Press Release

Fish and Game Commission to meet in Bonners Ferry July 26-27

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will meet July 26 and 27 in Bonners Ferry.

A public hearing will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 26 at the Best Western Kootenai River Inn, 7169 Plaza Street. 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 next day.

The commission meeting will convene at 8 a.m. Thursday, July 27 at Bonners Ferry High School Library, 6485 Tamarack Lane. Routine agenda items include administrative rules briefing for all game animals; nonresident deer and elk tag quotas and outfitter set-aside; release of bighorn sheep tags for auction and lottery; expenditure of Animal Damage Control funds; Fiscal Year 2019 preliminary budget; legislative proposals; discounts for second nonresident tags, and proposed fall Chinook salmon season setting.

A full agenda will be available on the Fish and Game website when it is finalized.

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).