SALMON, Idaho (KIFI) – Now is a wonderful time for kids to try out ice fishing at Hyde Pond in close proximity to Salmon.
If a youth 16 decades of age or youthful catches a tagged trout from Hyde Pond, they can convey the tag into the Salmon Fish and Video game office environment and gather a prize. Prizes consist of fishing gear, deal with containers and rod and reel combinations.
“Last year, this model of derby was well-liked, so we wanted to carry on a period-prolonged celebration where children have extra time to participate and ideally have some exciting,” reported Greg Schoby, Idaho Fish and Match fisheries supervisor primarily based in Salmon.
More than 50 trout have presently been tagged, and prize-profitable tag returns will be accepted by means of Could 31. The brightly-colored tags are on or marginally powering the dorsal fin.
Besides a generous stocking of 10 to 12-inch trout, Hyde Pond also retains above 140 larger sized, 3-5 pound rainbow trout donated from Very clear Springs Foodstuff of Mackay.
“Catching one particular those people will undoubtedly develop some pleasure for the kids,” Schoby said.
All Idaho fishing laws use, which include anglers 14 years of age or older must have a legitimate Idaho fishing license.
Party sponsors include the Idaho Department of Fish and Sport, U.S. Forest Provider, Bureau of Land Management, Trout Limitless, 93 Outside Sports activities and Salmon River Flybox.