Out and About: Outdoors news of note

Statesman staffSeptember 12, 2013 

HUNTING

Check out these dates for hunting seasons

They are for Southwest Idaho. Hang this on your fridge, and double check rules booklets for other areas.

BIRD SEASONS

Dove - Currently open through Sept. 30.

Forest grouse - Currently open through Dec. 31.

Quail - Sept. 21 - Jan. 31.

Chukar and gray partridge - Sept. 21 - Jan. 31.

Sage grouse - Sept. 21 - 27 (check which areas are open).

Duck and goose - Oct. 12 - Jan. 24.

Pheasant - Oct. 19 - Dec. 31.

BIG GAME

Deer (general, any weapon) - Oct. 10 (most of Southwest Idaho) with varying closing dates.

Elk - Opening dates vary throughout October and November.

Bear - Open through Oct. 31 in several hunting units. Others have various closing dates.

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