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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.



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. 


ZBR Redline Draft

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 Section 67-5221(1), Idaho Code, notice is hereby given that this agency has initiated proposed rulemaking procedures. This action is authorized pursuant to Section 36-2107, Idaho Code. Two negotiated rulemaking meetings have been scheduled for September 20th and October 3rd at 9:00 AM MDT. If you would like to attend either of these sessions via WebEx, please use the information provided below:

September 20, 2022

WebEx Link
Meeting Number: 2452 440 3931
Password: OGL0920

October 3, 2022

WebEx Link
Meeting Number: 2469 913 6779
Password: JEvMwASS633

Written comments regarding this proposed rulemaking are welcome and must be delivered on or before October 7, 2022. Written comments should be directed to the information provided below.

Tim Frost Deputy Administrator

11341 W. Chinden Blvd., Bldg. #4
Boise, ID 83714

To contact the Board regarding general questions please email or call 208-327-7380.


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
  • Erik Weiseth, Board Member
  • Dennis Skinner, Board Member


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.  


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.”