Press Release

Press Releases

  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q. How many people are fishing for salmon?
  • Leave "Abandoned" Wildlife Alone

    With May and June being the peak time for Idaho's wildlife to have their young, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game offers this simple suggestion to well-intentioned people finding baby animals that appear to be abandoned: Leave them alone.
  • Free Fishing Day Saturday, June 9!

    IDAHO FALLS - Free Fishing day has been so successful that it has become an institution not just in Idaho, but nationwide! This year the event falls on Saturday, June 9th. Free fishing day is the one day of the year when no license is required to fish.
  • Some Southeast Region Waters Open for Salvage

    All the fish you can eat! Johnson, Chesterfield and Hawkins Reservoirs will be open for salvage beginning June 1, 2001. Open for salvage means there will be no bag, possession and size limits for anglers on these specific reservoirs.
  • Free Fishing Day in Southeast Idaho

    Saturday, June 9 is Free Fishing Day. No fishing license is needed to fish in any open season fishing water. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game invites anglers of all ages to take advantage of this day and go fishing!
  • Free Fishing Day Is June 9!

    Saturday, June 9 is Free Fishing Day throughout the Gem State, and the Idaho Department of Fish and Game invites all anglers, old and new, resident and nonresident alike, to fish anywhere in the state that day without a fishing license!
  • Last Chance For Bowhunter Education

    If you are a first-time bowhunter, you must take the state approved Bowhunter Education course before participating in any big game hunt identified as an archery hunt. Courses will be conducted in June and July in Twin Falls, Burley, Gooding, Hazelton and Hailey.
  • Commission to Consider More Salmon Seasons

    Contact: Bill Horton 334-3791
  • Hunt Applicant Wins $400

    Kent Howell of McCammon won the drawing for $400 awarded at random among early applicants in this year's big game controlled hunt drawing.
  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q. When will we know the results of the controlled hunt drawing?
  • Justus is Wildlife Officer of the Year

    Senior conservation officer Charlie Justus, Caldwell, has been selected Idaho's "Wildlife Officer of the Year" by Shikar Safari International.
  • June 9 is Free Fishing Day

    Saturday, June 9 is Free Fishing Day, and the Idaho Department of Fish and Game invites veteran and novice anglers of all ages, residents and nonresidents alike, to celebrate the day by fishing anywhere in Idaho without a license.
  • Modifications Made To Annual Closure For Trumpeter Swans At Sand Creek WMA

    St. Anthony - For the eighth year, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game will delay the fishing season opening and restrict human access to two ponds at the Sand Creek Wildlife Management Area to protect two pairs of nesting Trumpeter Swans.
  • Americorps To Help Spread The Word About Living In Bear Country

    IDAHO FALLS - They come from all across the nation, from Washington State to New York State, their goal is to help themselves while helping others.
  • Some Controlled Hunts Cut Back

    Meeting at Kelly Creek Ranger Station May 17, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission changed numbers of permits in four controlled hunts for elk.
  • Commission Sets Sandhill Crane Hunts

    Meeting at Kelly Creek Ranger Station May 17, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission set seasons for early Canada goose hunts and sandhill crane controlled hunts for 2001.
  • Fish for Free June 9

    Anyone who wants to go fishing June 9 can do it for free, no license required, and even find some help and equipment at certain places in each Fish and Game region.