Press Release

Live Chat on Southwest Big Game Seasons

Idaho Fish and Game plans to host a live online chat about 2013 big game season changes in the Southwest Region.

Hunters can chat live with Idaho Fish and Game wildlife biologists from noon to 2 p.m. (MST) Tuesday, March 5. Wildlife managers will be available to answer questions and take comments.

To participate, go online to the link on the Fish and Game website:

Some proposal highlights in the Southwest Region include:

  • Mule Deer - Reducing antlerless hunting opportunity in Unit 39. A second proposal calls for reducing antlerless hunting opportunity in units 22, 31, 32 and 32A.
  • Elk - Reducing antlerless hunting opportunity in Unit 39, while a second proposal calls for increasing antlered hunting opportunity in Unit 41.
  • Pronghorn - A controlled youth-only archery hunt in Unit 39 with a maximum of five tags available.
  • Wolves - A wolf trapping season on private land only in Unit 22.

In addition to the live chat, Fish and Game is hosting public open house meetings in all the regions of the state.