Family Fishing Waters - Magic Valley Region
Friday, January 30, 2015
|1. Featherville Pond||A former gravel pit is now a nice trout fishing pond with camping nearby at Anderson Ranch and South Fork Boise River. In the fall, anglers can see bright orange kokanee during their spawning run in the South Fork Boise River.||From Fairfield go 21 miles west on US Highway 20 to mile marker 127. Turn right (north) onto Pine-Featherville Road. Go about 30 miles to Featherville. Continue 0.3 miles north of Featherville on S. Boise Road. Pond is on right side of road.||Rainbow trout||No Facilities Available|
|2. Camas Ponds||Small ponds stocked with hatchery trout. Centennial Marsh and Camas Prairie Wildlife Management Area are nearby and provide great bird watching opportunities.||Camas Pond #1 (Fairfield Kids Pond): From Fairfield go one mile east on US Highway 20. Turn left (north) at sign for Kids Pond.
Camas Pond #2: From Fairfield go1 mile north on Center St (Soldier Road). Turn right on Work Road and go 0.4 miles east. Turn left. Pond is 0.25 miles past small gravel pond.
|Rainbow trout||No Facilities Available|
|3. Little Camas Reservoir||Offers good trout fishing with solitude and a snow capped mountain backdrop.||From Fairfield go 33.5 miles west on US Highway 20 to Camas Reservoir Road. Turn right (north) and go 2 miles to reservoir.||Rainbow trout, smallmouth bass
You can't keep bass under 12" in length.
|4. Blair Trail Reservoir||A remote desert water surrounded by sage brush solitude. Spring and fall are the best times for fishing.||From Interstate 84 take exit 121 for Glenns Ferry. Go one mile into town on E. 1st Ave. Turn right (north) on Bannock Ave and go 0.7 miles under overpass. Turn left (west) on Bennett Road and go 4.2 miles to Bennett Mountain Road. Turn right (north) and go 5 miles on Bennett Mtn. Rd. Turn right (east) on King Hill Road and go 2.2 miles (past large overflow pond) Reservoir is on left (north) side of the road.||Rainbow trout, sunfish, bullhead catfish||No Facilities Available|
|5. Roseworth Reservoir (Cedar Creek Reservoir)||A remote trout fishery in a sage brush, high dessert setting. It has great shoreline access as well as high and low water boat ramps.||Go about 25 miles south of Twin Falls to Rogerson. Turn west onto Jarbidge Road (1520 N. Road). Go18 miles and turn right (north) at sign for Cedar Creek Reservoir.||Rainbow trout|
|6. Penny Lake||A small hatchery trout supported catch-out pond located near Dollar Lake.||In Ketchum at intersection of Sun Valley Road and Main Street go 0.2 miles north on Main St. Take soft left onto Warm Springs Road and go 4.1 miles. Pond is on left side of road.||Rainbow trout|
|7. Dollar Lake||Offers great rustic fishing on a small pond that is also close to stream fishing, camping, hiking, biking and even shopping. It does have limited shoreline access.||In Ketchum at intersection of Sun Valley Road and Main Street go 0.2 miles north on Main St. Take soft left onto Warm Springs Road and go 3.8 miles west. Pull into parking lot on right side of road and take a short walk up hill to pond.||Rainbow trout|
|8. Little Wood Reservoir||Provides great trout fishing and a retreat from the summer heat.||From Carey travel north on US Highway 20/26. Look for sign to Little Wood Reservoir. Turn left (north) on Little Wood Reservoir Road and go 10 miles. Turn left (west) into Bureau of Reclamation campground and go 0.7 miles to reservoir.||Rainbow trout|
|9. Gavers Lagoon||A scenic pond along the road to the Hayspur Hatchery.||From Picabo go 4.5 miles west on US Highway 20. Turn right (north) onto Hayspur Hatchery Road and go 0.7 miles north to pond.||Rainbow trout|
|10. Magic Reservoir||A popular, diverse fishery with plenty of access to a low gradient shoreline, which is perfect for young anglers. Water levels vary depending on irrigation demands, so some access points may be high and dry certain times of the year.||From Shoshone go 21 miles north on State Highway 75. Turn left (west) on West Magic Road for 9.5 miles to boat ramp on east side of reservoir.||Rainbow trout, brown trout, perch, smallmouth bass
You can't keep bass under 12" in length.
|11. Rock Creek||An easily accessed fishing stream in a park setting with park amenities.||In Twin Falls at the intersection Blue Lakes Blvd and West Addison Ave, go 2.2 miles west on W. Addison Ave. Turn right (north) at the sign for the County Park. Easy walk to creek. Note:Rock Creek is downstream from the Highline Canal.||Rainbow trout|
|Blue symbols show facilities accessible to disabled persons.|