Warm River

Tributary of the Henrys Fork Snake River

  • Recommended Fishing Water

Warm River in Fremont County is 36.5 miles in length.

The river is short compared to nearby waters, and is spring fed. As such, it provides fishing opportunities when other waters "turn off", such as during runoff and winter. The river is small, and best fished by wading.

Facilities

Motor Restriction
Yes
Boat Ramp
No
Dock
Yes
Toilet
Yes
Campground
Yes
ADA Access
Yes

Directions

Warm River joins the Henrys Fork where the Mesa Falls road crosses the Henrys Fork.

Recommended Game Fish

Species Observed in Surveys

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
2022/06/09 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2022/05/17 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches
2021/07/20 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2021/06/16 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2021/06/02 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/25 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/13 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2020/07/28 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2020/06/02 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches
2020/05/21 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches
2019/07/31 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2019/07/12 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2019/06/25 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2019/06/13 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2019/05/24 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
2019/05/09 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
2018/07/20 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2018/07/10 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2018/06/20 Rainbow Trout 902 Greater than 6 inches
2018/06/04 Rainbow Trout 902 Greater than 6 inches
2018/05/24 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
2018/05/03 Rainbow Trout 456 Greater than 6 inches
2017/09/15 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2017/07/24 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2017/07/10 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2017/06/01 Rainbow Trout 804 Greater than 6 inches
2017/05/30 Rainbow Trout 901 Greater than 6 inches
2017/05/11 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
2017/05/04 Rainbow Trout 449 Greater than 6 inches
2016/07/15 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2016/07/01 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2016/06/14 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2016/06/03 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
2016/05/25 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
2016/05/12 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2015/07/22 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2015/06/29 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2015/06/10 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2015/05/14 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2014/07/09 Rainbow Trout 2,200 Greater than 6 inches
2014/07/07 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2014/06/06 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2014/05/15 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
2014/05/07 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
2013/07/16 Rainbow Trout 90 Greater than 6 inches
2013/07/15 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2013/07/03 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2013/06/26 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2013/06/05 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2013/05/29 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2012/07/24 Rainbow Trout 899 Greater than 6 inches
2012/07/11 Rainbow Trout 899 Greater than 6 inches
2012/06/19 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2012/06/06 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2012/05/24 Rainbow Trout 901 Greater than 6 inches
2011/07/25 Rainbow Trout 915 Greater than 6 inches
2011/06/28 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2011/06/21 Rainbow Trout 902 Greater than 6 inches
2011/06/10 Rainbow Trout 960 Greater than 6 inches
2011/05/25 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches
2010/07/28 Rainbow Trout 910 Greater than 6 inches
2010/07/05 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2010/06/22 Rainbow Trout 910 Greater than 6 inches
2010/06/01 Rainbow Trout 893 Greater than 6 inches
2010/05/26 Rainbow Trout 1,815 Greater than 6 inches
2009/07/20 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2009/07/06 Rainbow Trout 943 Greater than 6 inches
2009/06/22 Rainbow Trout 954 Greater than 6 inches
2009/06/01 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2009/05/20 Rainbow Trout 1,809 Greater than 6 inches
2008/07/29 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2008/07/21 Rainbow Trout 833 Greater than 6 inches
2008/07/01 Rainbow Trout 648 Greater than 6 inches
2008/06/24 Rainbow Trout 700 Greater than 6 inches
2008/06/03 Rainbow Trout 695 Greater than 6 inches
2008/05/23 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches
2007/07/23 Rainbow Trout 640 Greater than 6 inches
2007/07/09 Rainbow Trout 695 Greater than 6 inches
2007/06/27 Rainbow Trout 715 Greater than 6 inches
2007/06/04 Rainbow Trout 698 Greater than 6 inches
2007/05/25 Rainbow Trout 1,817 Greater than 6 inches
2006/07/24 Rainbow Trout 646 Greater than 6 inches
2006/07/10 Rainbow Trout 650 Greater than 6 inches
2006/06/28 Rainbow Trout 655 Greater than 6 inches
2006/06/05 Rainbow Trout 729 Greater than 6 inches
2006/05/25 Rainbow Trout 1,794 Greater than 6 inches
2005/07/25 Rainbow Trout 903 Greater than 6 inches
2005/07/14 Rainbow Trout 908 Greater than 6 inches
2005/07/01 Rainbow Trout 912 Greater than 6 inches
2005/06/09 Rainbow Trout 903 Greater than 6 inches
2005/05/26 Rainbow Trout 1,781 Greater than 6 inches
2004/07/29 Rainbow Trout 894 Greater than 6 inches
2004/07/13 Rainbow Trout 899 Greater than 6 inches
2004/06/29 Rainbow Trout 846 Greater than 6 inches
2004/06/08 Rainbow Trout 981 Greater than 6 inches
2004/05/27 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches
2003/06/02 Rainbow Trout 901 Greater than 6 inches
2003/05/22 Rainbow Trout 1,788 Greater than 6 inches
2000/07/25 Rainbow Trout 904 Greater than 6 inches
2000/07/10 Rainbow Trout 902 Greater than 6 inches
2000/06/27 Rainbow Trout 904 Greater than 6 inches
2000/06/12 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2000/05/23 Rainbow Trout 1,799 Greater than 6 inches
1999/07/19 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1999/07/06 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1999/06/22 Rainbow Trout 990 Greater than 6 inches
1999/06/09 Rainbow Trout 1,024 Greater than 6 inches
1999/05/27 Rainbow Trout 1,998 Greater than 6 inches
1998/08/10 Rainbow Trout 985 Greater than 6 inches
1998/07/21 Rainbow Trout 1,027 Greater than 6 inches
1998/07/08 Rainbow Trout 1,075 Greater than 6 inches
1998/06/25 Rainbow Trout 996 Greater than 6 inches
1998/06/01 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1998/05/18 Rainbow Trout 1,982 Greater than 6 inches
1997/07/21 Rainbow Trout 998 Greater than 6 inches
1997/07/10 Rainbow Trout 998 Greater than 6 inches
1997/06/24 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1997/06/02 Rainbow Trout 1,001 Greater than 6 inches
1997/05/20 Rainbow Trout 1,996 Greater than 6 inches
1996/08/06 Rainbow Trout 352 Greater than 6 inches
1996/07/25 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1996/07/11 Rainbow Trout 1,003 Greater than 6 inches
1996/06/25 Rainbow Trout 487 Greater than 6 inches
1996/06/04 Rainbow Trout 880 Greater than 6 inches
1996/05/20 Rainbow Trout 2,953 Greater than 6 inches
1995/08/09 Rainbow Trout 698 Greater than 6 inches
1995/07/28 Rainbow Trout 790 Greater than 6 inches
1995/07/11 Rainbow Trout 1,985 Greater than 6 inches
1995/06/21 Rainbow Trout 1,032 Greater than 6 inches
1995/06/05 Rainbow Trout 972 Greater than 6 inches
1995/05/23 Rainbow Trout 3,036 Greater than 6 inches
1994/08/03 Rainbow Trout 700 Greater than 6 inches
1994/07/19 Rainbow Trout 1,397 Greater than 6 inches
1994/07/07 Rainbow Trout 1,362 Greater than 6 inches
1994/06/28 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1994/06/08 Rainbow Trout 1,150 Greater than 6 inches
1994/05/24 Rainbow Trout 3,190 Greater than 6 inches
1989/09/11 Rainbow Trout 770 Greater than 6 inches
1989/08/28 Rainbow Trout 798 Greater than 6 inches
1989/08/17 Rainbow Trout 798 Greater than 6 inches
1989/07/05 Rainbow Trout 687 Greater than 6 inches
1989/06/20 Rainbow Trout 902 Greater than 6 inches
1989/05/23 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1988/08/30 Rainbow Trout 1,250 Greater than 6 inches
1988/08/11 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
1988/07/26 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1988/07/07 Rainbow Trout 525 Greater than 6 inches
1988/07/05 Rainbow Trout 1,050 Greater than 6 inches
1987/09/03 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1987/08/25 Rainbow Trout 1,512 Greater than 6 inches
1987/07/16 Rainbow Trout 2,016 Greater than 6 inches
1987/06/15 Rainbow Trout 2,011 Greater than 6 inches
1987/05/19 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1986/07/30 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1986/07/22 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
1986/06/13 Rainbow Trout 2,042 Greater than 6 inches
1986/05/12 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
1985/08/27 Rainbow Trout 2,310 Greater than 6 inches
1985/07/19 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
1985/07/02 Rainbow Trout 2,200 Greater than 6 inches
1985/05/17 Rainbow Trout 2,880 Greater than 6 inches
1985/05/14 Rainbow Trout 1,120 Greater than 6 inches
1984/08/31 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Less than 6 inches
1984/08/14 Rainbow Trout 1,350 Greater than 6 inches
1984/07/23 Rainbow Trout 1,380 Greater than 6 inches
1984/06/27 Rainbow Trout 4,725 Greater than 6 inches
1984/05/15 Rainbow Trout 3,150 Greater than 6 inches
1983/08/09 Rainbow Trout 1,920 Less than 6 inches
1983/06/28 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1983/05/25 Rainbow Trout 4,800 Less than 6 inches
1983/01/20 Brown Trout 70,000 Less than 6 inches
1982/07/30 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
1982/07/01 Rainbow Trout 1,280 Greater than 6 inches
1982/06/15 Brown Trout 12,500 Less than 6 inches
1982/05/24 Rainbow Trout 4,200 Greater than 6 inches
1982/04/27 Brown Trout 22,800 Less than 6 inches
1982/04/21 Brown Trout 34,560 Less than 6 inches
1981/08/27 Rainbow Trout 1,760 Greater than 6 inches
1981/08/05 Rainbow Trout 1,440 Greater than 6 inches
1981/07/01 Rainbow Trout 3,465 Greater than 6 inches
1981/06/01 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches
1981/04/24 Rainbow Trout 3,500 Greater than 6 inches
1981/04/17 Brown Trout 10,260 Less than 6 inches
1980/08/26 Rainbow Trout 2,600 Greater than 6 inches
1980/07/10 Rainbow Trout 3,400 Greater than 6 inches
1980/06/29 Brown Trout 4,000 Less than 6 inches
1980/06/27 Rainbow Trout 660 Greater than 6 inches
1980/06/13 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
1980/05/19 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
1979/08/18 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
1979/07/11 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches
1979/06/29 Rainbow Trout 1,020 Greater than 6 inches
1979/05/23 Rainbow Trout 3,500 Greater than 6 inches
1979/05/14 Rainbow Trout 3,500 Greater than 6 inches
1978/08/23 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Less than 6 inches
1978/08/21 Rainbow Trout 5,000 Less than 6 inches
1978/06/29 Rainbow Trout 4,600 Greater than 6 inches
1978/06/16 Rainbow Trout 1,410 Greater than 6 inches
1978/05/25 Rainbow Trout 6,000 Less than 6 inches
1977/07/25 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1977/07/21 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1977/06/06 Rainbow Trout 4,600 Greater than 6 inches
1977/05/24 Rainbow Trout 3,150 Greater than 6 inches
1977/05/23 Rainbow Trout 1,760 Greater than 6 inches
1976/11/03 Rainbow Trout 6,851 Less than 6 inches
1976/10/25 Rainbow Trout 10,400 Less than 6 inches
1976/07/27 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches
1976/07/01 Rainbow Trout 500 Less than 6 inches
1976/06/18 Rainbow Trout 2,700 Greater than 6 inches
1976/06/03 Rainbow Trout 3,920 Greater than 6 inches
1976/05/24 Rainbow Trout 5,000 Less than 6 inches
1975/08/21 Rainbow Trout 4,700 Greater than 6 inches
1975/07/30 Rainbow Trout 970 Greater than 6 inches
1975/07/03 Rainbow Trout 3,900 Greater than 6 inches
1975/05/14 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Less than 6 inches
1974/07/25 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches
1974/07/11 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Less than 6 inches
1974/07/10 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Less than 6 inches
1974/05/07 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Less than 6 inches
1973/09/11 Cutthroat Trout 5,100 Less than 6 inches
1973/09/05 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches
1973/08/31 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
1973/08/17 Rainbow Trout 1,400 Greater than 6 inches
1973/07/03 Rainbow Trout 2,125 Less than 6 inches
1973/06/13 Rainbow Trout 2,200 Less than 6 inches
1973/06/11 Rainbow Trout 2,337 Less than 6 inches
1972/09/20 Cutthroat Trout 4,000 Less than 6 inches
1972/09/13 Rainbow Trout 740 Greater than 6 inches
1972/08/17 Rainbow Trout 740 Greater than 6 inches
1972/08/16 Rainbow Trout 740 Greater than 6 inches
1972/08/15 Rainbow Trout 740 Greater than 6 inches
1972/08/14 Rainbow Trout 1,850 Greater than 6 inches
1972/07/20 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
1972/07/13 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Less than 6 inches
1972/06/28 Rainbow Trout 3,600 Less than 6 inches
1972/06/09 Rainbow Trout 1,650 Less than 6 inches
1972/06/08 Rainbow Trout 2,200 Less than 6 inches
1972/03/23 Rainbow Trout 5,100 Less than 6 inches
1971/07/21 Rainbow Trout 3,720 Less than 6 inches
1971/06/29 Rainbow Trout 16,000 Less than 6 inches
1971/06/17 Rainbow Trout 1,240 Less than 6 inches
1971/06/16 Rainbow Trout 2,480 Less than 6 inches
1971/06/15 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
1971/06/14 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
1970/09/02 Rainbow Trout 1,950 Less than 6 inches
1970/09/01 Rainbow Trout 1,290 Greater than 6 inches
1970/08/31 Rainbow Trout 1,290 Greater than 6 inches
1970/08/25 Rainbow Trout 2,902 Greater than 6 inches
1970/07/31 Rainbow Trout 1,290 Greater than 6 inches
1970/07/17 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches
1970/07/01 Rainbow Trout 2,220 Greater than 6 inches
1970/06/29 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1970/06/15 Rainbow Trout 4,680 Less than 6 inches
1970/05/28 Rainbow Trout 1,260 Greater than 6 inches
1970/05/27 Rainbow Trout 1,260 Greater than 6 inches
1970/05/26 Rainbow Trout 1,350 Less than 6 inches
1970/05/12 Rainbow Trout 3,250 Less than 6 inches
1969/09/30 Cutthroat Trout 5,120 Less than 6 inches
1969/08/28 Rainbow Trout 1,137 Greater than 6 inches
1969/08/27 Rainbow Trout 1,050 Greater than 6 inches
1969/08/26 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
1969/08/14 Rainbow Trout 1,050 Greater than 6 inches
1969/08/13 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
1969/07/26 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
1969/07/25 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
1969/07/15 Rainbow Trout 1,080 Greater than 6 inches
1969/07/14 Rainbow Trout 1,080 Greater than 6 inches
1969/07/09 Rainbow Trout 1,170 Greater than 6 inches
1969/07/01 Rainbow Trout 3,430 Greater than 6 inches
1969/05/28 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
1969/05/27 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
1969/05/26 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
1968/09/05 Rainbow Trout 460 Greater than 6 inches
1968/08/30 Rainbow Trout 2,070 Greater than 6 inches
1968/08/12 Rainbow Trout 4,590 Less than 6 inches
1968/07/11 Rainbow Trout 1,080 Greater than 6 inches
1968/07/10 Rainbow Trout 2,160 Greater than 6 inches
1968/06/20 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1968/05/24 Rainbow Trout 1,785 Greater than 6 inches
Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

Licenses and Tags

Learn more about IDFG Licenses, Tags & Permits
 

There is a fish feeding station on the lower end of the Warm River, near the mouth of Robinson Creek. This area is closed to fishing, but anglers can toss bread or fish pellets into the river here and see many large trout rise to the offering.

Fishing Rules, 2022 - 2024

All Waters Open All Year

Except as modified in Special Rules
Fishing is not allowed within the posted upstream and downstream boundary of any fish weir or trap.

Daily Bag Limits

The following daily bag limits apply to all waters within each region except as modified in the Special Rules. The possession limit is 3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season.

Special Rules

Warm River and tributaries All other sections of Warm River and its tributaries
  • December 1 through Friday before Memorial Day weekend - trout limit is 0, catch-and-release
  • Memorial Day weekend through November 30 - trout limit is 6, no harvest of Cutthroat Trout
Warm River and tributaries Within the posted boundaries from the bridge near Parker (Scheuller) cabin upstream to State Highway 47 bridge
  • Closed to fishing
Nearby Rules The following special rule(s) apply to adjacent waters but exclude the Warm River.
Henrys Fork tributaries (except Warm River, Fall River, and Thurmon Creek)
  • December 1 through Friday before Memorial Day weekend - trout limit is 0, catch-and-release
  • Saturday of Memorial Day weekend through November 30 - trout limit is 6, no harvest of Cutthroat Trout
Upper Snake Region Bag Limits
Bass (Largemouth and Smallmouth)

  • Bass limit is 6, both species combined

Brook Trout

  • Brook Trout limit is 25
  • Harvest allowed during any open season unless otherwise noted under Special Rules - if gear or bait restrictions are listed, they must be followed when fishing for Brook Trout

Bull Trout

  • Bull trout limit is 0, catch-and-release

Kokanee

  • Kokanee limit is 15

Sturgeon

  • Sturgeon limit is 0, catch-and-release
  • Sturgeon must not be removed from the water and must be released upon landing
  • Barbless hooks are required
  • Use of a sliding swivel device to secure a weight, and a lighter test line to secure weight to sliding swivel device is required. See fishing regulations for details

Tiger Muskie

  • Tiger Muskie limit is 2, none under 40 inches

Trout includes Brown Trout, Golden Trout, Lake Trout, Splake, Arctic Grayling, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout, and trout hybrids (e.g. Tiger Trout)

  • Trout limit is 6, all species combined
  • Does not include Bull Trout and Brook Trout which are listed separately

Whitefish

  • Whitefish limit is 25 - see Big Lost River exception
  • Harvest allowed during any open season unless otherwise noted under Special Rules - if gear or bait restrictions are listed, they must be followed when fishing for whitefish

Protected Nongame Fish including Northern Leatherside Chub and Bluehead Sucker (also known as Green Sucker)

  • May not be harvested or possessed

All Other Fish Species includes bullfrogs and crayfish

  • No bag, size or possession limit
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