Press Release

Commission to meet in Coeur d’ Alene this week

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will consider proposed seasons for Chinook salmon fishing on the upper Salmon and South Fork Salmon rivers when they meet Tuesday, May 17 in Coeur d’ Alene.  

A public hearing will begin at 7 p.m. (PST) tonight at Fish and Game’s Panhandle Region office, 2885 W. Kathleen Ave.  Persons wanting 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 meeting.

The commission meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 17 at the regional office.  Routine agenda items include setting a summer season for Chinook salmon, consideration of the fiscal 2018 budget direction, election of commission chairman and vice-chairman, direction on the expenditure of Wolf Control Board funds, and a briefing on nonbiological rules for game animals.

For a complete agenda, see http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/about/commission/?getPage=184. Times on the agenda are approximate and subject to change.

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 1-800-377-2529 (TDD).