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January 16, 2014
Apply soon for spring controlled hunts
The application period for spring black bear controlled hunts opens Jan. 15 and continues through Feb. 15.
This year, the spring turkey controlled hunt application period opens Feb. 1, and runs to March 1.
Spring turkey and spring black bear seasons start April
15, with some controlled hunts opening later.
Hunters may apply for controlled hunts at any hunting and
fishing license vendor; Fish and Game office; with a credit card by calling
1-800-55HUNT5; or online at http://fishandgame.idaho.gov. The application fee is
$6.25 per person for residents and $14.75 for nonresidents. An additional fee is
charged for telephone and Internet applications. Hunters must have a 2014
Spring 2014 bear controlled hunt information is in the 2013 Big Game Seasons and Rules book. Spring turkey controlled hunt information will be available at Fish and Game's website by Feb. 1, and in the 2014-2015 Upland Game, Furbearer and Turkey Rules book available by mid-February.
Leftover controlled hunt tags for spring turkey and bear controlled hunts go on sale April 1.