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Here’s your chance to be the Grand Poobah of Fish and Game

Think you can manage elk? How about wolves? Think you can make hunting, fishing and trapping better in Idaho. Think you have all the answers, or at least better ones? Here’s you chance if you live in Southwest or Southeast

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Otter signs wolf control board bill as feds are silent

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter signed a bill Thursday that establishes an Idaho Wolf Depredation Control Board. The amended bill places the new board within the governor’s office to fund wolf management with $400,000 from general tax dollars, and additional funds

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Proposed big game rules available here

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Photo by Roger Phillips Idaho Fish and Game is proposing changes to Unit 39 (the Boise River area) big game hunting by converting some archery hunts to youth hunts in a portion of the unit. That proposal and all others

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Idaho House passes wolf control board bill by big margin

A bill that would create an Idaho Wolf Control Board was approved by the Idaho House Friday morning. The bill, which was drafted by hunter and livestock stock groups, passed 49-16 with five abstentions. The bill has the support of

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F&G commission sets big game rules for 2013

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission Tuesday, March 19, adopted 2013 seasons for deer, elk, pronghorn, black bear, mountain lion and gray wolf, as proposed by Fish and Game biologists. The new seasons include an increase in elk controlled hunt

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