Press Release

Horsethief Reservoir Hosts Youth Ice Fishing Event

The 11th Annual Youth Ice Fishing Day at Horsethief Reservoir is just around the corner and kids and their parents are invited to spend a fun-filled day on the ice, fishing for rainbow trout. Sponsored by Idaho Youth Outdoors, Idaho Fish and Game and a host of others, this free event kicks off at 10:00am on Saturday, January 11, wrapping up at 3:00pm.

No fishing license is required, and a limited amount of fishing gear will be available for use. Full details regarding the event – including a list of what to bring for a day of fun on the ice – can be found at this link: Questions regarding the event can be sent to

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Evin Oneale, IDFG

The rallying point for the day’s events is on the west side of Horsethief Reservoir, at the King’s Point boat ramp. Parking is somewhat limited and participants are encouraged to carpool.

To reach Horsethief Reservoir, travel on State Highway 55 to Cascade, Idaho. Just north of Cascade, turn east onto the Warm Lake Highway. Travel six miles, then turn south (right) onto Horsethief Reservoir’s entrance road. Travel 1.1 miles to the junction and bear right, traveling another mile to King’s Point.

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