Outdoors

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

Updated 20 hours, 23 minutes ago

A gob of turkey hunting opportunities in the Panhandle

Mild winters and snow accumulation in spring are a couple of factors that North Idaho turkey hunters ponder as t...

Updated 20 hours, 23 minutes ago
Idaho remains open to hunting and fishing

Idaho Fish and Game has not closed any fishing or hunting seasons in response to Covid-19, and the department on its website is providing guidelines in accordance with the Governor’s orders for social distancing ...

Updated 20 hours, 23 minutes ago
USFS closes 120 developed sites in Panhandle forest

The Idaho Panhandle National Forest is threatening to fine people for defying its closed campground orders.

Updated 20 hours, 23 minutes ago
Non-native collared doves hit by virus

Reports of an unusual number of dead Eurasian collared doves in yards and around neighborhoods this winter is being attributed to a pigeon virus.

Updated 20 hours, 23 minutes ago
Hunting passports give young hunters a chance to bag game

Kids as young as 8 years old can participate in turkey hunts beginning next week.

Updated 3 days, 7 hours ago
Forest Service closes campgrounds, recreation sites

Most developed campgrounds and certain other recreation sites on the Idaho Panhandle National Forests closed last weekend until further notice, according to the Forest Service.

Updated 5 days, 20 hours ago
Follow Idaho’s bird trail to Panhandle hinterlands

Tim Colquhoun shoots raptors.

Updated 1 week ago
Big game controlled hunt applications start next month

Hunters can apply beginning April 1 for moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat controlled hunts.

Updated 1 week ago
All in the fishing family

Tying flies, North Idaho guide business is backbone of Kidd Island Bay enterprise

Updated 1 week ago
NRA grants help small gun clubs

COTTONWOOD — A northcentral Idaho gun club was among the first gun clubs in the state this year to get a grant from the NRA for improvements.

Updated 1 week ago
Public input asked for waterfowl proposals

Idaho Fish and Game wants to hear from bird hunters regarding a possible swan hunt in Benewah, Bonner, Boundary and Kootenai counties, and shifting the dates of Canada goose and duck seasons.

Updated 1 week ago
IDFG secures Clearwater sportsmen access

Idaho Fish and Game purchased a 9-acre parcel 12 miles upstream of Kooskia known locally as Harpster Hole — which includes 3,600 feet of South Fork Clearwater River frontage that is directly adjacent to Idaho Hig...

Updated 1 week ago
IDFG recommends buying licenses, tags, permits online

In a response to COVID-19 fears, Fish and Game will no longer accept cash payments starting March 30 at its statewide offices.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Critters of North Idaho: Painted Turtle

Painted Turtle

Updated 2 weeks ago
Steelhead back in play; Idaho confident of meeting spawning goals, letting anglers keep big B-run fish

Steelhead back in play; Idaho confident of meeting spawning goals, letting anglers keep big B-run fish