Idaho White-fronted Goose Season Dates and Regulations

White-fronted Goose Hunting in Area 1

Fort Hall Indian Reservation and Surrounding Counties

Season: October 1, 2022 – January 13, 2023

Overview: In Area 1, hunters are granted access to a diverse landscape, covering the entirety of the Fort Hall Indian Reservation, including private in-holdings. This jurisdiction extends to specific counties, creating a rich hunting experience across various terrains. The counties include Bannock, Bear Lake, Benewah, Bingham, Bonner, Bonneville, Boundary, Butte, Caribou, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Kootenai, Madison, the defined portion of Power County (east of State Highway 37 and State Highway 39), Shoshone, Teton, and Valley.

Key Dates:

  • Season Duration: October 1, 2022, to January 13, 2023.

Geographical Inclusions: Fort Hall Indian Reservation, private in-holdings, and the specified counties create a comprehensive hunting ground.

Map Reference: Consult the provided map, highlighting Area 1 with an orange shade.

Hunters, take note of these key dates – from the opening on October 1, 2022, to the closing on January 13, 2023 – ensuring you maximize your time in this expansive and varied hunting terrain.

White-fronted Goose Hunting in Area 2

Statewide Hunting Opportunity

Season: October 19, 2022 – January 31, 2023

Overview: Area 2 provides a broad hunting canvas, encompassing all parts of the state not included in Areas 1 and 3. This presents a unique statewide opportunity for hunters seeking diverse landscapes and experiences.

Key Dates:

  • Season Duration: October 19, 2022, to January 31, 2023.

Geographical Scope: Area 2 covers all regions not designated in Area 1 and 3, as illustrated in the yellow area on the map.

Map Reference: Refer to the map to identify the expansive Area 2 highlighted in yellow.

Hunters, capitalize on the extended season, starting on October 19, 2022, and concluding on January 31, 2023, as you explore the various terrains across the state, ensuring a fulfilling and prolonged hunting experience.

White-fronted Goose Hunting in Area 3

Southwestern Bounty: Counties and Closures

Season: November 7, 2022 – February 19, 2023

Overview: Area 3 beckons hunters to explore a specific set of counties, offering a unique hunting experience in the southwestern region. The designated counties are Ada, Boise, Canyon, Cassia, Elmore, Gem, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka, Owyhee, Payette, Twin Falls, and Washington.

Key Dates:

  • Season Duration: November 7, 2022, to February 19, 2023.

Geographical Focus: The green area on the map signifies Area 3, comprising the mentioned counties.

Closures: In the Southwest Region, specific areas will be closed from February 1 to March 10, 2023. These include Fort Boise and Payette River WMAs, the portion of the Roswell Marsh Wildlife Habitat Area south of State Highway 18, and the Snake River Islands Unit of the Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge.

Map Reference: Consult the map to identify the green-shaded Area 3 and the closures within the Southwest Region.

Hunters, be attuned to the nuanced closures and seize the opportunity in Area 3, ranging from November 7, 2022, to February 19, 2023, for a fulfilling hunting venture.

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