Idaho’s hunting outfitters and Fish and Game officials are expecting a very active big-game season this fall, with potentially a record number of hunters pursuing elk, mule deer, and white-tailed deer and strong harvest rates expected. Archery season is under way, and rifle big-game seasons are starting in mid-September in Central Idaho units, where you…

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By Steve Stuebner Spring fishing is starting to heat up in Idaho after a long winter that brought plenty of snow and freshwater to Idaho’s rivers and reservoirs. Idaho outfitters are fishing for Chinook salmon on Lake Coeur d’Alene, steelhead on the Salmon River near Salmon, cutthroat, rainbow and brown trout on the South Fork…

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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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By Steve Stuebner It’s September — the temperatures are cooling off, the nights are getting chilly in the mountains, and the spine-tingling bugle call of Rocky Mountain elk is echoing in the forest. That means it’s time to go hunting! Idaho outfitters who lead big game hunts are optimistic about a promising hunting season this…

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The Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association has a long tradition of bird-dogging legislation that comes up each year at the Idaho Statehouse during the legislative session to ensure that IOGA’s interests are heard. And then in the evening, IOGA serves up a delicious dinner called, “A Taste of Idaho Outfitting,” featuring scrumptious Dutch oven meals…

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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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By Steve Stuebner Idaho’s outfitters are busy packing gear into the backcountry to get ready for a busy season of deer and elk hunting this fall, one of the busiest seasons in years. Big game hunting in Idaho is coming back with a vengeance this year on the heels of a very good year in…

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