Idaho Department of Fish and Game Hunts for New Revenue August 29, 2012

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Idaho Department of Fish and Game Hunts for New Revenue August 29, 2012 Boise Weekly 
... Times are tough at Fish and Game. In each of the past four years, the department has seen a decrease in the total sales volume of out-of-state deer and elk tags. From an all-time high in 2006 of about 13,000 tags sold to just less than 8,000 in 2011, the department has lost about 40 percent of that revenue. A resident Idaho elk tag costs about $31, while it costs an out-of-state hunter $416...19 percent of revenue is from in-state hunters while 22 percent is from out-of-state hunters... 

Few nonresident hunters in Idaho, Mont. August 30, 2012 Idaho, The Seattle Times
The Idaho Fish and Game Department watched $3.5 million in license revenue vaporize last year because it could not sell all of its allotted nonresident deer and elk tags, said Craig Wiedmeier, license division manager...


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