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    Conservation Officers Seek Assistance Regarding Bull Elk Shot And Left to Waste Near Rexburg

    On Thursday, March 16, 2017, a bull elk was shot and left to waste on privately owned farm ground near White Owl Butte approximately 11 miles east of Rexburg in Madison County, ID.

  • Commission Decisions on Weiser and Sawtooth Elk Hunts

    On March 16, the IDFG commission set the 2017 & 2018 big game hunting seasons. Many hunters have called to ask about changes to the Weiser and Sawtooth elk zones. Those are summarized here:

    Weiser Zone

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    F&G will offer more elk hunting opportunities for 2017, but fewer mule deer tags

    Idaho Fish and Game commissioners on Thursday, March 17 set the hunting seasons for deer, elk, bear, pronghorn, mountain lion and wolf. The rules will be available online and in print in mid April. 

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    Sawtooth Zone elk tags will be sold to resident hunters July 12

    In recent years, the Sawtooth tags have sold out quickly and the rush to buy them overloaded computer servers and bogged down sales.

  • Southern Portion Of Egin-Hamer Closure Opens April 1st

    Southern Portion Of Egin-Hamer Closure Opens April 1st

     

  • Elk wait at near the feed line at Bullwhacker feed site near Ketchum.

    Southwest Winter Feeding Report - March 13, 2017

    History

    The Southwest Region has a long history of big game winter feeding efforts. The Winter Feeding Advisory Committee, made up of several citizen volunteers, continues to meet and review current winter conditions and evaluate needs to declare more winter feeding emergencies based on factors outlined in Fish and Game rule and policy as per IC36-123. Before this year, the last emergency winter feeding operation was conducted in the winter of 2007/2008.   Elk and deer were fed because of severe winter weather conditions in Garden Valley and the Lowman area.

  • Elk wait at near the feed line at Bullwhacker feed site near Ketchum.

    Southwest Winter Feeding Report - March 6, 2017

    History

    The Southwest Region has a long history of big game winter feeding efforts. The Winter Feeding Advisory Committee, made up of several citizen volunteers, continues to meet and review current winter conditions and evaluate needs to declare more winter feeding emergencies based on factors outlined in Fish and Game rule and policy as per IC36-123. Before this year, the last emergency winter feeding operation was conducted in the winter of 2007/2008.   Elk and deer were fed because of severe winter weather conditions in Garden Valley and the Lowman area.

  • Elk wait at near the feed line at Bullwhacker feed site near Ketchum.

    Southwest Winter Feeding Report - Feb. 27, 2017

    History

    The Southwest Region has a long history of big game winter feeding efforts. The Winter Feeding Advisory Committee, made up of several citizen volunteers, continues to meet and review current winter conditions and evaluate needs to declare more winter feeding emergencies based on factors outlined in Fish and Game rule and policy as per IC36-123. Before this year, the last emergency winter feeding operation was conducted in the winter of 2007/2008.   Elk and deer were fed because of severe winter weather conditions in Garden Valley and the Lowman area.

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    2017 Winter Feeding in Video

    Fish and Game staff pulled out their phones and cameras to capture the scope of winter feeding efforts around the state.

    These short videos give a glimpse of operations around the southern portion of the state from elk herds at Tex Creek in the Upper Snake Region to aerials over Southeast Idaho of animals gathered on feed sites. Biologists feed elk in the Magic Valley and lure deer and elk from roads and agricultural sites in Southwest Idaho.

Elk

Cervus canadensis

IDAPA Classification: Big Game
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