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F&G board to meet March 21-22 in Boise

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will meet to discuss modifications to big game rules, set spring chinook seasons, set Landowner Appreciation Program hunts, get legislative updates, and more at 7 p.m., March 21 in Boise. The hearing is an opportunity for the public to address the commission on any matters pertaining to Idaho’s fish and wildlife.

March 14, 2018 8:28 a.m. read more..
  

Elk and whitetail harvest topped the 10-year average

Hunters took more elk and white-tailed deer in 2017 than in 2016, but mule deer harvest was down. With a much milder winter so far, Fish and Game biologists expect the drop in mule deer harvest to be short lived as herds recover from last year’s difficult winter across Central and Southern Idaho.

March 7, 2018 2:28 p.m. read more..
     

Feds announce $74 million outdoor rec spend

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke last week announced a $60 million cooperative agreement with the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF) to help retain and recruit recreational anglers and boaters of all ages. He also announced $14 million in Boating Infrastructure Grants (BIG), which support water-related outdoor recreation and tourism by improving facilities for large transient recreational boats across the country.

February 28, 2018 7:21 a.m. read more..
   

NWTF banquet slated April 7

The 2018 National Wild Turkey Federation “Camas Prairie Turkey Trackers” have scheduled their annual banquet for 5:30 p.m. April 7 at the Elks Lodge in Grangeville.

February 6, 2018 10:46 a.m. read more..


New upland game rulebook available online now

The new rule booklets include several changes for hunting turkeys, rabbits and trapping. Printed copies of the rules booklets will be available mid-February at all regional offices and most license vendors.

February 6, 2018 9:43 a.m. read more..

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