Opportunities to hunt local wildlife are in ample supply in Camas County. With thousands of hectares of wilderness, hunters can take their chance at hunting a variety of wild game, including black bears, elk, deer, mountain lion, wolf, big horn sheep, turkey, and waterfowl.
Before planning your hunting trip to Camas County, here is an outline of local hunting seasons:
- Deer, Elk, and Pronghorn: August 2011 to February 2012
- Black Bears and Mountain Lions: August 2011 to July 2012
Note that there are local hunting timeline restrictions, see the Idaho Fish & Game Hunting Rules Booklet for more information.
Many hunting licenses are granted by lottery, and there are specific rules and regulations regarding application for the lottery. It is advisable to plan early so you can ensure your best chance of being granted hunting rights in Camas County. For more information on game types, hunting seasons, rules and licensing visit the Idaho Fish & Game Website Located here.
Looking for a little local help? There are many hunting tour operators in Camas County willing to take you into the backcountry for a hunting expedition. Rely on their local knowledge to give yourself the best chance of bagging some big game. Local hunts can also be combined with horseback tours or ATV rides, so you can experience more of Camas County.