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
2021/10/05 Rainbow Trout 20,300 Greater than 6 inches
2021/10/04 Rainbow Trout 3,710 Greater than 6 inches
2021/09/17 Rainbow Trout 10,400 Less than 6 inches
2021/07/01 Rainbow Trout 50,400 Less than 6 inches
2021/05/20 Crappie 1,700 Greater than 6 inches
2021/03/15 Rainbow Trout 4,728 Greater than 6 inches
2020/10/19 Rainbow Trout 9,497 Greater than 6 inches
2020/10/14 Rainbow Trout 9,763 Greater than 6 inches
2020/10/07 Rainbow Trout 7,950 Greater than 6 inches
2020/04/30 Crappie 430 Greater than 6 inches
2019/10/22 Rainbow Trout 17,431 Greater than 6 inches
2019/10/21 Rainbow Trout 9,009 Greater than 6 inches
2019/03/19 Rainbow Trout 74,653 Less than 6 inches
2018/10/25 Rainbow Trout 15,787 Greater than 6 inches
2018/10/24 Rainbow Trout 8,372 Greater than 6 inches
2018/10/23 Rainbow Trout 10,001 Greater than 6 inches
2017/11/22 Rainbow Trout 20,648 Greater than 6 inches
2017/10/24 Rainbow Trout 6,188 Greater than 6 inches
2017/10/23 Rainbow Trout 9,551 Greater than 6 inches
2016/11/04 Rainbow Trout 6,263 Greater than 6 inches
2016/10/27 Rainbow Trout 4,453 Greater than 6 inches
2016/10/26 Rainbow Trout 8,960 Greater than 6 inches
2016/10/25 Rainbow Trout 4,594 Greater than 6 inches
2015/10/22 Rainbow Trout 5,517 Greater than 6 inches
2015/10/21 Rainbow Trout 5,514 Greater than 6 inches
2015/10/20 Rainbow Trout 5,536 Greater than 6 inches
2015/10/19 Rainbow Trout 5,569 Greater than 6 inches
2014/10/29 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2014/09/19 Rainbow Trout 9,848 Greater than 6 inches
2014/09/18 Rainbow Trout 9,853 Greater than 6 inches
2014/09/17 Rainbow Trout 9,840 Greater than 6 inches
2014/09/16 Rainbow Trout 9,863 Greater than 6 inches
2013/05/15 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2012/10/12 Rainbow Trout 21,288 Greater than 6 inches
2012/10/11 Rainbow Trout 21,255 Greater than 6 inches
2011/10/25 Rainbow Trout 10,660 Greater than 6 inches
2011/10/24 Rainbow Trout 11,760 Greater than 6 inches
2011/05/18 Rainbow Trout 5,400 Greater than 6 inches
2011/04/12 Rainbow Trout 17,400 Greater than 6 inches
2010/11/03 Rainbow Trout 4,620 Greater than 6 inches
2010/10/19 Rainbow Trout 4,500 Greater than 6 inches
2010/10/18 Rainbow Trout 12,250 Greater than 6 inches
2010/03/16 Rainbow Trout 20,160 Greater than 6 inches
2009/10/21 Rainbow Trout 6,300 Greater than 6 inches
2009/10/08 Rainbow Trout 16,021 Greater than 6 inches
2009/04/07 Rainbow Trout 22,600 Greater than 6 inches
2008/10/17 Rainbow Trout 8,000 Greater than 6 inches
2008/10/16 Rainbow Trout 11,970 Greater than 6 inches
2008/04/01 Rainbow Trout 19,600 Greater than 6 inches
2008/03/26 Rainbow Trout 199,125 Less than 6 inches
2007/10/24 Rainbow Trout 20,650 Greater than 6 inches
2007/04/26 Rainbow Trout 21,700 Greater than 6 inches
2006/09/29 Rainbow Trout 31,176 Greater than 6 inches
2006/05/25 Rainbow Trout 20,000 Greater than 6 inches
2005/04/07 Rainbow Trout 201,400 Less than 6 inches
2005/03/15 Rainbow Trout 22,050 Greater than 6 inches
2004/05/19 Rainbow Trout 2,700 Greater than 6 inches
2004/05/19 Rainbow Trout 47,730 Less than 6 inches
2004/05/18 Rainbow Trout 146,455 Less than 6 inches
2004/03/31 Rainbow Trout 17,500 Greater than 6 inches
2003/05/07 Rainbow Trout 99,900 Less than 6 inches
2003/04/30 Rainbow Trout 19,840 Greater than 6 inches
2003/04/30 Rainbow Trout 138,600 Less than 6 inches
2002/10/30 Rainbow Trout 18,432 Greater than 6 inches
2002/06/25 Rainbow Trout 8,280 Greater than 6 inches
2002/05/16 Rainbow Trout 4,930 Greater than 6 inches
2002/04/17 Rainbow Trout 15,120 Greater than 6 inches
2002/04/17 Rainbow Trout 17,600 Less than 6 inches
2002/04/16 Rainbow Trout 35,000 Greater than 6 inches
2002/04/16 Rainbow Trout 35,200 Less than 6 inches
2001/09/28 Rainbow Trout 165,450 Less than 6 inches
2001/09/10 Steelhead Trout 199,878 Less than 6 inches
2001/05/21 Rainbow Trout 116,400 Less than 6 inches
2001/04/16 Rainbow Trout 125,280 Less than 6 inches
2000/10/06 Rainbow Trout 19,600 Greater than 6 inches
2000/09/25 Rainbow Trout 11,000 Greater than 6 inches
2000/09/25 Rainbow Trout 75,750 Less than 6 inches
2000/09/18 Rainbow Trout 79,990 Less than 6 inches
2000/06/12 Rainbow Trout 52,940 Less than 6 inches
2000/04/07 Rainbow Trout 110,100 Less than 6 inches
2000/03/22 Rainbow Trout 134,875 Less than 6 inches
1999/10/22 Steelhead 195,523 Less than 6 inches
1999/10/21 Steelhead 169,400 Less than 6 inches
1999/06/11 Rainbow Trout 116,170 Less than 6 inches
1999/06/03 Rainbow Trout 42,480 Less than 6 inches
1999/05/28 Rainbow Trout 35,000 Less than 6 inches
1999/05/27 Rainbow Trout 51,100 Less than 6 inches
1998/10/01 Rainbow Trout 10,800 Greater than 6 inches
1998/09/21 Rainbow Trout 38,025 Less than 6 inches
1998/09/18 Rainbow Trout 72,720 Less than 6 inches
1998/09/17 Rainbow Trout 81,195 Less than 6 inches
1998/06/30 Rainbow Trout 107,880 Less than 6 inches
1998/06/02 Rainbow Trout 21,280 Greater than 6 inches
1998/04/27 Rainbow Trout 79,200 Less than 6 inches
1998/03/19 Rainbow Trout 81,000 Less than 6 inches
1998/03/04 Rainbow Trout 90,200 Less than 6 inches
1997/05/23 Rainbow Trout 34,628 Less than 6 inches
1997/05/13 Rainbow Trout 133,800 Less than 6 inches
1997/03/03 Rainbow Trout 270,650 Less than 6 inches
1996/10/23 Rainbow Trout 30,070 Less than 6 inches
1996/10/10 Cutbow - Cutthroat x Rainbow Trout 70,725 Less than 6 inches
1996/10/10 Rainbow Trout 51,538 Less than 6 inches
1996/09/18 Rainbow Trout 79,800 Less than 6 inches
1996/04/15 Rainbow Trout 241,650 Less than 6 inches
1995/09/22 Rainbow Trout 44,370 Less than 6 inches
1995/09/20 Rainbow Trout 82,344 Less than 6 inches
1995/09/07 Rainbow Trout 72,075 Less than 6 inches
1995/08/31 Rainbow Trout 8,800 Greater than 6 inches
1995/08/31 Rainbow Trout 15,200 Less than 6 inches
1995/08/30 Rainbow Trout 6,000 Greater than 6 inches
1995/08/30 Rainbow Trout 28,000 Less than 6 inches
1995/08/28 Rainbow Trout 12,000 Greater than 6 inches
1995/08/25 Rainbow Trout 12,036 Less than 6 inches
1995/06/22 Rainbow Trout 29,250 Less than 6 inches
1995/03/28 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
1995/03/02 White Sturgeon 114 Greater than 6 inches
1994/09/29 Rainbow Trout 79,850 Less than 6 inches
1994/09/20 Rainbow Trout 220,480 Less than 6 inches
1994/09/15 Rainbow Trout 60,600 Less than 6 inches
1994/04/11 Rainbow Trout 200,070 Less than 6 inches
1993/10/20 Cutthroat Trout 200,625 Less than 6 inches
1993/09/28 Rainbow Trout 57,800 Less than 6 inches
1993/04/28 Rainbow Trout 180,000 Less than 6 inches
1992/10/15 Cutthroat Trout 55,000 Less than 6 inches
1992/10/15 Rainbow Trout 85,137 Less than 6 inches
1992/04/06 Rainbow Trout 91,410 Less than 6 inches
1992/02/19 Rainbow Trout 112,509 Less than 6 inches
1991/10/07 Cutthroat Trout 254,000 Less than 6 inches
1991/10/04 Cutthroat Trout 140,934 Less than 6 inches
1991/09/11 Rainbow Trout 28,000 Less than 6 inches
1991/06/13 Crappie 1,600 Greater than 6 inches
1991/05/01 White Sturgeon 103 Greater than 6 inches
1991/03/21 Rainbow Trout 99,000 Less than 6 inches
1990/10/25 Cutbow - Cutthroat x Rainbow Trout 62,500 Less than 6 inches
1990/10/25 Rainbow Trout 52,000 Less than 6 inches
1990/10/23 Rainbow Trout 1,340 Less than 6 inches
1990/06/12 Smallmouth Bass 1,000 Unknown size
1990/06/05 Rainbow Trout 10,000 Greater than 6 inches
1990/04/25 Rainbow Trout 10,080 Greater than 6 inches
1990/04/17 Rainbow Trout 101,400 Less than 6 inches
1989/06/07 Rainbow Trout 4,950 Greater than 6 inches
1989/05/09 Rainbow Trout 12,300 Greater than 6 inches
1989/05/08 Rainbow Trout 17,200 Greater than 6 inches
1989/04/19 Rainbow Trout 102,080 Less than 6 inches
1988/08/30 Smallmouth Bass 2,500 Less than 6 inches
1988/06/21 Rainbow Trout 375 Greater than 6 inches
1988/06/20 Rainbow Trout 2,080 Greater than 6 inches
1988/05/05 Rainbow Trout 21,780 Greater than 6 inches
1988/04/12 Rainbow Trout 94,687 Less than 6 inches
1988/04/11 Rainbow Trout 48,000 Less than 6 inches
1988/04/05 Rainbow Trout 13,860 Greater than 6 inches
1988/04/01 Rainbow Trout 57,285 Less than 6 inches
1987/06/01 Rainbow Trout 44,850 Less than 6 inches
1987/05/11 Rainbow Trout 20,088 Greater than 6 inches
1987/04/29 Rainbow Trout 25,470 Less than 6 inches
1987/04/14 Rainbow Trout 7,440 Greater than 6 inches
1987/04/13 Rainbow Trout 7,800 Greater than 6 inches
1987/04/04 Rainbow Trout 82,250 Less than 6 inches
1987/03/31 Rainbow Trout 47,300 Less than 6 inches
1987/03/30 Rainbow Trout 48,483 Less than 6 inches
1986/09/10 Rainbow Trout 5,460 Greater than 6 inches
1986/05/16 Rainbow Trout 19,390 Greater than 6 inches
1986/05/07 Rainbow Trout 50,392 Less than 6 inches
1986/05/01 Rainbow Trout 20,720 Greater than 6 inches
1986/04/18 Rainbow Trout 14,983 Greater than 6 inches
1985/05/17 Rainbow Trout 15,060 Greater than 6 inches
1985/04/25 Rainbow Trout 100,750 Less than 6 inches
1985/04/11 Rainbow Trout 15,540 Greater than 6 inches
1984/07/16 Rainbow Trout 18,000 Less than 6 inches
1984/04/26 Rainbow Trout 101,060 Less than 6 inches
1984/04/24 Rainbow Trout 12,250 Greater than 6 inches
1984/03/12 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1983/08/03 Rainbow Trout 6,600 Less than 6 inches
1983/07/26 Rainbow Trout 16,600 Less than 6 inches
1983/07/21 Rainbow Trout 6,200 Less than 6 inches
1983/05/03 Rainbow Trout 26,400 Less than 6 inches
1983/04/28 Rainbow Trout 5,580 Greater than 6 inches
1983/04/27 Rainbow Trout 72,150 Less than 6 inches
1982/07/26 Rainbow Trout 5,800 Less than 6 inches
1982/07/01 Rainbow Trout 9,000 Greater than 6 inches
1982/04/29 Rainbow Trout 15,080 Greater than 6 inches
1982/04/12 Rainbow Trout 100,048 Less than 6 inches
1981/04/29 Rainbow Trout 11,890 Greater than 6 inches
1981/04/24 Rainbow Trout 15,438 Greater than 6 inches
1981/04/21 Rainbow Trout 7,920 Greater than 6 inches
1981/04/20 Rainbow Trout 102,600 Less than 6 inches
1980/09/02 Rainbow Trout 11,070 Greater than 6 inches
1980/06/03 Rainbow Trout 25,840 Greater than 6 inches
1980/05/30 Rainbow Trout 83,688 Less than 6 inches
1980/05/29 Rainbow Trout 22,890 Less than 6 inches
1979/05/23 Rainbow Trout 2,002 Greater than 6 inches
1979/04/12 Rainbow Trout 1,720 Greater than 6 inches
1979/04/11 Rainbow Trout 11,919 Greater than 6 inches
1979/04/09 Rainbow Trout 6,327 Greater than 6 inches
1978/11/03 Rainbow Trout 5,000 Greater than 6 inches
1978/11/02 Rainbow Trout 5,000 Less than 6 inches
1977/06/11 Largemouth Bass 43,200 Less than 6 inches
1977/06/09 Largemouth Bass 4,500 Less than 6 inches
1976/05/21 Largemouth Bass 98,000 Less than 6 inches
1975/08/07 Largemouth Bass 32,398 Less than 6 inches
1975/07/24 Largemouth Bass 65,490 Less than 6 inches
1975/06/04 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Adults
1974/09/25 Rainbow Trout 2,042 Greater than 6 inches
1974/09/24 Rainbow Trout 2,090 Greater than 6 inches
1974/08/02 Largemouth Bass 82,712 Less than 6 inches
1974/07/24 Largemouth Bass 10,200 Less than 6 inches
1973/09/14 Rainbow Trout 3,150 Greater than 6 inches
1973/09/13 Rainbow Trout 3,150 Greater than 6 inches
1972/11/10 Rainbow Trout 7,680 Greater than 6 inches
1971/11/03 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Adults
1971/11/02 Rainbow Trout 998 Greater than 6 inches
1971/06/15 Rainbow Trout 5,400 Greater than 6 inches
1971/06/14 Rainbow Trout 5,220 Greater than 6 inches
1970/07/27 Rainbow Trout 3,150 Greater than 6 inches
1970/07/24 Rainbow Trout 7,350 Greater than 6 inches
1970/07/09 Rainbow Trout 3,300 Greater than 6 inches
1969/08/12 Rainbow Trout 7,920 Greater than 6 inches
1969/08/06 Rainbow Trout 1,733 Greater than 6 inches
1969/07/22 Rainbow Trout 3,190 Greater than 6 inches
1969/06/27 Rainbow Trout 2,530 Greater than 6 inches
1969/06/25 Rainbow Trout 2,701 Greater than 6 inches
1969/06/18 Rainbow Trout 2,357 Greater than 6 inches
1968/06/14 Rainbow Trout 2,415 Greater than 6 inches
1968/06/04 Rainbow Trout 60,754 Less than 6 inches
1968/06/03 Rainbow Trout 66,320 Less than 6 inches
1968/05/10 Rainbow Trout 9,250 Greater than 6 inches
1968/05/09 Rainbow Trout 5,060 Greater than 6 inches
Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

Licenses and Tags

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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

Snake River From the downstream side of the Gifford Springs boat fishing zone (western boundary) upstream to Eagle Rock
  • Bass limit is 2, any size
  • Trout limit is 6, only 2 may be Cutthroat Trout
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 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, 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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