Lower Twin Lake

Flows into the Rathdrum Creek

  • Recommended Fishing Water

Lower Twin Lake in Kootenai County is 866.7 acres.

Facilities

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

Recommended Game Fish

Species Observed in Surveys

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
6/24/2019 Rainbow Trout 908 Greater than 6 inches
6/20/2019 Rainbow Trout 1,936 Greater than 6 inches
6/12/2019 Kokanee 67,000 Less than 6 inches
5/22/2019 Rainbow Trout 1,450 Greater than 6 inches
5/15/2019 Rainbow Trout 1,420 Greater than 6 inches
4/19/2019 Rainbow Trout 412 Greater than 6 inches
4/17/2019 Rainbow Trout 504 Greater than 6 inches
4/16/2019 Rainbow Trout 504 Greater than 6 inches
4/12/2019 Rainbow Trout 1,420 Greater than 6 inches
9/20/2018 Rainbow Trout 1,985 Greater than 6 inches
6/21/2018 Kokanee 20,880 Less than 6 inches
6/12/2018 Rainbow Trout 816 Greater than 6 inches
6/7/2018 Rainbow Trout 1,920 Greater than 6 inches
6/6/2018 Rainbow Trout 1,920 Greater than 6 inches
5/11/2018 Rainbow Trout 1,680 Greater than 6 inches
4/26/2018 Rainbow Trout 765 Greater than 6 inches
4/25/2018 Rainbow Trout 1,420 Greater than 6 inches
9/26/2017 Rainbow Trout 1,080 Greater than 6 inches
6/20/2017 Rainbow Trout 1,960 Greater than 6 inches
6/16/2017 Rainbow Trout 1,267 Greater than 6 inches
6/9/2017 Kokanee 32,200 Less than 6 inches
5/25/2017 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
5/18/2017 Rainbow Trout 975 Greater than 6 inches
4/26/2017 Rainbow Trout 688 Greater than 6 inches
4/21/2017 Rainbow Trout 1,530 Greater than 6 inches
9/26/2016 Rainbow Trout 1,080 Greater than 6 inches
6/1/2016 Rainbow Trout 1,080 Greater than 6 inches
5/27/2016 Kokanee 59,982 Less than 6 inches
5/17/2016 Rainbow Trout 1,080 Greater than 6 inches
4/20/2016 Rainbow Trout 768 Greater than 6 inches
4/14/2016 Rainbow Trout 1,920 Greater than 6 inches
9/16/2015 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches
6/22/2015 Rainbow Trout 1,070 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/2015 Rainbow Trout 1,577 Greater than 6 inches
5/14/2015 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches
5/8/2015 Kokanee 60,000 Less than 6 inches
4/23/2015 Rainbow Trout 2,304 Greater than 6 inches
4/9/2015 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches
9/17/2014 Rainbow Trout 2,783 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/2014 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 6,823 Less than 6 inches
6/18/2014 Rainbow Trout 945 Greater than 6 inches
6/17/2014 Rainbow Trout 2,075 Greater than 6 inches
6/2/2014 Kokanee 59,107 Less than 6 inches
4/15/2014 Rainbow Trout 1,404 Greater than 6 inches
4/9/2014 Rainbow Trout 936 Greater than 6 inches
9/25/2013 Rainbow Trout 1,035 Greater than 6 inches
6/12/2013 Kokanee 55,563 Less than 6 inches
5/23/2013 Rainbow Trout 1,824 Greater than 6 inches
4/23/2013 Rainbow Trout 1,799 Greater than 6 inches
4/12/2013 Rainbow Trout 2,696 Greater than 6 inches
9/18/2012 Rainbow Trout 980 Greater than 6 inches
9/11/2012 Rainbow Trout 980 Greater than 6 inches
6/14/2012 Kokanee 60,532 Less than 6 inches
6/13/2012 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches
5/29/2012 Rainbow Trout 1,801 Greater than 6 inches
4/10/2012 Rainbow Trout 1,810 Greater than 6 inches
6/16/2011 Kokanee 59,893 Less than 6 inches
5/31/2011 Rainbow Trout 2,040 Greater than 6 inches
5/27/2011 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 6,931 Less than 6 inches
5/16/2011 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/2/2011 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/21/2011 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches
6/10/2010 Rainbow Trout 1,760 Greater than 6 inches
5/27/2010 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 11,050 Less than 6 inches
5/17/2010 Rainbow Trout 1,458 Greater than 6 inches
5/10/2010 Kokanee 60,337 Less than 6 inches
4/8/2010 Rainbow Trout 1,740 Greater than 6 inches
4/1/2010 Rainbow Trout 2,012 Greater than 6 inches
6/3/2009 Rainbow Trout 2,880 Greater than 6 inches
5/29/2009 Kokanee 60,739 Less than 6 inches
5/29/2009 Rainbow Trout 4,080 Greater than 6 inches
5/26/2009 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 8,600 Less than 6 inches
4/20/2009 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
9/23/2008 Rainbow Trout 1,020 Greater than 6 inches
6/24/2008 Rainbow Trout 1,994 Greater than 6 inches
6/5/2008 Kokanee 60,753 Less than 6 inches
5/13/2008 Rainbow Trout 1,980 Greater than 6 inches
5/2/2008 Rainbow Trout 3,960 Greater than 6 inches
6/26/2007 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/14/2007 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/2007 Kokanee 60,610 Less than 6 inches
5/7/2007 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
4/16/2007 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 5,117 Greater than 6 inches
4/11/2007 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
9/25/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,350 Greater than 6 inches
6/23/2006 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/2006 Kokanee 61,200 Less than 6 inches
5/10/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/5/2006 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/13/2006 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/31/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,001 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/2005 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/19/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/17/2005 Kokanee 20,000 Less than 6 inches
5/17/2005 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/16/2005 Kokanee 40,000 Less than 6 inches
5/3/2005 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 8,760 Less than 6 inches
4/20/2005 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
9/30/2004 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 2,100 Less than 6 inches
7/19/2004 Rainbow Trout 340 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/2004 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/20/2004 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/12/2004 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/10/2004 Kokanee 59,956 Less than 6 inches
5/3/2004 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/16/2004 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 715 Less than 6 inches
4/13/2004 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 7,785 Less than 6 inches
4/8/2004 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/9/2003 Rainbow Trout 956 Greater than 6 inches
6/24/2003 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/12/2003 Kokanee 25,205 Less than 6 inches
5/9/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,425 Greater than 6 inches
5/7/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/28/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches
4/22/2003 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 8,602 Less than 6 inches
4/11/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,750 Greater than 6 inches
6/20/2002 Kokanee 22,788 Less than 6 inches
6/14/2002 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/24/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/13/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/24/2002 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/22/2002 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 8,522 Less than 6 inches
4/18/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/9/2002 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
9/19/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
6/21/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/15/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,900 Greater than 6 inches
5/1/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,900 Greater than 6 inches
4/16/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
4/4/2001 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/25/2000 Rainbow Trout 456 Adults
7/25/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,294 Greater than 6 inches
7/20/2000 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 9,200 Less than 6 inches
6/28/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/23/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/15/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/18/2000 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/25/2000 Kokanee 100,205 Less than 6 inches
4/21/2000 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 9,000 Less than 6 inches
4/20/2000 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
4/6/2000 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 5,850 Greater than 6 inches
4/3/2000 Rainbow Trout 2,760 Greater than 6 inches
10/7/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,625 Greater than 6 inches
9/29/1999 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/22/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/10/1999 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/1999 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/6/1999 Rainbow Trout 2,001 Greater than 6 inches
4/23/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches
4/12/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/6/1999 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
9/21/1998 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 8,910 Less than 6 inches
6/17/1998 Rainbow Trout 938 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/1998 Rainbow Trout 1,078 Greater than 6 inches
5/18/1998 Rainbow Trout 967 Greater than 6 inches
5/4/1998 Rainbow Trout 1,032 Greater than 6 inches
4/20/1998 Rainbow Trout 444 Greater than 6 inches
4/9/1998 Rainbow Trout 960 Greater than 6 inches
3/24/1998 Rainbow Trout 3,612 Greater than 6 inches
10/7/1997 Rainbow Trout 28,928 Less than 6 inches
9/29/1997 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 8,760 Less than 6 inches
6/11/1997 Rainbow Trout 1,002 Greater than 6 inches
6/4/1997 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/1997 Rainbow Trout 2,196 Greater than 6 inches
5/5/1997 Rainbow Trout 3,019 Greater than 6 inches
4/22/1997 Rainbow Trout 1,795 Greater than 6 inches
10/31/1996 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 8,630 Less than 6 inches
10/28/1996 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 50,854 Less than 6 inches
6/26/1996 Kokanee 105,000 Less than 6 inches
6/24/1996 Rainbow Trout 1,043 Greater than 6 inches
6/5/1996 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/29/1996 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 35,630 Less than 6 inches
5/22/1996 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/9/1996 Rainbow Trout 1,008 Greater than 6 inches
4/15/1996 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
3/29/1996 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
11/14/1995 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 48,200 Less than 6 inches
6/30/1995 Kokanee 106,311 Less than 6 inches
6/7/1995 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/25/1995 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/11/1995 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/26/1995 Rainbow Trout 998 Greater than 6 inches
4/11/1995 Rainbow Trout 1,001 Greater than 6 inches
3/29/1995 Rainbow Trout 3,150 Greater than 6 inches
6/7/1994 Rainbow Trout 2,015 Greater than 6 inches
6/3/1994 Kokanee 5,479 Less than 6 inches
6/2/1994 Kokanee 12,393 Less than 6 inches
5/12/1994 Kokanee 105,000 Less than 6 inches
5/12/1994 Rainbow Trout 2,040 Greater than 6 inches
4/14/1994 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
3/31/1994 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
12/13/1993 Kokanee 15,670 Greater than 6 inches
12/13/1993 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 6,240 Less than 6 inches
6/11/1993 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/3/1993 Kokanee 105,050 Less than 6 inches
5/24/1993 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/27/1993 Rainbow Trout 1,750 Greater than 6 inches
4/15/1993 Rainbow Trout 3,250 Greater than 6 inches
10/13/1992 Brown Trout 1,768 Less than 6 inches
9/10/1992 Rainbow Trout 83 Adults
8/31/1992 Cutbow - Cutthroat x Rainbow Trout 1,010 Less than 6 inches
6/18/1992 Kokanee 105,412 Less than 6 inches
6/10/1992 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/27/1992 Rainbow Trout 1,820 Greater than 6 inches
4/28/1992 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/9/1992 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/3/1992 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
10/17/1991 Rainbow Trout 100 Adults
10/17/1991 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
6/27/1991 Rainbow Trout 1,025 Greater than 6 inches
6/6/1991 Rainbow Trout 1,024 Greater than 6 inches
5/29/1991 Kokanee 110,760 Less than 6 inches
5/20/1991 Rainbow Trout 1,950 Greater than 6 inches
4/29/1991 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
4/15/1991 Rainbow Trout 1,950 Greater than 6 inches
7/27/1990 Kokanee 70,212 Less than 6 inches
7/24/1990 Kokanee 25,000 Less than 6 inches
7/2/1990 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 6,000 Less than 6 inches
6/28/1990 Kokanee 10,000 Less than 6 inches
6/13/1990 Rainbow Trout 1,925 Greater than 6 inches
6/7/1990 Rainbow Trout 1,250 Greater than 6 inches
5/7/1990 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/9/1990 Rainbow Trout 975 Greater than 6 inches
4/3/1990 Rainbow Trout 3,900 Greater than 6 inches
8/21/1989 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/11/1989 Rainbow Trout 1,380 Greater than 6 inches
6/21/1989 Kokanee 10,000 Less than 6 inches
6/19/1989 Brown Trout 4,500 Less than 6 inches
5/8/1989 Rainbow Trout 6,720 Greater than 6 inches
7/25/1988 Kokanee 9,855 Less than 6 inches
7/8/1988 Brown Trout 4,500 Less than 6 inches
6/22/1988 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/27/1988 Rainbow Trout 4,080 Greater than 6 inches
4/19/1988 Rainbow Trout 2,090 Greater than 6 inches
3/24/1988 Rainbow Trout 3,010 Greater than 6 inches
8/7/1987 Kokanee 9,990 Less than 6 inches
7/6/1987 Brown Trout 4,500 Less than 6 inches
6/11/1987 Rainbow Trout 1,950 Greater than 6 inches
5/19/1987 Brook Trout 4,520 Less than 6 inches
5/12/1987 Rainbow Trout 2,080 Greater than 6 inches
10/12/1986 Kokanee 2,132 Less than 6 inches
7/22/1986 Brook Trout 5,595 Less than 6 inches
6/12/1986 Rainbow Trout 2,030 Greater than 6 inches
6/4/1986 Brown Trout 4,500 Less than 6 inches
5/13/1986 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/14/1986 Rainbow Trout 2,975 Greater than 6 inches
8/10/1985 Kokanee 1,003 Less than 6 inches
8/5/1985 Kokanee 1,004 Less than 6 inches
7/3/1985 Brown Trout 4,605 Less than 6 inches
6/5/1985 Brook Trout 2,190 Less than 6 inches
5/30/1985 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches
5/23/1985 Rainbow Trout 1,180 Greater than 6 inches
4/15/1985 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
7/6/1984 Brook Trout 4,615 Less than 6 inches
7/6/1984 Kokanee 2,125 Less than 6 inches
7/2/1984 Rainbow Trout 3,900 Greater than 6 inches
4/12/1984 Rainbow Trout 3,360 Greater than 6 inches
9/13/1983 Rainbow Trout 2,040 Greater than 6 inches
8/9/1983 Kokanee 2,830 Less than 6 inches
8/8/1983 Brown Trout 10,200 Less than 6 inches
8/3/1983 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Less than 6 inches
8/2/1983 Brook Trout 10,648 Less than 6 inches
5/2/1983 Rainbow Trout 2,145 Greater than 6 inches
4/5/1983 Rainbow Trout 2,520 Greater than 6 inches
11/16/1982 Kokanee 16,200 Less than 6 inches
11/12/1982 Kokanee 23,296 Less than 6 inches
7/29/1982 Kokanee 3,328 Less than 6 inches
7/26/1982 Rainbow Trout 5,220 Less than 6 inches
5/6/1982 Rainbow Trout 2,970 Adults
7/31/1980 Rainbow Trout 1,680 Greater than 6 inches
4/30/1980 Rainbow Trout 5,000 Less than 6 inches
4/22/1980 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Less than 6 inches
4/1/1980 Rainbow Trout 200 Adults
3/11/1980 Rainbow Trout 15,750 Less than 6 inches
8/21/1979 Rainbow Trout 3,760 Less than 6 inches
7/12/1979 Rainbow Trout 2,450 Greater than 6 inches
4/25/1979 Rainbow Trout 1,438 Greater than 6 inches
4/20/1979 Rainbow Trout 4,440 Greater than 6 inches
4/19/1979 Rainbow Trout 2,480 Greater than 6 inches
10/5/1978 Rainbow Trout 2,600 Less than 6 inches
6/29/1978 Rainbow Trout 1,003 Greater than 6 inches
4/28/1978 Cutthroat Trout 28,820 Less than 6 inches
4/26/1978 Rainbow Trout 1,006 Greater than 6 inches
9/21/1977 Rainbow Trout 3,010 Greater than 6 inches
6/6/1977 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
4/28/1977 Rainbow Trout 1,050 Greater than 6 inches
4/26/1977 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
10/18/1976 Rainbow Trout 5,280 Greater than 6 inches
9/25/1976 Rainbow Trout 3,060 Greater than 6 inches
8/10/1976 Cutthroat Trout 8,076 Less than 6 inches
6/14/1976 Rainbow Trout 3,800 Greater than 6 inches
4/22/1976 Rainbow Trout 4,960 Greater than 6 inches
9/26/1975 Rainbow Trout 3,400 Greater than 6 inches
7/8/1975 Rainbow Trout 3,600 Greater than 6 inches
4/22/1975 Rainbow Trout 3,200 Greater than 6 inches
9/5/1974 Rainbow Trout 1,760 Greater than 6 inches
6/19/1974 Rainbow Trout 1,688 Greater than 6 inches
4/22/1974 Rainbow Trout 2,310 Greater than 6 inches
7/18/1973 Rainbow Trout 2,450 Greater than 6 inches
6/7/1973 Rainbow Trout 2,200 Greater than 6 inches
4/23/1973 Rainbow Trout 5,120 Greater than 6 inches
5/10/1972 Rainbow Trout 5,400 Greater than 6 inches
4/27/1972 Rainbow Trout 2,080 Adults
4/29/1971 Rainbow Trout 4,800 Greater than 6 inches
4/22/1971 Rainbow Trout 3,680 Greater than 6 inches
5/4/1970 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
4/22/1970 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/24/1969 Rainbow Trout 6,440 Greater than 6 inches
5/6/1968 Rainbow Trout 3,240 Greater than 6 inches
4/22/1968 Rainbow Trout 5,280 Greater 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

No Special Rules for Lower Twin Lake.
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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