Press Release

Press Releases

  • Pheasant Youth Hunt Slated

    First time bird hunters have a chance to learn from the experts at an upcoming pheasant youth hunt sponsored by the Canyon County Chapter of Pheasants Forever.
  • Proper Disposal of Game Waste

    With big game season nearly underway, hunters that butcher their own game are encouraged to dispose of their wastes properly.
  • Successful Hunters Asked to Report

    Successful elk and deer hunters are now the only ones who need to send a harvest report to Fish and Game.
  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q. Can I look up Idaho big game records on the internet?
  • Be Careful with Fire, Feed

    Hunters need to remember that the fire hazard on Idaho's wildlands has only been reduced from powderkeg to tinderbox level in many parts of Idaho.
  • Best Steelhead Run in Five Years Comes Early

    The best steelhead run in at least five years, maybe the best since 1992-93, is coming ahead of schedule.
  • Fall Hunting Outlook

    Despite months of drought and weeks of fire, the fall hunting season is shaping up to be a great one, regardless of the game you plan to pursue. Here's a rundown of this year's hunting predictions in Southwest Idaho by Fish and Game Wildlife Manager Lou Nelson: Big Game
  • Highland Valley Road to be Closed

    The 2,500-acre wildfire which burned in the Boise River Wildlife Management Area (WMA) last weekend has led to the closure of Highland Valley Road effective at midnight on Monday, October 2, 2000. The closure includes all motorized and non-motorized vehicle traffic.
  • C.J. Strike Gets Surplus Rainbows

    Get ready for some great fall fishing at C.J. Strike Reservoir. "We stocked 17,000 catchable rainbows in C. J. Strike Reservoir late last week," Fish and Game fisheries manager Dale Allen explained. "These trout should really boost fall fishing and should also make for great fishing in the spring."
  • Habitat Rehabilitation Effort Needs Volunteers

    More than 2,500 acres of wildlife habitat in the Boise foothills went up in smoke last week as a result of a wildfire. Rehabilitation of that burned area is now underway, as is an effort to rehabilitate a 30,000 acre burn just north of Mountain Home.
  • Waterfowl Rules Available

    The Idaho waterfowl hunting rules for the 2000-2001 season will be available this week. The rules booklets will be available at Fish and Game offices and license vendors. The rules can also be found on the Fish and Game web site at www.state.id.us/fishgame for Internet users.
  • Steelheaders: If the Gum's Black - Put It Back

    The Idaho Department of Fish and Game reminds steelhead anglers that fall-run chinook salmon will be found in area rivers this fall. Some of these fish will have missing adipose fins, similar to hatchery steelhead, but all fall chinook must be released immediately.
  • Check Station Results

    The opening of upland bird seasons across southern Idaho was pretty good in most areas, according to Fish and Game field reports. Sage grouse reports will be finalized after wings are collected from wing barrels in the field and counted.
  • Elk Hunters Help Wildlife Disease Research

    Some Idaho elk hunters can help Fish and Game conduct disease surveillance by taking a few minutes to send blood samples in to Fish and Game.
  • CAP Hours Expanded

    Callers to the Citizens Against Poaching hotline will hear a human voice during evenings and weekends through December 10.
  • Nature Center Celebrates 10th Year

    The Nature Center at Idaho Fish and Game headquarters celebrates its tenth birthday September 29 through October 1 with an activities-filled program. The public is invited; there are no fees to attend. The Nature Center is located at 600 South Walnut.
  • Biologists Assess Wilderness Fires

    The implications of massive wildfires in the central Idaho wilderness were assessed by wildlife biologists Mike Scott and Greg Painter September 18.
  • Ageless Reservists Honored

    Fish and Game reservists from eastern Idaho are to be honored by Blue Cross of Idaho in Boise September 27.