August 4, 2022 - 8:43 AM MDT
When the snow on the mountain tops has melted, access to high mountain lakes is quite varied and provides a unique opportunity to choose your own fishing adventure.
July 20, 2022 - 1:57 PM MDT
High alpine lakes across Idaho’s backcountry provide some fantastic fishing opportunities in some beautiful scenery. Alpine lakes can offer a wide variety of trout fish, including cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, grayling, brook trout and even the occasional golden trout. This diversity of fishing options is no accident, and is mainly the result of a long history of fish stocking.
January 15, 2021 - 2:36 PM MST
Fish and Game fisheries managers plan to stock a total of nearly 13 million resident hatchery fish in 2021.
August 13, 2020 - 10:39 AM MDT
Congratulations to Joseph Putnam Evans on landing a new catch/release state record for Golden Trout. Joseph caught the remarkable trout on July 20th using a wet fly (rigged on spinning tackle). After a quick measurement and photo, he released the 19.7" golden trout to claim a new catch/release record.
August 14, 2017 - 7:55 AM MDT
Biologists completed a three-year study of mountain lakes to compare two kinds of trout used for stocking.