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A: Below is a summary of the management planning process for Priest Lake. I believe it answers most of your questions along wtih some others you may have. if you'd care to discuss Priest Lake management further, please feel free to give me a call at (208) 769-1414. thank you for your interest. Jim ...
A: Sometimes in our zeal to manage these popular fish, we look past the fact that kokanee are a land-locked sockeye salmon and are not native to most lakes in Idaho. The only exceptions are a couple of lakes in the Stanley Basin and Warm Lake in the South Fork Salmon River drainage that genetic ...
Q: Is Ice fishing for Mac's on Cavanaugh Bay, Priest Lake a realistic idea, and is so when is it good?
A: Ice fishing for Lake Trout can be great on Cavenaugh Bay, but it's not every year we get ice. Unfortunately, there's not enough ice this year.
A: Each year we count spawnng kokanee around historical shoreline spawning areas. It gives us a rough index of the adult kokanee population. This year we saw close to 30,000 fish, which is about 10 times higher than the average of the past 15 years. That's encouraging, but unfortunately, it doesn' ...