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  • Community comes together to take two elderly men fishing
  • SWAN VALLEY, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Two Idaho natives got to continue their love of fishing today...80 years after they first began. "Oh, it's heaven," Richard Adams, Fairwinds Retirement Community resident, said. "There's no place better." Residents of the .
  • Local News 8
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  • 9/28/2017 12:05:00 AM
  • Fish and Game: Chukar Season Off to Good Start
  • OWYHEE COUNTY, Idaho (KLIX) – Initial reports from hunters say that chukar hunting in southwest Idaho is off to a good start. Hunters are reporting favorable chukar hunting in the Owyhee Desert, according to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
  • Newsradio 1310
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  • 9/27/2017 8:06:00 PM
  • Alan Liere’s Fishing-Hunting Report for Sept. 28
  • Several lakes, including Williams, Badger, Fish, Downs and Coffeepot close after Saturday. Wet weather throughout Idaho, including snow at higher elevations, has largely ended the active fire season, but some closures could still remain in some areas ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 9/27/2017 7:40:00 PM
  • Steelhead fishing clinic coming up
  • Young anglers ages 8-14 are invited to participate in the annual Steelhead Clinic to be held 6-8 p.m. Oct. 26 and 8-3 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Idaho Department of Fish and Game’s Clearwater Region office, on 16th street in Lewiston. Information about ...
  • idahocountyfreepress.com
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  • 9/27/2017 3:04:00 PM
  • Where To Take Your Fishing Vacation – Some Great Ideas
  • Streams and rivers outside of the Park also offer great fishing opportunities, as do the waters of nearby Idaho and Montana. Wyoming is home to 62 native species, including Arctic grayling, burbot, channel catfish, shiners, chub, several trout species ...
  • health-womens.com
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  • 9/27/2017 11:30:00 AM
  • In an attempt to conserve cutthroat trout, Dime Lake is now fish-free
  • "Our options are pretty limited." One technique Wyoming managers are paying attention to is being debuted by their Idaho counterparts. Genetically modified brook trout that can give birth only to male fish have been stocked in four trial streams since 2014
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 9/23/2017 8:28:00 AM
  • Virgil Moore Elected Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies President
  • WASHINGTON D.C.-(Ammoland.com)-The membership of the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies elected Virgil Moore, Director of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, as its new president during AFWA’s 107th Annual Meeting in Snowbird, Utah last week.
  • Ammo Land
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  • 9/22/2017 6:30:00 PM
  • Prime fall fishing on the South Fork of the Snake River
  • The South Fork of the Snake River is a blue ribbon trout fishery in eastern Idaho below Palisades Reservoir. This area of the state had record snowpacks this winter, and the river is just entering its fishing prime. My wife and I spend a lot of time in ...
  • Idaho State Journal
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  • 9/21/2017 6:54:00 PM
  • Dime Lake is now fish-free
  • "Our options are pretty limited." One technique Wyoming managers are paying attention to is being debuted by their Idaho counterparts. Genetically modified brook trout that can give birth only to male fish have been stocked in four trial streams since 2014
  • WRAL
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  • 9/21/2017 10:19:00 AM
  • Lewiston steelhead clinic hooks kids on fishing
  • Preregistration for limited slots is already open. The clinics will run 6 p.m.-8 p.m. on Oct. 26 and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on Oct. 28 at the Idaho Fish and Game regional office on 16 th street in Lewiston. The Thursday evening classroom session will cover the life
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 9/20/2017 10:49:00 PM
  • Alan Liere’s Fishing-Hunting Report for Sept. 21
  • Perch and bass have put on their autumn feed bags and excellent success for both has been found at lakes in both Washington and Idaho. Coffeepot Lake perch are large, and though this is a selective fishery, curlytailed jigs will work almost as well as worm
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 9/20/2017 10:17:00 PM
  • Idaho Fish & Game: Sage Grouse Opener a Little Down
  • TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) Game officials say the sage grouse opener this last weekend was a little behind from previous hunts. Idaho Department of Fish and Game announced the numbers of sage grouse brought in during the first weekend in the Shoshone Basin .
  • Newsradio 1310
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  • 9/20/2017 2:14:00 PM
  • Dime Lake is now fish-free
  • "Our options are pretty limited." One technique Wyoming managers are paying attention to is being debuted by their Idaho counterparts. Genetically modified brook trout that can give birth only to male fish have been stocked in four trial streams since 2014
  • Huron Daily Tribune
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  • 9/20/2017 8:03:00 AM
  • Dime Lake is now fish-free
  • “Our options are pretty limited.” One technique Wyoming managers are paying attention to is being debuted by their Idaho counterparts. Genetically modified brook trout that can give birth only to male fish have been stocked in four trial streams since ...
  • Washington Times
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  • 9/20/2017 6:35:00 AM
  • Fish Talk Radio
  • Mark Lassagne editor of Bass Angler Magazine is on the water at Clear Lake. Ted from Boise Idaho describes fishing in Southern Idaho and also covers latest is fishing shoes.Eddie from Van Warmer Resorts has news on next big tournament in East Cape of Baja.
  • webtalkradio.net
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  • 9/20/2017 12:47:00 AM
  • Idaho Fish and Game count fish using electricity current
  • DRIGGS, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Idaho Fish and Game employees and volunteers went fishing on the Teton River today, but this wasn't your ordinary, every day type of fishing. Fish were popping up everywhere out of the Teton River. But they're not dead.
  • Local News 8
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  • 9/19/2017 11:21:00 PM
  • 'Blob' is fading but fish aren't rebounding
  • Fisheries managers are also seeing lower runs of steelhead to the Columbia River system this year. Joe DuPont, a regional fisheries manager with Idaho Fish and Game, blames poor feeding conditions when juvenile steelhead went out to the Pacific Ocean last
  • Lewiston Tribune Online
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  • 9/18/2017 7:29:00 AM
  • RIO Amateur Fly Fishing Film Awards
  • IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO (September 11, 2017) – RIO Products is proud to promote amateur fly fishing film makers with the second year of the RIO Amateur Fly Fishing Film Awards. After a successful first year with over 70 films submitted, RIO’s second-year ...
  • midcurrent.com
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  • 9/17/2017 2:39:00 PM
  • Dime Lake is now fish-free
  • “Our options are pretty limited.” One technique Wyoming managers are paying attention to is being debuted by their Idaho counterparts. Genetically modified brook trout that can give birth only to male fish have been stocked in four trial streams since ...
  • Jackson Hole News&Guide Newspaper
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  • 9/14/2017 10:33:00 PM
  • September Idaho Fish & Game Update
  • Idaho’s forests are going to be noisy in coming weeks. "questions about new rules and regulations, hunting safety and trapping classes" The report of fire will be heard as hunting seasons get into full swing. Fishing is also looking great at the moment.
  • Newsradio 1310
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  • 9/14/2017 4:33:00 PM
  • Out and About: Bonneville fish update, pheasant hunt and more
  • Fish counts have now resumed at Bonneville Dam. “B” run steelhead are headed back to the Clearwater and other rivers in Idaho. Washington Waterfowl Association to hold annual banquet The Lower Columbia Chapter of the Washington Waterfowl Association ...
  • The Columbian
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  • 9/14/2017 5:17:00 AM
  • Fishing-Hunting report for Sept. 14
  • Friends of Silver Bow Fly Shop staff reported excellent fishing on the North Fork of the Clearwater and Kelly Creek in Idaho. Large cutthroat seemed especially fond of nymphing and streamer patterns, but orange foam dries also proved extremely effective.
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 9/13/2017 7:36:00 PM
  • In Washington and Idaho, Fishing and Feasts
  • The fishing rod on the starboard aft side (or back corner — I was proud of myself for learning some navigation terms) of our little vessel sprang taught, like a bowstring. Our guide, Shane Moon, jumped to his feet with a quickness I didn’t expect from ...
  • New York Times
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  • 9/13/2017 10:00:00 AM
  • Here’s what biologists say will happen if Snake dams breached
  • Natural selection has equipped these fish to face the longest, highest migration of any salmon in the world. These native fish in Central Idaho’s pristine habitat are in the worst shape since 1995, when no chinook returned amid some of the worst recorded .
  • Tri-City Herald
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  • 9/12/2017 9:21:00 AM
  • RIO Announces its Second Annual Amateur Fly Fishing Film Awards
  • IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO (September 11, 2017) – RIO Products is proud to promote amateur fly fishing film makers with the second year of the RIO Amateur Fly Fishing Film Awards. After a successful first year with over 70 films submitted, RIO’s second-year ...
  • venturingangler.com
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  • 9/11/2017 10:38:00 PM
  • Report From Whitefish: After the Cyber Storm
  • So the victims and their families went dark. Tanya Gersh moved to Whitefish 20 years ago, straight out of college. Raised in a small Idaho town where her family never locked their doors, she knew it would be possible to bring up a devout Jewish family here
  • momentmag.com
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  • 9/8/2017 8:28:00 PM
  • Would You Hunt Grizzly Bear in the Greater Yellowstone
  • Would You Hunt Grizzly Bear in the Greater Yellowstone Area if Idaho, Montana, and/or Wyoming Established Regulated Bear Harvests? Various groups are suing or planning to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the delisting of grizzly bears in the ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 9/8/2017 6:08:00 PM
  • IDFG will be electrofishing on the Teton River in September
  • The Idaho Department of Fish and Game will be conducting electrofishing studies on the main stem Teton River in September. Friends of the Teton River staff and volunteers will join Idaho Department of Fish and Game biologists as part of a bi-annual survey
  • Teton Valley News
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  • 9/8/2017 4:20:00 PM
  • New fishing pond opens in Idaho Falls
  • IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - Get your fishing rods out. The pond at Ryder Park (2001 W Sunnyside Rd.) is now open. Today they released 1,500 Rainbow Trout into the pond. People now have a new spot to fish. They say the new spot is a great addition. "What this does
  • Local News 8
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  • 9/7/2017 11:58:00 PM
  • Ryder Park opens up second fishing pond
  • Idaho Falls opened its newest fishing pond at Ryder Park today, and the fish were just jumping to get caught. The second pond in Ryder Park was stocked with 15-hundred fish from local hatcheries. Children were all around the lake to test the waters and ...
  • KPVI News 6
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  • 9/7/2017 11:34:00 PM
  • Game and Fish hands out free bear spray
  • During the process where the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service delisted the Yellowstone grizzly bear from Endangered Species Act protection, opponents have contended the only reason the states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho wanted to regain management ...
  • Cody Enterprise
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  • 9/6/2017 10:48:00 PM
  • Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Sept. 7
  • Idaho’s early hunting seasons often coincide with fire season, and hunters should consider that when planning trips. Fish and Game’s fire page can be a good place to start. Hunters can stay up to date on other types of closures by checking the InciWeb ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 9/6/2017 10:03:00 PM
  • Columbia Steelhead Forecast Nudges Back Up; Fire Halts Fish Counts
  • The forecast of just 1,100 natural-origin Bs, which return to Idaho’s Clearwater and Salmon Rivers, has led to fishery restrictions in the Lower Columbia and its Gorge tributaries, and will continue upriver as the season progresses. Compounding fish ...
  • nwsportsmanmag.com
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  • 9/6/2017 9:11:00 PM
  • Governor recognizes historic role of hunting and fishing
  • Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter this week recognized the 80th Anniversary of the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act signed into law in 1937. The act was the first of three laws establishing federal excise taxes on hunting and fishing equipment ...
  • idahocountyfreepress.com
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  • 9/6/2017 3:40:00 PM
  • New fishing pond opens in Idaho Falls
  • The following is a news release from the city of Idaho Falls. IDAHO FALLS — The City of Idaho Falls Parks & Recreation Department will officially open the second fishing pond at Ryder Park on Thurs. September 7 at 11:00 a.m. The media and public are ...
  • East Idaho News
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  • 9/5/2017 4:52:00 PM
  • Idaho Sportsmen Identify Most Valued Hunting And Fishing Destinations
  • New data will help state and federal agencies prioritize conservation and access projects in areas most used by hunters and anglers IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Maps of Idaho's most valued hunting and fishing areas have been made available to state and federal ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/5/2017 5:33:00 AM
  • Idaho Sportsmen Identify Most Valued Hunting And Fishing Destinations
  • Maps of Idaho’s most valued hunting and fishing areas have been made available to state and federal agencies to help guide future land management decisions. More than 400 hunters and anglers contributed to the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership ..
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 8/31/2017 6:38:00 PM
  • Reduced Steelhead Limits for Oregon's Snake River
  • The catch-and-release regulations in the Snake River mirror those implemented by the state of Idaho on Aug. 17, which restricted steelhead fishing to catch-and-release statewide. Oregon officials expect the reduced bag limits to be temporary, but support a
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/31/2017 6:16:00 AM
  • September fish stocking for Magic Valley, Mini-Cassia waters
  • JEROME — Hoping for some successful fishing? The Idaho Department of Fish and Game released this September schedule for its fish stocking in its Magic Valley region. The department stocks 10- to 12-inch rainbow trout, unless otherwise noted. Stocking is ..
  • Twin Falls Times-News
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  • 8/30/2017 5:03:00 PM
  • Ninth annual North Umpqua Fly Fishing Festival scheduled for Sept. 9
  • The North Umpqua Fly Fishing Festival is back in Glide for the ninth time on Sept. 9. More than 25 tyers from Oregon, California, Idaho and Washington will gather at the Glide Community Center from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donations of non-perishable food items ..
  • NR today
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  • 8/30/2017 5:09:00 AM
  • Fish Eye View of Chinook Salmon in Idaho
  • BOISE, Idaho (KLIX) Visitors to a nature and wildlife center in Boise are getting to see wild Chinook salmon from an unusual perspective. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game shared video of Kokanee Salmon spawning at the Morrison Knudsen Nature Center ..
  • Newsradio 1310
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  • 8/29/2017 4:59:00 PM
  • Lummi Nation declares state of emergency after release of farmed fish
  • FILE: A Chinook Salmon Leaps Through White Water May 17, 2001 In The Rapid River In Idaho As It Attempts To Clear A Migration Barrier Dam. (Photo By Bill Schaefer/Getty Images) Ron Warren, fish program assistant director for WDFW, said the farmed salmon ..
  • kiro7.com
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  • 8/25/2017 3:12:00 AM
  • UPDATE: State of emergency declared after Atlantic salmon spill
  • FILE: A Chinook Salmon Leaps Through White Water May 17, 2001 In The Rapid River In Idaho As It Attempts To Clear A Migration Barrier Dam. (Photo By Bill Schaefer/Getty Images) Ron Warren, fish program assistant director for WDFW, said the farmed salmon ..
  • kiro7.com
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  • 8/24/2017 9:19:00 PM
  • Dog Creek Reservoir gets big fish transplant
  • Here’s a hot tip for anglers: Idaho Department of Fish and Game last week transplanted close to 200 catfish — averaging 2 or 3 pounds — into Dog Creek Reservoir north of Gooding. It’s a fishery that Fish and Game is trying to develop, so Dog Creek ...
  • Twin Falls Times-News
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  • 8/24/2017 7:47:00 PM
  • Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Aug. 24
  • As of Aug. 24, only 124 fall chinook had passed Lower Granite Dam. Idaho Fish and Game is hosting the third annual two-day event entitled “Fish & Hunt Idaho Expo: Connecting Mountains to Meals: Preparing you for your next outdoor adventure!”
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 8/23/2017 8:30:00 PM
  • FEATURE: Open Season
  • Today, the bears’ management has been returned to the hands of Wyoming, Idaho and Montana, a shift that spurs questions about their fate. Indeed, the decision—championed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as a badge of successful population ...
  • Planet Jackson Hole
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  • 8/23/2017 4:31:00 PM
  • Third annual fishing, hunting expo coming up this week
  • Idaho Fish and Game is hosting the third annual two-day “Fish & Hunt Idaho Expo” Friday, Aug. 25, 2-7 p.m. at the Lewis-Clark Wildlife Club Shooting Range at 27007 Tom Beale Road near Lapwai and Saturday, Aug. 26, 8-4 p.m. at the Idaho Fish and Game ...
  • idahocountyfreepress.com
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  • 8/23/2017 3:42:00 PM
  • Idaho: Fire Restrictions Issued on Game & Fish Managed Lands
  • IDAHO FALLS - Because of the current fire risk condition in Eastern Idaho, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) is imposing Stage I fire restrictions on IDFG managed lands across the Upper Snake Region, effective immediately. Until further notice .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/22/2017 6:44:00 AM
  • Montana forest fires and cutthroat trout fishing
  • The stars put on a show each night as we fell asleep to the chorus of clanging bells as the horses and mules grazed on the Idaho fescue that was growing in the mountain meadow. On the evening of our eighth day, I decided to fish the pools just below camp.
  • Newburyport Daily News
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  • 8/21/2017 7:27:00 AM
  • Out & About: Hunt-Fish Idaho Expo is hands-on experience
  • OUTMENTORED – Novice sportsmen can learn a ton about hunting and fishing – and experience sportsmen might pick up a thing or two – on Friday and Saturday at the third annual Hunt and Fish Idaho Expo near Lewiston. Knowledgeable sportsmen and Idaho ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 8/20/2017 12:25:00 PM
  • Fire restrictions issued on Idaho Fish & Game-managed lands
  • IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Because of the current fire risk condition in Eastern Idaho, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) is imposing Stage I fire restrictions on IDFG managed lands across the Upper Snake Region, effective immediately. Until further .
  • Standard Journal
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  • 8/19/2017 11:14:00 PM
  • Fire restrictions issued on Idaho Fish & Game managed lands
  • IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is imposing Stage I fire restrictions on IDFG managed lands across the Upper Snake Region effective immediately. Until further notice, the following restrictions apply on all Wildlife .
  • Local News 8
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  • 8/18/2017 6:45:00 PM
  • Idaho angler's record-setting trout in Utah deemed invalid
  • SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An Idaho man who caught a record-setting trout in Utah has been told his fish does not qualify for the record anymore because he caught it without a valid fishing license. Sidney Cellan caught the 57-pound (26-kilogram), 48-inch ...
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 8/18/2017 6:35:00 PM
  • Koenig: Can triploid cutthroat trout improve fishing in backcountry lakes?
  • Biologists from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game have been researching how to improve stocking efforts in alpine lakes for decades. Recently, they have been looking into “triploid” trout and whether they might be useful for managing alpine lakes.
  • Twin Falls Times-News
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  • 8/18/2017 8:08:00 AM
  • Fish and Game stops fall steelhead harvest
  • An extremely small number of steelhead returning to Idaho so far has prompted the Idaho Department of Fish and Game to close all rivers to harvest for the fall season, beginning Aug. 17. Catch-and-release fishing remains open. Since 1987 ...
  • Idaho Mountain Express
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  • 8/17/2017 11:07:00 PM
  • Record-breaking Utah fish no longer considered a record-breaking fish
  • Tom Wharton, who writes about the outdoors for our news-sharing partner, the Salt Lake Tribune, reports that an Idaho man's record-breaking fish, that 2News reported on, doesn't count any longer. Wharton writes that because Sidney Cellan's Utah fishing ...
  • KUTV
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  • 8/17/2017 10:25:00 PM
  • Utah fishing record yanked after licensing snafu
  • According to the Idaho Statesman, the 57-pound lake trout was caught and released by Soda Springs, Idaho, angler Sidney Cellan. The DWR found that the angler did not have a valid fishing license. It expired a few days before he caught the 48-inch lake ...
  • Salt Lake Tribune
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  • 8/17/2017 5:30:00 PM
  • Timber sale nets Idaho Department of Fish and Game $900,000
  • COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Department of Fish and Game will receive about $907,000 in a northern Idaho timber sale. Fish and Game Regional Manager Chip Corsi told The Spokesman-Review that the timber stand is landlocked with no public access ...
  • Standard Journal
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  • 8/17/2017 5:00:00 PM
  • Steelhead fishing will be catch-and-release in Idaho
  • With popular steelhead runs tanking this season, many Snake River system anglers are likely to target other species rather than hang up their rods. Idaho will open fall chinook fishing on Friday and Washington moved up its fall chinook opener to match ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 8/17/2017 12:30:00 AM
  • Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Aug. 17
  • You’re better off with one or two single hooks with a slightly larger gap than usually used. On Aug. 5, Matt Gamble of St. Maries, Idaho, landed and released a 21-inch smallmouth from Lake Coeur d’Alene. His fish had the half-inch needed to break the ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 8/16/2017 8:32:00 PM
  • Steelhead Harvest Closed by Idaho Fish and Game
  • TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) Hatchery steelhead harvest will come to an end beginning Thursday in Idaho to ensure the species survival. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game announced this week that catch and release fishing will continue to be allowed.
  • Newsradio 1310
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  • 8/16/2017 5:29:00 PM
  • Fish and Game commission to meet Aug. 25 in Boise
  • The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will meet Friday, August 25 at Fish and Game’s Headquarters office, 600 S. Walnut in Boise. The meeting will be held in the Trophy Room starting at 11 a.m. MT. Commissioners will set the 2017 Sage-grouse season ...
  • idahocountyfreepress.com
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  • 8/16/2017 3:20:00 PM
  • Fish and Game closes steelhead harvest to protect small run of fish
  • An extremely small number of steelhead returning to Idaho so far has prompted Fish and Game to reduce the bag limit on adipose-clipped hatchery steelhead to zero – closing all rivers to harvest for the fall steelhead season. Through Aug. 14, about 400 ...
  • idahocountyfreepress.com
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  • 8/16/2017 3:20:00 PM
  • The Fishing Corner: A flex schedule is going to be necessary
  • Next, I passed up some amazing fishing in northern Idaho. Again, my role was merely a spectator and not a participant. To compound my state of affairs due to time constraints, I could only look out the car window as I hurriedly drove by prime fishing in ..
  • Daily World
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  • 8/15/2017 8:04:00 PM
  • Timber sale nets Idaho Department of Fish and Game $900,000
  • COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho — The Idaho Department of Fish and Game will receive about $907,000 in a northern Idaho timber sale. Fish and Game Regional Manager Chip Corsi told The Spokesman-Review (http://bit.ly/2vCKb82) that the timber stand is landlocked with .
  • WRAL
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  • 8/15/2017 10:15:00 AM
  • Dam Flows Released to Cool Lower Snake River
  • Finding other ways to help cool the water was the main topic of discussion at the July 11 Technical Management Team meeting. Idaho Department of Fish and Game biologist Russ Keifer said it was especially important because salmon and steelhead runs are ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/15/2017 6:45:00 AM
  • If you appreciate the subtleties, fishing never disappoints
  • When it does, you’ll be glad you were paying attention to the little things. Tight lines! Jordan Rodriguez has been fishing Idaho waters since he was a teen. Share your fish stories, adventures, tips and tricks at outdoors@idahostatesman.com. Never miss ..
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 8/14/2017 10:25:00 PM
  • Timber sale nets Idaho Department of Fish and Game $900,000
  • COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The Idaho Department of Fish and Game will receive about $907,000 in a northern Idaho timber sale. Fish and Game Regional Manager Chip Corsi told The Spokesman-Review that the timber stand is landlocked with no public access, and the
  • KTVB
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  • 8/14/2017 6:36:00 PM
  • Snake River to Open for Fall Chinook
  • Anglers are reminded the Snake River is closed to steelhead fishing from Bridge St. Bridge in Clarkston to the Oregon/Idaho Border. WDFW is working with Idaho Fish and Game to set a steelhead fishery on this section of the river by Sept. 1. Low returns of
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/14/2017 6:53:00 AM
  • Montana FWP Doesn’t Expect Major Yellowstone Fish Kill This Year
  • The parasite has killed fish in five consecutive years in Idaho’s upper Snake River drainage, albeit in smaller number each year. It hasn’t happened so far on the Yellowstone, and biologists say that’s because the river conditions are much better.
  • yellowstoneinsider.com
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  • 8/13/2017 7:50:00 PM
  • Washington opening fall chinook fishing on Snake Aug. 18
  • Here are details from WDFW: Snake River is closed to steelhead fishing from Bridge St. Bridge in Clarkston to the Oregon/Idaho Border. WDFW is working with Idaho Fish and Game to set a steelhead fishery on this section of the river by Sept. 1. Low returns
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 8/12/2017 1:57:00 PM
  • Local Fishing Guide Disputes Basis for New Criminal Charges
  • The charges allege that Swann, known as “Swanny” to his Swanny’s Guided Fishing customers, applied for disability benefits and claimed he could not work regularly, all while guiding up to 300 fishing trips a year in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska.
  • Chronicle
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  • 8/12/2017 5:32:00 AM
  • Klickitat River has hedge against season’s grim fish run forecasts
  • While poor runs are forecast for the Columbia – and especially up the Snake and into Idaho – the Klickitat is poised about 30 miles above Bonneville Dam in a convenient spot for traveling fish. “In addition to the Klickitat’s fishery produced by ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 8/11/2017 12:25:00 PM
  • State: Major fish kill not expected on Yellowstone this year
  • The parasite has killed fish in five consecutive years in Idaho’s upper Snake River drainage, albeit in smaller number each year. It hasn’t happened so far on the Yellowstone, and biologists say that’s because the river conditions are much better.
  • Bozeman Daily Chronicle
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  • 8/11/2017 11:20:00 AM
  • Fishing Guide Pleads Not Guilty To More Federal Charges
  • According to papers, before another federal judge later in the year, Swann “testified that he [had] not performed any work other than a 2007 fishing engagement in Idaho and temporary volunteer work in Alaska.” But court papers allege that he was ...
  • nwsportsmanmag.com
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  • 8/10/2017 3:36:00 PM
  • Alan Liere’s Fishing-Hunting Report for Aug. 10
  • It is now flowing at 14,000 cfs and launches are again useable. There are early signs that next year should be better for Idaho salmon. More young, wild salmon migrated to the Pacific in 2016 than in 2015, and many of those fish that left in 2016 will ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 8/9/2017 9:39:00 PM
  • New Idaho fishing guide targets solar eclipse crowd
  • JEROME — When visitors flock to Idaho to catch the solar eclipse Aug. 21, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game hopes they'll stay for some fishing. Fish and Game prepared an online fishing guide for eclipse visitors; the webpage shows a map of the ...
  • Twin Falls Times-News
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  • 8/8/2017 8:09:00 AM
  • Reading the Water
  • On Henry’s Lake, Idaho, for example “The Ditch” extending from Staley Springs is one of the best fishing locations—especially in late summer when water temperatures are high and weed growth is at its heaviest. The spring brings cooler water into ...
  • flyfisherman.com
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  • 8/6/2017 5:40:00 PM
  • Can a solar eclipse lead to better fishing?
  • The Idaho Fish and Game folks say that if you want to get better fishing results that day, your best bet may be during and leading up to the eclipse. The theory is that as the sky gets darker fish will act as if the night is approaching, and during sundown
  • flylifemagazine.com
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  • 8/4/2017 12:15:00 PM
  • Take Me Fishing Trailer finishing up for summer
  • The Take Me Fishing Trailer is making its last stop for the summer this weekend. Join Idaho Fish and Game for some fishing fun on August 5 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Jensen Grove Park in Blackfoot. The trailer has all the poles, tackle, and bait you need
  • Idaho State Journal
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  • 8/3/2017 6:55:00 PM
  • Fish and Game proposes allowing hunters to bait wolves
  • The Idaho Fish and Game Commission is considering several changes to hunting rules, including allowing the use of bait to hunt wolves and prohibiting the use of motion-activated remote cameras and electronic communication devices for hunting all big-game .
  • Idaho Mountain Express
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  • 8/3/2017 1:15:00 PM
  • Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, August 2nd
  • For more than 40 years, Roger Best has called his quiet Shadle neighborhood home. PRIEST LAKE, Idaho - Idaho Fish and Game reports a man in the Huckleberry Bay area of Priest Lake shot and killed a cougar Wednesday after it reportedly attacked his dog.
  • KHQ
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  • 8/3/2017 7:45:00 AM
  • Fall fishing sees lower coho, chinook returns
  • 5 – 30. As recreational angling for fall chinook opens in the Columbia River, the departments of fish and wildlife in Oregon and Idaho have closed chinook fishing in the Snake River canyon downstream of Idaho Power’s Hells Canyon Dam. Idaho is also ...
  • waheagle.com
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  • 8/3/2017 12:45:00 AM
  • Alan Liere’s fish and game report for Aug. 3
  • Due to high demand for nonresident deer and elk tags, Idaho Fish and Game commissioners have decided to keep them at full price. Resident Idaho hunters can now buy nonresident deer and elk tags as second tags, but must pay the full nonresident price of $ .
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 8/2/2017 11:27:00 PM
  • Reader Photo: Dog days of summer fishing
  • Beating the heat: Benjamin Read and his dog, Piton, stay cool while wet wading to fish at a North Idaho lake. Web extra: Submit your own outdoors-related photographs for a chance to be published in our weekly print edition and browse our archive of past ..
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 8/2/2017 9:47:00 PM
  • Come for the eclipse, stay for the fishing
  • Many visitors will travel to Idaho to catch the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, but there’s more for them to catch in Idaho. Idaho Fish and Game has prepared a special guide for visitors so they can go fishing during their visit. A special webpage shows a map ..
  • Idaho Press-Tribune
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  • 8/2/2017 6:57:00 PM
  • Fishing May be Good During the Eclipse
  • However, fish aren't the only animals that may react to the sun being blocked out. The zookeepers at Zoo Idaho are preparing to learn more about how their animals will react to the eclipse. Peter Pruett, the Zoo Idaho Superintendent, said "They might act .
  • KPVI News 6
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  • 8/2/2017 6:19:00 PM
  • Fall chinook fishing season opens Aug. 18
  • Idaho Fish and Game Commission adopted a fall chinook salmon fishing season to open Aug. 18 on parts of the Snake, Clearwater and Salmon rivers. Commissioners approved the 2017 fall chinook fishing seasons during their meeting in Bonners Ferry on Thursday
  • idahocountyfreepress.com
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  • 8/2/2017 1:50:00 PM
  • The Best Fishing Spots in Idaho
  • Potatoes, gemstones and Yellowstone National Park aren't the only things worth the trip to Idaho. The diverse state is home to 26,000 miles of streams and rivers and over 3,000 natural lakes (yes, you read that right ... 3,000) that offer year-round ...
  • active.com
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  • 8/2/2017 5:06:00 AM
  • Fall Chinook fishing to open Aug. 18
  • Idaho Fish and Game Commission adopted a fall Chinook salmon fishing season to open August 18 on parts of the Snake, Clearwater and Salmon rivers. Commissioners approved the 2017 fall Chinook fishing seasons during their meeting in Bonners Ferry on July 27
  • Idaho State Journal
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  • 8/1/2017 8:41:00 PM
  • VIDEO: Idaho Fish and Game Roundup Pelicans at Lake Walcott
  • MINIDOKA, Idaho (KLIX) Recently, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game along with the US Fish and Wildlife Service gathered hundreds of young pelicans to be tagged for future identification and study. In a video shared on Idaho Fish and Game’s YouTube ...
  • Newsradio 1310
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  • 8/1/2017 4:19:00 PM
  • Chinook season closed on Upper Salmon
  • Although the spring/summer Chinook season has closed, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission will consider a fall Chinook season. More information will be available on Fish and Game’s website at https://idfg.idaho.gov/fish/chinook.
  • Idaho Mountain Express
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  • 7/31/2017 10:24:00 PM
  • Fish and Game kills mountain lion in Oakley
  • OAKLEY, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) Idaho Department of Fish & Game (IDFG) with the help of Wildlife Services shot a young female mountain lion north of Oakley, Idaho Saturday night. Two young mountain lions had been involved over the past week in killing several ..
  • KMVT News
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  • 7/31/2017 5:59:00 PM
  • Idaho Fish and Game Kill Mountain Lion Near Oakley
  • OAKLEY, Idaho (KLIX) Idaho wildlife managers say they killed a young mountain lion near the town of Oakley Saturday evening. According to Idaho Department of Fish and Game announcement, the female cat may have been one of two that had been spotted in ...
  • Newsradio 1310
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  • 7/31/2017 3:38:00 PM
  • RV Travel Newsletter Issue 804
  • The incident has caused Idaho’s Department of Fish and Game to shut down camping along FR 146 and 452 in the Sawtooth National Forest — including Caribou and Murdock campgrounds. The bear was spotted one day and chased away, but returned the next to ...
  • rvtravel.com
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  • 7/29/2017 4:09:00 AM
  • Automated trailers cut fish marking time considerably
  • WENDELL, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) - Idaho Fish and Game has trailers at Niagara Springs hatchery in Wendell clipping steelhead trout. They travel and stay for about a week to ten days depending on the size of the hatchery. "We travel to those facilities ...
  • KMVT News
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  • 7/29/2017 12:29:00 AM
  • August fish stocking for Magic Valley, Mini-Cassia waters
  • JEROME — Hoping for some successful fishing? The Idaho Department of Fish and Game released this August schedule for its fish stocking in its Magic Valley region. The department stocks 10- to 12-inch rainbow trout. Stocking is dependent on river ...
  • Twin Falls Times-News
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  • 7/28/2017 3:50:00 PM
  • Snake River Chinook Below Hells Canyon Dam Closes July 30
  • The spring Chinook fishery on the Snake River below Hells Canyon Dam will close at sundown (8:18 p.m.) on Sunday, July 30. Idaho Fish and Game, who monitors the Snake River fishery for both states, noted that angler interest and catch rates have dropped ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/28/2017 7:41:00 AM
  • Alan Liere’s fish and game report for July 27
  • The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will consider a fall chinook season at their July 27 meeting. More information will be available on Fish and Game’s website. The nighttime kokanee bite on Loon Lake has finally become the sure thing I am used to.
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 7/27/2017 12:17:00 AM
  • Idaho may offer hunters bounties for bad wolves, allow bait
  • BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has proposed putting bounties on problem wolves and allowing hunters to lure wolves with bait. The Capital Press reported Monday that the department's Wolf Depredation Control Board has discussed ..
  • KSL
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  • 7/26/2017 9:44:00 PM
  • Casting for the bulls: fishing for Idaho's bull trout
  • They’re big, they’re hard-fighting, and they’re one of Idaho’s most overlooked trophy fishing opportunities, but many anglers are still confused whether they can target bull trout for catch-and-release fishing. The short answer is yes. When bull ...
  • Idaho Press-Tribune
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  • 7/26/2017 6:27:00 PM
  • Two-day Clearwater Region hunting, fishing expo scheduled this August
  • LEWISTON — Idaho Fish and Game is hosting the third annual two-day “Fish & Hunt Idaho Expo.” This event will be held Aug. 25, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Lewis-Clark Wildlife Club Shooting Range at 27007 Tom Beale Road near Lapwai, and Aug. 26 ...
  • idahocountyfreepress.com
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  • 7/26/2017 1:52:00 PM
  • What to know about bull trout fishing
  • They’re big, they’re hard fighting, and they’re one of Idaho’s most overlooked trophy fishing opportunities, but many anglers are still confused whether they can target bull trout for catch-and-release fishing. The short answer is yes.
  • idahocountyfreepress.com
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  • 7/26/2017 1:21:00 PM
  • Fish & Game kills problem black bear
  • Idaho Department of Fish and Game employees on Saturday trapped and euthanized a male black bear that had been frequenting campgrounds in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area north of Ketchum. The bear had made physical contact with people on two ...
  • Idaho Mountain Express
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  • 7/26/2017 10:09:00 AM
  • Idaho F&G Hosts Women's Fly Fishing Clinic
  • Kelly Creek Flycasters and Idaho Fish and Game wil co-sponsor a women's fly fishing clinic that includes classroom sessions at the Fish and Game office on 16th Street, Lewiston, casting lessons at the Nez Perce County Fairgrounds on Burrell Ave, Lewiston .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/26/2017 6:15:00 AM
  • Utah Record Trout Landed At 57 Pounds, Four Pounds Past The Record
  • Extreme Idaho Reported This Story First. After landing a monster, 57-pound lake trout, Soda Springs resident Sidney Cellan has reeled his way into the Utah record books. Cellan said he brought the 48-inch fish up from about 80 feet of water last month ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 7/25/2017 11:10:00 PM
  • Idaho Fish & Game kills problem black bear
  • Idaho Department of Fish and Game employees on Saturday trapped and euthanized a male black bear that had been frequenting campgrounds in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area north of Ketchum. The bear had made physical contact with ...
  • Idaho Mountain Express
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  • 7/25/2017 10:44:00 PM
  • Phillips: Don't overlook fishing for Idaho's bull trout
  • They’re big, they’re hard fighting, and they’re one of Idaho’s most overlooked trophy fishing opportunities, but many anglers are still confused whether they can target bull trout for catch-and-release fishing. The short answer is yes. When bull ...
  • Twin Falls Times-News
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  • 7/25/2017 8:13:00 AM
  • Local fish hatchery works to keep fish healthy
  • WENDELL, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) - At the Niagara Springs fish hatchery they breed steelhead. Millions of baby fish swim in these long vats each day, fed precisely by department of fish and game employees. But over the last couple days the fish got a special ...
  • KMVT News
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  • 7/25/2017 12:25:00 AM

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