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Idaho Department Of Fish And Game

Grad student spies on fishermen for accurate info

Graduate students, especially those studying fish, don’t often get the chance to go undercover or participate in stakeouts.

June 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Montana, Idaho trappers catching more than just wolves

Montana, Idaho trappers catching more than just wolves

HAMILTON — In the first year that wolf trapping was allowed in Idaho, trappers captured a total of 123 wolves.

March 03, 2013 8:18 pmLoading…

Idaho looks to hike pressure on wolves

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is considering two unusual measures to increase pressure on wolves.

January 11, 2013 12:14 pmLoading…

Idaho hunters kill fewer wolves so far this season

LEWISTON, Idaho — Idaho Department of Fish and Game officials say hunters have killed 116 wolves this hunting season through Dec. 15, about the halfway point of the 2012-2013 wolf hunting season.

December 22, 2012 6:01 pmLoading…

Clipboard hitting rotor caused Idaho copter crash

BOISE, Idaho — A 2010 helicopter crash in a small Idaho town that killed two state wildlife biologists and the pilot was caused when an aluminum clipboard belonging to one of the biologists somehow fell out of the aircraft and hit the tail rotor, the National Transportation Safety Board said.

April 07, 2012 8:30 pmLoading…

Idaho guided hunting issue still smolders

In 1988, Idaho officials wrestled with a simple question: Should the state allow guided hunting for waterfowl and turkeys?

January 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Trout-killing program slowed by poor conditions

Tough fishing conditions have put a damper on the Idaho Department of Fish and Game’s efforts to kill rainbow trout in the South Fork of the Snake River.

October 06, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Idaho wolf hunting rules don't include quotas

BOISE, Idaho - Idaho wildlife managers won't have quotas on wolves in much of the state for the upcoming hunting season as they seek to significantly reduce the population now estimated to number more than 1,000 animals in the state.

July 08, 2011 2:14 pmLoading…

Idaho to offer looser wolf hunt rules than Montana

BOISE, Idaho — Idaho wildlife managers will propose a wolf hunt without quotas in much of the state, but hunters so far have purchased only a fraction of the tags needed to kill the rangy predators, compared with the first hunt in 2009.

July 01, 2011 5:56 amLoading…
Plan to kill Northern Idaho wolves having little success

Plan to kill Northern Idaho wolves having little success

LEWISTON — A plan by state officials to kill up to 60 wolves in north-central Idaho to protect elk herds has had little success so far, after aerial gunners and now state officials and hunting outfitters report limited results.

June 25, 2011 5:30 pm Photos

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Idaho wolf hunting tags on sale once again

BOISE, Idaho — Hunters aiming to bag a gray wolf this year can once again buy a tag from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.

May 06, 2011 8:41 am Related Loading…

Idaho won't manage wolves under Endangered Species Act

BOISE, Idaho — After talks with the federal government over a public wolf hunt collapsed, Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter ordered Idaho wildlife managers Monday to relinquish their duty to arrest poachers or to even investigate when wolves are killed illegally.

October 18, 2010 4:29 pmLoading…

Actual wolf weights often skimpier than hunters estimate

Rumors of 150-pound wolves abound in the Idaho Panhandle, but most of the wolves taken by hunters are much smaller.

February 21, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

Idaho biologists recovering from crash

LEWISTON, Idaho — An official with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game says two biologists and a pilot injured in a helicopter crash in northern Idaho on Friday are being treated at a Missoula, Mont., hospital.

January 10, 2010 11:00 pmLoading…

Idaho warns hunters of pending hearing on wolves

BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is putting the warning out: Tuesday's wolf hunt doesn't have a green light just yet.

August 29, 2009 9:35 pmLoading…

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