Idaho Fish and Game
Idaho Trout are plentiful in Southeast Idaho!
Southeast Idaho is about space, lots of it. We haven't
encroached on the wildlife areas in the manner several other
states have. That means Idaho is paradise for hunting, fishing,
or simply observing the abundance of wildlife that share our
lands with us. All of Idaho's big game species except mountain
goats and wild sheep are found in Region Five. Fishing
in the region is bountiful.
That's a surprise to the casual observer.
If you stay on the Interstate highways you'll see very little of the abundance
of waters which make the area a Mecca for dedicated fishermen winter and summer.
Thirty one fishable reservoirs and many streams, creeks, and rivers are located
in the 110 mile length and 105 mile breadth of this travel region.
Map of local
Idaho Fish And Game Permits & Reports
Seasons and catch limits vary widely in the region and licenses are required.
Short term and season non resident fishing and hunting licenses and official
information publications are available at sporting goods shops in each
Fishing on the Bear River at the Oneida Narrows near Preston Idaho
The Idaho Fish & Game Fishing Trailer will be travelling all over southeast Idaho this summer! It is equipped with fishing gear for use by the public for free, they provide fishing instruction to those that need it, and if you register at the trailer— no fishing license is necessary!! See their schedule and our
Click on "Fishing" then on the markers for the reservoir name
to see details and get driving directions.
Southeast Idaho Hunting
Game birds are plentiful. Vast open spaces support a
variety of game birds which prefer landing feeding, and dozens
of reservoirs, streams and rivers mean water fowl abound.
Especially worthy of note is the population of Canada goose.
Not only do these geese breed in high numbers in the area, the
region is located in the migratory flyway. These factors
combine to make Region Five one of the highest harvest areas for
the Great Basin Canada Goose population.
Big Game populations are deer, moose and elk. Idaho hunters are
also proficient at archery and you may want to investigate the
hunting seasons reserved to bow hunters.
By the way Eastern Hunters,
when an Idaho buck is counted it's just one
side. So a four-point buck is a pretty big animal!
Fish & Game - 1-800-635-7820 or 1-800-275-3474 can provide more
Visit Fishing Southeast Idaho to
learn more about fishing here and view more photos.
Visit Southeast Idaho Mule
Deer Foundation to learn more about Southeast Idaho Mule Deer.
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Guided Buffalo Hunting Expediton Brochure
Guided Elk Hunts in Southeast Idaho