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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. This is a two-day shoot with archers shooting 28 field targets and 14 animal (2-D) targets on that Saturday and 28 hunter targets that Sunday. Archers will shoot four arrows at each field and hunter target and up to three arrows at each animal target. All targets are marked yardages with closer stakes for cub and youth shooters.

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.

‘Hill of It’ bike ride scheduled for June 4

WHITE BIRD — The annual “Just for the Hill of It” bike challenge will be held Saturday, June 4, on the old White Bird Grade.

It is sponsored by Syringa Hospice in Grangeville.

For information call Cindy at 983-8550 or Judy Salisbury at 507-0211 or go to

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.

Grangeville girls b-ball camp coming up

GRANGEVILLE — A girls basketball camp has been scheduled for ages K-8 May 31-June 2 at the GEMS gym.

Session for grades K-5 runs 9-11:30 a.m. and session for grades 6-8 runs 12:30-3 p.m.

Cost is $30. Contact Michelle Barger, 983-8005.

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 all bag and possession limits.

For information on events around the Clearwater Region, contact the IDFG Lewiston office at 799-5010.

Controlled hunt app deadline coming up

The application period for this fall’s deer, elk, pronghorn, black bear, and turkey controlled hunts goes through Sunday, June 5.

Hunters can make informed decisions about what controlled hunts to apply for by using a feature on Fish and Game’s website that lists the 2015 drawing odds and statistics for all controlled hunts. The search tool is available at



Harvest statistics and drawing odds from the past 10 years are also available on Fish and Game’s Hunt Planner at


Hunters may apply for controlled hunts at any hunting and fishing license vendor, Fish and Game office; with a credit card by calling 1-800-55HUNT5; or online at An additional fee is charged for telephone and Internet applications. Hunters must have a 2016 Idaho hunting license to apply.

Chinook salmon seasons continue

Chinook salmon seasons continue on the Clearwater River upstream from the Cherry Lane Bridge and the North Fork Clearwater; as well as the South Fork Clearwater, Middle Fork Clearwater, Lower Salmon, the Little Salmon, Lochsa, and Snake rivers. Find additional information online at



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