Tue, 01/31/2023 - 18:00 | idfg-jjackson
Date: Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023- 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Address: Idaho Fish and Game Southeast Region Office,
1345 Barton Road, Pocatello, ID
Call-in Number: 208-236-1281
Members of the Southeast Region Winter Feeding Advisory Committee (WFAC) will meet to assist… more
Tue, 01/31/2023 - 11:33 | idfg-tthompson
On Monday evening, January 30, 2023, Fish and Game conservation officers received a report of a moose very close to Interstate 84 near the Declo exit in southern Idaho. Once on scene, the officer found a large bull moose within 30 feet of the interstate where vehicle speed limits are 80 mph and road conditions were… more
Mon, 01/30/2023 - 11:45 | idfg-bpearson
Fish and Game staff will be stocking more than 9,000 catchable-size (10 to 12 inch) trout at the following locations across the Southwest Region in February.
Mon, 01/30/2023 - 09:58 | idfg-cliess
Idaho Fish and Game will be setting new big game seasons for deer, elk, pronghorn, black bear, wolf and mountain lion, and gathering public input on proposals beginning on Feb. 8.
Hunters can easily check out the proposals on the big game season setting webpage. Proposals are expected to be posted midweek during… more
Sat, 01/28/2023 - 16:02 | idfg-jjackson
The Idaho Museum of Natural History and the Idaho Fish and Game is co-hosting a fun, educational class to teach young learners the ways wildlife use color to communicate or hide in plain sight in order to survive. This camouflaged critters class will feature hands-on activities, games, and even an edible camouflage-… more
Sat, 01/28/2023 - 14:42 | idfg-jjackson
Looking for a trapper, wolf trapper, or hunter education course in southeast or east Idaho? Not sure which classes you or your upcoming hunters/trappers need? Idaho Fish and Game has got the answers to your questions!
Trapper Education Classes
Trapper Education covers trapping laws, safety, ethics,… more
Sat, 01/28/2023 - 09:28 | idfg-jbruns
Helicopters may be observed flying low and slow over Units 8, 8A, & 10A. Biologists will be using helicopters to dart, capture and collar moose as part of a long-term survivability study. Depending on weather and helicopter availability, wildlife staff may also be capturing and collaring elk in Unit 14 as part of a… more
Fri, 01/27/2023 - 15:45 | idfg-tcopeland
Idaho Fish and Game biologists spend a lot of time collecting information about Idaho’s salmon and steelhead populations. These fish travel huge distances over their lifespan, so understanding those migrations are key to managing healthy populations. One of the best ways to do that is by collecting young fish as they… more
Fri, 01/27/2023 - 14:30 | idfg-tjross
Idaho Fish and Game has received multiple reports of highly unusual coyote behavior in and around the city of Sandpoint in Bonner County.
In early Jan., reports were received of coyotes on Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort that were chasing skiers as they navigated down the slopes. Fish and Game staff worked… more
Fri, 01/27/2023 - 12:42 | idfg-tthompson
Wildlife staff from the Magic Valley Region, Idaho Fish and Game just announced that they will host four public open houses across the Magic Valley to take public comment on big game hunting season proposals for the upcoming 2023 – 2024 seasons.
Proposals will be available for review in early February and will… more
Fri, 01/27/2023 - 12:06 | idfg-tthompson
Idaho Fish and Game staff recently moved three moose when they became a public safety hazard in Sun Valley, Ketchum and Hailey. Moose can become a threat to public safety, particularly if they become stressed by human activity such as people getting too close, or the presence of dogs, both leashed and unleashed.… more
Fri, 01/27/2023 - 11:26 | idfg-rphillips
Idaho’s 2022 population estimate of 1,337 wolves declined by about 13%, or 206 wolves, compared with the 2021 estimate based on cameras surveys that measure the population during summer near its annual peak.
“Wolf population reduction has been a priority of the Fish and Game Commission,” Idaho Fish and Game… more
Thu, 01/26/2023 - 09:00 | idfg-bpearson
The Cascade City Council passed an ordinance on June 13 that bans the feeding of most wild animals in town. The feeding ban was primarily a response to the large number of resident deer in city and the associated risks to human safety and property damage, as well as potential health-related concerns for the animals… more
Wed, 01/25/2023 - 17:04 | idfg-cliess
Turkey hunters looking to apply for 2023 spring controlled turkey hunts can apply from Feb. 1 to March 1. Information on the spring 2023 controlled turkey hunts can be found in the 2022-23 Upland Game, Furbearer and Turkey Seasons and Rules book.
Hunters must have a 2023 hunting license in order to apply for… more
Wed, 01/25/2023 - 15:20 | idfg-jjackson
The Idaho Fish and Game has been monitoring winter conditions and potential impacts to big game animals throughout the Southeast Region. Though this winter has brought significant snow accumulations in some areas, especially in the southeast corner of the state, a winter-feeding emergency does not exist at this time… more
Wed, 01/25/2023 - 14:32 | idfg-jbruns
Attention new hunters! If you were born on or after January 1st 1975, you must complete a hunter education course in order to purchase an Idaho hunting license. Idaho Department of Fish and Game is offering several hunter education classes in the Clearwater region to help you meet that requirement. These classes are… more
Handguns 101 skills course will be hosted at the Farragut Shooting Range Center in the Panhandle Region on Feb. 4
Wed, 01/25/2023 - 10:41 | idfg-tjross
Back by popular demand! Idaho Fish and Game staff along with NRA certified instructors will again be teaching Handguns 101 – A Fundamentals Workshop on Feb. 4 at the Farragut Shooting Range Center in Athol.
The class is geared toward new or potential gun owners with little or no experience with handguns.… more