Hound dogs poisoned on Joseph Plains

Dog owners, upland bird hunters and hound hunters are being cautioned as Idaho Fish and Game pursues an investigation into animal poisonings in the Joseph Plains area, where two hounds were killed by poison last weekend.

January 23, 2019 5:28 a.m. read more..

Trapper ed on offer

IDFG has scheduled a standard trapper education class 9-6 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Clearwater Fish Hatchery in Ahsahka.

January 22, 2019 4:26 p.m. read more..

IDFG to host Jan. 31 ‘meet and greet’ with director Ed Schriever

The Clearwater Region is hosting a sportsmen dinner, 5:30-8 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Clearwater regional office located at 3316 16th St. in Lewiston. Dinner is free to the public and attendees will have an opportunity to meet and hear from new director of the Idaho Fish and Game, Ed Schriever.

January 22, 2019 4:26 p.m. read more..

Hunter tagged with $357 trespass charge

Michael Hileman had hunted on Bureau of Land Management ground in the Kamiah-area for three decades, the Idaho Press Tribune reported in October, but was hit with a trespassing infraction after a hunt with his stepdaughter this past season.

January 2, 2019 6 a.m. read more..

Annual trapshoot set to begin Jan. 13

Gun clubs across the Free Press coverage area and beyond will once again participate in the annual 10-week telephonic Camas Prairie Trapshoot. The first day of shooting will be Jan. 13.

January 2, 2019 6 a.m. read more..

IDFG director Moore’s era ends, Schriever’s begins in financial strength

Amid a change at the director level with the retirement of Virgil Moore and the promotion of deputy director of operations Ed Schriever, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game is anticipating a total budget of about $125 million next fiscal year — an increase of $15 million from the current fiscal year — subject to decision by the state legislature, which is set to convene Jan. 7.

December 26, 2018 6 a.m. read more..



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