Spring Valley Reservoir (Spring Hill Reservoir)

Flows into the Spring Valley Creek

  • Recommended Fishing Water
  • Family Fishing Water

Spring Valley Reservoir (Spring Hill Reservoir) in Latah County is 49.2 acres.

Surrounded by rolling hills and trees, Spring Valley Reservoir's fishing opportunities are favored by local anglers as trout are stocked heavily spring and fall. A maintained trail surrounds the reservoir and fishing docks and platforms increase shoreline access. Amenities include a picnic shelter, swimming beach, benches, picnic tables, handicap fishing access, and a developed boat ramp, but gas motors are not allowed. This is Stop 35 on the Idaho Birding Trail.

Facilities

Motor Restriction
Yes
Boat Ramp
Yes
Dock
Yes
Toilet
Handicap Accessible
Campground
Yes
ADA Access
Handicap Accessible

Directions

From US Hwy 95 in Moscow go about 12 miles east on State Hwy 8 through Troy. Continue 2.7 miles and turn north at the brown Access sign onto Spring Valley Rd. The reservoir will come into view in about two and a half miles.

Recommended Game Fish

Species Observed in Surveys

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
2022/05/18 Rainbow Trout 4,077 Greater than 6 inches
2022/04/13 Rainbow Trout 5,500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/10/13 Rainbow Trout 3,568 Greater than 6 inches
2021/10/07 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches
2021/06/14 Rainbow Trout 4,250 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/17 Rainbow Trout 4,176 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/17 Tiger Muskie 175 Greater than 6 inches
2021/04/17 Tiger Muskie 175 Greater than 6 inches
2020/10/06 Rainbow Trout 5,720 Greater than 6 inches
2020/09/29 Rainbow Trout 3,634 Greater than 6 inches
2020/06/09 Tiger Muskie 70 Greater than 6 inches
2020/06/04 Rainbow Trout 4,401 Greater than 6 inches
2020/05/20 Rainbow Trout 4,205 Greater than 6 inches
2020/04/09 Cobow - Coho Salmon x Rainbow Trout 5,145 Greater than 6 inches
2020/04/09 Rainbow Trout 5,130 Greater than 6 inches
2019/10/08 Rainbow Trout 2,505 Greater than 6 inches
2019/10/02 Rainbow Trout 6,750 Greater than 6 inches
2019/06/13 Tiger Muskie 150 Greater than 6 inches
2019/06/03 Rainbow Trout 6,013 Greater than 6 inches
2019/05/14 Rainbow Trout 5,880 Greater than 6 inches
2019/04/15 Rainbow Trout 5,412 Greater than 6 inches
2018/10/10 Rainbow Trout 3,600 Greater than 6 inches
2018/10/02 Rainbow Trout 6,380 Greater than 6 inches
2018/06/13 Tiger Muskie 150 Greater than 6 inches
2018/05/29 Rainbow Trout 4,779 Greater than 6 inches
2018/05/16 Rainbow Trout 4,177 Greater than 6 inches
2018/04/18 Rainbow Trout 6,800 Greater than 6 inches
2017/10/12 Rainbow Trout 3,487 Greater than 6 inches
2017/10/03 Rainbow Trout 5,688 Greater than 6 inches
2017/06/19 Tiger Muskie 151 Greater than 6 inches
2017/06/08 Rainbow Trout 4,187 Greater than 6 inches
2017/05/17 Rainbow Trout 4,195 Greater than 6 inches
2017/05/09 Rainbow Trout 5,542 Greater than 6 inches
2016/10/27 Rainbow Trout 3,840 Greater than 6 inches
2016/10/25 Rainbow Trout 4,470 Greater than 6 inches
2016/09/30 Rainbow Trout 3,270 Greater than 6 inches
2016/06/21 Rainbow Trout 4,570 Greater than 6 inches
2016/05/25 Tiger Muskie 150 Greater than 6 inches
2016/05/17 Rainbow Trout 4,190 Greater than 6 inches
2016/04/20 Rainbow Trout 6,363 Greater than 6 inches
2015/10/21 Rainbow Trout 5,691 Greater than 6 inches
2015/10/16 Rainbow Trout 5,472 Greater than 6 inches
2015/10/07 Rainbow Trout 4,340 Greater than 6 inches
2015/10/05 Rainbow Trout 5,710 Greater than 6 inches
2015/06/08 Tiger Muskie 150 Greater than 6 inches
2015/05/19 Rainbow Trout 4,213 Greater than 6 inches
2015/04/27 Rainbow Trout 6,971 Greater than 6 inches
2014/10/21 Rainbow Trout 10,140 Greater than 6 inches
2014/10/09 Rainbow Trout 2,660 Greater than 6 inches
2014/06/23 Rainbow Trout 4,716 Greater than 6 inches
2014/06/09 Rainbow Trout 9,984 Greater than 6 inches
2014/06/09 Tiger Muskie 150 Greater than 6 inches
2014/04/29 Rainbow Trout 9,450 Greater than 6 inches
2013/09/23 Rainbow Trout 7,480 Greater than 6 inches
2013/06/25 Rainbow Trout 6,660 Greater than 6 inches
2013/06/10 Tiger Muskie 150 Greater than 6 inches
2013/05/29 Rainbow Trout 8,053 Greater than 6 inches
2013/04/16 Rainbow Trout 10,260 Greater than 6 inches
2012/10/23 Rainbow Trout 8,213 Greater than 6 inches
2012/06/11 Rainbow Trout 15,000 Greater than 6 inches
2012/05/02 Rainbow Trout 9,800 Greater than 6 inches
2011/10/12 Rainbow Trout 8,260 Greater than 6 inches
2011/06/22 Rainbow Trout 9,300 Greater than 6 inches
2011/05/10 Rainbow Trout 15,500 Greater than 6 inches
2011/04/26 Rainbow Trout 45,000 Less than 6 inches
2010/10/13 Rainbow Trout 7,377 Greater than 6 inches
2010/09/20 Rainbow Trout 7,395 Greater than 6 inches
2010/05/25 Rainbow Trout 11,880 Greater than 6 inches
2010/05/05 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2010/04/28 Rainbow Trout 12,800 Greater than 6 inches
2010/04/28 Rainbow Trout 29,853 Less than 6 inches
2009/10/06 Rainbow Trout 6,750 Greater than 6 inches
2009/06/16 Rainbow Trout 15,600 Greater than 6 inches
2009/05/14 Rainbow Trout 36,568 Less than 6 inches
2009/05/12 Rainbow Trout 10,065 Greater than 6 inches
2008/09/29 Rainbow Trout 8,000 Greater than 6 inches
2008/05/28 Rainbow Trout 12,600 Greater than 6 inches
2008/05/08 Rainbow Trout 8,640 Greater than 6 inches
2008/04/29 Rainbow Trout 23,812 Less than 6 inches
2008/04/22 Rainbow Trout 7,350 Greater than 6 inches
2007/09/26 Rainbow Trout 7,350 Greater than 6 inches
2007/06/26 Tiger Muskie 51 Greater than 6 inches
2007/06/06 Rainbow Trout 12,400 Greater than 6 inches
2007/05/03 Rainbow Trout 33,060 Less than 6 inches
2007/04/24 Rainbow Trout 12,800 Greater than 6 inches
2006/10/11 Rainbow Trout 6,240 Greater than 6 inches
2006/06/29 Rainbow Trout 563 Greater than 6 inches
2006/05/31 Rainbow Trout 14,700 Greater than 6 inches
2006/05/02 Rainbow Trout 29,988 Less than 6 inches
2006/04/26 Rainbow Trout 10,800 Greater than 6 inches
2005/09/19 Rainbow Trout 10,140 Greater than 6 inches
2005/06/28 Rainbow Trout 986 Greater than 6 inches
2005/05/31 Rainbow Trout 12,400 Greater than 6 inches
2005/04/26 Rainbow Trout 35,020 Less than 6 inches
2005/04/11 Rainbow Trout 9,600 Greater than 6 inches
2004/09/20 Rainbow Trout 7,590 Greater than 6 inches
2004/05/26 Rainbow Trout 6,380 Greater than 6 inches
2004/05/10 Rainbow Trout 9,000 Greater than 6 inches
2004/04/27 Rainbow Trout 27,948 Less than 6 inches
2004/04/12 Rainbow Trout 9,600 Greater than 6 inches
2003/10/17 Rainbow Trout 1,610 Greater than 6 inches
2003/10/16 Rainbow Trout 8,120 Greater than 6 inches
2003/09/22 Rainbow Trout 10,630 Greater than 6 inches
2003/07/01 Rainbow Trout 850 Greater than 6 inches
2003/06/03 Rainbow Trout 15,680 Greater than 6 inches
2003/05/15 Rainbow Trout 56,729 Less than 6 inches
2003/04/30 Rainbow Trout 10,050 Greater than 6 inches
2002/10/07 Rainbow Trout 10,120 Greater than 6 inches
2002/06/10 Rainbow Trout 4,997 Greater than 6 inches
2002/06/07 Rainbow Trout 13,500 Greater than 6 inches
2002/05/24 Rainbow Trout 8,320 Greater than 6 inches
2002/04/30 Rainbow Trout 59,994 Less than 6 inches
2001/08/01 Rainbow Trout 3,275 Greater than 6 inches
2001/07/20 Rainbow Trout 4,717 Greater than 6 inches
2001/07/12 Rainbow Trout 3,622 Greater than 6 inches
2001/06/05 Rainbow Trout 7,470 Greater than 6 inches
2001/04/27 Rainbow Trout 7,466 Greater than 6 inches
2001/04/25 Rainbow Trout 30,562 Less than 6 inches
2001/04/02 Rainbow Trout 9,690 Greater than 6 inches
2000/10/05 Rainbow Trout 4,500 Greater than 6 inches
2000/10/04 Rainbow Trout 4,500 Greater than 6 inches
2000/06/09 Rainbow Trout 2,945 Greater than 6 inches
2000/06/08 Rainbow Trout 4,060 Greater than 6 inches
2000/05/09 Rainbow Trout 9,000 Greater than 6 inches
2000/04/26 Rainbow Trout 30,056 Less than 6 inches
2000/04/10 Rainbow Trout 9,000 Greater than 6 inches
1999/10/05 Rainbow Trout 7,500 Greater than 6 inches
1999/06/09 Rainbow Trout 7,500 Greater than 6 inches
1999/05/05 Rainbow Trout 29,970 Less than 6 inches
1999/04/30 Rainbow Trout 7,530 Greater than 6 inches
1999/04/13 Rainbow Trout 10,000 Greater than 6 inches
1998/10/15 Rainbow Trout 5,000 Greater than 6 inches
1998/10/13 Rainbow Trout 6,750 Greater than 6 inches
1998/10/13 Westslope Cutthroat Trout 2,000 Less than 6 inches
1998/06/26 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Adults
1998/06/25 Rainbow Trout 1,680 Adults
1998/06/02 Rainbow Trout 7,500 Greater than 6 inches
1998/05/07 Rainbow Trout 30,000 Less than 6 inches
1998/04/26 Rainbow Trout 10,050 Greater than 6 inches
1998/04/14 Rainbow Trout 2,508 Greater than 6 inches
1998/04/13 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
1998/03/20 Rainbow Trout 5,000 Less than 6 inches
1997/10/30 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1997/10/25 Rainbow Trout 8,988 Greater than 6 inches
1997/05/30 Rainbow Trout 3,484 Greater than 6 inches
1997/05/14 Rainbow Trout 80,051 Less than 6 inches
1997/05/02 Rainbow Trout 3,960 Greater than 6 inches
1997/04/22 Rainbow Trout 17,556 Greater than 6 inches
1996/09/26 Rainbow Trout 9,900 Less than 6 inches
1996/09/25 Rainbow Trout 4,160 Greater than 6 inches
1996/09/16 Rainbow Trout 3,125 Greater than 6 inches
1996/05/30 Rainbow Trout 7,560 Greater than 6 inches
1996/05/14 Rainbow Trout 7,525 Greater than 6 inches
1996/04/04 Rainbow Trout 10,325 Greater than 6 inches
1995/09/26 Rainbow Trout 13,095 Greater than 6 inches
1995/06/01 Rainbow Trout 26,350 Less than 6 inches
1995/05/31 Rainbow Trout 13,020 Greater than 6 inches
1995/05/02 Rainbow Trout 6,000 Greater than 6 inches
1995/04/19 Rainbow Trout 3,200 Greater than 6 inches
1995/04/18 Rainbow Trout 3,200 Greater than 6 inches
1994/10/06 Rainbow Trout 8,820 Greater than 6 inches
1994/06/08 Rainbow Trout 7,500 Greater than 6 inches
1994/06/01 Rainbow Trout 25,000 Less than 6 inches
1994/05/18 Rainbow Trout 10,000 Greater than 6 inches
1994/04/28 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
1994/04/14 Rainbow Trout 7,500 Greater than 6 inches
1993/10/19 Rainbow Trout 20,000 Greater than 6 inches
1993/10/18 Rainbow Trout 10,000 Less than 6 inches
1993/08/18 Rainbow Trout 5,000 Greater than 6 inches
1993/06/15 Rainbow Trout 4,980 Greater than 6 inches
1993/06/04 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches
1993/06/02 Rainbow Trout 25,000 Less than 6 inches
1993/05/21 Rainbow Trout 2,070 Greater than 6 inches
1993/05/20 Rainbow Trout 7,920 Greater than 6 inches
1993/04/22 Rainbow Trout 9,990 Greater than 6 inches
1992/10/06 Rainbow Trout 1,620 Greater than 6 inches
1992/10/05 Rainbow Trout 7,500 Greater than 6 inches
1992/09/30 Rainbow Trout 1,080 Greater than 6 inches
1992/09/30 Rainbow Trout 11,370 Less than 6 inches
1992/06/15 Rainbow Trout 7,500 Greater than 6 inches
1992/06/05 Rainbow Trout 22,610 Less than 6 inches
1991/11/04 Tiger Muskie 150 Less than 6 inches
1991/10/21 Rainbow Trout 7,500 Greater than 6 inches
1991/10/03 Rainbow Trout 10,004 Less than 6 inches
1991/06/24 Rainbow Trout 10,000 Less than 6 inches
1991/06/06 Rainbow Trout 5,000 Less than 6 inches
1991/05/31 Rainbow Trout 31,325 Less than 6 inches
1991/05/01 Rainbow Trout 7,500 Greater than 6 inches
1990/11/29 Rainbow Trout 150 Adults
1990/10/16 Cutbow - Cutthroat x Rainbow Trout 4,500 Greater than 6 inches
1990/10/04 Rainbow Trout 10,000 Greater than 6 inches
1990/10/02 Cutbow - Cutthroat x Rainbow Trout 6,615 Greater than 6 inches
1990/10/02 Rainbow Trout 10,070 Less than 6 inches
1990/09/16 Cutbow - Cutthroat x Rainbow Trout 6,615 Greater than 6 inches
1990/09/10 Tiger Muskie 154 Less than 6 inches
1990/07/10 Rainbow Trout 3,690 Greater than 6 inches
1990/06/13 Rainbow Trout 8,158 Greater than 6 inches
1990/06/04 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
1990/05/16 Rainbow Trout 50,025 Less than 6 inches
1990/04/26 Rainbow Trout 10,120 Greater than 6 inches
1989/10/22 Bluegill 240 Less than 6 inches
1989/09/14 Rainbow Trout 3,100 Greater than 6 inches
1989/09/13 Rainbow Trout 7,440 Greater than 6 inches
1989/06/07 Rainbow Trout 10,560 Greater than 6 inches
1989/05/11 Rainbow Trout 12,400 Greater than 6 inches
1988/10/05 Rainbow Trout 15,120 Greater than 6 inches
1988/06/30 Rainbow Trout 5,008 Greater than 6 inches
1988/06/10 Rainbow Trout 320 Greater than 6 inches
1988/05/24 Rainbow Trout 5,400 Greater than 6 inches
1988/05/06 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches
1988/03/28 Rainbow Trout 14,935 Greater than 6 inches
1987/08/19 Rainbow Trout 14,800 Less than 6 inches
1987/07/07 Rainbow Trout 5,220 Greater than 6 inches
1987/05/27 Rainbow Trout 5,120 Greater than 6 inches
1987/04/29 Rainbow Trout 60,000 Less than 6 inches
1987/04/22 Rainbow Trout 54 Greater than 6 inches
1987/04/21 Rainbow Trout 11,700 Greater than 6 inches
1987/04/06 Rainbow Trout 5,525 Greater than 6 inches
1987/04/02 Rainbow Trout 6,240 Greater than 6 inches
1986/10/20 Rainbow Trout 9,240 Greater than 6 inches
1986/06/05 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1986/06/03 Rainbow Trout 8,000 Greater than 6 inches
1986/06/03 Rainbow Trout 40,000 Less than 6 inches
1986/05/08 Rainbow Trout 5,130 Greater than 6 inches
1986/04/16 Rainbow Trout 13,680 Greater than 6 inches
1985/10/21 Rainbow Trout 10,080 Greater than 6 inches
1985/08/28 Rainbow Trout 11,000 Less than 6 inches
1985/07/15 Rainbow Trout 8,260 Greater than 6 inches
1985/05/22 Rainbow Trout 4,960 Greater than 6 inches
1985/04/22 Rainbow Trout 14,996 Greater than 6 inches
1984/10/18 Rainbow Trout 7,000 Greater than 6 inches
1984/06/20 Rainbow Trout 19,240 Greater than 6 inches
1984/05/31 Rainbow Trout 10,800 Greater than 6 inches
1984/05/22 Rainbow Trout 8,700 Greater than 6 inches
1984/04/16 Rainbow Trout 12,600 Greater than 6 inches
1983/10/13 Rainbow Trout 5,400 Greater than 6 inches
1983/08/10 Rainbow Trout 4,860 Less than 6 inches
1983/06/23 Rainbow Trout 7,200 Greater than 6 inches
1983/05/09 Rainbow Trout 12,880 Greater than 6 inches
1983/04/11 Rainbow Trout 15,080 Greater than 6 inches
1982/10/28 Rainbow Trout 14,400 Greater than 6 inches
1982/09/27 Rainbow Trout 9,300 Less than 6 inches
1982/07/23 Rainbow Trout 3,315 Less than 6 inches
1982/06/01 Rainbow Trout 1,350 Greater than 6 inches
1982/05/18 Rainbow Trout 7,200 Greater than 6 inches
1982/05/04 Rainbow Trout 4,860 Greater than 6 inches
1982/04/29 Rainbow Trout 13,910 Greater than 6 inches
1981/10/20 Rainbow Trout 8,320 Greater than 6 inches
1981/06/10 Rainbow Trout 1,750 Greater than 6 inches
1981/04/14 Rainbow Trout 21,000 Greater than 6 inches
1981/04/06 Rainbow Trout 52,800 Less than 6 inches
1980/09/23 Rainbow Trout 8,100 Greater than 6 inches
1980/05/08 Rainbow Trout 8,640 Greater than 6 inches
1980/04/21 Rainbow Trout 50,400 Less than 6 inches
1980/04/11 Rainbow Trout 8,640 Greater than 6 inches
1980/04/10 Rainbow Trout 8,880 Greater than 6 inches
1979/10/23 Rainbow Trout 6,480 Greater than 6 inches
1979/07/11 Rainbow Trout 9,030 Greater than 6 inches
1979/05/16 Rainbow Trout 8,400 Greater than 6 inches
1979/04/26 Rainbow Trout 4,800 Greater than 6 inches
1979/04/20 Rainbow Trout 49,980 Less than 6 inches
1979/04/19 Rainbow Trout 4,800 Greater than 6 inches
1978/10/16 Rainbow Trout 7,040 Greater than 6 inches
1978/05/22 Rainbow Trout 8,400 Greater than 6 inches
1978/04/27 Rainbow Trout 6,960 Greater than 6 inches
1978/04/17 Rainbow Trout 50,244 Less than 6 inches
1978/04/10 Rainbow Trout 9,120 Greater than 6 inches
1977/10/20 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches
1977/08/08 Rainbow Trout 12,180 Less than 6 inches
1977/06/21 Rainbow Trout 920 Greater than 6 inches
1977/06/08 Rainbow Trout 2,280 Greater than 6 inches
1977/05/03 Rainbow Trout 49,934 Less than 6 inches
1977/04/25 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches
1977/04/21 Rainbow Trout 4,800 Greater than 6 inches
1976/10/21 Rainbow Trout 9,360 Greater than 6 inches
1976/09/21 Rainbow Trout 8,160 Greater than 6 inches
1976/09/03 Cutthroat Trout 24,000 Less than 6 inches
1976/07/15 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches
1976/05/13 Rainbow Trout 5,760 Greater than 6 inches
1976/05/10 Rainbow Trout 50,178 Less than 6 inches
1976/05/03 Rainbow Trout 5,760 Greater than 6 inches
1976/04/27 Rainbow Trout 3,100 Greater than 6 inches
1975/09/11 Rainbow Trout 7,980 Greater than 6 inches
1975/07/14 Rainbow Trout 8,140 Greater than 6 inches
1975/06/19 Rainbow Trout 1,170 Greater than 6 inches
1975/05/16 Rainbow Trout 935 Greater than 6 inches
1975/05/12 Rainbow Trout 34,912 Less than 6 inches
1975/05/08 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches
1975/05/01 Rainbow Trout 7,040 Greater than 6 inches
1974/05/21 Rainbow Trout 1,240 Greater than 6 inches
1974/04/29 Rainbow Trout 7,200 Greater than 6 inches
1974/04/23 Rainbow Trout 34,950 Less than 6 inches
1973/06/02 Rainbow Trout 1,961 Greater than 6 inches
1973/04/26 Rainbow Trout 6,960 Greater than 6 inches
1973/04/17 Rainbow Trout 34,928 Less than 6 inches
1973/04/12 Rainbow Trout 7,200 Greater than 6 inches
1972/07/27 Rainbow Trout 3,240 Greater than 6 inches
1972/07/19 Rainbow Trout 3,150 Greater than 6 inches
1972/06/15 Rainbow Trout 1,190 Greater than 6 inches
1972/05/04 Rainbow Trout 5,760 Greater than 6 inches
1972/04/20 Rainbow Trout 34,892 Less than 6 inches
1972/04/10 Rainbow Trout 2,940 Adults
1971/07/23 Rainbow Trout 4,100 Greater than 6 inches
1971/04/29 Rainbow Trout 3,465 Greater than 6 inches
1971/04/23 Rainbow Trout 35,000 Less than 6 inches
1971/04/19 Rainbow Trout 4,560 Greater than 6 inches
1971/04/15 Rainbow Trout 3,990 Greater than 6 inches
1970/08/25 Cutthroat Trout 35,989 Less than 6 inches
1970/08/04 Rainbow Trout 2,720 Greater than 6 inches
1970/07/22 Rainbow Trout 3,780 Greater than 6 inches
1970/06/17 Rainbow Trout 3,200 Greater than 6 inches
1970/04/28 Rainbow Trout 6,240 Greater than 6 inches
1970/04/20 Rainbow Trout 6,000 Greater than 6 inches
1970/04/17 Rainbow Trout 28,500 Less than 6 inches
1969/08/18 Cutthroat Trout 53,760 Less than 6 inches
1969/05/15 Rainbow Trout 5,250 Greater than 6 inches
1969/04/21 Rainbow Trout 7,350 Greater than 6 inches
1969/04/16 Rainbow Trout 2,025 Greater than 6 inches
1969/04/14 Rainbow Trout 35,520 Less than 6 inches
1968/08/02 Rainbow Trout 1,680 Greater than 6 inches
1968/07/01 Cutthroat Trout 16,224 Less than 6 inches
1968/07/01 Rainbow Trout 26,496 Less than 6 inches
1968/05/16 Rainbow Trout 7,440 Greater than 6 inches
1968/05/06 Rainbow Trout 6,480 Greater than 6 inches
1968/04/29 Rainbow Trout 5,520 Greater than 6 inches
1968/04/26 Rainbow Trout 1,610 Greater than 6 inches
Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

Licenses and Tags

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Electric motors only. Check local conditions for ice fishing.

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

Spring Valley Reservoir
  • Electric motors only
  • Bass limit is 2, none under 16 inches
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 

  • Spring and summer Chinook Salmon seasons and limits are set annually by the Idaho Fish and Game Commission and issued in separate brochures
  • Seasons and limits for fall Chinook Salmon and Coho Salmon can be found here
  • Sockeye Salmon limit is 0 and fishing for or targeting Sockeye Salmon is illegal
  • 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)
  • Seasons and limits for steelhead can be found here
  • Fishing for or targeting steelhead is prohibited unless a steelhead season is specifically opened for that water 

Sturgeon

  • Sturgeon limit is 0, catch-and-release
  • Sturgeon must not be removed from the water and must be released upon landing
  • Barbless hooks are required
  • Use of a sliding swivel device to secure a weight, and a lighter test line to secure weight to sliding swivel device is 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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