Cocolalla Lake

Tributary of Cocolalla Creek

  • Recommended Fishing Water

Cocolalla Lake in Bonner County is 1,802.6 acres.

Facilities

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

Recommended Game Fish

Species Observed in Surveys

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
7/11/2018 Channel Catfish 3,984 Greater than 6 inches
5/25/2018 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 12,550 Less than 6 inches
5/24/2018 Rainbow Trout 9,024 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/2018 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 27,900 Less than 6 inches
7/19/2017 Channel Catfish 7,986 Greater than 6 inches
5/10/2017 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 23,994 Less than 6 inches
7/13/2016 Channel Catfish 3,989 Greater than 6 inches
5/6/2016 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 11,200 Less than 6 inches
5/4/2016 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 20,000 Less than 6 inches
4/27/2016 Rainbow Trout 25,200 Less than 6 inches
10/21/2015 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 5,067 Less than 6 inches
10/8/2015 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 6,182 Less than 6 inches
6/24/2015 Channel Catfish 3,988 Greater than 6 inches
5/8/2015 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 10,616 Less than 6 inches
4/30/2015 Rainbow Trout 35,250 Less than 6 inches
4/30/2015 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 26,701 Less than 6 inches
7/16/2014 Channel Catfish 3,990 Greater than 6 inches
4/30/2014 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 5,490 Less than 6 inches
4/29/2014 Rainbow Trout 27,150 Less than 6 inches
4/29/2014 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 14,640 Less than 6 inches
4/30/2013 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 19,984 Less than 6 inches
4/25/2013 Rainbow Trout 26,000 Less than 6 inches
5/10/2012 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 20,750 Less than 6 inches
4/23/2012 Rainbow Trout 30,405 Less than 6 inches
9/30/2011 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 1,140 Greater than 6 inches
9/29/2011 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
7/27/2011 Channel Catfish 8,008 Greater than 6 inches
5/23/2011 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 22,548 Less than 6 inches
4/26/2011 Rainbow Trout 25,200 Less than 6 inches
9/28/2010 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 7,973 Less than 6 inches
7/21/2010 Channel Catfish 7,498 Greater than 6 inches
6/7/2010 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 23,625 Less than 6 inches
5/24/2010 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 20,019 Less than 6 inches
4/13/2010 Rainbow Trout 25,205 Less than 6 inches
9/28/2009 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 20,046 Less than 6 inches
7/22/2009 Channel Catfish 8,015 Greater than 6 inches
6/5/2009 Rainbow Trout 25,166 Less than 6 inches
5/27/2009 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 20,072 Less than 6 inches
7/16/2008 Channel Catfish 8,048 Greater than 6 inches
6/9/2008 Rainbow Trout 30,038 Less than 6 inches
7/9/2007 Channel Catfish 9,020 Greater than 6 inches
6/6/2007 Rainbow Trout 25,020 Less than 6 inches
4/24/2007 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 6,111 Less than 6 inches
4/20/2007 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 14,882 Less than 6 inches
7/19/2006 Channel Catfish 9,000 Less than 6 inches
7/13/2005 Channel Catfish 7,031 Greater than 6 inches
5/6/2005 Rainbow Trout 26,020 Less than 6 inches
4/28/2005 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 19,992 Less than 6 inches
7/14/2004 Channel Catfish 501 Adults
7/14/2004 Channel Catfish 6,724 Greater than 6 inches
4/21/2004 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 10,092 Less than 6 inches
4/16/2004 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 2,150 Less than 6 inches
4/12/2004 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 7,785 Less than 6 inches
8/20/2003 Channel Catfish 6,851 Greater than 6 inches
4/21/2003 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 20,250 Less than 6 inches
4/8/2003 Rainbow Trout 25,000 Less than 6 inches
4/23/2002 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 9,840 Less than 6 inches
4/18/2002 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 10,176 Less than 6 inches
4/12/2002 Rainbow Trout 25,012 Less than 6 inches
10/17/2001 Rainbow Trout 35,022 Less than 6 inches
9/21/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
8/23/2000 Channel Catfish 7,995 Greater than 6 inches
5/3/2000 Rainbow Trout 25,000 Less than 6 inches
4/18/2000 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 20,000 Less than 6 inches
10/13/1999 Rainbow Trout 25,039 Less than 6 inches
10/4/1999 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 20,003 Less than 6 inches
9/21/1999 Channel Catfish 8,544 Less than 6 inches
4/27/1999 Rainbow Trout 7,312 Less than 6 inches
10/12/1998 Rainbow Trout 13,120 Less than 6 inches
9/30/1998 Rainbow Trout 3,600 Greater than 6 inches
9/21/1998 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 35,640 Less than 6 inches
3/19/1998 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 12,326 Less than 6 inches
10/27/1997 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 12,180 Less than 6 inches
10/10/1997 Channel Catfish 5,661 Less than 6 inches
10/9/1997 Rainbow Trout 12,747 Less than 6 inches
9/22/1997 Rainbow Trout 4,228 Greater than 6 inches
9/22/1997 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 20,706 Less than 6 inches
4/25/1997 Brook Trout 1,000 Less than 6 inches
10/29/1996 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 3,640 Less than 6 inches
10/21/1996 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 116,115 Less than 6 inches
10/10/1996 Rainbow Trout 2,632 Greater than 6 inches
10/9/1996 Rainbow Trout 2,418 Greater than 6 inches
10/9/1996 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 16,337 Less than 6 inches
5/30/1996 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 38,322 Less than 6 inches
5/28/1996 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 43,115 Less than 6 inches
11/7/1995 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 131,897 Less than 6 inches
5/24/1995 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 226 Adults
6/6/1994 Rainbow Trout 2,015 Greater than 6 inches
5/2/1994 Rainbow Trout 1,300 Greater than 6 inches
4/12/1994 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
3/23/1994 Rainbow Trout 2,760 Greater than 6 inches
12/9/1993 Rainbow Trout 5,376 Less than 6 inches
11/23/1993 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 15,800 Less than 6 inches
11/2/1993 Rainbow Trout 15,760 Less than 6 inches
11/1/1993 Rainbow Trout 15,760 Less than 6 inches
9/29/1993 Channel Catfish 9,000 Less than 6 inches
6/28/1993 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/1993 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/27/1993 Rainbow Trout 468 Greater than 6 inches
5/17/1993 Rainbow Trout 1,560 Greater than 6 inches
4/30/1993 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/13/1993 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
10/13/1992 Brown Trout 1,768 Less than 6 inches
6/23/1992 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/5/1992 Rainbow Trout 1,070 Greater than 6 inches
5/14/1992 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/5/1992 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/21/1992 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/13/1992 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
3/27/1992 Rainbow Trout 2,020 Greater than 6 inches
6/13/1991 Rainbow Trout 1,008 Greater than 6 inches
6/4/1991 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/1991 Rainbow Trout 910 Greater than 6 inches
5/10/1991 Channel Catfish 8,000 Less than 6 inches
5/9/1991 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/29/1991 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
4/16/1991 Rainbow Trout 1,950 Greater than 6 inches
3/25/1991 Rainbow Trout 1,740 Greater than 6 inches
9/21/1990 Channel Catfish 8,000 Less than 6 inches
6/18/1990 Rainbow Trout 1,990 Greater than 6 inches
6/12/1990 Brown Trout 4,738 Less than 6 inches
6/11/1990 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/7/1990 Rainbow Trout 1,250 Greater than 6 inches
5/8/1990 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/23/1990 Rainbow Trout 1,085 Greater than 6 inches
4/9/1990 Rainbow Trout 975 Greater than 6 inches
4/2/1990 Rainbow Trout 1,950 Greater than 6 inches
9/29/1989 Channel Catfish 10,000 Less than 6 inches
6/14/1989 Brown Trout 20,554 Less than 6 inches
6/7/1989 Rainbow Trout 3,100 Greater than 6 inches
5/9/1989 Rainbow Trout 1,680 Greater than 6 inches
1/4/1989 Rainbow Trout 24,570 Less than 6 inches
9/15/1988 Channel Catfish 4,980 Less than 6 inches
7/1/1988 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/1988 Brown Trout 20,169 Less than 6 inches
6/13/1988 Rainbow Trout 4,375 Greater than 6 inches
5/23/1988 Rainbow Trout 4,590 Greater than 6 inches
4/13/1988 Rainbow Trout 2,992 Greater than 6 inches
9/4/1987 Rainbow Trout 2,612 Greater than 6 inches
9/1/1987 Rainbow Trout 2,475 Greater than 6 inches
6/15/1987 Brown Trout 40,200 Less than 6 inches
6/9/1987 Rainbow Trout 2,160 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/1987 Rainbow Trout 2,850 Greater than 6 inches
5/5/1987 Rainbow Trout 1,024 Greater than 6 inches
5/1/1987 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
3/31/1987 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
9/10/1986 Rainbow Trout 5,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/13/1986 Rainbow Trout 1,400 Greater than 6 inches
6/5/1986 Rainbow Trout 3,600 Greater than 6 inches
6/4/1986 Brown Trout 39,900 Less than 6 inches
5/7/1986 Rainbow Trout 5,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/15/1986 Rainbow Trout 5,160 Greater than 6 inches
9/26/1985 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
9/24/1985 Rainbow Trout 9,045 Greater than 6 inches
8/1/1985 Channel Catfish 15,272 Less than 6 inches
7/17/1985 Brown Trout 40,052 Less than 6 inches
6/18/1985 Rainbow Trout 4,080 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/1985 Rainbow Trout 4,030 Greater than 6 inches
4/10/1985 Rainbow Trout 2,010 Greater than 6 inches
9/20/1984 Rainbow Trout 112 Greater than 6 inches
9/17/1984 Rainbow Trout 2,080 Greater than 6 inches
6/11/1984 Rainbow Trout 2,250 Greater than 6 inches
4/9/1984 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
9/13/1983 Rainbow Trout 4,080 Greater than 6 inches
8/12/1983 Kokanee 10,153 Less than 6 inches
8/1/1983 Rainbow Trout 9,000 Less than 6 inches
4/5/1983 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches
10/12/1982 Rainbow Trout 5,580 Greater than 6 inches
8/9/1982 Rainbow Trout 9,000 Less than 6 inches
7/22/1982 Fall Chinook 10,011 Less than 6 inches
5/24/1982 Rainbow Trout 5,400 Greater than 6 inches
8/25/1981 Rainbow Trout 4,900 Greater than 6 inches
8/24/1981 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches
6/15/1981 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches
6/4/1981 Rainbow Trout 3,280 Greater than 6 inches
9/24/1980 Rainbow Trout 1,575 Greater than 6 inches
9/23/1980 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches
9/22/1980 Rainbow Trout 5,600 Greater than 6 inches
9/15/1980 Rainbow Trout 925 Greater than 6 inches
9/8/1980 Rainbow Trout 2,960 Greater than 6 inches
7/15/1980 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches
4/22/1980 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Less than 6 inches
3/14/1980 Rainbow Trout 20,250 Less than 6 inches
8/14/1979 Rainbow Trout 3,760 Greater than 6 inches
4/18/1979 Rainbow Trout 2,015 Greater than 6 inches
10/6/1978 Rainbow Trout 2,600 Less than 6 inches
4/17/1978 Rainbow Trout 2,035 Greater than 6 inches
9/27/1977 Rainbow Trout 29,700 Less than 6 inches
9/8/1977 Rainbow Trout 2,272 Greater than 6 inches
6/1/1977 Rainbow Trout 79,744 Less than 6 inches
5/16/1977 Rainbow Trout 1,840 Greater than 6 inches
9/27/1976 Rainbow Trout 2,550 Greater than 6 inches
6/17/1976 Rainbow Trout 2,660 Greater than 6 inches
4/22/1976 Rainbow Trout 4,960 Greater than 6 inches
9/27/1975 Rainbow Trout 2,600 Greater than 6 inches
7/15/1975 Rainbow Trout 2,617 Greater than 6 inches
4/29/1975 Rainbow Trout 4,800 Greater than 6 inches
10/24/1974 Cutthroat Trout 141,660 Less than 6 inches
9/23/1974 Rainbow Trout 1,760 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/1974 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/25/1974 Rainbow Trout 7,920 Greater than 6 inches
9/10/1973 Rainbow Trout 38,520 Less than 6 inches
9/5/1973 Rainbow Trout 34,380 Less than 6 inches
8/23/1973 Rainbow Trout 8,400 Greater than 6 inches
6/18/1973 Rainbow Trout 1,480 Greater than 6 inches
4/26/1973 Rainbow Trout 8,400 Greater than 6 inches
5/11/1972 Rainbow Trout 6,960 Greater than 6 inches
4/27/1972 Rainbow Trout 3,120 Adults
8/21/1971 Rainbow Trout 4,560 Greater than 6 inches
8/20/1971 Rainbow Trout 125 Greater than 6 inches
5/10/1971 Rainbow Trout 6,720 Greater than 6 inches
4/12/1971 Rainbow Trout 3,150 Greater than 6 inches
5/7/1970 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches
4/27/1970 Rainbow Trout 6,240 Greater than 6 inches
9/17/1969 Cutthroat Trout 50,078 Less than 6 inches
5/6/1969 Rainbow Trout 5,460 Greater than 6 inches
4/21/1969 Rainbow Trout 7,350 Greater than 6 inches
8/6/1968 Rainbow Trout 2,750 Less than 6 inches
6/14/1968 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches
4/29/1968 Rainbow Trout 4,830 Less than 6 inches
Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

Licenses and Tags

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Fishing Rules

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

Pend Oreille River (from railroad bridge at Sandpoint downstream to Idaho-Washington border, including tributaries and sloughs to the edge of flat water)
  • Bass limit is 6, only two may be Largemouth Bass, no Largemouth Bass under 16 inches
  • Trout limit is 6, no harvest of Cutthroat Trout
Panhandle Region Bag Limits
Bass (Largemouth and Smallmouth)
  • Bass limit is 6, both species combined
Brook Trout
  • Brook Trout limit is 25
Bull Trout
  • Bull Trout limit is 0, catch-and-release
Burbot
  • Burbot limit is 6
Chinook Salmon (land-locked)
  • Chinook Salmon limit is 2, none under 20 inches
Kokanee
  • Kokanee limit is 15
Sturgeon
  • Fishing for or targeting sturgeon in the Kootenai River is illegal
Tiger Muskie
  • Tiger Muskie limit is 2, none under 40 inches
Trout includes Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Golden Trout, Lake Trout, Rainbow Trout, Splake, Artic Grayling, 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
All Other Fish Species includes bullfrogs and crayfish
  • No bag, size or possession limit
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