Press Release

Press Releases

  • TV Show Wins Awards

    The Idaho Department of Fish and Game, along with KTVB, was honored with two 1999 Idaho Press Club awards.

  • Salmon Fishing Rule Pamphlet Corrected

    In the rules pamphlet for the current salmon fishing season, one stretch of river was left out.

  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q. Can my kid apply for a controlled hunt even though she will not be 12 years old until after the application deadline?

  • Radio Auction Best Since 1992

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

  • Aren't All Chinook Endangered?

    How can we fish for chinook salmon this spring when Idaho salmon are listed under the federal Endangered Species Act?

  • Commission Approves Upland, Furbearer Rules

    Meeting at the Andrus Wildlife Management Area May 4, the Idaho Fish and Game commission approved seasons and rules for upland game, game birds and furbearers for 2000 and 2001.

  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q. I caught a trout that had a jaw tag. What do you want me to do with it?

  • Little Salmon River Season Set for May 12

    The season for hatchery spring chinook salmon on the Little Salmon River will open Friday, May 12, as proposed by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Late last week the National Marine Fisheries Service agreed that the season did not pose a threat to wild salmon in the river.

  • Salmon Outlook Even Better

    The outlook for salmon fishing in Idaho is even better than it was when a season was approved last week.

  • Go Fishing, Catch Cash

    Idaho trout anglers can catch cash prizes while enjoying their sport and, at the same time, help Fish and Game researchers improve the hatchery program.

  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q. Why do I have to give my Social Security number when I just want to buy a hunting or fishing license?

  • Commission Approves Salmon Season

    Meeting by telephone conference call April 28, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission unanimously approved a staff recommendation for a season on the hatchery segment of the spring chinook salmon run. There are an estimated 10,000 chinook which are excess to the needs of the hatchery program.

  • Nonresident Salmon License Changes May 1

    As part of the new Fish and Game license legislation that goes into effect May 1, nonresident salmon and steelhead anglers will see two changes to current law.

  • Radio Auction Set May 9

    Horseback riding in the Sawtooth Mountains, fishing for sturgeon in Hells Canyon, flying into the Middle Fork of the Salmon to stay at a wilderness ranch are among the trips to be sold at auction on the radio May 9 beginning at 6 p.m.

  • Controlled Fires Can Help Wildlife

    Controlled, relatively cool-burning fires can reinvigorate wildlife habitat on forest lands.

  • Hunters Help Craft 2000 Big Game Seasons

    By Evin Oneale, Regional Conservation Educator, Southwest Region.

  • Ask Fish and Game

    Q: When are the new fee increases going into effect? I keep hearing May 1 but most new laws go into effect in July.

  • Horsethief Reservoir Slowly Refilling

    If your weekend fishing plans include Horsethief Reservoir, don't expect to use the boat ramps. The popular fishing hole is refilling much more slowly than anticipated following last year's yellow perch eradication.