Kelso Lake

Flows into the Unnamed Stream

  • Recommended Fishing Water
  • Family Fishing Water

Kelso Lake in Bonner County is 63.7 acres.

With easy access to this quiet forested lake, you will find good fishing opportunities from a large dock. It's a great place for a small boat, kayak or canoe along Idaho Birding Trail 14 - bring your binoculars!

Facilities

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

Directions

Travel 3 miles north of Athol on US Hwy 95 and take the Granite Lake/Kelso Lake turn-off (west side of Hwy 95 just as the north-bound lane transitions into a passing lane.) Go west on a gravel road about 0.5 mile, cross the railroad tracks and turn left at the junction. Granite Lake is down the hill about 0.25 mile on your left. Kelso Lake is 0.25 mile past Granite Lake.

Recommended Game Fish

Species Observed in Surveys

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
2022/06/02 Rainbow Trout 626 Greater than 6 inches
2022/05/27 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2022/05/09 Rainbow Trout 1,250 Greater than 6 inches
2022/05/03 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
2022/04/12 Rainbow Trout 220 Greater than 6 inches
2022/04/07 Rainbow Trout 2,280 Greater than 6 inches
2021/06/02 Rainbow Trout 1,058 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/13 Rainbow Trout 2,002 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/07 Rainbow Trout 1,940 Greater than 6 inches
2021/04/14 Rainbow Trout 223 Greater than 6 inches
2021/04/12 Rainbow Trout 595 Greater than 6 inches
2021/04/08 Rainbow Trout 1,680 Greater than 6 inches
2020/06/01 Rainbow Trout 508 Greater than 6 inches
2020/05/29 Rainbow Trout 1,992 Greater than 6 inches
2020/05/13 Rainbow Trout 508 Greater than 6 inches
2020/05/11 Rainbow Trout 1,992 Greater than 6 inches
2020/04/09 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
2019/06/24 Rainbow Trout 562 Greater than 6 inches
2019/06/20 Rainbow Trout 1,932 Greater than 6 inches
2019/05/22 Rainbow Trout 1,250 Greater than 6 inches
2019/05/15 Rainbow Trout 1,250 Greater than 6 inches
2019/04/23 Rainbow Trout 578 Greater than 6 inches
2019/04/19 Rainbow Trout 672 Greater than 6 inches
2019/04/15 Rainbow Trout 1,251 Greater than 6 inches
2018/06/12 Rainbow Trout 240 Greater than 6 inches
2018/06/11 Rainbow Trout 1,920 Greater than 6 inches
2018/05/22 Rainbow Trout 480 Greater than 6 inches
2018/05/11 Rainbow Trout 1,680 Greater than 6 inches
2018/04/25 Rainbow Trout 1,080 Greater than 6 inches
2017/06/13 Rainbow Trout 1,960 Greater than 6 inches
2017/05/26 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
2017/05/17 Rainbow Trout 975 Greater than 6 inches
2017/04/25 Rainbow Trout 994 Greater than 6 inches
2016/05/26 Rainbow Trout 1,440 Greater than 6 inches
2016/05/17 Rainbow Trout 1,080 Greater than 6 inches
2016/04/21 Rainbow Trout 240 Greater than 6 inches
2016/04/12 Rainbow Trout 1,920 Greater than 6 inches
2015/10/14 Rainbow Trout 1,002 Greater than 6 inches
2015/06/10 Rainbow Trout 2,700 Greater than 6 inches
2015/05/15 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches
2015/04/29 Rainbow Trout 907 Greater than 6 inches
2015/04/16 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches
2014/06/18 Rainbow Trout 1,363 Greater than 6 inches
2014/06/16 Rainbow Trout 1,536 Greater than 6 inches
2014/05/29 Rainbow Trout 1,812 Greater than 6 inches
2014/05/09 Rainbow Trout 2,132 Greater than 6 inches
2014/04/22 Rainbow Trout 1,470 Greater than 6 inches
2013/06/12 Rainbow Trout 3,611 Greater than 6 inches
2013/05/23 Rainbow Trout 1,794 Greater than 6 inches
2013/04/15 Rainbow Trout 3,599 Greater than 6 inches
2012/06/13 Rainbow Trout 3,601 Greater than 6 inches
2012/05/22 Rainbow Trout 290 Greater than 6 inches
2012/05/11 Rainbow Trout 1,509 Greater than 6 inches
2012/04/10 Rainbow Trout 1,140 Greater than 6 inches
2012/04/09 Rainbow Trout 2,462 Greater than 6 inches
2011/06/14 Rainbow Trout 1,002 Greater than 6 inches
2011/05/27 Rainbow Trout 2,999 Greater than 6 inches
2011/05/19 Rainbow Trout 816 Greater than 6 inches
2011/05/02 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
2011/04/27 Rainbow Trout 1,650 Greater than 6 inches
2011/04/20 Rainbow Trout 510 Greater than 6 inches
2011/04/18 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
2010/09/21 Rainbow Trout 2,627 Greater than 6 inches
2010/05/10 Rainbow Trout 972 Greater than 6 inches
2010/04/28 Rainbow Trout 2,875 Greater than 6 inches
2010/03/26 Rainbow Trout 1,785 Greater than 6 inches
2010/03/23 Rainbow Trout 1,750 Greater than 6 inches
2009/10/09 Rainbow Trout 715 Greater than 6 inches
2009/06/09 Rainbow Trout 990 Greater than 6 inches
2009/05/21 Rainbow Trout 2,040 Greater than 6 inches
2009/04/29 Rainbow Trout 2,040 Greater than 6 inches
2008/06/20 Rainbow Trout 997 Greater than 6 inches
2008/05/14 Rainbow Trout 1,980 Greater than 6 inches
2007/06/05 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2007/04/12 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
2006/06/12 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
2006/05/25 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2006/05/10 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2006/05/03 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2006/04/12 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2005/08/31 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2005/06/28 Rainbow Trout 1,001 Greater than 6 inches
2005/06/13 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2005/06/08 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2005/05/17 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2005/04/22 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2004/06/28 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2004/06/04 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2004/05/20 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2004/05/04 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2004/04/17 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2004/04/09 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2003/10/01 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2003/06/24 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2003/06/03 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2003/05/23 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2003/05/09 Rainbow Trout 1,425 Greater than 6 inches
2003/04/28 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches
2003/04/14 Rainbow Trout 1,750 Greater than 6 inches
2002/06/17 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2002/06/11 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2002/05/24 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2002/05/13 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2002/05/03 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2002/04/19 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2001/06/21 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2001/06/06 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2001/05/24 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2001/05/09 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2001/04/24 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2001/04/10 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2000/06/28 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2000/06/15 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2000/05/22 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2000/05/09 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2000/04/24 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2000/04/07 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1999/06/22 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1999/06/09 Rainbow Trout 4,560 Greater than 6 inches
1999/05/19 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1999/05/03 Rainbow Trout 1,540 Greater than 6 inches
1999/04/15 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1999/04/05 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1998/10/14 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 19,320 Less than 6 inches
1998/06/05 Rainbow Trout 4,001 Greater than 6 inches
1998/05/22 Rainbow Trout 846 Greater than 6 inches
1998/05/11 Rainbow Trout 1,175 Greater than 6 inches
1998/04/24 Rainbow Trout 1,653 Greater than 6 inches
1998/04/02 Rainbow Trout 1,705 Greater than 6 inches
1997/10/02 Rainbow Trout 3,750 Greater than 6 inches
1997/06/11 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1997/06/06 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1997/05/22 Rainbow Trout 2,196 Greater than 6 inches
1997/04/25 Brook Trout 1,000 Less than 6 inches
1997/04/25 Rainbow Trout 792 Greater than 6 inches
1997/04/24 Rainbow Trout 3,194 Greater than 6 inches
1996/10/21 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 8,706 Less than 6 inches
1996/06/24 Rainbow Trout 2,086 Greater than 6 inches
1996/06/07 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1996/05/22 Rainbow Trout 1,001 Greater than 6 inches
1996/05/09 Rainbow Trout 1,097 Greater than 6 inches
1996/05/09 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 6,011 Less than 6 inches
1996/04/15 Rainbow Trout 2,001 Greater than 6 inches
1996/04/05 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1995/06/07 Rainbow Trout 1,700 Greater than 6 inches
1995/05/30 Rainbow Trout 2,301 Greater than 6 inches
1995/05/25 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1995/05/11 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1995/05/01 Brook Trout 2,004 Less than 6 inches
1995/04/26 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1995/04/11 Rainbow Trout 2,030 Greater than 6 inches
1994/06/15 Rainbow Trout 2,520 Greater than 6 inches
1994/05/16 Rainbow Trout 1,768 Greater than 6 inches
1994/04/28 Rainbow Trout 1,300 Greater than 6 inches
1994/04/15 Brook Trout 4,000 Less than 6 inches
1994/04/11 Rainbow Trout 2,990 Greater than 6 inches
1993/06/25 Rainbow Trout 1,750 Greater than 6 inches
1993/06/08 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1993/05/24 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1993/05/06 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1993/04/19 Rainbow Trout 1,250 Greater than 6 inches
1993/04/12 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1992/06/19 Rainbow Trout 899 Greater than 6 inches
1992/06/08 Rainbow Trout 1,008 Greater than 6 inches
1992/05/29 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1992/05/14 Rainbow Trout 1,690 Greater than 6 inches
1992/04/28 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1992/04/17 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1992/04/09 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1991/10/17 Rainbow Trout 125 Adults
1991/06/27 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1991/06/13 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1991/06/04 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1991/05/21 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
1991/05/09 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1991/04/30 Rainbow Trout 1,950 Greater than 6 inches
1991/04/16 Rainbow Trout 1,950 Greater than 6 inches
1990/06/18 Rainbow Trout 2,035 Greater than 6 inches
1990/06/11 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1990/05/24 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1990/05/08 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1990/04/23 Rainbow Trout 2,015 Greater than 6 inches
1990/04/11 Rainbow Trout 1,950 Greater than 6 inches
1989/07/28 Rainbow Trout 3,120 Greater than 6 inches
1989/07/14 Rainbow Trout 690 Greater than 6 inches
1989/06/19 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 149 Adults
1989/06/15 Brown Trout 1,000 Less than 6 inches
1989/05/09 Rainbow Trout 1,680 Greater than 6 inches
1989/04/18 Rainbow Trout 3,600 Greater than 6 inches
1988/09/28 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
1988/07/08 Brown Trout 1,000 Less than 6 inches
1988/06/14 Rainbow Trout 3,050 Greater than 6 inches
1988/05/27 Rainbow Trout 2,040 Greater than 6 inches
1988/04/20 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1988/03/21 Rainbow Trout 3,010 Greater than 6 inches
1987/07/06 Brown Trout 1,000 Less than 6 inches
1987/06/08 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1987/05/08 Rainbow Trout 3,040 Greater than 6 inches
1987/04/06 Rainbow Trout 3,997 Greater than 6 inches
1986/06/09 Rainbow Trout 3,990 Greater than 6 inches
1986/06/04 Brown Trout 1,045 Less than 6 inches
1986/05/08 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1986/04/21 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
1985/09/24 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1985/07/03 Brown Trout 1,030 Less than 6 inches
1985/06/18 Rainbow Trout 2,040 Greater than 6 inches
1985/05/22 Rainbow Trout 2,015 Greater than 6 inches
1985/04/16 Rainbow Trout 4,030 Greater than 6 inches
1984/09/17 Rainbow Trout 2,080 Greater than 6 inches
1984/06/11 Rainbow Trout 6,750 Greater than 6 inches
1984/04/09 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
1983/09/13 Rainbow Trout 3,120 Greater than 6 inches
1983/08/16 Brown Trout 4,250 Less than 6 inches
1983/08/15 Kokanee 1,698 Less than 6 inches
1983/07/27 Rainbow Trout 3,150 Greater than 6 inches
1983/05/12 Rainbow Trout 145 Adults
1983/04/05 Rainbow Trout 2,240 Greater than 6 inches
1982/10/12 Rainbow Trout 2,015 Greater than 6 inches
1982/07/22 Rainbow Trout 3,290 Greater than 6 inches
1982/07/19 Fall Chinook 999 Less than 6 inches
1982/05/10 Bluegill 400 Greater than 6 inches
1982/05/10 Rainbow Trout 6,240 Greater than 6 inches
1982/04/20 Rainbow Trout 1,260 Greater than 6 inches
1981/10/27 Brown Trout 1,040 Less than 6 inches
1981/08/26 Rainbow Trout 2,450 Greater than 6 inches
1981/08/24 Rainbow Trout 2,450 Greater than 6 inches
1981/08/06 Rainbow Trout 2,310 Greater than 6 inches
1981/07/15 Kokanee 1,672 Less than 6 inches
1981/06/09 Rainbow Trout 3,200 Greater than 6 inches
1981/04/16 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
1980/09/08 Rainbow Trout 2,960 Greater than 6 inches
1980/07/09 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches
1980/04/23 Rainbow Trout 6,000 Less than 6 inches
1980/04/02 Rainbow Trout 212 Adults
1980/03/12 Rainbow Trout 11,250 Less than 6 inches
1979/08/22 Rainbow Trout 3,408 Greater than 6 inches
1979/08/17 Rainbow Trout 3,760 Greater than 6 inches
1979/06/20 Rainbow Trout 1,950 Greater than 6 inches
1979/04/19 Rainbow Trout 3,610 Greater than 6 inches
1979/04/17 Rainbow Trout 2,480 Greater than 6 inches
1978/11/06 Cutthroat Trout 62,775 Less than 6 inches
1978/10/09 Cutthroat Trout 47,025 Less than 6 inches
1978/08/17 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches
1978/07/27 Rainbow Trout 1,445 Greater than 6 inches
1978/06/02 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
1978/05/08 Rainbow Trout 2,003 Greater than 6 inches
1978/04/26 Cutthroat Trout 65,500 Less than 6 inches
1978/04/20 Rainbow Trout 2,035 Greater than 6 inches
1977/08/17 Rainbow Trout 5,460 Greater than 6 inches
1977/07/21 Rainbow Trout 2,240 Greater than 6 inches
1977/06/24 Rainbow Trout 2,240 Greater than 6 inches
1977/05/23 Rainbow Trout 1,840 Greater than 6 inches
1977/04/27 Rainbow Trout 2,160 Greater than 6 inches
1976/09/22 Cutthroat Trout 49,920 Less than 6 inches
1976/09/03 Rainbow Trout 2,360 Greater than 6 inches
1976/07/07 Cutthroat Trout 12,000 Less than 6 inches
1976/07/01 Rainbow Trout 3,360 Greater than 6 inches
1976/06/07 Rainbow Trout 1,600 Greater than 6 inches
1976/05/07 Rainbow Trout 1,760 Greater than 6 inches
1976/04/19 Rainbow Trout 2,320 Greater than 6 inches
1975/12/29 Rainbow Trout 254 Adults
1975/08/19 Rainbow Trout 1,482 Greater than 6 inches
1975/08/01 Rainbow Trout 1,280 Greater than 6 inches
1975/06/18 Rainbow Trout 1,920 Greater than 6 inches
1975/05/21 Rainbow Trout 1,435 Greater than 6 inches
1975/05/05 Rainbow Trout 100 Adults
1975/04/24 Rainbow Trout 2,940 Greater than 6 inches
1975/04/23 Rainbow Trout 3,096 Greater than 6 inches
1975/04/22 Rainbow Trout 50 Adults
1974/10/03 Cutthroat Trout 50,050 Less than 6 inches
1974/08/26 Cutthroat Trout 34,450 Less than 6 inches
1974/08/26 Rainbow Trout 2,350 Greater than 6 inches
1974/07/02 Rainbow Trout 1,040 Greater than 6 inches
1974/05/17 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches
1974/04/18 Rainbow Trout 2,480 Greater than 6 inches
1974/04/17 Rainbow Trout 2,480 Greater than 6 inches
1974/02/14 Cutthroat Trout 16,640 Less than 6 inches
1973/11/28 Cutthroat Trout 75,180 Less than 6 inches
1973/08/07 Rainbow Trout 1,740 Greater than 6 inches
1973/06/14 Rainbow Trout 2,240 Greater than 6 inches
1973/05/11 Rainbow Trout 2,560 Greater than 6 inches
1973/05/03 Rainbow Trout 1,240 Greater than 6 inches
1973/04/23 Rainbow Trout 1,600 Greater than 6 inches
1973/04/10 Rainbow Trout 2,530 Greater than 6 inches
1972/08/31 Rainbow Trout 1,005 Greater than 6 inches
1972/08/21 Rainbow Trout 1,400 Greater than 6 inches
1972/07/05 Rainbow Trout 1,840 Greater than 6 inches
1972/06/19 Rainbow Trout 1,600 Greater than 6 inches
1972/06/13 Cutthroat Trout 2,015 Less than 6 inches
1972/06/05 Rainbow Trout 1,680 Greater than 6 inches
1972/05/12 Rainbow Trout 1,600 Greater than 6 inches
1972/04/28 Rainbow Trout 2,160 Greater than 6 inches
1972/04/20 Rainbow Trout 1,760 Greater than 6 inches
1971/08/27 Rainbow Trout 1,540 Greater than 6 inches
1971/08/04 Rainbow Trout 1,040 Greater than 6 inches
1971/07/21 Rainbow Trout 910 Greater than 6 inches
1971/07/01 Rainbow Trout 1,820 Greater than 6 inches
1971/06/17 Rainbow Trout 840 Greater than 6 inches
1971/05/26 Rainbow Trout 977 Greater than 6 inches
1971/04/20 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1971/04/19 Rainbow Trout 1,600 Greater than 6 inches
1970/09/10 Cutthroat Trout 10,368 Less than 6 inches
1970/08/31 Rainbow Trout 1,090 Adults
1970/08/26 Rainbow Trout 1,440 Greater than 6 inches
1970/08/13 Rainbow Trout 1,280 Greater than 6 inches
1970/07/20 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
1970/06/22 Rainbow Trout 1,720 Greater than 6 inches
1970/06/12 Rainbow Trout 1,560 Greater than 6 inches
1970/05/11 Rainbow Trout 1,680 Greater than 6 inches
1970/04/29 Rainbow Trout 1,520 Greater than 6 inches
1970/04/23 Rainbow Trout 2,080 Greater than 6 inches
1969/09/17 Rainbow Trout 820 Greater than 6 inches
1969/08/28 Rainbow Trout 2,750 Greater than 6 inches
1969/08/14 Rainbow Trout 2,160 Greater than 6 inches
1969/07/16 Rainbow Trout 1,080 Greater than 6 inches
1969/07/01 Rainbow Trout 1,760 Greater than 6 inches
1969/06/04 Rainbow Trout 1,008 Greater than 6 inches
1969/05/16 Rainbow Trout 2,640 Greater than 6 inches
1969/04/29 Rainbow Trout 2,240 Greater than 6 inches
1969/04/28 Rainbow Trout 2,660 Greater than 6 inches
1968/08/17 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
1968/08/17 Rainbow Trout 52 Less than 6 inches
1968/07/17 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1968/06/20 Rainbow Trout 2,240 Greater than 6 inches
1968/05/15 Rainbow Trout 2,560 Greater than 6 inches
1968/04/24 Rainbow Trout 2,320 Greater than 6 inches
1968/04/18 Rainbow Trout 1,190 Greater than 6 inches
Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

Licenses and Tags

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Electric motors only.

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

Kelso Lake
  • Electric motors only
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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