Forage Lake

Spokane River Drainage

    Forage Lake in Shoshone County is 12.4 acres.

    Fish Stocking Records

    Date Species Quantity General Size
    9/25/2017 Golden Trout 2,100 Less than 6 inches
    9/29/2015 Golden Trout 2,100 Less than 6 inches
    9/20/2013 Golden Trout 2,600 Less than 6 inches
    9/15/2011 Golden Trout 2,100 Less than 6 inches
    9/11/2006 Golden Trout 2,100 Less than 6 inches
    9/25/2004 Golden Trout 1,000 Less than 6 inches
    8/1/2003 Arctic Grayling 2,100 Less than 6 inches
    8/9/2001 Golden Trout 2,100 Less than 6 inches
    8/28/1999 Golden Trout 2,000 Less than 6 inches
    8/4/1997 Arctic Grayling 700 Less than 6 inches
    9/11/1996 Golden Trout 3,250 Less than 6 inches
    8/9/1995 Arctic Grayling 670 Less than 6 inches
    8/13/1993 Arctic Grayling 3,250 Less than 6 inches
    7/17/1992 Arctic Grayling 600 Less than 6 inches
    9/25/1990 Golden Trout 3,250 Less than 6 inches
    8/30/1989 Golden Trout 2,000 Less than 6 inches
    8/11/1988 Arctic Grayling 3,250 Less than 6 inches
    10/6/1986 Golden Trout 3,150 Less than 6 inches
    9/26/1979 Golden Trout 3,330 Less than 6 inches
    9/12/1977 Golden Trout 4,000 Less than 6 inches
    8/1/1969 Cutthroat Trout 3,432 Less 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 Forage Lake.
    Panhandle Region Bag Limits
    Bass (Largemouth and Smallmouth)
    • Bass limit is 6, both species combined
    Brook Trout
    • Brook Trout limit is 25
    Bull Trout
    • Bull Trout limit is 0, catch-and-release
    Burbot
    • Burbot limit is 6
    Chinook Salmon (land-locked)
    • Chinook Salmon limit is 2, none under 20 inches
    Kokanee
    • Kokanee limit is 15
    Sturgeon
    • Fishing for or targeting sturgeon in the Kootenai River is illegal
    Tiger Muskie
    • Tiger Muskie limit is 2, none under 40 inches
    Trout includes Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Golden Trout, Lake Trout, Rainbow Trout, Splake, Artic Grayling, trout hybrids (e.g. Tiger Trout)
    • Trout limit is 6, all species combined
    • Does not include Bull Trout and Brook Trout which are listed separately
    Whitefish
    • Whitefish limit is 25
    All Other Fish Species includes bullfrogs and crayfish
    • No bag, size or possession limit
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