Stories tagged: idaho department of fish and game
Thu., June 4, 2020
Despite their size, cunning and fearsome reputation, there are a lot of things that can befall grizzly bears as they negotiate the perils of nature.
UPDATED: Sat., May 16, 2020
Idaho shut down its Clearwater River spring chinook season Wednesday in what has become a near annual exercise in frustration.
UPDATED: Wed., May 13, 2020
On Thursday, the
UPDATED: Sat., April 25, 2020
Idaho Fish and Game officials said fresh grizzly bear tracks were found at Fish Creek Meadows, about 7 miles south of Grangeville, on Saturday.
UPDATED: Sat., April 4, 2020
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game Commission suspended the sale of some nonresident fishing and hunting licenses, tags and permits Saturday.
Thu., March 5, 2020
Legislation significantly increasing what it will cost nonresidents to hunt deer and elk in Idaho has been signed into law by Gov. Brad Little.
Thu., Feb. 6, 2020
A picture of elk quarters piled high on pallets was shared more than 5,600 times on Facebook in January, accruing nearly 700 comments and more than 1,000 “angry face” reactions.
Thu., Jan. 30, 2020
Less than a week after an Idaho lawmaker proposed “wolf-free zones” and year-round wolf hunting seasons, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission has
Wed., Oct. 23, 2019
An Idaho bull elk that was r
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: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game Commission’s annual meeting is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday in Boise.
Fri., Aug. 28, 2015
CLARK FORK, Idaho – Katherine Cousins motored a small boat through the Clark Fork Delta’s back channels this week, pausing to watch a belted kingfisher swooping over the water near …
Tue., Aug. 11, 2015
Drought conditions are creating conflicts at Priest Lake. The mountain lake is one of North Idaho’s top resort destinations, drawing people from all over the region for fishing, boating and …
Sun., July 26, 2015
Fisheries biologists are stepping in and out of the top regional fish management positions in North Idaho and Eastern Washington this month. These are the managers who supervise staff and …
Tue., July 7, 2015
Several years ago, Michael Lucid pulled to the side of the highway to watch hundreds of frogs hopping across the road. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game biologist didn’t …
Sun., Feb. 1, 2015
Salmon make an epic journey, swimming hundreds of miles from the ocean to return to their birthplace. To Tom Whalen, the shorter migration of Lake Pend Oreille’s bull trout is …
Sun., Jan. 11, 2015
About 750,000 Idaho residents, or nearly 47 percent of the state’s population, consider themselves hunters or anglers. Yet less than half of them buy hunting or fishing licenses each year. …
Tue., Oct. 14, 2014
DALTON GARDENS – There’s no mystery about what ate Les Likes’ corn this summer. Deer tracks are embedded in the mud at the edge of his 1 1/2 –acre corn …
Thu., Oct. 2, 2014
It’s been 19 years since a voter- approved initiative eliminated baiting and use of hounds to hunt bears in Washington. Since then, most of the hunting of bears has been …
Thu., Sept. 18, 2014
Fall colors aren’t limited to trees. Some local creeks turn red this time of year as early kokanee runs make their way to upstream spawning grounds.
Sun., June 1, 2014
The wolf pup had downy fur and a chubby little belly. But as it bolted from the den, it already showed signs of an adult wolf’s fleetness. Lacy Robinson was …