Idaho Fish and Game Commission to meet next week

Posted at 7:39 AM, Mar 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-10 09:39:09-04

BOISE, Idaho — The Fish and Game Commission will meet March 19-20, with the public hearing starting at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 19 at St. Luke's Plaza in Boise. People can address the Commission about any matters related to Fish and Game at that time.

The meeting will resume in Nampa at 8 a.m. on Friday, March 20, at the Idaho Fish and Game Southwest Regional Office. Public comments will not be taken during this portion of the meeting.

See the full agenda and details for action items.

Agenda action items include:

  • Season setting for spring Chinook
  • Adoption of the draft 2020-2025 Moose Management Plan
  • Consideration of a proposal that could add a waiting period to buy a capped elk zone tags if a hunter applies for an elk controlled hunt
  • Update and consideration for approval for land transactions

Non-action items include:

  • Legislative and rulemaking updates
  • Information about an alternative to Second Controlled Hunt Draw
  • Deer and elk status update
  • Sage-grouse harvest management proposal
  • Update about hunter congestion/hunter survey

Individuals with disabilities may request meeting accommodations by contacting the Idaho Department of Fish and Game Director's Office at 208-334-5159 or through the Idaho Relay Service at 1-800-368-6185 (TDD).