LEWISTON - With many of Idaho’s big game hunting season now closed, the Idaho Fish and Game is reminding hunters to fill out their hunter harvest reports if they purchased a deer, elk or pronghorn tag in 2021. All big game hunters are required to file a report for each tag they purchased, whether they hunted or not.
How to submit harvest report
If you haven't done so already, simply go to Go Outdoors Idaho and log in to answer questions about your hunt. Hunters may also file their reports over the phone by calling 1-877-268-9365 to speak with a live operator 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Just be sure to have your hunting license or tag number handy.
To file reports, hunters need to know the number of days they hunted, the game management units they hunted in, the date they harvested, and the number of antler points on the animal they harvested, or the length of the horns for pronghorns in inches.
Harvest reports help biologists with herd estimates
Idaho Fish & Game wildlife managers use the harvest reports to the get critical population data they need to manage big game herds and propose hunting seasons in the future.