Idaho Hunting - 2022 Seasons, Licenses & Maps (2023)

Antelope – Youth Only 1

Check regulations for further details on specific controlled hunts: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Aug 8, 2022 Oct 24, 2022

Antelope – Early Either-sex

Check regulations for further details on specific controlled hunts. https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Aug 15, 2022 Sep 15, 2022

Antelope – Archery Either-sex 1

Check regulations for further details on specific controlled hunts. https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Aug 15, 2022 Aug 30, 2022

Antelope – Muzzleloader Either-sex 1

Check regulations for further details on specific controlled hunts: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Aug 15, 2022 Sep 18, 2022

Antelope – Youth Only 3

Check regulations for further details on specific controlled hunts: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Aug 15, 2022 Oct 24, 2022

Antelope – Youth Only 2

Check regulations for further details on specific controlled hunts: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Aug 15, 2022 Sep 15, 2022

Antelope – Archery Either-sex 2

Check regulations for further details on specific controlled hunts. https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Aug 15, 2022 Sep 15, 2022

Antelope – Archery Either-sex 3

Check regulations for further details on specific controlled hunts: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Sep 10, 2022 Sep 24, 2022

Antelope – Muzzleloader Either-sex 2

Check regulations for further details on specific controlled hunts: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Sep 19, 2022 Oct 24, 2022

Antelope – Youth Only 4

Check regulations for further details on specific controlled hunts: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Sep 25, 2022 Oct 24, 2022

Antelope – Muzzleloader Either-sex 3

Check regulations for further details on specific controlled hunts: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Sep 25, 2022 Oct 24, 2022

Antelope – Regular Either-sex

Check regulations for further details on specific controlled hunts: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Sep 25, 2022 Oct 24, 2022

Antelope – Short Range Either-sex

Check regulations for further details on specific controlled hunts: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Sep 25, 2022 Oct 24, 2022

Antelope – Doe/Fawn 1

Check regulations for further details on specific controlled hunts.

Oct 25, 2022 Nov 30, 2022

Antelope – Youth Only 5

Check regulations for further details on specific controlled hunts: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Oct 25, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

Antelope – Doe/Fawn 2

Check regulations for further details on specific controlled hunts.

Nov 1, 2022 Nov 30, 2022

Bear – Fall Black Bear Unit 1

See regulations for further details on units and regulations.

Aug 30, 2022 Oct 31, 2022

Bear – Fall Black Bear Unit 8

See regulations for further details on units and regulations.

Aug 30, 2022 Oct 31, 2022

Bear – Fall Black Bear Unit 2, 3, 5

See regulations for further details on units and regulations.

Aug 30, 2022 Oct 31, 2022

Bear – Fall Black Bear Unit 11

See regulations for further details on units and regulations.

Aug 30, 2022 Oct 31, 2022

Bear – Fall Black Bear Unit 6

See regulations for further details on units and regulations.

Aug 30, 2022 Nov 30, 2022

Bear – Fall Black Bear Unit 7, 9

See regulations for further details on units and regulations.

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Aug 30, 2022 Nov 30, 2022

Bear – Fall Black Bear Unit 4, 4A

See regulations for further details on units and regulations.

Aug 30, 2022 Nov 30, 2022

Bear – Fall Bear Unit 10, 12

See regulations for further details on units and regulations.

Aug 30, 2022 Nov 30, 2022

Bear – Spring Bear Unit 10, 12

See regulations for further details on units and regulations.

Apr 1, 2023 Jun 30, 2023

Bear – Spring Black Bear Unit 2, 3, 5

See regulations for further details on units and regulations.

Apr 15, 2023 Jun 15, 2023

Bear – Spring Black Bear Unit 11

See regulations for further details on units and regulations.

Apr 15, 2023 May 31, 2023

Bear – Spring Black Bear Unit 4, 4A

See regulations for further details on units and regulations.

Apr 15, 2023 Jun 30, 2023

Bear – Spring Black Bear Unit 8

See regulations for further details on units and regulations.

Apr 15, 2023 May 31, 2023

Bear – Spring Black Bear Unit 1

See regulations for further details on units and regulations.

Apr 15, 2023 Jun 15, 2023

Bear – Spring Black Bear Unit 6

See regulations for further details on units and regulations.

Apr 15, 2023 Jun 30, 2023

Bobcat

See regulations for further details.

Dec 14, 2022 Feb 16, 2023

Coyote

No closed season. No limit.

Jan 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

Deer – Controlled Hunt Any weapon

Seasons vary between areas and specifics. Please check regulations for further details on specific seasons, units, and legal game: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Aug 15, 2022 Dec 15, 2022

Deer – Controlled Hunt Archery only

Seasons vary between areas and specifics. Please check regulations for further details on specific seasons, units, and legal game: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Aug 15, 2022 Dec 19, 2022

Deer – Controlled Hunt (Youth only)

Seasons vary between areas and specifics. Please check regulations for further details on specific seasons, units, and legal game: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Aug 30, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

Deer – Archery only

Seasons vary between areas and specifics. Please check regulations for further details on specific seasons, units, and legal game: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Aug 30, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

Deer – Short range weapons

Seasons vary between areas and specifics. Please check regulations for further details on specific seasons, units, and legal game: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Aug 30, 2022 Nov 24, 2022

Deer – General Any weapon

Seasons vary between areas and specifics. Please check regulations for further details on specific seasons, units, and legal game: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Sep 15, 2022 Nov 18, 2022

Deer – Controlled Hunt Muzzleloader only

Seasons vary between areas and specifics. Please check regulations for further details on specific seasons, units, and legal game: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Oct 1, 2022 Dec 14, 2022

Deer – Muzzleloader only

Seasons vary between areas and specifics. Please check regulations for further details on specific seasons, units, and legal game: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Nov 10, 2022 Dec 1, 2022

Dove – Mourning

Daily bag limit of 15. See regulations for further details.

Sep 1, 2022 Oct 30, 2022

Duck – Area 2

Bag limit of 7 per day. Scaup dates vary. See regulations for details.

Oct 1, 2022 Jan 13, 2023

Duck – Area 1

Bag limit of 7 per day. Scaup dates vary. See regulations for details.

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Oct 19, 2022 Jan 31, 2023

Elk – Archery A Tag

Seasons vary between areas and specifics. Please check regulations for further details on specific seasons, units, and legal game: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Aug 1, 2022 Sep 30, 2022

Elk – Any Weapon A Tag

Seasons vary between areas and specifics. Please check regulations for further details on specific seasons, units, and legal game: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Aug 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

Elk – Archery B Tag

Seasons vary between areas and specifics. Please check regulations for further details on specific seasons, units, and legal game: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Aug 1, 2022 Sep 30, 2022

Elk – Muzzleloader A Tag

Seasons vary between areas and specifics. Please check regulations for further details on specific seasons, units, and legal game: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Sep 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

Elk – Any Weapon B Tag

Seasons vary between areas and specifics. Please check regulations for further details on specific seasons, units, and legal game: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Oct 10, 2022 Dec 30, 2022

Elk – Late Archery A Tag

Seasons vary between areas and specifics. Please check regulations for further details on specific seasons, units, and legal game: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Dec 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

Elk – Muzzleloader B Tag

Seasons vary between areas and specifics. Please check regulations for further details on specific seasons, units, and legal game: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Dec 2, 2022 Dec 8, 2022

Mountain Goat – Either-sex

See regulations for further details on seasons, units, and regulations: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-moose-bighorn-sheep-mtn-goat-2021-2022.pdf

Aug 30, 2022 Nov 12, 2022

Goose – Canada Goose Area 3 (September Season)

Bag limit of 5 per day. See regulations for further details.

Sep 1, 2022 Sep 15, 2022

Goose – Canada Goose Area 3 (Regular Season)

Bag limit of 4 per day. See regulations for further details.

Oct 1, 2022 Dec 29, 2022

Goose – Light Goose Area 1

Daily bag limit of 20. See regulations for further details.

Oct 1, 2022 Jan 13, 2023

Goose – Light Goose Area 4 (Early)

Daily bag limit of 20. See regulations for further details.

Oct 1, 2022 Dec 9, 2022

Goose – Canada Goose Area 2

Daily bag limit of 4. See regulations for further details.

Oct 1, 2022 Jan 13, 2023

Goose – White-fronted Goose Area 1

Daily bag limit of 10. See regulations for further details.

Oct 1, 2022 Jan 13, 2023

Goose – White-fronted Goose Area 2

Daily bag limit of 10. See regulations for further details.

Oct 19, 2022 Jan 31, 2023

Goose – Light Goose Area 2

Daily bag limit of 20. See regulations for further details.

Oct 19, 2022 Jan 31, 2023

Goose – Canada Goose Area 1

Daily bag limit of 4. See regulations for further details.

Oct 19, 2022 Jan 31, 2023

Goose – White-fronted Goose Area 3

Daily bag limit of 10. See regulations for further details.

Nov 7, 2022 Feb 19, 2023

Goose – Light Goose Area 3

Daily bag limit of 20. See regulations for further details.

Nov 26, 2022 Mar 10, 2023

Goose – Light Goose Area 4 (Late)

Daily bag limit of 20. See regulations for further details.

Feb 4, 2023 Mar 10, 2023

Grouse – Dusky, Ruffed & Spruce – Area 2

Blue (dusky), ruffed, and spruce grouse. Bag limit 4 per day.

Aug 30, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

Grouse – Blue, Ruffed, and Spruce – Area 1

Bag limit 4 per day. Boundary, Bonner, and Kootenai counties, portions of Latah and Clearwater counties in management units 6 and 9, and Benewah and Shoshone counties, except for those portions in management units 8, 8A, 10, and 10A.

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Aug 30, 2022 Jan 31, 2023

Grouse – Sage

Unit 1, 2, 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 5B, 6E, 6W, 7A, 7B, 8. Daily and season limit: 2.

Sep 17, 2022 Oct 31, 2022

Grouse – Sharp-tailed

Area 1 only. See regulations for details. Daily bag limit of 2.

Oct 1, 2022 Oct 31, 2022

Moose – Antlered Controlled

See regulations for further details on seasons, units, and regulations: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-moose-bighorn-sheep-mtn-goat-2021-2022.pdf

Aug 30, 2022 Dec 1, 2022

Moose – Antlerless Controlled

See regulations for further details on seasons, units, and regulations: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-moose-bighorn-sheep-mtn-goat-2021-2022.pdf

Oct 15, 2022 Nov 23, 2022

Mountain Lion – Winter Season

See regulations for further details on seasons, units, and regulations: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Aug 30, 2022 Jun 30, 2023

Pheasant – Area 1

Roosters only. Daily bag limit of 3. Check regulations.

Oct 13, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

Pheasant – Area 2

Roosters only. Daily bag limit of 3. Check regulations.

Oct 20, 2022 Nov 30, 2022

Pheasant – Area 3

Roosters only. Daily bag limit of 3. Check regulations.

Oct 20, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

Quail – Bobwhite and California

Bobwhite and california quail. Daily bag limit of 10.

Sep 17, 2022 Jan 31, 2023

Rabbit – Cottontail

Daily bag limit 8.

Aug 30, 2022 Mar 31, 2023

Rabbit – Snowshoe Hare

Daily bag limit 8

Aug 30, 2022 Mar 31, 2023

Sandhill Crane 1

Season bag limit of 2. See regulations for details: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-migratory-game-bird-2022-2023.pdf

Sep 1, 2022 Sep 15, 2022

Sandhill Crane 2

Season bag limit of 2. See regulations for details.

Sep 16, 2022 Sep 30, 2022

Bighorn Sheep – California Controlled Hunt

See regulations for further details on seasons, units, and regulations: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-moose-bighorn-sheep-mtn-goat-2021-2022.pdf

Aug 30, 2022 Oct 8, 2022

Bighorn Sheep – Rocky Mountain Controlled

See regulations for further details on seasons, units, and regulations: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-moose-bighorn-sheep-mtn-goat-2021-2022.pdf

Aug 30, 2022 Oct 13, 2022

Bighorn Sheep – Rocky Mountain – Late Controlled

See regulations for further details on seasons, units, and regulations: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-moose-bighorn-sheep-mtn-goat-2021-2022.pdf

Oct 14, 2022 Oct 31, 2022

Turkey – Fall General 2

Unit 8, 8A, 10A, 11, 11A, 13, 14, 15, 16, & 18

Aug 30, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

Turkey – Fall General 3

Unit 10, 12, 16A, 17, 19, & 20

Aug 30, 2022 Oct 9, 2022

Turkey – Fall Controlled Youth 1

22-1: All of Units 22, 31.

Aug 30, 2022 Oct 9, 2022

Turkey – Fall General 1

Unit 1, 2 (except Farragut State Park and Farragut WMA),\n3, 4, 4A, 5, 6, 7 & 9

Aug 30, 2022 Jan 31, 2023

Turkey – Fall General 4

Outside the National Forest System boundary in Units 22, 31, 32 (except that portion in Payette County), & 32A

Aug 30, 2022 Oct 9, 2022

Turkey – Fall Controlled Hunt 1

21A-1: All of Units 21, 21A, 29, 30, and that portion of Unit 28 downstream from the Hat Creek drainage.

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Sep 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

Turkey – Fall Controlled Hunt 3

36B-1: All of Units 36A, 36B, 37, 37A, and that portion of Unit 28 upstream from and including the Hat Creek drainage

Sep 15, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

Turkey – Fall General 5

Unit 71, 73, 74, 75, 77, 78.

Sep 15, 2022 Nov 30, 2022

Turkey – Fall Controlled Youth 2

50-1: All of Units 50, 51, 58, 59, 59A, 60, 60A, 61, 62, 62A, 63, 63A, 64, 65, 66, 67, 69.

Sep 15, 2022 Nov 30, 2022

Turkey – Fall Controlled Hunt 4

38-1: All of Unit 38 and that portion of Unit 32 in Payette County.

Sep 15, 2022 Oct 9, 2022

Turkey – Fall Controlled Hunt 2

22-2: Outside the National Forest System boundary\nin Units 22, 31, and 32 (except that portion of Payette\nCounty).

Oct 10, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

Turkey – Spring Controlled Youth 2

36B-1: All of Units 36A, 36B, 37, 37A, and that portion of Unit 28 upstream from and including the Hat Creek drainage.

Apr 8, 2023 May 25, 2023

Turkey – Spring Controlled Youth 3

Unit 50-1: All of Unit 50, 51, 58, 59, 59A, 60, 60A, 61, 62,\n62A, 63, 63A, 64, 65, 66, 67, and 69.

Apr 8, 2023 May 25, 2023

Turkey – Spring Controlled Youth 1

21A-1: All of Units 21, 21A, 29, 30, and that portion of Unit 28 downstream from the Hat Creek drainage.

Apr 8, 2023 May 25, 2023

Turkey – Spring General Youth 2

Unit 32 (that portion in Payette County) & 38

Apr 8, 2023 May 25, 2023

Turkey – Spring Controlled Youth 4

54: All of Unit 54

Apr 8, 2023 May 25, 2023

Turkey – Spring General Youth 1

Unit 1, 2 (except Farragut State Park and Farragut WMA), 3, 4,\n4A, 5, 6, 7, 8, 8A, 9, 10, 10A, 11, 11A, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 16A, 17, 18,\n19, 19A, 20, 22, 23, 24, 31, 32 (except that portion in Payette\nCounty), 32A, 33, 39, 70, 71, 73, 74, 75, 77 & 78

Apr 8, 2023 Apr 14, 2023

Turkey – Spring Controlled Hunt 9

68A: All of Unit 68A.

Apr 15, 2023 Apr 30, 2023

Turkey – Spring Controlled Hunt 3

38-1: All of Unit 38 and that portion of Unit 32 in Payette County.

Apr 15, 2023 Apr 30, 2023

Turkey – Spring Controlled Hunt 1

21A-1: All of Units 21, 21A, 29, 30, and that portion of\nUnit 28 downstream from the Hat Creek drainage

Apr 15, 2023 May 25, 2023

Turkey – Spring Controlled Hunt 7

54: All of Unit 54.

Apr 15, 2023 May 25, 2023

Turkey – Spring Controlled Hunt 5

50-1: All of Unit 50, 51, 58, 59, 59A, 60, 60A, 61, 62, 62A, 63, 63A, 64, 65, 66, 67, and 69.

Apr 15, 2023 Apr 30, 2023

Turkey – Spring General

Unit 1, 2 (except Farragut State Park and Farragut WMA), 3, 4,\n4A, 5, 6, 7, 8, 8A, 9, 10, 10A, 11, 11A, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 16A, 17, 18,\n19, 19A, 20, 22, 23, 24, 31, 32 (except that portion in Payette\nCounty) 32A, 33, 39, 70, 71, 73, 74, 75, 77 & 78

Apr 15, 2023 May 25, 2023

Turkey – Spring Controlled Hunt 2

36B-1: All of Units 36A, 36B, 37, 37A, and that portion of Unit 28 upstream from and including the Hat Creek drainage.

Apr 15, 2023 May 25, 2023

Turkey – Spring Controlled Hunt 6

50-1: All of Unit 50, 51, 58, 59, 59A, 60, 60A, 61, 62, 62A, 63, 63A, 64, 65, 66, 67, and 69.

May 1, 2023 May 25, 2023

Turkey – Spring Controlled Hunt 4

38-1: All of Unit 38 and that portion of Unit 32 in Payette County.

May 1, 2023 May 25, 2023

Turkey – Spring Controlled Hunt 8

54: All of Unit 54.

May 15, 2023 May 25, 2023

Chukar & Gray Partridge

Statewide. Daily bag limit 8 per day for each chukar and gray partridge.

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Sep 17, 2022 Jan 31, 2023

Wolf

See regulations for further details on seasons, units, and regulations: https://idfg.idaho.gov/sites/default/files/seasons-rules-big-game-2022.pdf?updated=050922

Jul 1, 2022 Jun 30, 2023

FAQs

What hunting season is it right now in Idaho? ›

**Elk season dates vary extensively by zone and take method. Refer to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game for additional information on legal season hunting. **Season dates vary by zone.
...
Idaho Small Game Seasons.
Cottontail Rabbit and Snowshoe HareAug. 30-March 31
California and Bobwhite QuailSept. 18-Jan. 31
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How do I get an elk tag in Idaho 2022? ›

Licenses and tags can be bought online at GoOutdoorsIdaho.com, or by phone at 1-800-554-8685, at a license vendor location, or Fish and Game regional offices during normal business hours. The number of available tags for each deer hunting unit and elk zone is available at https://idfg.idaho.gov/tag/quotas-nonresident.

When can I buy my 2022 Idaho hunting license? ›

Monday, August 1, 2022 - 9:29 AM MDT

Tags can be purchased on a first-come, first-served basis at Fish and Game offices during normal business hours, at license vendors, online at GoOutdoorsIdaho.com or by calling (800) 554-8685.

Can you hunt deer with an AR 15 in Idaho? ›

Can you hunt deer with a AR15? What are the rules if you can hunt with one? Answer: AR-15 type weapons are available in least 9 different calibers, all of which are legal for big game hunting in Idaho.

Can you hunt at night in Idaho? ›

Landowners can authorize hunting at night with a spotlight on their privately owned property y by issuing written permission. A hunting license is required. When hunting on private property with written permission a permit from Fish and Game is not required.

How many controlled hunts can you apply for in Idaho? ›

Two hunters may apply on the same application for turkey, spring and fall bear, moose, bighorn sheep or mountain goat. Up to four hunters may apply on the same application for deer, elk, or pronghorn.

Is Idaho sold out of elk tags? ›

According to Idaho Fish and Game, nonresident tags have sold faster than any time in recent history. In 2020, non resident elk tags sold out on June 17.

Can non-residents buy over the counter elk tags in Idaho? ›

Beginning in 2020, resident hunters who apply for a controlled hunt must wait five days after tags become available to purchase a capped elk zone tag. Nonresidents – Hunters can purchase over-the-counter tags any time beginning December 1 for the coming year.

Can you buy over the counter elk tags in Idaho? ›

Idaho has General Season elk tags that can be bought over the counter (OTC) for both residents and non-residents in all but one of the elk management zones and all but three management units.

Can you hunt with an AK 47? ›

The classic AK-47 can be used for hunting, however there are also other, more practical options. An old SKS rifle will suffice, and can be customized to take a scope, synthetic stock and other accessories if desired. These rifles are very inexpensive and readily available.

Is a 223 a good deer rifle? ›

223 - it is a viable deer cartridge when the appropriate bullets are used. It is good enough when shots aren't excessively long and a broadside shot presents itself. It's not a foolproof cartridge, however. If you choose to hunt with it, be prepared to pass on an animal when the angle or distance isn't right.

Can you tag a bear with a deer tag in Idaho? ›

A nonresident deer and elk tag, excluding a nonresident junior mentored tag, issued for deer or elk may be used to take a black bear, mountain lion or gray wolf, during any open general season corresponding to the deer or elk tag when the season for the animal taken is also open.

Can you have your hunting license on your phone in Idaho? ›

Yes, you may take a picture of your license and store it on your mobile device as proof of having a license. We do not have any plans to build an app for licensing.

What state has the cheapest elk tags? ›

Wyoming: Best State for Affordable and Available Elk Hunts

Second, a non-resident bull elk tag is under $600 (with a cow/calf tag at half that price). Third, many hunting units here have a 100% drawing success rate. That puts Wyoming high up on the elk hunting bucket list.

What is the cost of non-resident elk hunting tag in Idaho? ›

Nonresident fishing license increase from $98.25 to $108. Nonresident deer tag increase from $301.75 to $351.75. Nonresident elk increase from $416.75 to $651.75.

What can you hunt year round in Idaho? ›

Hunting in Idaho: 4 Animals to Hunt Year-Round
  • Gray Wolves. Wolves can be hunted year-round on private land in Idaho. ...
  • Badgers. Badger's can be hunted year-round in all regions of Idaho as long as you have the proper hunting permits.
  • Foxes. ...
  • Eurasian-collared Doves.
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When can you hunt deer in Idaho? ›

2022 Regular Deer Tag - General Any Weapon Seasons
Unit(s)AntleredAntlerless
15Oct 10 - Nov 3 (White-tailed deer only)Oct 10 - Nov 3 (White-tailed deer only)
16A, 17, 19, 20Sep 15 -Nov 18Sep 15 -Nov 18
19A, 23, 25Oct 10 - Oct 31Oct 10 - Oct 31 (Youth hunt only)
20A, 26, 27Sep 15 - Oct 31None
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When can you hunt elk in Idaho? ›

Controlled Hunt application periods 2022-2023
Spring Black BearJan 15- Feb 15
Deer, Pronghorn, elk & fall black bearMay 1- June 5

What is the Idaho Super hunt? ›

Idaho's Super Hunt and Super Hunt Combo tags allow hunters to pursue world class big game in any open hunt in Idaho. Every year, 34 hunters win this special opportunity! To win a Super Hunt tag, hunters need to enter the Super Hunt Drawings. There are several ways to enter the drawings.

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