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Fishing Idaho

EZFishing brings you Idaho's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Idaho Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Idaho.

Idaho Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Idaho?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


Idaho Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Idaho Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Idaho's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Idaho Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Idaho.

  • January Fish Stocking at Filer Ponds
  • FILER, Idaho (KLIX) – If you have a hankering to catch some fish this winter, there is one local water that still is being stocked by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. The Filer Ponds were stocked with 345 rainbow trout between Jan. 8-12 ...
  • Newsradio 1310
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  • 1/16/2018 2:03:00 AM
  • Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Jan. 11
  • It was her first fishing trip. Since 2012, Fish and Game fisheries staff in McCall, Idaho has annually conducted fall fishery surveys on Lake Cascade. The 2017 survey indicates the perch population still looks healthy. All ages of fish are present in the .
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 1/10/2018 8:39:00 PM
  • Expo Idaho: Fly Fishing Expo 2018
  • It is everything fly fishing this weekend at Expo Idaho for the annual Fly Fishing Expo. The less you know the more you can learn as this event is for everyone of all ages. Even if you have never tried fly fishing and would like to learn and experience the
  • KTVB
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  • 1/9/2018 11:53:00 AM
  • Ice fishing conditions still in early-season mode
  • WEST MAGIC, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) As Mike Parker sunk his line into Magic Reservoir on Sunday, he did so from the shore. Not standing over it on a thick layer of ice. It's much different than when he fished the western part of reservoir this time last year.
  • KMVT News
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  • 1/8/2018 7:01:00 AM
  • Fish and Game looks toward 2018
  • Due to the loss of food source and heavy snowpack, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game conducted an unprecedented feeding for the 4,000 elk that spend winter in the area. The feeding was done to keep the elk from eating area farmers’ hay and winter wheat
  • Post Register
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  • 1/6/2018 11:18:00 PM
  • Joe's Fishing Hole: Stamps to be included with license
  • Many of the streams aren’t reporting flows due to ice and snow and fishing is difficult. Fish are lethargic due to the colder temps and presentations must be slowed down. Travel to both Jarbidge and the Bruneau is now through Idaho.
  • Elko Daily Free Press
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  • 1/6/2018 5:44:00 AM
  • Ice fishing heats up at Lake Cascade (fishing report, Jan. 5)
  • Remember your license! You need to get your 2018 license before you head out fishing this year. Idaho licenses are good from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31 — not for 12 months from date of purchase. I bought mine on New Years Day. Make sure you get yours before ..
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 1/5/2018 6:38:00 PM
  • Bass Fishing Effectively In Cold Water
  • Here are the tactics they use to do it. Brandon Palaniuk, 29, lives in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. “I have nine lakes within 30 minutes of my house where I can find largemouth bass,” said Idaho’s first Bassmaster/Major League Fishing pro angler.
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 1/4/2018 2:09:00 AM
  • Heroes of Vietnam: Shot Down in V.C. Territory
  • One of the men who fly the Skyraider in Vietnam is Air Force Maj. Bernard Francis Fisher, 39, of Kuna, Idaho. “After flying jets, it’s not much of a thrill,” 28 he says. “But it is a real stalwart bird and will take a lot of punishment.”
  • saturdayeveningpost.com
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  • 1/3/2018 7:10:00 PM
  • Trials set in Fish & Game cases
  • Francis Bell and father David Bell were arrested Oct. 21 after an undercover investigation by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game determined the men were running an illegal hunting operation in the county.
  • Saint Maries Gazette-Record
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  • 1/3/2018 3:40:00 PM
  • Shot Down in V.C Territory
  • One of the men who fly the Skyraider in Vietnam is Air Force Maj. Bernard Francis Fisher, 39, of Kuna, Idaho. “After flying jets, it’s not much of a thrill,” 28 he says. “But it is a real stalwart bird and will take a lot of punishment.”
  • saturdayeveningpost.com
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  • 1/2/2018 4:45:00 PM
  • Want a fishing resolution for 2018? Try something new
  • There are so many rivers, lakes, streams and ponds in Idaho, it shouldn’t be hard to find a new fishing hole. Close your eyes and point at a map if you need to. It’s also fun to test the waters outside the Gem State. In 2017, I caught some nice bass at ...
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 1/1/2018 7:51:00 PM
  • Game and Fish’s top 10 story list for the end of 2017
  • Grizzly bears delisted The news around large carnivores continued to be good when the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service took grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Area off the endangered species list and gave Wyoming, Idaho and Montana management authority
  • Wyoming Business Report
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  • 12/29/2017 10:32:00 PM
  • Trout are biting through the ice at Horsethief (fishing report, Dec. 29)
  • We caught most of our fish in fairly shallow water, within six feet of the surface. Getting there: Take Idaho 55 north to Cascade, then follow Warm Lake Road east for about eight miles. Sportsman Access signs point the way to Horsethief. For the latest ...
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 12/29/2017 4:26:00 PM
  • A Look Back At 2017’s Biggest Northwest Fishing, Hunting Stories
  • As for new state records, while 2017 didn’t leave us with many, Washington’s and Idaho’s books still bear the eraser smudges as fish and wildlife officials had to update high marks for blue shark, Pacific sanddab and tiger trout after they changed ...
  • nwsportsmanmag.com
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  • 12/23/2017 12:16:00 AM
  • SC man may have caught a world record black drum fish
  • Watch video of Kirby catching one of the fish on his Facebook page here: It's a Christmas smile that could warm any heart, but with the amount of bullying Jackson Bezzant faced recently in Idaho Falls, Idaho, the smile will positively melt you. It's a ...
  • Cleveland 19 News
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  • 12/22/2017 10:07:00 PM
  • A Seattle author’s plan to explore food turns into a year of discovery
  • I’d assumed, my whole life, that my father fished in rivers because we lived in Boise, Idaho — because fly-fishing for fat rainbow trout a three-hour drive from home with my brother had been much more convenient than driving 10 hours to Ilwaco and ...
  • The Seattle Times
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  • 12/21/2017 7:15:00 PM
  • Idaho man snags record-breaking fish
  • BOISE - A Meridian man caught a fish at a western Idaho lake that broke the state's weight record. Local news media reported Dave Gassel recently pulled from Lake Cascade a largescale sucker weighing 9.04 pounds. The previous record was 8.42 pounds, and ..
  • Lewiston Tribune Online
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  • 12/21/2017 8:13:00 AM
  • Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Dec. 21
  • Place decoys on the skim of muddy water covering the ice. While most anglers think “big perch” when they hear about Cascade Lake in Idaho, it recently produced a record-breaking 9.04-pound largescale sucker for Meridian angler Dave Gassel. The fish ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 12/20/2017 9:44:00 PM

Idaho Guides/Outfitters

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Idaho Fishing Clubs

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