Fishing and Boating in Idaho

There are Idaho fishing experiences to suit anglers of every level on the state’s many lakes, reservoirs and rivers. You can enjoy trout fishing by boat or plan a trip with friends and spend a few hours Idaho creek fishing. Find out about ID fishing licenses, regulations, where to fish, and more

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Idaho Fishing

Go fishing in Idaho and take advantage of the state’s diverse natural habitats. Get started fishing in Idaho now.

Get an Idaho Fishing License

Buying a fishing license is the first & most important step for any angler. Get more information.

Idaho Boating

Our resources for Idaho boating will make it easier for you to spend quality time on the water with your family.

Register A Boat In Idaho

Registering your boat is easier than you think. Get information about how to register your boat.

Fishing and Boating Events in Idaho

Oct.
1

Adult coho salmon spawning

Fish spawning and egg collection. depending on number of fish available, readiness to spawn, and meeting broodstock collection goals. Specific date(s) vary yearly. Please call ahead to confirm dates and times.

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Oct.
1

Fish ladder opens for steelhead

Adult fish that return throuth the hatchery through the ladder are kept in outside holding ponds temporarily until they are spawned. The ladder will be closed following the collection of 500 adult steelhead. This may occur any...

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Oct.
1

Fish ladder opens for early-run coho

Adult fish that return throuth the hatchery through the ladder are kept in outside holding ponds temporarily until they are spawned. Specific date(s) vary yearly.

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How to Get Your Boating License or Boater Education Card

How to Get Your Boating License or Boater Education Card

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