Redfish Lake

Flows into the Redfish Lake Creek

  • Recommended Fishing Water

Redfish Lake in Custer County is 1,504.8 acres.

Facilities

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

Recommended Game Fish

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
10/26/2017 Sockeye Salmon 49,642 Less than 6 inches
10/19/2017 Sockeye Salmon 189,646 Less than 6 inches
9/21/2016 Sockeye Salmon 23 Adults
9/14/2016 Sockeye Salmon 213 Adults
9/13/2016 Sockeye Salmon 786 Adults
9/16/2014 Sockeye Salmon 282 Adults
9/10/2014 Sockeye Salmon 991 Adults
9/10/2014 Sockeye Salmon 23 Greater than 6 inches
9/18/2013 Sockeye Salmon 64 Greater than 6 inches
9/16/2013 Sockeye Salmon 271 Adults
9/16/2013 Sockeye Salmon 11 Greater than 6 inches
9/19/2012 Sockeye Salmon 504 Adults
9/15/2012 Sockeye Salmon 112 Adults
9/12/2012 Sockeye Salmon 234 Adults
7/13/2012 Sockeye Salmon 22,708 Less than 6 inches
9/16/2011 Sockeye Salmon 328 Adults
9/15/2011 Sockeye Salmon 640 Adults
9/14/2011 Sockeye Salmon 350 Adults
9/13/2011 Sockeye Salmon 34 Adults
9/13/2011 Sockeye Salmon 196 Greater than 6 inches
7/12/2011 Sockeye Salmon 50,054 Less than 6 inches
10/7/2010 Sockeye Salmon 31,413 Less than 6 inches
9/16/2010 Sockeye Salmon 198 Adults
9/15/2010 Sockeye Salmon 174 Adults
8/11/2010 Sockeye Salmon 1,210 Adults
10/16/2009 Sockeye Salmon 112 Adults
10/7/2009 Sockeye Salmon 34,561 Less than 6 inches
9/16/2009 Sockeye Salmon 297 Adults
9/11/2009 Sockeye Salmon 322 Adults
9/9/2009 Sockeye Salmon 304 Adults
9/8/2009 Sockeye Salmon 311 Adults
10/8/2008 Sockeye Salmon 57,096 Less than 6 inches
9/17/2008 Sockeye Salmon 255 Adults
9/16/2008 Sockeye Salmon 303 Adults
9/10/2008 Sockeye Salmon 254 Adults
9/2/2008 Sockeye Salmon 56 Adults
10/3/2007 Sockeye Salmon 62,015 Less than 6 inches
9/10/2007 Sockeye Salmon 41 Adults
9/6/2007 Sockeye Salmon 90 Adults
9/5/2007 Sockeye Salmon 363 Adults
10/3/2006 Sockeye Salmon 61,804 Less than 6 inches
9/8/2006 Sockeye Salmon 464 Adults
10/6/2005 Sockeye Salmon 39,870 Less than 6 inches
9/7/2005 Sockeye Salmon 173 Adults
10/5/2004 Sockeye Salmon 79,887 Less than 6 inches
9/10/2004 Sockeye Salmon 27 Adults
9/7/2004 Sockeye Salmon 214 Adults
10/7/2003 Sockeye Salmon 59,810 Less than 6 inches
9/17/2003 Sockeye Salmon 35 Adults
9/16/2003 Sockeye Salmon 232 Adults
9/15/2003 Sockeye Salmon 96 Adults
10/7/2002 Sockeye Salmon 45,001 Less than 6 inches
9/12/2002 Sockeye Salmon 42 Adults
9/11/2002 Sockeye Salmon 148 Adults
8/29/2002 Sockeye Salmon 30,500 Less than 6 inches
8/28/2002 Sockeye Salmon 31,000 Less than 6 inches
10/10/2001 Sockeye Salmon 41,474 Less than 6 inches
10/9/2001 Sockeye Salmon 41,529 Less than 6 inches
9/10/2001 Sockeye Salmon 40 Adults
9/9/2001 Sockeye Salmon 33 Adults
10/11/2000 Sockeye Salmon 48,051 Less than 6 inches
9/7/2000 Sockeye Salmon 94 Adults
9/6/2000 Sockeye Salmon 36 Adults
9/5/2000 Sockeye Salmon 36 Adults
10/13/1999 Sockeye Salmon 23,886 Less than 6 inches
9/15/1999 Sockeye Salmon 3 Adults
10/14/1998 Sockeye Salmon 39,418 Less than 6 inches
10/1/1998 Sockeye Salmon 55,830 Less than 6 inches
11/25/1997 Sockeye Salmon 28,632 Eyed Eggs
11/20/1997 Sockeye Salmon 28,892 Eyed Eggs
11/18/1997 Sockeye Salmon 27,854 Eyed Eggs
10/21/1997 Sockeye Salmon 63,112 Less than 6 inches
10/15/1997 Sockeye Salmon 68,369 Less than 6 inches
9/12/1997 Sockeye Salmon 36 Adults
9/5/1997 Sockeye Salmon 40 Adults
7/14/1997 Sockeye Salmon 13,136 Less than 6 inches
6/30/1997 Sockeye Salmon 8,616 Less than 6 inches
11/27/1996 Sockeye Salmon 35,000 Eyed Eggs
11/21/1996 Sockeye Salmon 35,000 Eyed Eggs
11/13/1996 Sockeye Salmon 35,000 Eyed Eggs
10/7/1996 Sockeye Salmon 22 Adults
10/7/1996 Sockeye Salmon 1,926 Less than 6 inches
9/10/1996 Sockeye Salmon 100 Adults
9/9/1996 Sockeye Salmon 20 Adults
10/10/1995 Sockeye Salmon 29,021 Less than 6 inches
10/5/1995 Sockeye Salmon 26,872 Less than 6 inches
6/29/1995 Sockeye Salmon 11,594 Less than 6 inches
6/28/1995 Sockeye Salmon 15,585 Less than 6 inches
11/23/1994 Sockeye Salmon 2,989 Less than 6 inches
10/5/1994 Sockeye Salmon 19 Adults
9/10/1994 Sockeye Salmon 16 Adults
8/11/1994 Sockeye Salmon 17 Adults
8/9/1994 Sockeye Salmon 54 Adults
8/3/1994 Sockeye Salmon 11,130 Less than 6 inches
8/20/1992 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/5/1992 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/21/1991 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches
8/9/1991 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/23/1991 Rainbow Trout 3,500 Greater than 6 inches
7/11/1991 Rainbow Trout 3,500 Greater than 6 inches
6/27/1991 Rainbow Trout 3,001 Greater than 6 inches
6/13/1991 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/1991 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/28/1990 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/15/1990 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/30/1990 Rainbow Trout 1,100 Greater than 6 inches
7/24/1990 Rainbow Trout 2,742 Greater than 6 inches
7/16/1990 Rainbow Trout 100 Adults
7/16/1990 Rainbow Trout 3,158 Greater than 6 inches
6/21/1990 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/14/1990 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/16/1990 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/20/1989 Rainbow Trout 3,500 Greater than 6 inches
7/19/1989 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
6/22/1989 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
6/20/1989 Rainbow Trout 4,803 Greater than 6 inches
5/9/1989 Rainbow Trout 4,320 Greater than 6 inches
7/25/1988 Rainbow Trout 3,240 Greater than 6 inches
7/11/1988 Rainbow Trout 3,360 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/1988 Rainbow Trout 3,360 Greater than 6 inches
6/20/1988 Rainbow Trout 3,360 Greater than 6 inches
6/6/1988 Rainbow Trout 3,300 Greater than 6 inches
5/23/1988 Rainbow Trout 3,960 Greater than 6 inches
8/5/1987 Rainbow Trout 2,228 Greater than 6 inches
7/16/1987 Rainbow Trout 4,030 Greater than 6 inches
6/5/1987 Rainbow Trout 5,100 Greater than 6 inches
5/12/1987 Rainbow Trout 10,005 Greater than 6 inches
4/29/1987 Sockeye Salmon 13,800 Less than 6 inches
8/28/1986 Rainbow Trout 6,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/24/1986 Rainbow Trout 12,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/24/1986 Rainbow Trout 12,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/1986 Rainbow Trout 3,105 Greater than 6 inches
5/17/1986 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/16/1986 Sockeye Salmon 850 Less than 6 inches
8/8/1985 Rainbow Trout 17,220 Greater than 6 inches
6/21/1985 Rainbow Trout 11,840 Greater than 6 inches
5/12/1985 Rainbow Trout 2,043 Greater than 6 inches
5/8/1985 Rainbow Trout 4,300 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/1984 Rainbow Trout 14,800 Greater than 6 inches
5/25/1984 Rainbow Trout 1,400 Greater than 6 inches
5/23/1984 Rainbow Trout 16,100 Greater than 6 inches
8/23/1983 Rainbow Trout 3,040 Greater than 6 inches
7/21/1983 Rainbow Trout 7,740 Greater than 6 inches
6/22/1983 Rainbow Trout 14,790 Less than 6 inches
5/27/1983 Rainbow Trout 7,560 Less than 6 inches
5/26/1983 Rainbow Trout 7,280 Less than 6 inches
8/19/1982 Rainbow Trout 5,060 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/1982 Rainbow Trout 27,720 Greater than 6 inches
5/27/1982 Rainbow Trout 6,235 Greater than 6 inches
7/20/1981 Rainbow Trout 27,300 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/1981 Rainbow Trout 9,900 Greater than 6 inches
8/27/1980 Rainbow Trout 12,960 Greater than 6 inches
8/26/1980 Rainbow Trout 11,880 Greater than 6 inches
7/2/1980 Rainbow Trout 13,680 Greater than 6 inches
6/3/1980 Rainbow Trout 1,620 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/1980 Rainbow Trout 3,780 Greater than 6 inches
8/13/1979 Rainbow Trout 7,920 Greater than 6 inches
7/25/1979 Rainbow Trout 8,120 Greater than 6 inches
6/21/1979 Rainbow Trout 2,640 Greater than 6 inches
6/20/1979 Rainbow Trout 9,900 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/1979 Rainbow Trout 12,600 Greater than 6 inches
8/21/1978 Rainbow Trout 8,820 Greater than 6 inches
8/2/1978 Rainbow Trout 1,232 Greater than 6 inches
7/27/1978 Rainbow Trout 6,813 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/1978 Rainbow Trout 6,720 Greater than 6 inches
6/27/1978 Rainbow Trout 4,160 Greater than 6 inches
5/25/1978 Rainbow Trout 12,600 Greater than 6 inches
8/4/1977 Rainbow Trout 3,570 Greater than 6 inches
8/3/1977 Rainbow Trout 6,290 Greater than 6 inches
8/1/1977 Rainbow Trout 2,520 Greater than 6 inches
7/26/1977 Rainbow Trout 15,050 Greater than 6 inches
7/21/1977 Rainbow Trout 5,980 Greater than 6 inches
7/6/1977 Rainbow Trout 3,120 Greater than 6 inches
6/29/1977 Rainbow Trout 2,280 Greater than 6 inches
6/23/1977 Rainbow Trout 2,875 Greater than 6 inches
6/14/1977 Rainbow Trout 2,520 Greater than 6 inches
5/18/1977 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches
5/3/1977 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches
5/2/1977 Rainbow Trout 3,080 Greater than 6 inches
4/29/1977 Rainbow Trout 7,600 Greater than 6 inches
8/9/1976 Rainbow Trout 10,450 Greater than 6 inches
7/30/1976 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
7/28/1976 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
7/27/1976 Rainbow Trout 6,720 Greater than 6 inches
7/2/1976 Rainbow Trout 3,120 Greater than 6 inches
7/1/1976 Rainbow Trout 3,180 Greater than 6 inches
6/29/1976 Rainbow Trout 5,760 Greater than 6 inches
5/18/1976 Rainbow Trout 8,074 Greater than 6 inches
5/17/1976 Rainbow Trout 7,975 Greater than 6 inches
8/6/1975 Rainbow Trout 10,050 Greater than 6 inches
7/16/1975 Rainbow Trout 15,040 Greater than 6 inches
6/9/1975 Rainbow Trout 5,180 Greater than 6 inches
6/6/1975 Rainbow Trout 5,180 Greater than 6 inches
6/5/1975 Rainbow Trout 5,358 Greater than 6 inches
7/18/1974 Rainbow Trout 10,005 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/1974 Rainbow Trout 10,065 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/1974 Rainbow Trout 7,500 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/1974 Rainbow Trout 7,500 Greater than 6 inches
7/10/1973 Rainbow Trout 15,370 Greater than 6 inches
6/21/1973 Rainbow Trout 15,370 Greater than 6 inches
5/24/1973 Rainbow Trout 4,480 Greater than 6 inches
5/23/1973 Rainbow Trout 15,680 Greater than 6 inches
7/12/1972 Kokanee 51,435 Less than 6 inches
7/12/1972 Rainbow Trout 10,150 Greater than 6 inches
6/22/1972 Rainbow Trout 10,200 Greater than 6 inches
5/17/1972 Rainbow Trout 15,120 Greater than 6 inches
7/12/1971 Rainbow Trout 10,260 Greater than 6 inches
6/23/1971 Rainbow Trout 10,500 Greater than 6 inches
6/17/1971 Kokanee 45,900 Less than 6 inches
5/24/1971 Rainbow Trout 15,840 Greater than 6 inches
7/22/1970 Rainbow Trout 10,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/23/1970 Rainbow Trout 10,150 Greater than 6 inches
6/1/1970 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches
5/28/1970 Rainbow Trout 4,900 Greater than 6 inches
5/27/1970 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches
7/23/1969 Rainbow Trout 10,140 Greater than 6 inches
6/17/1969 Rainbow Trout 4,950 Greater than 6 inches
6/16/1969 Rainbow Trout 5,025 Greater than 6 inches
5/15/1969 Rainbow Trout 5,120 Greater than 6 inches
5/14/1969 Rainbow Trout 4,900 Greater than 6 inches
5/13/1969 Rainbow Trout 5,100 Greater than 6 inches
7/9/1968 Rainbow Trout 9,990 Greater than 6 inches
6/20/1968 Rainbow Trout 10,150 Greater than 6 inches
5/27/1968 Rainbow Trout 15,200 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

Redfish Lake
  • January 1 through August 7 - Salmon Region general rules apply
  • August 8 through December 31 - kokanee limit is 0, catch-and-release
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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