Alturas Lake

Flows into the Alturas Lake Creek

  • Recommended Fishing Water

Alturas Lake in Blaine County is 836.4 acres.

Facilities

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

Recommended Game Fish

Species Observed in Surveys

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
2022/07/20 Rainbow Trout 1,736 Greater than 6 inches
2022/06/22 Rainbow Trout 1,760 Greater than 6 inches
2021/08/10 Rainbow Trout 1,833 Greater than 6 inches
2021/07/22 Rainbow Trout 1,704 Greater than 6 inches
2021/06/30 Rainbow Trout 1,740 Greater than 6 inches
2021/06/11 Rainbow Trout 1,704 Greater than 6 inches
2020/08/11 Rainbow Trout 1,763 Greater than 6 inches
2020/07/01 Rainbow Trout 1,749 Greater than 6 inches
2020/06/25 Rainbow Trout 1,692 Greater than 6 inches
2019/08/12 Rainbow Trout 1,760 Greater than 6 inches
2019/07/02 Rainbow Trout 1,780 Greater than 6 inches
2019/06/11 Rainbow Trout 1,740 Greater than 6 inches
2018/09/18 Rainbow Trout 9,720 Greater than 6 inches
2018/08/14 Rainbow Trout 1,740 Greater than 6 inches
2018/06/28 Rainbow Trout 1,737 Greater than 6 inches
2018/06/13 Rainbow Trout 1,744 Greater than 6 inches
2017/08/01 Rainbow Trout 1,776 Greater than 6 inches
2017/06/26 Rainbow Trout 1,764 Greater than 6 inches
2017/06/15 Rainbow Trout 1,738 Greater than 6 inches
2016/08/22 Rainbow Trout 1,620 Greater than 6 inches
2016/06/28 Rainbow Trout 1,856 Greater than 6 inches
2016/06/15 Rainbow Trout 1,752 Greater than 6 inches
2015/08/18 Rainbow Trout 1,755 Greater than 6 inches
2015/07/28 Rainbow Trout 1,990 Greater than 6 inches
2015/06/09 Rainbow Trout 1,440 Greater than 6 inches
2014/08/21 Rainbow Trout 2,916 Greater than 6 inches
2014/07/22 Rainbow Trout 2,882 Greater than 6 inches
2014/06/06 Rainbow Trout 2,905 Greater than 6 inches
2013/08/13 Rainbow Trout 3,026 Greater than 6 inches
2013/07/15 Rainbow Trout 2,914 Greater than 6 inches
2013/06/10 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches
2012/08/13 Rainbow Trout 2,900 Greater than 6 inches
2012/06/28 Rainbow Trout 2,648 Greater than 6 inches
2012/06/12 Rainbow Trout 3,020 Greater than 6 inches
2011/12/15 Sockeye Salmon 10,435 Eyed Eggs
2011/12/01 Sockeye Salmon 24,174 Eyed Eggs
2011/11/22 Sockeye Salmon 8,056 Eyed Eggs
2011/08/03 Rainbow Trout 2,928 Greater than 6 inches
2011/07/06 Rainbow Trout 3,500 Greater than 6 inches
2011/06/14 Rainbow Trout 2,880 Greater than 6 inches
2010/12/16 Sockeye Salmon 10,865 Eyed Eggs
2010/12/08 Sockeye Salmon 31,708 Eyed Eggs
2010/12/01 Sockeye Salmon 17,751 Eyed Eggs
2010/07/27 Rainbow Trout 2,610 Greater than 6 inches
2010/07/27 Sockeye Salmon 16,363 Less than 6 inches
2010/06/30 Rainbow Trout 2,980 Greater than 6 inches
2010/06/14 Rainbow Trout 3,090 Greater than 6 inches
2009/12/17 Sockeye Salmon 15,568 Eyed Eggs
2009/10/07 Sockeye Salmon 9,994 Less than 6 inches
2009/07/28 Rainbow Trout 3,006 Greater than 6 inches
2009/06/04 Rainbow Trout 3,040 Greater than 6 inches
2008/10/06 Sockeye Salmon 16,864 Less than 6 inches
2008/08/19 Rainbow Trout 6,400 Greater than 6 inches
2008/07/21 Rainbow Trout 3,238 Greater than 6 inches
2008/06/25 Rainbow Trout 5,425 Greater than 6 inches
2007/10/03 Sockeye Salmon 9,977 Less than 6 inches
2007/06/12 Rainbow Trout 9,315 Greater than 6 inches
2006/12/06 Sockeye Salmon 47,659 Eyed Eggs
2006/11/28 Sockeye Salmon 57,034 Eyed Eggs
2006/10/02 Sockeye Salmon 26,994 Less than 6 inches
2006/07/27 Rainbow Trout 2,867 Greater than 6 inches
2006/06/20 Rainbow Trout 5,220 Greater than 6 inches
2006/06/08 Rainbow Trout 1,550 Greater than 6 inches
2005/10/05 Sockeye Salmon 16,949 Less than 6 inches
2005/05/19 Rainbow Trout 8,970 Greater than 6 inches
2004/10/06 Sockeye Salmon 20,129 Less than 6 inches
2004/06/29 Rainbow Trout 2,907 Greater than 6 inches
2004/06/07 Rainbow Trout 2,030 Greater than 6 inches
2004/05/24 Rainbow Trout 3,720 Greater than 6 inches
2003/12/11 Sockeye Salmon 49,742 Eyed Eggs
2003/10/06 Sockeye Salmon 2,017 Less than 6 inches
2003/07/07 Rainbow Trout 2,616 Greater than 6 inches
2003/06/16 Rainbow Trout 4,081 Greater than 6 inches
2003/05/27 Rainbow Trout 2,816 Greater than 6 inches
2002/08/27 Sockeye Salmon 6,123 Less than 6 inches
2002/07/29 Rainbow Trout 2,680 Greater than 6 inches
2002/07/11 Rainbow Trout 3,040 Greater than 6 inches
2002/06/03 Rainbow Trout 3,045 Greater than 6 inches
2001/10/09 Sockeye Salmon 5,990 Less than 6 inches
2001/08/28 Rainbow Trout 1,152 Greater than 6 inches
2001/08/09 Rainbow Trout 1,151 Greater than 6 inches
2001/07/31 Sockeye Salmon 3,059 Less than 6 inches
2001/07/30 Rainbow Trout 1,150 Greater than 6 inches
2001/07/27 Sockeye Salmon 3,064 Less than 6 inches
2001/07/03 Rainbow Trout 1,152 Greater than 6 inches
2001/06/19 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2001/06/07 Rainbow Trout 1,998 Greater than 6 inches
2000/10/11 Sockeye Salmon 6,003 Less than 6 inches
2000/09/07 Sockeye Salmon 52 Adults
2000/09/05 Sockeye Salmon 25 Adults
2000/08/16 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2000/07/31 Sockeye Salmon 5,986 Less than 6 inches
2000/07/17 Rainbow Trout 1,165 Greater than 6 inches
2000/07/07 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2000/06/27 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2000/06/26 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1999/10/13 Sockeye Salmon 12,955 Less than 6 inches
1999/09/10 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
1999/09/03 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
1999/08/23 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1999/08/17 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1999/08/05 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
1998/10/14 Sockeye Salmon 39,377 Less than 6 inches
1998/08/18 Rainbow Trout 675 Greater than 6 inches
1998/08/12 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1998/07/31 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1998/07/21 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1998/07/01 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1998/06/25 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Less than 6 inches
1998/06/16 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Less than 6 inches
1998/06/11 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Less than 6 inches
1997/11/18 Sockeye Salmon 20,389 Eyed Eggs
1997/10/16 Sockeye Salmon 72,635 Less than 6 inches
1997/09/05 Sockeye Salmon 20 Adults
1997/09/01 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
1997/08/26 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1997/08/13 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1997/08/04 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1997/07/25 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1997/07/15 Sockeye Salmon 13,127 Less than 6 inches
1997/07/12 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1997/07/03 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1997/07/02 Sockeye Salmon 9,142 Less than 6 inches
1997/06/24 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1997/06/11 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1996/09/24 Rainbow Trout 425 Greater than 6 inches
1996/09/16 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1996/09/05 Rainbow Trout 1,025 Greater than 6 inches
1996/08/27 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1996/08/18 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
1996/07/31 Rainbow Trout 990 Greater than 6 inches
1996/07/25 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches
1996/07/18 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1996/07/17 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1996/07/12 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1996/07/02 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1996/06/27 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1996/06/23 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1996/06/13 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1996/06/12 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1996/06/07 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1995/08/17 Rainbow Trout 1,250 Greater than 6 inches
1995/08/16 Rainbow Trout 1,250 Greater than 6 inches
1995/07/29 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
1995/07/12 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
1995/07/07 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
1995/06/15 Rainbow Trout 2,846 Greater than 6 inches
1995/06/08 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
1994/08/04 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
1994/07/25 Rainbow Trout 2,567 Greater than 6 inches
1994/07/18 Rainbow Trout 2,760 Greater than 6 inches
1994/07/08 Rainbow Trout 2,032 Greater than 6 inches
1994/06/28 Rainbow Trout 5,000 Greater than 6 inches
1994/06/06 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
1994/05/20 Rainbow Trout 2,370 Greater than 6 inches
1994/05/19 Rainbow Trout 2,673 Greater than 6 inches
1993/08/24 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
1993/08/09 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
1993/07/28 Rainbow Trout 2,437 Greater than 6 inches
1993/07/13 Rainbow Trout 2,200 Greater than 6 inches
1993/07/01 Rainbow Trout 2,863 Greater than 6 inches
1993/06/18 Rainbow Trout 5,000 Greater than 6 inches
1992/08/06 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
1992/07/30 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1992/07/27 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1992/07/09 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1992/06/24 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1992/06/22 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
1992/06/12 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1992/05/19 Rainbow Trout 2,624 Greater than 6 inches
1991/08/20 Rainbow Trout 2,250 Greater than 6 inches
1991/08/08 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
1991/07/16 Rainbow Trout 3,750 Greater than 6 inches
1991/07/12 Rainbow Trout 3,750 Greater than 6 inches
1991/06/25 Rainbow Trout 3,750 Greater than 6 inches
1991/06/11 Rainbow Trout 3,750 Greater than 6 inches
1990/07/30 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
1990/07/23 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1990/07/11 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1990/06/20 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1990/06/07 Rainbow Trout 3,600 Greater than 6 inches
1989/08/14 Rainbow Trout 2,308 Greater than 6 inches
1989/08/09 Rainbow Trout 2,692 Greater than 6 inches
1989/07/19 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
1989/07/17 Rainbow Trout 5,000 Greater than 6 inches
1989/06/22 Rainbow Trout 2,700 Greater than 6 inches
1989/06/21 Rainbow Trout 4,802 Greater than 6 inches
1988/08/08 Rainbow Trout 3,375 Greater than 6 inches
1988/07/28 Rainbow Trout 2,970 Greater than 6 inches
1988/07/26 Rainbow Trout 1,890 Greater than 6 inches
1988/07/11 Rainbow Trout 1,960 Greater than 6 inches
1988/06/30 Rainbow Trout 1,960 Greater than 6 inches
1988/06/20 Rainbow Trout 1,960 Greater than 6 inches
1988/06/06 Rainbow Trout 2,145 Greater than 6 inches
1988/05/23 Rainbow Trout 3,960 Greater than 6 inches
1987/08/05 Rainbow Trout 2,227 Greater than 6 inches
1987/07/16 Rainbow Trout 4,030 Greater than 6 inches
1987/06/03 Rainbow Trout 8,160 Greater than 6 inches
1986/07/22 Rainbow Trout 10,050 Greater than 6 inches
1986/06/25 Rainbow Trout 10,000 Greater than 6 inches
1985/07/24 Rainbow Trout 10,000 Greater than 6 inches
1985/06/21 Rainbow Trout 10,130 Greater than 6 inches
1984/06/25 Rainbow Trout 13,395 Greater than 6 inches
1984/06/06 Sockeye Salmon 63,000 Less than 6 inches
1984/05/24 Rainbow Trout 6,900 Greater than 6 inches
1983/07/21 Rainbow Trout 12,320 Greater than 6 inches
1983/06/23 Rainbow Trout 10,080 Greater than 6 inches
1983/06/22 Sockeye Salmon 204,800 Less than 6 inches
1983/06/21 Sockeye Salmon 276,000 Less than 6 inches
1982/08/19 Rainbow Trout 10,120 Greater than 6 inches
1982/06/28 Rainbow Trout 10,560 Greater than 6 inches
1981/08/20 Rainbow Trout 3,360 Greater than 6 inches
1981/07/14 Rainbow Trout 2,760 Greater than 6 inches
1981/06/25 Rainbow Trout 3,510 Greater than 6 inches
1981/06/15 Rainbow Trout 3,510 Greater than 6 inches
1981/05/22 Rainbow Trout 7,200 Greater than 6 inches
1980/08/26 Rainbow Trout 3,960 Greater than 6 inches
1980/08/20 Rainbow Trout 2,880 Greater than 6 inches
1980/07/02 Rainbow Trout 6,840 Greater than 6 inches
1980/06/03 Rainbow Trout 7,560 Greater than 6 inches
1979/08/13 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches
1979/07/25 Rainbow Trout 6,880 Greater than 6 inches
1979/06/20 Rainbow Trout 7,920 Greater than 6 inches
1979/05/25 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1979/05/23 Rainbow Trout 4,480 Greater than 6 inches
1978/08/16 Rainbow Trout 5,228 Less than 6 inches
1978/06/28 Rainbow Trout 7,600 Greater than 6 inches
1978/05/24 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
1977/08/31 Rainbow Trout 29,480 Less than 6 inches
1977/08/04 Rainbow Trout 1,700 Greater than 6 inches
1977/07/27 Rainbow Trout 11,533 Greater than 6 inches
1977/07/22 Rainbow Trout 2,990 Greater than 6 inches
1977/07/13 Rainbow Trout 2,933 Greater than 6 inches
1977/06/29 Rainbow Trout 1,995 Greater than 6 inches
1977/06/20 Rainbow Trout 2,875 Greater than 6 inches
1977/05/24 Rainbow Trout 2,200 Greater than 6 inches
1977/05/03 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches
1977/05/02 Rainbow Trout 2,600 Greater than 6 inches
1976/08/10 Rainbow Trout 7,020 Greater than 6 inches
1976/07/28 Rainbow Trout 4,410 Greater than 6 inches
1976/07/27 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches
1976/06/30 Rainbow Trout 6,705 Greater than 6 inches
1976/06/01 Rainbow Trout 7,200 Greater than 6 inches
1975/08/07 Rainbow Trout 2,046 Greater than 6 inches
1975/08/06 Rainbow Trout 4,950 Greater than 6 inches
1975/07/17 Rainbow Trout 8,100 Greater than 6 inches
1975/06/26 Rainbow Trout 4,680 Greater than 6 inches
1975/06/22 Rainbow Trout 4,875 Greater than 6 inches
1974/06/26 Rainbow Trout 8,085 Greater than 6 inches
1974/06/04 Rainbow Trout 8,670 Greater than 6 inches
1974/05/31 Rainbow Trout 3,300 Greater than 6 inches
1973/07/09 Rainbow Trout 10,080 Greater than 6 inches
1973/06/20 Rainbow Trout 12,300 Greater than 6 inches
1973/05/24 Rainbow Trout 8,960 Greater than 6 inches
1973/05/21 Rainbow Trout 7,680 Greater than 6 inches
1972/07/13 Rainbow Trout 10,150 Greater than 6 inches
1972/06/21 Rainbow Trout 11,200 Greater than 6 inches
1972/06/07 Rainbow Trout 4,725 Greater than 6 inches
1972/06/02 Rainbow Trout 3,413 Greater than 6 inches
1971/07/29 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches
1971/07/15 Rainbow Trout 7,200 Greater than 6 inches
1971/06/24 Rainbow Trout 10,500 Greater than 6 inches
1971/06/09 Rainbow Trout 4,900 Greater than 6 inches
1971/06/02 Rainbow Trout 5,075 Greater than 6 inches
1970/07/23 Rainbow Trout 10,000 Greater than 6 inches
1970/06/22 Rainbow Trout 10,150 Greater than 6 inches
1970/06/02 Rainbow Trout 13,440 Greater than 6 inches
1969/07/23 Rainbow Trout 10,500 Less than 6 inches
1969/06/18 Rainbow Trout 10,325 Greater than 6 inches
1969/05/22 Rainbow Trout 9,990 Greater than 6 inches
1968/07/10 Rainbow Trout 10,150 Greater than 6 inches
1968/06/26 Kokanee 196,000 Less than 6 inches
1968/06/20 Rainbow Trout 2,200 Greater than 6 inches
1968/06/18 Rainbow Trout 4,080 Greater than 6 inches
1968/06/17 Rainbow Trout 4,080 Greater than 6 inches
1968/05/27 Rainbow Trout 10,260 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

No Special Rules for Alturas Lake.
Salmon Region Bag Limits
Bass (Largemouth and Smallmouth)

  • No bag, size or possession limits

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 25

Salmon

  • Spring and summer Chinook Salmon seasons and limits are set by the Idaho Fish and Game Commission and issued in separate brochures
  • Seasons and limits for fall Chinook Salmon and Coho Salmon can be found here
  • Sockeye Salmon limit is 0 and fishing for or targeting Sockeye Salmon is illegal
  • 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 the Lemhi and Pahsimeroi rivers, lakes and reservoirs, and ponds)
  • Fishing for or targeting steelhead is prohibited unless a steelhead season is specifically opened for that water (see fishing regulationsfor 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 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

Tiger Muskie

  • Tiger Muskie limit is 2, none under 40 inches

Trout includes Lake Trout, Golden Trout, Arctic Grayling, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout, Sunapee Trout and trout hybrids (e.g. Tiger Trout)

  • Trout limit is 6, all species combined
  • Chinook Salmon and steelhead placed in ponds are counted in the trout bag limit
  • 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 including Pacific Lamprey

  • May not be harvested or possessed

All Other Fish Species includes bullfrogs and crayfish

  • No bag, size or possession limit
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