F&G commission approves state lands access agreement

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..

Dworshak Reservoir release set to keep tailwater cool

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..

Unsold nonresident tags go on sale Aug. 1

On Aug. 1, all hunters can buy nonresident deer and elk tags as second tags for an additional hunting opportunity this fall. Tags are sold at the full nonresident price of $301.75 for deer and $416.75 for elk.

August 1, 2018 6:24 a.m. read more..

Risch backs bill to put $1.3 billion toward conservation

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..

Spring conditions limiting stock access on some Selway area trails

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..

Controlled hunt drawing results available

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..

New laws taking effect July 1 include trespass changes

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..

JAKES Day set Aug. 4

The annual National Wild Turkey Federation Jakes Day for children ages 6-14 will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Camas Prairie Bowmen range.

June 27, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


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