Press Release

Press Releases

  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q.Where are the crawfish in Idaho?

  • Wildlife is Plentiful in Idaho

    Wildlife is plentiful in Idaho. In the past 25 years, popular and easily recognized wildlife species including elk, white-tailed deer, wild turkey, the bald eagle and others have increased in number.

  • Hunter Education Class Registration Scheduled

    Prospective hunters have one more opportunity to register and complete a hunter education or bowhunter education class prior to fall 2000 hunting seasons.

  • Firearm Safety Clinic Slated

    Firearms-related accidents are a tragedy whenever and wherever they occur. An upcoming firearm safety clinic will address this issue head-on by teaching youngsters how to properly handle and use firearms.

  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q. I'm a resident. When can I get my Middle Fork elk tag?

  • Free Fishing Day June 10

    Don't forget, Saturday is Free Fishing Day.

  • Commission Approves Rule Changes

    Meeting by conference call June 1, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission approved several rule changes which were proposed at its May meeting.

  • Leftover Moose Tags on Sale June 15

    Idaho has leftover moose tags after the recent controlled hunt drawing, and for the first time will be able to sell them over the counter. A new Fish and Game Commission rule approved the June 15 sale.

  • Sage Grouse Program Set June 21

    One of the West's favorite game birds, now considered by some as a candidate for the endangered species list, will be the subject of a presentation in Boise this month.

  • Salmon Fishing Exceptional

    Anglers who have been waiting for good salmon fishing may want to pack a lunch and a rod right now.

  • Free Fishing Day is June 10th

    Saturday, June 10 is Free Fishing Day. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) invites veteran and novice anglers of all ages (residents and nonresidents alike) to celebrate the day by fishing any public waters in Idaho without a license.

  • Free Fishing Day June 10

    Idaho anglers, resident and nonresident alike, can fish on June 10 without paying for a fishing license.

  • Idaho Teachers Take Presidential Awards

    Two Idaho teachers who are active in the Project WILD educational programs administered by Fish and Game will receive national awards in June.

  • Trophy Hunt Notices to be Sent

    Hunters who applied for moose, mountain goat, and bighorn sheep hunts will know soon whether they were picked in the draw.

  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q. Why can you take 10 brook trout, but only 6 trout?

  • June 10 is Free Fishing Day

    Saturday, June 10 is Free Fishing Day, and the Idaho Department of Fish and Game invites veteran and novice anglers of all ages, residents and nonresidents alike, to celebrate the day by fishing anywhere in Idaho without a license.

  • Leftover Moose Tags on Sale June 15

    Idaho has leftover moose tags after the recent controlled hunt drawing, and for the first time will be able to sell them over the counter. A new Fish and Game Commission rule approved the June 15 sale.

  • Fishing Season Opens May 27

    Idaho's general fishing season on rivers and streams will open Saturday, May 27. The annual opener is always scheduled for the Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend so anglers can take advantage of the holiday. Most lakes and reservoirs are open year around.