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Idaho Second Tags at Reduced Prices for Deer & Elk are Selling Fast Half are already sold out. These are unsold non-resident tags at discounted prices, still expensive for residents to buy, but they’re buying them. They went on sale Aug. 1. Provided by Idaho Dept. Fish and Game
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flock of Pacific Flyway mallard ducks photo copyright by Sharon Watson

Mallards and other waterfowl in the Pacific Flyway could have a tough time finding winter habitat because of California's deep drought.

46% Took a Kid Hunting Last Year According to

California’s Drought May Endanger Pacific Flyway Waterfowl.

Largely Due to Habitat Loss, Montana Has Closed Sage Grouse Hunting Seasons in Most of the State. Thirty-two counties are closed. Other areas have shortened seasons.

Confirmed by Purdue University Study: Management of Deer Herds Through Hunting Helps Replenish Forests. “We can’t put nature in a glass dome and think it’s going to regulate itself. Because our actions have made the natural world the way it is, we have an obligation to practice stewardship to maintain ecological balance.” – Michael Jenkins, an associate professor of forest ecology at Purdue.

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A young graduate of the state hunter education program with a snipe taken on a southwest Idaho bird hunt

Hunter’s Education Course. Anyone born on or after January 1, 1975 must show proof of having completed a Hunter Education Course unless you’ve previously held a hunting license from another state. These courses are open to anyone, however, who would like to take the course and participate in Field Days.

  • Minimum age for hunting big game in Idaho has been lowered from 12 to 10. This new law took effect July 1, 2014.

    Clark Fork Delta Restoration to begin in earnest from November 2014 through March 2015, when Lake Pend Oreille in northern Idaho is drawn down. Road improvements were made and the staging of equipment and raw materials took place this summer. The project is being implemented through a partnership between numerous public and private entities. Volunteer opportunities are posted at: Clark Fork Delta.


    Check Out Forest Road Closures due to washouts and road damage. Look at Bottom of page for “Closure Terminated” Notations.

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