Questions & Answers: youth fishing
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A: 1) If you are fishing with your son and hook a fish that you want him to land, you will be legal if you have him reel in his line prior to you handing him your pole. 2) Yes, you can cast out a line for your son and let him hold the pole. He must be able to retrieve the line, himself. You would ...
Q: I want to put a mechanical fishing reel so I can fish at night while sleeping and have food in the morn or fish while i set up camp and if not legal is it legal for catching ONLY non-game fish-thx
A: It is not legal to do this in Idaho. Lines must be attended by the person fishing. There is no exception for nongame fish.
A: The catch-and-keep season for bass is open year-around on most waters. There are, however, a few exceptions where we are trying to manage for quality or trophy populations of bass. In order for a fish to qualify as a "state record" the fish needs to be weighed on a state certified scale. These ...