Look for game camera tips in Idaho Outdoors

coyotesCritter cams or wildlife cameras give you a  look into the world of animals.

It’s surprising how you can keep track of the movements of coyotes, rabbits, quail, bobcats – you name it.

My Oct. 24 Ask Zimo column in Idaho Outdoors in the Idaho Statesman HERE will give some tips on setting up a camera to capture wildlife shots.  Check them out.

Other recreation news:


Idaho Power’s wooden bridge below C.J. Strike Dam will be closed Monday, Oct. 28, at 7 a.m. until Friday, Nov. 1, at 5 p.m. for inspections and maintenance. The bridge will not be open at night.


The bridge is between Idaho Power’s North Park, and Scout and Locust Parks near the reservoir.


Backpacking an ultra light, durable, inflatable raft to a remote river or lake opens up a new way to explore the high country.

You can get tips from Mike Allen during his presentation on packrafting at 7 p.m. Oct. 30 at Boise’s REI story. He will include a few videos of a few trips in Idaho and nearby states, a demo of a packraft with gear, and a question and answer session.


Idaho PBS show, Outdoor Idaho, will air a program on bagging Idaho’s mountain peaks, at 8 p.m. Oct. 24 and again at 7 p.m. Oct. 27.

Producer Sauni Symonds and videographer Jay Krajic join four different groups on treks up Vienna Peak in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, Gilmore Peak in the Lemhi Mountain Range, He Devil in the Seven Devils Mountains, and Scotchman Peak in the Scotchman Peaks proposed wilderness in Idaho’s Panhandle.



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