Press Release

Press Releases

  • 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.

  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q. Is a treble hook legal when the rules say "single barbless hook?"

    A. Yes, as long as it has no barbs, or the barbs have been bent completely closed.

  • 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.

  • Controlled Hunt Application Deadline Near

    The last day for applying for this fall's big game and turkey controlled hunts comes Wednesday, May 31.

  • Salmon Harvest Online

    Anglers wanting a report on fishing conditions in the Clearwater or Little Salmon River chinook seasons can check it out on the Fish and Game website under "What's New."

  • TV Show Wins Awards

    The Idaho Department of Fish and Game, along with KTVB, was honored with two 1999 Idaho Press Club awards.

  • Salmon Fishing Rule Pamphlet Corrected

    In the rules pamphlet for the current salmon fishing season, one stretch of river was left out.

  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q. Can my kid apply for a controlled hunt even though she will not be 12 years old until after the application deadline?

  • Radio Auction Best Since 1992

    Idaho's wildlife habitat will receive a boost from one of the most successful radio auctions ever held with Fish and Game participation.

  • Aren't All Chinook Endangered?

    How can we fish for chinook salmon this spring when Idaho salmon are listed under the federal Endangered Species Act?

  • Commission Approves Upland, Furbearer Rules

    Meeting at the Andrus Wildlife Management Area May 4, the Idaho Fish and Game commission approved seasons and rules for upland game, game birds and furbearers for 2000 and 2001.

  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q. I caught a trout that had a jaw tag. What do you want me to do with it?

  • Little Salmon River Season Set for May 12

    The season for hatchery spring chinook salmon on the Little Salmon River will open Friday, May 12, as proposed by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Late last week the National Marine Fisheries Service agreed that the season did not pose a threat to wild salmon in the river.

  • Salmon Outlook Even Better

    The outlook for salmon fishing in Idaho is even better than it was when a season was approved last week.

  • Go Fishing, Catch Cash

    Idaho trout anglers can catch cash prizes while enjoying their sport and, at the same time, help Fish and Game researchers improve the hatchery program.

  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q. Why do I have to give my Social Security number when I just want to buy a hunting or fishing license?

  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q: When are the new fee increases going into effect? I keep hearing May 1 but most new laws go into effect in July.