Winners in the second of two Idaho Super Hunt drawings have been picked.
Of the 24,213 entries, 5,628 were for two deer tags, 7,647 were for two elk tags, 1,739 were for two pronghorn tags, 6,989 were for one moose tag, and 2,210 entries were for one Super Hunt Combo, which includes a tag for each of the four species.
Super Hunt winners by species, number drawn and state were:
Didn't draw a tag in the first round? It's not too late to apply for the second controlled hunt drawing for over 3,300 unclaimed tags.
The application period for the second drawing for deer, elk, pronghorn and black bear controlled hunt tags runs from August 5 through August 15.
A list of available tags by hunt number is available on Fish and Game’s website under the “In the Spotlight” section at https://idfg.idaho.gov
Black's Creek Public Shooting Range (BCR) is extending its hours of operation to accommodate hunters eager to sight in their firearms for the fall hunting season.
Beginning Thursday, August 10 through the remainder of the month, BCR will be open from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm, Thursday through Monday. The range is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Please visit BCR, located just south of Boise at 2420 E Kuna-Mora Road, and enjoy an hour or a full day of shooting excitement at this safe, clean world-class facility.
Hunters who were unsuccessful in the first drawing for big game controlled hunts in June have more chances with a second controlled hunt drawing and Super Hunts.
Over 3300 deer, elk, pronghorn and black bear controlled hunt tags will be available for hunters in the second controlled hunt drawing.
Hunters can apply for these tags during the second controlled hunt drawing from August 5 through August 15. Results of the drawing will be available around August 23. The available tags are listed below by species.
Fish and Game sold out nonresident deer tags last year for the first time since 2008, and officials expect both nonresident deer and elk tags to sell out this year.
Big game hunters who were successful in drawing controlled hunt tags for deer, elk, pronghorn, and black bear have until midnight MDT, Tuesday, August 1 to buy their tags.
Applicants can find out if they drew a tag by checking the controlled hunt drawing results on the Idaho Fish and Game web site at http://idfg.idaho.gov/CH.
Postcards will be mailed to successful applicants by July 10. It is the responsibility of hunters to determine whether they were drawn. Unsuccessful applicants will not be notified.
Thursday, August 10 is the last day to enter this year's Super Hunt drawing and a chance at winning the hunt of a lifetime.
Tags for two elk, two deer, two pronghorn hunts and one moose hunt will be drawn, as well as a "Super Hunt Combo" that will entitle the winner to hunt for all four species - elk, deer, pronghorn and moose.
One common call we receive at Idaho Department of Fish and Game is about dead wildlife. Several times per week, we receive reports of dead deer, foxes, elk, or even bears. Often, the caller requests that IDFG staff come out to move or remove the carcass. Sometimes, people become frustrated when the carcass is not removed immediately.
The local Idaho Fish and Game office takes one or more calls every week about injured or distressed wildlife. Examples include an orphaned calf elk, a deer stuck in a soccer net, and a deer with an arrow sticking out of its neck. Each situation is different, and our response to each animal takes those differences into account. Here are a few Frequently Asked Questions we often get about wounded or orphaned wildlife:
Question: What will Fish and Game do if I call to report an injured animal?