The fishing season is the first greenlighted by state officials since 1992.
Idaho Fish and Game Commission
With Idaho steelhead numbers floundering, wildlife officials give nod to keep fishing open on most rivers
Commission last month voted to suspend the steelhead fishing season because of a possible federal lawsuit by six conservation groups contending the state’s steelhead regulations harm federally protected wild steelhead. The portions of Idaho rivers that remain closed to anglers under the deal are areas where wild steelhead are known to congregate.
BOISE, Idaho — Idaho officials have started the process of opening a grizzly bear hunting season this fall that would allow the killing of one male grizzly. The Fish and Game Commission in a 7-0 vote directed the Department of Fish and Game to gather public comments on the possible hunt. The department will use those comments to draft a possible…
If the rule to allow baiting for hunting wolves goes into effect, Idaho would be the only state in the country to permit it.