Anglers heading to Soldiers Meadow Reservoir near Lewiston can catch as many fish as they want from the northcentral Idaho irrigation impoundment, in any way -- as long as they don't employ firearms, explosives, chemicals or electricity.
The announcement ahead of Idaho Fish and Game's plans to use a chemical to kill Soldiers Meadows' fish in a bid to improve its attractiveness as a fishery.
Currently, the reservoir is choked with perch, crappie and bullhead, species illegally introduced over the years.
Through Oct. 31, licensed anglers can catch as many fish as they want -- short of blowing them up, poisoning them or frying them with a jolt of electricity.
After that, plans call for 10,000 9-inch rainbow trout to be planted before Memorial Day.