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Lake Pend Oreille Fishing Report

ID (Bonner, Kootenai)

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Species

Fall Styles

These are the styles that are relevant to your species in this season:

  • A-Rigging
  • Buzz Baiting
  • Carolina Rigging
  • Cast/Retrieve Deep
  • Cast/Retrieve Mid Depth
  • Cast/Retrieve Shallow
  • Chatterbaiting
  • Crankbaiting
  • Dropshot
  • Finesse Fishing
  • Froggin
  • Jerk Baiting
  • Livebait Rigging
  • Ned Rigging
  • Neko Rigging
  • Power Fishing
  • Power Jigging
  • Shaky Head Fishing
  • Spinnerbaits
  • Spybaiting
  • Texas Rigging
  • Top Water
  • Trolling Deep
  • Trolling Mid Depth
  • Trolling Shallow
  • Vertical Jigging Deep
  • Vertical Jigging Mid Depth
  • Vertical Jigging Shallow
  • Wacky Rigging

Lake Details

Summary

What you need to know about fishing Lake Pend Oreille

Lake Pend Oreille is Idaho's largest lake with over 148 square miles of water. It's known for it's fishing opportunities for both cold and warm water fish including small and largemouth bass and rainbow and lake trout, among others. On occasion a lucky angler will catch a "cutbut," a rare cross between a cutthroat and a rainbow trout. Whitefish can also be found in the lake after an introduction in the 1950s. Largemouth can be found in shallows around the mouth of the Pack River and in sloughs on the east side of the lake. Anglers can locate smallmouth bass on rocky ledges.

Waterbody Type

Lake/Pond

Coordinates

-116.3724W
48.1360N

Surface Area

375.40 sq. km

Avg. Depth

0 ft.

Species Present

Walleye, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Crappie, Panfish / Bluegill, Northern Pike, Yellow Perch, Lake Trout, Lake Whitefish, Trout

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    A-RiggingBuzz BaitingCarolina RiggingCast/Retrieve DeepCast/Retrieve Mid DepthCast/Retrieve ShallowChatterbaitingCrankbaitingDropshotFinesse FishingFrogginJerk BaitingLivebait RiggingNed RiggingNeko RiggingPower FishingPower JiggingShaky Head FishingSpinnerbaitsSpybaitingTexas RiggingTop WaterTrolling DeepTrolling Mid DepthTrolling ShallowVertical Jigging DeepVertical Jigging Mid DepthVertical Jigging ShallowWacky Rigging

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