Kokanee Fishing Guides
Stock Your freezer with kokanee fish
It is not uncommon to catch 100 of these tasty fish in a day.
Dworshak Reservoir is home to one of the largest populations of Kokanee in the state of Idaho. We offer Kokanee trips from February through July before the Kokanee make their trek into the upper reaches of the reservoir to spawn.
Generally, Dworshak Reservoir Kokanee average around 10″, but that can vary from year to year. The limit is 25 Kokanee per angler, and these fish are awesome table fare, from pan-fried, smoked, or canned – you won’t be disappointed in this catch.
What Is Kokanee?
A Kokanee is a land-locked Sockeye Salmon, which is known for its vibrant red flesh that is highly prized in many cultures in the Northwest United States. We target these fish with a few different techniques. Our main technique is with lake trolls (i.e. Luhr Jensen Cow Bell, Bolo, Ford Fender, etc.) rigged in front of a wedding ring spinner tipped with corn and/or maggots.
Why our kokanee fishing guides are superior
Beautiful Kokanee Fishing Guides at The Dworshak Reservoir.
Besides catching great eating fish, Dworshak Reservoir provides great scenery with lush evergreen trees growing on the mountainsides, countless creek tributaries with year-round flowing water, and 80 remote campsites for the overnight angler. Dworshak Reservoir is an extremely popular fishing and recreation lake with the residents. Book a Dworshak trip with us and see why.
Why Our Dworshak Reservoir Fishing Guides Are So Popular.
We can combo Smallmouth Bass and Kokanee fishing trips depending on the time of the year, or you can choose one or the other. Our Dworshak Reservoir Kokanee Fishing Guide Service is ready to get you on the water. Contact Us today to reserve your fishing adventure.
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Frequently Asked Questions about our fishing trips
HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN I BRING ON MY TRIP?
The legal max boatload is six anglers, but with six full time guides available we are able to accommodate large groups of more than six people.
IS LUNCH/DRINKS PROVIDED ON MY TRIPS?
We do provide a BBQ lunch and drinks on all Clearwater, Snake, and Dworshak trips. Lunch and drinks ARE NOT provided on any of our Columbia River or Grande Ronde river trips.
HOW MANY HOURS ARE WE ON THE WATER?
Look forward to at least 8 hours of fishing unless you book a half day trip, then look forward to 4 hours of fishing
DO YOU PROVIDE ALL THE GEAR WE NEED TO FISH?
Yes, each guide is fully equipped with top-notch rods, reels and bait to ensure success on your trip.
DO I NEED TO PRE-PAY OR PLACE A DEPOSIT DOWN TO HOLD MY SPOT?
We require a 50% deposit at the time of booking, final payment must be made in full 10 days prior to your trip. We do not offer refunds for cancellations or head-count changes made inside 10 days of your trip.
DO YOU CLEAN AND FILLET OUR CATCH?
Yes, all of our guides will clean and fillet your catch unless otherwise specified.