Coho, chinook harvests end this week

The historic, first time ever season for coho salmon in Idaho will end for the year Sunday, Nov. 16 in the Clearwater River basin.

Ski swap set for Nov. 22

Snowhaven Ski and Tubing Area’s annual ski swap has been scheduled for 9 a.m. Nov. 22 at the Grangeville High School cafeteria.

Night Shoot: Uhlorn closes in on Jungert

Weather for the fourth week of Cottonwood Gun Club’s six-week night shoot was clear and cool.

F&G board meeting to cover traps, tag fees

The Fish and Game Commission will hold a quarterly meeting in Post Falls on Nov. 12-13.

Steelheaders running hot

Large steelhead are now being caught on the Salmon River.

Poachers hit G’ville subdivision

Someone illegally shot and wasted a deer in a subdivision east of town, putting residents at needless risk — and wildlife wardens are on the case. A deer was shot in the neck in the Golden Hills subdivision during opening week.

Coho season coming through

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Oct. 20 approved an historic fishery for the first time ever: a specific season for coho salmon is open in Idaho.

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Pages succeed in first hunting seasons

On the Sunday morning of Opening Weekend 2014, Jackson Page, 10, went to his dad to ask for a chance to go after a deer he had seen weeks earlier and decided would be his come hunting season.

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Poachers disregard life, property

Poaching, always a problem this time of year, sometimes threatens homes. “We have been very, very busy,” IDFG conservation officer George Fischer said Monday, Oct. 27. “This deer was shot and left in a yard up Cow Creek.”

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A bear for the books? Duman’s may be

A black bear weighing 600-plus pounds could not have mistaken a Cottonwood-area photographer’s intentions on Oct. 21, but it turns out Renee Duman has as good an eye with her rifle as she has with her portraiture rig.

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Certified tracking dogs can help hunters find lost game

It is an agonizing ordeal when one loses a game animal. It is absolutely one of the worst feelings a conscientious hunter can endure. In order to prevent this type of occurrence Edd and Leanne Woslum in cooperation with the Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game, have trained blood tracking dogs. The sole purpose in life for these dedicated hard-working animals — other than running and playing — is to seek and track a hunter’s wounded game animal on demand.

Forests welcome visiting hunters

Hunters have informational tools to choose from this hunting season, including the 2014 Clearwater Forest Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM), Clearwater Motorized Travel Guide, and the availability to download vehicle use and visitor maps on a new app.

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Nice Shot

Dillon Alder, 17, a junior at Grangeville High School this fall, shot his first elk last Sunday, Oct. 11, near Elk City.

Rifle hunting season opens Friday; chinook biting

Deer hunters are gearing up for opening day across Idaho, as numbers are up and opportunity is high.


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