Stories tagged: idaho fish and game
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 8:53 a.m.
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, 2:32 p.m.
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, 3:38 p.m.
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, 11:29 a.m.
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, 5:30 a.m.
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, 12:17 p.m.
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, 6 a.m.
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, 5:42 p.m.
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, 4:16 p.m.
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, 5:30 a.m.
When Virgil Moore leaves the Idaho Department of Fish and Game office for the last time, it won’t be without tears.
Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 6 a.m.
Idaho Fish and Game officials are deploying elk tracking collars this week as part of the annual elk survival study.
Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
By his admission, Ed Schriever’s mantra of “balance and stretch” sounds like an exercise routine for old guys.
Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 6 a.m.
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, 6:30 p.m.
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, 10:29 a.m.
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, 1:23 p.m.
Idaho’s steelhead fishing season will end, at least temporarily, in three weeks.
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 3:55 p.m.
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, 9:59 a.m.
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., Sept. 24, 2018, 10:14 p.m.
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.
Fri., July 27, 2018, 11:46 a.m.
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 …
Thu., April 12, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
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, 11:31 a.m.
Idaho Fish and Game officials killed 10 wolves in an effort to improve elk survival rates in northern Idaho.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Anglers will be fishing for more than $10,000 in cash and prizes under a new format when the
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 10:35 a.m.
Officials with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game are once again preparing to push a plan to raise hunting and fishing fees despite facing years of resistance from state …
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 8:14 a.m.
Idaho Fish and Game commissioners jettisoned a proposed rule Thursday that would have increased the length of time hunters who draw tags for bulls and bucks must wait before they …
Wed., Nov. 18, 2015, 12:35 p.m.
Elk, deer and fish were hot topics when Idaho Fish and Game Department staffers reported to sportsman at a monthly breakfast meeting Tuesday in Coeur d’Alene.
Thu., March 19, 2015
Northern Pike in a portion of Lake Coeur d’Alene are being netted for research on reducing their impact on native cutthroat trout. As many of the pike as possible are …
Thu., Nov. 13, 2014, 11:28 a.m.
Rather than making new rules to restrict trapping in Idaho, state Fish and Game commissioners say they prefer to have trappers take educational classes to reduce the chance that dogs …
Tue., July 15, 2014
After two dogs were killed in North Idaho traps this winter Idaho’s Fish and Game Commission has agreed to look at new rules to restrict some trapping practices. “The tragedy …
Thu., July 10, 2014
A report on how to keep domestic dogs from being caught in traps set for wolves will be presented among other agenda items during the Idaho Fish and Game Commission …