Fish and Game needs help on two cases
The state wildlife agency is asking the public for information regarding the illegal killing of a young bull moose along the Gold Fork River north of Cascade sometime during the first week of October.
Citizens Against Poaching (CAP) is offering a reward for information in the case and callers can remain anonymous. Contact CAP at (800) 632-5999, 24 hours a day.
Fish and Game conservation officer Chris Rowley found the bull moose just off the Gold Fork Road, along the North Fork of the Gold Fork River. The poachers took only one hind quarter, the backstraps and the antlers. The remaining meat was left to waste.
State conservation officers also want information on an elk that was illegally killed on or around Oct. 10 near Tuana Gulch and Shoestring Road on the Snake River just downstream from Bliss Dam.
It is likely the elk was killed before any elk hunts in the area were open. People with information should call the Jerome Regional Fish and Game Office at (208) 324-4359.
Traffic restricted on Hells Canyon Dam
The presence of a large crane on top of the structure will cause delays from 8 a.m. to noon, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday while Idaho Power crews perform routine maintenance of the dams spillway gates. Idaho Power expects the road to reopen Friday evening and remain open until Nov. 10, when a previously announced closure for maintenance will resume.