Hunting

IDFG Administrative Regions - 24" x 36" PDF

This map depicts IDFG adminstrative regions, counties, towns, hydrography, and roads.

IDFG Administrative Regions - 8.5" x 11" PDF

This map depicts IDFG adminstrative regions, counties, towns, hydrography, and roads.

Access Yes! Properties 2013

Access Yes! is a program designed to improve sportsmen's access to private land or through private land to public land by compensating willing landowners who provide access.

Ultimately, the goal is to provide access to 1,000,000+ acres of private land along with access through private land to thousands more acres of public land.

As of January 2, 2014, 103 Access Yes! Lease Agreements are currently active opening 404,787 private acres and 492,255 public acres.  Learn more at http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/ifwis/huntplanner/accessyesguide.aspxf

UPDATES:

3/5/2014 - 40 acres of access was removed from the northwest corner of the Inkom - East Bench property access area.

 

Greater Sage Grouse Conservation Areas & Management Zones

Downloadable Data: 

The Idaho Sage Grouse Task Force (SGTF) appointed by the Governor of Idaho, created an Idaho alternative in response to the BLM's, "A Framework to Identify Greater Sage-grouse Preliminary Priority Habitat and Preliminary General Habitat for Idaho" as seen at http://www.blm.gov/pgdata/etc/medialib/blm/id/wildlife/sensitive_species/sagegrouse_habitat.Par.90238.File.dat/Idaho_Sage-grouse_Priority_Areas_White_Paper_Final_April_26_2012_508.pdf The SGTF split the BLM's designated PPH and PGH into 4 'Conservation Areas', two located North of the Snake River and two South. The Conservation Areas are split into Management Zones attributed with Core, Important, and General. This shapefile is supporting information for the content within the 'DRAFT Federal Alternative of Governor C.L. Butch Ottter For Greater Sage-Grouse Management in Idaho, June 28th, 2012' at https://fishandgame.idaho.gov/content/sites/default/files/CLBO-Draft-Sag...

For more information about the SGTF visit http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/wildlife/?getPage=310.

IDFG Wildlife Management Areas

 

Thirty-two Wildlife Management Areas located in seven Fish and Game regions have been established to protect wildlife habitat and are available for hunting, fishing and other public enjoyment of wildlife. Varying from 275 to 85,000 acres, each area is dedicated to primary purposes such as big game, waterfowl and upland game.
 

Controlled Hunt Areas 2013 - Turkey

Controlled hunt is a term used to describe a hunt with a limited number of permits, as opposed to a general season, which allows unlimited numbers of hunters. Controlled hunts are often desirable because of location and/or timing. Success rates are usually higher in controlled hunts than general season hunts. For more information visit the following websites:

 

http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/licenses/controlledHunts/

 

http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/hunt/rules/

 

 

Controlled Hunt Areas 2013 - Sheep

24k version of Idaho Fish & Game's 2013 Bighorn Sheep Controlled Hunt Areas.

Controlled hunt is a term used to describe a hunt with a limited number of permits, as opposed to a general season, which allows unlimited numbers of hunters. Controlled hunts are often desirable because of location and/or timing. Success rates are usually higher in controlled hunts than general season hunts. For more information visit the following websites:

http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/licenses/controlledHunts/

http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/hunt/rules/

 

 

Controlled Hunt Areas 2013 - Moose

24k version of Idaho Fish & Game's 2013 Moose Controlled Hunt Areas.

Controlled hunt is a term used to describe a hunt with a limited number of permits, as opposed to a general season, which allows unlimited numbers of hunters. Controlled hunts are often desirable because of location and/or timing. Success rates are usually higher in controlled hunts than general season hunts. For more information visit the following websites:

http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/licenses/controlledHunts/

http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/hunt/rules/

Controlled Hunt Areas 2013 - Goat

24k version of Idaho Fish & Game's 2013 Mountain Goat Controlled Hunt Areas.

Controlled hunt is a term used to describe a hunt with a limited number of permits, as opposed to a general season, which allows unlimited numbers of hunters. Controlled hunts are often desirable because of location and/or timing. Success rates are usually higher in controlled hunts than general season hunts. For more information visit the following websites:

http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/licenses/controlledHunts/

http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/hunt/rules/

 

 

Controlled Hunt Areas 2013 - Elk

2013 UPDATE: 

  • 11/18/2013: In response to complaints of elk damage on private lands, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission approved changes to elk Hunt 2120 in south-central Idaho. Hunt area 56-3 was expanded and the season extended.

 

Controlled hunt is a term used to describe a hunt with a limited number of permits, as opposed to a general season, which allows unlimited numbers of hunters. Controlled hunts are often desirable because of location and/or timing. Success rates are usually higher in controlled hunts than general season hunts. For more information visit the following websites:

 

http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/licenses/controlledHunts/

 

http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/hunt/rules/