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
2024/04/30 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 1,900 Catchable (6+ inches)
2024/04/12 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 950 Catchable (6+ inches)
2024/03/14 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 950 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2023/10/26 Rainbow Unspecified 66 Adults
2023/10/17 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 1,600 Catchable (6+ inches)
2023/09/25 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 1,500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2023/07/20 Bluegill 167 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2023/07/20 Largemouth Bass 34 Catchable (6+ inches)
2023/06/27 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 633 Catchable (6+ inches)
2023/06/14 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 1,266 Catchable (6+ inches)
2023/06/06 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 632 Catchable (6+ inches)
2023/05/17 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 634 Catchable (6+ inches)
2023/05/02 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 634 Catchable (6+ inches)
2023/04/25 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 600 Catchable (6+ inches)
2023/04/18 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 650 Catchable (6+ inches)
2023/04/12 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 650 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/10/21 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 566 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/10/13 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 533 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2022/10/03 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/09/29 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/09/16 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/08/12 Bluegill 164 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2022/08/12 Largemouth Bass 101 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/06/14 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 950 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/06/13 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 475 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/06/09 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 1,108 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/05/18 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 633 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/05/13 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 633 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/04/27 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 475 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/04/11 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 475 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/03/29 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 950 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2021/11/03 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 225 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/11/02 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/10/21 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/10/20 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/10/19 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/10/12 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 400 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/10/07 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 400 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/09/22 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/09/17 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/09/09 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/06/10 Bluegill 300 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2021/06/10 Largemouth Bass 60 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/06/10 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 475 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/05/21 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 475 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2021/05/18 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 475 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2021/05/11 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 475 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2021/05/10 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 475 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2021/04/05 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 950 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/03/22 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 950 Catchable (6+ inches)
2020/10/20 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2020/10/15 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 250 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2020/10/06 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2020/09/14 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 750 Catchable (6+ inches)
2020/06/15 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2020/06/02 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2020/05/22 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2020/04/28 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 489 Catchable (6+ inches)
2020/04/21 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 761 Catchable (6+ inches)
2020/04/15 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2020/04/14 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2020/03/31 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2019/10/23 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 875 Catchable (6+ inches)
2019/10/17 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,008 Catchable (6+ inches)
2019/09/23 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 976 Catchable (6+ inches)
2019/09/17 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 125 Catchable (15-19 inches)
2019/09/17 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 976 Catchable (6+ inches)
2019/09/16 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 125 Catchable (15-19 inches)
2019/06/17 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2019/06/04 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 650 Catchable (6+ inches)
2019/05/15 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 650 Catchable (6+ inches)
2019/04/18 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2019/03/27 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/11/02 Rainbow Unspecified 72 Adults
2018/10/24 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/09/28 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 750 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/09/28 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 250 Catchable (15-19 inches)
2018/09/14 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/06/19 Rainbow Unspecified 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/06/06 Rainbow Unspecified 624 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/05/21 Rainbow Unspecified 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/05/10 Rainbow Unspecified 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/04/05 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/03/30 Rainbow Unspecified 60 Adults
2018/03/29 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2017/11/30 Rainbow Unspecified 60 Adults
2017/11/17 Rainbow Unspecified 65 Adults
2017/11/07 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 50 Adults
2017/10/02 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 919 Catchable (6+ inches)
2017/09/18 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 250 Adults
2017/09/18 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 2,335 Catchable (6+ inches)
2017/06/19 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2017/06/08 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 630 Catchable (6+ inches)
2017/05/26 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2017/05/09 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2017/04/11 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 620 Catchable (6+ inches)
2017/03/23 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 627 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/11/22 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,875 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/09/20 Rainbow Unspecified 90 Adults
2016/09/19 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 250 Adults
2016/09/19 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 750 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/08/30 Rainbow Unspecified 111 Adults
2016/08/26 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/06/22 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/06/08 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/05/25 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/05/05 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/04/21 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/03/30 Rainbow Unspecified 63 Adults
2016/03/30 Rainbow Unspecified 43 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/03/17 Rainbow Unspecified 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2015/09/29 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 252 Adults
2015/09/23 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 750 Catchable (6+ inches)
2015/09/09 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 250 Adults
2015/09/02 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2015/06/23 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2015/06/12 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2015/05/26 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2015/05/13 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2015/05/01 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 600 Catchable (6+ inches)
2015/04/10 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 600 Catchable (6+ inches)
2015/03/24 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 600 Catchable (6+ inches)
2015/03/24 Rainbow Unspecified 100 Adults
2014/11/12 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2014/11/07 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2014/11/06 Rainbow Unspecified 100 Adults
2014/10/24 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 250 Adults
2014/10/24 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2014/10/16 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2014/06/23 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2014/06/11 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 625 Catchable (6+ inches)
2014/05/23 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2014/05/12 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2014/04/29 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2014/03/27 Rainbow Unspecified 50 Adults
2014/03/20 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2013/10/26 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 410 Catchable (6+ inches)
2013/10/24 Rainbow Unspecified 181 Adults
2013/10/11 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 200 Adults
2013/10/11 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 750 Catchable (6+ inches)
2013/06/25 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2013/06/13 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2013/06/06 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2013/05/31 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2013/05/21 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2013/05/15 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2013/05/06 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2013/04/29 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2013/04/16 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2013/04/05 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2013/04/01 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2013/03/26 Rainbow Unspecified 150 Adults
2013/03/19 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2012/11/27 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2012/11/14 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 120 Adults
2012/11/08 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2012/10/26 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 150 Adults
2012/10/26 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2012/10/23 Rainbow Unspecified 175 Adults
2012/10/19 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2012/09/28 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 250 Adults
2012/09/14 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2012/08/16 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2012/07/11 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 498 Catchable (6+ inches)
2012/06/22 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 496 Catchable (6+ inches)
2012/06/07 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 748 Catchable (6+ inches)
2012/06/07 Rainbow Unspecified 70 Adults
2012/05/21 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 499 Catchable (6+ inches)
2012/05/08 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2012/04/30 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 501 Catchable (6+ inches)
2012/04/23 Rainbow Unspecified 100 Adults
2012/04/23 Rainbow Unspecified 100 Catchable (6+ inches)
2012/04/04 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2012/02/28 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2011/11/26 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,012 Catchable (6+ inches)
2011/11/03 Rainbow Unspecified 234 Adults
2011/11/03 Rainbow Unspecified 1,620 Catchable (6+ inches)
2011/11/02 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2011/10/24 Rainbow Unspecified 744 Adults
2011/10/22 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 225 Adults
2011/10/22 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,096 Catchable (6+ inches)
2011/10/19 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 50 Adults
2011/08/24 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (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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