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 8 months, 2 weeks ago
FSPW opens guided winter hikes season

Winter in the Scotchman Peaks area means a return of snow — lots of snow. And the Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness is ready to take advantage of it.

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Don't let a lack of gear stop you from waterfowl hunting

Waterfowl hunting has a reputation for being expensive, but hunters don’t need to shell out tons of money on a boat or a truckload of waterfowl gear to be su...

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Youth gets first deer

Calling all hunters, share your trophy photos during hunting season and it just might end up in the next Outdoors page of the Daily Bee.

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Forest Health Program registration deadline nearing

Animals, plants, insects, and diseases can sometimes impede reforestation, wildlife habitat, or other forest stewardship goals. Current Topics in Forest Health is an annual program that updates forest owners, for...

Updated 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Pair claim fall derby honors

Dan Spinosa finishes the derby as the official winner of the adult rainbow division with a 27.80-pound, 36 3/4 fish. In the adult mackinaw division, Shane O'...

Updated 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Ice fishing is a fun way to extend your fishing season

Unless you’re a hockey player or margarita, ice can get a bad rap. It glazes your windshield, covers your driveways and makes the highways slicker than snot....

Updated 10 months ago
Shotgunning workshop scheduled for Dec. 3

Area residents are invited to sign up now to learn the basics of shooting shotguns from NRA-certified instructors.

Updated 10 months ago
Mandatory Hunter Reports help IDFG track deer, elk herds

Deer, elk and pronghorn hunters are reminded their Mandatory Hunter Reports, are due within 10 days of their hunt ending. Hunters can download Idaho Fish and...

Updated 10 months ago
Nonresident deer, elk tags go on sale Dec. 1

Nonresident deer and elk tags for the upcoming 2023 hunting season go on sale starting at 10 a.m. MST on Dec. 1. Licenses and tags can be bought online at Go...

Updated 10 months, 1 week ago
Thanksgiving Derby set to hit the water

Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Club's annual Thanksgiving Derby kicks off Saturday, the club's Dave Gillespie said. The derby runs Nov. 19-23, takes a day-long b...

Updated 10 months, 1 week ago
Fish and Game operating CWD check stations this month

Hunters can collect and submit their own lymph node samples at drop-off locations throughout the region

Updated 10 months, 1 week ago
81 years of looking down the scope

Hunting has no set expiration date — if you can shoulder a firearm, still see good enough to look down the sights and traverse a fair amount of open country,...

Updated 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Alaskan wilderness brings beauty, fishing joy

In the Kenai Peninsula the rivers run high, swift and oh so cold in June. They are also brimming with sockeye and king salmon and the number of drift boats a...

Updated 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Trespassing call leads to over 50 wildlife charges against 5 Idaho men

Group sentenced to combined $21,975 in fines, 15 years in license revocations - with an additional 24 years if probation is violated, 34 years of probation, ...

Updated 11 months, 1 week ago
Registration for Forestry Shortcourse due Oct. 25

Many Idaho forest landowners desire a better understanding of how forests grow and how they can better manage their forest property to meet their goal.