Stories tagged: idaho fish and game
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019
In an effort to address complaints of overcrowding, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission hopes to cap the number of nonresident hunter tags sold. They are also looking at increasing …
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019
Idaho Fish and Game commissioners to vote on proposals for chinook, steelhead angling when they meet Thursday in Nampa
Idaho Fish and Game commissioners are scheduled to vote on a proposal to open a fall chinook fishing season on the Clearwater River during their meeting Thursday at Nampa.
Fri., May 24, 2019
A new partnership between Idaho Fish and Game and PotlatchDeltic will provide and preserve public access for hunting, fishing and trapping on 567,002 acres of private land in Benewah, Clearwater, …
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019
Researchers at the Idaho Department of Fish and Game are trying to get a better understanding of the relationship between white-tailed deer and predators in northern Idaho.
Mon., Feb. 25, 2019
Walleye anglers on Lake Pend Oreille and surrounding waters could catch more than just the tasty fish starting March 1.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
Fishing seasons for spring chinook are likely to come with slim harvest shares this year, according to new proposals from Idaho Fish and Game.
Sat., Feb. 9, 2019
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is asking for hunter feedback on the 2019-20 big game season rules and regulations. Throughout March IDFG will hold open houses. Proposed changes …
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019
Idaho Fish and Game staff will hold a series of open houses around the state to talk to hunters about their preferences for rules and seasons for the upcoming big-game …
Fri., Jan. 25, 2019
Idaho Department of Fish and Game’s Clearwater Region is hosting a sportsmen dinner on Jan. 31 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Clearwater regional office located at 3316 16th …
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019
When Virgil Moore leaves the Idaho Department of Fish and Game office for the last time, it won’t be without tears.
Sun., Jan. 13, 2019
The helicopter hovered low over the hills southeast of Kelly Mountain, snow billowing up from the ground, and deer bounded down the slope to flee the noisy monster.
Fri., Jan. 11, 2019
Idaho Fish and Game officials are deploying elk tracking collars this week as part of the annual elk survival study.
Thu., Dec. 27, 2018
By his admission, Ed Schriever’s mantra of “balance and stretch” sounds like an exercise routine for old guys.
Sat., Dec. 15, 2018
A 35-year veteran of Idaho Fish and Game has been named its new director.
Fri., Dec. 7, 2018
After Idaho steelhead closure anglers, outfitters and businesspeople find themselves at odds with their usual conservation allies
There was a time when businesses in Riggins proudly displayed small signs in their storefront windows proclaiming “Salmon Mean Business.”
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018
Idaho officials are looking for any information regarding an elk carcass that was quartered and thrown by the side of the road.
Wed., Nov. 21, 2018
A crowd of more than 80 people at a Riggins community meeting over the looming closure of the steelhead fishing season in Idaho heard mostly bad news Tuesday night.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018
Idaho’s steelhead fishing season will end, at least temporarily, in three weeks.
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will meet Tuesday and Wednesday at the Panhandle Regional Office at 2885 W. Kathleen Ave. in Coeur d’Alene.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018
Idaho Fish and Game Director Virgil Moore will retire in January after a 41-year career with the agency that manages everything from smallmouth bass to large predators like black bears, …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2018
An apparently misinformed hunter shot and killed a deer on Coeur d’Alene’s Tubbs Hill last week.
Sat., Oct. 13, 2018
Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner Blake Fischer shared photos of his guided hunting trip in Africa with friends and colleagues when he returned last month, expecting they’d appreciate his success.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 24, 2018
Idaho Fish and Game officials and the Coeur d’Alene Police darted and euthanized a cougar that was camped in a tree Monday on North Ironwood Drive in Coeur d’Alene.
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission is considering paying its sister agency, the Department of Lands, to retain public recreation access to more than 2.3 million acres of state endowment …
Fri., July 27, 2018
Hunters who received a controlled hunt for deer, elk, pronghorn, black bear and turkey must purchase the tag before Wednesday. Hunters can check if they received one through Fish and …
Sat., May 12, 2018
Idaho Fish and Game officials have captured a mountain lion near the campus of Idaho State University.
Thu., April 12, 2018
Nobody wants it to happen, and yet it does. Dogs, out on a walk with their owners, get caught in wild animal traps.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018
Idaho Fish and Game officials killed 10 wolves in an effort to improve elk survival rates in northern Idaho.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017
Idaho officials are challenging a federal court order to destroy information collected from tracking collars placed on elk and wolves obtained illegally by landing a helicopter in a central Idaho …
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017
Anglers will be fishing for more than $10,000 in cash and prizes under a new format when the