Press Release

Fish and Game Commission to meet August 25 in Boise

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will meet Friday, August 25 at Fish and Game’s Headquarters office, 600 S. Walnut in Boise.

The meeting will be held in the Trophy Room starting at 11 a.m. MDT. Commissioners will set the 2017 Sage-grouse season, approve the fiscal 2019 budget, and hear reports about the Commission challenge grant, legislative proposals, and live-streaming or podcasting of future meetings.

Commissioners will also consider negotiated rule proposals/proposed rules that include; Nonresident tag limit and outfitter allocation in unlimited controlled hunts; use of bighorn sheep auction and lottery tags in Controlled Hunt Area 11; use of bait for hunting gray wolf; use of trail cameras and electronic 2-way communication as an aid to hunting big game; and process for issuing special needs big game hunt and disabled veteran special big game hunt tags.

There will be no public hearing during this one-day meeting, but the public is welcome to attend.

The full agenda is available at

Individuals may request accommodations by contacting the Director's office at 208-334-5159 or through the Idaho Relay Service at 1-800-368-6185 (TDD).