Big Wood River

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Be ready for hard fighting, healthy wild trout! There is no stocking on the main Big Wood River which runs for 137 miles in central Idaho. Team up with a local outfitter to help you create the perfect cast and amazing memories in this breathtaking location.

Magic Valley Region Idaho Fish and Game, Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association, Outfitters and Guides Licensing Board

Things To Know

  • Fish Species in the Big Wood River: Rainbow, Brown and Brook trout.
  • General season Memorial Day weekend to the end of November.
  • Some areas open year-round for catch and release.
  • Any person 14 years of age or older must have a valid license or permit to fish in Idaho. Resident children under 14 years of age need not be licensed and may have their own separate limit. Nonresident children under 14 years of age if not licensed, must be accompanied by the holder of a valid fishing license and their fish must be included in the license holder's limit or the child may purchase their own license and have their own limit. license information can be found here

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