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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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Find any of the 8985 locations currently stored in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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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.

  • Fishing is hitting its summer stride across southern Idaho
  • The bass bite is on at Swan Falls Reservoir on the Snake River south of Kuna. On a recent morning trip, a friend and I landed 15 feisty smallmouth. The water is high, but we found fish holding in coves and eddies along rocky outcroppings. We caught bass on
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 6/8/2018 9:18:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Day in Idaho on Saturday!
  • IDAHO FALLS — The Idaho Department of Fish and Game will again be hosting Free Fishing Day at several local locations Saturday. All residents, age 14 or older can fish all-day-long without a license. Children until 14 are always free. Officials say the ...
  • East Idaho News
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  • 6/8/2018 6:29:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Day set Saturday in Idaho
  • IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Saturday is Free Fishing Day in Idaho. While no fishing license is required, all other rules, including bag limits, still pertain. In some locations, you won't even need a rod, tackle, or bait. Idaho Fish and Game ...
  • Local News 8
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  • 6/8/2018 5:27:00 PM
  • Tippets: Fishing Topwater Flies, Fishing Idaho’s Backcountry
  • Fishing topwater flies for bass is some of the most fun you can have on the water. However, later in the season as aquatic vegetation grows, topwater techniques grow increasingly challenging. Read great tips from Kent Klewein for fishing frog patterns ...
  • MidCurrent
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  • 6/8/2018 9:33:00 AM
  • Idaho alters chinook fishing regulations after low return
  • The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will close chinook fishing on some stretches of the lower Salmon River and reduce bag limits and fishing days there and on the Little Salmon River. However, the commission also approved a summer chinook season on the ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 6/7/2018 3:51:00 PM
  • Idaho's Free Fishing Day is Saturday
  • BOISE — Idaho’s free fishing day is set for Saturday, an opportunity for anyone to grab a rod and go fishing with no license required. At many locations, you don’t even need a rod, tackle or bait. Just show up and Fish and Game employees and ...
  • Times-News
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  • 6/7/2018 12:20:00 AM
  • Free Fishing Day events planned
  • The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests, Grangeville Lions Club, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, and Bureau of Land Management’s Cottonwood office will be presenting this 30th annual Free Fishing Day event. There will be a casting contest ...
  • Idaho County Free Press
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  • 6/6/2018 5:34:00 PM
  • Brief: Idaho Free Fishing Day is Saturday
  • Idaho's annual Free Fishing Day is scheduled 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, and the Spring Valley Reservoir in Latah County is one location open for free fishing. Resident, nonresidents, veteran and novice anglers of all ages are invited to participate. Individuals
  • Moscow-Pullman Daily News
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  • 6/6/2018 3:33:00 PM
  • Free fishing days coming to Montana, Washington, Idaho
  • Washington, Idaho and Montana are all offering free fishing days in the upcoming weeks. Normally fishing without a license is a sure way to end up with a hefty fine, but on selected days during the next two weeks anglers can cast freely. That presents the
  • Independent Record
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  • 6/6/2018 12:20:00 AM
  • Fish and Game Extends Application Period for Big Game
  • JEROME, Idaho – Idaho’s big game application period, which originally was to end today, has been extended until June 7 due to licensing system problems. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game says it is working with its license system contractor to get ...
  • News Radio 1310 KLIX
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  • 6/5/2018 10:46:00 PM
  • Free Monday night fishing at Ryder Park
  • IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - You can fish for free on Monday night's at Ryder Park in Idaho Falls all summer long. Just check in at the fishing shed in the park, and fish without a fishing license from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. every Monday night ...
  • Local News 8
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  • 6/5/2018 12:22:00 AM
  • Invasive Mussels Found on Boat at Washington-Idaho Boarder
  • SPOKANE – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) yesterday found invasive, non-native zebra mussels on a boat stopped for inspection at the Washington-Idaho border on Interstate 90 just east of Spokane. The WDFW Aquatic Invasive Species ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/4/2018 7:35:00 AM
  • FishOn: Paddlefish caviar, the next big thing?
  • "It winds up on cruise ships, it winds up in restaurants, it winds up everywhere," Dennis Scarnecchia, a fisheries professor at the University of Idaho, told the Times. Scarnecchia (any relation to Pats line coach Dante, we wonder?) oversees paddlefish ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 6/3/2018 10:40:00 PM
  • Fish & Game seeing unusual number of reported cougar sightings
  • POCATELLO — We’ve all heard the tale of the boy who cried wolf. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has a bigger, more complex problem on its hands. “We do receive mountain lion reports throughout the year in any given year, it’s just been a ...
  • East Idaho News
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  • 6/2/2018 5:58:00 PM
  • Fish & Game holding Sportsman’s event today in St. Anthony
  • ST. ANTHONY — The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is holding a free event today to allow Upper Valley residents to learn about projects in the area. The Sportsman’s event is being held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Clyde Keefer Park in St. Anthony.
  • East Idaho News
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  • 6/2/2018 3:37:00 PM
  • Late-spring fishing is prime time for bass. Here's how to take advantage.
  • Jordan RodriguezSpecial to the Idaho Statesman Pop, pop, pop, SLURP! Two casts in, my lure disappeared into the jaws of a relatively small but feisty largemouth. It looked as if the bass fairy had already paid these fish a visit. As the sun crested the ...
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 6/1/2018 6:10:00 PM
  • Free fishing weekend is almost here
  • Well, the easy living part might be an exaggeration, but free fishing will be a sure-but-fleeting thing in Idaho and Washington next week. Washington is going all in with Free Fishing Weekend June 9 and 10. Idaho will restrict its piscatorial philanthropy
  • Lewiston Tribune Online
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  • 6/1/2018 7:11:00 AM
  • The Earth911.com Quiz #13: Fish Your Wish for Future Generations
  • What percentage of salmon runs in Pacific fisheries have gone extinct in California, Washington, Oregon and Idaho? The salmon you love as sushi or baked on a cedar plank is in trouble in the Pacific fisheries where it once turned rivers copper red during .
  • Earth 911
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  • 5/31/2018 12:18:00 PM
  • Idaho's Free Fishing Day is June 9
  • BOISE — Idaho’s free fishing day is set for June 9, an opportunity for anyone to grab a rod and go fishing with no license required. At many locations, you don’t even need a rod, tackle or bait. Just show up and Fish and Game employees and volunteers ...
  • Times-News
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  • 5/31/2018 7:41:00 AM
  • Federal court shuts down fish processor after years of problems
  • According to the complaint, Cordon Bleu received raw fish for manufacturing ready-to-eat, smoked fish or fishery products from outside of California, including salmon from Florida and trout from Idaho. About 70 percent of Michel Cordon Bleu’s products ...
  • Food Safety News
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  • 5/31/2018 4:34:00 AM
  • Matt Liere’s fishing-hunting report for May 31
  • Idaho Fish and Game is sponsoring a free fishing day on June 9 for anyone to try their hand at fishing without a license, including residents and nonresidents, in any public Idaho fishing waters. In some locations, IFG will stock trout to boost your ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 5/31/2018 12:23:00 AM
  • Wyoming Free Fishing day set June 2
  • Adults can also enjoy fishing without a license or conservation stamp June 2 only. However, all limits and other fishing regulations still apply. For your planner, Free Fishing Day in Idaho is June 9, 2018.
  • Local News 8
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  • 5/29/2018 9:44:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Day Coming Up in Idaho
  • HAGERMAN, Idaho (KLIX) – Grab your tackle box, Free Fishing Day is coming up in Idaho. Free Fishing Day in Idaho is June 9 – and not just for those who have rods and reels and gear. For those who don’t, no worries – they can still enjoy free fishing.
  • News Radio 1310 KLIX
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  • 5/29/2018 9:36:00 PM

Idaho Guides/Outfitters

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Idaho Fishing Clubs

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