Idaho's auction tag controversy: Preservation money or rich man's game? October 12, 2016

Idaho Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... A bill enacted several years ago allowed the Fish and Game Commission to issue about a dozen auction tags per year, but each year the commission has decided against the idea. ... auction tags could raise lots of money for wildlife conservation ...

Idaho wildlife management muddied by politics October 18, 2016 Lewiston Morning Tribune 
... Communications acquired by an Idaho wildlife group show a wealthy southern Idaho businessman who favors auctioning coveted hunting tags successfully advocated for two Idaho Fish and Game commissioners who opposed the idea to lose their jobs...

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