Press Release

Press Releases

  • Fire Refunds for Salmon River Anglers

    Meeting in Salmon October 5, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission voted to approve license refunds for anglers who purchased short-term fishing licenses to fish on Salmon River float trips which were subsequently cancelled by Forest Service area closures.

  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q. Are there rules against electronic gadgets on hunting equipment?

  • Fish and Game on the Alert for Diseased Deer

    A disease outbreak spread by gnats is responsible for the deaths of some 35 deer, discovered in a small area of hunting unit 11A southwest of Orofino.

  • Youth Pheasant Hunt Scheduled

    Your Salmon Region Fish and Game is offering a Youth Pheasant Hunt for budding young upland gamebird hunters on Saturday, October 28th. Participants will begin their day by meeting at the Fish and Game office to spend some time learning about pheasants as well as about hunting with dogs.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.