FISH AND GAME
LICENSES TO HUNT, FISH AND TRAP
36-410. Steelhead trout — Anadromous salmon permits. No person shall fish for steelhead trout or anadromous salmon except as herein provided:
(a) Permits Required — Fee. Any person holding a valid fishing or combined fishing and hunting license of a class and kind mentioned in section 36-406 or in subsections (b) and (i) of section 36-407, Idaho Code, may purchase, in accordance with the rules promulgated by the commission, steelhead trout permits and/or anadromous salmon permits at a fee as specified in section 36-416, Idaho Code, for each kind of permit. The person to whom such permits are issued shall then be entitled to fish for and take steelhead trout and/or anadromous salmon subject to the limitations prescribed in this title and rules promulgated by the commission. Permits shall be valid only during the period of time that the corresponding basic license is valid.
(b) Unlicensed Resident. Bona fide residents of Idaho who are expressly exempt from license requirements to fish in the public waters of the state may choose one (1) of the following options:
1. Purchase and use such permits as an individual; or
2. May fish for and take steelhead trout and/or anadromous salmon without having permits therefor if accompanied by a properly licensed permit holder, provided that any such fish caught shall be included in the daily, seasonal and possession limit of the accompanying licensed permit holder.
(c) Unlicensed Nonresident Children. Unlicensed nonresident children under the age of fourteen (14) years shall not be eligible to obtain a steelhead trout or anadromous salmon permit, but may take such fish if accompanied by a holder of a valid license and permit, provided that any steelhead trout or anadromous salmon caught by such children shall be included in the daily, seasonal and possession limit of the accompanying licensed permit holder.
[36-410, added 1976, ch. 95, sec. 2, p. 338; am. 1986, ch. 294, sec. 1, p. 739; am. 1992, ch. 81, sec. 8, p. 230; am. 2000, ch. 211, sec. 13, p. 558; am. 2002, ch. 234, sec. 6, p. 692; am. 2010, ch. 92, sec. 1, p. 177.]