Pettit Lake

Flows into the Pettit Lake Creek

  • Recommended Fishing Water

Pettit Lake in Blaine County is 400.5 acres.

Facilities

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

Recommended Game Fish

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
9/13/2016 Sockeye Salmon 100 Adults
9/16/2014 Sockeye Salmon 98 Adults
7/13/2011 Rainbow Trout 1,485 Greater than 6 inches
6/21/2011 Rainbow Trout 1,620 Greater than 6 inches
10/7/2010 Sockeye Salmon 18,075 Less than 6 inches
6/30/2010 Rainbow Trout 1,490 Greater than 6 inches
6/14/2010 Rainbow Trout 1,545 Greater than 6 inches
12/10/2009 Sockeye Salmon 36,158 Eyed Eggs
11/24/2009 Sockeye Salmon 18,150 Eyed Eggs
11/10/2009 Sockeye Salmon 2,601 Eyed Eggs
10/7/2009 Sockeye Salmon 14,983 Less than 6 inches
6/30/2009 Rainbow Trout 1,502 Greater than 6 inches
6/9/2009 Rainbow Trout 1,501 Greater than 6 inches
12/3/2008 Sockeye Salmon 43,306 Eyed Eggs
11/25/2008 Sockeye Salmon 24,678 Eyed Eggs
10/6/2008 Sockeye Salmon 10,048 Less than 6 inches
7/1/2008 Rainbow Trout 1,572 Greater than 6 inches
6/4/2008 Rainbow Trout 1,550 Greater than 6 inches
10/2/2007 Sockeye Salmon 10,113 Less than 6 inches
6/12/2007 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
12/6/2006 Sockeye Salmon 32,069 Eyed Eggs
11/21/2006 Sockeye Salmon 47,839 Eyed Eggs
10/2/2006 Sockeye Salmon 18,494 Less than 6 inches
6/20/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,595 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,550 Greater than 6 inches
11/30/2005 Sockeye Salmon 51,239 Eyed Eggs
10/5/2005 Sockeye Salmon 15,289 Less than 6 inches
5/18/2005 Rainbow Trout 860 Greater than 6 inches
5/17/2005 Rainbow Trout 2,149 Greater than 6 inches
12/1/2004 Sockeye Salmon 13,777 Eyed Eggs
11/24/2004 Sockeye Salmon 17,211 Eyed Eggs
11/10/2004 Sockeye Salmon 18,146 Eyed Eggs
10/6/2004 Sockeye Salmon 30,700 Less than 6 inches
6/29/2004 Rainbow Trout 3,060 Greater than 6 inches
5/25/2004 Rainbow Trout 1,550 Greater than 6 inches
12/10/2003 Sockeye Salmon 22,058 Eyed Eggs
12/3/2003 Sockeye Salmon 45,498 Eyed Eggs
11/25/2003 Sockeye Salmon 82,457 Eyed Eggs
10/6/2003 Sockeye Salmon 14,961 Less than 6 inches
6/30/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
6/11/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
12/5/2002 Sockeye Salmon 30,924 Eyed Eggs
10/8/2002 Sockeye Salmon 19,981 Less than 6 inches
8/27/2002 Sockeye Salmon 7,805 Less than 6 inches
6/28/2002 Rainbow Trout 2,001 Greater than 6 inches
6/3/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
10/9/2001 Sockeye Salmon 4,993 Less than 6 inches
8/28/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,001 Greater than 6 inches
7/31/2001 Sockeye Salmon 2,998 Less than 6 inches
7/27/2001 Sockeye Salmon 3,059 Less than 6 inches
7/10/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/12/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,005 Greater than 6 inches
11/30/2000 Sockeye Salmon 44,440 Eyed Eggs
11/29/2000 Sockeye Salmon 20,760 Eyed Eggs
10/11/2000 Sockeye Salmon 6,067 Less than 6 inches
9/7/2000 Sockeye Salmon 28 Adults
8/15/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/31/2000 Sockeye Salmon 6,007 Less than 6 inches
7/10/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
11/18/1999 Sockeye Salmon 20,143 Eyed Eggs
10/13/1999 Sockeye Salmon 3,430 Less than 6 inches
9/15/1999 Sockeye Salmon 18 Adults
8/20/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/26/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Less than 6 inches
8/6/1998 Rainbow Trout 640 Greater than 6 inches
7/30/1998 Sockeye Salmon 7,246 Less than 6 inches
7/20/1998 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/1998 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Less than 6 inches
9/9/1997 Sockeye Salmon 20 Adults
8/1/1997 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/3/1997 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/1/1997 Sockeye Salmon 8,649 Less than 6 inches
6/17/1997 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/7/1996 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
8/1/1996 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/1996 Rainbow Trout 771 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/1996 Rainbow Trout 700 Greater than 6 inches
6/19/1996 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/27/1995 Sockeye Salmon 8,572 Less than 6 inches
6/29/1995 Rainbow Trout 850 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/1995 Rainbow Trout 850 Greater than 6 inches
6/22/1995 Rainbow Trout 1,300 Greater than 6 inches
5/23/1995 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/3/1994 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/5/1994 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/7/1994 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/26/1994 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/24/1993 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
8/9/1993 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/26/1993 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/1993 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/18/1993 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/16/1990 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
6/18/1990 Rainbow Trout 1,523 Greater than 6 inches
6/21/1989 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
6/14/1989 Rainbow Trout 1,519 Greater than 6 inches
5/24/1989 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
5/23/1988 Rainbow Trout 2,002 Greater than 6 inches
7/2/1987 Rainbow Trout 1,002 Greater than 6 inches
6/15/1987 Rainbow Trout 1,002 Greater than 6 inches
5/19/1987 Rainbow Trout 2,001 Greater than 6 inches
5/27/1986 Rainbow Trout 3,610 Greater than 6 inches
7/19/1985 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/23/1985 Rainbow Trout 2,016 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/1984 Rainbow Trout 1,998 Greater than 6 inches
5/25/1984 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/23/1983 Rainbow Trout 2,016 Greater than 6 inches
6/22/1982 Rainbow Trout 4,455 Greater than 6 inches
7/2/1981 Rainbow Trout 3,740 Greater than 6 inches
6/10/1981 Rainbow Trout 1,150 Greater than 6 inches
8/20/1980 Rainbow Trout 3,960 Greater than 6 inches
7/23/1979 Rainbow Trout 2,250 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/1979 Rainbow Trout 3,150 Greater than 6 inches
6/29/1978 Rainbow Trout 3,120 Greater than 6 inches
5/25/1978 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/1977 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/4/1977 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches
7/12/1976 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/24/1976 Rainbow Trout 2,880 Greater than 6 inches
7/14/1975 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/10/1975 Rainbow Trout 2,080 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/1974 Rainbow Trout 2,040 Greater than 6 inches
5/30/1974 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/21/1973 Rainbow Trout 5,200 Greater than 6 inches
5/24/1973 Rainbow Trout 7,680 Greater than 6 inches
6/21/1972 Rainbow Trout 5,775 Greater than 6 inches
6/7/1972 Rainbow Trout 7,875 Greater than 6 inches
6/24/1971 Rainbow Trout 5,250 Greater than 6 inches
5/25/1971 Rainbow Trout 8,160 Greater than 6 inches
7/1/1970 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches
6/2/1970 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches
6/1/1970 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches
6/18/1969 Rainbow Trout 5,075 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/1969 Rainbow Trout 8,140 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/1968 Kokanee 79,100 Less than 6 inches
6/19/1968 Rainbow Trout 5,060 Greater than 6 inches
5/27/1968 Rainbow Trout 7,920 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 Pettit 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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