CLEARWATER TRIBUNE HOME
September 1, 2011
By Niels Nokkentved, IDFG
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission adopted a 107-day waterfowl season for 2011-2012.
A youth hunt was set for Sept. 24 and 25.
Daily duck bag limits are seven birds in the aggregate - no more than two female mallards, two redheads, three scaup, two pintails, one canvasback - with a possession limit of 14 birds after the first day and no more than four female mallards, four redheads, four pintails, six scaup and two canvasbacks.
Daily limits for Wilson's snipe are eight, with a possession limit of 16 after the first day; and the daily limit for coots are 25 with a possession limit of 25 after the first day.
Daily bag limits for dark
Area 1: All of the state not included in Area 2.
§ For ducks and dark geese from Oct. 1 to Jan. 13, with a shorter scaup season from Oct. 22 to Jan. 13.
For snow and Ross's geese from Oct. 1 to
Area 2: All or parts of Ada, Boise, Canyon, Cassia, Elmore, Gem, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka, Owyhee, Payette, Twin Falls and Washington counties.
For ducks and dark geese from Oct. 15 to
For snow and Ross's geese from Nov. 6 to
Area 3: For light geese only - includes that portion of the Upper Snake Region within Bingham County in Game Management Unit 63 south of Highway 20 and west of the west bank of the Snake River, and that portion of the Southeast Region within Bingham and Power counties in units 68 and 68A west of the west bank of the Snake River and American Falls Reservoir bluff.
For snow and Ross's geese from Oct. 23 to
Parts of Area 2 closed during the spring light goose
In Area 1, Fremont and Teton counties are closed to light goose hunting.
Additional details will be available in a printed brochure and on the Fish and Game website within about a week.
Hunters must have a valid
Nontoxic shot is required for all waterfowl hunting in
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