Upper Twin Lake

Upper Spokane Basin

  • Recommended Fishing Water

Upper Twin Lake in Kootenai County is 525.6 acres at an elevation of 2,309 feet above sea level.

Facilities

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

Recommended Game Fish

Fish Species Observed in Surveys since 1990

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size Location
4/29/2014 Rainbow Trout 1,813 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
5/7/2013 Rainbow Trout 1,815 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
7/5/2011 Rainbow Trout 348 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/27/2011 Rainbow Trout 1,650 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/8/2010 Rainbow Trout 1,740 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/20/2009 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
5/13/2008 Rainbow Trout 1,980 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
5/7/2007 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/11/2007 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/13/2006 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/20/2005 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
5/12/2004 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
5/3/2004 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
5/9/2003 Rainbow Trout 285 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/11/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,750 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/18/2002 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/12/2001 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/18/2000 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/23/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/12/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
10/15/1998 Cutthroat Trout 22,506 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
10/11/1998 Brook Trout 9,851 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/2/1998 Rainbow Trout 2,034 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
10/27/1997 Cutthroat Trout 12,180 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
5/5/1997 Rainbow Trout 554 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/22/1997 Rainbow Trout 1,452 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
10/28/1996 Cutthroat Trout 72,830 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
5/29/1996 Cutthroat Trout 50,037 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/10/1996 Rainbow Trout 2,065 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
11/16/1995 Cutthroat Trout 68,889 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
10/12/1995 Rainbow Trout 649 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/13/1995 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/12/1994 Rainbow Trout 2,001 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
12/13/1993 Cutthroat Trout 6,240 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/19/1993 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/9/1992 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/29/1991 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/15/1991 Rainbow Trout 1,950 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/3/1990 Rainbow Trout 1,950 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
6/19/1989 Brown Trout 7,500 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
7/8/1988 Brown Trout 7,500 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/19/1988 Rainbow Trout 2,090 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
7/6/1987 Brown Trout 7,500 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
6/11/1987 Rainbow Trout 1,950 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
5/19/1987 Brook Trout 7,458 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
5/12/1987 Rainbow Trout 2,080 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
6/12/1986 Rainbow Trout 2,030 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
5/13/1986 Brown Trout 7,500 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
5/13/1986 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/14/1986 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
6/7/1985 Brown Trout 7,089 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
6/5/1985 Brook Trout 4,234 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
5/23/1985 Rainbow Trout 2,002 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/17/1985 Rainbow Trout 1,008 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/15/1985 Rainbow Trout 1,008 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
7/7/1984 Brook Trout 7,526 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
6/11/1984 Rainbow Trout 4,500 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/12/1984 Rainbow Trout 1,920 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
9/13/1983 Rainbow Trout 2,040 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
8/9/1983 Kokanee 1,132 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
8/3/1983 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
5/2/1983 Rainbow Trout 2,145 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/5/1983 Rainbow Trout 2,240 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
9/17/1982 Rainbow Trout 700 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
9/17/1982 Rainbow Trout 7,150 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
7/26/1982 Rainbow Trout 10,440 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
7/1/1982 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
5/27/1982 Rainbow Trout 1,920 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
5/27/1982 Rainbow Trout 1,920 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/19/1982 Rainbow Trout 1,260 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
8/24/1981 Rainbow Trout 10,000 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
7/28/1981 Rainbow Trout 2,730 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
7/16/1981 Kokanee 1,572 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
6/3/1981 Rainbow Trout 3,200 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/20/1981 Rainbow Trout 3,600 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
9/16/1980 Rainbow Trout 1,770 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
7/31/1980 Rainbow Trout 1,680 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/22/1980 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
7/12/1979 Rainbow Trout 1,400 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/18/1979 Rainbow Trout 4,560 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
10/5/1978 Rainbow Trout 2,150 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
9/15/1978 Rainbow Trout 2,024 Less than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
9/12/1978 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
6/29/1978 Rainbow Trout 1,472 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
5/16/1978 Rainbow Trout 2,450 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/24/1978 Rainbow Trout 2,145 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
6/6/1977 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/28/1977 Rainbow Trout 1,050 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
10/18/1976 Rainbow Trout 2,640 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
9/24/1976 Rainbow Trout 1,665 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
6/14/1976 Rainbow Trout 1,900 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/22/1976 Rainbow Trout 2,480 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
9/15/1975 Rainbow Trout 1,700 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
7/7/1975 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/22/1975 Rainbow Trout 1,600 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
9/5/1974 Rainbow Trout 1,760 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
6/19/1974 Rainbow Trout 1,687 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/22/1974 Rainbow Trout 2,310 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/23/1973 Rainbow Trout 2,560 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
5/10/1972 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/27/1972 Rainbow Trout 1,040 Adults Upper Twin Lake
4/29/1971 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/22/1971 Rainbow Trout 1,840 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
5/4/1970 Rainbow Trout 1,050 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/22/1970 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/24/1969 Rainbow Trout 3,220 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
5/6/1968 Rainbow Trout 1,620 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
4/22/1968 Rainbow Trout 2,640 Greater than 6 inches Upper Twin Lake
Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

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Licenses and Tags

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Fishing Rules

All Waters Open All Year

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

Daily Bag Limits

Regional bag and possession 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 Upper 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
  • No bull trout harvest is allowed
Burbot
  • Burbot limit is 0, catch-and-release
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, trout hybrids, Arctic grayling
  • 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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