Tolo Lake

Salmon River Drainage

  • Recommended Fishing Water

Tolo Lake in Idaho County is 74.5 acres.

Tolo Lake provides fishing in the wide open Camas Prairie. It's easy to get to and supports a warm water fishery.

Facilities

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

Directions

Driving north on US Highway 95 a few miles past Whitebird Pass, turn left onto Lake Road. Drive 2 more miles and you're there.

Recommended Game Fish

Species Observed in Surveys

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
6/3/2019 Rainbow Trout 822 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/2019 Rainbow Trout 503 Greater than 6 inches
7/11/2018 Channel Catfish 100 Greater than 6 inches
6/5/2018 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
9/26/2017 Rainbow Trout 301 Greater than 6 inches
7/19/2017 Channel Catfish 100 Greater than 6 inches
5/17/2017 Rainbow Trout 292 Greater than 6 inches
7/13/2016 Channel Catfish 99 Greater than 6 inches
6/15/2016 Rainbow Trout 301 Greater than 6 inches
5/17/2016 Rainbow Trout 297 Greater than 6 inches
6/24/2015 Channel Catfish 101 Greater than 6 inches
6/22/2015 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
5/26/2015 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
7/16/2014 Channel Catfish 93 Greater than 6 inches
6/3/2014 Rainbow Trout 295 Greater than 6 inches
5/12/2014 Rainbow Trout 288 Greater than 6 inches
7/17/2013 Channel Catfish 205 Greater than 6 inches
5/23/2013 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
6/29/2012 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/2012 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
7/20/2011 Channel Catfish 198 Greater than 6 inches
5/31/2011 Rainbow Trout 299 Greater than 6 inches
5/10/2011 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
7/14/2010 Channel Catfish 204 Greater than 6 inches
7/15/2009 Channel Catfish 198 Greater than 6 inches
10/21/2008 Rainbow Trout 810 Greater than 6 inches
7/23/2008 Channel Catfish 202 Greater than 6 inches
7/10/2007 Channel Catfish 183 Greater than 6 inches
7/26/2006 Channel Catfish 200 Greater than 6 inches
8/10/2005 Channel Catfish 202 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/2005 Channel Catfish 202 Greater than 6 inches
5/20/2005 Largemouth Bass 60 Greater than 6 inches
9/22/2004 Channel Catfish 200 Greater than 6 inches
7/7/2003 Channel Catfish 98 Greater than 6 inches
7/7/2003 Largemouth Bass 104 Greater than 6 inches
10/29/1997 Rainbow Trout 2,568 Greater than 6 inches
10/23/1997 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches
10/3/1996 Rainbow Trout 4,950 Greater than 6 inches
Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

Licenses and Tags

Learn more about IDFG Licenses, Tags & Permits
 

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

Tolo Lake
  • Electric motors only
Clearwater Region Bag Limits
Bass (Largemouth and Smallmouth)
  • In rivers and streams, no bag, size or possession limits
  • In lakes and reservoirs, limit is 6, both species combined
Brook Trout
  • Brook Trout limit is 25
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 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 Snake River drainage below Hells Canyon Dam, the Salmon River drainage (excluding lakes and reservoirs), and the Clearwater River drainage (excluding that portion above Dworshak Dam, and lakes)
  • Fishing for or targeting steelhead is prohibited unless a steelhead season is specifically opened for that water (see fishing regulations)
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 Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout, and trout hybrids (e.g. Tiger Trout)
  • In rivers and streams, trout limit is 2, all species combined
  • In lakes, reservoirs, ditches and canals, trout limit is 6, all species combined
  • Does not include Bull Trout and Brook Trout which are listed separately
Whitefish
  • Whitefish limit is 25
Protected Nongame Fish includes Pacific Lamprey and Sand Roller
  • May not be harvested or possessed
All Other Fish Species includes bullfrogs and crayfish
  • No bag, size or possession limit
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