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 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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By Steve Stuebner American travel and tourism trends show that Idaho is growing in popularity as a primo destination for outdoorsy visitors, and contrary to national trends, people are staying longer on overnight trips to enjoy quality outdoor-adventure activities. Visitors are twice as likely to come to Idaho to engage in outdoor activities, compared to…

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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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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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The calendar has flipped into October, and that means fall steelhead fishing is coming right up on the Clearwater, Snake and Salmon rivers in Idaho. Do you have your trip booked yet? “We had three ladies with us on Sept. 27th on a day trip from Pittsburg Landing to the Salmon River confluence, and they…

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