Lake Walcott

Flows into the Snake River

  • Recommended Fishing Water

Lake Walcott in Blaine, Cassia and Minidoka Counties is 8,247.9 acres.

Facilities

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

Recommended Game Fish

Species Observed in Surveys

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
10/22/2019 Rainbow Trout 17,431 Greater than 6 inches
10/21/2019 Rainbow Trout 9,009 Greater than 6 inches
3/19/2019 Rainbow Trout 74,653 Less than 6 inches
10/25/2018 Rainbow Trout 15,787 Greater than 6 inches
10/24/2018 Rainbow Trout 8,372 Greater than 6 inches
10/23/2018 Rainbow Trout 10,001 Greater than 6 inches
11/22/2017 Rainbow Trout 20,648 Greater than 6 inches
10/24/2017 Rainbow Trout 6,188 Greater than 6 inches
10/23/2017 Rainbow Trout 9,551 Greater than 6 inches
11/4/2016 Rainbow Trout 6,263 Greater than 6 inches
10/27/2016 Rainbow Trout 4,453 Greater than 6 inches
10/26/2016 Rainbow Trout 8,960 Greater than 6 inches
10/25/2016 Rainbow Trout 4,594 Greater than 6 inches
10/22/2015 Rainbow Trout 5,517 Greater than 6 inches
10/21/2015 Rainbow Trout 5,514 Greater than 6 inches
10/20/2015 Rainbow Trout 5,536 Greater than 6 inches
10/19/2015 Rainbow Trout 5,569 Greater than 6 inches
10/29/2014 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
9/19/2014 Rainbow Trout 9,848 Greater than 6 inches
9/18/2014 Rainbow Trout 9,853 Greater than 6 inches
9/17/2014 Rainbow Trout 9,840 Greater than 6 inches
9/16/2014 Rainbow Trout 9,863 Greater than 6 inches
5/15/2013 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
10/12/2012 Rainbow Trout 21,288 Greater than 6 inches
10/11/2012 Rainbow Trout 21,255 Greater than 6 inches
10/25/2011 Rainbow Trout 10,660 Greater than 6 inches
10/24/2011 Rainbow Trout 11,760 Greater than 6 inches
5/18/2011 Rainbow Trout 5,400 Greater than 6 inches
4/12/2011 Rainbow Trout 17,400 Greater than 6 inches
11/3/2010 Rainbow Trout 4,620 Greater than 6 inches
10/19/2010 Rainbow Trout 4,500 Greater than 6 inches
10/18/2010 Rainbow Trout 12,250 Greater than 6 inches
3/16/2010 Rainbow Trout 20,160 Greater than 6 inches
10/21/2009 Rainbow Trout 6,300 Greater than 6 inches
10/8/2009 Rainbow Trout 16,021 Greater than 6 inches
4/7/2009 Rainbow Trout 22,600 Greater than 6 inches
10/17/2008 Rainbow Trout 8,000 Greater than 6 inches
10/16/2008 Rainbow Trout 11,970 Greater than 6 inches
4/1/2008 Rainbow Trout 19,600 Greater than 6 inches
3/26/2008 Rainbow Trout 199,125 Less than 6 inches
10/24/2007 Rainbow Trout 20,650 Greater than 6 inches
4/26/2007 Rainbow Trout 21,700 Greater than 6 inches
9/29/2006 Rainbow Trout 31,176 Greater than 6 inches
5/25/2006 Rainbow Trout 20,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/7/2005 Rainbow Trout 201,400 Less than 6 inches
3/15/2005 Rainbow Trout 22,050 Greater than 6 inches
5/19/2004 Rainbow Trout 2,700 Greater than 6 inches
5/19/2004 Rainbow Trout 47,730 Less than 6 inches
5/18/2004 Rainbow Trout 146,455 Less than 6 inches
3/31/2004 Rainbow Trout 17,500 Greater than 6 inches
5/7/2003 Rainbow Trout 99,900 Less than 6 inches
4/30/2003 Rainbow Trout 19,840 Greater than 6 inches
4/30/2003 Rainbow Trout 138,600 Less than 6 inches
10/30/2002 Rainbow Trout 18,432 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/2002 Rainbow Trout 8,280 Greater than 6 inches
5/16/2002 Rainbow Trout 4,930 Greater than 6 inches
4/17/2002 Rainbow Trout 15,120 Greater than 6 inches
4/17/2002 Rainbow Trout 17,600 Less than 6 inches
4/16/2002 Rainbow Trout 35,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/16/2002 Rainbow Trout 35,200 Less than 6 inches
9/28/2001 Rainbow Trout 165,450 Less than 6 inches
9/10/2001 Steelhead Trout 199,878 Less than 6 inches
5/21/2001 Rainbow Trout 116,400 Less than 6 inches
4/16/2001 Rainbow Trout 125,280 Less than 6 inches
10/6/2000 Rainbow Trout 19,600 Greater than 6 inches
9/25/2000 Rainbow Trout 11,000 Greater than 6 inches
9/25/2000 Rainbow Trout 75,750 Less than 6 inches
9/18/2000 Rainbow Trout 79,990 Less than 6 inches
6/12/2000 Rainbow Trout 52,940 Less than 6 inches
4/7/2000 Rainbow Trout 110,100 Less than 6 inches
3/22/2000 Rainbow Trout 134,875 Less than 6 inches
10/22/1999 Steelhead 195,523 Less than 6 inches
10/21/1999 Steelhead 169,400 Less than 6 inches
6/11/1999 Rainbow Trout 116,170 Less than 6 inches
6/3/1999 Rainbow Trout 42,480 Less than 6 inches
5/28/1999 Rainbow Trout 35,000 Less than 6 inches
5/27/1999 Rainbow Trout 51,100 Less than 6 inches
10/1/1998 Rainbow Trout 10,800 Greater than 6 inches
9/21/1998 Rainbow Trout 38,025 Less than 6 inches
9/18/1998 Rainbow Trout 72,720 Less than 6 inches
9/17/1998 Rainbow Trout 81,195 Less than 6 inches
6/30/1998 Rainbow Trout 107,880 Less than 6 inches
6/2/1998 Rainbow Trout 21,280 Greater than 6 inches
4/27/1998 Rainbow Trout 79,200 Less than 6 inches
3/19/1998 Rainbow Trout 81,000 Less than 6 inches
3/4/1998 Rainbow Trout 90,200 Less than 6 inches
5/23/1997 Rainbow Trout 34,628 Less than 6 inches
5/13/1997 Rainbow Trout 133,800 Less than 6 inches
3/3/1997 Rainbow Trout 270,650 Less than 6 inches
10/23/1996 Rainbow Trout 30,070 Less than 6 inches
10/10/1996 Cutbow - Cutthroat x Rainbow Trout 70,725 Less than 6 inches
10/10/1996 Rainbow Trout 51,538 Less than 6 inches
9/18/1996 Rainbow Trout 79,800 Less than 6 inches
4/15/1996 Rainbow Trout 241,650 Less than 6 inches
9/22/1995 Rainbow Trout 44,370 Less than 6 inches
9/20/1995 Rainbow Trout 82,344 Less than 6 inches
9/7/1995 Rainbow Trout 72,075 Less than 6 inches
8/31/1995 Rainbow Trout 8,800 Greater than 6 inches
8/31/1995 Rainbow Trout 15,200 Less than 6 inches
8/30/1995 Rainbow Trout 6,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/30/1995 Rainbow Trout 28,000 Less than 6 inches
8/28/1995 Rainbow Trout 12,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/25/1995 Rainbow Trout 12,036 Less than 6 inches
6/22/1995 Rainbow Trout 29,250 Less than 6 inches
3/2/1995 White Sturgeon 114 Greater than 6 inches
9/29/1994 Rainbow Trout 79,850 Less than 6 inches
9/20/1994 Rainbow Trout 220,480 Less than 6 inches
9/15/1994 Rainbow Trout 60,600 Less than 6 inches
4/11/1994 Rainbow Trout 200,070 Less than 6 inches
10/20/1993 Cutthroat Trout 200,625 Less than 6 inches
9/28/1993 Rainbow Trout 57,800 Less than 6 inches
4/28/1993 Rainbow Trout 180,000 Less than 6 inches
10/15/1992 Cutthroat Trout 55,000 Less than 6 inches
10/15/1992 Rainbow Trout 85,137 Less than 6 inches
4/6/1992 Rainbow Trout 91,410 Less than 6 inches
2/19/1992 Rainbow Trout 112,509 Less than 6 inches
10/7/1991 Cutthroat Trout 254,000 Less than 6 inches
10/4/1991 Cutthroat Trout 140,934 Less than 6 inches
9/11/1991 Rainbow Trout 28,000 Less than 6 inches
6/13/1991 Crappie 1,600 Greater than 6 inches
5/1/1991 White Sturgeon 103 Greater than 6 inches
3/21/1991 Rainbow Trout 99,000 Less than 6 inches
10/25/1990 Cutbow - Cutthroat x Rainbow Trout 62,500 Less than 6 inches
10/25/1990 Rainbow Trout 52,000 Less than 6 inches
10/23/1990 Rainbow Trout 1,340 Less than 6 inches
6/12/1990 Smallmouth Bass 1,000 Unknown size
6/5/1990 Rainbow Trout 10,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/25/1990 Rainbow Trout 10,080 Greater than 6 inches
4/17/1990 Rainbow Trout 101,400 Less than 6 inches
6/7/1989 Rainbow Trout 4,950 Greater than 6 inches
5/9/1989 Rainbow Trout 12,300 Greater than 6 inches
5/8/1989 Rainbow Trout 17,200 Greater than 6 inches
4/19/1989 Rainbow Trout 102,080 Less than 6 inches
8/30/1988 Smallmouth Bass 2,500 Less than 6 inches
6/21/1988 Rainbow Trout 375 Greater than 6 inches
6/20/1988 Rainbow Trout 2,080 Greater than 6 inches
5/5/1988 Rainbow Trout 21,780 Greater than 6 inches
4/12/1988 Rainbow Trout 94,687 Less than 6 inches
4/11/1988 Rainbow Trout 48,000 Less than 6 inches
4/5/1988 Rainbow Trout 13,860 Greater than 6 inches
4/1/1988 Rainbow Trout 57,285 Less than 6 inches
6/1/1987 Rainbow Trout 44,850 Less than 6 inches
5/11/1987 Rainbow Trout 20,088 Greater than 6 inches
4/29/1987 Rainbow Trout 25,470 Less than 6 inches
4/14/1987 Rainbow Trout 7,440 Greater than 6 inches
4/13/1987 Rainbow Trout 7,800 Greater than 6 inches
4/4/1987 Rainbow Trout 82,250 Less than 6 inches
3/31/1987 Rainbow Trout 47,300 Less than 6 inches
3/30/1987 Rainbow Trout 48,483 Less than 6 inches
9/10/1986 Rainbow Trout 5,460 Greater than 6 inches
5/16/1986 Rainbow Trout 19,390 Greater than 6 inches
5/7/1986 Rainbow Trout 50,392 Less than 6 inches
5/1/1986 Rainbow Trout 20,720 Greater than 6 inches
4/18/1986 Rainbow Trout 14,983 Greater than 6 inches
5/17/1985 Rainbow Trout 15,060 Greater than 6 inches
4/25/1985 Rainbow Trout 100,750 Less than 6 inches
4/11/1985 Rainbow Trout 15,540 Greater than 6 inches
7/16/1984 Rainbow Trout 18,000 Less than 6 inches
4/26/1984 Rainbow Trout 101,060 Less than 6 inches
4/24/1984 Rainbow Trout 12,250 Greater than 6 inches
3/12/1984 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/3/1983 Rainbow Trout 6,600 Less than 6 inches
7/26/1983 Rainbow Trout 16,600 Less than 6 inches
7/21/1983 Rainbow Trout 6,200 Less than 6 inches
5/3/1983 Rainbow Trout 26,400 Less than 6 inches
4/28/1983 Rainbow Trout 5,580 Greater than 6 inches
4/27/1983 Rainbow Trout 72,150 Less than 6 inches
7/26/1982 Rainbow Trout 5,800 Less than 6 inches
7/1/1982 Rainbow Trout 9,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/29/1982 Rainbow Trout 15,080 Greater than 6 inches
4/12/1982 Rainbow Trout 100,048 Less than 6 inches
4/29/1981 Rainbow Trout 11,890 Greater than 6 inches
4/24/1981 Rainbow Trout 15,438 Greater than 6 inches
4/21/1981 Rainbow Trout 7,920 Greater than 6 inches
4/20/1981 Rainbow Trout 102,600 Less than 6 inches
9/2/1980 Rainbow Trout 11,070 Greater than 6 inches
6/3/1980 Rainbow Trout 23,560 Greater than 6 inches
5/30/1980 Rainbow Trout 83,688 Less than 6 inches
5/29/1980 Rainbow Trout 22,890 Less than 6 inches
4/11/1979 Rainbow Trout 3,663 Greater than 6 inches
4/9/1979 Rainbow Trout 6,327 Greater than 6 inches
11/2/1978 Rainbow Trout 5,000 Less than 6 inches
6/11/1977 Largemouth Bass 43,200 Less than 6 inches
6/9/1977 Largemouth Bass 4,500 Less than 6 inches
5/21/1976 Largemouth Bass 98,000 Less than 6 inches
8/7/1975 Largemouth Bass 32,398 Less than 6 inches
7/24/1975 Largemouth Bass 65,490 Less than 6 inches
6/4/1975 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Adults
9/25/1974 Rainbow Trout 2,042 Greater than 6 inches
9/24/1974 Rainbow Trout 2,090 Greater than 6 inches
8/2/1974 Largemouth Bass 82,712 Less than 6 inches
7/24/1974 Largemouth Bass 10,200 Less than 6 inches
9/14/1973 Rainbow Trout 3,150 Greater than 6 inches
9/13/1973 Rainbow Trout 3,150 Greater than 6 inches
11/10/1972 Rainbow Trout 7,680 Greater than 6 inches
11/3/1971 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Adults
11/2/1971 Rainbow Trout 998 Greater than 6 inches
6/15/1971 Rainbow Trout 5,400 Greater than 6 inches
6/14/1971 Rainbow Trout 5,220 Greater than 6 inches
7/27/1970 Rainbow Trout 3,150 Greater than 6 inches
7/24/1970 Rainbow Trout 7,350 Greater than 6 inches
7/9/1970 Rainbow Trout 3,300 Greater than 6 inches
8/12/1969 Rainbow Trout 7,920 Greater than 6 inches
8/6/1969 Rainbow Trout 1,733 Greater than 6 inches
7/22/1969 Rainbow Trout 3,190 Greater than 6 inches
6/27/1969 Rainbow Trout 2,530 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/1969 Rainbow Trout 2,701 Greater than 6 inches
6/18/1969 Rainbow Trout 2,357 Greater than 6 inches
6/14/1968 Rainbow Trout 2,415 Greater than 6 inches
6/4/1968 Rainbow Trout 60,754 Less than 6 inches
6/3/1968 Rainbow Trout 66,320 Less than 6 inches
5/10/1968 Rainbow Trout 9,250 Greater than 6 inches
5/9/1968 Rainbow Trout 5,060 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 Lake Walcott.
Magic Valley 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
Kokanee
  • Kokanee limit is 6
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, land-locked Chinook and Coho Salmon, trout hydrids (.e.g. Tiger Trout)
  • Trout limit is 6, all species combined
  • In rivers and streams, only 2 of the 6 trout may be Cutthroat Trout
  • Does not include Bull Trout and Brook Trout which are listed separately
Walleye
  • Walleye limit is 6
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 Northern Leatherside Chub, Shoshone Sculpin, Wood River Sculpin, 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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