Upper Snake Region Guide

Guide created on 2017-11-06


Region Exceptions

Muskrat

Dates:
Open Season
License:
Hunting License and Trapping License
Method:
Trapping

Tiger trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6, all species combined
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
Does not include bull trout and brook trout which are listed separately

Fox

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset

Tiger muskie

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Size:
none under 40 inches

Largemouth bass

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6, both species combined
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season

Trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
includes tributaries no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
December 1 through Friday before Memorial Day weekend
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Saturday of Memorial Day weekend through November 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
includes tributaries no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Method:
fly-fishing only
Special:
Harriman State Park no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
an alpine lake
Size:
none under 20 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: South Fork Snake River/Henrys Fork upstream to Vernon Bridge no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
December 1 through Friday before Memorial Day weekend
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From Vernon Bridge upstream to Ashton Dam

Dates:
Saturday of Memorial Day weekend to November 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From Vernon Bridge upstream to Ashton Dam no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only, No bait allowed, barbless hooks required
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From the posted boundary upstream of the Riverside Campground upstream to the lower Harriman State Park boundary

Dates:
June 16 through November 30
License:
Required
Method:
catch and release, fly fishing only, barbless hooks required
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From the lower Harriman State Park boundary upstream to the upper Harriman State Park boundary (Harriman Ranch)

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only, No bait allowed, barbless hooks required
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From the upper Harriman State Park boundary to Island Park Dam

Dates:
December 1 through Friday before Memorial Day weekend
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From McCrea Bridge upstream to the Henrys Lake Outlet

Dates:
December 1 through Friday before Memorial Day weekend
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6, only 2 may be cuttroat trout
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From McCrea Bridge upstream to the Henrys Lake Outlet
Size:
no cutthroat trout under 16 inches

Dates:
Dec. 1 through the Friday before Memorial Day weekend
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
(except Warm River, Fall River, and Thurmon Creek)

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
(except Warm River, Fall River, and Thurmon Creek) no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
Saturday of Memorial Day weekend through January 1
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2
Special:
All except the section containing those portions of the lake within the posted boundaries of Staley Springs and within 100 yards of Hatchery Creek brook trout must be counted in the trout limit Fishing may not continue after 2 trout have been reduced to possession

Dates:
December 1 through Friday before Memorial Day weekend
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6, only 2 may be cutthroat trout
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Size:
no cutthroat trout under 16 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions
Special:
no motors

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
an alpine lake
Size:
none under 20 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
(alpine lakes in the Palisades Creek drainage)

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6, only 2 may be cutthroat trout
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
Section: Gem Lake Dam to Osgood Diversion

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
Section: Osgood Diversion upstream to the confluence of Henrys Fork (North and South Fork) No harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
an alpine lake
Size:
none under 20 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season

Dates:
December 1 through Friday before Memorial Day weekend
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
Includes Tributaries All sections except the section Within the posted boundaries from the bridge near the Parker (Schueller) Cabin to the mouth of Robinson Creek upstream to State Highway 47 bridge

Dates:
December 1 through Friday before Memorial Day weekend
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
Includes Tributaries All sections except the section Within the posted boundaries from the bridge near the Parker (Schueller) Cabin to the mouth of Robinson Creek upstream to State Highway 47 bridge no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6, all species combined
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
Does not include bull trout and brook trout which are listed separately

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From Highway 20 bridge upstream to the posted boundary upstream of Riverside Campground no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
Saturday of Memorial Day weekend through November 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
(except Warm River, Fall River, and Thurmon Creek)

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
includes tributaries no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
Saturday of Memorial Day weekend through November 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
December 1 through Friday before Memorial Day weekend
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Method:
fly-fishing only
Special:
Harriman State Park no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: South Fork Snake River/Henrys Fork upstream to Vernon Bridge no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
December 1 through Friday before Memorial Day weekend
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From Vernon Bridge upstream to Ashton Dam

Dates:
Saturday of Memorial Day weekend to November 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From Vernon Bridge upstream to Ashton Dam no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only, No bait allowed, barbless hooks required
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From the posted boundary upstream of the Riverside Campground upstream to the lower Harriman State Park boundary

Dates:
June 16 through November 30
License:
Required
Method:
catch and release, fly fishing only, barbless hooks required
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From the lower Harriman State Park boundary upstream to the upper Harriman State Park boundary (Harriman Ranch)

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only, No bait allowed, barbless hooks required
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From the upper Harriman State Park boundary to Island Park Dam

Dates:
December 1 through Friday before Memorial Day weekend
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From McCrea Bridge upstream to the Henrys Lake Outlet

Dates:
December 1 through Friday before Memorial Day weekend
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6, only 2 may be cuttroat trout
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From McCrea Bridge upstream to the Henrys Lake Outlet
Size:
no cutthroat trout under 16 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From Highway 20 bridge upstream to the posted boundary upstream of Riverside Campground no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
Dec. 1 through the Friday before Memorial Day weekend
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
(except Warm River, Fall River, and Thurmon Creek)

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
(except Warm River, Fall River, and Thurmon Creek) no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
Saturday of Memorial Day weekend through November 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
(except Warm River, Fall River, and Thurmon Creek)

Dates:
December 1 through Friday before Memorial Day weekend
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
December 1 through Friday before Memorial Day weekend
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
December 1 through Friday before Memorial Day weekend
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
December 1 through Friday before Memorial Day weekend
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
December 1 through Friday before Memorial Day weekend
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season

Bluehead sucker

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
may not be harvested
Special:
May not be harvested or possessed

Marten

Dates:
Open Season
License:
Hunting License and Trapping License
Method:
Trapping

Bass

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6, both species combined
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
Section: American Falls Reservoir upstream to Gem Lake Dam
Size:
any size

Bull trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
No bull trout harvest is allowed

All other fish species

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Leatherside chub

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
may not be harvested
Special:
May not be harvested or possessed

Arctic graylings

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6, all species combined
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
Does not include bull trout and brook trout which are listed separately

Kokanee salmon

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
15
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only

Brown trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6, all species combined
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
Does not include bull trout and brook trout which are listed separately

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Size:
none under 16 inches

Cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6, all species combined
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
Does not include bull trout and brook trout which are listed separately

Dates:
July 1 through March 31
License:
Required
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Method:
Catch and Release

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
includes tributaries no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
Section: Osgood Diversion upstream to the confluence of Henrys Fork (North and South Fork) No harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release
Special:
no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
Includes Tributaries All sections except the section Within the posted boundaries from the bridge near the Parker (Schueller) Cabin to the mouth of Robinson Creek upstream to State Highway 47 bridge no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
includes tributaries no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
includes tributaries no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: South Fork Snake River/Henrys Fork upstream to Vernon Bridge no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From Vernon Bridge upstream to Ashton Dam no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From Highway 20 bridge upstream to the posted boundary upstream of Riverside Campground no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release
Special:
no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: South Fork Snake River/Henrys Fork upstream to Vernon Bridge no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From Vernon Bridge upstream to Ashton Dam no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From Highway 20 bridge upstream to the posted boundary upstream of Riverside Campground no harvest of cutthroat trout

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
Memorial Day weekend Saturday to November 30
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only

Rainbow trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6, all species combined
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
Does not include bull trout and brook trout which are listed separately

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Otter

Dates:
Open Season
License:
Hunting License and Trapping License
Method:
Trapping

Protected nongame fish

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
may not be harvested
Special:
May not be harvested or possessed

Whitefish

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
25
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
Harvest allowed during any open season unless otherwise noted if gear or bait restrictions are listed, they must be followed when fishing for whitefish

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release
Special:
includes tributaries

Splake

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6, all species combined
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
Does not include bull trout and brook trout which are listed separately

Bobcat

Dates:
Open Season
License:
Hunting License and Trapping License
Method:
Trapping

Crayfish

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Mink

Dates:
Open Season
License:
Hunting License and Trapping License
Method:
Trapping

Smallmouth bass

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6, both species combined
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season

Trout hybrids

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6, all species combined
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
Does not include bull trout and brook trout which are listed separately

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Brook trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
25
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
Harvest allowed during any open season unless otherwise noted if gear or bait restrictions are listed, they must be followed when fishing for brook trout

Dates:
July 1 through March 31
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
25, only two brook trout over 16 inches
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Size:
only 2 brook trout over 16 inches

Lake trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6, all species combined
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
Does not include bull trout and brook trout which are listed separately

Sturgeon

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Method:
Catch and Release only, Barbless hooks and sliding sinkers are required
Special:
Sturgeon must not be removed from the water and must be released upon landing

Bullfrog

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Beaver

Dates:
Open Season
License:
Hunting License and Trapping License
Method:
Trapping

Golden trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Bag Limit:
6, all species combined
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
Does not include bull trout and brook trout which are listed separately

Badger

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset

No bait allowed, barbless hooks required

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From the upper Harriman State Park boundary to Island Park Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From the upper Harriman State Park boundary to Island Park Dam

Closed to fishing all year

Dates:
December 1 through June 14
License:
Required
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From the lower Harriman State Park boundary upstream to the upper Harriman State Park boundary (Harriman Ranch)

Dates:
December 1 through June 14
License:
Required
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From the lower Harriman State Park boundary upstream to the upper Harriman State Park boundary (Harriman Ranch)

It is legal to take fish with dip nets, by snagging or by hand

Dates:
April 1 Through April 30
License:
Required
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
Section: From the Highway 48 bridge upstream to the Great Feeder irrigation diversion headgate

Watercraft restrictions

Dates:
March 1 through July 15
License:
Required
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
no boats, rafts or float tubes

Dates:
March 1 through July 15
License:
Required
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
(west of the posted boundary which runs north and south from McKenzie Point) no boats, rafts or float tubes

Dates:
Saturday of Memorial Day weekend to July 15
License:
Required
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
no boats, rafts or float tubes Additional closures to protect wildlife may be in effect. Call the Upper Snake Regional Office at 208-525-7290 for the latest information.

Dates:
Saturday of Memorial Day weekend to November 30
License:
Required
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
motorized watercraft prohibited Additional closures to protect wildlife may be in effect. Call the Upper Snake Regional Office at 208-525-7290 for the latest information.

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
no motors

Closed to all fishing

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Special:
Harriman State Park

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From Henrys Lake Outlet upstream to the head of Big Springs

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Special:
Section: Those portions of the lake within the posted boundaries of Staley Springs and within 100 yards of Hatchery Creek

Dates:
January 2 through Friday before Memorial Day weekend
License:
Required
Special:
All except the section containing those portions of the lake within the posted boundaries of Staley Springs and within 100 yards of Hatchery Creek

Dates:
April 1 through June 30
License:
Required

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Special:
A Henrys Lake tributary

Dates:
Dec. 1 through the Friday before Memorial Day weekend
License:
Required

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Special:
Harriman State Park

Dates:
June 1 through June 30
License:
Required

Dates:
June 1 through June 30
License:
Required

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Special:
Harriman State Park

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Special:
Includes Tributaries Section: Within the posted boundaries from the bridge near the Parker (Schueller) Cabin to the mouth of Robinson Creek upstream to State Highway 47 bridge

Dates:
June 1 through June 30
License:
Required

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Special:
Harriman State Park

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Special:
(Snake River, North Fork) Section: From Henrys Lake Outlet upstream to the head of Big Springs

Dates:
June 1 through June 30
License:
Required

Dates:
June 1 through June 30
License:
Required

Dates:
June 1 through June 30
License:
Required

Dates:
June 1 through June 30
License:
Required

Dates:
June 1 through June 30
License:
Required

Ice fishing

Dates:
All year
License:
Required
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season
Special:
restricted to the area from the dam to the posted boundary about 1 mile upstream

Required

Dates:
All year
Special:
Fishing is not allowed within the posted upstream and downstream boundary of any fish weir or trap.
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season

Dates:
All year
Bag Limit:
2, any species
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season

Dates:
All year
Bag Limit:
2, any species
Possession Limit:
3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season

Hunting license

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Special:
Upper Snake Region: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, and Teton counties

Activities Available

Furbearer Hunting
Game Bird Hunting
Fresh Water Fishing
Small Game Hunting
Turkey Hunting
Big Game Hunting
Rabbit Hunting

Methods Available

Barbless Hook
Catch And Release
Watercraft
Archery And Spear Fishing
Fishing Shelter
Artificial Fly
Unlawful
Closed To All Fishing
Identification
Prohibited,the Use Or Aid Of Any Electronic Call
Closed
Catch And Release Only, No Bait Allowed, Barbless Hooks Required
Trapping
May Not Be Harvested
It Is Legal To Take Fish With Dip Nets, By Snagging Or By Hand
Catch And Release Only, Only Single-pointed Barbless Hooks Are Allowed
Trapping Prohibitions
Watercraft Restrictions
Catch-and-Release Fishing
Hands, Use Of For Fishing
Attendance Of Fishing Gear
Snagging
Prohibited, Trap, Snare, Net, Crossbow, Slingshot, Handheld Or Thrown Missiles, Firearms Except A Shotgun Using Shells Not Exceeding 3 ½ Inches Maximum Length, Except Forest Grouse.
Prohibited
Artificial Lure
On The Birding Island Segment
Catch And Release Only
Contest/Tournament Fishing
Chumming, Illegal
Other Set Trap
Fly-fishing Only
No Bait Allowed, Barbless Hooks Required
Specific Closures See Special
Molesting Fish
Trapping Or Seining
Ground Set Trap
Prohibited, Unlawful
Water Set Trap
Fly-Fishing
Prohibited: The Use Or Aid Of Any Electronic Call
Only Single-pointed Barbless Hooks Are Allowed
Bait, Prohibited
Prohibited: From Any Watercraft.
Illegal Fishing Methods
Gaff Hook
Prohibited From Any Watercraft.
Special Closures See Special
Identification Requirements
Prohibited, With A Trap, Snare, Net, Crossbow, Slingshot, Handheld Or Thrown Missiles, Firearms Except A Shotgun Using Shells Not Exceeding 3 ½ Inches Maximum Length, Except Forest Grouse
Bait
Closed To Fishing All Year
Maggot
Youth Hunt Only
Prohibited: The Aid Of Baiting.
Prohibited: Forest Grouse Shall Not Be Taken With A Trap, Snare, Net Or Crossbow. See Special For Excetpions
Closed To Fishing
Prohibited, Trap, Snare, Net, Or Shotgun Using Shotgun Shells Exceeding 3 1/2 Inches In Length
Catch And Release Only, Barbless Hooks And Sliding Sinkers Are Required
Hook
Fishing
Ice Fishing
Bait Fishing
Catch And Release, Fly Fishing Only, Barbless Hooks Required

State-wide Species Available

All Other Fish Species
Arctic Graylings
Badger
Bass
Beaver
Black Crappie
Blueback Salmon
Bluegill
Blue Grouse
Bluehead Sucker
Bobcat
Bobwhite Quail
Brook Trout
Brown Trout
Bullfrog
Bullhead
Bull Trout
California Quail
Catfish
Chinook Salmon
Chiselmouth
Chukar
Coho Salmon
Cottontail Rabbit
Crayfish
Cutthroat Trout
Dusky Grouse
Fox
Gambel's Quail
Golden Trout
Gray Partridge
Kokanee Salmon
Lake Trout
Largemouth Bass
Leatherside Chub
Lynx
Mackinaw Trout
Marten
Mink
Minnows
Mountain Quail
Mountain Whitefish
Mule Deer
Muskrat
Northern Bobwhite Quail
Northern Pike
Northern Pikeminnow
Northern Squawfish
Otter
Pheasant
Protected Nongame Fish
Pygmy Rabbit
Rainbow Trout
Ring-necked Pheasant
Ruffed Grouse
Sage-grouse
Sage Grouse
Sharp-Tailed Grouse
Smallmouth Bass
Sockeye Salmon
Splake
Spruce Grouse
Steelhead
Sturgeon
Tiger Muskie
Tiger Trout
Trout
Trout Hybrids
Utah Chub
Walleye
White-Tailed Deer
White Crappie
Whitefish
White Sturgeon
Yellow Perch

General Regulations

Always check your state's official documentation. See our list of state regulations.