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