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Idaho Fish and Game Press Releases

328 Press Releases
  • 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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  • Published on November 6, 2020 - 21:14 GMT

    Hitting the hard deck at Henrys Lake

    Henrys Lake has been good to anglers this year and catch rates underneath the ice are continuing that trend into the colder months. Sub-zero temperatures near the end of October prompted a few brazen ice anglers to venture out onto the newly frozen lake …

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  • Published on November 5, 2020 - 22:42 GMT

    F&G seeking information about bull elk shot and left to waste in Unit 66

    A branch antlered bull elk was shot and left to waste sometime between Oct. 15 and Oct. 21 in Unit 66 near Flag Knoll. Fish and Game Conservation Officers are looking for any information the public may have about the incident. Three elk carcasses in  total …

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  • Published on November 5, 2020 - 22:41 GMT

    Walleye monitoring on Ririe Reservoir

    Since the discovery of illegally introduced Walleye to Ririe Reservoir in 2008, annual monitoring of Walleye populations were implemented to determine their status and impacts on the existing fishery. Fall Walleye Index Netting (FWIN) conducted by …

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  • Published on November 5, 2020 - 16:44 GMT

    New F&G licensing system makes it easier to fill out mandatory hunter reports

    Idaho Fish and Game needs help from all big game hunters, and all they must do is fill out their mandatory hunter reports regardless of whether they harvested, or even if they bought a tag, but didn't hunt. It only takes a few minutes, and you can do …

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  • Published on November 4, 2020 - 21:29 GMT

    Two elk found shot and left to waste in Blaine County

    The public’s help is sought in the killing of two cow elk north of Carey, Idaho in the area of Road Canyon. Fish and Game officers received a report of two cow elk, one fully intact and the other partially processed that had been left to rot up Road Canyon …

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  • Published on November 4, 2020 - 19:07 GMT

    Trail to Jimmy Smith Lake recently improved

    Thanks to Thompson Creek Mine, the trail to Jimmy Smith Lake now provides safe access to the popular fishing destination and surrounding area. Two mine employees recently used a mini-excavator to widen and remove rocks from the trail starting at the …

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