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Conservation Officer Helps Deer Tangled in Baling Twine
It wasn’t an average day at the office for Idaho Fish and Game Conservation Officer John McLain when he encountered a white-tailed buck tangled in baling twine. In August, McLain received a call about an entangled buck near Orofino, and he went to investigate it. Finding the buck, he turned on his body-mounted camera and thought, “this might be a video of me getting my butt kicked, or it might turn out alright.” Learn more about the story at https://fishandgame.idaho.gov/content/officer-frees-buck
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Steelhead Fishing - Side Planer
Scott Putnam shows anglers how to rig a side planer. He likes fishing stelhead and salmon with a side planer because it gets your line out to where the boats float.
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Kokanee Fishing Tips from an Idaho Angler
Avid kokanee fisherman, Dave Triplett, shares some of his fishing secrets.
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Steelhead Fishing - Making Slinky Weights
What are slinky weights and learn how they are better than pencil lead for steelhead fishing.
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Emergency Winter Feeding on Tex Creek WMA
Fire burned 22,000 acres of winter range on the Tex Creek Wildlife Management Area in eastern Idaho in 2016. To support elk and deer, and prevent private property damage, Idaho Fish and Game set in motion the largest winter feeding operation in Idaho’s history. For more infomation on winter feeding at Tex Creek and other locations in Idaho go to the Fish and Game website - idfg.idaho.gov. 2017 vjo
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Steelhead Fishing - Fly Fishing Setup
Here's the basic fly fishing set up to start fishing for steelhead.
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Rocky Mountain Whitefish
Anglers are passionate about Rocky Mountain Whitefish
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75 Wild Recipes-Smoking Steelhead
Avid steelhead angler Steve Huffaker shares his favorite recipe for smoking steelhead. This "Incredible Idaho" story first aired in 1996.
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Steelhead Fishing - Bobber n Jig Setup
Whatch how to setup a bobber and jig rig for steelhead fishing.
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Remote camera captures wildlife in remote spot in Idaho.
Idaho Fish and Game uses remote cameras to monitor wildlife for research projects. These images are from one camera located in the Purcell Mountains in North Idaho. ML/2018
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Idaho's Conservation Officers
Idaho is a place of spectacular mountains, stunning rivers, magnificent lakes, dramatic deserts, astonishing canyons and incredible wildlife. Protecting this incredible wildlife is our mission as Idaho Fish & Game’s conservation officers. SN 2017
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Moose on the Loose!
Idaho Fish & Game relocates a young bull moose from a backyard in Lewiston Idaho.
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Steelhead Fishing - Plunking Setup
Plunking is an effective bank angling method for steelhead fishing.
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Field Exercise: What to Expect
What to expect for Idaho's Hunter Education program.
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Fishing a Mountain Lake in Idaho: Roman Nose
Twenty-five fish a day is the fishing limit on Roman Nose Lake. It's one of a handful of mountain lakes in North Idaho you can drive to.If you want to explore you can also hike to upper or lower Roman Nose Lakee to go fishing. Earl and Beverly Chapin share their passion for brook trout and mountain lakes with a couple and their three children. vjo 2010
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Plug fishing aka Back trolling
Steelhead fisherman Scott Putnam shows how plug fishing works fishing for steelhead.
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Boise River Trout: Preserving Idaho's Urban Gem
Idaho Fish and Game biologists surveyed the lower Boise River trout population in June 2015. Unlike previous fall surveys, this was a much larger survey from Lucky Peak to Middleton. This survey collected information to answer questions about brown trout stocking success, trout migration patterns, angler catch and harvest rates, trout population numbers and fish size range. This kind of survey information is critical to managing this valuable recreational resource. KM 2016
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Fall Chinook on the Snake River
Fishing for fall Chinook in Idaho is still somewhat new for anglers. As Stuart Rosenberger has followed the fall runs up and down the Snake and Clearwater rivers, he's learned a few things about fishing for these remarkable fish. 2015 vjo
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Fishing and Managing Idaho Alpine Lakes
We talk all about fishing in alpine lakes! Learn about historical stocking, how we study fish populations and how you can plan your next backcountry fishing adventure!
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Hunting the Sagebrush Sea
Stalking antelope on a sagebrush-covered hillside in the Lemhi Valley in Idaho is about the best thing Windy Davis can imagine doing in the fall. 2015 vjo
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Fishing the Teton River in Idaho
Tim Watters and his sons fish the Teton River in Idaho during the evening hours of a long summer day. 2014 vjo
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Enforcement Tools: Enforcement Careers at Idaho Fish and Game
Idaho Fish and Game is searching for enforcement recruits.
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How to Field Dress a Deer
Wildlife biologist and hunter Steve Nadeau takes us through the steps of field dressing a deer.
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Idaho Steelhead Fishing Adventure
Go steelhead fishing on the Snake and Salmon Rivers with angler Ed Schreiver. Learn more about jet boats, fishing for steelhead and the importance of steelhead fishing to Idaho. This "Incredible Idaho" story first aired in 1996. @1996
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Chukar Hunt
Chukar hunting in the rough terrain of southwestern Idaho from our archives. October 1992
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Fishing for Redband Trout in Idaho's High Desert
Biologist Dan Schill drops down into a well hidden desert canyon to check on Idaho's native redband trout.
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WILD About Mountain Goats
Idaho’s’ mountain goats are adapted to living in rugged, remote areas, so it is natural that the mountain goat would appear mysterious. But this harsh habitat is also their defense.
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Boise River Fish Population Surveys 2013
Fish population surveys on the Boise River below Lucky Peak Reservoir though downtown Boise. Surveys are performed every 3 years to monitor trends in the fish community using electrofishing gear. Fish are momentarily stunned, then weighed, measured and released unharmed. Biologists use the information collected from these kinds of surveys to manage the fishery and help provide quality fishing opportunities.
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Steelhead Fishing - Basic Steelhead Gear
Never been steelhead fishing? Watch this video to learn what kind of gear you will need.
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Fishing Returns to the South Fork Payette
After years of not stocking fish in the South Fork of the Payette Rvier, Idaho Fish and Game is once again planting catchable rainbown trout. Fisheries biologist Joe Kozfkay is hoping anglers catch on to the newest opportunity of fishing the beautiful clear water of the South Fork Payette River. MM/VO 2018
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Steelhead Fishing - Drift Fishing Setup
Joe Dupont shows the basics of setting up a drift fishing rig for steelhead fishing.
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Salmon Fishing Revived on the Upper Salmon River
In 2008 salmon anglers cast their lines for the first time in 30 years on the Upper Salmon River @2008
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We are Idaho Fish & Game
We are Idaho Fish and Game and we work hard to manage all wildlife in our state. Here are just a few of the things we're doing to ensure our wildlife heritage for all Idahoans.
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Chukar Life
When Katherine Thompson steps out with her dogs, it's to go upland bird hunting along the Snake and Salmon rivers in Idaho. vjo 2015
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How to rig for bluegill
The basics to rigging your fishing gear for pan fish
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Steelhead Fishing - Tying an Egg Loop
Use an egg loop knot to attach eggs to your hook when you don't use a bag for the eggs.
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Family Tradition: Kokanee
Bill Hawkins grew up fishing the deep waters of Lake Pend Oreille. The fish of choice then was kokanee and still is. His uncle taught him the patience and skill to hand-line for kokanee, which he in turn has shared with his own children. 2015 vjo
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Bigger Hatchery Fish Mean Better Angler Success
As Fish and Game hatcheries stock rainbow trout this spring, they are doing something different that will lead to better success for Idaho anglers. A good share of the hatchery fish stocked in Idaho's largest still-water fisheries will be twelve inches long instead of the standard ten inches.
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Steelhead Fishing - Tying a Snelled Hook
Snelling a hook helps prevent kinks in your line and maintains the line strength.
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Northern Pike Populations Monitored by Idaho Fish & Game
Northern pike are a popular sport fish for Northern Idaho anglers. But pike are also a voracious predator that potentially could impact other fish species, if not kept in check. That is why Idaho Fish and Game biologists keep regular tabs on northern pike populations in various Panhandle Region lakes. A new video posted on the Fish and Game website shows how anglers help with northern pike population surveys through Fish and Game’s “Tag You’re It” program. The video also includes a demonstration on how to fillet a pike, which makes excellent table fare.
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Horseshoe Bend Catfish Surprise
Angler hooks a big fish in a small pond, and lands it with a little help for Idaho Conservation Officer Craig Mickelson. CM/VJO 2018
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Dreaming of Idaho
Lose yourself in the scenery and wildlife of Idaho.
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A New Salmon  Fishing Tradition
As salmon fishing has rebounded in Idaho a new generation of anglers are learning what it means to fish for this large ocean going fish. We joinged some of these anglers on the banks of the Little Salmon River in 2009.
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Catfishing the Snake
Discover one of the best kept fishing secrets in Idaho. Catfishing on the Snake River. GO/2018 https://idfg.idaho.gov/blog/2018/06/catfish-plenty-snake-river-video
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Accessing the Snake River - Southwest Idaho
A line of fishing and boating access sites along the Snake River in southwest Idaho provides all sorts of recreation opportunites. Major improvements to one, the Map Rock Access site, is good for people and wildlife. VO/MM 2018
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Forest Grouse Primer
For Rob Ryan hunting for forest grouse is best when shared with your dogs. 2015 vjo
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Mountain Lion Encounter
Conservation Officer Rob Howe has a close encounter with a mountain lion in eastern Idaho
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Steelhead Fishing - Choosing a Bobber
There's an art to choosing the right bobber when fishing for steelhead.
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Elk, Ranchers and Winter
Fish and Game uses several tools to manage Idaho's elk and deer herds that benefit landowners, hunters and deer & elk. For more information on winter feeding in Idaho go to https://idfg.idaho.gov/conservation/winter-feeding
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Balancing change: Tex Creek, the last stand
Tex Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in eastern Idaho is composed of lands owned by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. The land is managed by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game to provide high quality habitat for a variety of wildlife species (with special emphasis on elk, mule deer, and Columbian Sharp-tailed Grouse) and provide recreational opportunities for those living in or visiting eastern Idaho. This video was created to highlight the wildlife and recreational importance of Tex Creek WMA.
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