|The Idaho Fish and Game will provide all the information visitors will need to hunt and fish in the state of Idaho. It is also invaluable information for all outdoor recreational endeavors.From their website, visitors can buy a hunting or fishing license, get information about where to hunt or fish, find complete and current hunting and fishing regulations, find information on boating, and much more.Administratively, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game is divided into regions with offices in Coeur d'Alene, Lewiston, Nampa, Jerome, Pocatello, Idaho Falls and Salmon. In addition, a sub-regional office in McCall operates in conjunction with the Nampa office.The headquarters office, located in Boise, is organized into bureaus representing Department functions: Administration, Fisheries, Wildlife, Law Enforcement, Communications, Natural Resources, Information Technology and Engineering. Each bureau is responsible for direction and consistency for programs implemented by regional staff. OfficesPanhandle Region|
2885 W. Kathleen Ave., Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
Phone: (208) 769-1414, Fax: (208) 769-1418The northernmost area of the state consists of Boundary, Bonner, Kootenai and portions of Benewah, Latah, Clearwater and Shoshone counties. Big game hunt units include 1, 2, 3, 4, 4a, 5, 6, 7 and 9. The regional office is located in Coeur d'Alene.Hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts will find dense forests and the greatest concentration of lakes in the western states. Excellent big game hunting includes both white tail and mule deer seasons. The St. Joe, the world's highest navigable river, provides premier cutthroat trout fishing.Elevations in the Panhandle range from 2,100 at Priest River to 8,643 at Needle Peak. Idaho record fish including rainbow trout, bull trout, chinook, kokanee, northern pike and tiger muskie were all taken from Panhandle waters. UpClearwater Region
3316 16th St, Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: (208) 799-5010, Fax: (208) 799-5012The second most northern area in the state consists of Latah, Clearwater, Nez Perce, Lewis, most of Idaho, and part of Benewah and Shoshone counties. Big game hunt units include 8, 8a, 10, 10a, 11, 11a, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 16a, 17, 18, 19 and 20. The regional office is located in Lewiston.Home to Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, the Clearwater Region boasts high and fast adventure for all interests. Trophy elk hunting in some of America's largest wilderness and primitive areas, accessible only by foot or horseback continues to challenge even the most experienced hunters. The area's world famous steelhead fishing offers endless hours of pleasure.Elevations in the Clearwater range from 753 at Lewiston to 9,393 at He Devil. Idaho record game honors include the number one Idaho Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep taken in Nez Perce county. UpSouthwest Region
3101 S. Powerline Road, Nampa, ID 83686
Phone: (208) 465-8465, Fax: (208) 465-8467McCall Subregion
555 Deinhard Lane, McCall, ID 83638
Phone: (208) 634-8137, Fax: (208) 634-4320The southwestern corner of the state consists of Adams, Valley, Washington, Payette, Gem, Boise, Canyon, Ada, and part of Valley, Owyhee, Elmore and Idaho counties. Big game hunt units include 19a, 20a, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 31, 32, 32a, 33, 34, 35, 38, 39, 40, 41 and 42. The regional office is located in Nampa and Fish and Game Headquarters is located in Boise.Diverse in terrain, the Southwest Region offers a wide range of outdoor sports and activities. From high mountain streams and lakes to lowland desert reservoirs, this areas rainbow trout fishing is unsurpassed. Mule deer hunting in the beautiful Owyhee Mountains remains as one of the Idaho hunter's favorite pastimes. Waterfowl hunting continues to grow in popularity and with record harvests.Elevations in the southwest range from 1,688 at Hells Canyon dam to 10,582 at Elk Peak. The Idaho record game number four California bighorn sheep and number two Rocky Mountain elk, both taken in Owyhee county, can be seen on display at Fish and Game Headquarters. UpMagic Valley Region
319 South 417 East, Jerome, ID 83338
Phone: (208) 324-4359, Fax: (208) 324-1160The southernmost central portion of the state consists of Camas, Blaine, Gooding, Lincoln, Jerome, Minidoka, Twin Falls, Cassia, and part of Elmore, Owyhee, Power and Oneida counties. Big game hunt units include 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 52, 52a, 53, 54, 55, 56 and 57. The regional office is located in Jerome.Home to such natural marvels as the mighty Snake River, Thousand Springs and Shoshone Falls, this area brings the vast desert to life with ample hunting, angling and outdoor opportunities. Hunters can take on a new challenge with antelope hunting. Anglers will find a wide variety of game fish in the miles of the beautiful Snake River. The Hagerman Valley also provides some of the states best waterfowl habitat and viewing.Elevations in the Magic Valley range from 2,797 at the Snake River to 10,339 at Cache Peak. Idaho record game harvest includes the number one antelope taken in Blaine county. UpSoutheast Region
1345 Barton Road, Pocatello, ID 83204
Phone: (208) 232-4703, Fax: (208) 233-6430The far southeast corner of the state consists of Bingham, Power, Caribou, Bear Lake, Franklin, Bannock, Oneida and part of Bonneville counties. Big game hunt units include 66a, 68, 68a, 70, 71, 72, 73, 73a, 74, 75, 76, 77 and 78. The regional office is located in Pocatello.With Utah and Wyoming on borders, this region has abundant wildlife and scenery. Anglers may choose to partake in the tradition of ice fishing at Bear Lake for the Bonneville cisco, a species found nowhere else on earth. Strong mule deer populations may draw the curious hunter, but the sharptail grouse hunting will keep them coming back.Elevations in the southeast range from 4,354 at American Falls Reservoir to 9,957 at Meade Peak. Idaho record fish harvested in this region include the number one cutthroat trout, Idaho's state fish, taken at Bear Lake. UpUpper Snake Region
4279 Commerce Circle, Idaho Falls, ID 83401
Phone: (208) 525-7290, Fax: (208) 523-7604The eastern part of the state consists of Butte, Jefferson, Madison, Teton, Fremont, Clark, Bonneville and part of Lemhi, Custer, and Bingham counties. Big game hunt units include 50, 51, 58, 59, 59a, 60, 60a, 61, 62, 62a, 63, 63a, 64, 65, 66, 67 and 69. The regional office is located in Idaho Falls.Adventures abound, the gateway to the continental divide brings the best of what nature intended. Known to anglers everywhere for the best fly-fishing in the world, enjoy locations from the Henrys Fork of the Snake River to Henrys Lake for Idaho's famous cutthroat trout. Idaho's "once in a lifetime" game species such as the moose can be found roaming throughout the valleys below the awe inspiring Grand Teton Mountains.Elevations in the Upper Snake range from 4,735 at Idaho Falls to 10,740 at Tyler Peak. Idaho record game includes the number four moose harvested in Fremont County. UpSalmon Region
99 Hwy. 93 North, (Mailing Address): P.O. Box 1336, Salmon, ID 83467
Phone: (208) 756-2271, Fax: (208) 756-6274Directly north of the Magic Valley, the Salmon Region consists of Lemhi and Custer and portions of Blaine, and Valley counties. Big game hunt units include 21, 21a, 27, 28, 29, 30, 30a, 36, 36a, 36b, 37 and 37a. The regional office is located in Salmon.Home to the "River of No Return," the Salmon River is one of the few un-dammed waterways left in America. The river and its forks serve as the only pathways into the River of No Return Wilderness Area, the largest single wilderness in the lower 48. Hunters will find trophy elk, mule deer and antelope hunting and anglers can enjoy high mountain lake trout fishing.Elevations in the Salmon Region reach up to 12,662 at Borah Peak, the highest peak in Idaho. Idaho record game harvest includes the number one Rocky Mountain goat taken in the Salmon Region.
|Facilities: Restrooms are generally available in the offices.|
Best Time To Visit: All offices are open Monday through Friday, except state holidays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Offices in the Panhandle and Clearwater regions are in the Pacific Time zone; all others are in the Mountain Time zone.
Fees: Fees are charged for permits and tags.
Accessibility: Most offices have ADA accessible facilities. Please call for more information.
Directions: There are various offices located throughout Idaho.
Map: Click here for a map to Idaho Fish and Game
|Idaho Fish and Game: Headquarters Office|
|600 S. Walnut|
|P.O. Box 25|
|Boise, Idaho 83707|
|General: (208) 334-3700|
|Fax: (208) 334-2114|