Franklin County Guide

Guide created on 2017-11-06


County Exceptions

Otter

Dates:
All year
Method:
Special Closures See Special
Special:
Franklin County: Logan R. drainage including the Beaver Cr. and White’s Cr. drainages - CLOSED. Birch Creek Drainage above the Forest Service boundary - CLOSED.

Dates:
All year
Method:
Special Closures See Special
Special:
Franklin County: Logan R. drainage including the Beaver Cr. and White’s Cr. drainages - CLOSED. Birch Creek Drainage above the Forest Service boundary - CLOSED.

Dates:
All year
Method:
Special Closures See Special
Special:
Franklin County: Logan R. drainage including the Beaver Cr. and White’s Cr. drainages - CLOSED. Birch Creek Drainage above the Forest Service boundary - CLOSED.

Dates:
All year
Method:
Special Closures See Special
Special:
Franklin County: Logan R. drainage including the Beaver Cr. and White’s Cr. drainages - CLOSED. Birch Creek Drainage above the Forest Service boundary - CLOSED.

Marten

Method:
Special Closures See Special
Dates:
All year
Special:
Bear Lake & Franklin Counties: CLOSED

Mule deer

Dates:
Closed All Year

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

Sharp-tailed grouse

Method:
Specific Closures see special
Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
West of Interstate 15 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

Dates:
Open Season
License:
Hunting license
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
6
Method:
Specific Closures see special
Special:
Upland Game Bird Bingham and Clark counties east of Interstate 15, Franklin, Fremont, Jefferson counties east of Interstate 15, Madison, and Teton counties, Bonneville County east of Interstate 15, Bannock County east of Interstate 15 and south of Interstate 86, Bear Lake, Caribou, Cassia counties east of Interstate 84 and that portion west of Interstate 84 south of the Malta-Sublett Road and east of the Malta-Strevell Road, Franklin, Oneida, and Power counties south of Interstate 86.

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

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

Bobwhite quail

Dates:
Closed All Year

Beaver

Dates:
All year
Method:
Special Closures See Special
Special:
Franklin County: Logan R. drainage including the Beaver Cr. and White’s Cr. drainages - CLOSED. Birch Creek Drainage above the Forest Service boundary - CLOSED.

Dates:
All year
Method:
Special Closures See Special
Special:
Franklin County: Logan R. drainage including the Beaver Cr. and White’s Cr. drainages - CLOSED. Birch Creek Drainage above the Forest Service boundary - CLOSED.

Dates:
All year
Method:
Special Closures See Special
Special:
Franklin County: Logan R. drainage including the Beaver Cr. and White’s Cr. drainages - CLOSED. Birch Creek Drainage above the Forest Service boundary - CLOSED.

Dates:
All year
Method:
Special Closures See Special
Special:
Franklin County: Logan R. drainage including the Beaver Cr. and White’s Cr. drainages - CLOSED. Birch Creek Drainage above the Forest Service boundary - CLOSED.

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:
Closed All Year

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

Antlerless

Species:
White-Tailed Deer
Dates:
Closed All Year

Species:
Mule Deer
Dates:
Closed All Year

Species:
White-Tailed Deer
Dates:
Closed All Year

Antlered

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

Activities Available

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

Methods Available

Barbless Hook
Catch And Release
Watercraft
Archery And Spear Fishing
Fishing Shelter
Artificial Fly
Unlawful
Identification
Prohibited,the Use Or Aid Of Any Electronic Call
Closed
Trapping
Prohibited: From Any Watercraft.
Catch And Release Only, Only Single-pointed Barbless Hooks Are Allowed
Watercraft Restrictions
Catch-and-Release Fishing
Hands, Use Of For Fishing
Attendance Of Fishing Gear
Snagging
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.
Prohibited
Artificial Lure
Catch And Release Only
Contest/Tournament Fishing
Chumming, Illegal
Other Set Trap
Specific Closures See Special
Molesting Fish
Trapping Or Seining
Ground Set Trap
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
Illegal Fishing Methods
Gaff Hook
Prohibited From Any Watercraft.
Special Closures See Special
Trapping Prohibitions
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
Bait
Identification Requirements
Maggot
Prohibited: Forest Grouse Shall Not Be Taken With A Trap, Snare, Net Or Crossbow. See Special For Excetpions
Closed To Fishing
Prohibited, Trap, Snare, Net, Or Shotgun Using Shotgun Shells Exceeding 3 1/2 Inches In Length
Prohibited: The Aid Of Baiting.
Hook
Fishing
Ice Fishing
Bait Fishing
Youth Hunt Only

State-wide Species Available

All Other Fish Species
Beaver
Black Crappie
Blueback Salmon
Bluegill
Blue Grouse
Bobcat
Bobwhite Quail
Brook Trout
Brown Trout
Bullfrog
Bullhead
Bull Trout
California Quail
Catfish
Chinook Salmon
Chiselmouth
Chukar
Coho Salmon
Cottontail Rabbit
Crayfish
Cutthroat Trout
Dusky Grouse
Gambel's Quail
Gray Partridge
Kokanee Salmon
Lake Trout
Largemouth Bass
Lynx
Mackinaw Trout
Marten
Minnows
Mountain Quail
Mountain Whitefish
Mule Deer
Northern Bobwhite Quail
Northern Pike
Northern Pikeminnow
Northern Squawfish
Otter
Pheasant
Pygmy Rabbit
Rainbow Trout
Ring-necked Pheasant
Ruffed Grouse
Sage-grouse
Sage Grouse
Sharp-Tailed Grouse
Smallmouth Bass
Sockeye Salmon
Spruce Grouse
Steelhead
Tiger Muskie
Utah Chub
Walleye
White-Tailed Deer
White Crappie
White Sturgeon
Yellow Perch

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