Questions & Answers: Baiting
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A: This is often an ethical dilemma faced by hunters. The rule states it is illegal to hunt big game with the use of bait (except for bear and wolf). Bait here is defined as something placed to attract wildlife. However, many ranchers use salt blocks to manage cattle movement within an allotment. If ...
A: Idaho Fish and Game doesn't encourage the public to feed big game. Each region has a committee that considers whether winter (snowfall) conditions warrant Fish and Game feeding animals. If you feel that big game is struggling and needs to be fed, please contact the Fish and Game Region office in ...