Is Bear Lake good for fishing?
Bear Lake produces fresh fish harvests year-round and first light to mid-morning is the prime time to catch! The summer months are hot and fish tend to hide in the deeper, cooler waters, early fall promises a good return as the Lake Trout come to shore at the marina making for great night fishing!
Are there any fish in Bear Lake?
Bear Lake is home to a trophy cutthroat trout fishery where the Idaho State record cutthroat of 19 lbs. was caught. Lake trout also inhabit the lake and may grow to 30 lbs. Trolling and jigging from boats can be done throughout the year (winter and spring months being the most productive).
What creatures live in Bear Lake?
Many bird species use Bear Lake seasonally or during migrations. Herons, egrets, sandpipers, rails, pelicans, geese, coots, grebes, Tundra swans and osprey are common visitors throughout the year.