Hunter ed/bow hunter combo course slated; North Fork district trail reopens; CVRA 4D events set July 17, Aug. 14; F&G board to Meet in Pocatello in July; Couples golf tourney to run July 18-19; Comments sought on proposed bear baiting rule changes
The Clearwater Management Council (CMC) is in need of volunteers to help with the annual Clearwater Cleanup Day. This year’s event will be held beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 18. Volunteers will scour the shoreline and islands for trash and other unsightly debris that takes away from the overall experience of floating the Clearwater River.
Bullheads rampant at Horsethief Reservoir; wardens to suspend fishing methods during July 18-Oct. 20 salvage
Horsethief Reservoir will open to public fish salvage starting Saturday, July 18, to continue through Tuesday, Oct. 20. The salvage, which suspends fish bag and possession limits, is the first step in rehabilitating the reservoir to remove undesirable fish species, namely brown bullheads.
With summer temperatures continuing to increase and natural food sources for bears becoming harder to find in some places, potential for human interactions with bears are on the rise.
The Knights of Columbus sixth annual Golf Tournament, “On a Swing and a Prayer,” was a success again this year. Dodging rain showers, 11 teams teed off at 9:15 a.m. last Saturday, July 11. The four-person best ball scramble tournament saw two teams tie at 25.
Marek’s the man
As the only Border Days bull rider with a qualified ride to his name, Grangeville's own Bo Marek cashed one heck of a check this year. His score of 77 points on the back of bilious bovine River Rock wound up being good for more than $2,200, and Marek earned every penny.
Golf, rodeo and Firecracker Fun Run results.
Chinook season goes on; Comments sought on proposed bear baiting rule changes; Couples golf tourney to run July 18-19; F&G board to Meet in Pocatello in July.
Marek leads bull riding, plus other unofficial results
As the only Border Days bull rider with a qualified ride to his name, Grangeville's own Bo Marek stands to cash one heck of a check this year. If his score holds up -- 77 points -- Marek will have earned every penny.
Starting with slack time at 10 a.m. July 3, more than 200 rodeo pros affiliated with the Idaho Cowboys Association, Pro-West and NPRA will be taking their turns at Border Days arena, vying for $12,300 in added money.
Two local tandems snapped off times that would have made the money in the pro team roping, but by a bit more than a second, the best buckle time belonged to Jake Lish and Jim Lish.
A Chapman format couples golf tournament to start at 9 a.m. both days this July 18-19 at Grangeville Country Club will feature a $500 hole in prize among other contests.
The 2015 Camas Prairie Basketball Camp will be held July 6-9 at the Prairie school gyms. The camp, for incoming third- through ninth-graders will run 5-8 p.m. each day. Cost is $60.
The South Fork Salmon River closed to chinook salmon fishing last week, but chinook salmon seasons continue on the Clearwater River upstream of the Orofino Bridge, South Fork Clearwater, Middle Fork Clearwater, Lochsa, Snake, upper Salmon, and Boise rivers.
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will meet July 29-30 at Fish and Game’s Southeast Regional office...