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Light Goose Seasons & Areas

Light Goose Seasons, Limits & Hunt Area Descriptions

(Including: Blue, Ross’s and Snow Geese) DAILY BAG LIMIT: 20 | POSSESSION LIMIT: 60

Legal Hunting Methods for Light Geese

When all other waterfowl and migratory game bird hunting seasons, except falconry, are closed, recorded or electronically amplified bird calls or imitations of bird calls, and unplugged shotguns capable of holding

more than three shells may be used to hunt light geese. These hunting methods apply to the light goose seasons in Area 3 from February 14 to March 10, 2022, and in Area 4 from February 5 to March 10, 2022.

AREA 1

October 19, 2021 – January 31, 2022 Area 1 includes all parts of the state NOT included in Area 2, 3 and 4. (See yellow area on map).

AREA 2

October 2, 2021 – January 14, 2022

Area 2 includes all lands and waters within the Fort Hall Indian Reservation, including private in-holdings; and the following counties: Bannock; Bear Lake; portions of Bingham County east of the west bank of the Snake River, west of the McTucker boat ramp access road, and east of the American Falls Reservoir bluff; Bonneville County east of Interstate 15; Caribou; Clark County east of Interstate 15; Fremont; Jefferson County east of Interstate 15; Madison; portions of

Power County below the American Falls Reservoir bluff and within the Fort Hall Indian Reservation; Teton; and Valley. (See blue area on map).

AREA 3

  • November 26, 2021 – March 10, 2022

    Area 3 includes the following counties: Ada, Boise, Canyon, Cassia, Elmore, Gem, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka, Owyhee, Payette, Twin Falls and Washington counties. (See green area on map).

Closures: In the Southwest Region, Fort Boise and Payette River WMAs, and that portion of the Roswell Marsh Wildlife Habitat Area south of State Highway 18, and the Snake River Islands Unit of the Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge will be closed February 1 – March 10, 2022.

AREA 4

  • October 2, 2021 – December 11,2021
  • February 5, 2022 – March 10, 2022

    Area 4 the following counties: Bingham County west of the west bank of the Snake River, east of the McTucker boat ramp access road, and west of the American Falls Reservoir bluff; Franklin; Bonneville County west of Interstate 15; Butte County; Clark County west of Interstate 15; Jefferson County west of Interstate 15; Oneida; and Power County, except below the American Falls Reservoir bluff and those lands and waters within the Fort Hall Indian Reservation. (See orange area on map).

Light Goose Map