Friday, September 22, 2023


What's there to do in the great outdoors? Here we've got a bevy of local outdoor activities and destinations to explore.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago

Eye on walleye

Early summer walleye in Lake Pend Oreille are on the move. Walleye spawning is over now, and with warmer water t...

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Koocanusa derby announces winning anglers

The winners of the 21st annual fishing derby, which was held May 20-21 at Koocanusa Resort and Marina, display their catches.

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Plue, Blackstone nab derby honors

Scott Plue nabbed an 18.75-pound, 36-inch Mackinaw to claim the top spot on the derby's final day; and, on the rainbow side of the Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Cl...

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Pair continue to top LPOIC derby

Mike Blackstone and Jeffrey Garcia continue to top the leaderboard in Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Club's spring derby as of Friday night. Blackstone caught a 19...

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Public input sought on proposed OSV project

The Idaho Panhandle National Forests held a virtual town hall Wednesday evening for its proposed action to designate over snow vehicle (OSV) routes in the no...

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Annual walleye netting set to start soon

This spring marks the sixth year of netting operations on the lake by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game to help keep the walleye population under control...

Updated 6 months ago
ITA course teaches backpacking basics

Idaho Trails Association will host a free, three-hour class on April 13 from 6-9 p.m. about backpacking for beginners and seasoned hikers alike.

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
IDFG: Winter survival of mule deer fawns, elk calves down slightly

Statewide winter survival for mule deer fawns and elk calves fitted with tracking collars has shown to be slightly lower through the end of February.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Trout Unlimited chapter to meet Wednesday

The Panhandle Chapter of Trout Unlimited invites anglers to join them in welcoming Carson Watkins as the Panhandle regional supervisor for Idaho Department o...

Updated 7 months, 2 weeks ago
2022 hooked plenty of fish stories

Here are the top state record-setting fish stories from this year

Updated 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Winter ecology program announced

Area residents are invited to share a winter day studying the interactions of area wildlife with their environment.

Updated 8 months ago
The birds and the seeds

Turn your backyard into a bird B&B with these helpful wintertime bird-feeding tips from the Idaho Department of Fish & Game.

Updated 8 months ago
IDFG has a plan for big game emergencies

People aren’t the only ones who can find it a bit of a struggle when a heavy winter storm rolls through Idaho. Our state’s wildlife, specifically deer, elk a...

Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Don't wait to buy your 2023 hunting/fishing licenses

A lot of hunters and anglers see the cold, bitter months of January and February as the so-called “off-season.” It’s easy to see why — you step foot outside ...

Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Limited number of nonresident white-tailed deer tags to go on sale

Nonresident "regular" deer sold out for 2023, up to 1,500 nonresident white-tailed deer-only tags will go on sale at 10 a.m. MST on Jan. 12 online at Gooutdo...