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Why Idaho Is Trying To Attract Out-Of-State Hunters And Anglers

Idaho doesn’t cater to as many out-of-state hunters and fisherman as it once did.  The Idaho Business Review reports that’s prompted the Fish and Game Department to step up marketing efforts. Idaho Fish and Game’s Michael Pearson told the Idaho Business Review that the number of non-resident fishing and hunting licenses sold by the state […]

Report: Public Lands Support 15,000 Jobs In Idaho

Public lands, recreation, tourism and energy development contributed $1.54 billion to Idaho’s economy last year. That’s according to a report out this week from the U.S. Interior Department.  The department manages 12 million acres of public land in Idaho, or nearly a quarter of the state.  The agency also manages energy and mineral development on […]

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