Hazard Creek

Tributary of the Little Salmon River

    Hazard Creek in Idaho County is 16.2 miles in length.

    Species Observed in Surveys

    Fish Stocking Records

    Date Species Quantity General Size
    4/3/2009 Steelhead 51,797 Greater than 6 inches
    4/2/2007 Steelhead 47,014 Greater than 6 inches
    4/1/2005 Steelhead 44,795 Greater than 6 inches
    4/7/2004 Steelhead 42,001 Greater than 6 inches
    4/7/2003 Steelhead 71,098 Greater than 6 inches
    4/12/2002 Steelhead 42,620 Greater than 6 inches
    4/6/2001 Rainbow Trout 50,557 Greater than 6 inches
    11/16/1999 Steelhead 300 Adults
    5/6/1999 Steelhead (Snake River - B Run) 12,800 Greater than 6 inches
    5/1/1999 Steelhead 42,790 Greater than 6 inches
    4/30/1999 Steelhead 43,037 Greater than 6 inches
    4/29/1999 Steelhead 42,460 Greater than 6 inches
    4/28/1999 Steelhead 43,633 Greater than 6 inches
    4/16/1999 Steelhead (Snake River - B Run) 22,220 Greater than 6 inches
    4/15/1999 Steelhead (Snake River - B Run) 89,810 Greater than 6 inches
    4/14/1999 Steelhead (Snake River - B Run) 101,665 Greater than 6 inches
    4/13/1999 Steelhead (Snake River - B Run) 96,000 Greater than 6 inches
    4/12/1999 Steelhead (Snake River - B Run) 43,680 Greater than 6 inches
    4/30/1997 Steelhead 45,815 Greater than 6 inches
    4/29/1997 Steelhead 49,000 Greater than 6 inches
    4/12/1996 Steelhead (Snake River - B Run) 21,500 Less than 6 inches
    4/11/1996 Steelhead (Snake River - B Run) 91,020 Greater than 6 inches
    4/10/1996 Steelhead (Snake River - B Run) 111,102 Greater than 6 inches
    4/9/1996 Steelhead (Snake River - B Run) 85,349 Greater than 6 inches
    4/8/1996 Steelhead (Snake River - B Run) 94,310 Greater than 6 inches
    8/18/1971 Rainbow Trout 820 Greater than 6 inches
    7/10/1969 Rainbow Trout 1,280 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 Hazard 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 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 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 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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