Outdoors

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

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Hike Scotchman Peak's winter wonderland

The snow is here, but that doesn’t mean the hiking season is over.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
UI Extension offering forest health program

"Current Topics in Forest Health" is an Idaho Forest Stewardship program, co-sponsored by University of Idaho Extension, the Idaho Department of Lands, and many other agencies and organizations.

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Bounty of waterfowl

About two-thirds of Fish and Game's wildlife management areas are managed with waterfowl in mind, providing food and resting areas for migrating waterfowl.

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F&G Commission extends reduced steelhead bag limits into spring 2021 season

Spring steelhead season begins on Jan. 1

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Heather, Landingham atop derby standings

With just two days remaining, there’s still time to get “some really nice fish” in this year’s Thanksgiving Derby, Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Club officials said Friday.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
U of I researchers tackle North Idaho water issues

Toxic algal blooms on Fernan, cleaning runoff among focal points.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Heather, Janicki atop LPOIC Derby standings

Sunday saw new leaders in the adult rainbow, adult Mackinaw, and the Youth A divisions with Blake Heather, Dave Janicki and Fisher LaRue all catching their way onto the top of the leaderboard. All held their spot...

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
LPOIC Derby gets underway

Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Club's Thanksgiving Derby got underway Saturday.

Updated 2 months ago
Soaring with eagles

Eagles flying high

Updated 2 months ago
'The best hunt ever'

Grandson gets wish, bags first elk with grandfather at his side

Updated 2 months ago
Fish and Game stocks rainbow trout in Dunes Lake

In an effort to provide additional fishing opportunity, Fish and Game has stocked Dunes Lake in Bruneau Dunes State Park with catchable rainbow trout.

Updated 2 months ago
Just for the birds: A most wonderful bird — the wild turkey

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. You have all the warmth of a family gathering without the chaos of Christmas, the dress-up requirement of Easter, or the...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Worth the weight

The pike that Joshua Davis pulled from Lake Coeur d’Alene Sunday, Nov. 1, weighed in, officially, at 38.51 ponds.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Hunters can get hunter education certification online

New hunters interested in getting their Hunter Education certification can do so online without participating in a “field day” for the remainder of 2020 and into 2021.

Updated 3 months ago
Great hunting, great challenges

Snake River is an accessible and excellent place to go after waterfowl.

Updated 3 months ago
Blackfeet Nation and Vital Ground protect key habitat near Glacier National Park

Tribe, Foundation team up to protect wildlife habitat