Father Son Hunt.
20" 3x3!Non-resident that hunts ID every year.
21.5 lb x 34.5" FlatheadSee previous story
Aleena's first salmonFor years my 3 daughters have been coming with me salmon fishing all over Idaho and now they are old enough to handle a salmon rod.
Hungry Small mouthCaught 2 bass on one lure down on the Snake River.
My sonFishing with the boys
Quentin Millage, age 10. First black bear, Clearwater National Forest.I took my son out after his first bear, just a few days after his 10th birthday.
Finally got into the fish!
First Fish of the SeasonFirst fish of the season. Fishing with Dad and Mom
Bear river cat
A beautiful Idaho wild turkey will provide great meals for a happy out of state hunter. A gobble-free late season morning caused me to return late morning hunt. I struck up one shy bird and after 40 minutes if calling with four different calls he finally stepped out of the thick timber.
Sheridan Lake on a Turkey Tail NymphGood day on a fee lake
Son's first hunt. First of, thank you to Idaho Fish and Game for offering youth hunts. This was a great intro into the important life long skills learned from such experiences.
Tyler's Lucky Day!This was the only day we got to hunt together, got to the new area we'd never hunted about 3 pm and a few hours later Tyler age 16 had the good fortune of harvesting this older buck.
Biguns at Manns LakewistonCaught Three nice fish on Sunday and several others, This fish was a big female in the shallow water. Thanks zoom centipede worms.
Marie Strong's Opening Day TomI am 71 and was sitting in my ground blind talking turkey when this guy strutted in to my decoys from 100 yards out. When he got to the decoys, I could not wait any longer.
Mack Hagenbaugh from Troy Idaho harvested his first turkey on Sunday the 24th of April 2016. Mack is 13 years old.Mack Hagenbaugh a 7th grader from Troy Idaho harvested his first turkey on Sunday April 24th 2016. Mack is the son of Ric Hagenbaugh also from Troy and pictured here with Mack.
Mack Hagenbaugh from Troy Idaho harvested his first turkey on Sunday the 24th of April 2016. Mack is 13 years old.Mack Hagenbaugh of Troy Idaho harvested his first turkey on Sunday the 24th of April. Mack is 13 years old.
First Archery Animal Ever 5 x 5As a graduation present to my boys, I took both of them their senior year in high school to Idaho to bowhunt elk with me. This is my son Eric who is 17 and his first ever archery animal.
doubled out of the same groupMy son and I both drew on tags. Saturday morning we finally located a large group. These two came out of the roost together, right into the decoys.
Evelyn's LopeFirst year hunting, 340 yards one shot.
Idaho 2015Buck was harvested on Nov. 20th. 2016 Dry Scored 173 1/8"" 15 points Non-Typical.
Yep! I see all the elk dad!Took the kids for a quick look after work.
Happy girl!Spent the day with the family glassing and walking. Doesn't get much better than that. Picking up a shed or two is just an added bonus!
Unit 6 Idaho Dream
Salmon River SteelheadFirst steelhead trip of 2016
4 X 5 Mule Deer MuzzleloaderI was muzzleloader hunting with a Hawkins .50 Cal muzzleloader in the Little Lost River drainage. I was following an old logging trail when I heard some wolves in the distance howling.
First trophy buck with my Recurve!While hunting I hiked back through an area I just went through knowing something was still in there. I snuck down this wooded ravine and there he was staring at me broadside at 40 yards.
Dad's first BearMy dad came up to Idaho from Colorado to hunt bears with me. He ended up scoring this huge sow the morning he was driving back to Colorado. Skull scored 18" and hide measured just over 6ft.
Zerin Petersen Turkey HuntingZerin is Paraplegic -pulls trigger with a rope with his mouth- Hunting Turkey's with a disability is no small featTurkey area #3 near Athol
Zerin is Paraplegic -pulls trigger with a rope with his mouth Moose area #2 near Spirit LakeZerin has long had a dream of shooting a moose- He was drawn this year and his success is much more than most folks, Having been paralyzed in an accident.Having no hands, little arm movement, and n
First turkeySheila's first turkey, called him in to within 10 yards.
sawtooth Elk HuntMy friend John, a life-time Idahoan, with his first six point bull! Not bad for an old guy!
A family thingOur grandson Cole Pritchett and his first deer in the open hunt 2015 with grandmother Terri Pritchett.
lost in the winterSnow shoe'n in the st. joe when we ran across this lost cub that must have left the den a bit to soon.
December GeeseLate December Goose Hunt during Christmas Break with my daughter.
Late January GoldeneyesLast weekend of 2015-2016 Duck Season. Had just enough open water to throw out a few decoys.
Watching Ice form from the duck blindLate season duck hunt as we watched ice form and had to move decoys three times as they were freezing in. Finally had to leave because of no open water.
January Goose HuntJanuary Goose Hunt during Christmas Break
November Sunrise Duck hunt with my daughter during Thanksgiving break
November Duck HuntDuck hunt with my daughter over Thanksgiving break
Henrys lake hybrid
Tristan on the St. Joe
Thank you Idaho for a very memorable trip.I would like to thank the Idaho Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the people of Idaho for allowing disabled veterans to come to your great state and experience the outdoor opportunities available.
Catch and release hound huntingOne of our bears we treed in fall season with the hound dogs.
Cascade Lake Dec 26th, 2015
First Elk 36AI had drawn a coveted 36A rifle bull elk tag. We made the most by scouting and checking out various different areas within the unit.
Connors bull mooseMy 11 yr old Connor tried drawing for unit 6 bull moose for his first time ever. He not only was lucky enough to draw, but he was able to do it with his dad and grandfather present.
Clearwater StealheadMy first Steelhead!
North Idaho First Ice FrenzyThese two seniors at Post Falls High school spent their entire winter break waiting for the first ice to form on area lakes and scored big when it came on with 18 flags and 5 northern pike, 6, 7, 8, 9
Chukar and Hungarian Partridge hunt with the bird dogMy son and I were out doing a little work and we ran into a field full of chukars. Like always we were prepared for this situation. We jumped out got our guns ready and ambushed a covey of chukars.
All smiles Beautiful day in November! Decided to take a break from duck hunting to take my princess fishing. Great choice!
Idaho Spring Bear--Brown Phase of Black Bear--2015It was early June and 2 days before the end of the Spring Bear Season. Me and my buddy Mike were hunting over bait outside of Smith's Ferry ID.
Rebecca's crazy buckRebecca and I spent the afternoon sitting and watching the edges of a overgrown field. Despite the chilly breeze, the warm sunshine made rebecca drowsy.
Kissing his first fishIt always been our family rule to have to kiss the first fish of the season. This was actually my 3 year olds first fish through the ice. Good times with family.
First DeerFirst deer...
hunting partnerswe both got nice bulls this year
42 1/2 inch bull unit 61-1
2015 Unit 40When my son graduated and joined the Air Force my husband was left without a hunting partner. I decided I would give it a shot and my first year putting in I drew a Unit 40 late buck hunt!
Muzzleloader seasonmuzzleloader season
2015 Spring Bear Hunt--World class black bear from Idaho
typical North Idaho buckIt was just a beautiful cold, sunny day in the north woods. A weather front was predicted to arrive that evening and the deer were feeding in the early afternoon.
2015 Deer Camp
First year hunter, Drew a moose tag, first harvest ever! I am hooked!! I took Hunters safety in April and put in for my moose tag at the end of April. Was drawn for a tag as was my boyfriend Jeff. He harvested his moose the end of October.
first elkafter a long uphill climb in the dark at 4 degrees we got above a heard heading for their day beds in the timber and was able to take this young cow.
Sierra's first elk!!!!! so proud of my girl only twelve and already loves to hunt so awsome......I took my daughter deer hunting in 2014 which she shot a great buck...on the passport program.
Muskrat or small River Otter? In pond about 50' from Boise River, Marianne Williams ParkWould like an identification. He is small and living in the water mostly & sits out near the shore and dives under for quite a while.
Kennedy's first elk
Sunset TroutA picture book ending to a fabulous fishing day on the lake
Stephanie Bearnson 2015 buckMy wife, kids and I drew out on unit 70 mule deer this year. We filled all but one of the tags. My wife filled hers from the truck on the fourth day of the hunt with her handicap permit.
Castle Rocks Mulie
Bennett Mountain HuntI was lucky enough to draw a bull elk tag for controlled hunt area 45-1, which includes all of units 45 & 52.
Public land monster muley harvested by Gary Bergen High country mule deer hunt with the crew of Cutting Edge Bullets. This deer was taken with a .338 Edge at 810 yrds! 15 scorable points!!
The Work BeginsThe last day we had an opportunity to hunt, just after a nice big rain, we were able to harvest a couple of two pointers that happened to be hanging out on the edge of some aspens.
Cassidy's first buck!
Chase's first buck!
Tango CreekGhost sheep hunting 2015.
2015 elk huntFirst Bull
Jesse and Toby first deer eachFather and son Double Play, first deer for each of them.
Mike Myers, 14, first elk!My first elk!
Hunting with three generations!Reilly Jones shot this forked horn in Stanley while hunting with his grandpa, uncle, dad, nephew and brother. Nice buck!
Family fun in Idaho
Making family memories on the Clearwater River
Take the kids fishing, they're always lucky!
Grampa Ray and my first antelope My grampa got to go with my dad and I on my first big game hunt
Gavin's first deer. Gavin and his step father Steve with Gavin's first deer. One shot 4x3 mule deer buck.
Jessi Glon 2015 2nd DeerMy daughters 2nd buck. 140 YD shot
Greg's 2015 general season muley
First deer!This is our daughter, Meghan Jones (18), first time hunting with her step dad Lawrence. 250 yards through the lungs! Unit 45. Great job!
Mike Myers, 14
Take em'Youth waterfowl hunt 2015
Gavin's first duck.Grandson's first duck.
Emily Myers, 11, with geese on her first hunt!Emily's first hunt. She got the two geese with one shot! The Youth Waterfowl season is a fantastic way to get kids into hunting.
north idaho bullhunting north idaho with family
16.84lb Rainbow troutCaught this great rainbow trout came close to the state record. We got the fish certified weighed and measured after visiting the Boise Fish & Game office. 16.84lbs and 32 7/8 inches
first deer hunt
first elk hunt
16.3 lb 16.3 lb rainbow caught at deadwood
9 1/2 lb rainbow One of 4 fish caught in August-September 2015
10-year-old's First BullAfter a few days of hard and hot hunting, Easton harvested a gorgeous 7 x 7 bull with several broken tines.
Archery Buck on my 17th Birthday~Seth Waite/Valley CountyI love to hunt, fish and camp! I've been riding motorcycles since the age of 5 and exploring every piece of idaho land I can.
Archery BullSnuck in on this bull and 20 cows. Got him up and killed him at 50 yards. Green scored him at 360. Over the counter public land diy archery.
Dean's First buck (and with a bow!)Dean Johnson with his first buck, shot with a bow. His second bow kill
Prairie rattlesnakeTook a little ride and saw this fella sunning him/herself.....
Sparring matchOn a drive on buckskin road from pocatello to inkom and seen these guys
cold morning mallardsnew years day,very cold,my lab(rio) all iced up with a limit of greenheads
Next generation EveNing scouting
North Idaho bull
First BuckMy son Ole just as it started to snow connected on this beautiful Buck on the last day of our 3 day hunt. Ole used his .243 Rossi Trifecta and a Nikon scope. This was a memorable day!
Giant south east Idaho mule deerUnbelievable public land Idaho mule deer hunt with the great guys of Cutting Edge Bullets. We saw numerous bucks over 180" with opportunities at a few and also elk and bear.
Swimming in a pond at Albertson's Park
2014 General season buck2nd day general, had seen a smaller buck bedding in this area on opening morning and was unable to stalk him.
bearsSeen these two bears feeding.
6x6 bull harvested with a bow. I Bungled in 4 bulls in September but they would never come into bow range,I got ahead of the bulls and waited for them to work there way up the canyon to a wallow, after waiting for over an hour al
Elk River ,Idaho trail cam photo...Trail cam photo 2015...
Arrowhead him at 41 yards he only ran 30 before he expired!! Best trip ever!! Killed him 2 hours after I stepped off the horse! Only two hours into a 9 day hunt it was surreal!!! Idaho is awesome!!!
Big Mac from Stanley IdahoGreat catching these Big Macs on a bass rod with 9lb test and 20lb leader. Good eats canned. Thrill of a life time. Fishon!
Great day on the Clearwater
Janessa' First Bull ElkJanessa shot this bull in his bed at 301 yards with one shot from Sako rifle in 7mm STW.
Great 6x6 archery, PL, no guide, OTC Panhandle Sept. 2014My buddy and I decided to take a chance on an OTC archery tag. After 48 miles on the ground in 3 days I found this guy.
Confirmed NWTF #1 Idaho State Record TurkeyOpening day 2015 a friend and I saw this turkey and started calling to him. After about 30 minutes of convincing, he finally came within range. I dropped him with one shot from my .20 GA Beretta 391.
Spot and stalk, 50 cal. flintlock, 8 yards. East Idaho.
Crow Macdonald age 12 - Youth waterfowl hunt 2014 in Blaine County Idaho
Exciting first hunt...Spot and stalk less than 50 yards..This is about Kathy Vogt and her first time hunting....Our first spring in Idaho, coming from Illinois, so much new and untamed.....
Grouse hunting Bear Lake.
Pulling QuillsHad this bull on my property and noticed it had a nose full of porcupine quills. All of the biologists involved were awesome!
Transferring fish into the Nirth Fork of the Boise RiverMy daughter and nieces really enjoyed meeting these two, and watch them transfer a few nets of fish into the North Fork of the Boise river (right by our campsite) yesterday.
My Dad's first bear.This was my Dad's first bear hunt and he came up from Colorado and bought a non-resident tag.
Rip'n lips on the South Fork of the Salmon River - Natalie Hodson"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better." -Albert EinsteinPeople think I'm crazy when I tell them what we do when we catch these salmon.
Idaho Mule deer buck in early summer.I enjoy getting trail camera pictures of Idaho's wildlife about as much as any other outdoor activity I have ever engaged in!
The perfect wife and the perfect day.I am a traveling pipefitter and U.P. native. My wife and kids have set roots in Boise area one by one. Now, in every spare moment spent here, I make my wife trout fish with me.
Idaho buck killed by Cade Reed from La Grande OR
Idaho bear hunting ROCKS!!Great Bear Season! Not the bear I took but one of many visiting the bait!
Panhandle Bull 2014
Mystic Saddle Ranch
Rio Grande Gobbler. Unit 38 controlled youth hunt. Payton Lanningham, age 13
First bear hunt! McKade Lanningham, age 10
Unit 39 Over the Counter General Mule Deer HuntIt was October 2014 and I was hunting unit 39 with Justin Denison. Justin and I had just killed a buck for him a few days prior and now it was my turn to get one.
My Life :)
Unit 62 Buck
John Anderson at lake walcot, great day fishing, John Anderson fishing at lake walcot, great day fishing....
Hunting with my DaughterMonster MemoriesRolling over in bed, I reached for my cell phone to see what time it was. You guessed it! I woke up before my cell phone alarm could sound, why you might ask?
A pair of blondes (bears, that is...)Our game camera caught these two light color phase bears grazing in the open.
Curious chukarTook a little cruise in the Owyhee backcountry and saw this chukar crossing the road (no I don't know why...lol.)
2015 cow moose27 yd shot with my bow
7 lb. 2 oz. Rainbow TroutHappiness is a wife that can outfish you.
Sophia's first fishThis is the first fish Sophia has caught, a rainbow. She was both elated and disgusted.
Turkey 1 1/2" spurs. And 10 inch beard
2014 3pt Muley Following a 3 hour stalk and waiting 30 minutes for the bedded buck to rise, one shot was all it took to anchor my best buck to date.
Taylor Daley, Age 14, with her first black bear
Me, my wife and her bird After a 2.5 hour afternoon hunt, we were able to persuade a flock of turkey's and this nice 4 year old tom within the shotgun range of my "turkey slaying" wife, Kim!
Jack's first chinook!
Clearwater Tom2.5 hours into the afternoon hunt, a flock of hens brought this 4 year old tom to a meeting with destiny and my turkey hunting fanatic wife....:)
First fish of year, what a hog! Just another day out on the water!
Bear family portrait This sow and her three Cubs pose for a family portrait taken by the trail camera at a bait site near Williams Lake.
C J Strike Smallmouth 20 inches longMy buddy and me caught 6 apiece in 3 hours , must have found the right spot , didn't have a scale but the largest one was 20 inches
Fish OnWe had an itch so we scratched it!! Limits both days on the little river.
Owen Boreson and his first bearThis is my Nephew Owen Boreson and his first bear!
Bradlee's first deer!I am 12 years old and this was my first hunt. I heard him in the bushes and scared him out, then shot him in the chest with my 12 gauge shot gun.
Ron koch 2014 mile deer
Tim`s Idaho Bull ElkAfter waiting for 3 hours and watching 30 cow elk feeding on the hill side two bull elk findly showed them selfs one real nice 4x4 and this 6x6 I harvest.
Great huntingGreat hunting
Unit 38 opening morning youth huntYouth hunter Evan on a hunt hosted by a local landowner and the Gem State Chapter of NWTF harvested this fine gobbler on opening morning!
Cascade Reservoir Perch
Turkey VultureWe were driving out of Sage Hen Reservoir when this Turkey Vulture swooped down in front of us. I pulled over and got my camera out. It was my first time seeing a vulture in Idaho!
My very first Salmon ever landed!!! This year is my second year salmon fishing and my very first year reeling a salmon in all the way to the net! I was even able to tag out this same day.
Old man shot an old goatHunt of a lifetime; 5 days of hunting the high country of Idaho, rewarded with this 10.5 yr old goat,
9" beard Called him in to 30 yards. Gillie suit did its job and I was able to draw and shoot without spooking him.
Snake river bass Trolling the snake river, we caught 50 bass today. using lures no worms. me and the wife had a great Mother's Day in the Idaho outdoors. Stay safe and boat responsibly!
One happy little girl, first turkey. After getting up at 4:30 am to get set up before the turkeys, success happened. The birds flew down out of the trees right in front of Sydney. She zeroed in and made a great clean shot at 20 yards.
First day deer hunting
Trail Cam bearded hensCaught two bearded hens on my trail cam.
Wild Turkey I had the opportunity to bag this big gobbler and find a deadhead mule deer buck in some of Idaho's most beautiful country!
2015 Youth Turkey HuntAnother youth turkey hunt for a brother and sister that just became licensed hunters earlier this year.
Short range weapon only hunt, S&W .460 XVRTo those of us who love guns and the treasured moments they help us create, it's really difficult to choose just one.
Toad in Pond, Mountain Home, ID
Kyler's First Turkey!My 15 year old's first time out turkey hunting and he tagged this great tom! Way to go, Kyler!