Paul Reservoir (Modoc Paul Reservoir)

Flows into the East Modoc Creek

  • Recommended Fishing Water

Paul Reservoir (Modoc Paul Reservoir) in Clark County is 8.5 acres.

Paul Reservoir is a small remote reservoir surrounded by timber and sagebrush where anglers can easily fish from the shore, a small boat or float tube. Aside from fishing, the area is a great place to camp, hike and watch wildlife.

Facilities

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

Directions

Travel north on Interstate 15. Just south of Monida, take the Humphrey Exit. The road parallels the interstate before it crosses underneath and runs up Modoc Creek. A sign for Paul Reservoir marks the turn off of the main Modoc Creek Road.

Recommended Game Fish

Species Observed in Surveys

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
9/19/2019 Cutthroat Trout 7,501 Less than 6 inches
9/18/2018 Cutthroat Trout 7,500 Less than 6 inches
9/6/2017 Cutthroat Trout 7,559 Less than 6 inches
9/21/2016 Cutthroat Trout 7,532 Less than 6 inches
9/15/2015 Cutthroat Trout 2,581 Less than 6 inches
9/9/2014 Cutthroat Trout 2,521 Less than 6 inches
9/17/2013 Cutthroat Trout 2,525 Less than 6 inches
9/10/2012 Cutthroat Trout 2,497 Less than 6 inches
9/13/2011 Cutthroat Trout 2,621 Less than 6 inches
9/8/2010 Cutthroat Trout 2,548 Less than 6 inches
9/9/2009 Cutthroat Trout 2,543 Less than 6 inches
9/5/2007 Cutthroat Trout 2,528 Less than 6 inches
9/7/2006 Cutthroat Trout 2,528 Less than 6 inches
9/6/2005 Cutthroat Trout 2,520 Less than 6 inches
9/7/2004 Cutthroat Trout 2,501 Less than 6 inches
9/5/2003 Cutthroat Trout 2,500 Less than 6 inches
9/20/2002 Cutthroat Trout 4,160 Less than 6 inches
9/17/2001 Cutthroat Trout 2,607 Less than 6 inches
9/7/1999 Cutthroat Trout 1,289 Greater than 6 inches
9/7/1999 Cutthroat Trout 2,499 Less than 6 inches
9/8/1998 Cutthroat Trout 2,585 Less than 6 inches
9/16/1997 Cutthroat Trout 2,500 Less than 6 inches
9/18/1996 Cutthroat Trout 2,500 Less than 6 inches
9/19/1991 Cutthroat Trout 2,028 Less than 6 inches
9/17/1982 Cutthroat Trout 1,848 Less than 6 inches
9/28/1973 Rainbow Trout 15,000 Less than 6 inches
8/1/1969 Rainbow Trout 1,750 Greater 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 Paul Reservoir (Modoc Paul 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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