Idaho Fish and Game wants to remind ice anglers this winter to always remain cautious when walking or operating off-highway vehicles on ice. Throughout this winter ice fishing season, there have been multiple reports of people cutting large square holes in the ice so they can take a "polar plunge" or ice bath.
Over 60 young anglers came out for the 31st Annual Kids’ Ice Fishing Derby held Jan. 27 at Hyde Pond near Salmon. The kids had a fun-filled morning learning about fishing and spending time in beautiful winter weather with family and friends. Anglers traveled from far and wide throughout Lemhi County, southeastern Idaho, and a handful from Utah.
The ice fishing season on Lake Cascade is finally here. Here's what you need to know about the current status of the fishery and what anglers can expect in the coming year.
The 31st annual Kids’ Ice Fishing Derby will be held at Hyde Pond near Salmon, ID from 8:00 a.m. to noon and is designed for youth ages 16 years and under. Prizes for big fish in four age categories will be awarded, and lucky kids who catch one of several tagged trout during the derby will win $25. Prizes will be handed out to all youth who register, but anglers must be present to collect prizes starting at noon.