Recent Blogs

  • Clearwater River Chinook salmon in 2015

    Clearwater Salmon Harvest Summary 5/18/15

    This past week on the Clearwater creel section 1 closed after fishing hours on Sunday May 17th. Anglers fishing in this section still had the most success fishing from the railroad bridge to Flying J. with the majority of the effort on the hog line.

  • Clearwater Region Weekly Chinook Update (5/20/15)

    Hi everybody, this is Joe Dupont, Clearwater Fisheries Manager. It's time for my weekly update on the Clearwater Region’s Chinook Salmon fisheries (5/20/15).

  • New fishing access agreement on Little Salmon River - Lower Section

    The Little Salmon River along US Highway 95 near Riggins is a popular fishery for Idaho anglers looking to catch Chinook salmon and steelhead.

  • Little Salmon River Chinook Salmon - They are Here!!!

    It's mid-May and Chinook Salmon are being caught in the Little Salmon River. During the last three days, creel clerks have observed 12 adult Chinook Salmon being caught on the Little Salmon River. Rapid River Hatchery has caught 30 fish in the trap, this week.

  • Northern Pike monitoring project

    This video was shot on Killarney Lake, one of the chain lakes near Coeur d'Alene Lake. It shows how anglers help with northern pike population surveys through Fish and Game’s "Tag You’re It" program.

  • Montana black bears harassed

    Here's a video snippet shared by our friends in Montana. A female black bear and her three cubs were trapped on a bridge surrounded by overly enthusiastic tourists. We think this is a fortuitous example of what "not" to do around wildlife.

  • North Idaho Fishing Delight - Priest Lake

    Most people relate fishing only to the pursuit of fish - but it's so much more! This past week, I had the pleasure of fishing for lake trout on Priest Lake.

  • Idaho Fish and Game Releases Tigers!

    Tiger trout, that is.

    The Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game recently released Tiger Trout in several waters around the state. The fish were 8 - 12" long at stocking and should be easy to catch.

  • Bigger Fish and Better Angler Success

    As Fish and Game stocks rainbow trout this spring, they are doing something different that will lead to better success for Idaho anglers.

  • Part of Idaho bighorn sheep collection returns home

    Part of a bighorn sheep skull and horn collection will be making it's way back to Idaho. Thanks to the efforts of several individuals and groups. Fish and Game is interested in research value of these to determine historical range.