Press Release

Salmon Region waters to be stocked with trout in August

Idaho Department of Fish and Game will stock 13,640 rainbow trout in the 10-12 inch range in August at the following locations: 

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Mike Demick - IDFG

Location; Week Stocked; Number of Trout

  • Alturas Lake; August 12-16; 1,740
  • Bayhorse Lake; August 5-9; 2,000
  • Blue Mt. Meadow Pond; August 26-30; 300
  • Capehorn Lake; August 5-9; 300
  • Hayden Creek Pond; August 26-30; 1,000
  • Kids Creek Pond; August 26-30; 400
  • Little Bayhorse Lake; August 19-23; 1,000
  • Meadow Lake; August 12-16; 1,900
  • Perkins Lake; August 5-9; 300
  • Salmon River (Decker Flats to Sunbeam Hot Springs); August 12-16 & August 25-30; 1,600 total
  • Sawtooth Kids Pond; August 5-9 & August 19-23; 200 total
  • Squaw Creek Pond; August 26-30; 300
  • Stanley Lake; August 12-16; 1,100
  • Valley Creek; August 25-30; 250
  • Yankee Fork Dredge Ponds; August 5-9 & August 19-23; 1,000 total

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.

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