Cocolalla Lake

Flows into the Cocolalla Creek

  • Recommended Fishing Water

Cocolalla Lake in Bonner County is 803.7 acres.

Facilities

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

Recommended Game Fish

Species Observed in Surveys

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
2024/05/08 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,485 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2024/05/03 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,981 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2024/04/15 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 6,586 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2023/07/11 Channel Catfish 3,938 Catchable (6+ inches)
2023/06/02 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 1,410 Catchable (6+ inches)
2023/05/15 Westslope Cutthroat 875 Catchable (6+ inches)
2023/05/15 Westslope Cutthroat 1,200 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2023/05/12 Westslope Cutthroat 16,280 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2023/05/10 Westslope Cutthroat 1,720 Catchable (6+ inches)
2023/05/05 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 1,890 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2023/04/11 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 6,586 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2023/04/10 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 186 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2022/10/04 Westslope Cutthroat 656 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2022/07/12 Channel Catfish 3,996 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2022/05/27 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 640 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2022/05/20 Westslope Cutthroat 18,400 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2022/05/19 Westslope Cutthroat 34,600 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2022/04/13 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 2,660 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/04/12 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 6,603 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/10/25 Westslope Cutthroat 1,443 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/09/08 Westslope Cutthroat 1,020 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/09/07 Westslope Cutthroat 2,964 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2021/07/07 Channel Catfish 4,026 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/05/10 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 1,650 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2021/05/07 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 1,650 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2021/04/29 Westslope Cutthroat 20,000 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2021/04/20 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 6,680 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2020/07/16 Channel Catfish 3,963 Catchable (6+ inches)
2020/05/11 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 1,222 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2020/05/11 Westslope Cutthroat - Triploid 5,617 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2020/05/08 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 2,075 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2020/05/04 Westslope Cutthroat - Triploid 22,470 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2020/04/08 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 6,566 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2019/09/20 Westslope Cutthroat 26,832 Fry (0-3 inches)
2019/07/23 Channel Catfish 4,005 Catchable (6+ inches)
2019/05/23 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 2,598 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2019/05/07 Westslope Cutthroat 26,790 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2019/04/11 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 190 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2019/04/09 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 6,488 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2018/07/11 Channel Catfish 3,984 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/05/25 Westslope Cutthroat 12,550 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2018/05/24 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 9,024 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/05/22 Westslope Cutthroat 27,900 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2017/07/19 Channel Catfish 7,986 Catchable (6+ inches)
2017/05/10 Westslope Cutthroat 23,994 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2016/07/13 Channel Catfish 3,989 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/05/06 Westslope Cutthroat 11,200 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2016/05/04 Westslope Cutthroat 20,000 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2016/04/27 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 25,200 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2015/10/21 Westslope Cutthroat 5,067 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2015/10/08 Westslope Cutthroat 6,182 Fry (0-3 inches)
2015/06/24 Channel Catfish 3,988 Catchable (6+ inches)
2015/05/08 Westslope Cutthroat 10,616 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2015/04/30 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 35,250 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2015/04/30 Westslope Cutthroat 26,701 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2014/07/16 Channel Catfish 3,990 Catchable (6+ inches)
2014/04/30 Westslope Cutthroat 5,490 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2014/04/29 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 27,150 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2014/04/29 Westslope Cutthroat 14,640 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2013/04/30 Westslope Cutthroat 19,984 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2013/04/25 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 26,000 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2012/05/10 Westslope Cutthroat 20,750 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2012/04/23 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 30,405 Fry (0-3 inches)
2011/09/30 Westslope Cutthroat 1,140 Catchable (6+ inches)
2011/09/29 Westslope Cutthroat 600 Catchable (6+ inches)
2011/07/27 Channel Catfish 8,008 Catchable (6+ inches)
2011/05/23 Westslope Cutthroat 22,548 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2011/04/26 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 25,200 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2010/09/28 Westslope Cutthroat 7,973 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2010/07/21 Channel Catfish 7,498 Catchable (6+ inches)
2010/06/07 Westslope Cutthroat 23,625 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2010/05/24 Westslope Cutthroat 20,019 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2010/04/13 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 25,205 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2009/09/28 Westslope Cutthroat 20,046 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2009/07/22 Channel Catfish 8,015 Catchable (6+ inches)
2009/06/05 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 25,166 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2009/05/27 Westslope Cutthroat 20,072 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2008/07/16 Channel Catfish 8,048 Catchable (6+ inches)
2008/06/09 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 30,038 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2007/07/09 Channel Catfish 9,020 Catchable (6+ inches)
2007/06/06 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 25,020 Fry (0-3 inches)
2007/04/24 Westslope Cutthroat 6,111 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2007/04/20 Westslope Cutthroat 14,882 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2006/07/19 Channel Catfish 9,000 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2005/07/13 Channel Catfish 7,031 Catchable (6+ inches)
2005/05/06 Hayspur Kamloops Triploid 26,020 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2005/04/28 Westslope Cutthroat 19,992 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2004/07/14 Channel Catfish 501 Adults
2004/07/14 Channel Catfish 6,724 Catchable (6+ inches)
2004/04/21 Westslope Cutthroat 10,092 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2004/04/16 Westslope Cutthroat 2,150 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2004/04/12 Westslope Cutthroat 7,785 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2003/08/20 Channel Catfish 6,851 Catchable (6+ inches)
2003/04/21 Westslope Cutthroat 20,250 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2003/04/08 Hayspur Kamloops Triploid 25,000 Fry (0-3 inches)
2002/04/23 Westslope Cutthroat 9,840 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2002/04/18 Westslope Cutthroat 10,176 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2002/04/12 Hayspur Kamloops Triploid 25,012 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2001/10/17 Kamloops 35,022 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2001/09/21 Hayspur Kamloops Triploid 1,500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2000/08/23 Channel Catfish 7,995 Catchable (6+ inches)
2000/05/03 Domestic Kamloops 25,000 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2000/04/18 Westslope Cutthroat 20,000 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1999/10/13 Domestic Kamloops 25,039 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1999/10/04 Westslope Cutthroat 20,003 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1999/09/21 Channel Catfish 8,544 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1999/04/27 Domestic Kamloops 7,312 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1998/10/12 Domestic Kamloops 13,120 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1998/09/30 Domestic Kamloops 3,600 Catchable (6+ inches)
1998/09/21 Westslope Cutthroat 35,640 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1998/03/19 Westslope Cutthroat 12,326 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1997/10/27 Westslope Cutthroat 12,180 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1997/10/10 Channel Catfish 5,661 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1997/10/09 Rainbow Unspecified 12,747 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1997/09/22 Domestic Kamloops 4,228 Catchable (6+ inches)
1997/09/22 Westslope Cutthroat 20,706 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1997/04/25 Brook Trout 1,000 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1996/10/29 Westslope Cutthroat 3,640 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1996/10/21 Westslope Cutthroat 116,115 Fry (0-3 inches)
1996/10/10 Domestic Kamloops 2,632 Catchable (6+ inches)
1996/10/09 Domestic Kamloops 2,418 Catchable (6+ inches)
1996/10/09 Westslope Cutthroat 16,337 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1996/05/30 Westslope Cutthroat 38,322 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1996/05/28 Westslope Cutthroat 43,115 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1995/11/07 Westslope Cutthroat 131,897 Fry (0-3 inches)
1995/05/24 Westslope Cutthroat 226 Adults
1994/06/06 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 2,015 Catchable (6+ inches)
1994/05/02 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 1,300 Catchable (6+ inches)
1994/04/12 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 2,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
1994/03/23 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 2,760 Catchable (6+ inches)
1993/12/09 Domestic Kamloops 5,376 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1993/11/23 Westslope Cutthroat 15,800 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1993/11/02 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 15,760 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1993/11/01 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 15,760 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1993/09/29 Channel Catfish 9,000 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1993/06/28 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
1993/06/08 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
1993/05/27 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 468 Catchable (6+ inches)
1993/05/17 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 1,560 Catchable (6+ inches)
1993/04/30 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
1993/04/13 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 3,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
1992/10/13 Brown Trout 1,768 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1992/06/23 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
1992/06/05 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 1,070 Catchable (6+ inches)
1992/05/14 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
1992/05/05 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
1992/04/21 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
1992/04/13 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
1992/03/27 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 2,020 Catchable (6+ inches)
1991/06/13 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 1,008 Catchable (6+ inches)
1991/06/04 Mt Lassen Rainbow 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
1991/05/21 Eagle Lake Rainbow 910 Catchable (6+ inches)
1991/05/10 Channel Catfish 8,000 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1991/05/09 Eagle Lake Rainbow 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
1991/04/29 Eagle Lake Rainbow 900 Catchable (6+ inches)
1991/04/16 Eagle Lake Rainbow 1,950 Catchable (6+ inches)
1991/03/25 Eagle Lake Rainbow 1,740 Catchable (6+ inches)
1990/09/21 Channel Catfish 8,000 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1990/06/18 Rainbow Unspecified 1,990 Catchable (6+ inches)
1990/06/12 Brown Trout 4,738 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1990/06/11 Rainbow Unspecified 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
1990/06/07 Rainbow Unspecified 1,250 Catchable (6+ inches)
1990/05/08 Domestic Kamloops 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
1990/04/23 Rainbow Unspecified 1,085 Catchable (6+ inches)
1990/04/09 Rainbow Unspecified 975 Catchable (6+ inches)
1990/04/02 Rainbow Unspecified 1,950 Catchable (6+ inches)
1989/09/29 Channel Catfish 10,000 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1989/06/14 Brown Trout 20,554 Fry (0-3 inches)
1989/06/07 Mt Lassen Rainbow 3,100 Catchable (6+ inches)
1989/05/09 Mt Lassen Rainbow 1,680 Catchable (6+ inches)
1989/01/04 Domestic Kamloops 24,570 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1988/09/15 Channel Catfish 4,980 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1988/07/01 Mt Lassen Rainbow 600 Catchable (6+ inches)
1988/06/28 Brown Trout 20,169 Fry (0-3 inches)
1988/06/13 Mt Lassen Rainbow 4,375 Catchable (6+ inches)
1988/05/23 Mt Lassen Rainbow 4,590 Catchable (6+ inches)
1988/04/13 Mt Lassen Rainbow 2,992 Catchable (6+ inches)
1987/09/04 Mt Lassen Rainbow 2,612 Catchable (6+ inches)
1987/09/01 Mt Lassen Rainbow 2,475 Catchable (6+ inches)
1987/06/15 Brown Trout 40,200 Fry (0-3 inches)
1987/06/09 Mt Lassen Rainbow 2,160 Catchable (6+ inches)
1987/06/08 Mt Lassen Rainbow 2,850 Catchable (6+ inches)
1987/05/05 Mt Lassen Rainbow 1,024 Catchable (6+ inches)
1987/05/01 Mt Lassen Rainbow 4,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
1987/03/31 Mt Lassen Rainbow 3,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
1986/09/10 Mt Lassen Rainbow 5,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
1986/06/13 Mt Lassen Rainbow 1,400 Catchable (6+ inches)
1986/06/05 Mt Lassen Rainbow 3,600 Catchable (6+ inches)
1986/06/04 Brown Trout 39,900 Fry (0-3 inches)
1986/05/07 Rainbow Unspecified 5,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
1986/04/15 Rainbow Unspecified 5,160 Catchable (6+ inches)
1985/09/26 Rainbow Unspecified 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
1985/09/24 Rainbow Unspecified 9,045 Catchable (6+ inches)
1985/08/01 Channel Catfish 15,272 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1985/07/17 Brown Trout 40,052 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1985/06/18 Rainbow Unspecified 4,080 Catchable (6+ inches)
1985/05/22 Rainbow Unspecified 4,030 Catchable (6+ inches)
1985/04/10 Rainbow Unspecified 2,010 Catchable (6+ inches)
1984/09/20 Rainbow Unspecified 112 Catchable (6+ inches)
1984/09/17 Rainbow Unspecified 2,080 Catchable (6+ inches)
1984/06/11 Rainbow Unspecified 2,250 Catchable (6+ inches)
1984/04/09 Rainbow Unspecified 2,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
1983/09/13 Rainbow Unspecified 4,080 Catchable (6+ inches)
1983/08/12 Kokanee - Late Spawner 10,153 Fry (0-3 inches)
1983/08/01 Rainbow Unspecified 9,000 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1983/04/05 Rainbow Unspecified 5,040 Catchable (6+ inches)
1982/10/12 Rainbow Unspecified 5,580 Catchable (6+ inches)
1982/08/09 Rainbow Unspecified 9,000 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1982/07/22 Chinook Fall 10,011 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1982/05/24 Rainbow Unspecified 5,400 Catchable (6+ inches)
1981/08/25 Rainbow Unspecified 4,900 Catchable (6+ inches)
1981/08/24 Rainbow Unspecified 2,800 Catchable (6+ inches)
1981/06/15 Rainbow Unspecified 2,800 Catchable (6+ inches)
1981/06/04 Rainbow Unspecified 3,280 Catchable (6+ inches)
1980/09/24 Rainbow Unspecified 1,575 Catchable (6+ inches)
1980/09/23 Rainbow Unspecified 2,800 Catchable (6+ inches)
1980/09/22 Rainbow Unspecified 5,600 Catchable (6+ inches)
1980/09/15 Rainbow Unspecified 925 Catchable (6+ inches)
1980/09/08 Rainbow Unspecified 2,960 Catchable (6+ inches)
1980/07/15 Rainbow Unspecified 2,400 Catchable (6+ inches)
1980/04/22 Rainbow Unspecified 2,000 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1980/03/14 Kamloops 20,250 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1979/08/14 Rainbow Unspecified 3,760 Catchable (6+ inches)
1979/04/18 Rainbow Unspecified 2,015 Catchable (6+ inches)
1978/10/06 Rainbow Unspecified 2,600 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1978/04/17 Rainbow Unspecified 2,035 Catchable (6+ inches)
1977/09/27 Rainbow Unspecified 29,700 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1977/09/08 Rainbow Unspecified 2,272 Catchable (6+ inches)
1977/06/01 Kamloops 79,744 Fry (0-3 inches)
1977/05/16 Rainbow Unspecified 1,840 Catchable (6+ inches)
1976/09/27 Rainbow Unspecified 2,550 Catchable (6+ inches)
1976/06/17 Rainbow Unspecified 2,660 Catchable (6+ inches)
1976/04/22 Rainbow Unspecified 4,960 Catchable (6+ inches)
1975/09/27 Rainbow Unspecified 2,600 Catchable (6+ inches)
1975/07/15 Rainbow Unspecified 2,617 Catchable (6+ inches)
1975/04/29 Rainbow Unspecified 4,800 Catchable (6+ inches)
1974/10/24 Cutthroat 141,660 Fry (0-3 inches)
1974/09/23 Rainbow Unspecified 1,760 Catchable (6+ inches)
1974/06/25 Rainbow Unspecified 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
1974/04/25 Rainbow Unspecified 7,920 Catchable (6+ inches)
1973/09/10 Rainbow Unspecified 38,520 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1973/09/05 Rainbow Unspecified 34,380 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1973/08/23 Rainbow Unspecified 8,400 Catchable (6+ inches)
1973/06/18 Rainbow Unspecified 1,480 Catchable (6+ inches)
1973/04/26 Rainbow Unspecified 8,400 Catchable (6+ inches)
1972/05/11 Rainbow Unspecified 6,960 Catchable (6+ inches)
1972/04/27 Rainbow Unspecified 3,120 Adults
1971/08/21 Rainbow Unspecified 4,560 Catchable (6+ inches)
1971/08/20 Rainbow Unspecified 125 Catchable (6+ inches)
1971/05/10 Rainbow Unspecified 6,720 Catchable (6+ inches)
1971/04/12 Rainbow Unspecified 3,150 Catchable (6+ inches)
1970/05/07 Rainbow Unspecified 5,040 Catchable (6+ inches)
1970/04/27 Rainbow Unspecified 6,240 Catchable (6+ inches)
1969/09/17 Cutthroat 50,078 Fry (0-3 inches)
1969/05/06 Rainbow Unspecified 5,460 Catchable (6+ inches)
1969/04/21 Rainbow Unspecified 7,350 Catchable (6+ inches)
1968/08/06 Rainbow Unspecified 2,750 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
1968/06/14 Rainbow Unspecified 2,400 Catchable (6+ inches)
1968/04/29 Rainbow Unspecified 4,830 Fry (0-3 inches)
Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

Licenses and Tags

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Fishing Rules, 2022 - 2024

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

Pend Oreille River (from Highway 95 bridge at Sandpoint downstream to Idaho-Washington border, including tributaries and sloughs to the edge of flat water)
  • Bass limit is 6, only two may be Largemouth Bass, no Largemouth Bass under 16 inches
  • Trout limit is 6, no harvest of Cutthroat Trout
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
  • Sturgeon limit is 0, catch-and-release

Tiger Muskie

  • Tiger Muskie limit is 2, none under 40 inches

Trout includes Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Golden Trout, Lake Trout, Rainbow Trout, Splake, Arctic 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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