Edson Fichter Pond

Flows into the Portneuf River

  • Recommended Fishing Water
  • Family Fishing Water

Edson Fichter Pond in Bannock County is 3.4 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
2022/05/13 Rainbow Trout 633 Greater than 6 inches
2022/04/27 Rainbow Trout 475 Greater than 6 inches
2022/04/11 Rainbow Trout 950 Greater than 6 inches
2022/03/29 Rainbow Trout 950 Greater than 6 inches
2021/11/03 Rainbow Trout 225 Greater than 6 inches
2021/11/02 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/10/21 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/10/20 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/10/19 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/10/12 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2021/10/07 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2021/09/22 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/09/17 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/09/09 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/06/10 Bluegill 300 Less than 6 inches
2021/06/10 Largemouth Bass 60 Greater than 6 inches
2021/06/10 Rainbow Trout 475 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/21 Rainbow Trout 475 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/18 Rainbow Trout 475 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/11 Rainbow Trout 475 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/10 Rainbow Trout 475 Greater than 6 inches
2021/04/05 Rainbow Trout 950 Greater than 6 inches
2021/03/22 Rainbow Trout 950 Greater than 6 inches
2020/10/20 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2020/10/15 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
2020/10/06 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2020/09/14 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2020/06/15 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2020/06/02 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2020/05/22 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2020/04/28 Rainbow Trout 489 Greater than 6 inches
2020/04/21 Rainbow Trout 761 Greater than 6 inches
2020/04/15 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2020/04/14 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2020/03/31 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2019/10/23 Rainbow Trout 875 Greater than 6 inches
2019/10/17 Rainbow Trout 1,008 Greater than 6 inches
2019/09/23 Rainbow Trout 976 Greater than 6 inches
2019/09/17 Rainbow Trout 1,101 Greater than 6 inches
2019/09/16 Rainbow Trout 125 Greater than 6 inches
2019/06/17 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2019/06/04 Rainbow Trout 650 Greater than 6 inches
2019/05/15 Rainbow Trout 650 Greater than 6 inches
2019/04/18 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2019/03/27 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2018/11/02 Rainbow Trout 72 Adults
2018/10/24 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2018/09/28 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2018/09/14 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
2018/06/19 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2018/06/06 Rainbow Trout 624 Greater than 6 inches
2018/05/21 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2018/05/10 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2018/04/05 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2018/03/30 Rainbow Trout 60 Adults
2018/03/29 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2017/11/30 Rainbow Trout 60 Adults
2017/11/17 Rainbow Trout 65 Adults
2017/11/07 Rainbow Trout 50 Adults
2017/10/02 Rainbow Trout 919 Greater than 6 inches
2017/09/18 Rainbow Trout 250 Adults
2017/09/18 Rainbow Trout 2,335 Greater than 6 inches
2017/06/19 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2017/06/08 Rainbow Trout 630 Greater than 6 inches
2017/05/26 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2017/05/09 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2017/04/11 Rainbow Trout 620 Greater than 6 inches
2017/03/23 Rainbow Trout 627 Greater than 6 inches
2016/11/22 Rainbow Trout 1,875 Greater than 6 inches
2016/09/20 Rainbow Trout 90 Adults
2016/09/19 Rainbow Trout 250 Adults
2016/09/19 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2016/08/30 Rainbow Trout 111 Adults
2016/08/26 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2016/06/22 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2016/06/08 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2016/05/25 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2016/05/05 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2016/04/21 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2016/03/30 Rainbow Trout 63 Adults
2016/03/30 Rainbow Trout 43 Greater than 6 inches
2016/03/17 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2015/09/29 Rainbow Trout 252 Adults
2015/09/23 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2015/09/09 Rainbow Trout 250 Adults
2015/09/02 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2015/06/23 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2015/06/12 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2015/05/26 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2015/05/13 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2015/05/01 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2015/04/10 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2015/03/24 Rainbow Trout 100 Adults
2015/03/24 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2014/11/12 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2014/11/07 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2014/11/06 Rainbow Trout 100 Adults
2014/10/24 Rainbow Trout 250 Adults
2014/10/24 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2014/10/16 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2014/06/23 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2014/06/11 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2014/05/23 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2014/05/12 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2014/04/29 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2014/03/27 Rainbow Trout 50 Adults
2014/03/20 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2013/10/26 Rainbow Trout 410 Greater than 6 inches
2013/10/24 Rainbow Trout 181 Adults
2013/10/11 Rainbow Trout 200 Adults
2013/10/11 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2013/06/25 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2013/06/13 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2013/06/06 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2013/05/31 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2013/05/21 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2013/05/15 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2013/05/06 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2013/04/29 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2013/04/16 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2013/04/05 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2013/04/01 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2013/03/26 Rainbow Trout 150 Adults
2013/03/19 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2012/11/27 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2012/11/14 Rainbow Trout 120 Adults
2012/11/08 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2012/10/26 Rainbow Trout 150 Adults
2012/10/26 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2012/10/23 Rainbow Trout 175 Adults
2012/10/19 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2012/09/28 Rainbow Trout 250 Adults
2012/09/14 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2012/08/16 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2012/07/11 Rainbow Trout 498 Greater than 6 inches
2012/06/22 Rainbow Trout 496 Greater than 6 inches
2012/06/07 Rainbow Trout 70 Adults
2012/06/07 Rainbow Trout 748 Greater than 6 inches
2012/05/21 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
2012/05/08 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2012/04/30 Rainbow Trout 501 Greater than 6 inches
2012/04/23 Rainbow Trout 100 Adults
2012/04/23 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2012/04/04 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2012/02/28 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2011/11/26 Rainbow Trout 1,012 Greater than 6 inches
2011/11/03 Rainbow Trout 234 Adults
2011/11/03 Rainbow Trout 1,620 Greater than 6 inches
2011/11/02 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2011/10/24 Rainbow Trout 744 Adults
2011/10/22 Rainbow Trout 225 Adults
2011/10/22 Rainbow Trout 1,096 Greater than 6 inches
2011/10/19 Rainbow Trout 50 Adults
2011/08/24 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

Licenses and Tags

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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 Edson Fichter Pond.
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 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, 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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