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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Follow Idaho’s bird trail to Panhandle hinterlands

Tim Colquhoun shoots raptors.

Updated 2 days 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 6 days, 13 hours 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 6 days, 13 hours ago
All in the fishing family

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

Updated 6 days, 13 hours 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 6 days, 13 hours 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 6 days, 13 hours 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 6 days, 13 hours 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, 2 days ago
Critters of North Idaho: Painted Turtle

Painted Turtle

Updated 1 week, 6 days 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

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Field day waived for hunter ed certificate

Idaho Fish and Game has temporarily waived the requirement to attend an in-person field day for online hunter education certification.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
State removed more than a dozen wolves in Lolo zone last month

The Lolo elk zone has fewer wolves than last year.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Gillnetting for pike in Windy Bay aids cutthroat survival

In an effort to reduce predation by northern pike on native cutthroat trout, the Coeur d’Alene Tribe began gillnetting northern pike this week in Lake Coeur ...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Spring: A good time to learn the language of building bird boxes

Spring at the sportsmen’s club can mean a lot of things but for one particular season it meant wood duck boxes.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Foss is chosen as IDL state forester

Coeur d’Alene forester Craig Foss is the new state forester for the Idaho Department of Lands.