Priest Lake Fishing near Priest River, Idaho
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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 lake trout, brook trout, largemouth bass, sockeye salmon, perch, rainbow trout and smallmouth bass here. Whether you’re spinning, fly fishing, trolling or baitcasting 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 Roothaan, Cakish Lake and Bootham Lake.
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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.
Fishing Reports near Priest Lake
"First off there are no perch in this lake. Fish species include West slope cutthroat, rainbow,..." Mirror Lake
"The ice at the end of the dock is five inches deep...." Kelso Lake
"Have fished here only twice. Once was sunny and caught nothing. Another time, bank fished and..." Caribou Lake
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