Personnel from Idaho Fish and Game's Clearwater Hatchery will be releasing more than 22,250 catchable-sized 10-12 inch rainbow trout this month at locations including Long Gulch Pond near Riggins.
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will meet by conference call Tuesday, April 11 to set the 2017-2018 migratory game bird seasons.
Idaho's spring turkey and black bear general seasons open April 15 in much of the Clearwater Region, with turkey seasons running through May 25 and spring black bear seasons, closing dates vary.
On or about March 17, 2017, the upper (largest) hot spring pool at Jerry Johnson recreation site, located along Highway 12 on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests, was completely filled with silt and debris from heavy rains and high runoff.
Approximately 600,000 juvenile spring chinook died at the Kooskia National Fish Hatchery during the early morning hours of Friday, March 17, when power to the water recirculation system was lost.
Chinook fishing set; Football squad’s annual Boise State camp trip scheduled; RMEF local chapter sets April 22 banquet; Youth baseball sign-ups slated; Turkey Federation banquet coming up; Softball clinic slated; Grangeville places third in shoot-off.
COTTONWOOD – The City of Cottonwood heard about potential upgrades on the softball field at Wimer Field at its Monday, March 13 meeting.
What’s the catch? Improving fish runs
“This is quite a boost to this area,” noted Stan Hawkins, fisheries technician, Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently approved Idaho’s State Wildlife Action Plan, which renews the plan for about a decade and means the Idaho Department of Fish and Game will continue to get $550,000 in federal money.
Idaho Department of Fish and Game is seeking public comment on proposed changes to the upcoming migratory game bird seasons.
Sometimes it’s a distant cackling sound that’s your first sign snow geese are arriving, or it may be the tell-tale, V-shaped flocks high in the sky. Regardless, it means a feathered fireworks display is about to start at Fort Boise Wildlife Management Area near Parma.
Setting of big game and salmon seasons will be major items on the agenda when the Idaho Fish and Game Commission meets this week in Boise.
The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests are looking for volunteers who are enthusiastic about sharing the benefits of National Forest System lands with visitors. The forests have multiple job openings available across the forest for volunteer campground hosts.
Idaho Fish and Game Senior Conservation Officer Rob Brazie recently earned national recognition from the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) for his dedication in creating the next generation of hunters and sportsmen, as well as his accomplishments in upholding the state’s game laws.
If you missed your chance to provide comments on this year’s salmon season, you still have time.