Priest Lake Fishing near Priest River, Idaho

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Details for Priest Lake

Species Caught Here:

Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Reservoir
Lat/Long: 48.490475 -116.903542

Bodies of Water near Priest Lake

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Outlet Bay

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Description for Priest Lake, Bonner County, Idaho

Priest Lake is a reservoir located just 21.4 miles from Priest River, in Bonner County, in the state of Idaho, United States, near Outlet Bay, ID. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, rainbow trout, sockeye salmon, lake trout, perch and brook trout here. Whether you’re baitcasting, trolling, fly fishing or spinning your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Priest Lake. Alternate names for this reservoir include Lake Kanikan, Bootham Lake and Lake Salikwa.

Join us as we discuss the Idaho Fishing License options, fishing rules and fishing regulations. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times chart to determine when the fish will be most active.

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