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2015 Waterfowl Seasons and Rules

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 

The youth hunt and general waterfowl season in Zone 1 in Southeast Idaho in the Fort Hall area, will have earlier opening dates than the rest of the state. The youth hunt will run Sept. 26-27 and general season will open Oct. 3 and run through Jan. 15.
2015 Waterfowl Seasons and Rules  —  Full booklet, [Pages 1-32, PDF, 2.2 MB]
Seasons and Rules Sections:
Attention Hagerman Goose Hunters: The closure area has been revised. Please see the corrected map.
Attention Waterfowl Hunters: The waterfowl shooting hours table for November 1 and 4, 2015 and February 29, 2016 listed on pages 12 and 14 (in link above) contains errors. Please see the corrected chart.
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Notice: Fees may change. It is your responsibility to be aware of changes since this brochure was printed. Please see the fee schedules in the License, Tag and Permit Fees section for current prices.
 Important Reminders 
  • Federal Migratory Game Bird Harvest Information Program Validation — REQUIRED
  • Nontoxic Shot — REQUIRED
  • Federal Migratory Bird Stamp (All hunters 16 or older) — REQUIRED

Banded Waterfowl in Idaho - Where they’re banded, where they’re shot.

  Waterfowl Seasons and Rules Booklet

Online rules brochures are created in PDF file format. They are produced to keep the online display as close as possible to the printed version.

Printed copies of the rules brochure can be picked up, without charge, at local license vendors or by calling 208-334-3700 to receive a copy by mail.

To view Idaho Fish and Game administrative rules and code, visit the Office of Administrative Rules on the Idaho Department of Administration website.

To advertise in future Idaho Fish and Game rules brochures, call: Rotary Offset Press: 1-253-216-1256.
Setting the Waterfowl Seasons
waterfowl status video

Watch the 2015 Status of Waterfowl video that highlights waterfowl population and habitat conditions, produced by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in collaboration with flyway and state waterfowl managers.
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