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Record $480K bid for bighorn sheep tag — the rest of the story

HUNTING -- The secrecy protecting deep-pocket bidders at trophy big-game hunting tag auctions mysteriously stepped up around 2013 after the record bid was made for a bighorn sheep tag. A February New York Times story -- well worth reading -- on bighorn sheep hunting and...

Washington’s 2017 Hunting Regulations Pamphlet posted online

HUNTING -- New! "Washington's 2017 Big Game Hunting Seasons & Regulations" pamphlet has been posted on the state Fish and Wildlife Department website. This makes it easier for hunters to begin planning hunts and applications for special permits. Hunters have until May 24 to apply...

Idaho feeding 7 percent of its elk population in tough winter

WILDLIFE – Idaho is feeding about 7 percent of the state's elk and nearly 2 percent of its deer population to keep the animals off agricultural crops as they try to survive a tough winter of prolonged deep snow and cold temperatures. The Idaho Fish...

Winter elk feeding begins at Washington’s Oak Creek Wildlife Area

WILDLIFE – If you’re interested in getting a look at the bounty of elk the Yakima region has to offer, drop into the Oak Creek Wildlife Area’s feeding station west of Naches. The annual winter elk feeding is underway by the state Department of Fish...

North Idaho land deals approved for hunting, fishing access

HUNTING -- Two Idaho Panhandle land deals totaling 11,000 for the benefit of fish, wildlife and public access have been approved by by the Idaho Fish and Game Commission. The purchase of 1,012 acres of private land near Black Lake, if completed, would add to...

Auction tags hot topic for Idahoans

Perhaps no issue has been as controversial among Idaho hunters as the idea of “auction tags,” which would give the highest bidder access to some of the most sought-after hunts in the state.

Hunters boost science at check stations

Big-game hunters heading out this week can help wildlife managers in Idaho and Washington collect valuable information about deer and elk populations by taking a few minutes to stop at a hunter check station if they pass one on their way home.

Idaho increases big-game permits in wake of devastating wildfires

HUNTING -- Faced with the possibility of big-game dying from winterkill in the wake of devastating wildfires through winter range, a slug of doe and cow tags are being offered for southeastern Idaho starting Thursday. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is offering a...

Hunters should invest time before taking a stand

HUNTING -- As hunters gear up for big game seasons, the word commitment comes to mind. We all know that sitting quietly in a good spot is the best way to bag a big-game animal in terms making the perfect shot and controlling the element...

Forest grouse season opens today in Idaho, Sept. 1 in Washington

HUNTING -- Idaho's hunting season for forest grouse -- dusky, ruffed and spruce grouse -- opens today, but Washington hunters must wait a bit longer. Archery deer and elk seasons, bear, wolf and mountain lion seasons and some moose and other big-game seasons also open...