Lake and Pond Fishing

Photo of an angler in a boat trolling for trout on Priest LakeNorth Idaho is probably best known for its three large lakes: Priest, Pend Oreille, and Coeur d'Alene. Each lake is capable of producing large fish. The world record rainbow trout (37 pounds) was caught in Lake Pend Oreille. Even bigger fish have been caught in the other two lakes. The state record northern pike (38 pound 9 ounce) and landlocked chinook salmon (42 pounds) come from Lake Coeur d'Alene while...

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Lake and Pond Fishing Areas

  • Coeur d'Alene River Area area description
  • Beauty Creek Campground
  • Bell Bay Campground
  • Mokins Bay Campground
  • Rainy Hill Boat Launch
  • Revett Lake Trail #9
  • Lower Kootenai River Area area description
  • Ball and Pyramid Lakes Trail #43
  • Big Fisher Lake Trail #41
  • Brush Lake Picnic Area
  • Parker Ridge Trail #221
  • Red Top Trail #102
  • Robinson Lake Campground
  • Smith Lake Campground
  • Solomon Lake Campsite
  • West Fork Trail #347
  • Pend Oreille Lake Area area description
  • Lake Darling Trail #52
  • Maiden Rock Campground
  • Sam Owen Campground
  • Whiskey Rock Bay Campground
  • Priest Lake Area area description
  • Outlet at Priest Lake Campground
  • Reeder Bay Campground
  • St. Joe River Area area description
  • Lookout Mountain Trail #52
  • Mallard Larkins Pioneer Area Trails
Areas & Activities


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