Press Release

Commission Meets March 2-3

Fish and Game Commissioners will take action to set big game hunting seasons for this fall when they meet in Boise March 2-3.

The Commission will also be in Boise March 1 to meet with the House Resources and Conservation Committee of the legislature. A public hearing is set to begin at 7 p.m. in the Trophy Room at Fish and Game headquarters March 1. The Commission will begin its meeting at 8 a.m. March 2.

The Commission is expected to act on proclamations for the 2000 deer, elk, black bear, antelope, and lion hunting seasons with discussion beginning at 2 p.m. March 2. The seasons will be described in the proclamations booklet set for delivery to the public in mid April.

Other subjects for this Commission meeting include electronic enhancements on hunting weapons, use of bait for taking big game animals, and the 10 percent rule on nonresident trophy species hunting.