Stories tagged: idaho department of fish and game
Wed., Oct. 23, 2019
An Idaho bull elk that was r
Sun., Oct. 20, 2019
Inland Northwest’s thriving turkey population is an invasive nuisance or a conservation success – or both
How did a species that didn’t exist in the Inland Northwest less than a lifetime ago, and was on the verge of extinction throughout the continent, become so ubiquitous? The …
Mon., Sept. 30, 2019
New Idaho management plan focuses on collecting better information about whitetail deer numbers, population dynamics
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission recently approved a whitetail management plan that will place more emphasis on collecting and tracking biological data for the species that some say has …
Mon., Sept. 16, 2019
Hunting in Idaho, and the Panhandle Region specifically, should be good this year for elk and deer, according to regional wildlife biologist Kara Campbell.
Sun., Sept. 15, 2019
Wolf pups with monogamous parents are more likely to survive, according to new research from the University of Idaho.
Sun., Aug. 25, 2019
Idaho Fish and Game commissioners approved a new fall chinook fishing season on the Clearwater River and its North Fork at their meeting in Nampa on Thursday.
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
The return of steelhead to the Snake River and its tributaries continues to fall short of what was an already low preseason forecast.
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019
Over the course of the summer, more than 800 game cameras spread throughout the woods and mountains of Idaho have been taking photos every 10 minutes. Simultaneously.
Thu., Aug. 8, 2019
Idaho Fish and Game officials are polling anglers to get their opinions on potential rules designed to balance salmon fishing with catch-release steelhead fishing, in preparation of a possible fall …
Thu., Aug. 1, 2019
With five cases of CWD confirmed just miles from Idaho border, state officials shore up the defenses
In May and into the summer, wildlife officials in Libby, Montana, confirmed five cases of chronic wasting disease.
Sun., July 28, 2019
The Clearwater River could see a fall chinook fishery in the coming months, and Idaho Fish and Game officials want public input to help shape its structure.
Mon., July 22, 2019
Steelhead anglers are being enlisted to help researchers at the University of Idaho and Idaho Department of Fish and Game measure angling effects on wild steelhead, and in some cases …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018
The Clark Fork Delta restoration work is getting a cash infusion. The Bonneville Power Administration will pay the state of Idaho $24 million over the next decade for wildlife habitat …
UPDATED: Wed., May 2, 2018
A new species of jumping slug has been discovered in the coldest glades of the Selkirk Mountains. It was named Skade’s jumping slug after a girl who will experience significiant …
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018
Federal officials have killed 10 wolves in northern Idaho at the request of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game to boost elk numbers, and state officials say more might …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game Commission’s annual meeting is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday in Boise.
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018
A federal court has rejected a lawsuit by conservation groups contending a federal agency needed to do a new environmental study before being allowed to kill more wolves in Idaho.
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017
A former Idaho Department of Fish and Game employee has filed a sex discrimination lawsuit against the agency that includes an allegation that a male supervisor threatened to strangle her …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017
In a unanimous vote, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission has rejected the idea of allowing hunters to bait wolves, at least for now. A large majority of the public …
UPDATED: Tue., May 2, 2017
The person who took an Idaho Fish and Game trailer from the agency’s headquarters dumped GPS wildlife tracking collars during the getaway across two states and left a trail leading …
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016
A dozen years ago, the Idaho Department of Transportation spent more than $1 million to build three wildlife underpasses north of Bonners Ferry. They’re heavily used by wildlife, according to …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016
A 40-acre grove of cedar trees near Lake Pend Oreille could be logged next summer to generate cash for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016
State officials have a new plan for purchasing a 1,000-acre former horse ranch along the Coeur d’Alene River.
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016
After five years of work, an Idaho Department of Fish and Game biologist recently finished one of the most comprehensive records ever compiled about what lives in the Idaho Panhandle’s …
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game planned to acquire a 1,000-acre former horse ranch along the Coeur d’Alene River through a land swap, but opposition to the trade killed …
Tue., June 28, 2016
More than $16,000 in reward money has been offered for tips leading to arrests in the case of wolf pups poached from their den in Kootenai County.
Thu., June 23, 2016
The reward offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who illegally killed wolf pups after removing them from a northern Idaho den is …
Fri., June 17, 2016
Wolf pups were removed from a den in Kootenai County last month and killed, according to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, which is asking for the public’s help …
Tue., May 3, 2016
Idaho Fish and Game is embarking on a project to return western white pine to Farragut State Park. The trees once dominated North Idaho forests, but few remain.
Tue., April 26, 2016
A proposed North Idaho land swap is on hold while the state Department of Fish and Game attempts to negotiate a public access easement on the property to be traded.