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Idaho Fish and Game Commission meets in Lewiston

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT -- Chinook salmon and wolves are on the agenda for the Idaho Fish and Game Commission meeting May 18-20 in Lewiston.

A public hearing will be May 18 at 7 p.m. at the Clearwater Region office, 3316 16th St..

On Thursday morning, the panel will consider a chinook salmon fishery on the upper Salmon and South Fork Salmon rivers. Later in the day, commissioners will hear an update on wolf management.

Other actions they will consider include:

  • Adjustment to deer controlled hunt tag numbers is likely.
  • Hunter education live fire exemption rule.
  • Election of new commission chairman and vice-chairman.
  • Appointment of  commission liaison to the Idaho Outfitters and Guides Licensing Board.

On Friday morning the commission will meet for a workshop on off-highway vehicles.

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