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.”
A black bear weighing 600-plus pounds could not have mistaken a Cottonwood-area photographer’s intentions on Oct. 21, but it turns out Renee Duman has as good an eye with her rifle as she has with her portraiture rig.
It is an agonizing ordeal when one loses a game animal. It is absolutely one of the worst feelings a conscientious hunter can endure. In order to prevent this type of occurrence Edd and Leanne Woslum in cooperation with the Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game, have trained blood tracking dogs. The sole purpose in life for these dedicated hard-working animals — other than running and playing — is to seek and track a hunter’s wounded game animal on demand.
Hunters have informational tools to choose from this hunting season, including the 2014 Clearwater Forest Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM), Clearwater Motorized Travel Guide, and the availability to download vehicle use and visitor maps on a new app.
Dillon Alder, 17, a junior at Grangeville High School this fall, shot his first elk last Sunday, Oct. 11, near Elk City.
Deer hunters are gearing up for opening day across Idaho, as numbers are up and opportunity is high.