Perch Study on Lake Cascade and More Fishing News & Information!

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lake cascade perch study 2022

Fisheries managers in the Southwest Region and University of Idaho graduate student Bryce Marciniak kicked off a study looking into the interactions between perch, pikeminnow and bass populations to determine their influence on the survival of juvenile perch.

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Fall Chinook fishing opens Aug. 18, and details are available in the 2022-24 Fishing Seasons and Rules booklet

Chinook anglers get another chance to catch one of Idaho’s most prized fish as the fall run is heading toward Idaho and the fishing season opens in many areas on Aug. 18. See full details in the Idaho Fishing Seasons and Rules booklet.

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CJ sturgeon closure 2022

Citing a need to protect sturgeon amid abnormally low dissolved oxygen levels and high water temperatures on a portion of CJ Strike Reservoir, Idaho Fish and Game Director Ed Schriever  signed a conservation closure order for sturgeon fishing in the portion of the Snake River arm.

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10 reasons to keep fishing (or learn to fish) during late summer

Savvy anglers know there are many reasons to fish this time of year, and if you’re a beginner, reasons to start fishing, or expanding on your knowledge if you’re a novice. Here are 10 reasons why fishing is great during summer, and into fall.

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Fish salvage issued on Big Lost River from Beck Diversion downstream to Moore Diversion

Effective Aug. 16 until Sept. 15, 2022 fish from the Big Lost River downstream of the Beck Diversion to the Moore Diversion may be taken by any method except firearms, explosives, chemicals or electric current, all size and number limits are suspended.

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Public can comment on F&G's draft State Wildlife Action Plan through Aug. 31

Idaho Fish and Game is taking comments on its Draft Idaho State Wildlife Action Plan 2022, which is a statewide plan for conserving and managing Idaho’s most at-risk fish and wildlife and the habitats they depend on. People can review the draft plan and submit comments by August 31.

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