Washington State University researchers have found that it is counter-productive to kill wolves to keep them from preying on livestock. Shooting and trapping lead to more dead sheep and cattle the following year, not fewer.
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission has approved a plan to continue offering discounts on nonresident tags for large predators in some units. The discounts will apply to black bear, mountain lion and wolf tags.
Steve Munson, 61, retired from a life dedicated to fire management with the Forest Service. Now he runs — eight to 15 miles every other day, and 26.2 at least once a month.
Edd and Leanne Woslum of Yellow Wolf Ranch, near White Bird, donated a white tail hunt for the Wild Sheep Foundation’s auction in February.
Laura Fischer of Grangeville recently got her first deer while hunting with her father, Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game district conservation officer George Fischer.
Idaho rules require prospective wolf trappers to successfully complete a Wolf Trapper Certification course before they can purchase wolf trapping tags.
The historic, first time ever season for coho salmon in Idaho will end for the year Sunday, Nov. 16 in the Clearwater River basin.
Snowhaven Ski and Tubing Area’s annual ski swap has been scheduled for 9 a.m. Nov. 22 at the Grangeville High School cafeteria.
Weather for the fourth week of Cottonwood Gun Club’s six-week night shoot was clear and cool.
The Fish and Game Commission will hold a quarterly meeting in Post Falls on Nov. 12-13.
Large steelhead are now being caught on the Salmon River.
Someone illegally shot and wasted a deer in a subdivision east of town, putting residents at needless risk — and wildlife wardens are on the case. A deer was shot in the neck in the Golden Hills subdivision during opening week.
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Oct. 20 approved an historic fishery for the first time ever: a specific season for coho salmon is open in Idaho.
On the Sunday morning of Opening Weekend 2014, Jackson Page, 10, went to his dad to ask for a chance to go after a deer he had seen weeks earlier and decided would be his come hunting season.
Poaching, always a problem this time of year, sometimes threatens homes. “We have been very, very busy,” IDFG conservation officer George Fischer said Monday, Oct. 27. “This deer was shot and left in a yard up Cow Creek.”