Idaho Fishing Records

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Certified Weight Records

Traditional records of Idaho fish measured using a certified scale.
How to Apply
All applicants must submit:
  • A completed Record Fish Application Form, which includes the legal signature of one witness to the weight.
  • A receipt from a certified scale documenting the weight.
  • Verification of species and by Idaho Fish and Game.
  • At least one photo of the fish.
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Catch-and-Release Records

Catch-and-Release records for Idaho fish released alive.
How to Apply
All applicants must submit:
  • A completed Record Fish Application Form, which includes the legal signature of one witness to the measurement and release.
  • At least one photo of the fish with the angler and 2 or 3 of the measuring process.

General Record Guidelines

To be eligible for a state record, all of these must be true.
  • The fish was caught by the holder of a valid Idaho fishing license
  • The fish was caught using legal methods
  • The fish was not caught during salvage season
  • The fish was caught in Idaho
  • The fish was caught in publicly-accessible water
  • The fish was not caught at pay-to-fish facility
  • All applications must be submitted within 30 days of the catch date