Posts Tagged ‘IOGA’

IOGA annual meeting set for Dec. 12-13 in Boise

By Steve Stuebner The Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association 2018 annual meeting will feature the introduction of new executive director Aaron Lieberman, discussions about a new hunting tag allocation system and  budgeting for a seasonal business, and, of course, the Thaw Fundraiser, dinner, silent/live auction and live music by Jimmy Bivens. The meeting will occur…

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Outdoor writer to detail sexual harrassment in Colo. river-guiding industry at IOGA annual meeting

By Steve Stuebner Jayme Moye, a widely published outdoor journalist who wrote an exposé about sexual harassment in the river-guiding industry in Colorado and inside the National Park Service, Grand Canyon District, will be the lunch speaker on Thursday, Dec. 14th, during the 63rd annual meeting of the Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association (IOGA) in…

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Now’s the time to catch a big steelhead in Idaho!

By Steve Stuebner It’s late fall, and steelhead season is kicking into high gear in Idaho! The fish are moving upstream into the Snake, Salmon and Clearwater rivers as we speak. Now is the time to book a steelhead trip with an fishing outfitter to catch a big one with your friends and family. Late…

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National travel and outfitting trends look positive for 2014

By Steve Stuebner People are less concerned about the economy when making decisions about their summer vacations, and overall, there appears to be an increasing trend of people selecting shorter, and more relaxing and easy-going outdoor adventures vs. high octane adrenaline-filled trips, experts say. David Brown, executive director of America Outdoors Association, said he expects…

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"Capture the Spirit of Idaho Guided Adventures" video contest

The Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association is stepping it up a notch this year in terms of looking for more fresh, entertaining and informative videos from IOGA members about all of the outstanding guided outdoor adventure activities in Idaho. So, we’re launching a video contest this year, similar to our ever-popular photo contest. We’re calling the…

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Idaho mountain snowpack levels look favorable for 2013 whitewater season

Idaho mountain snowpack levels and anticipated streamflows in the popular Salmon, Snake, Lochsa and Payette river basins are hovering near 90 percent of normal, which should provide for a fun-filled whitewater river season, according to officials with the Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association. “The current levels in mid-March are looking excellent,” said Justin Walsh, owner…

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IOGA Lobby Day is a must-do event, especially the food!!!

Hi all, The Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association is once again sponsoring IOGA Lobby Day, a wonderful event in which member-outfitters descend on the Idaho Statehouse to chat with legislators about issues of interest, and it all culminates in the “Taste of Idaho Outfitting, ” a delightful Dutch oven feed. IOGA Lobby Day is set…

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Five reasons to hunt big game in Idaho

Now is the time when hunters, outfitters and state Fish and Game officials are flocking to sportsmen’s shows around the United States, and hunters are making decisions about where to hunt in 2013. We want hunters to know about the advantages of hunting in Idaho … Here’s our list of 5 reasons to hunt big…

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Leo and Dee Crane, Zeke West inducted as IOGA Lifetime Members

Three longtime IOGA members, Leo and Dee Crane of Orofino and Zeke West of Grangeville, were honored as Lifetime Members at the annual IOGA meeting last week in Boise. Grant Simonds, executive director of the Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association, said the honor is the equivalent of a “lifetime achievement” award because of the many…

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