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F&G board to meet this week

Setting of big game and salmon seasons will be major items on the agenda when the Idaho Fish and Game Commission meets this week in Boise.

A public hearing will be held Wednesday, March 15, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Washington Group - Main Auditorium at 720 East Park Blvd. Citizens are invited to address the commission regarding agenda and non-agenda items at the hearing.

All testimony will be taken into consideration when the commission makes decisions the next day.

The commission will meet Thursday, March 16 at 8 a.m. in the Trophy Room of Fish and Game Headquarters at 600 South Walnut. Commissioners will set upcoming seasons for big game and spring chinook salmon. Routine agenda topics include a legislative update and briefings on migratory game birds and nonbiological rules for all game animals.

An Idaho Dept. of Lands purchase of 1,400 acres near St. Maries will be discussed.

A complete agenda is posted on Fish and Game's website at


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