Steelhead fishing rules

Current status and rules for steelhead fishing in Idaho

Rules beginning January 1, 2018

Steelhead Seasons and Rules section for 2018

Download 2018 changes

NOTE: As per IDFG Commission action, effective December 21, 2017 Steelhead rules have changed for 2018. Please refer to the highlighted changes in December 2017's updated steelhead fishing rules. [PDF]

Notice! The printed regulations and the official representation of the printed regulations at do not reflect these changed rules, per our policy.


Steelhead Fishing Status

Steelhead Fishing Status:

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