Mackay Reservoir (MacKay Reservoir)

Big Lost Basin

  • Recommended Fishing Water
  • Family Fishing Water

Mackay Reservoir (MacKay Reservoir) in Custer County is 1,138.4 acres at an elevation of 6,056 feet above sea level.

In the high desert of the Big Lost River Valley, Mackay Reservoir supports populations of stocked rainbow trout and self-sustaining kokanee. High catch rates of kokanee are the norm in many years. Summer fishing is popular from a boat and from shore. Winter anglers can discover great ice fishing.
Nestled beneath the White Knob Mountains and towering Mackay Peak, Mackay Reservoir is about 5 miles north of Mackay via US Hwy 93.

Facilities

Motor Restriction
No
Boat Ramp
Yes
Dock
Yes
Toilet
ADA
Campground
Yes
ADA Access
Yes

Recommended Game Fish

Fish Species Observed in Surveys since 1990

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size Location
5/2/2018 Rainbow Trout 2,254 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/2/2018 Rainbow Trout 1,955 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/27/2017 Rainbow Trout 4,107 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/15/2017 Rainbow Trout 4,274 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/10/2017 Rainbow Trout 2,075 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/10/2017 Rainbow Trout 2,154 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/27/2017 Rainbow Trout 197 Adults Mackay Reservoir
9/14/2016 Rainbow Trout 2,020 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/14/2016 Rainbow Trout 2,011 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/16/2016 Rainbow Trout 2,172 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/7/2016 Rainbow Trout 4,209 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/10/2016 Rainbow Trout 4,208 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/7/2015 Rainbow Trout 4,099 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/19/2015 Rainbow Trout 813 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/19/2015 Rainbow Trout 2,473 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/5/2015 Rainbow Trout 2,915 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/5/2015 Rainbow Trout 2,650 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/22/2015 Rainbow Trout 1,134 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/8/2015 Rainbow Trout 2,322 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/8/2015 Rainbow Trout 1,535 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/30/2015 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
9/22/2014 Rainbow Trout 2,865 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
9/10/2014 Rainbow Trout 2,121 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/8/2014 Rainbow Trout 4,665 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/3/2014 Rainbow Trout 2,009 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/19/2014 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/18/2014 Rainbow Trout 1,794 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/18/2014 Rainbow Trout 1,775 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/30/2014 Rainbow Trout 3,520 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/15/2014 Cutthroat Trout 8,470 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/13/2014 Rainbow Trout 3,692 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/7/2014 Rainbow Trout 3,548 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/23/2013 Rainbow Trout 3,380 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/8/2013 Rainbow Trout 3,489 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/19/2013 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/12/2013 Rainbow Trout 2,241 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/12/2013 Rainbow Trout 1,260 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/30/2013 Rainbow Trout 3,597 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/9/2013 Rainbow Trout 1,955 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/29/2013 Rainbow Trout 2,210 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/29/2013 Rainbow Trout 2,875 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/10/2012 Rainbow Trout 2,001 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/1/2012 Rainbow Trout 2,001 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/23/2012 Rainbow Trout 3,516 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/10/2012 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/10/2012 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/10/2012 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/27/2011 Rainbow Trout 9,994 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/12/2011 Rainbow Trout 3,550 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/1/2011 Rainbow Trout 3,510 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/21/2011 Rainbow Trout 3,500 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/3/2011 Rainbow Trout 3,081 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/3/2011 Rainbow Trout 386 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/20/2011 Rainbow Trout 598 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/20/2011 Rainbow Trout 3,499 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/4/2011 Rainbow Trout 3,500 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/20/2010 Rainbow Trout 1,698 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/5/2010 Rainbow Trout 4,839 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/14/2010 Rainbow Trout 3,471 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/30/2010 Rainbow Trout 680 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/30/2010 Rainbow Trout 2,842 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/14/2010 Rainbow Trout 3,489 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/3/2010 Rainbow Trout 3,503 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/25/2010 Rainbow Trout 3,541 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/10/2010 Rainbow Trout 3,518 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/22/2009 Rainbow Trout 3,500 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/1/2009 Rainbow Trout 1,771 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/1/2009 Rainbow Trout 1,738 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/18/2009 Rainbow Trout 3,591 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/4/2009 Kokanee 4,930 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/26/2009 Kokanee 20,528 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/15/2009 Rainbow Trout 3,500 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/27/2009 Rainbow Trout 3,660 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/28/2008 Rainbow Trout 752 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/28/2008 Rainbow Trout 462 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/9/2008 Rainbow Trout 2,776 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/8/2008 Rainbow Trout 925 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
8/19/2008 Rainbow Trout 6,120 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/23/2008 Rainbow Trout 1,269 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/3/2008 Rainbow Trout 1,826 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/25/2008 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/4/2008 Rainbow Trout 2,784 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/21/2008 Rainbow Trout 2,535 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/9/2008 Rainbow Trout 2,835 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/1/2008 Rainbow Trout 1,250 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/25/2007 Rainbow Trout 1,749 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/18/2007 Rainbow Trout 1,749 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/10/2007 Rainbow Trout 3,555 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/27/2007 Rainbow Trout 1,760 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/20/2007 Rainbow Trout 1,760 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/20/2007 Rainbow Trout 1,760 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/11/2007 Rainbow Trout 1,757 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/5/2007 Rainbow Trout 1,750 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/25/2007 Rainbow Trout 1,980 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/7/2007 Rainbow Trout 720 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/4/2007 Rainbow Trout 2,790 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
8/9/2006 Rainbow Trout 9,450 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/26/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,758 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/21/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,760 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/12/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,743 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/7/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,840 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/28/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/21/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,805 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/14/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,760 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/7/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,760 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/24/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,943 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/15/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,740 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/8/2006 Rainbow Trout 3,480 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/3/2006 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
9/22/2005 Rainbow Trout 4,275 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
8/30/2005 Rainbow Trout 2,880 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
8/30/2005 Rainbow Trout 308 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/26/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,870 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/13/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,785 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/5/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,828 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/23/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/20/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,845 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/15/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/10/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,743 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/26/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,900 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/18/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/11/2005 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/3/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,760 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/1/2004 Rainbow Trout 5,225 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
9/30/2004 Rainbow Trout 3,060 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
9/30/2004 Rainbow Trout 1,620 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/12/2004 Rainbow Trout 1,520 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/21/2004 Rainbow Trout 3,480 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/14/2004 Rainbow Trout 3,480 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/7/2004 Rainbow Trout 2,375 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/24/2004 Rainbow Trout 1,600 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/24/2004 Rainbow Trout 1,700 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/17/2004 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/10/2004 Rainbow Trout 1,900 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/3/2004 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/7/2004 Rainbow Trout 67,000 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/7/2004 Rainbow Trout 32,025 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/27/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,260 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/27/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,425 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/18/2003 Rainbow Trout 3,225 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/16/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,755 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/11/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,740 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/26/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,838 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/17/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,760 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/12/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,760 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/4/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,700 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/30/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,785 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/22/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,753 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/16/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/9/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,815 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
11/19/2002 Rainbow Trout 6,840 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
11/19/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,190 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/25/2002 Rainbow Trout 3,505 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/19/2002 Rainbow Trout 3,500 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/12/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,785 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/12/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,700 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/3/2002 Rainbow Trout 20,480 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/30/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,785 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/29/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,890 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/22/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,875 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/17/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,875 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/10/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,750 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/9/2002 Rainbow Trout 611 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/9/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,333 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/8/2002 Rainbow Trout 2,555 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/5/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,763 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/27/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,750 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/20/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,774 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/14/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,534 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/13/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,750 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/6/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,828 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/1/2001 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/29/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,710 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/15/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,751 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/11/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,749 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/30/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,751 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
3/26/2001 Rainbow Trout 440 Adults Mackay Reservoir
10/25/2000 Cutthroat Trout 1,250 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/25/2000 Rainbow Trout 10,217 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/28/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,750 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/21/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,510 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/20/2000 Rainbow Trout 18,525 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/14/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,260 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/7/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,750 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/23/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,750 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/16/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,750 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/10/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,750 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/2/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,750 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/24/2000 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/19/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,750 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/12/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,763 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/1/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/25/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,875 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/25/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,575 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/18/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,785 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/18/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,680 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/11/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,880 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/4/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,875 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/25/1999 Rainbow Trout 2,720 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/25/1999 Rainbow Trout 41,600 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/21/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,875 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/14/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,870 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/7/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,711 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
12/18/1998 Rainbow Trout 100 Adults Mackay Reservoir
7/30/1998 Rainbow Trout 1,880 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/16/1998 Rainbow Trout 1,920 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/10/1998 Rainbow Trout 1,890 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/2/1998 Rainbow Trout 1,880 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/26/1998 Rainbow Trout 1,892 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/19/1998 Rainbow Trout 1,890 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/11/1998 Rainbow Trout 1,523 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/11/1998 Rainbow Trout 1,911 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/9/1998 Rainbow Trout 1,008 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/5/1998 Rainbow Trout 1,911 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/21/1998 Rainbow Trout 756 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/12/1998 Rainbow Trout 7,590 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/30/1997 Rainbow Trout 7,950 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/31/1997 Rainbow X Cutthroat Trout 108,300 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/29/1997 Rainbow Trout 3,780 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/17/1997 Rainbow Trout 850 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/17/1997 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/27/1997 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/26/1997 Rainbow Trout 1,733 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/26/1997 Rainbow Trout 2,600 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/26/1997 Rainbow Trout 52,480 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/20/1997 Rainbow Trout 1,155 Adults Mackay Reservoir
6/19/1997 Rainbow Trout 6,090 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/5/1997 Rainbow Trout 3,960 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/9/1997 Rainbow Trout 1,080 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/6/1997 Rainbow Trout 7,030 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
12/20/1996 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/26/1996 Rainbow Trout 2,520 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/15/1996 Rainbow Trout 2,004 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/11/1996 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/2/1996 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/27/1996 Rainbow Trout 2,520 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/18/1996 Rainbow Trout 2,520 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/10/1996 Rainbow Trout 2,520 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/28/1996 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/2/1996 Rainbow Trout 10,011 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
12/6/1995 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/12/1995 Rainbow Trout 1,675 Adults Mackay Reservoir
10/11/1995 Rainbow Trout 1,400 Adults Mackay Reservoir
7/27/1995 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/20/1995 Rainbow Trout 2,520 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/13/1995 Rainbow Trout 2,519 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/7/1995 Rainbow Trout 2,532 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/28/1995 Rainbow Trout 2,532 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/21/1995 Rainbow Trout 2,566 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/14/1995 Rainbow Trout 2,566 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/7/1995 Rainbow Trout 2,590 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/16/1995 Rainbow Trout 10,010 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/25/1994 Rainbow Trout 13,000 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/14/1994 Rainbow Trout 4,998 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/27/1994 Rainbow Trout 2,520 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/27/1994 Rainbow Trout 2,550 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/16/1994 Rainbow Trout 2,465 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/15/1994 Rainbow Trout 3,200 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/6/1994 Rainbow Trout 4,991 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/24/1994 Rainbow Trout 6,880 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/23/1994 Rainbow Trout 3,127 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/9/1994 Rainbow Trout 5,520 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/26/1994 Rainbow Trout 4,601 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/8/1994 Rainbow Trout 17,312 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/18/1993 Rainbow Trout 900 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
9/21/1993 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Adults Mackay Reservoir
8/25/1993 Rainbow Trout 2,574 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
8/17/1993 Rainbow Trout 1,872 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/23/1993 Rainbow Trout 2,054 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/15/1993 Rainbow Trout 2,520 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/9/1993 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/1/1993 Rainbow Trout 2,320 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/25/1993 Rainbow Trout 1,920 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/17/1993 Rainbow Trout 2,496 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/11/1993 Rainbow Trout 2,240 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/4/1993 Rainbow Trout 2,560 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/26/1993 Rainbow Trout 2,240 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/21/1993 Rainbow Trout 2,960 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/14/1993 Rainbow Trout 2,560 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/7/1993 Rainbow Trout 9,010 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/22/1992 Rainbow Trout 32,725 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/16/1992 Rainbow Trout 22,630 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/17/1992 Rainbow Trout 902 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/17/1992 Rainbow Trout 3,300 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/16/1992 Rainbow Trout 4,125 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/10/1992 Rainbow Trout 3,230 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/5/1992 Rainbow Trout 3,135 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/29/1992 Rainbow Trout 1,750 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/15/1992 Rainbow Trout 5,044 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/8/1992 Rainbow Trout 5,044 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/1/1992 Rainbow Trout 3,420 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/1/1992 Rainbow Trout 2,566 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
11/12/1991 Rainbow Trout 3,955 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
11/12/1991 Rainbow X Cutthroat Trout 100 Adults Mackay Reservoir
11/7/1991 Rainbow Trout 7,800 Adults Mackay Reservoir
11/6/1991 Rainbow Trout 2,600 Adults Mackay Reservoir
11/5/1991 Rainbow Trout 46,898 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
11/4/1991 Rainbow Trout 31,565 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/30/1991 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/24/1991 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/17/1991 Rainbow Trout 2,250 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/10/1991 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/3/1991 Rainbow Trout 2,062 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/27/1991 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/20/1991 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/12/1991 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/8/1991 Rainbow Trout 2,030 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/29/1991 Rainbow Trout 2,041 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/22/1991 Rainbow Trout 2,250 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/15/1991 Rainbow Trout 2,250 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/8/1991 Rainbow Trout 2,270 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/3/1991 Rainbow Trout 2,270 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
11/27/1990 Rainbow Trout 5,005 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
11/26/1990 Rainbow Trout 5,500 Adults Mackay Reservoir
11/26/1990 Rainbow Trout 33,500 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
11/21/1990 Rainbow Trout 39,200 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
11/21/1990 Rainbow Trout 47,500 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/24/1990 Rainbow Trout 2,750 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/18/1990 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/11/1990 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/3/1990 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/28/1990 Rainbow Trout 2,030 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/19/1990 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/13/1990 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/6/1990 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/31/1990 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/15/1990 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/3/1990 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/30/1990 Rainbow Trout 38,475 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/19/1990 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/10/1990 Rainbow Trout 23,400 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/4/1990 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/30/1989 Rainbow Trout 13,250 Adults Mackay Reservoir
7/17/1989 Rainbow Trout 2,300 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/13/1989 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/5/1989 Rainbow Trout 3,570 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/28/1989 Rainbow Trout 2,420 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/28/1989 Rainbow Trout 2,520 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/22/1989 Rainbow Trout 1,800 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/14/1989 Rainbow Trout 2,250 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/6/1989 Rainbow Trout 2,880 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/24/1989 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/10/1989 Rainbow Trout 2,520 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/2/1989 Rainbow Trout 99,000 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/26/1989 Rainbow Trout 1,785 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/12/1989 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
11/9/1988 Rainbow Trout 11,700 Adults Mackay Reservoir
11/7/1988 Rainbow Trout 50,200 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
11/7/1988 Rainbow Trout 44,000 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
11/7/1988 Rainbow Trout 44,000 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
9/27/1988 Rainbow Trout 23,878 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/6/1988 Rainbow Trout 3,360 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/5/1988 Rainbow Trout 9,750 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/5/1988 Rainbow Trout 8,750 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/28/1988 Rainbow Trout 3,360 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/22/1988 Rainbow Trout 3,360 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/21/1988 Rainbow Trout 3,360 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/7/1988 Rainbow Trout 3,300 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/24/1988 Rainbow Trout 1,650 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/13/1988 Rainbow Trout 2,640 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/28/1988 Rainbow Trout 3,300 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/12/1988 Rainbow Trout 5,280 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
2/1/1988 Rainbow Trout 10,500 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
2/1/1988 Rainbow Trout 10,500 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/13/1987 Rainbow Trout 24,115 Adults Mackay Reservoir
8/10/1987 Rainbow Trout 1,870 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/7/1987 Rainbow Trout 2,640 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/23/1987 Rainbow Trout 2,640 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/17/1987 Rainbow Trout 2,640 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/8/1987 Rainbow Trout 2,640 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/3/1987 Rainbow Trout 2,200 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/14/1987 Rainbow Trout 5,390 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/5/1987 Rainbow Trout 15,750 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/7/1987 Rainbow Trout 11,155 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
11/11/1986 Rainbow Trout 493 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
11/11/1986 Rainbow Trout 493 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
11/6/1986 Rainbow Trout 9,798 Adults Mackay Reservoir
11/3/1986 Rainbow Trout 177,450 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
9/4/1986 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
8/18/1986 Rainbow Trout 7,350 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/31/1986 Rainbow Trout 8,500 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/21/1986 Rainbow Trout 8,910 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/18/1986 Rainbow Trout 9,720 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/8/1986 Rainbow Trout 72,150 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/6/1986 Rainbow Trout 77,700 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/29/1986 Rainbow Trout 30,240 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/24/1985 Rainbow Trout 10,350 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/18/1985 Rainbow Trout 32,000 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/11/1985 Rainbow Trout 4,565 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/11/1985 Rainbow Trout 15,960 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/25/1985 Rainbow Trout 82,950 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/10/1985 Rainbow Trout 8,700 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/9/1985 Rainbow Trout 9,180 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/9/1984 Rainbow Trout 12,675 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/9/1984 Rainbow Trout 155,490 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/22/1984 Rainbow Trout 8,400 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/16/1984 Rainbow Trout 15,040 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/7/1984 Rainbow Trout 7,500 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
8/30/1983 Rainbow Trout 3,150 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
8/8/1983 Rainbow Trout 13,387 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
8/8/1983 Rainbow Trout 29,982 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/20/1983 Rainbow Trout 14,310 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/27/1983 Rainbow Trout 10,120 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/18/1983 Rainbow Trout 9,020 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
9/23/1982 Rainbow Trout 2,880 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
9/13/1982 Rainbow Trout 3,690 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
8/26/1982 Rainbow Trout 9,600 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
8/6/1982 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/26/1982 Rainbow Trout 2,730 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/12/1982 Rainbow Trout 99,756 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/14/1982 Rainbow Trout 3,780 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/14/1982 Rainbow Trout 5,600 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/6/1982 Rainbow Trout 5,088 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/1/1981 Rainbow Trout 37,875 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/29/1981 Rainbow Trout 35,037 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/29/1981 Rainbow Trout 77,112 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/22/1981 Rainbow Trout 1,650 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/22/1981 Rainbow Trout 1,650 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/21/1981 Rainbow Trout 1,650 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/21/1981 Rainbow Trout 1,568 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/22/1980 Cutthroat Trout 2,030 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/14/1980 Rainbow Trout 1,050 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/18/1980 Rainbow Trout 5,700 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/18/1980 Rainbow Trout 3,990 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/10/1980 Rainbow Trout 51,940 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/10/1980 Rainbow Trout 48,230 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/19/1980 Rainbow Trout 5,320 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/19/1980 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/13/1979 Rainbow Trout 3,080 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/14/1979 Rainbow Trout 47,300 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/14/1979 Rainbow Trout 43,000 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/13/1979 Rainbow Trout 1,840 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/13/1979 Rainbow Trout 25,725 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/21/1979 Rainbow Trout 13,230 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
9/12/1978 Rainbow Trout 3,420 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/19/1978 Rainbow Trout 3,480 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/9/1978 Rainbow Trout 6,240 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/9/1978 Rainbow Trout 58,200 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/8/1978 Rainbow Trout 6,240 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/8/1978 Rainbow Trout 58,200 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/23/1977 Rainbow Trout 1,440 Adults Mackay Reservoir
6/21/1977 Rainbow Trout 3,360 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/2/1977 Rainbow Trout 4,350 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/16/1977 Rainbow Trout 2,470 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
4/11/1977 Rainbow Trout 76,800 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
11/29/1976 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
11/29/1976 Rainbow Trout 44,100 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/25/1976 Rainbow Trout 7,200 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/25/1976 Rainbow Trout 7,200 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/25/1976 Rainbow Trout 5,400 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
8/4/1975 Rainbow Trout 75,625 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/22/1975 Rainbow Trout 4,500 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/20/1975 Kokanee 100,110 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/16/1975 Rainbow Trout 7,840 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/16/1975 Rainbow Trout 8,480 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/24/1974 Rainbow Trout 3,800 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/12/1974 Rainbow Trout 157,440 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/8/1974 Rainbow Trout 3,600 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/12/1974 Rainbow Trout 3,100 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/16/1974 Rainbow Trout 3,240 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/29/1973 Rainbow Trout 55,902 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/11/1973 Rainbow Trout 145,161 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/1/1973 Rainbow Trout 3,900 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/1/1973 Rainbow Trout 4,125 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
8/31/1972 Rainbow Trout 118,408 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/10/1972 Rainbow Trout 3,056 Adults Mackay Reservoir
5/9/1972 Rainbow Trout 942 Adults Mackay Reservoir
5/9/1972 Rainbow Trout 1,053 Adults Mackay Reservoir
5/2/1972 Rainbow Trout 151,200 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
3/4/1972 Kokanee 95,135 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
9/13/1971 Rainbow Trout 139,520 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/12/1971 Brook Trout 3 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/12/1971 Kokanee 15 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/12/1971 Rainbow Trout 12 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/26/1971 Rainbow Trout 208 Adults Mackay Reservoir
5/3/1971 Rainbow Trout 150,000 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
3/27/1971 Kokanee 95,632 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/2/1970 Rainbow Trout 1,300 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
7/2/1970 Rainbow Trout 3,900 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/18/1970 Rainbow Trout 153,476 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/4/1970 Rainbow Trout 842 Adults Mackay Reservoir
5/1/1970 Rainbow Trout 1,758 Adults Mackay Reservoir
3/23/1970 Kokanee 147,750 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/31/1969 Rainbow Trout 72,171 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
10/30/1969 Rainbow Trout 28,000 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/23/1969 Rainbow Trout 52,700 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
6/20/1969 Rainbow Trout 99,200 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/26/1969 Rainbow Trout 23 Adults Mackay Reservoir
6/28/1968 Rainbow Trout 40,385 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/17/1968 Rainbow Trout 1,530 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/14/1968 Rainbow Trout 2,700 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/14/1968 Rainbow Trout 150,650 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/11/1968 Rainbow Trout 5,070 Greater than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
5/3/1968 Coho Salmon 50,676 Less than 6 inches Mackay Reservoir
Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

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Fishing Rules

All Waters Open All Year

Except as modified in Special Rule Waters
Fishing is not allowed within the posted upstream and downstream boundary of any fish weir or trap.

Daily Bag Limits

Regional bag and possession limits apply to all waters within each region except as modified in the Special Rules. The possession limit is 3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season.

Special Rules

No Special Rules for Mackay Reservoir (MacKay Reservoir).
Upper Snake Region Bag Limits
Bass (largemouth and smallmouth)
  • Bass limit is 6, both species combined
Brook Trout
  • Brook trout limit is 25
  • Harvest allowed during any open season unless otherwise noted under Special Rules - if gear or bait restrictions are listed, they must be followed when fishing for brook trout
Bull Trout
  • Bull trout limit is 0, catch-and-release
  • No bull trout harvest is allowed
Kokanee
  • Kokanee limit is 15
Sturgeon
  • Sturgeon limit is 0, catch-and-release
  • Sturgeon must not be removed from the water and must be released upon landing
  • Barbless hooks and sliding sinkers are required (see fishing regulations for details)
Tiger Muskie
  • Tiger Muskie limit is 2, none under 40 inches
Trout includes brown trout, golden trout, lake trout, splake, Arctic grayling, cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, trout hybrids (e.g. tiger trout)
  • Trout limit is 6, all species combined
  • Does not include bull trout and brook trout which are listed separately
Whitefish
  • Whitefish limit is 25 -- see Big Lost River exception
  • Harvest allowed during any open season unless otherwise noted under Special Rules - if gear or bait restrictions are listed, they must be followed when fishing for whitefish
Protected Nongame Fish including leatherside chub and bluehead sucker
  • May not be harvested or possessed
All Other Fish Species includes bullfrogs and crayfish
  • No bag, size or possession limit
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