Oct 2019: 2019 Projects Report

For more 2019 Project details, read our 2019 HLF Newsletter Henrys Lake Tributary Diversion Project Most Henrys Lake anglers know that fishing success near Duck Creek is dependent on summer flows. During drought years, little water flows to the mouth and fish don’t congregate.   Likewise, spawning and rearing habitat in this vital Henrys tributaryContinue reading “Oct 2019: 2019 Projects Report”

Jan 2019: North Fremont High School Grant

The Henry’s Lake Foundation recently presented a $2000 grant to North Fremont High School for use in their FFA Aquaculture program. In a statement from the Henry’s Lake Foundation: We are very pleased to work with the faculty, staff, and students of North Fremont High School. Henry’s Lake Foundation looks at this partnership as anContinue reading “Jan 2019: North Fremont High School Grant”

Nov 2018: Island Park Welcomes New Henrys Lake Fisheries Biologist

The Henrys Lake Hatchery has a new Henrys Lake Fisheries Biologist, Jennifer Vincent. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game hosted approximately 75 people Friday night at the Hatchery facility on Henrys Lake, to meet Jenn and talk fishing. Henrys Lake Foundation and the Drift Lodge helped with the burgers and hot dog dinner includingContinue reading “Nov 2018: Island Park Welcomes New Henrys Lake Fisheries Biologist”

Oct 2018: Dan Garren begins job as regional supervisor for Fish and Game in Pocatello

As printed in the Post Register – Dan Garren recently took over as supervisor for the Southeast Region of Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Garren, who’s based at the regional office in Pocatello, has more than 25 years of experience in Fish and Game agencies from three different states. However, he said he isContinue reading “Oct 2018: Dan Garren begins job as regional supervisor for Fish and Game in Pocatello”

Oct 2018: BLM Seeks Public Input on Henrys Lake Recreation Improvements

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho The Bureau of Land Management of Idaho Falls District is requesting public input on plans for additional recreational access and opportunities on the western and eastern shores of Henrys Lake. Fremont County submitted a proposal to BLM to expand Bill Frome Park, located on the northwest shore of Henrys Lake. As partContinue reading “Oct 2018: BLM Seeks Public Input on Henrys Lake Recreation Improvements”

Oct 2018: 18-Class II-030 Public Hearing

Oct 18, 2018 Mr. Jeff Patlovich Island Park City Planning and Zoning Administrator RE: 18-Class II-030 Public Hearing for Ralph and Vicki Andrus at 5219 N. Hwy 20, Island Park Idaho for a 25 ft. variance from the required 75 ft., setback from a body of water. Dear Mr. Patlovich: I am writing to theContinue reading “Oct 2018: 18-Class II-030 Public Hearing”

Sept 2018: Water Quality Monitoring – $11,000 funded by HLF

Excerpts from IDFG Fisheries Biologist, Jennifer Vincent’s Quarterly Report – The lower than expected trout in the gill nets this year suggests trout may have experienced a higher than normal mortality rate over the last few years. Potential factor(s) limiting trout production in the lake may be temperature and oxygen. However, limited information exists onContinue reading “Sept 2018: Water Quality Monitoring – $11,000 funded by HLF”

Feb 2015: IDFG 3-year Fishing Regulation Cycle Scoping Process

The HLF board recently provided input to the IDFG to curtail the ice fishing season and close the tributaries for the next 3 years. We know that this may not be a unanimous request but given the feedback that we have received it certainly appears to represent the majority of our membership. It is importantContinue reading “Feb 2015: IDFG 3-year Fishing Regulation Cycle Scoping Process”