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Regulating the outfitting and guiding industry in Idaho 

Our goal is to properly regulate the outfitting and guiding industry in Idaho for the purpose of safeguarding the health, safety, and welfare of the public. By doing so, we contribute to the conservation of Idaho's fish, wildlife, and natural resources.

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ZBR Redline Draft 6.9.2022

ZBR Clean Draft 6.9.2022

Pursuant to Executive Order 2020-1, the Idaho Outfitters and Guides Licensing Board is performing a thorough review of its administrative rules. In compliance with Sections 67-5220(1) and 67-5220(2), Idaho Code, notice is hereby given that this agency intends to promulgate rules and desires public comment prior to initiating formal rulemaking procedures. This negotiated rulemaking action is authorized pursuant to Section 36-2107, Idaho Code. A negotiated rulemaking meeting is scheduled for June 15, 2022, from 9:00-1:00 PM MDT. If you would like to join the session via WebEx, please use the information provided below:

WebEx Link                                                                                                                                                                 

Meeting Number: 2453 279 3689   Password: AO061522
Written comments on the rules are welcome and must be delivered on or before August 1, 2022. Written comments should be directed to the information provided below.

Tim Frost Deputy Administrator
11351 W. Chinden Blvd., Bldg. #6
Boise, ID 83714
Phone: (208) 577-2491
Email: tim.frost@dopl.idaho.gov

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***TAGS FOR ALL CAPPED HUNTS ARE AVAILABLE NOW FOR PURCHASE THROUGH FISH & GAME ***

REMINDER: Your designated tags are available for purchase from an IDFG regional office through July 18, 2022. On July 19, 2022, any unpurchased allocated tags will go into a pool to be designated based on a waiting list, if any. 

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The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is proposing boundary changes affecting Game Management Units 38, 39, 41, 43, 45, 46, 49, 50, 56, and 57. Please review the attached maps, and contact the Board if you have an area affected by a boundary change. 

Click here to view maps.


Current Board Members: 


  • Brad Compton, Board Chairman
  • Louise Stark, Board Vice-Chairman
  • Tammy Overacker, Board Member



AGENCY MISSION 

The Licensing Board is charged with regulating the outfitting and guiding industry for the express purpose of safeguarding the health, safety, and welfare of the public, and to assist with conservation efforts to preserve the state’s fish, wildlife, and natural resources.  

VISION STATEMENT 

The Licensing Board foresees continuing growth in the state’s tourism industry, and a reasonable amount of change occurring in the commercial recreational services “Outfitting and Guiding.”