Snake River (Gem Lake)

Flows into the Snake River

    Snake River (Gem Lake) in Bonneville County is 398.1 acres.

    Fish Stocking Records

    Date Species Quantity General Size
    2022/07/13 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2022/06/14 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2022/03/31 Rainbow Trout 3,003 Greater than 6 inches
    2021/09/16 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2021/07/16 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2021/06/09 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2021/03/19 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2020/09/04 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2020/07/02 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2020/06/15 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2020/03/18 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2019/11/07 White Sturgeon 253 Greater than 6 inches
    2019/08/28 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2019/07/29 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2019/06/13 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2019/04/01 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2018/08/27 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2018/07/23 Rainbow Trout 3,001 Greater than 6 inches
    2018/06/27 Rainbow Trout 3,001 Greater than 6 inches
    2018/04/24 Rainbow Trout 81,498 Less than 6 inches
    2018/03/16 Rainbow Trout 3,003 Greater than 6 inches
    2017/09/14 Rainbow Trout 3,001 Greater than 6 inches
    2017/09/13 Cutthroat Trout 5,002 Less than 6 inches
    2017/07/17 Rainbow Trout 2,999 Greater than 6 inches
    2017/06/06 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2017/04/27 Rainbow Trout 1,001 Greater than 6 inches
    2017/04/19 Rainbow Trout 115 Adults
    2017/03/27 Rainbow Trout 2,998 Greater than 6 inches
    2016/10/31 Rainbow Trout 7,240 Greater than 6 inches
    2016/09/06 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2016/06/27 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2016/06/13 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2016/04/21 White Sturgeon 100 Adults
    2016/03/10 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2015/11/13 White Sturgeon 305 Adults
    2015/11/13 White Sturgeon 44 Greater than 6 inches
    2015/10/20 Rainbow Trout 10,745 Greater than 6 inches
    2015/10/02 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
    2015/10/01 Rainbow Trout 503 Adults
    2015/09/08 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
    2015/09/03 Rainbow Trout 2,708 Greater than 6 inches
    2015/07/14 White Sturgeon 84 Adults
    2015/07/07 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2015/06/18 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2015/04/09 Rainbow Trout 38,988 Less than 6 inches
    2015/03/18 Rainbow Trout 3,292 Greater than 6 inches
    2014/09/25 Rainbow Trout 2,700 Greater than 6 inches
    2014/09/24 Cutthroat Trout 9,820 Less than 6 inches
    2014/08/18 Cutthroat Trout 69,601 Less than 6 inches
    2014/07/29 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2014/06/19 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
    2014/06/05 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2014/03/06 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2013/09/19 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2013/09/02 Cutthroat Trout 9,975 Less than 6 inches
    2013/07/29 Cutthroat Trout 222,650 Less than 6 inches
    2013/07/08 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2013/06/11 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2013/03/25 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2012/09/24 Cutthroat Trout 13,439 Less than 6 inches
    2012/09/11 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2012/07/02 Rainbow Trout 3,001 Greater than 6 inches
    2012/06/01 Rainbow Trout 2,999 Greater than 6 inches
    2011/09/06 Rainbow Trout 2,982 Greater than 6 inches
    2011/07/19 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2011/06/27 Rainbow Trout 3,001 Greater than 6 inches
    2011/03/23 Rainbow Trout 3,003 Greater than 6 inches
    2010/09/01 Rainbow Trout 2,999 Greater than 6 inches
    2010/07/14 Rainbow Trout 3,283 Greater than 6 inches
    2010/06/02 Rainbow Trout 603 Greater than 6 inches
    2010/05/28 Rainbow Trout 2,398 Greater than 6 inches
    2010/03/23 Rainbow Trout 3,001 Greater than 6 inches
    2009/08/31 Rainbow Trout 3,003 Greater than 6 inches
    2009/07/17 Rainbow Trout 2,802 Greater than 6 inches
    2009/06/12 Rainbow Trout 3,210 Greater than 6 inches
    2009/03/24 Rainbow Trout 2,999 Greater than 6 inches
    2008/08/27 Rainbow Trout 2,999 Greater than 6 inches
    2008/07/01 Rainbow Trout 2,990 Greater than 6 inches
    2008/06/03 Rainbow Trout 3,002 Greater than 6 inches
    2008/03/31 Rainbow Trout 3,003 Greater than 6 inches
    2007/09/24 Rainbow Trout 3,002 Greater than 6 inches
    2007/07/03 Rainbow Trout 3,010 Greater than 6 inches
    2007/06/08 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2007/03/29 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2006/09/14 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2006/09/05 Rainbow Trout 401 Greater than 6 inches
    2006/07/05 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2006/06/22 Rainbow Trout 3,053 Greater than 6 inches
    2006/04/10 Rainbow Trout 2,997 Greater than 6 inches
    2005/08/30 Rainbow Trout 3,003 Greater than 6 inches
    2005/07/05 Rainbow Trout 2,875 Greater than 6 inches
    2005/06/16 Rainbow Trout 3,074 Greater than 6 inches
    2005/03/21 Rainbow Trout 3,132 Greater than 6 inches
    2004/07/13 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2004/06/03 Rainbow Trout 999 Greater than 6 inches
    2004/03/17 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2003/08/08 Rainbow Trout 3,007 Greater than 6 inches
    2003/07/09 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2003/06/10 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2003/03/20 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2002/08/02 Rainbow Trout 3,255 Greater than 6 inches
    2002/07/01 Rainbow Trout 2,750 Greater than 6 inches
    2002/06/04 Rainbow Trout 2,490 Greater than 6 inches
    2002/03/27 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    2001/08/20 Rainbow Trout 1,520 Greater than 6 inches
    2001/08/06 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
    2001/06/25 Rainbow Trout 3,006 Greater than 6 inches
    2001/06/04 Rainbow Trout 3,125 Greater than 6 inches
    2001/05/31 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
    2001/03/27 Rainbow Trout 920 Greater than 6 inches
    2001/03/26 Rainbow Trout 2,080 Greater than 6 inches
    1999/08/10 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
    1999/08/09 Rainbow Trout 2,760 Greater than 6 inches
    1999/07/07 Rainbow Trout 3,335 Greater than 6 inches
    1999/06/14 Rainbow Trout 3,025 Greater than 6 inches
    1999/03/23 Rainbow Trout 2,027 Greater than 6 inches
    1997/08/11 Rainbow Trout 1,560 Adults
    1997/08/08 Rainbow Trout 1,440 Adults
    1997/07/17 Rainbow Trout 3,690 Greater than 6 inches
    1997/06/30 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    1997/03/03 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    1995/08/07 Rainbow Trout 850 Greater than 6 inches
    1995/08/01 Rainbow Trout 2,040 Greater than 6 inches
    1995/07/21 Rainbow Trout 1,035 Greater than 6 inches
    1995/07/11 Rainbow Trout 2,200 Greater than 6 inches
    1995/06/21 Rainbow Trout 825 Greater than 6 inches
    1995/06/05 Rainbow Trout 2,200 Greater than 6 inches
    1995/03/22 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    1993/08/30 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    1993/08/12 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    1993/07/30 Rainbow Trout 3,040 Greater than 6 inches
    1993/07/15 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
    1993/04/21 Rainbow Trout 514 Greater than 6 inches
    1993/04/08 Rainbow Trout 2,507 Greater than 6 inches
    1992/10/28 Rainbow Trout 230 Adults
    1992/08/25 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
    1992/08/12 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
    1992/07/29 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
    1992/07/13 Rainbow Trout 1,320 Greater than 6 inches
    1992/06/08 Rainbow Trout 299 Adults
    1992/03/17 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    1991/08/27 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
    1991/08/14 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
    1991/07/24 Rainbow Trout 1,398 Greater than 6 inches
    1991/07/09 Rainbow Trout 1,610 Greater than 6 inches
    1991/06/20 Rainbow Trout 3,010 Greater than 6 inches
    1991/03/26 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
    1990/08/21 Rainbow Trout 3,008 Less than 6 inches
    1990/07/24 Cutbow - Cutthroat x Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
    1990/07/16 Cutbow - Cutthroat x Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
    1990/06/04 Rainbow Trout 1,875 Greater than 6 inches
    1990/03/23 Rainbow Trout 3,640 Greater than 6 inches
    1989/10/03 Rainbow Trout 960 Adults
    1989/09/19 Rainbow Trout 1,250 Greater than 6 inches
    1989/08/25 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches
    1989/07/26 Rainbow Trout 2,860 Greater than 6 inches
    1989/06/23 Rainbow Trout 1,498 Greater than 6 inches
    1989/04/26 Rainbow Trout 1,499 Greater than 6 inches
    1989/04/21 Rainbow Trout 1,499 Greater than 6 inches
    1988/07/13 Rainbow Trout 1,344 Greater than 6 inches
    1988/06/30 Rainbow Trout 3,045 Greater than 6 inches
    1988/04/19 Rainbow Trout 3,010 Greater than 6 inches
    Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

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    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

    Gem Lake
    • Trout Limit is 6, only 2 may be 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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