There are a few things you will need to do before you can go fishing in Idaho. First, make sure you have a valid fishing license. Second, check the state fishing laws or regulations for the waterway where you plan to fish. Finally, learn where the fish are biting by reading fishing reports for your area or by networking with other anglers at a local fishing education class.

Want to get more information about fishing in Idaho? Find more specifics through the Idaho Department of Fish and Game and by reading the Idaho Angler’s Guide.

Free Fishing Days in Idaho

There are state-designated Free Fishing Days each year to give beginning anglers a chance to try fishing without having to purchase a license. If you are an experienced angler, this is also the perfect time for you to mentor someone who is new to the sport.