Ide ("Id") Overview

Ide - Leuciscus idus

Iden is similar to roaches but has a more curved back.
Red belly and anal fins.
It is the largest of our roach fish and can amount to 4 kg in Sweden (5 kg in Finland).


It lives in both fresh and brackish water. It is found along the coasts, in watercourses in central / southern Sweden + northern coastal area.

However, it prefers clear flowing water.

Size and growth

Lifespan: about 23 years.
Sexually mature at 6-7 years of age, plays in March-June in running shallow water.

Record size

Swedish record: 3.7 Kg.

Most efficient fishing methods

Information below is based upon thousands of real catch reports from the past two years.
  1. Spinning - Jig / Soft Bait (fishy)
  2. Angling - Mask
  1. Angling - Maize
  2. Angling - Shrimp
  3. Angling - Mask
  4. Spinning - Spinners large (over 12 grams)
  5. Spinning - Jig / Soft Bait (fishy)
  1. Angling - Mask

Ide, Avg. Weight (gr) Trosa Amatörfiskeklubb (Trosaån)

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