The Idaho Fish and Game Commission has approved spring chinook fishing on the Clearwater, Snake, Salmon and Little Salmon rivers to start April 28 and run until closed by the Fish and Game director.April 4, 2018 7:24 a.m. read more..
The spring turkey drawing is complete and the results are now at huntfishidaho.net, and customers can now purchase their spring turkey permits. If they do not have a general turkey tag, they will need to purchase that product as well. The Web app for draw results has also been updated.March 30, 2018 1:44 p.m. read more..
Idaho's general season youth turkey hunt runs April 8-14.March 28, 2018 6:06 a.m. read more..
In a matter of three days, a controversial anti-trespassing bill was amended and, with amendments, passed by the Idaho Senate and the House. To become law, HB 658 just needs to be signed by the governor. The bill, which has received hours of testimony and debate in public hearings, increases penalties for trespass and ultimately overhauls current civil trespassing laws.March 26, 2018 11:12 a.m. read more..
The U.S. Department of the Interior announced $22 million to support critical Idaho conservation and outdoor recreation projects. The announcement is part of $1.1 billion in annual national funding going to state wildlife agencies through the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration and Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration acts.March 21, 2018 9:09 a.m. read more..
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..
Through February, 88 percent of fawns and 97 percent of calves are still alive.March 14, 2018 8:27 a.m. read more..
Idaho Fish and Game has completed wolf control actions in northern Idaho’s Lolo elk zone to improve elk survival in the area. Predation on calves and cows is the primary factor limiting recovery of the Lolo elk population.March 14, 2018 8:27 a.m. read more..
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..
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