Granite Lake

North Fork Payette Basin

  • Recommended Fishing Water

Granite Lake in Valley County is 187.6 acres at an elevation of 6,735 feet above sea level.

Facilities

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

Recommended Game Fish

Fish Species Observed in Surveys since 1990

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size Location
7/14/2017 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
10/7/2016 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/13/2016 Rainbow Trout 1,120 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/30/2016 Rainbow Trout 2,880 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/25/2015 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/9/2014 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/25/2013 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/6/2012 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
10/3/2011 Golden Trout 10,429 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
9/16/2011 Arctic Grayling 6,905 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/22/2011 Rainbow Trout 2,550 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/21/2011 Rainbow Trout 2,550 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/2/2010 Rainbow Trout 1,100 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/2/2010 Rainbow Trout 3,900 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/30/2009 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/30/2009 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/14/2008 Rainbow Trout 875 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/9/2008 Rainbow Trout 4,175 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/18/2007 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/18/2007 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/27/2006 Rainbow Trout 2,760 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/27/2006 Rainbow Trout 2,240 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
9/13/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/24/2005 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/24/2005 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/24/2004 Rainbow Trout 3,700 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/23/2004 Rainbow Trout 1,300 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
9/11/2003 Cutthroat Trout 9,075 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
9/11/2003 Rainbow Trout 210 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
9/11/2003 Rainbow Trout 6,300 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/10/2003 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/10/2003 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
8/2/2002 Rainbow Trout 2,475 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/18/2002 Rainbow Trout 2,560 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/26/2001 Rainbow Trout 3,450 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/11/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,095 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
9/18/2000 Cutthroat Trout 2,015 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/21/2000 Rainbow Trout 3,402 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/14/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,131 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
9/20/1999 Arctic Grayling 4,800 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/6/1999 Rainbow Trout 4,150 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/29/1998 Rainbow Trout 5,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
9/16/1997 Rainbow Trout 9,000 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/10/1997 Rainbow Trout 4,080 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/10/1997 Rainbow Trout 920 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/9/1996 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/27/1995 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/17/1994 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/25/1993 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/24/1993 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
9/30/1992 Splake 4,001 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/28/1992 Rainbow Trout 17,940 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/9/1992 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/24/1991 Rainbow Trout 200 Adults Granite Lake
6/24/1991 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/9/1990 Rainbow Trout 20,100 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/22/1990 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/28/1989 Rainbow Trout 2,700 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/15/1988 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/7/1987 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/28/1986 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/24/1986 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/3/1986 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
9/19/1985 Rainbow Trout 9,933 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/28/1985 Rainbow Trout 2,012 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/27/1984 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/6/1983 Rainbow Trout 2,001 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/22/1982 Rainbow Trout 2,099 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/2/1981 Rainbow Trout 635 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/1/1981 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/26/1980 Rainbow Trout 2,048 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/26/1979 Rainbow Trout 2,300 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/18/1978 Rainbow Trout 2,460 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/22/1977 Cutthroat Trout 1,880 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/30/1977 Rainbow Trout 2,350 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/16/1976 Cutthroat Trout 1,000 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/9/1976 Rainbow Trout 2,220 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
8/20/1975 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/21/1975 Rainbow Trout 2,280 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
8/13/1974 Cutthroat Trout 15,860 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/12/1974 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
9/5/1973 Rainbow Trout 2,200 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/9/1973 Cutthroat Trout 14,960 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
8/23/1972 Cutthroat Trout 4,200 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
8/15/1972 Cutthroat Trout 10,400 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
8/11/1972 Rainbow Trout 1,380 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/28/1972 Rainbow Trout 1,680 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/7/1972 Rainbow Trout 1,860 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
9/4/1971 Cutthroat Trout 10,080 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
8/9/1971 Rainbow Trout 1,920 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/8/1971 Rainbow Trout 2,340 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
8/11/1970 Rainbow Trout 2,040 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/28/1970 Cutthroat Trout 20,928 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/28/1970 Rainbow Trout 2,040 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/22/1970 Rainbow Trout 1,140 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
10/29/1969 Cutthroat Trout 14,400 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
10/29/1969 Rainbow Trout 60,000 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
9/9/1969 Cutthroat Trout 14,400 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
9/9/1969 Rainbow Trout 60,000 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
8/24/1969 Rainbow Trout 2,820 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
8/14/1969 Rainbow Trout 1,380 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/16/1969 Rainbow Trout 8,640 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/7/1969 Rainbow Trout 1,325 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
6/30/1969 Rainbow Trout 1,440 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
9/11/1968 Cutthroat Trout 3,160 Less than 6 inches Granite Lake
7/10/1968 Rainbow Trout 2,580 Greater than 6 inches Granite Lake
Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

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 Granite Lake.
Southwest Region Bag Limits
Bass (largemouth and smallmouth)
  • Bass limit is 6, both species combined
  • None under 12 inches
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
  • No bull trout harvest is allowed
Kokanee
  • Kokanee limit is 6
Salmon (ocean-going)
  • Salmon seasons and limits are set annually by the Idaho Fish and Game Commission and rules are issued in a separate brochure
  • Fishing for or targeting salmon is prohibited unless a salmon season is specifically opened for that water
Steelhead (ocean-going)
  • Defined as rainbow trout longer than twenty (20) inches in length in the Salmon River drainage (excluding lakes). Between Hells Canyon Dam and Oxbow Dam and the Boise River from its mouth upstream to Barber Dam during steelhead seasons, steelhead are rainbow trout over twenty (20) inches in length with the adipose fin clipped (as evidenced by a healed scar)
  • Fishing for or targeting steelhead is prohibited unless a steelhead season is specifically opened for that water (see fishing regulations for details)
Sturgeon
  • Sturgeon limit is 0, catch-and-release
  • Sturgeon must not be removed from the water and must be released upon landing
  • Barbless hooks and sliding sinkers are required (see fishing regulations for details)
Tiger Muskie
  • Tiger Muskie limit is 2, none under 40 inches
Trout includes brown trout, lake trout, golden trout, Arctic grayling, cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, trout hybrids, land-locked Chinook and coho salmon
  • Trout limit is 6, all species combined
  • Does not include bull trout and brook trout which are listed separately
Whitefish
  • Whitefish 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 whitefish
Protected Nongame Fish includes Pacific lamprey and sand rollers
  • May not be harvested or possessed
All Other Fish Species includes bullfrogs and crayfish
  • No bag, size or possession limit
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