Press Release

Press Releases

  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q. I won't turn 12 until this summer but would like to apply in a controlled hunt drawing this spring. Is this possible?

  • Winter Recreationists - Use Caution on Craig Mountain

    The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is conducting a fire-related salvage logging operation on the Craig Mountain Wildlife Management beginning Monday, February 19, and is urging winter recreationists to use caution when traveling on area roads.

  • Registration Set For Hunter Education Classes

    Registration for spring and summer rifle and bowhunter education classes in the Magic Valley Region will be held the last week of February and the first week of March.

  • Project Wild Workshops Scheduled

    The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has scheduled two Project Wild workshops for teachers and youth leaders. Workshops will be held March 15 and 16, 2001 at Lewis and Clark State College (LCSC) in Lewiston, and April 27 and 28 at the University of Idaho in Moscow.

  • Big Game Comment Meetings Set

    Meeting times and places have been set throughout most of Idaho to comment on proposals for the 2001 deer, elk, antelope, black bear, and mountain lion hunts. The meetings will focus on proposals for the region where they are held, but comment may be offered regarding any proposal.

  • Cascade Pikeminnow Will Be Trapped

    Fish and Game plans a new approach to restoring Lake Cascade fisheries to their former glory.

  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q. I heard the Fish and Game web site is going to change. When? Why? Will the address be the same?

  • Tours Available Of Lewiston Wildlife Habitat Area

    With bird songs and butterflies soon to be fluttering in the spring air, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game is offering teachers, youth leaders and interested individuals guided tours of the Lewiston Wildlife Habitat Area located near the IDFG Clearwater Region Office at 1540 Warner Ave.

  • IDFG Seeks Public Input on Proposed Big Game Regulations for Fall 2001 Seasons

    IDAHO FALLS - Sportsmen in the Upper Snake Region will have a chance in the next few weeks to comment on proposed changes on the upcoming 2001 Big Game Season framework. A series of open houses is planned in Idaho Falls on Feb. 20, Arco on Feb. 21, and Rexburg on Feb. 22.

  • Public Input Sought on 2001 Big Game Hunting Proposals

    Proposed changes in Owyhee County mule deer seasons and a cap on bull elk tags in the Boise River Zone are just two issues slated for discussion during a series of upcoming Fish and Game-hosted open houses.

  • 2001 Big Game Season Open Houses Set

    What is your definition of traditional archery equipment? Should it include only wooden arrows and longbows, or could it include recurves with metal arrows also? What is a traditional muzzleloader rifle?

  • Mountain Lion Season in Units 56 and 57 Closed

    A third female mountain lion has been taken from the combined hunt area of game management units 56 (Sublette) and 57 (Black Pine). This cat was harvested on Thursday, February 8, 2001.

  • Score a Turkey for IDFG!

    ARCHER - In hockey, three goals by a player during a game is called a hat trick. In bowling, when you throw three strikes in a row it's called a turkey.

  • Bluebird Nest Boxes Available

    To greet the early spring arrival of Idaho's state bird, the Mountain Bluebird, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) Clearwater Region is currently offering the public bluebird nest boxes for a small fee.

  • Wild Game Cooking Class Held in Salmon

    Things were really cooking in the Salmon Regional Fish and Game office over the weekend---literally! Twenty-eight participants joined wild game chef Vince Pernicano as he spent the day sharing his secrets for turning wild game meat into the finest of gourmet meals.

  • Chronic Wasting Disease Not Seen in Idaho

    Chronic wasting disease, a fatal brain disorder of deer and elk, has not been seen in Idaho.

  • Chronic Wasting Disease in Cervids

    By Mark L. Drew, D.V.M.,Wildlife Veterinarian

    Idaho Department of Fish and Game

    January 26, 2001

  • Bighorns Added to Jim Sage Herd

    A transplant completed February 1 south of Burley added 15 California bighorns to the Jim Sage Mountain herd. The bighorn sheep ewes were transported from Hart Mountain National Wildlife Refuge in south central Oregon.