Moose Lake (Bull Moose Lake)

Pend Oreille River Drainage

  • Recommended Fishing Water
  • Family Fishing Water

Moose Lake (Bull Moose Lake) in Bonner County is 3.4 acres.

(Bull) Moose Lake is a small pond in the woods close to Priest Lake, ideal for a simple fishing trip without a boat.

Facilities

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

Directions

From Priest River go north on State Hwy 57 about 23 miles. Take the Dickensheet cutoff east 5.5 miles to Coolin. Head north along Priest Lake via East Shore Rd, continuing north at Huckleberry Bay past Two Mouth Rd. About 0.5 mile north of milepost 16 pull into a small parking area on the east side of the road. From here it's a short 0.25 mile walk along a marked trail.

Recommended Game Fish

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
6/5/2019 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/30/2019 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/18/2018 Rainbow Trout 845 Greater than 6 inches
5/30/2018 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/22/2017 Rainbow Trout 992 Greater than 6 inches
6/1/2017 Rainbow Trout 898 Greater than 6 inches
6/20/2016 Rainbow Trout 690 Greater than 6 inches
5/27/2016 Rainbow Trout 528 Greater than 6 inches
6/19/2015 Rainbow Trout 1,006 Greater than 6 inches
5/19/2015 Rainbow Trout 506 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/2014 Rainbow Trout 628 Greater than 6 inches
6/19/2014 Rainbow Trout 995 Greater than 6 inches
6/3/2014 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/2013 Rainbow Trout 910 Greater than 6 inches
5/15/2013 Rainbow Trout 1,368 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/2012 Rainbow Trout 1,196 Greater than 6 inches
5/24/2012 Rainbow Trout 897 Greater than 6 inches
7/6/2011 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/24/2011 Rainbow Trout 1,008 Greater than 6 inches
5/17/2011 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/6/2010 Rainbow Trout 972 Greater than 6 inches
7/2/2009 Rainbow Trout 1,190 Greater than 6 inches
6/18/2009 Rainbow Trout 1,190 Greater than 6 inches
5/20/2009 Rainbow Trout 1,020 Greater than 6 inches
6/26/2008 Rainbow Trout 1,424 Greater than 6 inches
6/9/2008 Rainbow Trout 1,304 Greater than 6 inches
6/12/2007 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/8/2007 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/24/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/2/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/8/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/23/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/16/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/16/2004 Rainbow Trout 620 Greater than 6 inches
7/1/2004 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/2/2004 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
5/11/2004 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/2003 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/28/2003 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
5/9/2003 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
6/21/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/29/2002 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/6/2002 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/3/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/22/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/17/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/28/2000 Rainbow Trout 365 Adults
7/25/2000 Rainbow Trout 192 Adults
6/29/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/16/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/25/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/27/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/9/1998 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/14/1998 Rainbow Trout 1,056 Greater than 6 inches
4/28/1998 Rainbow Trout 502 Greater than 6 inches
7/21/1997 Rainbow Trout 1,007 Greater than 6 inches
7/14/1997 Rainbow Trout 1,001 Greater than 6 inches
6/26/1997 Rainbow Trout 1,260 Greater than 6 inches
6/19/1996 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/6/1996 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/20/1996 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/1995 Rainbow Trout 1,020 Greater than 6 inches
5/31/1995 Rainbow Trout 1,020 Greater than 6 inches
5/18/1995 Rainbow Trout 1,064 Greater than 6 inches
8/16/1994 Rainbow Trout 780 Greater than 6 inches
6/11/1994 Rainbow Trout 1,100 Greater than 6 inches
5/19/1994 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/11/1993 Rainbow Trout 630 Greater than 6 inches
7/21/1993 Rainbow Trout 703 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/1993 Rainbow Trout 684 Greater than 6 inches
6/4/1993 Rainbow Trout 700 Greater than 6 inches
4/29/1993 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
6/13/1992 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/27/1992 Rainbow Trout 203 Adults
4/17/1992 Rainbow Trout 607 Greater than 6 inches
8/5/1991 Rainbow Trout 20 Adults
8/5/1991 Rainbow Trout 462 Greater than 6 inches
7/11/1991 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

Licenses and Tags

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Wildlife viewing opportunities bring the reminder to observe from a distance.

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 Moose Lake (Bull Moose Lake).
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
Tiger Muskie
  • Tiger Muskie limit is 2, none under 40 inches
Trout includes Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Golden Trout, Lake Trout, Rainbow Trout, Splake, Artic 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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