Brown Trout


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    Clark Fork and Pack River Angler Survey Underway

    The Idaho Department of Fish and Game, in cooperation with Avista, began conducting a 10-month angler creel survey on the Clark Fork River from Lake Pend Oreille to Cabinet Gorge Dam on February 1. Additionally, we began surveying anglers fishing the Pack River, Grouse Creek, and Lightning Creek on March 1. We plan to continue these surveys through approximately December 1, 2018.

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    Magic Reservoir Shutdown

    The Big Wood Canal Company has indicated Magic Dam will close for the Season on October 1.  No salvage order has been issued. All season, method of take, and bag limit rules are still in effect.

  • New Management/Camping Fees Coming to Horsethief Reservoir

    Camping areas at Horsethief Reservoir will soon be under new management, and one of the biggest changes users will see is a new camping fee.

    Idaho Fish and Game approached YMCA leadership in the fall of 2016 regarding the possibility of a temporary partnership between the two organizations. After months of negotiation and planning, the agency will hand off campground management responsibilities to the Y beginning July 1.

  • Today - Radio Boise's "From Snow to Flow" features F&G Fisheries Manager Joe Kozfkay

    From the Radio Boise website -

    The Boise River is an incredible asset that has been taken for granted in the past. These days many individuals and groups are working hard to protect and improve is health and vitality.

    We'll talk with Joe about the Boise River fishery, how the river ran dry one day and his favorite fish to catch.

    Tune in today (March 14) at 3:00pm on Radio Boise at 89.9FM or 93.5FM. Or stream us online at

  • Ada County Begins Project to Improve Boise River Fish Habitat

    (Boise, ID) – The Ada County Environmental Advisory Board’s project to improve fish habitat in a stretch of the Boise River near Barber Park and the Eckert Bridge gets underway this week.

Brown Trout

Salmo trutta

IDAPA Classification: Game Fish
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