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Odocoileus

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  • herd of mule deer eating alfalfa in snow during Winter feeding

    Southwest Winter Feeding Advisory Committee will meet Dec. 2

    November 17, 2022 - 3:45 PM MST

    Members of the Southwest Winter Feeding Advisory Committee will meet to assist Fish and Game with the assessment of winter conditions and make recommendations about winter feeding based on local conditions.

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    VIDEO: how to preserve evidence of sex and species on a big game animal

    October 6, 2022 - 5:05 PM MDT

    Fish and Game staff has produced a helpful video so hunters can ensure they meet the requirements for evidence of sex and species when they harvest a big game animal and are quartering the animal in the field. 

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    Welcome to Idaho Fish and Game’s 'State of Deer and Elk'

    October 5, 2022 - 4:16 PM MDT

    The State of Deer and Elk is an opportunity for hunters to learn how biologists gather data about these important and iconic animals and use that information to manage healthy, sustainable populations that provide excellent hunting opportunity. 

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    Topo and aerial image of a Large Tracts parcel

    Interactive maps for Large Tract properties can now be found on the IDFG webpage

    September 6, 2022 - 9:45 AM MDT

    As the fall hunting season approaches, hunters are encouraged to be aware of road restrictions.  Know where you can go before you head out in the field this season. 

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    Feeding backyard deer and elk does more harm than good

    January 24, 2022 - 10:24 AM MST

    Regardless of how cute and fuzzy those deer and elk look this time of year, please remember: They’re built for this environment. They do not need a tray of feed laid out in the backyard in order to survive the winter. They’ve done it for thousands of winters before, and they’ll do it again this winter.

  • herd of mule deer eating alfalfa in snow during Winter feeding

    Southwest Winter Feeding Advisory Committee will meet Jan. 18

    January 14, 2022 - 11:10 AM MST

    Members of the Southwest Winter Feeding Advisory Committee will meet to assist Fish and Game with the assessment of winter conditions and make recommendations about winter feeding based on local conditions.