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Alaska Confirms Respiratory Pathogen in Dall Sheep & Mountain Goats
Posted on: 03/19/18

A strain of bacteria known to cause pneumonia in Lower 48 bighorn sheep has been detected for the first time in Alaska Dall's sheep and mountain goats. The Dall's sheep testing positive for Movi were all in Game Management Unit 13A; all were taken by hunters and...

Alaska 2018 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions
Posted on: 03/19/18

In favor of protecting returning king salmon and increased fishing opportunities in the future, Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is implementing the following sport fishing regulation restrictions for Little Susitna River, Deshka and Yentna rivers, the Upper Cook Inlet including the entire Susitna River drainage. The EMERGENCY ORDER in these areas are as follows...

Four People Arrested in Elaborate Wounded Warrior Fraud Schem
Posted on: 03/19/18

Four people have been arrested and accused of creating an “elaborate fraud scheme” to steal more than $125,000 posing as fundraisers for veterans. Several willing donors were duped into believing they were donating to the Wounded Warrior Project, but...

Idaho F&G Fur Auction April 21 in Nampa
Posted on: 03/19/18

This year’s auction of furs, hides, antlers, and other items is set for Saturday, April 21 at the Idaho Fish and Game Southwest Region office at 3101 S. Powerline Road in Nampa. Items may be viewed beginning at 8 a.m., with the live auction beginning promptly at 10 a.m. Auction items include...

Montana Upper Missouri River Paddlefish Lottery Tag Applications Due March 29
Posted on: 03/19/18
Paddlefish anglers planning to harvest a fish in the Upper Missouri River (From Fort Peck Dam to Fort Benton) will need to apply for an Upper Missouri River Paddlefish Tag. Applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, 2018. In addition...

Utah Big Game Permit Proposals for 2018
Posted on: 03/19/18

Depending on which unit you applied for, you might have a better chance at drawing a permit to hunt big game in Utah this fall. Buck deer, buck pronghorn, bull moose and Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep are among the animals for which Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are recommending...

Vermont Holds Public Hearings on Moose and Deer
Posted on: 03/19/18

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is holding three public hearings about Vermont’s moose and deer in March, with two focused on deer later in May. The March 19, 21, and 22 hearings will include results of Vermont’s 2017 deer and moose seasons as well as prospects for the fall. Included will be...

Washington's Wolf Population Increases for 9th Straight Year
Posted on: 03/19/18

Washington's wolf population continued to grow in 2017 for the ninth straight year, according to the results of an annual survey conducted by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). The state was home to at least 122 wolves, 22 packs, and 14 successful breeding pairs, based on...

Interest in Wyoming Elk Hunting Continues to Increase
Posted on: 03/19/18

A Wyoming elk hunt remains one of the most sought-after opportunities in the West, and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department saw another increase in non-resident applications for the 2018 season. There is one last chance for non-resident elk hunters to pick up a license. After the resident draw is complete, the remaining licenses will be offered through a random leftover draw that both residents and non-residents can...