Press Release

Grab your fishing rod, Salmon regional waters to be stocked in May

With the warmer weather, it’s time to grab your fishing gear and go fishing.

Idaho Department of Fish and Game will stock over 4,400 catchable-sized rainbow trout at the following location in May.

LOCATION                                    WEEK STOCKED NUMBER OF TROUT

Blue Mountain Meadow Pond   May 6-10              300

Hayden Creek Pond                     May 13-17           500

Hayden Creek Pond                     May 20-24           500

Hyde Creek Pond                          May 13-17           200

Hyde Creek Pond                          May 20-24           200

Kids Creek Pond                           May 13-17           200

Kids Creek Pond                           May 20-24           200

Mosquito Flat Reservoir              May 20-24           1,000

Squaw Creek Pond                       May 6-10             300

Stanley Lake                                  May 20-24           1,000

The number of trout actually released may be altered by weather, water conditions, equipment problems or schedule changes. If delays occur, trout will be released when conditions become favorable.

In addition, personnel from Fish and Game’s Pahsimeroi Hatchery stocked Blue Mountain Meadow Pond at the Challis Golf Course and Squaw Creek Pond near Clayton with approximately 100 steelhead each on April 25. Steelhead stocked in ponds are considered in the trout bag limit.

Anglers can find more detailed information on each of these waters, including maps, facilities, species present, stocking records, and fishing rules by visiting the Idaho Fishing Planner.