Rexburg City Ponds (Rexburg Nature Park Ponds)

Henry's Fork Drainage

  • Recommended Fishing Water
  • Family Fishing Water

Rexburg City Ponds (Rexburg Nature Park Ponds) in Madison County is 6.5 acres.

These ponds are within Rexburg's 15-acre Nature Park. Situated above the South Teton River near Henrys Fork, the park has walking paths, a skate park, and picnic and play areas in a tranquil environment away from traffic for enjoyable fishing.

Facilities

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

Directions

Rexburg Nature Park is between the fairgrounds and golf course adjacent to the Rexburg Airstrip. From US Hwy 20 at State Hwy 33/W Main St go east toward Rexburg about 0.6 mile. Turn north on N 5th W, jog left around the fairgrounds and turn into the park at Nature Park Drive.

Recommended Game Fish

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
2022/07/13 Channel Catfish 301 Greater than 6 inches
2022/06/01 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2022/04/07 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
2021/09/15 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
2021/08/20 Rainbow Trout 550 Greater than 6 inches
2021/07/07 Channel Catfish 300 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/21 Rainbow Trout 650 Greater than 6 inches
2021/04/02 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
2020/09/22 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
2020/07/17 Channel Catfish 300 Greater than 6 inches
2020/04/08 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches
2019/09/18 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
2019/07/24 Channel Catfish 308 Greater than 6 inches
2019/06/06 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2019/05/09 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2019/04/02 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
2018/09/18 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
2018/05/23 Rainbow Trout 602 Greater than 6 inches
2018/05/10 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2018/04/10 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
2017/09/26 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2017/09/15 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
2017/06/09 Rainbow Trout 451 Greater than 6 inches
2017/05/08 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2017/04/27 Rainbow Trout 1,201 Greater than 6 inches
2016/09/22 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2016/09/07 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2016/06/07 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2016/05/16 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2016/05/03 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2015/09/21 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2015/09/09 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2015/06/09 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2015/05/22 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2015/05/12 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2014/09/17 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
2014/06/27 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2014/06/06 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2014/05/15 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2014/05/07 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2013/10/07 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2013/09/19 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2013/06/26 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2013/06/06 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2013/05/28 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2013/05/01 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2012/09/25 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2012/09/11 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2012/06/20 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2012/06/06 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2012/05/15 Rainbow Trout 396 Greater than 6 inches
2012/05/10 Rainbow Trout 396 Greater than 6 inches
2012/05/08 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2011/09/27 Rainbow Trout 1,024 Greater than 6 inches
2011/09/07 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2011/06/24 Rainbow Trout 605 Greater than 6 inches
2011/06/09 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2011/05/24 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2011/05/16 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2011/04/27 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2010/09/13 Rainbow Trout 735 Greater than 6 inches
2010/09/01 Rainbow Trout 455 Greater than 6 inches
2010/06/08 Rainbow Trout 540 Greater than 6 inches
2010/06/03 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2010/05/17 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2010/05/10 Rainbow Trout 416 Greater than 6 inches
2010/04/13 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
2009/11/19 Rainbow Trout 1,470 Greater than 6 inches
2009/05/18 Rainbow Trout 935 Greater than 6 inches
2009/04/15 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2008/06/04 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2008/05/19 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2008/05/05 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2007/09/20 Rainbow Trout 404 Greater than 6 inches
2007/09/05 Rainbow Trout 401 Greater than 6 inches
2007/08/28 Rainbow Trout 402 Greater than 6 inches
2007/06/14 Rainbow Trout 398 Greater than 6 inches
2007/06/06 Rainbow Trout 388 Greater than 6 inches
2007/05/21 Rainbow Trout 408 Greater than 6 inches
2007/05/10 Rainbow Trout 414 Greater than 6 inches
2006/10/03 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2006/08/30 Rainbow Trout 413 Greater than 6 inches
2006/06/22 Rainbow Trout 406 Greater than 6 inches
2006/06/07 Rainbow Trout 404 Greater than 6 inches
2006/05/10 Rainbow Trout 399 Greater than 6 inches
2005/09/21 Rainbow Trout 392 Greater than 6 inches
2005/09/08 Rainbow Trout 394 Greater than 6 inches
2005/08/30 Rainbow Trout 406 Greater than 6 inches
2005/06/21 Rainbow Trout 432 Greater than 6 inches
2005/06/08 Rainbow Trout 602 Greater than 6 inches
2004/09/21 Rainbow Trout 413 Greater than 6 inches
2004/09/01 Rainbow Trout 387 Greater than 6 inches
2004/08/26 Rainbow Trout 796 Greater than 6 inches
2004/07/07 Rainbow Trout 422 Greater than 6 inches
2004/06/11 Rainbow Trout 425 Greater than 6 inches
2004/06/02 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2004/05/25 Rainbow Trout 396 Greater than 6 inches
2004/05/13 Rainbow Trout 405 Greater than 6 inches
2003/09/26 Rainbow Trout 411 Greater than 6 inches
2003/09/10 Rainbow Trout 390 Greater than 6 inches
2003/07/08 Rainbow Trout 374 Greater than 6 inches
2003/06/17 Rainbow Trout 420 Greater than 6 inches
2003/06/04 Rainbow Trout 408 Greater than 6 inches
2003/05/13 Rainbow Trout 420 Greater than 6 inches
2002/09/24 Rainbow Trout 403 Greater than 6 inches
2002/09/10 Rainbow Trout 416 Greater than 6 inches
2002/08/27 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2002/08/15 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2002/06/18 Rainbow Trout 410 Greater than 6 inches
2002/06/04 Rainbow Trout 408 Greater than 6 inches
2002/05/15 Rainbow Trout 413 Greater than 6 inches
2001/09/17 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
2001/06/20 Rainbow Trout 398 Greater than 6 inches
2001/06/05 Rainbow Trout 408 Greater than 6 inches
2001/05/14 Rainbow Trout 490 Greater than 6 inches
2000/09/19 Rainbow Trout 355 Greater than 6 inches
2000/09/07 Rainbow Trout 382 Greater than 6 inches
2000/06/16 Rainbow Trout 259 Greater than 6 inches
2000/05/24 Rainbow Trout 360 Greater than 6 inches
2000/05/04 Rainbow Trout 359 Greater than 6 inches
1999/06/23 Rainbow Trout 407 Greater than 6 inches
1999/06/10 Rainbow Trout 409 Greater than 6 inches
1999/05/15 Rainbow Trout 438 Greater than 6 inches
1999/04/29 Rainbow Trout 398 Greater than 6 inches
1998/09/18 Brook Trout 2,552 Less than 6 inches
1998/09/10 Rainbow Trout 414 Greater than 6 inches
1998/08/20 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
1998/07/08 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
1998/06/23 Rainbow Trout 399 Greater than 6 inches
1998/06/03 Rainbow Trout 406 Greater than 6 inches
1998/05/21 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
1998/04/30 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
1997/09/15 Rainbow Trout 406 Greater than 6 inches
1997/09/05 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
1997/08/27 Rainbow Trout 406 Greater than 6 inches
1997/08/12 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
1997/07/28 Rainbow Trout 401 Greater than 6 inches
1997/07/10 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
1997/07/02 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1997/06/05 Rainbow Trout 406 Greater than 6 inches
1997/05/27 Rainbow Trout 408 Greater than 6 inches
1997/05/12 Rainbow Trout 375 Greater than 6 inches
1997/05/02 Rainbow Trout 501 Greater than 6 inches
1997/04/14 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
1996/08/20 Rainbow Trout 249 Greater than 6 inches
1996/08/06 Rainbow Trout 252 Greater than 6 inches
1996/07/25 Rainbow Trout 251 Greater than 6 inches
1996/07/10 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
1996/06/20 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
1996/06/06 Rainbow Trout 246 Greater than 6 inches
1996/05/08 Rainbow Trout 1,003 Greater than 6 inches
1996/04/27 Rainbow Trout 491 Greater than 6 inches
1995/12/28 Splake 500 Less than 6 inches
1995/08/17 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
1995/07/11 Rainbow Trout 713 Greater than 6 inches
1995/06/06 Rainbow Trout 626 Greater than 6 inches
1995/05/16 Rainbow Trout 871 Greater than 6 inches
1994/09/19 Rainbow Trout 400 Adults
1994/06/09 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1994/05/16 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
1993/11/02 Rainbow Trout 50 Adults
1993/10/18 Rainbow Trout 357 Adults
1993/06/10 Rainbow Trout 348 Greater than 6 inches
1993/05/24 Rainbow Trout 255 Greater than 6 inches
1992/10/23 Rainbow Trout 182 Adults
1992/06/12 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
1992/05/15 Rainbow Trout 199 Greater than 6 inches
1990/10/07 Bluegill 50 Unknown size
1990/10/07 Largemouth Bass 11 Unknown size
1990/09/11 Bluegill 285 Unknown size
1989/10/13 Bluegill 70 Less than 6 inches
1989/10/13 Largemouth Bass 50 Less than 6 inches
Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

Licenses and Tags

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The smaller pond is generally reserved for children, yet both ponds can be easily fished from their banks.

Fishing Rules, 2022 - 2024

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 Rexburg City Ponds (Rexburg Nature Park Ponds).
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 are required
  • Use of a sliding swivel device to secure a weight, and a lighter test line to secure weight to sliding swivel device is 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, and 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 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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