Press Release

Press Releases

  • Limits Eliminated on Five Magic Valley Waters

    The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has eliminated bag, possession and size limits for fish on five fishing waters in the Magic Valley Region.
  • No Spring Chinook Season for Upper Salmon River

    With the expectation of excellent chinook returns to Idaho this spring, anglers may be wondering why the upper Salmon River will have no season on the big fish.
  • Predator Study Will Help Elk Management

    The elk population in the Upper Clearwater Basin has declined dramatically over the last decade and the Idaho Department of Fish and Game has begun a study to determine if predators are a major part of the problem.
  • Early Goose, Sandhill Seasons Recommended

    Seasons for early goose and sandhill crane hunts will be changed slightly from last year if Idaho Fish and Game Commissioners accept department recommendations. The Commission will meet May 17 at Kelly Creek in north Idaho.
  • Commission to Meet at Kelly Creek May 16, 17

    The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will meet at Kelly Creek Ranger Station near Orofino at 8 a.m. Pacific Time on Thursday, May 17. A public hearing will be held at the same location at 7 p.m. May 16.
  • Ask Fish and Game

    Ask Fish and Game Q. I heard there is a cap on Boise River Zone elk tags. Why?
  • IDFG Seeking Comments For Early Goose Season

    Individuals who would like to provide input into development of this season's early goose hunting rules are encouraged to attend an open house meeting to be held on Friday, May 11 from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M., at the Idaho Department of Fish and Game office, 1540 Warner Ave. in Lewiston.
  • Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day

    Learn about the fascinating world of Neotropical migratory birds by attending the International Migratory Bird Day Celebration to be held Saturday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Moscow City Hall Community Center, 206 E. 3rd Street in Moscow.
  • Predator Study Will Help Elk Management

    The elk population in the Upper Clearwater Basin has declined dramatically over the last decade and the Idaho Department of Fish and Game has begun a study to determine if predators are a major part of the problem.
  • Fish Limits Removed From Little Camas, Magic, Fish Creek And Thorn Creek Reservoirs

    The limits on fish have been removed from several reservoirs in the Magic Region by special order from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
  • IDFG Seeks Comments On Proposed 2001 Sandhill Crane Hunts

    IDAHO FALLS - While controlled sandhill crane hunts are no longer a new thing to Eastern Idaho, IDFG has a number of new ideas that they would like public comment on regarding crane management.
  • Youth Hunting Clinic - May 12

    Area youth interested in learning hunting and outdoor skills are invited to attend the 9th annual Youth Hunting Clinic, sponsored by the Troy-Deary Gun Club. The clinic will be held Saturday, May 12, and is open to any youth ages 11-17.
  • IDFG To Capture Elk Calves As Part Of Research Study

    As part of a long-term investigation, Idaho Department of Fish and Game biologists plan to capture and radio-collar approximately 30 elk calves on each of two north central Idaho study areas during late May and early June.
  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q. I am ready for this salmon season! Is it true I can keep more fish?
  • Salmon Season Starts Slow, Counts Look Good

    Chinook fishing started slow on the first two weekends of the 2001 season, but counts at Lower Granite Dam, the last barrier to salmon entering Idaho rivers, indicate good times for anglers on the way.
  • Governor Kempthorne Welcomes Salmon Back

    Governor Dirk Kempthorne will try his hand at catching one of Idaho's big chinook salmon this Friday on the Clearwater River near Orofino.
  • Error in Controlled Hunt List

    The 2001 rules brochure for deer, elk and antelope has an error in one of the controlled hunt listings. Hunt 1008, a November antlered-only deer hunt, is shown as being in Game Management Unit 19. It should be corrected to indicate Unit 19A.
  • Radio Auction Raises Wildlife $$

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