Bogus Creek

Tributary of Shafer Creek

    Bogus Creek in Boise County is 6.9 miles in length and flows from an elevation of 6,833 to 4,055 feet.

    Fish Stocking Records

    No stocking records found for Bogus Creek.
    Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

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    Fishing Rules

    All Waters Open All Year

    Except as modified in Special Rule Waters
    Fishing is not allowed within the posted upstream and downstream boundary of any fish weir or trap.

    Daily Bag Limits

    Regional bag and possession 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 Bogus Creek.
    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
    • No bull trout harvest is allowed
    Kokanee
    • Kokanee limit is 6
    Salmon (ocean-going)
    • Salmon seasons and limits are set annually by the Idaho Fish and Game Commission and rules are 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). 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, trout hybrids, land-locked Chinook and coho salmon
    • 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 and sand rollers
    • May not be harvested or possessed
    All Other Fish Species includes bullfrogs and crayfish
    • No bag, size or possession limit
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