Idaho Power stocked Milner Reservoir with more than 20,000 channel catfish on June 27, according to a news release from Idaho Power. The annual stocking event provides anglers a chance to catch a catfish with a $50 reward tag.
BOISE (AP) — A Boise man authorities say poached a sturgeon from the Snake River below Swan Falls Dam has been cited.
Normally, my crappie fishing in Idaho is over by the end of May, and after the first week of June, it’s over near Oregon. But for whatever reason, last year it kept getting better and better until I quit fishing in September to go bowhunting.
A local boy caught a massive carp over the weekend at his family’s vacation house in Rupert.
BURLEY, Idaho (AP) — Officials in south-central Idaho are trying to figure out what caused most, if not all, of the fish in a fishing pond to die.
Father’s Day is just around the corner and sometimes it can be hard to figure out what to buy your dad. Even though my dad has been dead for quite a few years, I think back to how hard it was to figure out what to buy him. All he’d ever give me for suggestions were leather gloves to work on …
Idaho Fish and Game’s Free Fishing Day on June 9 is exactly as it sounds: a chance for anyone to grab a rod and go fishing with no license required.
Imagine a river loaded with big fish that are eager to bite and put up a mean fight when hooked. Imagine you have most of the river for you and your fishing pals to catch as many fish as you want to clean and eat.
I have been writing a lot of crappie fishing articles lately, but there’s a good reason — the fishing has been unbelievable! Just like last year, every time I go, it keeps getting better and better. As far as size and numbers, the best trip was a week ago when my daughter and I went. We caug…
POCATELLO — A Pocatello man recently set a new state catch-and-release record for rainbow trout.
I had been out crappie fishing three times this year. I hadn’t done any good but I knew that it’d bust loose any day.
In an effort to protect the native cutthroat trout population in the Snake River, Idaho Fish and Game has partnered with nearly a dozen sponsors to host South Fork Rainbow Day from 8 a.m. Friday to 4 p.m. Saturday on the Snake River.
IDAHO FALLS — The 25th annual East Idaho Fly Tying/Fly Fishing Expo got off to a busy start Friday at the Shilo Inn.
Two Nampa men who went fishing together Sunday and didn't return home have been found safe, according to the Nampa Police Department.
HELENA, Montana — Montana officials on Thursday rejected a plan to limit commercial fishing guides on the Madison River that flows out of Yellowstone National Park, a top fishing destination where the number of days spent angling has more than doubled in recent years.
Either I’m a miserable planner, I’m too busy, or PETA is plotting against me so I can’t get out and harvest some organic fish!
Montana officials want to limit fishing outfitter use on the Madison River in an effort to reduce crowding and social conflicts between anglers.
Spring is here, days are getting longer and warmer, which are good reasons to break out the fishing rods and take advantage of some early season fishing opportunities.
The Bureau of Land Management has released a new set of rules meant to deal with crowding issues on the South Fork of the Snake River, one of the nation’s best trout fisheries.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An endangered fish that makes its home in the Colorado River basin no longer is at the brink of extinction.
LEWISTON (AP) — Fisheries managers should shut down steelhead fishing in the Columbia and Snake river basins to protect a wild run that returns to Idaho's Clearwater River, according to a conservation group.
Do anglers prefer more trout or larger trout? Idaho Fish and Game is answering that question by providing both in 2018 and beyond.
Why do people fish?
Recently, I was down in Texas conducting seminars at the Dallas Safari Club Convention and Expo. On Monday and Tuesday, I duck hunted in East Texas with Charles Allen, the owner of Knives of Alaska and Diamond Blades. Then I was going to be crow hunting in North Texas on Friday and Saturday.
The South Fork Angler Incentive Program continues on the South Fork of the Snake River, and Fish and Game biologist Brett High was recently on the river capturing fish and putting coded wire tags in the snouts of rainbow trout and rainbow/cutthroat hybrids.
SODA SPRINGS — Whoever wins first place at an ice fishing tournament on the Blackfoot Reservoir on Saturday will win an ATV.
Idaho Fish and Game is seeking public input on the 2019-2021 Fishing Rules for the Southeast Region and on an update to Idaho’s statewide Fisheries Management Plan. Open houses have been scheduled at regional Fish and Game offices statewide so that members of the public can meet with fisheri…
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An environmental group says 23 water diversion projects in central Idaho's Sawtooth Valley are harming federally protected salmon, steelhead and bull trout and has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service.
PRESTON — Franklin County’s Search and Rescue had a busy weekend training and then putting that training to practice.
POCATELLO — A fishing derby Jan. 27 at Sportsman’s Park on the west side of American Falls Reservoir features a $500 first-place prize for the largest trout and a $100 first-place prize for perch.
BOISE (AP) — A Meridian man caught a fish at a western Idaho lake that broke the state’s weight record.
BOISE (AP) — Idaho wildlife officials say a trapper reported finding a wolverine dead in a trap in east-central Idaho.
Idaho Fish and Game Commission will meet by conference call Thursday to vote on extending the reduced bag limit and possession limits for steelhead that were set in October.
BLACKFOOT — The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has issued a salvage order for Jensen’s Grove Park pond in Blackfoot.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A yellow Labrador retriever named Cody has helped Utah wildlife officers embrace using trained dogs to sniff out violations of hunting and fishing rules.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A relatively new $13.5 million hatchery intended to save Snake River sockeye salmon from extinction is instead killing thousands of fish before they ever get to the ocean, and fisheries biologists in Idaho think they know why.
Interested anglers are reminded they have through Nov. 13 to take part in an online survey about fishing in Idaho.
When my brother-in-law Bob Statton called and told me that he, his son Cody and my brother Eddy were meeting down by Buras, Louisiana, to go redfishing and asked if I wanted to go, I jumped at the chance. I hadn’t redfished in a year or two. Not only are they a blast to catch, but I love bla…
Harvest season for adipose-clipped hatchery steelhead opened Sunday on the Snake, Salmon and Clearwater rivers.
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Fish and Game Commission is set to vote on a proposal to allow catch-and-keep steelhead fisheries on the Snake, Salmon and Little Salmon rivers and on the Clearwater River and its north, south and middle forks.