Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Aug. 23 approved a memorandum of agreement with the Idaho Department of Lands to continue public access for hunting, fish, trapping and other recreation on about 2.3 million acres of state endowment lands.August 28, 2018 3:45 p.m. read more..
Didn't draw a tag in the first round? It's not too late to apply for the second controlled hunt drawing for over 2,250 unclaimed, controlled hunt tags for deer, elk, pronghorn and bear. The application period for the second drawing runs through Aug. 17.August 15, 2018 6:55 a.m. read more..
Dworshak Dam discharge flows will fluctuate between 5,000 cfs (cubic feet per second) and 13,000 cfs throughout the remainder of the summer season to provide cold water, reducing downstream river water temperatures for migrating salmon and steelhead, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers water-management officials at the Walla Walla District.August 8, 2018 11:52 a.m. read more..
Hunters who successfully drew controlled hunts in Idaho this year have until the last minute of Monday, Aug. 6, to pick up their tags for elk, deer, antelope, fall turkey and fall bear.August 1, 2018 6:17 a.m. read more..
Senators James Risch (R-Idaho) and Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) introduced Recovering America’s Wildlife Act into the Senate on July 17, which could redirect $1.3 billion in federal money to states for fish and wildlife species with the highest needs. The House version of the bill was introduced in December.July 25, 2018 8:05 a.m. read more..
As snowpack melts off and trail crews are reaching further into the backcountry, the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests are working to clear trails and share information about the latest trail conditions with forest visitors. On the Moose Creek Ranger District, conditions are changing rapidly and trail crews and recreation managers urge the public to travel with caution, especially on three popular trails that have segments which are currently impassable or temporarily closed to stock due to these spring conditions.July 11, 2018 6:36 a.m. read more..
Hunters can check to see if they drew controlled hunt tags for deer, elk, pronghorn, black bear, and turkey. Results are posted through Fish and Game's licensing system at idfg.idaho.gov/buy-online for those who have have an account.July 11, 2018 6:35 a.m. read more..
Sportsmen and women are also reminded that a first conviction of trespassing on private land carries a mandatory one-year revocation of hunting, fishing and trapping licenses in addition to misdemeanor fines and seizure of animals taken on private property. Repeat offenses carry stiffer penalties.July 4, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
King’s Thrones & Pumping Services has contracted with the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests to provide portable toilet pumping services for Salmon River users in Riggins this summer while the SCAT machine is unavailable. Services begin July 2 and will continue through late September.July 2, 2018 1:22 p.m. read more..
Forest Service offices will be closed on July 4, so visitors are asked to stop by before then to purchase a firewood permit, obtain a mushroom permit, acquire forest maps, or ask any questions before the holiday.June 27, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
When a poop is found anywhere unexpected, the poop is not to blame.June 27, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
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