What’s the right way to balance hunter rights and traditions while recognizing landowner contributions? Elk herds are commonly found on and around agriculture land, and over the years the Fish and Game Commission has approved some special tags for landowners to recognize the damage to private property. But tags like that are at the heart of a conflict involving lawmakers, hunters, the F&G Commission and the governor.
What’s the right way to balance hunter rights and traditions while recognizing landowner contributions? Elk herds are commonly found on and around agriculture land, and over the years the Fish and Game Commission has approved some special tags for landowners to recognize the damage to private property. But tags like that are at the heart of a conflict involving lawmakers, hunters, the F&G Commission and the governor. Provided by Idaho Fish and Game
What’s the right way to balance hunter rights and traditions while recognizing landowner contributions? Elk herds are commonly found on and around agriculture land, and over the years the Fish and Game Commission has approved some special tags for landowners to recognize the damage to private property. But tags like that are at the heart of a conflict involving lawmakers, hunters, the F&G Commission and the governor. Provided by Idaho Fish and Game
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Sportsmen mad as Otter makes Idaho Fish and Game commissioners reapply

May 06, 2016 02:04 PM

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Rocky Barker is the energy and environment reporter for the Idaho Statesman and has been writing about the West since 1985. He is the author of several books, including "Scorched Earth How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America," "The Flyfisher's Guide to Idaho" and "The Wingshooter's Guide to Idaho."