Daniels Reservoir

Lower Bear-Malad Basin

  • Recommended Fishing Water

Daniels Reservoir in Oneida County is 361.5 acres at an elevation of 5,164 feet above sea level.

Facilities

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

Recommended Game Fish

Fish Species Observed in Surveys since 1990

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size Location
6/12/2017 Rainbow Trout 20,037 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
6/8/2016 Rainbow Trout 19,997 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
6/3/2015 Rainbow Trout 19,998 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
6/6/2014 Rainbow Trout 12,643 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
6/5/2014 Rainbow Trout 7,320 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
6/4/2013 Rainbow Trout 20,031 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
6/5/2012 Rainbow Trout 20,400 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
6/7/2011 Rainbow Trout 20,800 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/27/2010 Rainbow Trout 21,350 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/27/2009 Rainbow Trout 29,120 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/14/2008 Rainbow Trout 30,150 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
4/19/2007 Rainbow Trout 29,500 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/8/2006 Rainbow Trout 8,990 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/5/2006 Rainbow Trout 13,640 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
6/2/2005 Rainbow Trout 13,616 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
6/2/2005 Rainbow Trout 13,142 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/12/2004 Rainbow Trout 13,122 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/11/2004 Rainbow Trout 13,125 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
9/11/2003 Rainbow Trout 7,357 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
9/10/2003 Rainbow Trout 7,650 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/28/2003 Rainbow Trout 11,248 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
10/4/2002 Rainbow Trout 11,340 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
9/10/2001 Rainbow Trout 11,250 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
10/4/2000 Rainbow Trout 11,250 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/22/2000 Cutthroat Trout 5,060 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
9/27/1999 Cutthroat Trout 23,300 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
9/27/1999 Rainbow Trout 11,250 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/25/1999 Rainbow Trout 1,875 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
9/24/1998 Rainbow Trout 11,360 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
6/1/1998 Cutthroat Trout 5,625 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/29/1998 Cutthroat Trout 5,625 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/11/1998 Rainbow Trout 3,750 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/8/1997 Rainbow Trout 1,175 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/8/1997 Rainbow Trout 1,175 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
10/15/1996 Rainbow Trout 7,938 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
10/15/1996 Rainbow Trout 7,965 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
9/24/1996 Rainbow X Cutthroat Trout 11,250 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
4/30/1996 Rainbow Trout 2,430 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
4/30/1996 Rainbow X Cutthroat Trout 2,340 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
9/27/1995 Rainbow Trout 7,900 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
9/27/1995 Rainbow X Cutthroat Trout 7,900 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/5/1995 Rainbow Trout 2,345 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
9/28/1994 Rainbow Trout 15,820 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/5/1994 Rainbow Trout 4,690 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
10/25/1993 Rainbow Trout 15,951 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/7/1993 Rainbow Trout 4,688 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
9/28/1992 Rainbow Trout 15,829 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
3/31/1992 Rainbow Trout 4,690 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
11/20/1991 Cutthroat Trout 20,475 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
10/11/1991 Rainbow X Cutthroat Trout 36,450 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
9/20/1991 Rainbow Trout 48,000 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/8/1991 Rainbow Trout 5,800 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
11/14/1990 Cutthroat Trout 20,166 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
10/31/1990 Rainbow Trout 11,212 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
10/30/1990 Rainbow Trout 39,000 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
10/16/1990 Rainbow X Cutthroat Trout 31,875 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
4/11/1990 Rainbow Trout 8,970 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
4/6/1990 Cutthroat Trout 35,200 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
12/5/1989 Rainbow X Cutthroat Trout 6,773 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
11/6/1989 Rainbow X Cutthroat Trout 51,110 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
11/3/1989 Cutthroat Trout 20,097 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
10/16/1989 Rainbow Trout 1,218 Adults Daniels Reservoir
4/24/1989 Rainbow Trout 15,042 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
3/28/1988 Rainbow Trout 7,395 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/12/1987 Rainbow Trout 12,245 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/12/1987 Rainbow Trout 2,755 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/7/1986 Rainbow Trout 7,344 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/7/1986 Rainbow Trout 7,853 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/3/1985 Rainbow Trout 20,160 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
6/12/1984 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/30/1984 Rainbow Trout 16,200 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/24/1984 Rainbow Trout 16,758 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/7/1984 Rainbow Trout 17,500 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
9/21/1983 Rainbow Trout 412 Adults Daniels Reservoir
6/13/1983 Rainbow Trout 12,600 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/19/1983 Rainbow Trout 7,980 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
7/15/1982 Rainbow Trout 332 Adults Daniels Reservoir
4/27/1982 Rainbow Trout 20,026 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
4/30/1981 Rainbow Trout 6,000 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
4/22/1981 Rainbow Trout 14,000 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
4/18/1980 Rainbow Trout 8,190 Adults Daniels Reservoir
4/17/1980 Rainbow Trout 8,190 Adults Daniels Reservoir
5/23/1979 Rainbow Trout 3,120 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/22/1979 Rainbow Trout 4,200 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/21/1979 Rainbow Trout 4,200 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/15/1979 Rainbow Trout 4,200 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/15/1979 Rainbow Trout 3,850 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/14/1979 Rainbow Trout 4,200 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
8/9/1978 Rainbow Trout 2,750 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/16/1978 Rainbow Trout 3,850 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/9/1978 Rainbow Trout 3,480 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/9/1978 Rainbow Trout 3,625 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/8/1978 Rainbow Trout 3,045 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/4/1978 Rainbow Trout 3,480 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
7/6/1977 Rainbow Trout 29,100 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
7/6/1977 Rainbow Trout 27,360 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
6/30/1977 Cutthroat Trout 172,220 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
6/30/1977 Rainbow Trout 48,000 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/20/1977 Cutthroat Trout 99,200 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/6/1977 Rainbow Trout 3,600 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/5/1977 Rainbow Trout 3,600 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/4/1977 Rainbow Trout 3,300 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/3/1977 Rainbow Trout 3,450 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/3/1977 Rainbow Trout 7,425 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
8/18/1976 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
8/16/1976 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
7/22/1976 Cutthroat Trout 111,600 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
7/19/1976 Rainbow Trout 3,470 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/26/1976 Rainbow Trout 4,125 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/25/1976 Rainbow Trout 4,125 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/25/1976 Rainbow Trout 3,548 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/18/1976 Rainbow Trout 2,625 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/17/1976 Rainbow Trout 2,625 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/3/1976 Rainbow Trout 2,700 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
9/29/1975 Rainbow Trout 3,795 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
8/5/1975 Rainbow Trout 1,155 Adults Daniels Reservoir
5/22/1975 Cutthroat Trout 81,000 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/6/1975 Rainbow Trout 4,590 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
4/30/1975 Rainbow Trout 5,400 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
4/30/1975 Rainbow Trout 3,870 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
4/24/1975 Rainbow Trout 3,850 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
7/18/1974 Rainbow Trout 2,375 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
6/12/1974 Cutthroat Trout 60,000 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/23/1974 Rainbow Trout 5,600 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/20/1974 Cutthroat Trout 90,000 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
4/18/1974 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
10/5/1973 Rainbow Trout 21,460 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
7/16/1973 Rainbow Trout 3,640 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
6/4/1973 Cutthroat Trout 36,000 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/16/1973 Rainbow Trout 3,255 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/15/1973 Rainbow Trout 4,060 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/15/1973 Rainbow Trout 3,255 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/14/1973 Rainbow Trout 3,920 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
9/15/1972 Rainbow Trout 990 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
7/17/1972 Rainbow Trout 3,640 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/10/1972 Rainbow Trout 4,160 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/5/1972 Rainbow Trout 6,270 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/4/1972 Cutthroat Trout 111,000 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/4/1972 Rainbow Trout 3,920 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
4/26/1972 Rainbow Trout 1,650 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
9/10/1971 Rainbow Trout 3,150 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/13/1971 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/7/1971 Cutthroat Trout 30,000 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/7/1971 Rainbow Trout 2,875 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
9/18/1970 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/5/1970 Rainbow Trout 4,025 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
9/29/1969 Rainbow Trout 4,340 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/16/1969 Cutthroat Trout 52,400 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/12/1969 Rainbow Trout 1,870 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
4/24/1969 Rainbow Trout 3,045 Greater than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
5/17/1968 Cutthroat Trout 51,200 Less than 6 inches Daniels Reservoir
Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

Licenses and Tags

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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

Daniels Reservoir
  • Trout limit is 2, none under 20 inches
  • One line only when ice fishing
  • No bait allowed, barbless hooks required
Southeast Region Bag Limits
Bass (largemouth and smallmouth)
  • Bass limit is 6, both species combined
  • None under 14 inches
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
Cisco (Bear Lake only)
  • Cisco limit is 30
Kokanee
  • Kokanee limit is 6
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, lake trout, cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, trout hybrids
  • Trout limit is 6, all species combined
  • In rivers and streams, only 2 of the 6 trout may be cutthroat trout
  • Does not include bull trout and brook trout which are listed separately
Whitefish
  • Whitefish 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 whitefish
Protected Nongame Fish includes leatherside chub, bluehead sucker and Bear Lake sculpin
  • May not be harvested or possessed
All Other Fish Species includes bullfrogs and crayfish
  • No bag, size or possession limit
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