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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.

  • Out & About: Hunt-Fish Idaho Expo is hands-on experience
  • OUTMENTORED – Novice sportsmen can learn a ton about hunting and fishing – and experience sportsmen might pick up a thing or two – on Friday and Saturday at the third annual Hunt and Fish Idaho Expo near Lewiston. Knowledgeable sportsmen and Idaho ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 8/20/2017 12:25:00 PM
  • Fire restrictions issued on Idaho Fish & Game-managed lands
  • IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Because of the current fire risk condition in Eastern Idaho, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) is imposing Stage I fire restrictions on IDFG managed lands across the Upper Snake Region, effective immediately. Until further .
  • Standard Journal
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  • 8/19/2017 11:14:00 PM
  • Fire restrictions issued on Idaho Fish & Game managed lands
  • IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is imposing Stage I fire restrictions on IDFG managed lands across the Upper Snake Region effective immediately. Until further notice, the following restrictions apply on all Wildlife .
  • Local News 8
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  • 8/18/2017 6:45:00 PM
  • Idaho angler's record-setting trout in Utah deemed invalid
  • SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An Idaho man who caught a record-setting trout in Utah has been told his fish does not qualify for the record anymore because he caught it without a valid fishing license. Sidney Cellan caught the 57-pound (26-kilogram), 48-inch ...
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 8/18/2017 6:35:00 PM
  • Koenig: Can triploid cutthroat trout improve fishing in backcountry lakes?
  • Biologists from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game have been researching how to improve stocking efforts in alpine lakes for decades. Recently, they have been looking into “triploid” trout and whether they might be useful for managing alpine lakes.
  • Twin Falls Times-News
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  • 8/18/2017 8:08:00 AM
  • Fish and Game stops fall steelhead harvest
  • An extremely small number of steelhead returning to Idaho so far has prompted the Idaho Department of Fish and Game to close all rivers to harvest for the fall season, beginning Aug. 17. Catch-and-release fishing remains open. Since 1987 ...
  • Idaho Mountain Express
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  • 8/17/2017 11:07:00 PM
  • Record-breaking Utah fish no longer considered a record-breaking fish
  • Tom Wharton, who writes about the outdoors for our news-sharing partner, the Salt Lake Tribune, reports that an Idaho man's record-breaking fish, that 2News reported on, doesn't count any longer. Wharton writes that because Sidney Cellan's Utah fishing ...
  • KUTV
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  • 8/17/2017 10:25:00 PM
  • Utah fishing record yanked after licensing snafu
  • According to the Idaho Statesman, the 57-pound lake trout was caught and released by Soda Springs, Idaho, angler Sidney Cellan. The DWR found that the angler did not have a valid fishing license. It expired a few days before he caught the 48-inch lake ...
  • Salt Lake Tribune
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  • 8/17/2017 5:30:00 PM
  • Timber sale nets Idaho Department of Fish and Game $900,000
  • COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Department of Fish and Game will receive about $907,000 in a northern Idaho timber sale. Fish and Game Regional Manager Chip Corsi told The Spokesman-Review that the timber stand is landlocked with no public access ...
  • Standard Journal
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  • 8/17/2017 5:00:00 PM
  • Steelhead fishing will be catch-and-release in Idaho
  • With popular steelhead runs tanking this season, many Snake River system anglers are likely to target other species rather than hang up their rods. Idaho will open fall chinook fishing on Friday and Washington moved up its fall chinook opener to match ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 8/17/2017 12:30:00 AM
  • Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Aug. 17
  • You’re better off with one or two single hooks with a slightly larger gap than usually used. On Aug. 5, Matt Gamble of St. Maries, Idaho, landed and released a 21-inch smallmouth from Lake Coeur d’Alene. His fish had the half-inch needed to break the ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 8/16/2017 8:32:00 PM
  • Steelhead Harvest Closed by Idaho Fish and Game
  • TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) Hatchery steelhead harvest will come to an end beginning Thursday in Idaho to ensure the species survival. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game announced this week that catch and release fishing will continue to be allowed.
  • Newsradio 1310
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  • 8/16/2017 5:29:00 PM
  • Fish and Game commission to meet Aug. 25 in Boise
  • The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will meet Friday, August 25 at Fish and Game’s Headquarters office, 600 S. Walnut in Boise. The meeting will be held in the Trophy Room starting at 11 a.m. MT. Commissioners will set the 2017 Sage-grouse season ...
  • idahocountyfreepress.com
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  • 8/16/2017 3:20:00 PM
  • Fish and Game closes steelhead harvest to protect small run of fish
  • An extremely small number of steelhead returning to Idaho so far has prompted Fish and Game to reduce the bag limit on adipose-clipped hatchery steelhead to zero – closing all rivers to harvest for the fall steelhead season. Through Aug. 14, about 400 ...
  • idahocountyfreepress.com
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  • 8/16/2017 3:20:00 PM
  • The Fishing Corner: A flex schedule is going to be necessary
  • Next, I passed up some amazing fishing in northern Idaho. Again, my role was merely a spectator and not a participant. To compound my state of affairs due to time constraints, I could only look out the car window as I hurriedly drove by prime fishing in ..
  • Daily World
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  • 8/15/2017 8:04:00 PM
  • Timber sale nets Idaho Department of Fish and Game $900,000
  • COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho — The Idaho Department of Fish and Game will receive about $907,000 in a northern Idaho timber sale. Fish and Game Regional Manager Chip Corsi told The Spokesman-Review (http://bit.ly/2vCKb82) that the timber stand is landlocked with .
  • WRAL
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  • 8/15/2017 10:15:00 AM
  • Dam Flows Released to Cool Lower Snake River
  • Finding other ways to help cool the water was the main topic of discussion at the July 11 Technical Management Team meeting. Idaho Department of Fish and Game biologist Russ Keifer said it was especially important because salmon and steelhead runs are ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/15/2017 6:45:00 AM
  • If you appreciate the subtleties, fishing never disappoints
  • When it does, you’ll be glad you were paying attention to the little things. Tight lines! Jordan Rodriguez has been fishing Idaho waters since he was a teen. Share your fish stories, adventures, tips and tricks at outdoors@idahostatesman.com. Never miss ..
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 8/14/2017 10:25:00 PM
  • Timber sale nets Idaho Department of Fish and Game $900,000
  • COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The Idaho Department of Fish and Game will receive about $907,000 in a northern Idaho timber sale. Fish and Game Regional Manager Chip Corsi told The Spokesman-Review that the timber stand is landlocked with no public access, and the
  • KTVB
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  • 8/14/2017 6:36:00 PM
  • Snake River to Open for Fall Chinook
  • Anglers are reminded the Snake River is closed to steelhead fishing from Bridge St. Bridge in Clarkston to the Oregon/Idaho Border. WDFW is working with Idaho Fish and Game to set a steelhead fishery on this section of the river by Sept. 1. Low returns of
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/14/2017 6:53:00 AM
  • Montana FWP Doesn’t Expect Major Yellowstone Fish Kill This Year
  • The parasite has killed fish in five consecutive years in Idaho’s upper Snake River drainage, albeit in smaller number each year. It hasn’t happened so far on the Yellowstone, and biologists say that’s because the river conditions are much better.
  • yellowstoneinsider.com
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  • 8/13/2017 7:50:00 PM
  • Washington opening fall chinook fishing on Snake Aug. 18
  • Here are details from WDFW: Snake River is closed to steelhead fishing from Bridge St. Bridge in Clarkston to the Oregon/Idaho Border. WDFW is working with Idaho Fish and Game to set a steelhead fishery on this section of the river by Sept. 1. Low returns
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 8/12/2017 1:57:00 PM

Idaho Guides/Outfitters

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Idaho Fishing Clubs

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