Little Wood River

Tributary of the Big Wood River

  • Recommended Fishing Water

Little Wood River in Blaine, Gooding and Lincoln Counties is 130.0 miles in length.

Facilities

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

Recommended Game Fish

Species Observed in Surveys

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
6/8/2021 Rainbow Trout 720 Greater than 6 inches
5/5/2021 Rainbow Trout 660 Greater than 6 inches
4/21/2021 Rainbow Trout 705 Greater than 6 inches
9/24/2020 Brown Trout 3,114 Greater than 6 inches
8/6/2020 Rainbow Trout 656 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/2020 Rainbow Trout 651 Greater than 6 inches
5/18/2020 Rainbow Trout 653 Greater than 6 inches
9/25/2019 Brown Trout 3,390 Greater than 6 inches
7/17/2019 Rainbow Trout 644 Greater than 6 inches
6/24/2019 Rainbow Trout 1,680 Greater than 6 inches
5/14/2019 Rainbow Trout 1,293 Greater than 6 inches
9/28/2018 Brown Trout 4,949 Greater than 6 inches
7/24/2018 Rainbow Trout 1,613 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/2018 Rainbow Trout 1,260 Greater than 6 inches
6/20/2018 Rainbow Trout 1,285 Greater than 6 inches
4/17/2018 Rainbow Trout 681 Greater than 6 inches
10/12/2017 Brown Trout 3,460 Greater than 6 inches
6/12/2017 Rainbow Trout 765 Greater than 6 inches
5/10/2017 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
10/13/2016 Brown Trout 4,511 Greater than 6 inches
7/12/2016 Rainbow Trout 765 Greater than 6 inches
7/6/2016 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/21/2016 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
6/2/2016 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/1/2016 Rainbow Trout 830 Greater than 6 inches
5/26/2016 Rainbow Trout 2,862 Greater than 6 inches
5/25/2016 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
5/11/2016 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/3/2016 Rainbow Trout 805 Greater than 6 inches
4/4/2016 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
10/14/2015 Brown Trout 3,149 Greater than 6 inches
7/21/2015 Rainbow Trout 828 Greater than 6 inches
7/1/2015 Rainbow Trout 1,122 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/2015 Rainbow Trout 780 Greater than 6 inches
6/5/2015 Rainbow Trout 713 Greater than 6 inches
5/26/2015 Rainbow Trout 761 Greater than 6 inches
5/20/2015 Rainbow Trout 475 Greater than 6 inches
5/6/2015 Rainbow Trout 540 Greater than 6 inches
4/29/2015 Rainbow Trout 805 Greater than 6 inches
10/21/2014 Brown Trout 3,056 Greater than 6 inches
7/16/2014 Rainbow Trout 797 Greater than 6 inches
7/8/2014 Rainbow Trout 765 Greater than 6 inches
7/2/2014 Rainbow Trout 453 Greater than 6 inches
6/9/2014 Rainbow Trout 1,404 Greater than 6 inches
6/6/2014 Rainbow Trout 650 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/2014 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/6/2014 Rainbow Trout 448 Greater than 6 inches
4/28/2014 Rainbow Trout 803 Greater than 6 inches
4/2/2014 Rainbow Trout 810 Greater than 6 inches
11/1/2013 Brown Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/31/2013 Rainbow Trout 950 Greater than 6 inches
7/18/2013 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
7/10/2013 Rainbow Trout 788 Greater than 6 inches
7/3/2013 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/2013 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
6/13/2013 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/6/2013 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/2013 Rainbow Trout 725 Greater than 6 inches
5/20/2013 Rainbow Trout 780 Greater than 6 inches
5/7/2013 Rainbow Trout 225 Greater than 6 inches
10/22/2012 Brown Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/26/2012 Rainbow Trout 765 Greater than 6 inches
7/18/2012 Rainbow Trout 675 Greater than 6 inches
7/5/2012 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/26/2012 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/11/2012 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
6/7/2012 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
5/24/2012 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/10/2012 Rainbow Trout 225 Greater than 6 inches
5/9/2012 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
4/10/2012 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
10/18/2011 Brown Trout 8,987 Greater than 6 inches
8/30/2011 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
8/10/2011 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/27/2011 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/21/2011 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/7/2011 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
6/21/2011 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
5/31/2011 Rainbow Trout 825 Greater than 6 inches
5/19/2011 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/22/2011 Rainbow Trout 840 Greater than 6 inches
10/8/2010 Brown Trout 4,152 Greater than 6 inches
10/7/2010 Brown Trout 4,908 Greater than 6 inches
7/29/2010 Rainbow Trout 960 Greater than 6 inches
7/15/2010 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/2010 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/22/2010 Rainbow Trout 1,100 Greater than 6 inches
6/21/2010 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/2010 Rainbow Trout 8,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/4/2010 Rainbow Trout 780 Greater than 6 inches
5/26/2010 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/29/2010 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
9/17/2009 Brown Trout 4,100 Greater than 6 inches
9/16/2009 Brown Trout 3,600 Greater than 6 inches
7/22/2009 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/16/2009 Rainbow Trout 780 Greater than 6 inches
7/1/2009 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/2009 Rainbow Trout 1,340 Greater than 6 inches
6/10/2009 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/2009 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/14/2009 Rainbow Trout 840 Greater than 6 inches
4/14/2009 Rainbow Trout 840 Greater than 6 inches
9/9/2008 Brown Trout 3,420 Greater than 6 inches
9/8/2008 Brown Trout 3,004 Greater than 6 inches
8/19/2008 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
8/7/2008 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
8/5/2008 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
7/18/2008 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/8/2008 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches
7/2/2008 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/2008 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
6/12/2008 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
5/30/2008 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
10/31/2007 Brown Trout 4,250 Greater than 6 inches
10/12/2007 Brown Trout 4,606 Greater than 6 inches
8/23/2007 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
8/13/2007 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
7/23/2007 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/2/2007 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/11/2007 Rainbow Trout 8,998 Less than 6 inches
6/5/2007 Rainbow Trout 852 Greater than 6 inches
5/17/2007 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/2/2007 Rainbow Trout 880 Greater than 6 inches
8/18/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/28/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/26/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
6/23/2006 Rainbow Trout 42,240 Less than 6 inches
6/9/2006 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
8/26/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/10/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/6/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,812 Greater than 6 inches
6/16/2005 Rainbow Trout 36,166 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/7/2005 Rainbow Trout 852 Greater than 6 inches
5/10/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,120 Greater than 6 inches
4/14/2005 Rainbow Trout 780 Greater than 6 inches
8/4/2004 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/29/2004 Rainbow Trout 45,600 Less than 6 inches
7/9/2004 Rainbow Trout 720 Greater than 6 inches
7/2/2004 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/22/2004 Rainbow Trout 42,752 Less than 6 inches
6/21/2004 Rainbow Trout 798 Greater than 6 inches
5/26/2004 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/25/2004 Rainbow Trout 792 Greater than 6 inches
4/30/2004 Rainbow Trout 805 Greater than 6 inches
8/7/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/14/2003 Rainbow Trout 922 Greater than 6 inches
7/1/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/2003 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
5/28/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,550 Greater than 6 inches
5/27/2003 Rainbow Trout 75,049 Less than 6 inches
5/23/2003 Rainbow Trout 998 Greater than 6 inches
4/15/2003 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
8/8/2002 Rainbow Trout 998 Greater than 6 inches
7/1/2002 Rainbow Trout 999 Greater than 6 inches
6/17/2002 Rainbow Trout 798 Greater than 6 inches
5/28/2002 Rainbow Trout 611 Greater than 6 inches
5/24/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/17/2002 Rainbow Trout 59,283 Less than 6 inches
5/2/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,040 Greater than 6 inches
8/2/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/17/2001 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
7/10/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/19/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/29/2001 Rainbow Trout 100,130 Less than 6 inches
5/25/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/1/2001 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
4/6/2001 Rainbow Trout 799 Greater than 6 inches
9/8/2000 Rainbow Trout 45,120 Less than 6 inches
9/1/2000 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
8/11/2000 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
8/3/2000 Rainbow Trout 20,708 Less than 6 inches
7/27/2000 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/13/2000 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/2000 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/23/2000 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
6/14/2000 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/2/2000 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
5/19/2000 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
5/18/2000 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
3/23/2000 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
8/26/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/12/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/29/1999 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/9/1999 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
7/2/1999 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/29/1999 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
6/4/1999 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
5/18/1999 Brown Trout 92 Greater than 6 inches
5/5/1999 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
4/1/1999 Rainbow Trout 925 Greater than 6 inches
10/27/1998 Rainbow Trout 2,470 Greater than 6 inches
9/4/1998 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
8/27/1998 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
8/14/1998 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/24/1998 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/23/1998 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
7/10/1998 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/1998 Rainbow Trout 810 Greater than 6 inches
6/12/1998 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/1998 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
5/12/1998 Brown Trout 111,200 Less than 6 inches
4/2/1998 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
9/3/1997 Rainbow Trout 1,232 Less than 6 inches
8/28/1997 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
8/14/1997 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
8/1/1997 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/17/1997 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/10/1997 Rainbow Trout 1,400 Greater than 6 inches
6/5/1997 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
5/8/1997 Rainbow Trout 820 Greater than 6 inches
4/28/1997 Brown Trout 50,050 Less than 6 inches
4/4/1997 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
12/4/1996 Rainbow Trout 12,870 Less than 6 inches
11/4/1996 Rainbow Trout 532 Less than 6 inches
10/23/1996 Rainbow Trout 188 Less than 6 inches
8/29/1996 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/18/1996 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/2/1996 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
5/13/1996 Brown Trout 76,500 Less than 6 inches
5/9/1996 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/1/1996 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/31/1995 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
8/30/1995 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
8/10/1995 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/31/1995 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/1995 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/11/1995 Brown Trout 50,000 Less than 6 inches
4/7/1995 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/25/1994 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
8/10/1994 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/20/1994 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/1994 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/1994 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/6/1994 Brown Trout 50,760 Less than 6 inches
8/23/1993 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
8/13/1993 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/21/1993 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/2/1993 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/1993 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/1993 Brown Trout 59,850 Less than 6 inches
5/26/1993 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/11/1992 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/1/1992 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
6/26/1992 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
6/17/1992 Rainbow Trout 750 Less than 6 inches
6/10/1992 Brown Trout 18,640 Less than 6 inches
6/9/1992 Brown Trout 36,145 Less than 6 inches
6/4/1992 Rainbow Trout 283 Greater than 6 inches
8/23/1991 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
7/17/1991 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/1991 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/21/1991 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/12/1991 Brown Trout 50,000 Less than 6 inches
5/23/1991 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/1991 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/20/1991 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
10/3/1990 Brown Trout 15,400 Less than 6 inches
5/10/1990 Brown Trout 17,010 Less than 6 inches
4/26/1990 Brown Trout 33,000 Less than 6 inches
5/9/1989 Brown Trout 90,240 Less than 6 inches
5/8/1989 Brown Trout 11,520 Less than 6 inches
6/15/1988 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Less than 6 inches
4/18/1988 Brown Trout 22,167 Less than 6 inches
4/12/1988 Brown Trout 47,234 Less than 6 inches
4/8/1988 Brown Trout 365 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/1987 Brown Trout 37,500 Less than 6 inches
6/24/1987 Brown Trout 37,500 Less than 6 inches
6/23/1987 Brown Trout 15,000 Less than 6 inches
5/7/1987 Brown Trout 10,500 Less than 6 inches
7/30/1986 Rainbow Trout 3,600 Greater than 6 inches
7/3/1986 Brown Trout 47,760 Less than 6 inches
6/16/1986 Brown Trout 55,200 Less than 6 inches
4/24/1985 Brown Trout 59,699 Less than 6 inches
4/23/1985 Brown Trout 39,800 Less than 6 inches
8/23/1983 Brown Trout 28,928 Less than 6 inches
7/25/1983 Brown Trout 72,100 Less than 6 inches
4/21/1982 Brown Trout 101,500 Less than 6 inches
4/23/1981 Brown Trout 93,000 Less than 6 inches
4/4/1980 Brown Trout 30,030 Less than 6 inches
5/11/1979 Brown Trout 40,150 Less than 6 inches
4/20/1978 Brown Trout 27,600 Less than 6 inches
6/8/1977 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
9/14/1976 Rainbow Trout 6,300 Less than 6 inches
3/22/1974 Brown Trout 44,480 Less than 6 inches
10/3/1973 Rainbow Trout 1,708 Greater than 6 inches
6/20/1973 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
3/6/1973 Brown Trout 28,965 Less than 6 inches
4/17/1972 Rainbow Trout 10,150 Greater than 6 inches
3/29/1972 Brown Trout 45,150 Less than 6 inches
3/29/1972 Rainbow Trout 15,090 Less than 6 inches
4/29/1971 Rainbow Trout 2,820 Greater than 6 inches
4/28/1971 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
4/9/1971 Brown Trout 52,992 Less than 6 inches
8/17/1970 Rainbow Trout 2,992 Less than 6 inches
8/13/1970 Rainbow Trout 1,050 Greater than 6 inches
5/20/1970 Rainbow Trout 5,100 Greater than 6 inches
4/23/1970 Rainbow Trout 4,200 Greater than 6 inches
4/20/1970 Rainbow Trout 4,200 Greater than 6 inches
4/16/1970 Brown Trout 30,000 Less than 6 inches
12/17/1969 Rainbow Trout 405 Adults
12/16/1969 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/3/1969 Rainbow Trout 4,760 Greater than 6 inches
5/1/1969 Rainbow Trout 2,240 Greater than 6 inches
5/7/1968 Rainbow Trout 5,520 Greater than 6 inches
4/26/1968 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches
3/13/1968 Rainbow Trout 5,600 Greater than 6 inches
3/12/1968 Rainbow Trout 9,600 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

Little Wood River From the downstream end of the Taylor 'Bear Tracks' Williams State Recreation Area near Highway 93 milepost 190, to the upstream end of the Recreation Area near Highway 93 milepost 192.5, as posted
  • Trout limit is 0, catch-and-release
  • Fly-fishing only, barbless hooks required
Little Wood River From Baugh Creek upstream (including all tributaries)
  • Trout limit is 2
Little Wood River All other sections of the Little Wood River
  • Magic Valley Region general rules apply
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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