Sheridan Reservoir

Flows into the East Fork Dry Creek

    Sheridan Reservoir in Clark County is 324.3 acres.

    Fish Stocking Records

    Date Species Quantity General Size
    9/8/1997 Lahontan Cutthroat Trout 3,003 Less than 6 inches
    11/4/1992 Rainbow Trout 1,490 Adults
    11/3/1992 Brook Trout 2,764 Less than 6 inches
    11/3/1992 Cutthroat Trout 2,020 Less than 6 inches
    10/28/1992 Rainbow Trout 500 Adults
    8/10/1982 Rainbow Trout 19,800 Less than 6 inches
    8/4/1982 Rainbow Trout 3,960 Greater than 6 inches
    7/29/1981 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches
    7/14/1981 Rainbow Trout 21,000 Less than 6 inches
    6/22/1981 Cutbow - Cutthroat x Rainbow Trout 7,000 Less than 6 inches
    6/3/1981 Brook Trout 5,066 Less than 6 inches
    8/22/1980 Cutbow - Cutthroat x Rainbow Trout 4,950 Less than 6 inches
    6/16/1980 Brook Trout 5,000 Less than 6 inches
    6/16/1980 Rainbow Trout 3,200 Greater than 6 inches
    5/5/1980 Rainbow Trout 20,625 Less than 6 inches
    Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

    Licenses and Tags

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    Fishing Rules

    All Waters Open All Year

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

    Daily Bag Limits

    The following daily bag 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 Sheridan 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
    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
    • 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 Northern Leatherside Chub and Bluehead Sucker (also known as Green 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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