Tell a friend Send us feedback

Fishing News in United States

Check out what is going on in IDAHO.

Read fresh and local fishing news from your favorite online sources in IDAHO.

Browse through the list below or search news about hot fishing spots, reports and conditions nearby a specific location.

Search Fishing News


IDAHO Fishing News

  • B.A.S.S. Partners with Anglers Inn International for Special Offer
  • COUER D' ALENE, Idaho – Anglers Inn International, with popular 5-star fishing destinations in Mexico, Brazil and coming to USA to future locations, has partnered with the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society (B.A.S.S.) to the benefit of all B.A.S.S. members.
  • thefishingwire.com
  • -
  • 3/27/2017 5:42:00 AM
  • World fish meal shortage forces farms to adapt
  • So the Fish Breeders of Idaho owner is taking matters into his own hands. In February, a new piece of equipment arrived that Ray hopes will make his business more sustainable: an extruder that will use his processing waste to make fish feed. The motivation
  • Twin Falls Times-News
  • -
  • 3/26/2017 7:51:00 AM
  • Department of Fish and Game re-builds sage-grouse habitat
  • CASTLEFORD, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) It's a simple concept, dig a hole, plant the seedling, re-build the habitat for sage-grouse. At least that's the idea behind the Magic Valley Idaho Fish and Game Office's sage brush planting day on Saturday. "This area burned
  • KMVT News
  • -
  • 3/26/2017 5:50:00 AM
  • Idaho sets spring chinook fishing seasons
  • Idaho will open a four-day-a-week spring chinook fishing season on the Clearwater River, and daily fishing seasons on the Snake River in Hells Canyon and the lower Salmon and Little Salmon rivers, starting April 22. The Idaho Fish and Game Commission ...
  • Billings Gazette
  • -
  • 3/25/2017 5:26:00 PM
  • Get Your Gear on for Spring Salmon Fishing
  • TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) – If you like to fish for salmon, get your gear on. The state’s spring Chinook seasons and rules were approved recently by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game Commission. Getty Images Commissioners approved the seasons and ...
  • Newsradio 1310
  • -
  • 3/24/2017 7:01:00 PM
  • Idaho hunting-fishing fee hike bill on governor’s desk
  • HUNTING/FISHING -- It's up to Gov. Butch Otter whether he'll sign a bill that raises Idaho’s hunting and fishing fees and also boosts funding for programs that compensate farmers for wildlife crop damage, and helps hunters and anglers gain access to ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
  • -
  • 3/23/2017 10:08:00 PM
  • Electrical problem kills 600,000 fish
  • LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — About 600,000 young spring chinook salmon have died at a northern Idaho fish hatchery after an electrical problem stopped water from circulating. The Nez Perce Tribe tells the Lewiston Tribune that the fish died at the Kooskia ...
  • Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
  • -
  • 3/23/2017 7:15:00 AM
  • Alan Liere’s fish and game report for March 23
  • The north shore of Medical Lake has enough open water to fish, but the ice will probably last longer than at Amber. Idaho spring chinook fishing will open on April 22, with a four-day-per-week season on the Clearwater River and daily fishing on the Snake .
  • The Spokesman-Review
  • -
  • 3/23/2017 12:32:00 AM
  • Snowpack likely caused death of thousands of fish at Wilson Lake
  • HAZELTON, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) This winter's record snowpack will mean good news for water users this summer, but that isn't the case for fish in Wilson Lake. Idaho Fish and Game received a few calls last week about dead carp at Wilson Lake, so they decided .
  • KMVT News
  • -
  • 3/22/2017 12:49:00 AM
  • Spring fishing to-do list
  • Houston, we have a problem! It looks like over the years bucket biologists (anglers who want to be biologists) have been introducing fish illegally in waters around Idaho. They don't realize what it does to the balance of the waters. You can't dump ...
  • Idaho State Journal
  • -
  • 3/21/2017 11:43:00 PM
  • Thousands of fish die in Wilson Lake winterkill
  • “Conditions must have been pretty poor since bullhead were among the dead fish at Wilson Lake,” Doug Megargle, Idaho Department of Fish and Game's regional fishery manager, said in a Monday-night release. “The unusually heavy snowpack this winter ...
  • Twin Falls Times-News
  • -
  • 3/21/2017 3:45:00 PM
  • Thousands of Fish Killed at Wilson Lake Reservoir
  • HAZELTON, Idaho (KLIX) Thousands of fish have been found dead from the lack of oxygen at a lake near Hazelton. According to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, wildlife officers responded to calls from the public about numerous dead fish at Wilson Lake
  • Newsradio 1310
  • -
  • 3/21/2017 1:27:00 PM
  • Idaho spring chinook fishing seasons start April 22
  • FISHING --Idaho’s chinook fishing season will open on some rivers April 22. Anglers will enjoy four-day-a-week chinook fishing on the Clearwater River and daily fishing on the Snake River in Hells Canyon and the lower Salmon and Little Salmon rivers ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
  • -
  • 3/21/2017 7:11:00 AM
  • Idaho Fish and Game Ask Idahoans Not to Plant Japanese Yew
  • TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) Idaho wildlife officials have asked Idahoans to plant alternatives to Japanese yew after a large number of animals were killed this winter after eating the plant. In a news release, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game asked ...
  • Newsradio 1310
  • -
  • 3/20/2017 3:05:00 PM
  • Coho Return to Oregon’s Grande Ronde
  • The Nez Perce Tribe previously reintroduced coho to the Clearwater River in Idaho, and the Yakama Nation reintroduced the fish to rivers in the mid and upper Columbia. The efforts demonstrate that fish hatcheries can play an important conservation role by
  • odumagazine.com
  • -
  • 3/20/2017 1:10:00 PM
  • Idaho sets spring chinook fishing seasons
  • LEWISTON, Idaho – Idaho’s chinook fishing season will open on some rivers April 22. The Lewiston Tribune reported the Idaho Fish and Game commission approved the seasons at its meeting on Thursday. That means anglers can start enjoying four-day-a-week ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
  • -
  • 3/20/2017 8:54:00 AM
  • Idaho sets spring chinook fishing seasons
  • LEWISTON - Idaho's chinook fishing season will open on some rivers April 22. The Lewiston Tribune reports the Idaho Fish and Game commission approved the seasons at its meeting on Thursday. That means anglers can start enjoying four-day-a-week chinook ...
  • KTVB
  • -
  • 3/19/2017 10:37:00 PM
  • Idaho sets spring chinook fishing seasons
  • LEWISTON, Idaho — Idaho’s chinook fishing season will open on some rivers April 22. The Lewiston Tribune (http://bit.ly/2mRFyT9) reports the Idaho Fish and Game commission approved the seasons at its meeting on Thursday. That means anglers can start ...
  • The Republic
  • -
  • 3/19/2017 6:36:00 PM
  • SCHIESS: Polygamist fish at Henrys Lake
  • Seven female and seven male cutthroat trout are being linked together as families by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game with the help of volunteers. These families will answer a lot of questions for the department that will hopefully end up improving ..
  • East Idaho News
  • -
  • 3/19/2017 12:08:00 AM
  • Idaho fishing, hunting license fee hike advances
  • The Idaho Senate unanimously approved legislation Friday that raises Idaho's hunting and fishing fees and also boosts funding for programs that compensate farmers for wildlife crop damage, and helps hunters and anglers gain access to private land.
  • Lewiston Tribune Online
  • -
  • 3/18/2017 7:06:00 AM
  • Fish and Game euthanizes elk in North End
  • BOISE - An old female elk that has become a familiar sight to residents of Boise's North End has been put down. Idaho Fish and Game euthanized the elk - which locals had named Ada - Friday evening, agency spokesman Mike Keckler said. It happened in the ...
  • KTVB
  • -
  • 3/18/2017 3:55:00 AM
  • Fish & Game fee increase passes Senate, 34-0; heads to governor
  • The Senate has voted unanimously in favor of HB 230, the Idaho Fish & Game “price lock” fee increase bill, which also includes a new surcharge to fund depredation payments and hunting and fishing access. “Although it may not be perfect, it is a good ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
  • -
  • 3/17/2017 7:42:00 PM
  • Coho Return to Oregon's Grande Ronde
  • The Nez Perce Tribe previously reintroduced coho to the Clearwater River in Idaho, and the Yakama Nation reintroduced the fish to rivers in the mid and upper Columbia. The efforts demonstrate that fish hatcheries can play an important conservation role by
  • thefishingwire.com
  • -
  • 3/17/2017 8:01:00 AM
  • Idaho sets spring chinook fishing seasons
  • Idaho will open a four-day-a-week spring chinook fishing season on the Clearwater River, and daily fishing seasons on the Snake River in Hells Canyon and the lower Salmon and Little Salmon rivers, starting April 22. The Idaho Fish and Game Commission ...
  • Lewiston Tribune Online
  • -
  • 3/17/2017 7:24:00 AM
  • Idaho Fish & Game March Update
  • Idaho Fish & Game can’t operate in a vacuum."Expect some increases shortly for licensing fees." Programs cost money. As does enforcement and salaries. And maintenance on facilities and vehicles. Expect some increases shortly for licensing fees.
  • Newsradio 1310
  • -
  • 3/16/2017 5:46:00 PM
  • Alan Liere’s fish and game report for March 16
  • Cash and credit cards accepted. The Clearwater River from the mouth to Orofino as well as the North and South Fork Clearwater had by far the best steelheading of all Idaho waters last week with an average of one fish for every four or fewer angler hours.
  • The Spokesman-Review
  • -
  • 3/15/2017 8:41:00 PM
  • ID: Campgrounds usually open for fishing still closed
  • BOISE, Idaho — Two popular campgrounds in the Sawtooth National Recreation area typically opened up for steelhead fishing season are closed due to too much snow. The Sawtooth National Forest said Tuesday that Mormon Bend and Salmon River are completely ...
  • rvdailyreport.com
  • -
  • 3/15/2017 3:11:00 PM
  • Hunting, fishing fee bill headed to Senate floor
  • BOISE - A bill that raises hunting and fishing fees on Idaho residents and places a new surcharge on the sale of all hunting and fishing licenses was approved without opposition on a voice vote in the Senates Resources and Environment Committee on Monday.
  • Lewiston Tribune Online
  • -
  • 3/14/2017 7:14:00 AM
  • Fish and Game fees head to Senate floor
  • BOISE — The first major hike in more than a decade for Idaho Fish and Game Department fees came a step closer to reality Monday, when a Senate panel gave it a thumbs-up. The Senate Resources and Conservation Committee, headed by Sen. Steve Bair ...
  • Post Register
  • -
  • 3/14/2017 12:16:00 AM
  • Truckloads of baby fish hauled to river in restoration plan
  • The Nez Perce successfully reintroduced coho salmon into the Clearwater River in Idaho in the mid-1990s. The program was so successful that Idaho permitted non-tribal fishing of coho during one season a few years ago, said Michael Bisbee Jr., coho project
  • Connecticut Post
  • -
  • 3/12/2017 11:03:00 AM
  • Truckloads of baby fish hauled to river in restoration plan
  • The Nez Perce successfully reintroduced coho salmon into the Clearwater River in Idaho in the mid-1990s. The program was so successful that Idaho permitted non-tribal fishing of coho during one season a few years ago, said Michael Bisbee Jr., coho project
  • Beaumont Enterprise
  • -
  • 3/12/2017 7:36:00 AM
  • Truckloads of tiny fish hauled to river in restoration plan
  • The Nez Perce successfully reintroduced coho salmon into the Clearwater River in Idaho in the mid-1990s. The program was so successful that Idaho permitted tribal and non-tribal fishing of coho during one season a few years ago, said Michael Bisbee Jr ...
  • Business Insider
  • -
  • 3/11/2017 12:26:00 PM
  • Baby fish follow road trip to freedom
  • The Nez Perce successfully reintroduced coho salmon into the Clearwater River in Idaho in the mid-1990s. The program was so successful that Idaho permitted nontribal fishing of coho during one season a few years ago, said Michael Bisbee Jr., coho project .
  • Register-Guard
  • -
  • 3/11/2017 8:20:00 AM
  • Truckloads of baby salmon fish used in restoration plan
  • The Nez Perce successfully reintroduced coho salmon into the Clearwater River in Idaho in the mid-1990s. The program was so successful that Idaho permitted non-tribal fishing of coho during one season a few years ago, said Michael Bisbee Jr., coho project
  • The Detroit News
  • -
  • 3/11/2017 3:26:00 AM
  • Truckloads of tiny fish hauled to remote Oregon river in restoration plan
  • The Nez Perce successfully reintroduced coho salmon into the Clearwater River in Idaho in the mid-1990s. The program was so successful that Idaho permitted tribal and non-tribal fishing of coho during one season a few years ago, said Michael Bisbee Jr ...
  • Register-Guard
  • -
  • 3/10/2017 6:31:00 PM
  • Truckloads of baby fish hauled to river in restoration plan
  • The Nez Perce successfully reintroduced coho salmon into the Clearwater River in Idaho in the mid-1990s. The program was so successful that Idaho permitted tribal and non-tribal fishing of coho during one season a few years ago, said Michael Bisbee Jr ...
  • Idaho Press-Tribune
  • -
  • 3/10/2017 6:09:00 PM
  • Truckloads of baby fish hauled to river in restoration plan
  • The Nez Perce successfully reintroduced coho salmon into the Clearwater River in Idaho in the mid-1990s. The program was so successful that Idaho permitted non-tribal fishing of coho during one season a few years ago, said Michael Bisbee Jr., coho project
  • Chron
  • -
  • 3/10/2017 1:23:00 PM
  • Treasure Valley fishing pro hooks a gator while practicing in Mississippi
  • Idaho bass fishing pro Darrell Ocamica of New Plymouth was pre-fishing this week for a tournament later this season in Mississippi when he hooked an unusual whopper: an alligator. I saw the photos on Facebook and asked Ocamica to share a quick story about
  • Idaho Statesman
  • -
  • 3/10/2017 6:27:00 AM
  • Fish and game resident license, tag fees bill clears Idaho House
  • BOISE – The Idaho House on Tuesday passed legislation aimed to increase Idaho resident hunting and fishing license fees for the first time since 2005. The 43-26 passage of House Bill 230 came despite objections that if the bill passed, the Idaho ...
  • Standard Journal
  • -
  • 3/9/2017 9:08:00 PM
  • Idaho lawmakers support increase in fishing, hunting fees
  • HUNTING/FISHING -- Legislation that will raise Idaho’s hunting and fishing fees and dramatically increase funds available to pay wildlife crop damage claims passed the Idaho House on a 43-26 vote Tuesday. Eric Barker of the Lewiston Tribune reports that ..
  • The Spokesman-Review
  • -
  • 3/9/2017 7:35:00 PM
  • Fish and Game resident license fees bill clears Idaho House
  • BOISE — The Idaho House on Tuesday passed legislation to increase Idaho resident hunting and fishing license fees for the first time since 2005. The 43-26 passage of House Bill 230 came despite objections that if the bill passed, the Idaho Department of ..
  • Idaho State Journal
  • -
  • 3/9/2017 5:15:00 AM
  • Fish and game resident license, tag fees bill clears Idaho House
  • BOISE — The Idaho House on Tuesday passed legislation aimed to increase Idaho resident hunting and fishing license fees for the first time since 2005. The 43-26 passage of House Bill 230 came despite objections that if the bill passed, the Idaho ...
  • Idaho State Journal
  • -
  • 3/9/2017 1:49:00 AM
  • Fish & Game consider lifting goose hunting closure
  • Idaho Fish and Game opened the floor Tuesday night for public comment about lifting the goose season closure near Burley.Nearly five decades ago, Idaho Fish and Game closed goose hunting season upstream of Milner Dam due to the lack of geese in the area.
  • KMVT News
  • -
  • 3/8/2017 6:38:00 PM
  • Is fish-farming the next big thing in the Peace?
  • He said there are phenomenal opportunities in fish farming, in Idaho it’s almost a billion dollar industry and is probably going to double in the next few years. Some of the challenges are the insurance companies won’t touch it so he requires redundant ...
  • Fair View Post
  • -
  • 3/8/2017 6:03:00 PM
  • Matt Liere’s fish and game report for March 9
  • These shrimp pieces also work well for trout when bank fishing. Idaho Fish and Game Senior Conservation Officer Rob Brazie recently earned national recognition from the National Wild Turkey Federation for his dedication in creating the next generation of .
  • The Spokesman-Review
  • -
  • 3/8/2017 4:03:00 PM
  • Idaho hunting, fishing fee bill hits bull's-eye
  • BOISE - Legislation that will raise Idaho's hunting and fishing fees and dramatically increase funds available to pay wildlife crop damage claims passed the Idaho House on a 43-26 vote Tuesday. The bill that is a compromise between Idaho Fish and Game ...
  • Lewiston Tribune Online
  • -
  • 3/8/2017 8:10:00 AM
  • Fish & Game officials offer early spring fishing options
  • With many Idaho waters open to fishing year round, anglers can make the most of the year by focusing on times when fishing is at its best for certain waters, according to the Idaho Fish and Game Department. For those who aren't shy about braving ...
  • Mountain Home News
  • -
  • 3/8/2017 7:19:00 AM
  • Where to fish in Idaho, season by season, from spring bass to winter perch
  • One of the best things about fishing is that it constantly changes. You’ll never fish the same spot twice — weather, time of day and ever-changing lake and river conditions will make sure of that. But you can plan ahead for success. Certain species and ...
  • Idaho Statesman
  • -
  • 3/8/2017 6:22:00 AM
  • House passes Fish & Game ‘price lock’ fee increase
  • BOISE — The first fee increase for Idaho Fish and Game resident hunting and fishing licenses and tags since 2004 won the support of the House on Tuesday and is headed for the Senate. The bill, HB 230, passed on a 43-26 vote after months of delay.
  • Post Register
  • -
  • 3/8/2017 12:17:00 AM
  • Bills to raise Idaho hunting, fishing fees 20 percent heads to Senate
  • Here’s how North Idaho representatives voted on HB 203, the Fish and Game “price lock” fee increase: Voting yes: Reps. Paul Amador, R-Coeur d’Alene; Don Cheatham, R-Post Falls; Paulette Jordan, D-Plummer; Luke Malek, R-Coeur d’Alene; Ron Mendive ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
  • -
  • 3/7/2017 10:32:00 PM
  • Oregon Steelhead
  • We’ve been fishing for summer steelhead on the Clearwater River in Idaho for the past five years or so, and it’s been a hell of a good time. We have been there enough times and caught a few fish to show for it, and we have a decent idea of runs that ...
  • flyfishsd.com
  • -
  • 3/7/2017 7:08:00 PM
  • Plan for Idaho dam water release poses threat to fish
  • LEWISTON, Idaho — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will have to release more water than normal this year from a northern Idaho dam because of ample snowpack, but the move may negatively impact fish. The Lewiston Tribune reported Monday that the ...
  • Outdoor News
  • -
  • 3/7/2017 6:36:00 PM
  • Fish & Game ‘price lock’ fee increase passes House, 43-26
  • The first fee increase for Idaho Fish and Game resident hunting and fishing licenses and tags since 2004 won the support of the House on Tuesday and is headed for the Senate. The bill, HB 230, passed on a 43-26 vote, after months of delay. If it passes the
  • The Spokesman-Review
  • -
  • 3/7/2017 1:36:00 PM
  • Slip on over to Hagerman for a bunch of ‘banana trout’
  • Those springs create a perfect environment for growing trout, which are used to stock waters throughout southern Idaho. Joe Chapman, who manages Idaho Fish and Game’s Hagerman hatchery, sheds some light on a unique fishing opportunity in the area — its ...
  • Idaho Statesman
  • -
  • 3/7/2017 5:47:00 AM
  • Plans for Idaho dam water release poses threat to fish
  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will have to release more water than normal this year from a northern Idaho dam because of ample snowpack, but the move may negatively impact fish. The Lewiston Tribune reported Monday that the largest hydroelectric
  • Northwest Cable News
  • -
  • 3/7/2017 1:28:00 AM
  • Give fishing a try. Here’s what you’ll need to know to get started
  • Editor’s note: Our annual fishing guide prints in the Idaho Statesman on Wednesday. We’ll be rolling out that content online over the next 10 days or so. Fishing is a great hobby — there are few things more wholesome and rewarding to do with your ...
  • Idaho Statesman
  • -
  • 3/6/2017 11:56:00 PM
  • Plans for Idaho dam water release poses threat to fish
  • LEWISTON - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will have to release more water than normal this year from a northern Idaho dam because of ample snowpack, but the move may negatively impact fish. The Lewiston Tribune reported Monday that the largest ..
  • KTVB
  • -
  • 3/6/2017 6:36:00 PM
  • Fishing, hunting fee increase bill advances
  • A bill that raises hunting and fishing fees on Idaho residents and places a surcharge on the sale of all game and fish licenses stands a good chance of passing the full House of Representatives at Boise, said its author, Rep. Marc Gibbs, R-Grace.
  • Lewiston Tribune Online
  • -
  • 3/5/2017 8:04:00 AM
  • Wyoming Game and Fish Says No to Supplemental Feeding of Deer
  • Wyoming Game and Fish says no feeding of deer, despite the harsh winter. While some parts of the U.S. are enjoying a milder winter than normal, other parts, like Wyoming and Idaho, are having a rough go with heavy snowfall. Western Wyoming is one of those
  • wideopenspaces.com
  • -
  • 3/4/2017 3:01:00 PM
  • Veteran can't get a fishing permit
  • I went to a suitable store to buy a fishing license for 2017. They would not sell me a permit to fish Idaho's waters because I had no valid I.D. despite the fact that I had last year’s fishing permit in hand. I went to the Department of Motor Vehicles to .
  • Idaho Press-Tribune
  • -
  • 3/4/2017 1:56:00 AM
  • Fish & Game fee increase/surcharge bill clears House Resources Committee
  • There’s more info on the bill here. Idaho’s resident fishing and hunting license and tag fees haven’t been raised since 2004, though the department has been pushing for an increase for several years. The “price lock” proposal would allow hunters ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
  • -
  • 3/4/2017 12:55:00 AM
  • You can’t steal my fishing hole
  • I first fished the Boise River in 1957 when I was 2, with my granddad’s arm around me. I learned early on that to fish is to be ever hopeful, especially in Idaho, which was to my granddad “the last great place,” coming as he did from the “hot ...
  • Idaho Statesman
  • -
  • 3/4/2017 12:40:00 AM
  • Winter fishing fix
  • Snowshoes fixed to wading boots help fly fisher David Moershel float over deep, crusty snow as he accesses a stretch of Idaho’s Henry’s Fork in February. Rich Landers / The Spokesman-Review Snowshoes help fly fishers negotiate deep, crusty shoreline ...
  • Post Register
  • -
  • 3/4/2017 12:02:00 AM
  • ‘You can’t steal my fishing hole’
  • I first fished the Boise River in 1957 when I was 2 with my granddad’s arm around me. I learned early on that to fish is to be ever hopeful, especially in Idaho, which was to my granddad ‘the last great place,’ coming as he did from the ‘hot ...
  • Idaho Statesman
  • -
  • 3/3/2017 6:59:00 PM
  • Fish and Game board to set big game seasons
  • BOISE — The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will set big game and salmon seasons when it meets March 15-16 in Boise. A public hearing begins at 7 p.m. March 15 at the Washington Group's Main Auditorium, 720 East Park Blvd. The commission meets at 8 a.m ...
  • Twin Falls Times-News
  • -
  • 3/3/2017 8:55:00 AM
  • Idaho Fish and Game fee bill faces committee test
  • A compromise between Idaho Fish and Game commissioners and an influential lawmaker who produced legislation to increase Idaho hunting and fishing fees is showing signs of fraying even before the bill gets its first hearing. Commissioners gave only ...
  • Lewiston Tribune Online
  • -
  • 3/3/2017 8:10:00 AM
  • RIO Fly Gear Offers "Behind the Brand" Videos
  • IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO – Get to know the people who make your favorite fly lines, leaders, tippet and accessories with RIO's Behind the Brand videos. These short videos explore the life, work and fly fishing passion of some of the key people who work at RIO.
  • thefishingwire.com
  • -
  • 3/3/2017 7:25:00 AM
  • Possible increases for Fish and Game licenses
  • BOISE - There are 540,000 people that hold Idaho hunting and fishing licenses, with more than 300,000 of those being in-state. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is proposing an increase in fees because they say the cost of business has increased.
  • KTVB
  • -
  • 3/3/2017 12:31:00 AM
  • New bill targets Idaho hunting, fishing fees
  • A bill that marries the Idaho Fish and Game Commission’s price lock proposal with an up-front surcharge on all hunting and fishing licenses was introduced to the Idaho Legislature on Wednesday. If approved, the legislation — House Bill 230 — could ...
  • Post Register
  • -
  • 3/2/2017 11:43:00 PM
  • New bill targets Idaho hunting, fishing fees
  • BOISE — A bill that marries the Idaho Fish and Game Commission’s price lock proposal with an up-front surcharge on all hunting and fishing licenses was introduced to the Idaho Legislature on Wednesday. If approved, the legislation — House Bill 230 ...
  • Twin Falls Times-News
  • -
  • 3/2/2017 6:51:00 PM
  • New bill targets Idaho hunting, fishing fees
  • A bill that marries the Idaho Fish and Game Commission's price lock proposal with an up-front surcharge on all hunting and fishing licenses was introduced to the Idaho Legislature on Wednesday. If approved, the legislation - House Bill 230 - could generate
  • Lewiston Tribune Online
  • -
  • 3/2/2017 8:24:00 AM
  • Fish & Game fee increase introduced, up for hearing Fri.
  • Legislation combining the Idaho Fish & Game Department’s proposed “price lock” fee increase and a new $5 surcharge has been introduced and will be up for a hearing Friday in the House Resources Committee, the Idaho Statesman reports. Idaho hasn’t ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
  • -
  • 3/2/2017 5:47:00 AM
  • Alan Liere’s weekly fish and game report for March 2
  • The trout fishing tournament on Burke Lake has been moved to March 25. Idaho Fish and Game is seeking public comments on five management strategies that involve the Rapid River, Hells Canyon and Clearwater Basin chinook salmon runs. Through Saturday ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
  • -
  • 3/1/2017 2:45:00 PM
  • Weekly fishing seminar series starting at Mark’s Marine in Hayden
  • March 16, Northern Pike, by Brock Morrow of the North Idaho Pike Association. March 23, Bass and Panfishing, by Jim Grossi, a Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame member and mentor for the “Let’s go fishing Ministry.” March 30, Lake Pend Oreille Trout ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
  • -
  • 3/1/2017 12:29:00 PM
  • Idaho Fish and Game propose license fee
  • IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - The Henry Creek Fire burned 54,000 acres of land this past summer, and an estimated 4,000 elk and 2,500 deer were affected. The fire burned 22,000 acres of winter range on the Tex Creek, this is a popular area for wildlife to find food
  • Local News 8
  • -
  • 3/1/2017 1:35:00 AM
  • Top places to fish in Southeast Idaho this year
  • Years have gone by and I put my writing career on hiatus due to my outdoor show, "American Predator Outdoors" on MOTV and the Outdoor Channel. Now it is time to get back to my roots where it all started and talk hunting and fishing with some survival ...
  • Idaho State Journal
  • -
  • 2/28/2017 11:45:00 PM
  • Rivers in good shape for steelhead derby
  • Hagen, a former resident of Gasquet that now lives in Idaho, has been fishing in the steelehead derby for 23 years and this was his fourth first-place finish. Although Hagen has had a lot of success in the derby, he said in order to win the event one must
  • Del Norte Triplicate
  • -
  • 2/28/2017 2:26:00 PM
  • Caught on Video: Idaho Fish and Game Feeding Elk at Tex Creek WMA
  • IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) Idaho wildlife managers are in the middle of the largest feeding operation in eastern Idaho to protect private property and elk herds this winter. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game released video of a massive feeding operation
  • Newsradio 1310
  • -
  • 2/28/2017 9:42:00 AM
  • Fish and Game proposes removing goose hunting closure near Burley
  • BURLEY — Idaho Department of Fish and Game is gathering public input as it considers eliminating the goose hunting closure on the Snake River upstream of Milner Dam. The area upstream of Milner is closed to goose hunting but open for duck hunting.
  • Twin Falls Times-News
  • -
  • 2/28/2017 9:06:00 AM
  • March fish stocking for Magic Valley waters
  • JEROME — Hoping for some successful fishing? The Idaho Department of Fish and Game released this March schedule for its fish stocking in the Magic Valley region. The department stocks 10- to 12-inch rainbow trout unless otherwise noted. Stocking is ...
  • Twin Falls Times-News
  • -
  • 2/28/2017 9:06:00 AM
  • VIDEO: Fish & Game's largest-ever winter feed operation
  • BOISE - A wildfire burned about 22,000 acres of the Tex Creek Wildlife Management Area in eastern Idaho last summer. To support elk and deer, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game is now undertaking the largest winter feeding program in the state's history
  • KTVB
  • -
  • 2/28/2017 1:52:00 AM
  • Environmental, fishing groups sue to save migrating salmon
  • The lawsuit was filed by Columbia Riverkeeper, Snake River Waterkeeper, Idaho Rivers United, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations, and the Institute for Fisheries Resources. It seeks to compel the EPA to create a temperature pollution ...
  • Outdoor News
  • -
  • 2/27/2017 5:30:00 PM
  • Environmental and fishing groups sue to save salmon
  • The lawsuit was filed by Columbia Riverkeeper, Snake River Waterkeeper, Idaho Rivers United, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations, and the Institute for Fisheries Resources. It seeks to compel the EPA to create temperature limits for the ..
  • Idaho Business Review
  • -
  • 2/25/2017 11:01:00 AM
  • Fish and Game considers eliminating certain youth-only deer hunts
  • POCATELLO — The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is considering eliminating youth-only general season antlerless mule deer hunts in Southeast Idaho because of this year’s harsh winter. The proposal, if approved by the Idaho Fish and Game Commission ...
  • Idaho State Journal
  • -
  • 2/25/2017 5:05:00 AM
  • Fish and Game seeks poachers who killed 28 pronghorns
  • IDAHO FALLS - The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is asking for the public’s help to catch those responsible for killing at least 28 pronghorns in eastern Idaho. Conservation officers say the dead antelope were found in the Monteview area during the ...
  • KTVB
  • -
  • 2/25/2017 1:20:00 AM
  • Fast-running rivers make for challenging angling (fishing report, Feb. 24)
  • Also, as of this writing, Arrowrock Reservoir above Lucky Peak was still mostly frozen. Getting there: From Boise, take Warm Springs Avenue or Idaho 21 northeast to Lucky Peak. Lake Cascade (ice fishing) The ice is holding at Lake Cascade, and anglers have
  • Idaho Statesman
  • -
  • 2/24/2017 5:01:00 PM
  • Environmental and fishing groups file suit over salmon
  • The lawsuit was filed by Columbia Riverkeeper, Snake River Waterkeeper, Idaho Rivers United, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations, and the Institute for Fisheries Resources. It seeks to compel the EPA to create temperature limits for the ..
  • The Spokesman-Review
  • -
  • 2/24/2017 2:14:00 PM
  • Idaho bill could improve steelhead fishing conditions
  • Butch Suor’s fight for more portable bathrooms at steelhead fishing holes has made its way to the Idaho Legislature and could spawn improved funding not only for outhouses, but also riverside parking areas, boat ramps and even salmon and steelhead research
  • Billings Gazette
  • -
  • 2/24/2017 2:34:00 AM
  • Enviro, Fishing Groups Sue EPA, Pruitt Over River Temps
  • The Columbia Riverkeeper, Snake River Waterkeeper, Idaho Rivers United, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations and the Institute for Fisheries Resources claim that the EPA and Pruitt, in his newly minted official... To view the full article .
  • Law 360
  • -
  • 2/24/2017 2:32:00 AM
  • Environmental and fishing groups sue to save salmon
  • The lawsuit was filed by Columbia Riverkeeper, Snake River Waterkeeper, Idaho Rivers United, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations, and the Institute for Fisheries Resources. It seeks to compel the EPA to create temperature limits for the ..
  • Idaho Statesman
  • -
  • 2/24/2017 1:31:00 AM
  • Fisher letter: Fish & Game
  • Jan. 27, Rep. Marc Gibbs, R-Grace, addressed the Idaho Fish and Game Commission — yet another attempt by a gang of legislators making demands of the commission that aren’t supported by sportsmen. They’re intent on forcing the commission to double ($ ...
  • Idaho Statesman
  • -
  • 2/24/2017 1:11:00 AM
  • Environmental and fishing groups sue to save salmon
  • The lawsuit was filed by Columbia Riverkeeper, Snake River Waterkeeper, Idaho Rivers United, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations, and the Institute for Fisheries Resources. It seeks to compel the EPA to create temperature limits for the ..
  • Idaho Press-Tribune
  • -
  • 2/24/2017 12:59:00 AM
  • Atholian wins $5,000 in fantasy fishing
  • Nicholas Hilbert of Athol, Idaho, accumulated the most points of any Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) Fantasy Fishing player worldwide after last week’s FLW Tour event on Lake Travis presented by Quaker State in Jonestown, Texas. Hilbert won $5,000 by ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
  • -
  • 2/23/2017 11:39:00 PM
  • Commission Directs Fish and Game to Develop New Fee
  • BOISE, Idaho – The Idaho Fish and Game Commission recently directed Fish and Game staff to develop a proposed bill for consideration by the Idaho Legislature that would create a new $5 charge to purchase an Adult Resident annual hunting, fishing or ...
  • Newsradio 1310
  • -
  • 2/23/2017 7:28:00 PM
  • Idaho Fishing & Hunting Fee Hikes
  • Nobody likes higher prices. "The office and its programs are completely funded by licensing fees" Today we spoke with Kelton Hatch from Idaho Fish & Game. The office and its programs are completely funded by licensing fees, most of which haven’t seen ...
  • Newsradio 1310
  • -
  • 2/23/2017 6:51:00 PM
  • The Fishing Line Feb. 22
  • The young lady in question is named Hannah Rodgers. She is a friendly 11-year-old from Boise, Idaho. Among her beloved activities is something favored by our readers: Hannah loves to fish. She was here in New Jersey to have the opportunity to catch “a ...
  • Cape May County Herald
  • -
  • 2/22/2017 7:43:00 PM
  • Alan Liere’s weekly fish and game report for Feb. 23
  • The retail price after the campaign will be $1,400. Info at mycanoeusa.com/ The Idaho Fish and Game Commission has directed Fish and Game staff to develop a proposed bill for consideration by the Idaho Legislature that would create a new $5 charge to ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
  • -
  • 2/22/2017 11:58:00 AM
  • Fish passage dispute ramps up in Legislature
  • Idaho and Oregon have been locked in a dispute over fish passage in the Hells Canyon complex of dams for years, and that quarrel reached the floor of the Idaho House of Representatives on Friday. The House voted unanimously to approve a joint ...
  • Idaho Mountain Express
  • -
  • 2/22/2017 11:13:00 AM
  • Fish and Game proposes to reduce elk numbers
  • During a three-hour public meeting Thursday evening in Hailey, Idaho Department of Fish and Game representatives told hunters why they want to raise license costs, explained the benefits and drawbacks of winter feeding of elk and deer, and proposed options
  • Idaho Mountain Express
  • -
  • 2/22/2017 11:13:00 AM
  • Fish and Game eyes $5 fee on top of license hike
  • BOISE — Idaho hunters and anglers could be required to pay an additional $5 on top of a proposed 20 percent fee increase, according to legislation being crafted by the Idaho Fish and Game Commission and the department it oversees. Commissioners met by ...
  • Twin Falls Times-News
  • -
  • 2/20/2017 11:18:00 PM
  • Idaho bill could improve steelhead fishing conditions
  • BOISE — Butch Suor’s fight for more portable bathrooms at steelhead fishing holes has made its way to the Idaho Legislature and could spawn improved funding not only for outhouses, but also riverside parking areas, boat ramps and even salmon and ...
  • Twin Falls Times-News
  • -
  • 2/20/2017 11:04:00 PM
  • VIDEO: Idaho family catches big rainbow trout while ice fishing
  • TWIN FALLS — An Idaho family’s fishing video has gone viral after they caught a gigantic rainbow trout. Earlier this month, when neither parent had to go to work, the Lusk family decided to go on an ice fishing trip. Heather Lusk and her husband, Logan ...
  • East Idaho News
  • -
  • 2/20/2017 7:04:00 PM
  • Lenten fish fries highlight Downriver community meals
  • Knights of Columbus Lenten fish dinners: 4 to 7:30 p.m. Fridays March 3 through April 14; Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 21599 Parke Lane, Grosse Ile; fried or broiled cod, fried lake perch or shrimp, and broiled salmon; dinners include baked Idaho potatoes or
  • The News-Herald
  • -
  • 2/19/2017 9:44:00 PM
  • Hatchery loses 3,000 sturgeon in recent flooding
  • WENDELL, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) The Niagara Springs Fish Hatchery in Wendell is one of America’s largest privately-owned steelhead rearing facilities. Their water is provided from their namesake and recent area flooding missed them. Water instead ran into the .
  • KMVT News
  • -
  • 2/17/2017 9:14:00 PM
  • Idaho bill could improve steelhead fishing conditions
  • Butch Suor's fight for more portable bathrooms at steelhead fishing holes has made its way to the Idaho Legislature and could spawn improved funding not only for outhouses, but also riverside parking areas, boat ramps and even salmon and steelhead research
  • Lewiston Tribune Online
  • -
  • 2/17/2017 8:12:00 AM
  • Idaho Fish & Game proposes new surcharge to fund depredation, hunter access
  • The Idaho Fish & Game Commission today directed Fish & Game staff to develop a new fee-increase bill for consideration by the Legislature that includes a new $5 surcharge to go toward depredation damages and prevention, along with improving hunting and ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
  • -
  • 2/16/2017 3:36:00 PM
  • Idaho Fish and Game working up new fee proposal
  • HUNTING/FISHING -- The Idaho Fish and Game Commission today directed Fish and Game staff to develop a proposed bill for consideration by the Idaho Legislature that would create a new $5 charge to purchase an Adult Resident annual hunting, fishing or ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
  • -
  • 2/16/2017 3:25:00 PM
  • Fish and Game wants your help with future big-game hunting seasons
  • JEROME, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) Changes are on the way to big game hunting in the Magic Valley, and Idaho Fish and Game wants your help in deciding those changes. They held a public meeting on Wednesday. Fish and Game gave a rundown of the changes and why the ..
  • KMVT News
  • -
  • 2/16/2017 5:43:00 AM
  • Alan Liere’s weekly fish and game report for Feb. 16
  • Idaho Fish and Game’s proposed changes for the 2017 and 2018 big game hunting seasons are available online for public review and comment at: idfg.idaho.gov/form/big-game-2017. Only those seasons and hunts for which changes are proposed are listed.
  • The Spokesman-Review
  • -
  • 2/15/2017 12:49:00 PM
  • Lake Havasu Top 5 Patterns Day 2
  • They’re just stacking up on little points. You have to fish a million of those spots to get ‘em.” 3. Jason Hickey – Weiser, Idaho - 31-13 (10) Devoting his day to largemouth, Jason Hickey caught a limit of 15-7 and moved up two spots to third with ...
  • flwfishing.com
  • -
  • 2/11/2017 5:14:00 AM
  • Mitigation priorities in the hands of fish and game
  • The Idaho Department of Fish and Game will spent time this spring planning and implementing mitigation measures for the Black Canyon Reservoir and Lower Payette River. In November 2016, the IDFG received funds from the 2013 mitigation with the U.S. Bureau
  • Messenger Index
  • -
  • 2/10/2017 1:20:00 PM
  • Fish and Game hunts for input on bill
  • An Idaho Fish and Game commissioner said Thursday that hunters and anglers ought to have a chance to comment on any significant changes to a proposed bill that would increase the costs of hunting and fishing licences, even if it means delaying the process
  • Lewiston Tribune Online
  • -
  • 2/10/2017 8:39:00 AM

Subscribe Channel

Want to subscribe to the news RSS channel for IDAHO state?

It is just one click away

Fishing Gear

Refresh your fishing gear with items on sale at Amazon.com.

Contribute

Can't find fishing news from your favorite online magazine or newspaper? Email EZFishing with that information and we will be glad to see to publish it.

Fishing Books

Check out the most popular titles about fishing on sale at Amazon.com.