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Idaho Fish and Game Press Releases

314 Press Releases
  • Published on November 19, 2020 - 21:06 GMT

    Farragut Range closed December 25 & 26

    The Farragut Public Shooting Range will be closed December 25 & 26 for the Christmas Holiday. During the winter, the range is open Friday, Saturday, Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Infrequently, the facility or a portion thereof is closed due to severe …

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  • Published on November 19, 2020 - 18:26 GMT

    Gaiser Equipment Shed

    ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed proposals will be received by the of Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game, Region 3 Office at 15950 N. Gate Blvd., Nampa, Idaho 83687 until 2:00 p.m., prevailing local time (MST), on December 10, 2020 for DFG Project No. 2020-124, …

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  • Published on November 18, 2020 - 05:56 GMT

    Spike elk shot and left to waste in Unit 64

    A spike bull elk was shot and left to waste on Nov. 15 or 16 just off of the Long Hollow Rd., 13 miles east of Rexburg in Unit 64. While a hunting season for cow elk in the unit was open, the hunting season for antlered elk in the unit ended Oct. 21. …

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  • Published on November 18, 2020 - 03:24 GMT

    F&G seeks information regarding the killing of a young grizzly in Fremont County

    A young male grizzly bear was found shot and killed near the Cold Springs Road in Fremont County recently. Weather events made it difficult to determine the timing of the incident but it is believed to have occurred around Nov. 8. Fish and Game is seeking …

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  • Published on November 16, 2020 - 22:50 GMT

    Nov. 16: Upper Salmon River Steelhead fishing report

    Steelhead angler effort on the upper Salmon River decreased during the past week. The majority of anglers were observed downstream of North Fork in location codes 14 and 15, and due to colder temperatures, anglers were most commonly encountered during the …

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  • Published on November 16, 2020 - 20:34 GMT

    F&G Commission meeting Nov. 19-20 in Lewiston

    Note: This press release has been updated to reflect changes to the Commission meeting consistent with the updated Stay Healthy Order issued Nov. 14. The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will meet in Lewiston on Nov. 19-20, with the public hearing starting …

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  • Published on November 16, 2020 - 18:12 GMT

    Fall Newsletter Available

    The fall edition of Idaho Naturalist News is available at this link. Enjoy and Happy Holidays!

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  • Published on November 13, 2020 - 22:34 GMT

    F&G license buyers encouraged to update their accounts before buying licenses/tags

    With Fish and Game's new license system, some customers' accounts may require assistance to allow them to buy licenses and tags. Customers are encouraged to check online and update their profile information prior to making a purchase. You may also …

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  • Published on November 13, 2020 - 17:42 GMT

    Steelhead to be Stocked in the Boise River

    The steelhead are coming. Approximately 250 steelhead will be stocked in the Boise River on the afternoon of Thursday, November 19. Trapped at Hells Canyon Dam on the Snake River, the fish will be released in equal numbers at five locations: Glenwood …

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  • Published on November 12, 2020 - 23:54 GMT

    Need a Few More Education Hours for 2020?

    By Sara Focht, Wildlife Educator Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 3:41 PM MST

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  • Published on November 12, 2020 - 21:20 GMT

    Understanding Idaho's Steelhead Fishery - U of I study update

    Written by Will Lubenau, University of Idaho Now that the snow has started to fly and the weather seems a little bit more like winter, the steelhead encounter rate and catch and release mortality study is wrapping up fall tagging at Lower Granite Dam. As …

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  • Published on November 12, 2020 - 21:20 GMT

    New Fishing Pond Set to Open in Emmett

    Fishing opportunities in Emmett are about to get a whole lot better. Saturday, November 14th marks the grand opening of Dick Knox Pond, located just south of the corner of West Sales Yard and Airport roads in Emmett. The pond’s nearly 50 acres of new …

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  • Published on November 11, 2020 - 02:01 GMT

    Put a turkey on your table this November

    There’s more than one way to put a turkey on your table for Thanksgiving. Rather than head to the grocery store, some hunters plan to get their birds during the hunting season for wild turkey already underway in Idaho. In units 8, 10A, 11, 11A, 13, 14, 15, …

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  • Published on November 10, 2020 - 17:58 GMT

    November check stations will help monitor for chronic wasting disease

    Idaho Fish and Game staff will be collecting samples from deer at hunter check stations across the Panhandle over two weekends in November as part of a statewide surveillance program for chronic wasting disease (CWD). Check stations will be operated …

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  • Published on November 10, 2020 - 16:01 GMT

    Nov. 9 Upper Salmon River Steelhead fishing report

    Steelhead anglers on the upper Salmon River continued to have success during the past week. The highest amount of angler effort was observed during the weekdays, downstream of Salmon, in river location codes 15 and 16. Angler effort between the Lemhi and …

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  • Published on November 10, 2020 - 00:01 GMT

    F&G Officer Rescues Mule Deer Buck from Deadly Entanglement

    On Friday, November 6th, Fish and Game conservation officer Zac Sedlmayr received a call from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office reporting a mule deer buck caught in some irrigation wheel line cabling. When he arrived on scene, he bulldogged the buck …

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  • Published on November 9, 2020 - 23:19 GMT

    Fish and Game stocks rainbow trout in Dunes Lake at Bruneau Dunes State Park

    Dunes Lake, located at Bruneau Dunes State Park has historically been a popular spring and summer fishery for largemouth bass and bluegill. Recent efforts to reestablish Dunes Lake as a destination fishery have resulted in a growing populations of juvenile …

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  • Published on November 9, 2020 - 21:58 GMT

    Wildlife Express: Mountain lions are one of Idaho’s top predators

    What do you call a large wild cat with a long tail? Some call them cougars, pumas, or panthers, but here in Idaho, most call them mountain lions.  Mountain lions are found all across Idaho in a wide range of habitats. In this month’s edition of Wildlife …

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  • Published on November 6, 2020 - 23:25 GMT

    Reported mountain lion attack on dog near Carey

    Fish and Game officials received a report from a southern Idaho family that their dog was attacked and taken by what was described as a mountain lion. The reported attack occurred on Thursday evening, November 5, 2020 approximately 17 miles east of Carey, …

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  • Published on November 6, 2020 - 23:25 GMT

    Idaho Fish and Game’s Project WILD goes virtual with WILD About Turkeys workshop

    Idaho Fish and Game’s Project WILD workshops have traditionally been a great way for educators to discover fun and exciting ways to teach wildlife conservation and ecological concepts in a classroom. With many learning and training opportunities shifting …

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