The long winter has had an effect on ungulate populations in Idaho so hunting permits, especially moose permits, will be reduced so as not to effect the populations as much for the coming winter.
Winter Kill in Idaho
KPVI TV – Pocatello, Idaho
Be Sure to watch the attached video as well as it contains more information than is in the article.
Dale Toweill, Fish & Game Wildlife Manager: “This has been an unusual year. The winter was not especially tough. The problem with over winter survival is more how long the winter lasts.”
This is a story which follows an IDFG press release from June 2.