2017 Commission Meeting Schedule

The Fish and Game Commission usually holds a public hearing in conjunction with each regular meeting. Members of the public who want to address the commission on any topic having to do with Fish and Game business may do so at the public hearing. All testimony will be taken into consideration when the commission makes decisions on agenda items at the meetings.

June 2, 2017 / Conference Call

  • Location: Boise
  • Public Hearing: TBD
    • Action Agenda Items:
      • Season Setting: Consider reopening Spring Chinook Salmon seasons in selected reaches of the Clearwater and Salmon river drainages.
      • Season Setting: Summer Chinook Salmon seasons in portions of the Clearwater and Salmon River drainages.

July 26-27-28, 2017 / Quarterly Meeting

  • Location: Bonners Ferry, ID
  • Public Hearing: July 26
  • Routine Agenda Items:
    • Non-biological rules briefing for all game animals.
    • Rules: nonresident deer and elk tag quotas; nonresident deer and elk tag outfitter set-asid.
    • Consider release of bighorn sheep tags for auction and lottery.
    • Commission direction on the expenditure of Animal Damage Control funds.
    • Legislative proposals.
    • FY19 Preliminary Budget to Commission.
    • Season Setting: Chinook salmon.
    • Discounts for 2nd nonresident tags.

August 2017 / Meeting TBD

  • Location: TBD
  • Public Hearing: TBD
  • Routine Agenda Items:
    • Rules: Nonbiological for all game animals.
    • Season setting: Sage-grouse seasons.
    • FY19 budget approval.

October 2017 / Conference Call

  • Location: TBD
  • Routine Agenda Items:
    • Ratification of rules.

November 16-17, 2017 / Quarterly Meeting

  • Location: Twin Falls, ID
  • Public Hearing: November 16
  • Routine Agenda Items:
    • Season Setting: 2016-2018 Fishing Seasons (triennial).
    • Appoint Commission representative to WAFWA.
    • Appoint Commission Liaison to IFWF.
Individuals with disabilities may request meeting accommodations by contacting the Idaho Department of Fish and Game Director's Office at (208) 334-5159 or through the Idaho Relay Service at 1-800-368-6185 (TDD).