Latah County Guide

Guide created on 2017-11-06


County Exceptions

Badger

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset

Mule deer

Dates:
Closed
License:
Hunting License and Deer Tag
Method:
Prohibited
Special:
White-tailed hunt only

Ruffed grouse

Dates:
Open Season
License:
Hunting license
Bag Limit:
4 in the aggregate
Possession Limit:
12 in the aggregate
Special:
Upland Game Bird Forest Grouse: Dusky (Blue), Ruffed, and Spruce

Dates:
Open Season
License:
Hunting license
Bag Limit:
4 in the aggregate
Possession Limit:
12 in the aggregate
Special:
Upland Game Bird Forest Grouse: Dusky (Blue), Ruffed, and Spruce

Dates:
Open Season
License:
Hunting license
Bag Limit:
4 in the aggregate
Possession Limit:
12 in the aggregate
Special:
Upland Game Bird Forest Grouse: Dusky (Blue), Ruffed, and Spruce

Sharp-tailed grouse

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is surveying the state for mountain quail. This bird was once common in the western part of Idaho but now exists only in small scattered populations. We need your help in determining the status and distribution of these birds. Please report any sighting you make as soon as possible to your nearest Fish & Game office. What to Look For: Long straight head plume Chestnut throat (not black like California quail)Vertical white bars on sides Most common on brushy mountain slopes or in brushy forest

Spruce grouse

Dates:
Open Season
License:
Hunting license
Bag Limit:
4 in the aggregate
Possession Limit:
12 in the aggregate
Special:
Upland Game Bird Forest Grouse: Dusky (Blue), Ruffed, and Spruce

Dates:
Open Season
License:
Hunting license
Bag Limit:
4 in the aggregate
Possession Limit:
12 in the aggregate
Special:
Upland Game Bird Forest Grouse: Dusky (Blue), Ruffed, and Spruce

Dates:
Open Season
License:
Hunting license
Bag Limit:
4 in the aggregate
Possession Limit:
12 in the aggregate
Special:
Upland Game Bird Forest Grouse: Dusky (Blue), Ruffed, and Spruce

Blue grouse

Dates:
Open Season
License:
Hunting license
Bag Limit:
4 in the aggregate
Possession Limit:
12 in the aggregate
Special:
Upland Game Bird Forest Grouse: Dusky (Blue), Ruffed, and Spruce

Dates:
Open Season
License:
Hunting license
Bag Limit:
4 in the aggregate
Possession Limit:
12 in the aggregate
Special:
Upland Game Bird Forest Grouse: Dusky (Blue), Ruffed, and Spruce

Dates:
Open Season
License:
Hunting license
Bag Limit:
4 in the aggregate
Possession Limit:
12 in the aggregate
Special:
Upland Game Bird Forest Grouse: Dusky (Blue), Ruffed, and Spruce

Bobwhite quail

Dates:
Open Season
License:
Hunting license
Bag Limit:
10 in the aggregate
Possession Limit:
30 in the aggregate
Special:
Upland Game Bird California Quail and Bobwhite Quail

Pheasant

License:
Hunting license and a Wildlife Management Area Upland Game Bird Permit
Bag Limit:
3 cocks
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Possession Limit:
9 cocks

License:
Youth Hunting License
Bag Limit:
3 cocks
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Possession Limit:
9 cocks
Method:
Youth Hunt Only
Special:
All youth hunters must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older. One adult may accompany more than one youth hunter

California quail

Dates:
Open Season
License:
Hunting license
Bag Limit:
10 in the aggregate
Possession Limit:
30 in the aggregate
Special:
Upland Game Bird California Quail and Bobwhite Quail

Gray partridge

License:
Youth Hunting License
Bag Limit:
8
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Possession Limit:
24

Chukar

License:
Youth Hunting License
Bag Limit:
8
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Possession Limit:
24

Dusky grouse

Dates:
Open Season
License:
Hunting license
Bag Limit:
4 in the aggregate
Possession Limit:
12 in the aggregate
Special:
Upland Game Bird Forest Grouse: Dusky (Blue), Ruffed, and Spruce

Dates:
Open Season
License:
Hunting license
Bag Limit:
4 in the aggregate
Possession Limit:
12 in the aggregate
Special:
Upland Game Bird Forest Grouse: Dusky (Blue), Ruffed, and Spruce

Antlerless

Dates:
Regular Deer Tag General Any Weapon Season
License:
Hunting License and Deer Tag
Method:
Specific Closures see special
Species:
White-Tailed Deer
Special:
Farragut State Park and Farragut Wildlife Management Area are closed

Dates:
Closed
License:
Hunting License and Deer Tag
Method:
Prohibited
Species:
Mule Deer
Special:
White-tailed hunt only

Dates:
Regular Deer Tag General Any Weapon Season
License:
Hunting License and Deer Tag
Method:
Specific Closures see special
Species:
White-Tailed Deer

Dates:
Regular Deer Tag General Any Weapon Season
License:
Hunting License and Deer Tag
Method:
Specific Closures see special
Species:
Mule Deer

Dates:
Regular Deer Tag General Any Weapon Season
License:
Hunting License and Deer Tag
Method:
Specific Closures see special
Species:
Mule Deer

Dates:
Regular Deer Tag General Any Weapon Season
License:
Hunting License and Deer Tag
Method:
Specific Closures see special
Species:
White-Tailed Deer

Dates:
General Archery Only Season
License:
Hunting License, Archery Permit and Deer Tag
Method:
Archery only
Species:
White-Tailed Deer

Dates:
General Archery Only Season
License:
Hunting License, Archery Permit and Deer Tag
Method:
Archery only
Species:
White-Tailed Deer

Dates:
General Archery Only Season
License:
Hunting License, Archery Permit and Deer Tag
Method:
Archery only
Species:
White-Tailed Deer

Antlered

Dates:
Regular Deer Tag General Any Weapon Season
License:
Hunting License and Deer Tag
Method:
Specific Closures see special
Species:
Mule Deer
Special:
Farragut State Park and Farragut Wildlife Management Area are closed

Dates:
Regular Deer Tag General Any Weapon Season
License:
Hunting License and Deer Tag
Method:
Specific Closures see special
Species:
White-Tailed Deer
Special:
Farragut State Park and Farragut Wildlife Management Area are closed

Dates:
Regular Deer Tag General Any Weapon Season
License:
Hunting License and Deer Tag
Species:
White-Tailed Deer
Special:
White-tailed hunt only

Dates:
Regular Deer Tag General Any Weapon Season
License:
Hunting License and Deer Tag
Species:
Mule Deer

Dates:
Regular Deer Tag General Any Weapon Season
License:
Hunting License and Deer Tag
Species:
Mule Deer

Dates:
Regular Deer Tag General Any Weapon Season
License:
Hunting License and Deer Tag
Species:
White-Tailed Deer

Dates:
Regular Deer Tag General Any Weapon Season
License:
Hunting License and Deer Tag
Species:
White-Tailed Deer

Dates:
General Archery Only Season
License:
Hunting License, Archery Permit and Deer Tag
Method:
Archery only
Species:
White-Tailed Deer

Dates:
General Archery Only Season
License:
Hunting License, Archery Permit and Deer Tag
Method:
Archery only
Species:
White-Tailed Deer

Dates:
General Archery Only Season
License:
Hunting License, Archery Permit and Deer Tag
Method:
Archery only
Species:
White-Tailed Deer

Closed to all fishing

Dates:
December 1 through Friday before Memorial Day weekend
License:
Required
Special:
includes tributaries

Hunting license

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Clearwater Region: Clearwater, Idaho, Latah, Lewis, and Nez Perce counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Clearwater Region: Clearwater, Idaho, Latah, Lewis, and Nez Perce counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Clearwater Region: Clearwater, Idaho, Latah, Lewis, and Nez Perce counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Clearwater Region: Clearwater, Idaho, Latah, Lewis, and Nez Perce counties

Activities Available

Furbearer Hunting
Game Bird Hunting
Fresh Water Fishing
Small Game Hunting
Turkey Hunting
Big Game Hunting
Rabbit Hunting

Methods Available

Barbless Hook
Catch And Release
Watercraft
Archery And Spear Fishing
Fishing Shelter
Youth Hunt Only
Artificial Fly
Unlawful
No Bait Allowed, Barbless Hooks Required
Prohibited, Trap, Snare, Net, Or Shotgun Using Shotgun Shells Exceeding 3 1/2 Inches In Length
Closed To All Fishing
Prohibited: Forest Grouse Shall Not Be Taken With A Trap, Snare, Net Or Crossbow. See Special For Excetpions
Dip-netting Permitted
Private Lands Only
Closed
Closed To Harvest
Catch And Release Only, No Bait Allowed, Barbless Hooks Required
Prohibited, With A Trap, Snare, Net, Crossbow, Slingshot, Handheld Or Thrown Missiles, Firearms Except A Shotgun Using Shells Not Exceeding 3 ½ Inches Maximum Length, Except Forest Grouse
Prohibited, Trap, Snare, Net, Crossbow, Slingshot, Handheld Or Thrown Missiles, Firearms Except A Shotgun Using Shells Not Exceeding 3 ½ Inches Maximum Length, Except Forest Grouse.
Trapping
Fly-fishing Only, No Bait Allowed
May Not Be Harvested
Watercraft Restrictions, Closed To Fishing
Watercraft Restrictions, No Bait Allowed, Barbless Hooks Required, One Line Only When Ice Fishing
Hook
Catch-and-release, No Bait Allowed, Barbless Hooks Required
Catch And Release Only, Only Single-pointed Barbless Hooks Are Allowed
Trapping Prohibitions
Ice Fishing, One Line Only When Ice Fishing. Two-lines Permitted When Ice Fishing With A Two-pole Permit
Watercraft Restrictions
Catch-and-Release Fishing
Hands, Use Of For Fishing
Attendance Of Fishing Gear
Snagging
Catch And Release Only, No Bait Allowed
Prohibited
Artificial Lure
Catch And Release Only
Contest/Tournament Fishing
Chumming, Illegal
Archery Only
Other Set Trap
Watercraft Restrictions, Catch-and-release, No Bait Allowed, One Barbless Hook Per Fly Or Lure
No Bait Allowed
Specific Closures See Special
Single-pointed Barbless Hooks Are Required
Molesting Fish
Trapping Or Seining
Ground Set Trap
Not More Than 2 Baited Hooks, Flies, Or Lures Per Line. One Line Only When Ice Fishing. Two-lines Permitted When Ice Fishing With A Two-pole Permit
Prohibited, Unlawful
Water Set Trap
Fly-Fishing
Prohibited: The Use Or Aid Of Any Electronic Call
Only Single-pointed Barbless Hooks Are Allowed
Bait, Prohibited
Prohibited: From Any Watercraft.
Illegal Fishing Methods
Gaff Hook
Prohibited From Any Watercraft.
Special Closures See Special
Prohibited,the Use Or Aid Of Any Electronic Call
No Bait Allowed, Barbless Hooks Required, One Line Only When Ice Fishing
Bait
Identification Requirements
Maggot
Catch-and-release, No Bait Allowed Except Maggots, Barbless Hooks Required
It Is Legal To Take Fish With Dip Nets, By Snagging Or By Hand
Closed To Fishing
No Bait Allowed, Barbless Hooks Required, Only One Line When Ice Fishing
Catch And Release Only, Barbless Hooks And Sliding Sinkers Are Required
Barbless Hooks Required
Watercraft Restrictions, Catch And Release Only
Fishing
Identification
Ice Fishing
Bait Fishing
Prohibited: The Aid Of Baiting.

State-wide Species Available

All Other Fish Species
Arctic Graylings
Badger
Bass
Bear Lake Sculpin
Beaver
Black Crappie
Blueback Salmon
Bluegill
Blue Grouse
Bluehead Sucker
Bobcat
Bobwhite Quail
Brook Trout
Brown Trout
Bullfrog
Bullhead
Bull Trout
Burbot
California Quail
Catfish
Chinook Salmon
Chiselmouth
Chukar
Cisco
Coho Salmon
Cottontail Rabbit
Crappie
Crayfish
Cutthroat Trout
Dusky Grouse
Fox
Gambel's Quail
Golden Trout
Gray Partridge
Kokanee Salmon
Lake Trout
Largemouth Bass
Leatherside Chub
Lynx
Mackinaw Trout
Marten
Mink
Minnows
Mountain Quail
Mountain Whitefish
Mule Deer
Muskrat
Northern Bobwhite Quail
Northern Pike
Northern Pikeminnow
Northern Squawfish
Otter
Pacific Lamprey
Pheasant
Protected Nongame Fish
Pygmy Rabbit
Rainbow Trout
Ring-necked Pheasant
Ruffed Grouse
Sage-grouse
Sage Grouse
Salmon
Sand Roller
Sharp-Tailed Grouse
Shoshone Sculpin
Smallmouth Bass
Sockeye Salmon
Splake
Spruce Grouse
Steelhead
Sturgeon
Sunapee
Tiger Muskie
Tiger Trout
Trout
Trout Hybrids
Turkey
Utah Chub
Walleye
White-Tailed Deer
White Crappie
Whitefish
White Fish
White Sturgeon
Wood River Sculpia
Yellow Perch

General Regulations

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