Grimes Creek

Tributary of the Mores Creek

  • Recommended Fishing Water

Grimes Creek in Boise County is 42.9 miles in length.

This stream is relatively warm for a trout stream. Small to medium-sized wild fish exist as do hatchery stocked catchable rainbow trout. It is best fished shortly after high water or in the early fall.

Facilities

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

Recommended Game Fish

Species Observed in Surveys

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
6/12/2020 Rainbow Trout 1,008 Greater than 6 inches
5/27/2020 Rainbow Trout 998 Greater than 6 inches
6/11/2019 Rainbow Trout 1,031 Greater than 6 inches
5/29/2019 Rainbow Trout 995 Greater than 6 inches
6/13/2018 Rainbow Trout 986 Greater than 6 inches
5/23/2018 Rainbow Trout 1,004 Greater than 6 inches
7/5/2017 Rainbow Trout 1,042 Greater than 6 inches
6/20/2017 Rainbow Trout 1,002 Greater than 6 inches
7/7/2016 Rainbow Trout 1,007 Greater than 6 inches
6/16/2016 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/24/2016 Rainbow Trout 1,020 Greater than 6 inches
7/21/2015 Rainbow Trout 982 Greater than 6 inches
7/9/2015 Rainbow Trout 1,023 Greater than 6 inches
6/11/2015 Rainbow Trout 1,017 Greater than 6 inches
5/19/2015 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/1/2014 Rainbow Trout 1,053 Greater than 6 inches
6/17/2014 Rainbow Trout 999 Greater than 6 inches
5/29/2014 Rainbow Trout 1,026 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/2013 Rainbow Trout 972 Greater than 6 inches
6/10/2013 Rainbow Trout 1,050 Greater than 6 inches
5/23/2013 Rainbow Trout 1,012 Greater than 6 inches
7/16/2012 Rainbow Trout 994 Greater than 6 inches
6/26/2012 Rainbow Trout 1,057 Greater than 6 inches
6/13/2012 Rainbow Trout 659 Greater than 6 inches
5/23/2012 Rainbow Trout 1,550 Greater than 6 inches
7/19/2011 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
6/23/2011 Rainbow Trout 1,552 Greater than 6 inches
7/13/2010 Rainbow Trout 1,462 Greater than 6 inches
6/22/2010 Rainbow Trout 2,438 Greater than 6 inches
7/7/2009 Rainbow Trout 1,312 Greater than 6 inches
6/18/2009 Rainbow Trout 1,008 Greater than 6 inches
8/4/2008 Rainbow Trout 520 Greater than 6 inches
7/9/2008 Rainbow Trout 1,138 Greater than 6 inches
7/2/2008 Rainbow Trout 525 Greater than 6 inches
6/17/2008 Rainbow Trout 1,036 Greater than 6 inches
7/9/2007 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/2007 Rainbow Trout 1,600 Greater than 6 inches
5/25/2007 Rainbow Trout 610 Greater than 6 inches
7/11/2006 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
6/21/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,350 Greater than 6 inches
7/12/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,242 Greater than 6 inches
6/20/2005 Rainbow Trout 680 Greater than 6 inches
5/26/2005 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/10/2004 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
5/20/2004 Rainbow Trout 640 Greater than 6 inches
7/14/2003 Rainbow Trout 876 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/2003 Rainbow Trout 798 Greater than 6 inches
6/18/2003 Rainbow Trout 614 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/2003 Rainbow Trout 558 Greater than 6 inches
8/2/2002 Rainbow Trout 825 Greater than 6 inches
7/2/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
6/14/2002 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/2002 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
7/10/2001 Rainbow Trout 650 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/2001 Rainbow Trout 520 Greater than 6 inches
6/6/2001 Rainbow Trout 732 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/2001 Rainbow Trout 585 Greater than 6 inches
8/3/1999 Rainbow Trout 855 Greater than 6 inches
7/12/1999 Rainbow Trout 740 Greater than 6 inches
6/22/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,155 Greater than 6 inches
8/4/1998 Rainbow Trout 1,230 Greater than 6 inches
7/20/1998 Rainbow Trout 300 Adults
6/30/1998 Rainbow Trout 330 Greater than 6 inches
6/4/1998 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
8/7/1997 Rainbow Trout 575 Greater than 6 inches
7/22/1997 Rainbow Trout 560 Greater than 6 inches
7/1/1997 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
6/18/1997 Rainbow Trout 680 Greater than 6 inches
8/7/1996 Rainbow Trout 840 Greater than 6 inches
7/25/1996 Rainbow Trout 475 Greater than 6 inches
7/15/1996 Rainbow Trout 700 Greater than 6 inches
7/3/1996 Rainbow Trout 675 Greater than 6 inches
6/20/1996 Rainbow Trout 1,050 Greater than 6 inches
8/11/1995 Rainbow Trout 485 Greater than 6 inches
7/25/1995 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/18/1995 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
7/7/1995 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
6/22/1995 Rainbow Trout 700 Greater than 6 inches
7/14/1994 Rainbow Trout 525 Greater than 6 inches
6/29/1994 Rainbow Trout 560 Greater than 6 inches
6/17/1994 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
5/24/1994 Rainbow Trout 630 Greater than 6 inches
8/11/1993 Rainbow Trout 478 Greater than 6 inches
7/28/1993 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/13/1993 Cutbow - Cutthroat x Rainbow Trout 280 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/1993 Cutbow - Cutthroat x Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/10/1993 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
7/20/1992 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
7/6/1992 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
6/16/1992 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
6/5/1992 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/1992 Rainbow Trout 923 Greater than 6 inches
7/12/1991 Rainbow Trout 920 Greater than 6 inches
6/26/1991 Rainbow Trout 942 Greater than 6 inches
6/14/1991 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/1991 Rainbow Trout 648 Greater than 6 inches
7/17/1990 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
6/19/1990 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
6/6/1990 Rainbow Trout 924 Greater than 6 inches
5/17/1990 Rainbow Trout 1,303 Greater than 6 inches
7/28/1989 Rainbow Trout 464 Greater than 6 inches
7/11/1989 Rainbow Trout 465 Greater than 6 inches
6/26/1989 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/1989 Rainbow Trout 1,504 Greater than 6 inches
7/18/1988 Rainbow Trout 405 Greater than 6 inches
6/24/1988 Rainbow Trout 1,035 Greater than 6 inches
6/16/1988 Rainbow Trout 1,040 Greater than 6 inches
5/26/1988 Rainbow Trout 1,520 Greater than 6 inches
8/10/1987 Rainbow Trout 1,080 Greater than 6 inches
7/20/1987 Rainbow Trout 1,330 Greater than 6 inches
6/26/1987 Rainbow Trout 3,018 Greater than 6 inches
6/12/1987 Rainbow Trout 2,975 Greater than 6 inches
5/19/1987 Rainbow Trout 1,658 Greater than 6 inches
8/22/1986 Rainbow Trout 1,943 Greater than 6 inches
7/22/1986 Rainbow Trout 3,003 Greater than 6 inches
7/2/1986 Rainbow Trout 2,025 Greater than 6 inches
6/17/1986 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Less than 6 inches
5/21/1986 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/27/1985 Rainbow Trout 700 Greater than 6 inches
8/21/1985 Rainbow Trout 1,925 Greater than 6 inches
8/7/1985 Rainbow Trout 1,850 Greater than 6 inches
7/16/1985 Rainbow Trout 1,920 Greater than 6 inches
6/26/1985 Rainbow Trout 1,700 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/1985 Rainbow Trout 2,013 Greater than 6 inches
8/16/1984 Rainbow Trout 2,940 Greater than 6 inches
7/25/1984 Rainbow Trout 3,600 Greater than 6 inches
6/26/1984 Rainbow Trout 3,800 Greater than 6 inches
9/1/1983 Rainbow Trout 2,450 Greater than 6 inches
8/9/1983 Rainbow Trout 3,780 Less than 6 inches
7/14/1983 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/1983 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
8/12/1982 Rainbow Trout 2,475 Greater than 6 inches
7/29/1982 Rainbow Trout 1,700 Greater than 6 inches
6/21/1982 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches
8/4/1981 Rainbow Trout 4,875 Greater than 6 inches
7/16/1981 Rainbow Trout 3,200 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/1981 Rainbow Trout 2,450 Greater than 6 inches
7/22/1980 Rainbow Trout 5,300 Greater than 6 inches
6/5/1980 Rainbow Trout 3,720 Greater than 6 inches
7/16/1979 Rainbow Trout 4,500 Greater than 6 inches
6/5/1979 Rainbow Trout 2,760 Greater than 6 inches
3/20/1979 Kokanee 65,400 Less than 6 inches
8/3/1978 Rainbow Trout 3,840 Greater than 6 inches
6/22/1978 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/12/1977 Rainbow Trout 3,150 Greater than 6 inches
5/18/1977 Rainbow Trout 2,736 Greater than 6 inches
4/13/1977 Rainbow Trout 2,175 Greater than 6 inches
7/30/1976 Rainbow Trout 2,970 Greater than 6 inches
7/14/1976 Rainbow Trout 2,340 Greater than 6 inches
6/10/1976 Rainbow Trout 4,440 Greater than 6 inches
8/7/1975 Rainbow Trout 3,198 Greater than 6 inches
7/23/1975 Rainbow Trout 3,240 Greater than 6 inches
7/3/1975 Rainbow Trout 2,683 Greater than 6 inches
7/29/1974 Rainbow Trout 4,080 Less than 6 inches
7/2/1974 Rainbow Trout 2,310 Greater than 6 inches
7/3/1973 Rainbow Trout 3,125 Less than 6 inches
5/31/1973 Rainbow Trout 3,300 Greater than 6 inches
5/10/1973 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
7/27/1972 Rainbow Trout 3,690 Greater than 6 inches
6/26/1972 Rainbow Trout 3,848 Greater than 6 inches
8/19/1971 Rainbow Trout 2,960 Greater than 6 inches
7/6/1971 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
8/27/1970 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches
6/3/1970 Rainbow Trout 1,680 Greater than 6 inches
5/27/1970 Rainbow Trout 1,600 Greater than 6 inches
8/12/1969 Rainbow Trout 3,010 Greater than 6 inches
6/26/1969 Rainbow Trout 4,800 Greater than 6 inches
5/29/1969 Rainbow Trout 4,800 Greater than 6 inches
6/27/1968 Rainbow Trout 2,340 Greater than 6 inches
5/28/1968 Rainbow Trout 1,235 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 Grimes Creek.
Southwest Region Bag Limits
Bass (Largemouth and Smallmouth)
  • Bass limit is 6, both species combined
  • None under 12 inches
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 6
Salmon (ocean-going)
  • Salmon seasons and limits are set annually by the Idaho Fish and Game Commission and 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 lakes and Reservoirs). Between Hells Canyon Dam and Oxbow Dam and the Boise River from its mouth upstream to Barber Dam during steelhead seasons, steelhead are Rainbow Trout over twenty (20) inches in length with the adipose fin clipped (as evidenced by a healed scar)
  • 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 Brown Trout, Lake Trout, Golden Trout, Arctic Grayling, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout, land-locked Chinook and Coho Salmon, 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
  • 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 includes 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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