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River otter trapping closes in Clearwater Region

| March 16, 2023 1:00 AM

The river otter harvest quota for Idaho’s Clearwater Region was reached March 13. The otter trapping season for the entire region closes 72 hours after the harvest quota has been met. As a result, the otter season for the Clearwater Region closes at 11:59 p.m. tonight.

Any otter trapped in the Clearwater Region after 11:59 p.m. tonight, must be surrendered to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game office, 3316 16th St. in Lewiston for a $10 reward.

Trappers can call 1-800-323-4334 or visit for the most up-to-date information on otter harvest limits and closures. For information on reporting requirements, please review the 2022-23 Upland Game, Turkey and Furbearer Seasons and Rules Booklet.

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