Press Release

Press Releases

  • Commission Approves Rule Changes

    Meeting by conference call June 1, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission approved several rule changes which were proposed at its May meeting.

  • 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.

  • Sage Grouse Program Set June 21

    One of the West's favorite game birds, now considered by some as a candidate for the endangered species list, will be the subject of a presentation in Boise this month.

  • Salmon Fishing Exceptional

    Anglers who have been waiting for good salmon fishing may want to pack a lunch and a rod right now.

  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q. I'm a resident. When can I get my Middle Fork elk tag?

  • Free Fishing Day is June 10th

    Saturday, June 10 is Free Fishing Day. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) invites veteran and novice anglers of all ages (residents and nonresidents alike) to celebrate the day by fishing any public waters in Idaho without a license.

  • Idaho Teachers Take Presidential Awards

    Two Idaho teachers who are active in the Project WILD educational programs administered by Fish and Game will receive national awards in June.

  • Trophy Hunt Notices to be Sent

    Hunters who applied for moose, mountain goat, and bighorn sheep hunts will know soon whether they were picked in the draw.

  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q. Why can you take 10 brook trout, but only 6 trout?

  • June 10 is Free Fishing Day

    Saturday, June 10 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.

  • Free Fishing Day June 10

    Idaho anglers, resident and nonresident alike, can fish on June 10 without paying for a fishing license.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.