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White Bird, CVRA rodeos go this month

For the first time in recent memory, two local rodeos fall on the same weekend.

The White Bird Rodeo has been held annually the Friday and Saturday of Father’s Day weekend, which lands on June 17-18 this year.

In Kamiah, the annual Clearwater Valley Roundup Association Rodeo has typically gone on a Saturday and Sunday later in the season, but this year has stepped up to June 18-19.

Idaho State Field Archery Tourney set

GRANGEVILLE — The Idaho State Field Archery Tournament will be held July 9-10, to be hosted by the Camas Prairie Bowmen.

Registration is that Friday evening from 5-8 p.m. and 7-8 a.m. that Saturday. Shooting will start at 9 a.m. on Saturday. Sunday’s shooting time to be announced on Saturday. Shoot fees are: adult/senior/master senior, $35; young adult/youth/cub, $25; family, $95; guest (non-competitive), $15.

Camping is allowed on the range with several sites available. Contact Barney Mowery at 983-0287.

Softball clinic slated

Fishback Fastpitch will hold a girls softball clinic June 20-23 in Lewiston. It’s open to girls 7-18. Cost is $40. Register at or contact Haylee Fishback, 227-4019.

SRHS girls sports camps set for June

RIGGINS — Salmon River High School volleyball and basketball camps have been scheduled. Coach Paula Tucker will be running sessions for girls grades 1-12 next month.

The volleyball camp will go June 6-8 in the following sessions: grades 1-4, 9-10 a.m., cost $10; grades 5-8, 9-noon, $20; high school grades 5-7:30 p.m., $20.

The basketball camp will run June 13-16, breaking down as follows: grades K-2, 9-10 a.m., $10; grades 3-8, 9-noon, $20; high school grades 5-7:30 p.m., $20.

Contact coach Paula Tucker at

Free Fishing Day aims to hook new anglers

Saturday, June 11, has been designated as Free Fishing Day in Idaho.

On that day, anyone can fish without having to possess a valid fishing license. And that covers non-residents as well as residents.

Though fishing license requirements are suspended for this special day, all other rules, such as limits or tackle restrictions remain in effect. Free Fishing Day includes salmon fishing. Anglers don't need a license or salmon permit, but they are still subject to bag and possession limits.

Contact the IDFG Clearwater Region office in Lewiston at 799-5010, or see Fish and Game’s Free Fishing Day page at, or the Idaho Fishing Planner at where the events are mapped for you.

Bud Crocker Memorial shoot set June 18-19

ELK CITY — The annual Bud Crocker Memorial Newsome Creek 3D Shoot is set for Fathers Day weekend, June 18-19. Registration is 7:30-10 a.m., cost is $12 per adult per day or $20 per adult for two days, with discounts for youths and family groups.

Shoot both days to be eligible for a trophy.

Contact Jerry Early, 507-1881, Stan Denham, 842-2629 or Mark Smith, 507-1313.

Firecracker Fun Runners: register now

GRANGEVILLE — Preregister for the annual Firecracker Fun Run, a 5K foot race around Grangeville during Border Days. Preregistration by June 22 guarantees a

T-shirt in your size.

Preregister June 23-28 and shirts may be available first-come, first-served.

The form is online at

Little Salmon chinook run ends Friday

RIGGINS — The Little Salmon River from the mouth upstream to the US Highway Bridge near Smokey Boulder Road will close to all chinook salmon fishing the end of fishing hours, 8 p.m. MT, on Friday, June 10.

Chinook salmon seasons continue on the South Fork Clearwater, Middle Fork Clearwater, and Lochsa rivers. The latest is online at

/chinook or by calling 1-855-287-2702.


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