Blue Lake RV resort is located in the heart of Unit 1 Big
Game Hunting Region in the Panhandle of Idaho. See Idaho
Fish and Game Website for Controlled Hunt license, regulations,
Albaugh, 13, took this moose Sept. 26, around 7:00am, on
her first day hunt here! Kelsey is from Shelton, Washington,
and this is her first moose.
Sharp shooting, Kelsey!
They took it to Ron's meat processing
Unit 1 Game Management
Unit Boundary Description: —All
of Boundary County and that portion of Bonner County north
of the Pend Oreille River, Pend Oreille Lake and Clark Fork
River. Myrtle Creek and David Thompson game preserves –
License, Permits and Fees.
Antlered Deer: Nov. 1-Dec. 1... Antlered (White Tail
only) Oct 10-31st... Antlerless White Tailed Deer Only:
Nov. 1-Nov. 9
Elk season is roughly Sept 6th thru Dec. 16th, depending
on whether you hunt by archery, rifle or muzzleloader. Generally,
any weapon season is Oct 10-Oct 29, depending on which tag
you possess. Click on "Elk" at the beginning of
this paragraph to see specific hunting seasons.
Lion: Unit 1, Sept. 15-Feb 16: ...Unit 1, Dog
Prohibited Sept. 15-Dec. 13th. Dog training season open
Feb. 17-Mar 31.
Unit 1, See fish
and game page for details on seasons and rules. Bait
in prohibited in Unit 1 and grizzlies may be encountered.
Moose: Blue Lake is on the border of
Unit 1-1 and Unit 1-4. The season is roughly Sept. 15th
-Dec 1, but depends on your hunt
number and which controlled hunt area you drew.
Be sure to check with Idaho Fish and Game for licensing
rules and regulations. Click on the link below, which will
take you to the Idaho Fish and Game Website. Idaho
Fish and Game
like Turkey, Grouse, and Waterfowl are extremely popular
in this area as well. Go to
Idaho Fish and Game homepage to find information on
your hunting needs.
Staying at Blue Lake RV Resort
Blue Lake will stay open through the hunting season. We
offer RV space,
tenting, and currently
have a Civil War Tent
with wood stove, bed, wood floors, table, electricity
and Wifi. The Civil War Tent is a unique experience for
any hunter, young or old. We hope to have another one up
before November. We also have heated bathrooms, laundry
and an indoor clubhouse with a full kitchen. Firepits and
picnic tables are in all sites. We sell firewood, ice and
have snack & vending machines at the office.
We have an excellent game processor in town: South
Hill Meat and Lockers. 208-267-3434. If
you have a companion that still needs to fill their tag
and you want to stay, you can hang your kill at South Hill.
If you like, have it processed there too. Please call them
in advance to find out about costs, space and availability.
They also make the best smokies in the state!
Rules Pertaining to Hunters
and Game at Blue Lake
1. For the safety of all visitors, no firearms
are allowed outside of your vehicle or RV in the
2. No Hunting or shooting whatsoever in
3. We do not yet have facilities for hanging or skinning
game in the resort. All game has to stay in the back of
your truck. South Hill Lockers is in town 7 miles away.
You can hang or have it processed there. 208-267-3434.
Be sure to swing by the office though, we want to take a
picture of you and your prize!
4. We understand that your reservation may be for 1 day
or 1 month, depending how long it takes you to fill your
tag. Hunters may pay day to day. This allows you to head
home when you do fill your tag.