Press Release

Press Releases

  • Trout Fishing

    Just when you thought it was safe to stow the fishing gear for the season, the trout at C. J. Strike Reservoir are on the bite.

  • Boating Tips from a Waterfowl Hunter

    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.

  • Special Supervised Depredation Goose Hunts Planned

    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.

  • Steelhead Go to Boise, Payette, Little Salmon

    Anglers have an even better chance to catch steelhead trucked Friday to the Boise, Payette and Little Salmon Rivers.

  • Turkey Proposals Go to Public

    Turkey hunters could see expanded hunting opportunities next year as turkey populations continue to expand in Idaho.

  • Commission Opposes Reintroduction of Grizzlies

    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.

  • Draft Fish Management Plan Approved

    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.

  • Commission Meets in Orofino

    The Fish and Game Commission will consider turkey hunting seasons when it meets in Orofino December 6-8.

  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q. Is it true some hunts were extended?

  • IDFG To Host Open House for Wild Turkey Seasons

    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.

  • November is the Time to Think About Turkeys, Of Course!

    IDAHO FALLS - It's November and images of turkeys are everywhere. It's no wonder that November is National Turkey Month.

  • In The Field

    Waterfowl Hunters: Know Your (Weight) Limits

  • Open House Set For Trophy Species

    The Magic Valley Region will propose a moose hunt in the Wood River Valley, game management units 48 and 49, at its upcoming open house meeting in Jerome later this month.

  • Fish & Game Searching For Tundra Swan Poachers

    ROBERTS - Market Lake Wildlife Management Area (WMA) near Roberts, Idaho, has always had an abundance of wildlife.

  • Closure Lifted in Unit 28

    Meeting by conference call November 8, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission voted to rescind the hunting season closure in game management unit 28 near Salmon. The order is effective Thursday, November 9.

  • 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.

  • Bribe Offer Fails

    A poacher's offer of half an elk did little to dissuade two hunters from turning in the culprit.

    The poacher, Robert Dechanne of Boise, was recently sentenced to the maximum penalty by Boise County Magistrate Patricia Young.

  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q. What license or permit do I need to fish for steelhead? I don't think my fishing rules book has the price right.