Mountain Goat

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  • Bighorn Sheep / Photo by Gary Powers

    Moose, sheep and goat rules available soon

    Idaho's 2017 and 2018 moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat seasons and rules booklet arrived from the printer and should be available at Fish and Game offices and license vendors later this week.

    They are available online now at https://idfg.idaho.gov/hunt/rules.

  • Moose, southwest region, near McCall

    Here's a sneak peak at the new moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat rules

    Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Jan. 26 adopted new rules and seasons for moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat for the 2017-18 hunting seasons. 

  • Snow Peak

    Snow Peak WMA Trail Work Proposed

    Snow Peak Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is a great place for backcountry hunting and angling, but it’s gotten pretty difficult to travel the trails.  Over the past decade, many of the trails have become inaccessible due to downed trees and overgrown brush.  Several severe windstorms in recent years have increased the number of downed trees across the trails.  Although some trail improvements were accomplished last summer, there is a lot of work left to do.  Current conditions make it difficult for people to access Snow Peak for horseback riding, fishing, big game hunting, huckleberry picki

  • Public meeting for moose, sheep, and mountain goat season proposals (Lewison)

    Idaho Fish and Game wants to hear from hunters on proposed changes to moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat seasons for 2017 and 2018.

    Fish and Game will host open houses where those interested can visit with local wildlife biologists about the proposals and provided their comments. 

  • IDFG Scoping For 2017-2018 Moose, Goat And Sheep Hunting Seasons

    IDAHO FALLS – The Idaho Department of Fish & Game (IDFG) is in the process of scoping the public as they undertake setting seasons for trophy species (moose, mountain goat, and bighorn sheep) for 2017- 2018.  The public will have the opportunity to discuss with biologists their season suggestions at an open house scheduled for Monday, December 19th from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

  • Upper Snake Scoping For 2017-2018 Moose, Goat And Sheep Hunting Seasons

    IDAHO FALLS – The Idaho Department of Fish & Game (IDFG) is in the process of scoping the public as they undertake setting seasons for trophy species (moose, mountain goat, and bighorn sheep) for 2017- 2018.  The public will have the opportunity to discuss with biologists their season suggestions at an open house scheduled for Monday, December 19th from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Upper Snake Region Office, 4279 Commerce Circle, in Idaho Falls.

  • Bull moose in yellow grass

    Hunter comments wanted for moose, sheep, and mountain goat season proposals

    Idaho Fish and Game wants to hear from hunters on proposed changes to moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat seasons for 2017 and 2018.

    Fish and Game will host open houses where those interested can visit with local wildlife biologists about the proposals and provided their comments. 

  • Public meeting for moose, sheep, and mountain goat season proposals (Challis)

    The Salmon region will be holding two open houses o discuss the proposed seasons for moose, bighorn sheep, and mountain goat for 2017-2018.

    Salmon - December 19, 4:00-7:00 p.m., Salmon Regional Office, 99 Hwy 93 North, 208-756-2271.
    Challis – December 20, 4:00-7:00 p.m., Challis Community Events Center Board Room.

    Learn more

  • Public meeting for moose, sheep, and mountain goat season proposals (Salmon)

    The Salmon region will be holding two open houses o discuss the proposed seasons for moose, bighorn sheep, and mountain goat for 2017-2018.

    Salmon - December 19, 4:00-7:00 p.m., Salmon Regional Office, 99 Hwy 93 North, 208-756-2271.
    Challis – December 20, 4:00-7:00 p.m., Challis Community Events Center Board Room.

    Learn more

Mountain Goat

Oreamnos americanus

IDAPA Classification: Big Game
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