With so many great places to fish in Idaho, it’s easy to forget the Pacific Ocean is just a quick flight away. So, when my wife Anna and I planned a weekend getaway to Seattle, we booked a salmon adventure on the Puget Sound.
It’s definitely feeling like autumn outside, which means it’s time we anglers turn our attention to local rivers. Cooler water temps, lower flows and hungry fish usually add up to great trout fishing in October. Here are three rivers worth checking out:
If you want to catch big trout, the South Fork Boise River is the place to be. The river is known for producing giant rainbow and bull trout along with good numbers of whitefish and occasional Kokanee salmon.
The Owyhee Reservoir in southwest Idaho is an expansive lake that changes drastically throughout the year. Hiring a fishing guide is a great way to learn the lake’s tendencies and secrets to find bass.
From ideal flows in trout streams to hungry bass in reservoirs, here are some September spots worth checking out. The change of seasons brings great fishing opportunities to the Treasure Valley and beyond.
Fishing columnist Jordan Rodriguez always enjoys hearing from readers. In this week’s column, he answers questions about walleyes showing up in Lake Cascade, a record Mackinaw caught at Payette Lake and fire starters from Pine Mountain.
What is the price of an Idaho fishing license? Can I buy a permit online? What ID Fish and Game rules should I know? Get answers to your questions on one day, annual, season, resident and non-resident licenses.
Fishing in Idaho can surprise you. Big trout, catfish and bass lurk in rivers, lakes and streams around the state. The key to getting the monster fish in your net is to take care of your gear and tie your knots tight.
It’s a tricky time of year to plan a fishing trip. The heat can be stifling, and wildfire season is causing road closures and bad air quality. With that in mind, here are some destinations to try a little closer to home.
Crane Falls and Cove Arm near Bruneau, Idaho are good fishing options for anglers seeking bass, perch, bluegill or trout. Fishing for trout or Kokanee salmon? Try Anderson Ranch Reservoir or high-mountain lakes in Idaho.
The Treasure Valley is in the midst of its first heat wave of 2018. Spending a day on the water is one of the best ways to beat the 100-degree weather. Here are some good bets for cooler temps and hot fishing this week.
Everyone has their favorite kind of fishing, and methods vary in different corners of the globe. But no matter where or how you fish, there is one universal truth — if you’re catching fish, you’re doing it right.