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