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2018 Idaho Steelhead Spring Season


Rreduced bag and possession limits have been extended for the 2018 Idaho spring steelhead season, according to Idaho Department Fish and Game (IDFG). This year’s spring season began January 1.... READ MORE

RBFF 2017 Special Report on Fishing


The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) recently released of its 2017 Special Report on Fishing. The report encompasses participation trends, barriers to entry, motivating factors, angler preferences, and other... READ MORE

Arizona Gila Trout Relocation


Biologists and wildlife managers from Arizona Game and Fish (AGF) and Mora National Fish Hatchery recently transported Gila trout, a rare trout species native to Arizona and New Mexico, to... READ MORE