TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) – You can save a few bucks if you buy an annual fishing, hunting or trapping license before May 1.

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New prices on the tags – an additional $5 access and depredation fee for resident adults and $10 for nonresident adults – will go into effect on May 1.

According to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, the new fee will pay for land access, depredation prevention and payments to farmers and ranchers if big game animals damage their operations.

The fee will also be applied to other annual licenses with a $2 fee charged for junior, senior, Disabled American Veteran and military furlough licenses. A $4 fee will be charged to nonresident junior and Disabled American Veteran licenses. ... Also, those who buy a 3-year license will only be charged for two years of the fee.

If you plan to buy an annual 2017 fishing, hunting or trapping license before May 1, you will be exempt from paying the extra dollars this year.

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