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Thursday, April 17, 2014 

From the Field

Hunt Fish Explore Idaho! Hunt Fish Explore Idaho!
All good reasons to explore Idaho. :60.
Duration: 1:12   Views: 289
Updated: Sunday Dec. 29, 2013


Idaho Landowners Provide Access to Hunters: Youngster Hunts Turkeys Idaho Landowners Provide Access to Hunters: Youngster Hunts Turkeys
Landowners are the backbone of hunting and fishing habitat in Idaho.
Duration: 3:11   Views: 174
Updated: Monday Sep. 30, 2013


A Safe Start: Youth Hunts Turkeys A Safe Start: Youth Hunts Turkeys
Fish & Game Director Virgil Moore hunts the Grangeville area with Wild Turkey Federation auction winners 12-year-old Tessa Godfrey and her dad Scott.
Duration: 2:45   Views: 305
Updated: Friday Jan. 31, 2014


Safe Start:Turkey Hunt with Mentor Safe Start:Turkey Hunt with Mentor
These days it often takes a mentor to introduce youngsters to hunting. In Boise, the Police Athletic League takes a few youngsters turkey hunting every sprin...
Duration: 2:02   Views: 172
Updated: Friday Jan. 31, 2014


Idaho Turkeys Idaho Turkeys
A musical romp with turkeys in Idaho.
Duration: 0:55   Views: 261
Updated: Wednesday Jan. 29, 2014


Wild About Turkey Wild About Turkey
Teachers! Learn how to be WILD About Turkeys at a Project WILD workshop in Coeur d' Alene - November 12 & 13, 2010. Go to Idaho Fish &Game's website for more...
Duration: 2:19   Views: 462
Updated: Monday Sep. 30, 2013


Hunting Log

Monday Apr. 14, 2014 by idfg-vosborn

Once you harvest your turkey, the next step is preparing the meat and cooking up a great wild meal.

Thursday Jan. 16, 2014 by idfg-vosborn
Julie's First Turkey

I first started hunting turkeys in the spring season of 2012. Prior to that, I had only shot at three pheasants, and missed.

Sunday Oct. 27, 2013 by idfg-vosborn
Brynlees turkey 2013

Brynlee found out that perseverance pays off. Just the morning before, her younger 10 year old sister Olivia came very close to harvesting this Tom.

Questions & Answers 
Wednesday Apr. 16, 2014
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Q: Hunting Passports - does this allow one to harvest an animal requiring a tag?
Monday Mar. 24, 2014
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Q: Is it legal to hunt turkey with a rifle? ?
Tuesday Mar. 18, 2014
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Q: Can Eotech holographic site be used for turkey hunting?
Friday Nov. 29, 2013
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Q: If I am not a Idaho resident do I need an archery permit to bow hunt turkeys?
Friday Nov. 29, 2013
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Q: Can I use expandable broad heads to hunt turkeys? ?
Friday Nov. 29, 2013
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Q: If I am not a Idaho resident do I need a bow hunters ed to archery hunt turkeys?
Tuesday May. 28, 2013
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Q: At what age do you have to have a fishing or hunting license?
Friday May. 10, 2013
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Q: Do you have to have the bowhunters ed course to bow hunt turkeys if you live outside of idaho?
Monday May. 6, 2013
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Q: Rumor has it that the wild turkeys caught pneumonia last fall or winter and killed 80%, Seems like a rumor to me??? T or F?
Thursday Apr. 25, 2013
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Q: I plan on hunting turkeys this spring with a bow. Am I required to purchase an archery permit to hunt turkeys?
Saturday Apr. 6, 2013
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Q: In a general turkey hunt, can a Jake be taken or only bearded Tom's?
 
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Idaho Hunt Planner
Plan your Idaho hunting adventure with the Idaho Hunt Planner, an interactive tool that provides everything a hunter needs to know; hunting rules, seasons, odds, harvest stats, map hunt boundaries.
Idaho Chapter National Wild Turkey Federation
For information on what your state and local chapters are doing for Idaho's wild turkeys, visit the Idaho Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation.
Access Yes!
Last year, the Access Yes! Program opened up 431,803 acres of private land and 470,165 acres of public land for sportsmen.
National Wild Turkey Foundation
For more information on turkeys, hunting and conservation, visit the National Wild Turkey Federation.
Licenses, Tags, Permits
This list is basic license and tag information for turkey hunting. More options can be found on the license page, including Senior, Disabled and Junior licenses and tags.
Resident
  • Adult Hunting License - $12.75
  • Turkey Tag - $19.75
  • Extra Turkey Tag - $12.25
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee - $6.25
    (Applicants submit an application fee to enter drawing for controlled hunt tags.)
  • Controlled Hunt Permit Fee - $7.75
Hunting Passport

Idaho residents who have never hunted can purchase a Hunting Passport for $1.75 to be used in lieu of a hunting license.

 

Licenses/tags can be purchased at Fish and Game offices, license vendors and online.

Nonresident
  • Small Game Hunting License - $97.75
  • 3-Day Small Game License - $35.50
  • Turkey Tag - $80.00
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee - $14.75
    (Applicants submit an application fee to enter drawing for controlled hunt tags.)
  • Controlled Hunt Permit Fee - $7.75
Successful turkey hunt
Successful turkey hunt
Young boy has a successful turkey hunt
Young girl has a successful turkey hunt
Tom turkey
Hen turkey
Last Updated: March 3, 2014 
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