BELLEVUE — Idaho’s fishery researchers are experimenting with a sex-altering hormone to curb unwanted populations of brook trout and have stocked four streams with monosex trout that can produce only male offspring.
With regard to the fire at Tex Creek Wildlife Mangement Area, the real question on peoples’ minds right now is can Tex Creek ever rise from the ashes or will it become a new and lesser place for wildlife and recreation for the foreseeable future?
Sitting in front of my campfire, I stared into the flames and reflected on how taming fire changed the world for the human race. With the advent of fire, we could keep predators at bay, cook and preserve food, warm our shelters and our souls.
Idaho’s fall hunting season is likely to be outstanding. Coming on the heels of an all-time record white-tailed deer harvest in 2015 and the highest harvests in more than a decade for mule deer and elk, hunting this fall should be similar to last year.