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Second tags selling for full price

Due to high demand for nonresident deer and elk tags, Fish and Game commissioners on July 27 decided to keep them at full price.

Fall chinook fishing season opens Aug. 18

Idaho Fish and Game Commission adopted a fall chinook salmon fishing season to open Aug. 18 on parts of the Snake, Clearwater and Salmon rivers.

Wolf trapping courses offered Sept. 8-9

Trappers are reminded that Idaho rules require trappers to successfully complete a Wolf Trapper Certification course before they can purchase wolf trapping tags.

Seniors can get “rain check” on lifetime federal land passes

In response to recent high demand, federal agencies, including the U.S. Forest Service, have implemented a rain check policy for issuing America the Beautiful Lifetime Senior Passes.

Last chance to enter Super Hunt Drawing is Aug. 10

Thursday, Aug. 10 is the last day to enter this year's Super Hunt drawing and a chance at winning the hunt of a lifetime. brief

Mandatory GHS volleyball meeting set for Aug. 9; Bulldog football camp set to run Aug. 8-9; GHS football parents, coaches to convene; Football refs sought; G’ville swim meet set; Kooskia Days softball game scheduled; JAKES Day scheduled; Wolverine survey results due this year.

Grangeville football squad’s trip to Boise a big hit


Grangeville’s annual football camp trip to Boise last month was “really, really good,” coach Jeff Adams said July 24. “Especially defensively.” “It’s always awesome,” Adams said. “This time we got some really good information. We had most of the squad go down.”


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Raspberry Festival 5K run set for Aug. 6

Registration is open for the 10K Fun Run and 5K Run/Walk that kicks off the day of family fun at Raspberry Festival on Aug. 6.

Two-day Clearwater Region hunting, fishing expo scheduled this August

Idaho Fish and Game is hosting the third annual two-day “Fish & Hunt Idaho Expo.” This event will be held Aug. 25, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Lewis-Clark Wildlife Club Shooting Range at 27007 Tom Beale Road near Lapwai, and Aug. 26, 8-4 p.m. at the Idaho Fish and Game regional office at 3316 16th Street in Lewiston.

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Forming Up

The wrestling gym at GHS was packed last week, when competitors from across the region came to Grangeville for a camp taught by instructors from the NCAA Division I level.

What to know about bull trout fishing

They’re big, they’re hard fighting, and they’re one of Idaho’s most overlooked trophy fishing opportunities, but many anglers are still confused whether they can target bull trout for catch-and-release fishing. The short answer is yes.

Women’s flycasting course set

Kelly Creek Flycasters and Idaho Fish and Game wil co-sponsor a women's fly fishing clinic that includes classroom sessions at the Fish and Game office on 16th Street, Lewiston, casting lessons at the Nez Perce County Fairgrounds on Burrell Ave, Lewiston, and a weekend fishing trip on the North Fork Clearwater River.

Volleyball officiating job opportunity offered

Anyone 18 years of age who is interested in becoming a volleyball official through the Idaho High School Activities Association in District II may plan on attending a rules clinic at 7 p.m. Monday, July 31, at Lewiston High School.

Wolf trapping courses offered

Trappers are reminded that Idaho rules require trappers to successfully complete a Wolf Trapper Certification course before they can purchase wolf trapping tags.