Idaho Fishing Reports, Fishing Times, Licenses, and Campgrounds

Fish Species in Idaho

Rainbow Trout,  Cutthroat Trout,  Largemouth Bass,  Smallmouth Bass,  Brown Trout,  Bream/Bluegill,  Catfish,  Crappie,  Brook Trout,   and 68 more

Idaho Fishing by Water Type

Lakes: 1,281   Rivers/Streams: 9,086   Reservoirs: 635   Others: 772   All: 11,774

Idaho Fishing Reports

  "Trolled this lake using Mack's lures tipped with a small piece of night..." Payette Lake

  "Fished at Lake Cascade in McCall, Idaho 3 times in the past weeks. I..." Lake Cascade

  "Fished for about 30 minutes with a chartreuse wiggly tail grub and caught..." Sand Creek

  "Used worm on a bobber...." Emerald Lake

Idaho Fishing Spots

Bear Lake 5.3 miles
Bear Lake Creek 5.9 miles
Born Lakes 6.2 miles
Boulder Lake 6.7 miles
Camp Creek 4.9 miles
Champion Creek 5.6 miles
Cirque Lake 6.6 miles
Cornice Lake 6.8 miles
Cove Lake 7 miles
Decker Creek 6.4 miles
Emerald Lake 6.6 miles
Fisher Creek 4.8 miles
Garland Lakes 7.2 miles
Gentian Lake 6.7 miles
Glacier Lake 6.6 miles
Gold Creek 6.7 miles
Headwall Lake 7.1 miles
Heart Lake 4.2 miles
Hidden Lake 7.3 miles
Hook Lake 7.1 miles
Lonesome Lake 6.7 miles
Martin Creek 4.8 miles
Mays Creek 6.1 miles
Milky Creek 4.1 miles
Neck Lake 6.9 miles
Ocalkens Lake 6.4 miles
Pass Creek 3.1 miles
Phyllis Lake 5.6 miles
Pigtail Creek 4.3 miles
Rainbow Lake 5.7 miles
Rock Lake 6.7 miles
Sapphire Lake 6.7 miles
Shallow Lake 7.1 miles
Sheep Lake 7.2 miles
Six Lakes 4.5 miles
Slide Lake 6.8 miles
Snow Lake 6.6 miles
Swimm Lake 6.7 miles
Warm Creek 6.3 miles
Washington Lake 6.5 miles
Williams Creek 6.2 miles
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Idaho Fishing Licenses

For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Idaho Fish & Wildlife. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the Fishing Spot is open to the public, and respect all signs indicating private property or restricting access.

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Fishing in the state of Idaho, there are plenty of bodies of water to choose from. In fact, there are 11,774 bodies of water where fishing could be possible, such as Swan Falls Dam, Anderson Ranch Reservoir and American Falls Dam. Fish for Brown Trout, Sucker or Rock Bass or one of the other 26 fish found in this state; and if you need gear get your fly fishing gear, baitcasting setup, trolling equipment, or spincasting gear out and find your new honey hole.