Weiser River

Tributary of the Snake River

    Weiser River in Adams and Washington Counties is 144.9 miles in length.

    Facilities

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

    Recommended Game Fish

    Species Observed in Surveys

    Fish Stocking Records

    Date Species Quantity General Size
    6/26/2019 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
    6/19/2018 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
    6/29/2016 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
    6/19/2015 Rainbow Trout 584 Greater than 6 inches
    6/25/2014 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
    6/12/2013 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
    7/3/2012 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
    7/22/2011 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
    6/21/2010 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
    5/25/2010 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
    6/30/2009 Rainbow Trout 50 Greater than 6 inches
    6/10/2009 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
    5/27/2009 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
    7/21/2008 Rainbow Trout 327 Greater than 6 inches
    6/25/2008 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
    6/16/2008 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
    6/10/2008 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
    8/21/2007 Rainbow Trout 211 Greater than 6 inches
    6/5/2007 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
    5/29/2007 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
    5/21/2007 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
    6/28/2006 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
    6/22/2006 Rainbow Trout 135 Greater than 6 inches
    6/6/2006 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
    5/22/2006 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
    6/7/2005 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
    5/23/2005 Rainbow Trout 85 Greater than 6 inches
    6/28/2004 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
    6/7/2004 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
    5/24/2004 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
    6/16/2003 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
    6/3/2003 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
    6/24/2002 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
    6/18/2002 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
    6/4/2002 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
    5/24/2002 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
    5/20/2002 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
    6/5/2001 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
    5/29/2001 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
    5/21/2001 Rainbow Trout 115 Greater than 6 inches
    7/9/1999 Rainbow Trout 650 Greater than 6 inches
    6/30/1998 Rainbow Trout 700 Greater than 6 inches
    7/1/1997 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
    6/26/1996 Rainbow Trout 700 Greater than 6 inches
    6/15/1989 Brown Trout 9,900 Less than 6 inches
    6/5/1989 Rainbow Trout 1,575 Greater than 6 inches
    5/22/1989 Rainbow Trout 3,007 Greater than 6 inches
    10/27/1988 Brown Trout 7,360 Greater than 6 inches
    6/20/1988 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
    6/6/1988 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
    5/26/1988 Rainbow Trout 1,300 Greater than 6 inches
    5/24/1988 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
    5/17/1988 Brown Trout 20,100 Less than 6 inches
    11/15/1987 Rainbow Trout 4,992 Greater than 6 inches
    9/29/1987 Brown Trout 11,880 Less than 6 inches
    7/2/1987 Rainbow Trout 1,025 Greater than 6 inches
    6/15/1987 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
    5/22/1987 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
    5/13/1987 Brown Trout 20,000 Less than 6 inches
    4/17/1987 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
    7/23/1986 Rainbow Trout 2,600 Greater than 6 inches
    6/12/1986 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches
    6/4/1986 Brown Trout 20,000 Less than 6 inches
    5/20/1986 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
    7/3/1985 Rainbow Trout 1,504 Greater than 6 inches
    6/21/1985 Rainbow Trout 697 Greater than 6 inches
    6/10/1985 Brown Trout 20,020 Less than 6 inches
    6/10/1985 Rainbow Trout 311 Greater than 6 inches
    5/28/1985 Rainbow Trout 1,001 Greater than 6 inches
    5/22/1985 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
    7/25/1984 Brown Trout 20,060 Less than 6 inches
    7/19/1984 Rainbow Trout 1,020 Greater than 6 inches
    6/19/1984 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
    6/13/1984 Rainbow Trout 960 Greater than 6 inches
    5/30/1984 Rainbow Trout 496 Greater than 6 inches
    8/19/1983 Rainbow Trout 1,795 Less than 6 inches
    7/9/1983 Brown Trout 20,250 Less than 6 inches
    6/30/1983 Rainbow Trout 1,680 Greater than 6 inches
    6/28/1983 Rainbow Trout 2,640 Greater than 6 inches
    7/21/1982 Brown Trout 20,103 Less than 6 inches
    6/17/1982 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
    7/20/1981 Rainbow Trout 1,166 Greater than 6 inches
    6/18/1981 Rainbow Trout 312 Greater than 6 inches
    6/17/1981 Rainbow Trout 1,008 Greater than 6 inches
    6/1/1981 Rainbow Trout 688 Greater than 6 inches
    5/20/1981 Rainbow Trout 324 Greater than 6 inches
    7/24/1980 Rainbow Trout 1,287 Greater than 6 inches
    7/3/1980 Rainbow Trout 1,093 Greater than 6 inches
    5/23/1980 Rainbow Trout 1,320 Greater than 6 inches
    5/22/1980 Rainbow Trout 220 Greater than 6 inches
    8/29/1979 Rainbow Trout 1,435 Greater than 6 inches
    5/31/1979 Rainbow Trout 1,600 Greater than 6 inches
    5/23/1979 Rainbow Trout 345 Greater than 6 inches
    7/26/1978 Rainbow Trout 555 Greater than 6 inches
    6/27/1978 Rainbow Trout 1,720 Greater than 6 inches
    6/1/1978 Rainbow Trout 1,860 Greater than 6 inches
    5/31/1978 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
    5/16/1978 Rainbow Trout 260 Greater than 6 inches
    7/15/1977 Rainbow Trout 1,765 Greater than 6 inches
    5/23/1977 Rainbow Trout 760 Greater than 6 inches
    5/18/1977 Rainbow Trout 760 Greater than 6 inches
    8/10/1976 Rainbow Trout 1,260 Greater than 6 inches
    6/4/1976 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
    6/3/1976 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
    5/18/1976 Rainbow Trout 540 Greater than 6 inches
    7/23/1975 Rainbow Trout 640 Greater than 6 inches
    7/7/1975 Rainbow Trout 1,400 Greater than 6 inches
    6/11/1975 Rainbow Trout 690 Greater than 6 inches
    7/3/1974 Rainbow Trout 1,380 Greater than 6 inches
    5/20/1974 Rainbow Trout 840 Greater than 6 inches
    9/12/1973 Rainbow Trout 2,640 Greater than 6 inches
    8/10/1973 Rainbow Trout 1,960 Greater than 6 inches
    5/11/1973 Rainbow Trout 1,740 Greater than 6 inches
    5/2/1973 Rainbow Trout 1,620 Greater than 6 inches
    8/28/1972 Rainbow Trout 780 Greater than 6 inches
    8/25/1972 Rainbow Trout 1,560 Greater than 6 inches
    8/17/1972 Rainbow Trout 810 Greater than 6 inches
    8/9/1972 Rainbow Trout 690 Greater than 6 inches
    7/31/1972 Rainbow Trout 504 Greater than 6 inches
    6/8/1972 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
    5/24/1972 Rainbow Trout 390 Adults
    6/9/1971 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
    6/1/1971 Rainbow Trout 1,600 Greater than 6 inches
    9/14/1970 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
    8/14/1970 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
    7/28/1970 Rainbow Trout 1,020 Greater than 6 inches
    6/15/1970 Rainbow Trout 1,680 Greater than 6 inches
    6/8/1970 Rainbow Trout 1,320 Greater than 6 inches
    5/21/1970 Rainbow Trout 720 Greater than 6 inches
    8/5/1969 Rainbow Trout 1,560 Greater than 6 inches
    7/15/1969 Rainbow Trout 1,920 Greater than 6 inches
    6/9/1969 Rainbow Trout 1,380 Greater than 6 inches
    5/27/1969 Rainbow Trout 630 Greater than 6 inches
    7/23/1968 Rainbow Trout 2,700 Greater than 6 inches
    6/28/1968 Rainbow Trout 1,720 Greater than 6 inches
    5/28/1968 Rainbow Trout 930 Greater than 6 inches
    Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

    Licenses and Tags

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    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 Weiser River.
    Southwest Region Bag Limits
    Bass (Largemouth and Smallmouth)
    • Bass limit is 6, both species combined
    • None under 12 inches
    Brook Trout
    • Brook Trout limit is 25
    • Harvest allowed during any open season unless otherwise noted under Special Rules - if gear or bait restrictions are listed, they must be followed when fishing for Brook Trout
    Bull Trout
    • Bull Trout limit is 0, catch-and-release
    Kokanee
    • Kokanee limit is 6
    Salmon (ocean-going)
    • Salmon seasons and limits are set annually by the Idaho Fish and Game Commission and issued in a separate brochure
    • 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 Salmon River drainage (excluding lakes and Reservoirs). Between Hells Canyon Dam and Oxbow Dam and the Boise River from its mouth upstream to Barber Dam during steelhead seasons, steelhead are Rainbow Trout over twenty (20) inches in length with the adipose fin clipped (as evidenced by a healed scar)
    • Fishing for or targeting steelhead is prohibited unless a steelhead season is specifically opened for that water (see fishing regulations for details)
    Sturgeon
    • Sturgeon limit is 0, catch-and-release
    • Sturgeon must not be removed from the water and must be released upon landing
    • Barbless hooks and sliding sinkers are required, see fishing regulations for details
    Tiger Muskie
    • Tiger Muskie limit is 2, none under 40 inches
    Trout includes Brown Trout, Lake Trout, Golden Trout, Arctic Grayling, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout, land-locked Chinook and Coho Salmon, 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
    • Harvest allowed during any open season unless otherwise noted under Special Rules - if gear or bait restrictions are listed, they must be followed when fishing for whitefish
    Protected Nongame Fish includes Pacific Lamprey
    • May not be harvested or possessed
    All Other Fish Species includes bullfrogs and crayfish
    • No bag, size or possession limit
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