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Idaho

Seasons, Licenses, Regulations

Everything you need to plan your hunting trips, from maps to regulations and beyond.

Known ForGreat public land opportunities to hunt big game

TerrainForested mountains cover most of the state with fertile plains and high desert in the south

Government Lands37,511,596 acres

Government Lands %70%

Private Lands15,972,366 acres

Private Lands %30%

Idaho

Hunting Seasons

Deer

Total mule deer Boone and Crockett records for Idaho: 626

Total whitetail deer Boone and Crockett records for Idaho: 90

Game Management Units

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Deer Tag

Select from regular or whitetail deer tags.

Resident: $24.75 | Nonresident: $301.75

Controlled Hunt Application Fee

Nonrefundable fee to apply for most controlled hunts.

Resident: $6.25 | Nonresident: $14.75

Controlled Deer Tag

Applicants submit application fee to enter drawing for tags. Tag fee applies ONLY if drawn.

Resident: $24.75 | Nonresident: $301.75

Combination Hunting and Fishing License

Resident: $38.75 | Nonresident: $240

Combination Junior Hunting and Fishing License

Resident: $19.75 | Nonresident: $240

Hunting License

Resident: $15.75 | Nonresident: $154.75

3 Year Hunting License

Resident: $34.75 | Nonresident: $460.75

Junior Hunting License (10-17 yrs)

Resident: $8.25 | Nonresident: $31.75

3 Year Junior Hunting License (10-17 yrs)

Resident: $18.25 | Nonresident: $91.75

Archery Permit

Resident: $19.50 | Nonresident: $20

Muzzleloader Permit

Resident: $19.50 | Nonresident: $20

Bear

Total black bear Boone and Crockett records for Idaho: 54

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Black Bear Tag

Resident: $13.75 | Nonresident: $186

Black Bear Second Tag

To be used only in designated units. Not for statewide hunting.

Resident: $13.75 | Nonresident: $41.75

Bear Bait Permit

Only available in fish and game offices.

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $31.75

Controlled Hunt Application Fee

Nonrefundable fee to apply for most controlled hunts.

Resident: $6.25 | Nonresident: $14.75

Special Controlled Hunt Application Fee

Nonrefundable fee to apply for resident moose, bighorn sheep, mountain goat, and grizzly bear controlled hunts.

Resident: $16.75 | Nonresident: $41.75

Controlled Black Bear Tag

Applicants submit application fee to enter drawing for tags. Tag fee applies ONLY if drawn.

Resident: $13.75 | Nonresident: $186

Combination Hunting and Fishing License

Resident: $38.75 | Nonresident: $240

Combination Junior Hunting and Fishing License

Resident: $19.75 | Nonresident: $240

Hunting License

Resident: $15.75 | Nonresident: $154.75

3 Year Hunting License

Resident: $34.75 | Nonresident: $460.75

Junior Hunting License (10-17 yrs)

Resident: $8.25 | Nonresident: $31.75

3 Year Junior Hunting License (10-17 yrs)

Resident: $18.25 | Nonresident: $91.75

Archery Permit

Resident: $19.50 | Nonresident: $20

Muzzleloader Permit

Resident: $19.50 | Nonresident: $20

Antelope

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Controlled Hunt Application Fee

Nonrefundable fee to apply for most controlled hunts.

Resident: $6.25 | Nonresident: $14.75

Controlled Pronghorn Antelope Tag

Applicants submit application fee to enter drawing for tags. Tag fee applies ONLY if drawn.

Resident: $36.50 | Nonresident: $311.75

Combination Hunting and Fishing License

Resident: $38.75 | Nonresident: $240

Combination Junior Hunting and Fishing License

Resident: $19.75 | Nonresident: $240

Hunting License

Resident: $15.75 | Nonresident: $154.75

3 Year Hunting License

Resident: $34.75 | Nonresident: $460.75

Junior Hunting License (10-17 yrs)

Resident: $8.25 | Nonresident: $31.75

3 Year Junior Hunting License (10-17 yrs)

Resident: $18.25 | Nonresident: $91.75

Archery Permit

Resident: $19.50 | Nonresident: $20

Muzzleloader Permit

Resident: $19.50 | Nonresident: $20

Elk

Total elk Boone and Crockett records for Idaho: 89

Game Management Units

Seasons