Fish and Game's Draft 2001-2005 Fisheries Management Plan is now available for public comment. A series of open houses planned in Southwest Idaho will give the public their chance to shape the direction of fish management for the coming five years.
Contact: Ann Van Buren, Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
If you are a serious waterfowl hunter, a boat is probably an important piece of your equipment. It can also place you in serious danger unless you use it wisely.
In an effort to reduce conflicts with the ever-increasing resident Canada goose population, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will open several sites in the valley to hunting.
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission, meeting by conference call Nov. 17, approved a draft five-year fisheries management plan for 2001 through 2005. This is the fifth management plan developed since 1981.
Idaho Fish and Game Commission Chairman John Burns has reaffirmed the opposition of the Commission and Department to the proposed reintroduction of grizzly bears announced by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The Commission has formally opposed reintroduction since 1995.
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG), 1540 Warner Avenue, Lewiston, will host an open house Wednesday, November 29 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. for public comment on proposed changes to the 2001 Wild Turkey seasons.