(Wolf photo from Idaho Fish and Game Hunting)
There’s a chill in the air and with the change of season comes new activities. Although, it’s still warm enough for a CDA boat rental too 😉. But if you’re looking for other options and you’re a hunter, here’s a tidbit for you to consider. Idaho happens to have a plethora of hunting opportunities!
Hunting in the Idaho Panhandle
Northern Idaho’s impressive forests and wild lands offer hunters a number of animals to pursue, including many of the continent’s major big game species. These include white-tailed and mule deer—which open season in October—Rocky Mountain elk, moose, mountain goat, black bear, mountain lion, and gray wolf, just to name a few.
And if you’re looking for something a bit smaller, the bird population is nothing to sneeze at either. You have waterfowl and upland birds including quail, grouse, pheasant, goose, duck, coot, and snipe. And for the four footed friends, there are rabbits and hares as well to choose from.
The basic requirements for hunting in Idaho are:
- a hunting license
- a tag for big game species and turkey
- to take a hunter education class if born after January 1, 1975
But for more information on tags, season, and rules, hop on over to the Idaho Fish and Game website where they have all the details including classes if you’re interested.
We’ve also posted about fishing too, if the many lakes and streams in the area caught your interest. You can check that post out here.
Now here’s to happy fishing and happy hunting. And if you’re interested in renting a pontoon or wake surf boat on top of your other plans, be sure to let us know.