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  • Idaho officials seek fee hike for hunting, fishing
  • BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Officials with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game are once again preparing to push a plan to raise hunting and fishing fees. Director Virgil Moore announced earlier this week that his department has had to cut services because of a .
  • Jackson Hole News&Guide Newspaper
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  • 12/8/2016 7:09:21 AM
  • Fish and Game takes to the air
  • Each flight will cover a portion of the hunt unit being surveyed and flights are scheduled for many areas in Idaho. Flights in each hunt unit will take three to eight hours to complete, depending on weather conditions. Fish and Game staff will again take .
  • Bonners Ferry Herald
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  • 12/8/2016 5:57:46 AM
  • Fish and Game proposes fee increases, price lock
  • BOISE — Idaho Fish and Game officials plan to ask the Idaho Legislature to approve a price increase on resident licenses, tags and fees for 2018. The increases would range from $1 to $6, but the agency is also giving residents a chance to avoid paying ...
  • Idaho Press-Tribune
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  • 12/7/2016 8:17:57 PM
  • Idaho Fish and Game to try for fee hike once again
  • Officials with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game are once again preparing to push a plan to raise hunting and fishing fees despite facing years of resistance from state lawmakers. Director Virgil Moore announced earlier this week that his department ..
  • KTVB
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  • 12/7/2016 7:06:22 PM
  • Idaho Fish and Game to try for fee hike once again
  • Officials with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game are once again preparing to push a plan to raise hunting and fishing fees, despite previous resistance from state lawmakers who have refused to advance similar proposals. Director Virgil Moore announced
  • Idaho State Journal
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  • 12/7/2016 6:30:35 PM
  • Idaho Fish and Game aims again at fee hikes
  • FISHING-HUNTING -- Officials with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game are once again proposing a plan to raise hunting and fishing fees, despite previous resistance from state lawmakers who have refused to advance similar proposals. A feature of the ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 12/7/2016 2:27:12 PM
  • Idaho Fish and Game to try for fee hike once again
  • BOISE – Officials with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game are once again preparing to push a plan to raise hunting and fishing fees despite facing years of resistance from state lawmakers. Director Virgil Moore announced earlier this week that his ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 12/7/2016 10:30:58 AM
  • Steelhead Killed During Work on Clearwater River Dam
  • A report from the USFWS Idaho Fish Health Center Nov. 14 said most of the steelhead were decapitated or otherwise appeared to have died as a result of contact with the turbine unit, said the health center's account. A Nov. 16 news release from the Corps ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/7/2016 7:17:42 AM
  • Fish and Game seeks comments on moose, sheep, mountain goat seasons
  • JEROME — The Idaho Department of Fish and Game said it wants to hear from hunters on proposed changes to moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat seasons for 2017-18. Fish and Game will host open houses where the public can visit with local wildlife ...
  • Twin Falls Times-News
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  • 12/7/2016 6:27:35 AM
  • Fish and Game schedules flights to survey big game
  • BOISE — In early and mid-December, Idaho Department of Fish and Game employees will get a closer look at deer numbers using low-level helicopter surveys. "We want to give folks a heads-up regarding these operations," Deer and Elk Program Coordinator ...
  • Twin Falls Times-News
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  • 12/7/2016 5:23:10 AM
  • Fish and Game to propose Price Lock in 2017
  • Idaho’s hunters, anglers and trappers expect professional management of Idaho’s wildlife resources including our fisheries. As a sportsman, you know that scientific management is key to providing quality hunting and fishing for you and for future ...
  • Idaho State Journal
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  • 12/6/2016 1:16:48 PM
  • Tips for winter fly fishing in East Idaho
  • Snow may cover the ground and ice may cover the ponds and lakes, but the West’s bigger rivers are still open for fishing, including fly fishing. “Fish still got to eat,” said Danny Lane, a fishing guide for Three Rivers Ranch in Warm River.
  • Idaho State Journal
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  • 12/6/2016 12:41:00 PM
  • Fish and Game seeks public comment on trophy species proposals
  • POCATELLO - The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is seeking public input on proposals to moose, bighorn sheep, and mountain goat seasons. Those proposals will be available for public review and comment online at https://idfg.idaho.gov/ by Dec. 9.
  • Idaho State Journal
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  • 12/5/2016 2:00:56 PM
  • Joe's Fishing Hole: Stay off fresh ice
  • If fishing the Bruneau expect to go in through Grasmere, Idaho. If fishing the Jarbidge, expect to go in through Rogerson, Idaho and through Murphy Hot Springs, Idaho.
  • Elko Daily Free Press
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  • 12/2/2016 4:56:17 PM
  • Hunting, fishing licenses, Super Hunt entry make great gifts
  • BOISE — Idaho Fish and Game recommends hunting and fishing licenses or Super Hunt entries as gifts this holiday season. New hunting and fishing licenses became available for purchase today, but they don’t become valid until Jan. 1. According to Idaho ...
  • Idaho Press-Tribune
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  • 12/1/2016 7:31:58 AM
  • Hunting and fishing licenses available online again in Idaho
  • Online sales of hunting and fishing licenses resumed Nov. 29 following a three-month shutdown due to a computer breach at the vendor that handles those sales, Idaho officials announced. Idaho Fish and Game officials said additional security features ...
  • Idaho Business Review
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  • 11/30/2016 11:46:41 PM
  • Alan Liere’s weekly fish and game report for Dec. 1
  • New Idaho hunting and fishing licenses become available for purchase today, though they don’t take effect until Jan. 1. The timing makes hunting or fishing licenses great Christmas gifts. Licenses are available at many vendors statewide including most ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 11/30/2016 4:37:11 PM
  • Ada County improves fish habitat along Boise River
  • The Boise River is a staple in the Treasure Valley. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game says every year there are roughly 30,000 individual trips and more than 100,000 hours of fishing on the Boise River. "It's a multi-million dollar fishery," regional .
  • KTVB
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  • 11/30/2016 12:52:18 AM
  • Idaho hunting and fishing licenses available online again
  • BOISE — Online sales of hunting and fishing licenses resumed Tuesday following a three-month shutdown due to a computer breach at the vendor that handles those sales, Idaho officials announced. Idaho Department of Fish and Game officials said additional ..
  • Twin Falls Times-News
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  • 11/29/2016 1:39:25 PM
  • Idaho Fish and Game restores online services after computer breach
  • People once again can buy Idaho hunting and fishing licenses and tags online, but they will have to establish a user name and password to get entrance into the system. The Mandatory Hunter Report is also available, and can be accessed without a user ...
  • Idaho State Journal
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  • 11/29/2016 12:13:31 PM
  • Fish & Game On-Line Sales Return
  • Online license sales were halted in August after a contractor's system was hacked. Now, people once again can buy Idaho hunting and fishing licenses and tags online, but they will have to establish a user name and password to get entrance into the system.
  • KPVI News 6
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  • 11/29/2016 11:16:15 AM
  • Idaho Fish & Game resumes online sales with additional security
  • Idaho Fish & Game has resumed online sales of hunting and fishing licenses and tags, after a months-long halt that followed the hacking of a vendor. Users now will have to establish a user name and password to use the system, as part of added security ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 11/29/2016 10:04:40 AM
  • Idaho Fish and Game online license sales back up
  • Hunters and fishers can return online to buy licenses and tags after Idaho Fish and Game took down the system after word its online vendor, Active Networks, had a data breach in August. Roger Phillips, a spokesperson for Idaho Fish and Game, said there's .
  • Local News 8
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  • 11/29/2016 8:24:27 AM
  • Fish and Game wants to know who left elk and deer to waste
  • The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is asking the public for information regarding the waste of several big game carcasses in early November. The first case involves a spike elk carcass, discovered near Arrowrock Reservoir’s Irish Creek boat ramp and ...
  • KIVI-TV
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  • 11/29/2016 2:33:42 AM
  • Hit Salmon, Boise rivers for steelhead (fishing report, Nov. 14)
  • His column appears three Tuesdays per month. Steelhead fishing on the upper Salmon River improved last week, according to Idaho Fish and Game harvest reports. Catch rates averaged from 10 to 26 hours per fish caught in the stretches upstream of the Middle
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 11/14/2016 11:41:12 AM
  • After Fish & Game hack, state of Idaho buying cybersecurity insurance
  • After this year’s major breach of state Fish and Game data held by a vendor, the state of Idaho has decided to purchase a $25 million cybersecurity insurance policy, the Legislative Council heard this morning. The policy, with an annual premium of ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 11/11/2016 9:43:04 AM
  • Watch for aerial spraying near Table Rock, Lucky Peak this month
  • Idaho Fish and Game has hired an aerial applicator to spray sections of the Boise River Wildlife Management Area to control invasive grasses. The flights by airplane and helicopter are expected to happen sometime this month, depending on weather conditions
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 11/10/2016 12:36:03 PM
  • Idaho Fish and Game Launch Aerial Attack on Carp
  • BRUNEAU, Idaho (KLIX) Idaho Fish and Game launched an attack from the air on ponds at Bruneau Dunes State Park to kill invasive carp in October. Idaho Fish and Game used a crop-duster to spray fish toxicant known as rotenone onto the ponds surface.
  • Newsradio 1310
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  • 11/10/2016 12:36:03 PM
  • Fish and Game decoy nabs road shooter
  • Three Idaho Department of Fish and Game officers in full camouflage — one with a video camera — hidden in blinds on the opposite slope. And two uniformed officers in the take-down truck, waiting nearby up Barr Gulch Road. This time, the cast had an ...
  • Twin Falls Times-News
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  • 11/10/2016 9:37:06 AM
  • Gallery: Fish and Game elk decoy operation
  • The Idaho Department of Fish and Game uses artificially simulated animals, or decoys, in areas where illegal or unethical hunter behavior has been reported. An operation Nov. 5 west of Ketchum resulted in a citation for a hunter who shot an elk decoy from
  • Twin Falls Times-News
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  • 11/10/2016 1:58:58 AM
  • Fish and Game Commission to meet in Lewiston
  • The public hearing will be 7 p.m. at Fish and Game’s Clearwater regional office, 3316 16th St.; people may address the commission on any topic related to Idaho Department of Fish and Game business. The commission meeting continues at 8 a.m. Nov. 17 at ...
  • Twin Falls Times-News
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  • 11/10/2016 1:23:10 AM
  • Alan Liere’s weekly fish and game report for Nov. 10
  • Most trout are holding in the deeper waters with some feeding on top in the afternoons. Fishing on Idaho’s Clearwater River has been good over the past week. The Reel Time Fishing crew has been averaging from six to 10 Steelhead boated per day with ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 11/9/2016 6:28:00 PM
  • I fell in love with streamer fishing the very first time I cast one.
  • This past week, I was fortunate enough to spend some time streamer fishing some gorgeous trout rivers in Wyoming and Idaho. Louis and I found that the first couple hours of the day during low light to provide exceptional streamer fishing. We caught our ...
  • ginkandgasoline.com
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  • 11/9/2016 10:06:55 AM
  • Foodie Empire: Pier 76 Fish Grill coming to Riverside Plaza
  • Lobster roll sliders, albacore poke, clam chowder in a sour dough bread bowl, hickory smoked fish tacos, kale salad and Idaho trout are headed for a new seafood restaurant next to The Habit in Riverside Plaza. Pier 76 Fish Grill is poised to open in the ..
  • The Press-Enterprise
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  • 11/9/2016 7:58:04 AM
  • Bruneau Dunes’ lower pond treated (fishing report, Nov. 7)
  • Getting there: Take Idaho 55 north to Cascade. For the latest lake conditions and fishing reports, call Tackle Tom’s at (208) 382-4367. Jordan Rodriguez has been fishing Idaho waters since he was a teen. Share your fish stories, adventures, tips and ...
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 11/7/2016 11:42:21 AM
  • NOAA Seeks Input on Snake River Salmon/Steelhead Plan
  • NOAA Fisheries divided the Snake River Basin into three parts based on state boundaries, developing individual recovery strategies and actions for each of three "management units" – one covering Idaho, and the others covering Southeast Washington and ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 11/7/2016 8:21:55 AM
  • Idaho Fish and Game Held Fourth Annual Family Outdoor Festival
  • The Idaho Fish and Game held there Fourth Annual Family Outdoor Festival in Lava Hot Springs today. The event catered to all ages with black powder shooting, archery, decoy set-up and a pheasant hunt. All of the events were free and helped kids of all ...
  • KPVI News 6
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  • 11/5/2016 10:43:17 PM
  • Idaho: Dry Bed Canal Open to Fish Salvage
  • Idaho Fish and Game issued a salvage order for the Dry Bed Canal on the South Fork Snake River on Wednesday, November 2. The salvage, which suspends fish bag, possession, and size limits only on the Dry Bed canal, is effective November 2 through November 3
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 11/4/2016 6:30:56 AM
  • Federal wildlife official from Boise pleads guilty to ethics violation
  • Barton, 67, worked for Idaho Department of Fish Game from January 1975 through July 2007 as its chief financial officer and assistant director, according to Idaho State Controller’s Office. He joined the federal wildlife agency in September 2007 ...
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 11/3/2016 1:52:57 AM
  • GO FISH: IDFG opens Dry Bed Canal to fish salvage
  • The following is a news release from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Idaho Fish and Game issued a salvage order for the Dry Bed Canal on the South Fork Snake River on Wednesday. The salvage, which suspends fish bag, possession, and size limits only
  • East Idaho News
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  • 11/3/2016 12:27:03 AM
  • Dry Bed Canal open to fish salvage
  • Idaho Fish and Game issued a salvage order for the Dry Bed Canal on the South Fork Snake River on Wednesday, Nov. 2. The salvage, which suspends fish bag, possession, and size limits only on the Dry Bed canal, is effective Nov. 2 through Nov. 30.
  • Standard Journal
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  • 11/2/2016 3:01:33 PM
  • Fish & Game upgrades elk feeding site
  • An elk feeding station in Warm Springs canyon near Ketchum has been upgraded and cleared of brush by Idaho Fish and Game staff in time for winter feeding of elk at the site. Due to very deep snow early last winter, and related circumstances ...
  • Idaho Mountain Express
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  • 11/2/2016 2:32:55 PM
  • Fish-killing chemical meant to rid Bruneau Dunes of carp
  • Fish would continue to die through the weekend, Doug Megargle, Idaho Department of Fish and Game’s regional fishery manager, said Friday. “We expect that the coyotes are going to find them pretty soon, and we’ll be cleaning up as well,” Bryce ...
  • Twin Falls Times-News
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  • 11/2/2016 8:27:50 AM
  • Dry bed fish salvage ordered
  • IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - The Idaho Fish and Game Department has issued a salvage order for the Dry Bed Canal on the South Fork of the Snake River. The salvage took effect Wednesday and will continue through November 30. The order suspends fish bag
  • Local News 8
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  • 11/2/2016 2:01:18 AM
  • Fish and Game Says Online Reporting Form Still Down
  • TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) – Hunters needing to file a report for deer, elk or pronghorn sheep will have to pick up the phone. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game says that its online hunter report form is still unavailable due to a data breach that ...
  • Newsradio 1310
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  • 10/31/2016 2:25:08 AM
  • Fall chinook fishing season closes on Clearwater, Salmon, Snake
  • No word yet on whether steelhead will be stocked in the Boise River. Getting there: Visit the Idaho Fish & Game website for a complete list of salmon and steelhead fish counts, season information, rules, and the latest harvest reports. C.J. Strike has ...
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 10/31/2016 1:13:33 AM
  • Letter: Corruption threatening Fish and Game
  • Wildlife is a public resource and management decisions regarding this resource belong to science and input from those who fund the Idaho Department of Fish and Game — sportsmen and women. The emails revealed by the Idaho Wildlife Federation clearly show ..
  • Twin Falls Times-News
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  • 10/30/2016 6:15:23 AM
  • Fish & Game officials available after hours
  • With Idaho’s hunting seasons in progress, the Idaho Fish and Game reminds people who spend time outdoors that there are several ways to contact a Fish and Game officer on weekends or after hours. Outside of regular business hours, contact the local ...
  • Bonner County Daily Bee
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  • 10/30/2016 4:56:39 AM
  • Fish and Game urges drivers to look out for game
  • IDAHO (KIFI/KIDK) - The number of auto collisions involving big game animals typically rises during fall and winter, so Idaho Fish and Game encourages motorists to slow down and be extra cautious. A cow elk was hit recently by a school bus on Highway 21 ..
  • Local News 8
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  • 10/29/2016 5:55:06 AM
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials seek input on wolverines
  • According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, wolverines are found in Washington, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Wyoming. The agency lists several Oregon counties where wolverines are known or believed to be, including Des­chutes and Jefferson counties.
  • The Bulletin
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  • 10/28/2016 2:03:03 PM
  • Today's Wildlife: Idaho Fish and Game's Annual Family Outdoor Festival
  • Are you looking for some outdoor fun for the whole family without having to travel very far or pack all your gear? Then look no further than the Fourth Annual Family Outdoor Festival scheduled for Saturday, November 5, at Smith’s Trout Haven in Lava ...
  • KPVI News 6
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  • 10/27/2016 7:37:41 AM
  • Pressure mounts on Lower Snake dams as fish runs sag
  • Then I’d release the fish, say goodbye and go back to work at 1 p.m.,” Pettit said. But on a February day in 1975, the young Idaho Fish and Game biologist rode a jet boat down the Snake River instead of fishing on his lunch break. The pool behind the ...
  • Columbia Basin Herald
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  • 10/27/2016 4:53:03 AM
  • Idaho Fish and Game seek help finding elk poachers
  • DRIGGS — Two poachers were seen dragging a mature bull elk Thursday morning, east of Felt. “The witness observed it from a ways off with a spotting scope,” said Senior Conservation Officer for Idaho Fish and Game Rob Howe. “It was being dragged ...
  • East Idaho News
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  • 10/23/2016 12:54:25 AM
  • Fishing Report: A week in Idaho, October 2016
  • If you’ve never fished in Idaho’s mountain country, I recommend adding it to your fly fishing bucket list. Having grown up in the potato state, I try to get back to fish Idaho’s waters at least once a year and I was fortunate enough to get a ...
  • oregonflyfishingblog.com
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  • 10/21/2016 11:58:20 PM
  • Weather or not to go steelhead fishing
  • Despite the fact that the weather forecasters were calling for the biggest windstorm to hit the Pacific Northwest since the great Columbus Day Storm of 1962, I packed up my gear and headed east for a couple days of steelhead fishing on Idaho’s Clearwater .
  • unaccomplishedangler.com
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  • 10/20/2016 5:32:58 PM
  • Bull moose shot and left to waste near Fish Creek Summit
  • Warning this story contains a graphic image of a wasted bull moose. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is seeking information about a bull moose that was shot and left to waste on private property just south of Fish Creek Summit near Lava Hot Springs.
  • Local News 8
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  • 10/20/2016 1:48:05 AM
  • Phillips: Fish and Game stocks sturgeon; now the wait begins
  • ROGER PHILLIPS Idaho Department of Fish and Game 1 hr ago 0 Idaho Department of Fish and Game crews releasing hundreds of 20-plus-inch fish into a river typically gets anglers excited about landing a big one, but things are different when it’s stocking ...
  • Twin Falls Times-News
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  • 10/19/2016 7:50:10 PM
  • Fish Stocking Takes Place in Magic Valley Waters
  • TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) – Consider this a gift before the snow flies: Several waters in the Magic Valley region have recently been stocked with trout. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game stocked five waters last week, and four additional waters are ...
  • Newsradio 1310
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  • 10/19/2016 3:43:48 AM
  • Fish Go Nuts Over New Feed Ingredient
  • Fish physiologist Rick Barrows, who recently retired from the ARS Small Grains and Potato Germplasm Research Unit in Aberdeen, Idaho, partnered with Adaptive Bio-Resources, LLC, principal owner John Hamilton to develop feed ingredients high enough in ...
  • Science Blog
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  • 10/17/2016 3:06:12 PM
  • It’s perch time at Lake Cascade (fishing report, Oct. 17)
  • Getting there: Take Idaho 55 north to Cascade. For the latest lake conditions and fishing reports, call Tackle Tom’s at (208) 382-4367. Snake, Salmon, Clearwater and Columbia Rivers (Chinook salmon, Steelhead) Fall Chinook season has picked up of late ...
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 10/17/2016 11:38:37 AM
  • Check rules for stays at state wildlife areas, fishing access sites
  • For example, Idaho Fish and Game's Craig Mountain Wildlife Management Area and at fishing access sites along the Clearwater and Salmon rivers have limits on how long a party can stay. The following is prohibited on Idaho Fish and Game lands statewide ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 10/17/2016 6:02:11 AM
  • Fly fishing camp for disabled veterans casts a week of relaxation
  • BELLEVUE, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) -- A group of disabled veterans and their spouses are enjoying a week of fly fishing in Idaho's Wood River Valley. Higher Ground Sun Valley is hosting seven couples during the military camp. Higher Ground uses sports and ...
  • KKTV
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  • 10/15/2016 5:28:45 AM
  • Fly fishing camp for disabled veterans casts a week of relaxation
  • BELLEVUE, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) -- A group of disabled veterans and their spouses are enjoying a week of fly fishing in Idaho's Wood River Valley. Higher Ground Sun Valley is hosting seven couples during the military camp. Higher Ground uses sports and ...
  • WIBW
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  • 10/15/2016 5:14:26 AM
  • The Longest Silence: A Life in Fishing
  • The essay turns into a bit of a rant with McGuane calling Idaho’s Department of Fish and Game to the carpet. And like metaphoric bad-dog, rubbing their nose in a big pile of silt they left in the river. World-Record Dinner – reads like a minor treatise ...
  • profishingrods.com
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  • 10/14/2016 2:41:08 PM
  • Idaho 2 Fly blends fly fishing, cancer support
  • When it comes to finding local cancer support groups designed specifically for men, you won’t find many. “Men by their nature are closed off and don’t naturally gravitate to talking about stuff like cancer. They are taught to be stoic — to tough it ...
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 10/14/2016 6:55:50 AM
  • Camping limits set on Fish and Game property
  • With the busy fall hunting and fishing seasons upon us, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game would like to remind the recreating public of camping restrictions on Fish and Game lands such as the Craig Mountain Wildlife Management Area and at fishing ...
  • Bonners Ferry Herald
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  • 10/13/2016 5:59:46 AM
  • Illegally stocked fish in a Boise Pond threaten entire ecosystem
  • Idaho Fish and Game says the Redwood Park Pond in Boise presented a clear and present danger. "We get very concerned it could get into the wild." says Joe Kozfkay with Idaho Fish and Game, "if this got into the river it could be very very bad." He's ...
  • KIVI-TV
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  • 10/13/2016 4:19:33 AM
  • Illegally stocked fish found in Boise area pond
  • A Boise area pond will be closed for roughly two weeks due to illegally stocked fish in the water. Idaho Fish and Game says rosy red shiner-- minnows found in the Midwest that are also popular aquarium trade fish have been discovered in Redwood Park Pond.
  • KBoi2
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  • 10/12/2016 4:45:12 PM
  • Fish and Game eradication effort closes west Boise's Redwood Park Pond
  • Treatment to remove an illegally-stocked invasive fish species will close Boise's Redwood Park Pond beginning Wednesday, according to the Idaho Fish and Game Department. The pond will be shut down for about two weeks. Fish and Game staff will treat the ...
  • KIVI-TV
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  • 10/12/2016 3:19:18 PM
  • Boise pond closed to remove invasive fish species
  • BOISE — Redwood Park Pond in Boise was closed Wednesday so Idaho Fish and Game officials could remove illegally stocked invasive fish. Fish and Game staff will treat the pond with a fish toxicant to eradicate rosy red shiner — a minnow species from the ...
  • Idaho Press-Tribune
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  • 10/12/2016 2:43:30 PM
  • Boise park pond closed while staff remove illegally stocked fish
  • Redwood Park Pond will be closed for about two weeks starting Wednesday as Idaho Department of Fish and Game staff treat the water to kill off the illegally placed fish, according to a Fish and Game press release. Staff are hoping to eradicate rosy red ...
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 10/12/2016 8:16:57 AM
  • Former S.E. Idaho resident to share 'fish stories' from South America
  • Though Idaho is a paradise for anglers, have you ever thought of fishing in another country? Here is a chance to hear some great “fish stories” from someone who spends time fishing in Patagonia! Former Southeast Idaho resident, Doug Colonel, is headed ...
  • Idaho State Journal
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  • 10/9/2016 11:58:15 PM
  • Fish and Game will take public comment on proposed grizzly rules
  • Idaho Fish and Game will host a public meeting to take comment on proposed grizzly bear rules at 7 p.m., Oct. 12 at the Washington Group main auditorium at 720 E. Park Blvd. in Boise. People who cannot attend the meeting can submit written comments to P.O
  • Standard Journal
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  • 10/6/2016 9:42:49 AM
  • IFG develops new way to control fish populations
  • Idaho Fish and Game researchers are studying whether using traditional hatchery technology in a nontraditional way can eliminate unwanted fish populations in the wild. Fish and Game researchers and hatchery staff are collaborating on a project using 50 ...
  • Bonners Ferry Herald
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  • 10/6/2016 5:53:45 AM
  • Best Fishing Spots In The United States
  • The Boise River in Idaho is one of the best spots in the country for this since the river is full of fish including Rainbow Trout, Bull Trout, Whitefish, and Sucker Fish. Bristol Bay, Alaska has numerous fishing retreats including King Salmon Lodge and ...
  • mantripping.com
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  • 10/5/2016 10:08:27 PM
  • Boise River should stay hot in October (fishing report, Oct. 3)
  • Getting there: Take Idaho 55 north to Cascade. For the latest lake conditions and fishing reports, call Tackle Tom’s at (208) 382-4367. Snake, Salmon and Clearwater rivers (Chinook Salmon, Steelhead) The best fishing should occur over the next couple ...
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 10/3/2016 11:48:04 AM
  • IFG develops way to control fish populations
  • Idaho Fish and Game researchers are studying whether using traditional hatchery technology in a nontraditional way can eliminate unwanted fish populations in the wild. Stocking YY-male hatchery fish into a body of water with an undesired fish population ..
  • Bonner County Daily Bee
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  • 10/2/2016 4:54:04 AM
  • Biologists to measure impact of Yellowstone River fish kill
  • The parasite that caused this outbreak isn't going to disappear. In the Snake River system in eastern Idaho, the parasite is believed to be the culprit for five years of fish kills, all popping up around the same time of year. Each year the kill has ...
  • Idaho State Journal
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  • 10/2/2016 3:13:51 AM
  • Biologists to measure impact of Yellowstone River fish kill
  • The parasite that caused this outbreak isn't going to disappear. In the Snake River system in eastern Idaho, the parasite is believed to be the culprit for five years of fish kills, all popping up around the same time of year. Each year the kill has ...
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 10/1/2016 6:42:38 AM
  • The colors of fish and Fall
  • Half of the Firehole Rangers made a quick trip to one of our favorite Idaho panhandle rivers recently. We’ve always fished this river in July, which is considered prime time, but never before this year have we fished it in late September. We were eager ...
  • unaccomplishedangler.com
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  • 9/29/2016 5:22:05 PM
  • 10 Idaho Lakes and Rivers Perfect for Fishing
  • Reach millions of talented, passionate individuals who hunger for adventure and the outdoors. It's easy to compose and share your trip reports, travel writing, and more!Start Writing Please respect the places you find on The Outbound. Always practice Leave
  • theoutbound.com
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  • 9/28/2016 5:37:35 PM
  • Idaho sturgeon catch-release fishing record set
  • FISHING -- A white sturgeon measuring 117 inches long has been confirmed as the Idaho state catch-and-release record. The fish was caught in the Snake River on Aug. 16. Four anglers are listed in making the catch: Kirk, Lawaine and Seamus Fairchild and ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 9/28/2016 1:05:34 PM
  • Idaho Fish and Game stocking rainbow trout in local ponds
  • NAMPA — Personnel from Idaho Fish and Game's Nampa hatchery will stock local ponds with catchable rainbow trout in October. The trout are being released in the ponds thanks to cooler weather and water temperatures. The number of fish released is subject ..
  • Idaho Press-Tribune
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  • 9/28/2016 1:05:34 PM
  • Idaho man dies after falling from bridge while fishing
  • IDAHO FALLS -- An Idaho man his died after falling from a bridge while fishing. The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office told the Post Register that 57-year-old Dee Hayes of Tetonia died Monday after apparently slipping and falling head-first from the 7-foot
  • KTVB
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  • 9/27/2016 5:24:27 PM
  • Hunting & Fishing Licenses Hacked; Officials Say SS#’s Safe
  • The only Oregonians who may have had their Social Security numbers accessed are those that purchased Idaho hunting and fishing licenses prior to July 2007. The letters from “Active Outdoors” state the vendor will pay for two years of identity repair ...
  • KAJO
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  • 9/27/2016 1:28:14 PM
  • Fish and Game asks upland bird hunters to submit wings
  • JEROME — The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is asking hunters to help gather upland game bird information by providing a fully feathered wing for each bird they harvest. By examining the shape, condition, length and color patterns on wing feathers ...
  • Twin Falls Times-News
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  • 9/27/2016 4:52:50 AM
  • “Stop Fishing, Start Catching” class open to public
  • This upcoming week, the College of Idaho will present a non-credited class open to students and the public called “Stop Fishing, Start Catching” on Tuesday, Sept. 27 and Thursday, Sept. 29 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. This class will be taught by the College ...
  • The Arbiter
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  • 9/26/2016 11:59:21 PM
  • Man dies after falling off bridge while fishing in Bonneville County
  • BONNEVILLE COUNTY, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - The Bonneville County Sheriff's office says a man was found dead Sunday after he apparently fell from a bridge while fishing. According to Sgt. Bryan Lovell with the sheriff's office, deputies responded to reports of
  • Local News 8
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  • 9/26/2016 11:27:44 AM
  • The football game can wait — go fishing!
  • The lawn will survive an extra day. Those work emails can wait until the next morning. And the football game? DVR! Remember the Idaho Outdoors Species Challenge to catch 25 different fish this year? September might be the only month where anglers have a ..
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 9/26/2016 3:06:39 AM
  • Fall favorite: Floating, fishing the Kootenai River
  • This scene is played out on many rivers in Idaho, and in this case, it’s the North Idaho’s Kootenai River, a gem of a stream that’s gotten a boost in recent years and is producing its best trout fishing in years thanks to a partnership between Idaho ...
  • Bonner County Daily Bee
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  • 9/26/2016 12:29:10 AM
  • Credit monitoring offered following Fish and Game data breach
  • JEROME, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) An Idaho Fish and Game contractor is offering two years of free credit monitoring following last month's data breach of the department's online hunting and fishing license system. If you were in the Fish and Game database before .
  • KMVT News
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  • 9/25/2016 11:53:23 PM
  • Fish and Game blogs on sturgeon management
  • Lurking in the Snake River is a remnant of long ago, when giants ruled the world. The white sturgeon is Idaho’s largest fish, reaching up to 15 feet and exceeding 1,100 pounds. They remain throughout the Snake, up to Shoshone Falls, and are also found in .
  • Twin Falls Times-News
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  • 9/25/2016 5:59:38 AM
  • Day Trippin: Hagerman Fish Hatchery
  • HAGERMAN, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) - On this week’s Day Trippin, we are off to the Hagerman national fish hatchery. It’s a great place to take friends and family to learn about how steelhead and rainbow trout are raised to provide more fish to catch in Idaho ...
  • KMVT News
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  • 9/24/2016 11:54:34 PM
  • Idaho Governor Appoints Two to Fish and Game Board
  • BOISE, Idaho (KLIX) The governor of Idaho has appointed two new members to the Idaho Fish and Game Commission, representing the Magic Valley and Salmon River regions. The office of Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter announced the appointment of Rupert farmer ...
  • Newsradio 1310
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  • 9/23/2016 8:46:39 AM
  • Tippets: Fishing Streamers, Stocking Highcountry Lakes
  • From rigging to on-the-water strategies, view part one and part two to expand your abilities. Kris Millgate reports on backpacking cutthroats into Idaho’s highcountry. Once at Brockie Lake, “We cut slits in the bags and watch new fish slip out.
  • midcurrent.com
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  • 9/22/2016 11:56:56 PM
  • Rupert farmer named to Fish and Game commission
  • BOISE, Idaho (News Release) – Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter announced the appointments today of two new members to the Idaho Fish and Game Commission, representing the Salmon River country and the Magic Valley on the seven-member panel. Greg Cameron ...
  • KMVT News
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  • 9/22/2016 10:45:21 PM
  • Secret Lives of Bats
  • Join Idaho Fish and Game and Idaho Health and Welfare to learn about bats, including some of their unique adaptations for survival. Part of the 10th annual World Rabies Day, the presentation and walk are designed to raise awareness of bat conservation and
  • Boise Weekly
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  • 9/22/2016 5:44:42 PM
  • 2 new members appointed to the Idaho Fish and Game Commission
  • Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter announced the appointments today of two new members to the Idaho Fish and Game Commission, representing the Salmon River country and the Magic Valley on the seven-member panel. Greg Cameron, a farmer who grows sugar beets ...
  • Idaho State Journal
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  • 9/22/2016 3:57:20 PM
  • Fall favorite: Floating, fishing the Kootenai River
  • This scene is played out on many rivers in Idaho, and in this case, it’s the North Idaho’s Kootenai River, a gem of a stream that’s gotten a boost in recent years and is producing its best trout fishing in years thanks to a partnership between Idaho ...
  • Bonners Ferry Herald
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  • 9/22/2016 3:28:42 PM
  • Otter names two new Fish & Game commissioners to replace Doerr, Naillon
  • Gov. Butch Otter today named two new members to the Idaho Fish & Game Commission: Greg Cameron, a farmer from the Magic Valley; and Jerry Meyers, a retired longtime judge from North Fork, which is just north of Salmon. The two will replace Mark Doerr of ..
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 9/22/2016 1:19:51 PM
  • Services for hunting/fishing license buyers affected by security breach
  • The Identity Theft services announced last week by Active Network for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game license buyers are now in place and operating. The Texas-based company owns and operates Fish and Game’s hunting and fishing license system and is .
  • CDA Press
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  • 9/22/2016 7:07:37 AM
  • Floating and fishing the Kootenai River
  • This scene is played out on many rivers in Idaho, and in this case, it’s the North Idaho’s Kootenai River, a gem of a stream that’s gotten a boost in recent years and is producing its best trout fishing in years thanks to a partnership between Idaho ...
  • Idaho Press-Tribune
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  • 9/22/2016 6:03:11 AM
  • Kootenai River improvements put shine on fall fishing
  • On Sunday, I floated a 7-mile North Idaho section east of Bonners Ferry without seeing another angler, save for my fly fishing partner, Leeanna Young. Only the great blue herons, ospreys and bald eagles offered competition for catching the cutthroats ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 9/22/2016 4:22:59 AM
  • Otter appoints two to Fish and Game Commission
  • Gov. Butch Otter on Thursday named a farmer from Rupert and a retired judge from Lemhi County to vacancies on the Idaho Fish & Game Commission. Greg Cameron is a sugar beet and barley farmer and an avid archer. He is a member of Minidoka Bowman Club and ..
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 9/22/2016 3:47:11 AM
  • Alan Liere’s weekly fish and game report for Sept. 22
  • American wigeon, redheads and scaup showed the greatest increases. –Idaho Fish and Game researchers are experimenting with a way to eliminate unwanted fish populations by planting monosex fish whose offspring can only produce males. They say stocking YY ..
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 9/21/2016 8:16:13 PM
  • New approach to fish control
  • BELLEVUE — Idaho’s fishery researchers are experimenting with a sex-altering hormone to curb unwanted populations of brook trout and have stocked four streams with monosex trout that can produce only male offspring. The project uses the female hormone ...
  • Post Register
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  • 9/21/2016 9:53:27 AM
  • Fish and Game to hold Tex Creek meeting
  • The Idaho Department of Fish and Game will hold a public meeting Tuesday to discuss and gather comment on Tex Creek Wildlife Management Area following significant damage by the Henry’s Creek Fire. The fire burned about 75 percent of the management area ...
  • Post Register
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  • 9/21/2016 4:59:57 AM
  • Parasite blamed for fish deaths
  • Now that the weather and water have cooled off, Garren said, biologists are finding fewer dead fish. Brett High, a biologist for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, told Garren in an email that the kill looks to be over. “I didn’t see ...
  • Idaho Mountain Express
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  • 9/21/2016 3:55:32 AM
  • Fish and Game: Hunters Must Stop at Check Stations
  • TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) – If you plan to go hunting this fall, remember to stop by Idaho Department of Fish and Game check stations. It’s not an option. All hunters, regardless of whether they’ve harvested game, musts top at check stations ...
  • Newsradio 1310
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  • 9/20/2016 10:59:03 AM
  • Go to Owyhee River for brown trout (fishing report, Sept. 20)
  • Blue Heron is the best boat ramp, and smaller craft can still launch from Poison Creek and the city ramp. Getting there: Take Idaho 55 north to Cascade. For the latest lake conditions and fishing reports, call Tackle Tom’s at (208) 382-4367. Snake River ..
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 9/20/2016 9:18:50 AM
  • IDFG Trumpets Improved Trout Fishing On Kootenai River
  • This scene is played out on many rivers in Idaho, and in this case, it’s the North Idaho’s Kootenai River, a gem of a stream that’s gotten a boost in recent years and is producing its best trout fishing in years thanks to a partnership between Idaho ...
  • nwsportsmanmag.com
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  • 9/19/2016 10:05:58 PM
  • Idaho Fish and Game Data Breach Protection Website Now Online
  • The company whose online retail system was hacked last month is offering identity theft protection to those who bought their Idaho hunting and fishing licenses online. Active network operated hunting and fishing license systems for many states, including .
  • KPVI News 6
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  • 9/19/2016 3:53:44 PM
  • Identity Theft Services Offered after Idaho Fish and Game Data Breach
  • TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) An Idaho Fish and Game contractor is offering customers identity theft services after a security breach into it’s system last month. Fish and Game announced Friday that Active Network, based in Texas, operates the departments ...
  • Newsradio 1310
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  • 9/19/2016 11:14:33 AM
  • Fish and Game online license vendor offers identity theft protection
  • The company that operates the license purchasing system for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game will offer identity theft protection to people whose personal information may have been compromised in a data breach last month. According to a news release .
  • Twin Falls Times-News
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  • 9/19/2016 10:17:17 AM
  • ‘Free the Snake’ flotilla protests dams, threat to wild fish runs
  • Kevin Lewis, executive director of Idaho Rivers United, said fish numbers in Idaho began to drop even before the Snake River dams, when four dams were built on the Columbia River, according to the Public News Service. "When they built the four lower Snake
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 9/19/2016 8:08:26 AM
  • Actions taken in response to Fish and Game data breach
  • Active Network, a Texas-based company that owns and operates Idaho Fish and Game’s hunting and fishing license system, is providing identity-theft services to Fish and Game license buyers whose personal information may have been compromised by an attempt .
  • Idaho Mountain Express
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  • 9/19/2016 3:43:35 AM

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