Waha and Miller Road - Ten Mile Canyon and Fields to the South
- Petersen Loop
- Palouse River Upland Game Area
- Genesee Area
- Whitebird Hill and Joseph Plains/Boles
Forest Service Land
Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites
- Bitterroot National Forest
- Clearwater National Forest
- Nezperce National Forest
- Payette National Forest
- St. Joe National Forest
- Salmon-Challis National Forest
Federally-designated Wilderness Areas
No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.
- Selway Bitterroot Wilderness 1,093,707 acres (12.75% of hunt area)
- Frank Church - River of No Return Wilderness 829,717 acres (9.68% of hunt area)
- Gospel Hump Wilderness 206,028 acres (2.4% of hunt area)
- Hells Canyon Wilderness 65,357 acres (0.76% of hunt area)
Land Use/Land Cover
|Forest 70.81 %|
|Dryland Agriculture 19.1 %|
|Rangeland 9.62 %|
|Water 0.24 %|
|Urban 0.14 %|
|Irrigated-Sprinkler 0.07 %|
1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources