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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.


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 Trailer gearing up for summer fun in Southeast Idaho
  • Want to get out for some fishing, but don’t have any gear? Maybe you fished as a kid, but need a few reminders on how to cast. Perhaps you aren’t so sure you want to fish, but your kids or grandkids are just dying to try it. If this describes you or ...
  • Idaho State Journal
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  • 5/26/2017 2:54:00 AM
  • Water level, and optimism, rise at famed Idaho fishing creek
  • BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The reputation of what is generally considered Idaho's premier and nationally renowned fly fishing destination has taken a beating after three years of drought, but Silver Creek could get its groove back this season as abundant water ..
  • Connecticut Post
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  • 5/26/2017 12:59:00 AM
  • Tips for fishing on Memorial Weekend
  • (POCATELLO, Idaho) - While many of the rivers and streams in Idaho have seen high water levels lately, that should not stop you from fishing on Memorial weekend. "Water years like this, the fish are still there, they are still active. You just want to use
  • Local News 8
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  • 5/26/2017 12:47:00 AM
  • Water level, and optimism, rise at famed Idaho fishing creek
  • After three years of drought, Idaho's premier and nationally renowned fly fishing destination could get could get its groove back this season as abundant water fills its channels. With the fishing season opening this weekend, anglers hope the resurgence ..
  • ABC News
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  • 5/25/2017 10:15:00 PM
  • Tetonia wildlife rescue center receives license from Fish and Game
  • Now the center will help reintroduce animals back into the wild as well. Idaho Fish and Game (IDFG) recently issued the Earthfire Institute a wildlife rehabilitation license. “Earthfire's highest priority with this license is to help the animals heal and .
  • Teton Valley News
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  • 5/25/2017 7:33:00 PM
  • Deadline to sign up for fishing trip is June 3
  • Idaho Ave. or the Elk’s Lodge, 20 S.W. Third St., Ontario. For the fishing trip, veterans and boat owners and drivers will meet at Elks Lodge at 8 a.m. For more information, call Rudy Marostica at (208) 739-2415 or Elk’s Lodge at (541) 881-1690.
  • The Argus Observer
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  • 5/25/2017 5:32:00 PM
  • If fishing motivates your camping, here are some Idaho destinations to try
  • What kind of camper are you? They come in many varieties. There’s the extreme camper, determined to rough it without any modern comforts. There’s the luxury camper, outfitted with a cozy RV and all the latest outdoorsy gadgets. There’s the foodie ...
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 5/25/2017 5:00:00 AM
  • Alan Liere’s fish and game report for May 25
  • The season begins Saturday and ends Sept. 17. Fish with a fork length between 38-72 inches may be retained. Idaho hunters have until midnight on June 5 to apply for this fall’s deer, elk, pronghorn, black bear and turkey controlled hunts. Those with a ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 5/24/2017 8:54:00 PM
  • Urban Fishing
  • Fish and Game managers have been planting rainbow trout in lakes and ponds throughout Southern Idaho to give anglers plenty of options this holiday weekend. To learn more go to and search "family fishing waters."
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  • 5/24/2017 5:28:00 PM
  • Adventure Guide: 14 free-fishing events in Magic Valley
  • JEROME — Stocked with equipment and information, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game’s fishing trailer will make more than a dozen appearances at south-central Idaho ponds this summer. With its exterior wrapped in vibrant fish illustrations ...
  • Twin Falls Times-News
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  • 5/24/2017 9:20:00 AM
  • How Yamaha Pro Palaniuk Won at Toyota Texas Fest
  • It was the third Elite victory for the 29-year-old Idaho pro known as "the prodigy." Palaniuk started Wednesday's opening round with his biggest fish of the tournament — a largemouth that weighed 8-4. He caught the bass in deeper water than what was ...
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  • 5/24/2017 5:35:00 AM
  • Palaniuk's Had 1-2 Punch For Deep Brush, Timber
  • At Rayburn, he didn’t need to venture all that far. The Idaho native, who’s 5 1/2 months shy of his 30th birthday, fished most of the time north of the Highway 147 bridge. He carded only six keepers on day 1, but the kingpin was an 8-04 that fell for ...
  • BassFan
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  • 5/23/2017 3:02:00 PM
  • VMC Hooks, Storm Arashi Top Walker Help Palaniuk to Bassmaster Win
  • Edging out the runner-up by 2 pounds, the Idaho pro caught all his fish on a Storm® Arashi™ Top Walker lure and two bait rigs armed and anchored with VMC® hooks and weights. And although he conceded it "sounds crazy," Palaniuk caught all his biggest ...
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  • 5/23/2017 8:21:00 AM
  • Palaniuk's Had A 1-2 Punch For Deep Brush, Timber
  • At Rayburn, he didn’t need to venture all that far. The Idaho native, who’s 5 1/2 months shy of his 30th birthday, fished most of the time north of the Highway 147 bridge. He carded only six keepers on day 1, but the kingpin was an 8-04 that fell for ...
  • BassFan
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  • 5/23/2017 4:21:00 AM
  • Yellowstone National Park opens to fishing this weekend
  • For us wade fishermen who like to move around when fishing the miles of rivers and streams inside Yellowstone or in Wyoming, Montana or Idaho, the point is this. Clean your waders and boots with 409 for whirling disease and other contaminants ...
  • Cody Enterprise
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  • 5/22/2017 8:24:00 PM
  • Chinook run is late, below forecast and fishing could end soon
  • Fisheries managers plan to re-evaluate the season after seeing how many chinook cross Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River, which is the first dam the fish cross that are bound for Idaho. The Chinook run is definitely late and possibly the latest on record
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  • 5/21/2017 6:14:00 PM
  • Help Fish & Game fight poachers
  • Citizens Against Poaching is a nonprofit citizen organization, managed by a volunteer board, that works in cooperation with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. CAP has a 24-hour hotline where citizens can report wildlife crimes, and remain anonymous if
  • Bonner County Daily Bee
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  • 5/21/2017 12:00:00 PM
  • Inside the Effort to Kill Protections for Endangered Animals
  • So when the United States Fish and Wildlife Service said that grizzly populations in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem—encompassing portions of Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho—would be removed from the U.S. government’s endangered species list this year ...
  • National Geographic
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  • 5/19/2017 4:34:00 PM
  • Three Rivers Ranch: Idaho 2Fly Fishing Tournament
  • If you love fly fishing for trophy size trout then Saturday June 3rd from 8 am to 4 pm is you chance to catch the big ones on a private lake in the Eagle area. The 5th annual Idaho 2Fly, fly fishing tournament will help raise funds for the Idaho 2Fly ...
  • KTVB
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  • 5/19/2017 12:19:00 PM
  • Anglers away: Southeast Idaho primed for banner fishing year
  • If you’re an angler looking for success this year in southeast Idaho, remember this — reservoirs and lakes early, rivers and streams later. This year is expected to be a banner year for fishing all across the state, thanks to a wet, snowy winter that ...
  • The Herald Journal
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  • 5/19/2017 6:09:00 AM

Idaho Guides/Outfitters

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Idaho Fishing Clubs

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