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Q: I have been hearing that the department was going to start netting Priest Lake to control lake trout numbers?If this is corect is angler incentive a option
A: A decision has not yet been made regarding the future of Priest Lake and the lake trout fishery. IDFG is currently in the “scoping” phase of developing a new statewide fisheries management plan for 2013-2018. The plan will set direction for Priest and Upper Priest lakes, as well as other ...
A: From the Boise area, a great place to camp and fish is along the Middle Fork of the Boise River. This area is accessed via Highway 21. Just past the high bridge over Mores Creek, turn right onto the Middle Fork Road and drive past Lucky Peak and Arrowrock Reservoirs. The Middle Fork offers a ...
A: General rules apply to the water below the Hayden Lake outlet, so snagging, spearing, and netting are not allowed and limits do apply. It's relatively uncommon to have so much outflow (like we had this year) that large numbers of fish actually leave the lake through the outlet, so we have not ...
Q: When I see this in the fishing regs, "December 1 through Friday before Memorial Day weekend – trout limit is 0, catch-and-release," does this mean c-n-r for trout species only or for all species of fish?
A: The phrase "trout limit 0" means catch-and-release only for trout. You can still catch and keep your limit of whitefish or other game fish species that reside in the water.