Press Release

Press Releases

  • IDFG Seeks Public Input on Proposed Big Game Regulations for Fall 2001 Seasons

    IDAHO FALLS - Sportsmen in the Upper Snake Region will have a chance in the next few weeks to comment on proposed changes on the upcoming 2001 Big Game Season framework. A series of open houses is planned in Idaho Falls on Feb. 20, Arco on Feb. 21, and Rexburg on Feb. 22.
  • Public Input Sought on 2001 Big Game Hunting Proposals

    Proposed changes in Owyhee County mule deer seasons and a cap on bull elk tags in the Boise River Zone are just two issues slated for discussion during a series of upcoming Fish and Game-hosted open houses.
  • 2001 Big Game Season Open Houses Set

    What is your definition of traditional archery equipment? Should it include only wooden arrows and longbows, or could it include recurves with metal arrows also? What is a traditional muzzleloader rifle?
  • Mountain Lion Season in Units 56 and 57 Closed

    A third female mountain lion has been taken from the combined hunt area of game management units 56 (Sublette) and 57 (Black Pine). This cat was harvested on Thursday, February 8, 2001.
  • Score a Turkey for IDFG!

    ARCHER - In hockey, three goals by a player during a game is called a hat trick. In bowling, when you throw three strikes in a row it's called a turkey.
  • Chronic Wasting Disease Not Seen in Idaho

    Chronic wasting disease, a fatal brain disorder of deer and elk, has not been seen in Idaho.
  • Chronic Wasting Disease in Cervids

    By Mark L. Drew, D.V.M.,Wildlife Veterinarian Idaho Department of Fish and Game January 26, 2001
  • Bighorns Added to Jim Sage Herd

    A transplant completed February 1 south of Burley added 15 California bighorns to the Jim Sage Mountain herd. The bighorn sheep ewes were transported from Hart Mountain National Wildlife Refuge in south central Oregon.
  • Poacher Nabbed in Cooperative Effort

    It took legwork by conservation officers in two states and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to track down and convict Randie "Buck" Cowdin of Brigham City, Utah for multiple wildlife violations in Idaho and Utah.
  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q. When do I apply for turkey hunts?
  • Feeding Deer Can Lead To Unexptected Problems

    Idaho Department of Fish and Game urges the public that feed deer near their homes, that their efforts may seem helpful, but may lead to unforeseen problems.
  • Bluebird Nest Boxes Available

    To greet the early spring arrival of Idaho's state bird, the Mountain Bluebird, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) Clearwater Region is currently offering the public bluebird nest boxes for a small fee.
  • Wild Game Cooking Class Held in Salmon

    Things were really cooking in the Salmon Regional Fish and Game office over the weekend---literally! Twenty-eight participants joined wild game chef Vince Pernicano as he spent the day sharing his secrets for turning wild game meat into the finest of gourmet meals.
  • February Hunter Education Course Offered

    The Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) is encouraging future hunters to get signed up now for the mandatory hunter education course.
  • Urban Goose Hunts Completed

    To reduce conflicts with the ever-increasing resident Canada goose population, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG), in cooperation with the U.S.
  • Turkey Controlled Hunt Applications Due February 15

    The deadline for submitting applications for spring wild turkey controlled hunts is rapidly approaching. February 15 is the last day to apply, so those of us who have put it off are running out of time.
  • Project Wild Workshop Offered

    The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has scheduled another "Project Wild" workshop for teachers and youth leaders. The workshop is scheduled for March 9-10 at Naples Elementary School. The workshop includes a Friday evening (4-9 p.m.) and Saturday (8a.m.-6p.m.).
  • Winter Wildlife Conditions

    In order to help keep the citizens of Idaho informed regarding the physical condition of their wildlife the Upper Snake Regional Office will be issuing reports throughout the winter. Reports reflect information gathered from IDFG field staff and contacts in local communities.