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Idaho Fishing and Boating

With over 10,000 named streams and rivers and another 1228 named lakes to choose from, there is an Idaho fishing and boating experience to suit anglers of every level. Check out the resources below to plan your own Idaho fishing and boating adventure. Learn more about Idaho fishing licenses and boat registrations.

Idaho Fishing and Boating

Idaho Fishing

Go fishing in Idaho and take advantage of the state’s diverse natural habitats. Get started fishing in Idaho now.

Buy Your Idaho Fishing License Online

Get an Idaho Fishing License

Buying a fishing license is the first & most important step for any angler. Get more information.

Idaho Boating

In lieu of an Idaho boating license, proof of successfully completing a state-approved boater education course is sufficient. More boating resources.

Register A Boat In Idaho

Registering your boat is easier than you think. Get information about how to register your boat.

Fishing and Boating Events in Idaho


Kleiner Pond Free Fishing Clinic

Free Fishing Day Fishing Clinic– June 13, 2020– Kleiner Pond in Meridian, Idaho Free Fishing Day is going to be celebrated in Idaho on June 13, 2020 as part of the National Fishing and Boating Week. This is the 25th year th...

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Snake River Water Trail Excursion 2020

Several members of the Snake River Water Trail will float the entire 205 miles of the water trail. There will be events held at the beginning, end and many communities in between. Each town or community will be responsible for...

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