Edson Fichter Pond

Tributary of Portneuf River

  • Recommended Fishing Water
  • Family Fishing Water

Edson Fichter Pond in Bannock County is 6.3 acres.

This community pond is located in southwestern Pocatello along the Portneuf River at Edson Fichter Nature Area. It features several docks and a trail for access around the pond. Limited development and the Nature Area provide a rural feel. Just minutes from downtown Pocatello, this site offers local anglers a convenient escape close to home.

Facilities

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

Directions

Heading south from central Pocatello, cross to the west side of the the railroad tracks at E Benton Street. Turn left on S Arthur Avenue. Jog left on W Putnam then right on S Main Street, which becomes Bannock Highway. Continue 3 miles and turn left onto Cheyenne Avenue. In 0.10 mile enter the Indian Hills Soccer Complex. Through the parking lot, follow the short trail over the bridge across Portneuf River to the pond.

Recommended Game Fish

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
11/2/2018 Rainbow Trout 72 Adults
10/24/2018 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
9/28/2018 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
9/14/2018 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
6/19/2018 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
6/6/2018 Rainbow Trout 624 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/2018 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
5/10/2018 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
4/5/2018 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
3/30/2018 Rainbow Trout 60 Adults
3/29/2018 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
11/30/2017 Rainbow Trout 60 Adults
11/17/2017 Rainbow Trout 65 Adults
11/7/2017 Rainbow Trout 50 Adults
10/2/2017 Rainbow Trout 919 Greater than 6 inches
9/18/2017 Rainbow Trout 250 Adults
9/18/2017 Rainbow Trout 2,335 Greater than 6 inches
6/19/2017 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/2017 Rainbow Trout 630 Greater than 6 inches
5/26/2017 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
5/9/2017 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
4/11/2017 Rainbow Trout 620 Greater than 6 inches
3/23/2017 Rainbow Trout 627 Greater than 6 inches
11/22/2016 Rainbow Trout 1,875 Greater than 6 inches
9/20/2016 Rainbow Trout 90 Adults
9/19/2016 Rainbow Trout 250 Adults
9/19/2016 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
8/30/2016 Rainbow Trout 111 Adults
8/26/2016 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
6/22/2016 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/2016 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
5/25/2016 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
5/5/2016 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
4/21/2016 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
3/30/2016 Rainbow Trout 63 Adults
3/30/2016 Rainbow Trout 43 Greater than 6 inches
3/17/2016 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
9/29/2015 Rainbow Trout 252 Adults
9/23/2015 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
9/9/2015 Rainbow Trout 250 Adults
9/2/2015 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
6/23/2015 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
6/12/2015 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
5/26/2015 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
5/13/2015 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
5/1/2015 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
4/10/2015 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
3/24/2015 Rainbow Trout 100 Adults
3/24/2015 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
11/12/2014 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
11/7/2014 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
11/6/2014 Rainbow Trout 100 Adults
10/24/2014 Rainbow Trout 250 Adults
10/24/2014 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
10/16/2014 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/23/2014 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
6/11/2014 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
5/23/2014 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/12/2014 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
4/29/2014 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
3/27/2014 Rainbow Trout 50 Adults
3/20/2014 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
10/26/2013 Rainbow Trout 410 Greater than 6 inches
10/24/2013 Rainbow Trout 181 Adults
10/11/2013 Rainbow Trout 200 Adults
10/11/2013 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/2013 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/13/2013 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/6/2013 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/31/2013 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/2013 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/15/2013 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/6/2013 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
4/29/2013 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
4/16/2013 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
4/5/2013 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
4/1/2013 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
3/26/2013 Rainbow Trout 150 Adults
3/19/2013 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
11/27/2012 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
11/14/2012 Rainbow Trout 120 Adults
11/8/2012 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
10/26/2012 Rainbow Trout 150 Adults
10/26/2012 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
10/23/2012 Rainbow Trout 175 Adults
10/19/2012 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
9/28/2012 Rainbow Trout 250 Adults
9/14/2012 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
8/16/2012 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/11/2012 Rainbow Trout 498 Greater than 6 inches
6/22/2012 Rainbow Trout 496 Greater than 6 inches
6/7/2012 Rainbow Trout 70 Adults
6/7/2012 Rainbow Trout 748 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/2012 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
5/8/2012 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
4/30/2012 Rainbow Trout 501 Greater than 6 inches
4/23/2012 Rainbow Trout 100 Adults
4/23/2012 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
4/4/2012 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2/28/2012 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
11/26/2011 Rainbow Trout 1,012 Greater than 6 inches
11/3/2011 Rainbow Trout 234 Adults
11/3/2011 Rainbow Trout 1,620 Greater than 6 inches
11/2/2011 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
10/24/2011 Rainbow Trout 744 Adults
10/22/2011 Rainbow Trout 225 Adults
10/22/2011 Rainbow Trout 1,096 Greater than 6 inches
10/19/2011 Rainbow Trout 50 Adults
8/24/2011 Rainbow Trout 500 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

Edson Fichter Pond
  • Trout limit is 2
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, and trout hybrids (e.g. Tiger Trout)
  • 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 Northern Leatherside Chub, Bear Lake Sculpin, 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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