• Yellowstone elk

    June 5 is last day to apply for big game controlled hunts

    Hunters have until midnight Monday, June 5 to apply for this fall's deer, elk, pronghorn, black bear and turkey controlled hunts.

    Apply now

  • new super hunt

    First Super Hunt drawing deadline is May 31

    Hunters hoping to enter Idaho’s first Super Hunt drawing have through May 31 to apply.

    With every entry in Fish and Game's Super Hunt drawings, hunters get a chance at winning the hunt of a lifetime, and their entry fee helps support hunter and angler access to and across private lands.

    The first drawing will be for eight elk, eight deer, and eight pronghorn, and one moose hunt. One Super Hunt Combo entry also will be drawn that will entitle the winner to hunt for all four species - elk, deer, pronghorn and moose. Winners will be notified by June 10.

  • Yellowstone elk

    Big game controlled hunt application period begins

    The application period for this fall's deer, elk, pronghorn, fall black bear and fall turkey controlled hunts begins May 1 and runs through June 5.

    Apply now

  • Idaho hunter has incredible Super Hunt streak

    “I’ve always had my name in the hat,” he said. “You can’t win if you don’t play, just like the saying goes.” 

  • Yellowstone elk

    Big game rules available

    The Idaho big game hunting brochure for 2017 and 2018 seasons is available now.

    View Big Game Rules

    The printed brochure, which contains seasons and rules for deer, elk, pronghorn, black bear, mountain lion and gray wolf, is now available at license vendors, Fish and Game offices and online. 

  • new super hunt
  • Pronghorn antelope

    Payette Pronghorn Staying Put for Now

    A herd of approximately 180 pronghorn left Oregon in mid-January, crossing the then-frozen Snake River to the Idaho side, where they're living in close proximity to homes. 

  • Conservation Officers Seeking Help In Finding Poachers Responsible For Killing 28 Pronghorns Near Monteview

    Conservation Officers Seeking Help In Finding Poachers Responsible For Killing 28 Pronghorns Near Monteview

    IDAHO FALLS - Conservation Officers with the Idaho Department of Fish & Game (IDFG) are seeking assistance from the public in apprehending the person or persons responsible for the killing of at least 28 pronghorns in the Monteview area during the last week of January and beginning of February, 2017.

  • winter feeding_truck with hay

    Idaho Fish and Game Authorizes Additional Winter Feeding Sites in Southeast Idaho

    The Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) with input from the Southeast Idaho Winter Feeding Advisory Committee (WFAC) has selected an additional 27 sites for baiting/feeding efforts in multiple counties in southeast Idaho.   The total number of feed sites is now 89 (71 for deer, 16 for elk, and 2 for pronghorn).  Over 100 volunteers are lending assistance to date.

  • Doe and fawn in heavy winter snow

    Keep your distance from wintering big game

    Winter provides great opportunities to view Idaho wildlife, but it is very important to enjoy the view from a distance.  Winter can be very stressful for wildlife, especially in winters like this when snow is deep or crusted.


Antilocapra americana

IDAPA Classification: Big Game
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