Bannock Reservoir (Portneuf Wellness Complex Pond)

Snake River Drainage

  • Recommended Fishing Water
  • Family Fishing Water

Bannock Reservoir (Portneuf Wellness Complex Pond) in Bannock County is 5.5 acres.

Located within the Portneuf Wellness Complex park near the County Fairgrounds in Pocatello, this new community park offers trout fishing with many recreational amenities nearby. The five-acre pond is surrounded by playgrounds, soccer fields, basketball courts, running and biking trails, and an amphitheater for community events. Multiple docks provide fishing access around the pond.

Facilities

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

Directions

Drive east from Interstate 15 exit 71 at Pocatello Creek Road and turn north on Olympus Drive. Continue about 1.3 miles to the complex entrance.

Recommended Game Fish

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
5/6/2019 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
4/30/2019 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
4/10/2019 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
3/27/2019 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
11/2/2018 Rainbow Trout 72 Adults
10/15/2018 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
9/24/2018 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
9/12/2018 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
7/4/2018 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
7/3/2018 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
6/19/2018 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/6/2018 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/2018 Kokanee 701 Less than 6 inches
5/21/2018 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/8/2018 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
4/23/2018 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
4/13/2018 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
3/30/2018 Rainbow Trout 60 Adults
3/28/2018 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
11/30/2017 Rainbow Trout 181 Adults
11/17/2017 Rainbow Trout 85 Adults
11/7/2017 Rainbow Trout 75 Adults
10/24/2017 Rainbow Trout 125 Adults
10/11/2017 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
9/21/2017 Rainbow Trout 1,251 Greater than 6 inches
9/5/2017 Rainbow Trout 1,251 Greater than 6 inches
6/29/2017 Rainbow Trout 502 Greater than 6 inches
6/19/2017 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
6/6/2017 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
5/31/2017 Kokanee 998 Less than 6 inches
5/24/2017 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/9/2017 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
4/25/2017 Rainbow Trout 501 Greater than 6 inches
4/11/2017 Rainbow Trout 502 Greater than 6 inches
3/31/2017 Rainbow Trout 502 Greater than 6 inches
3/16/2017 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
11/29/2016 Rainbow Trout 279 Adults
10/24/2016 Rainbow Trout 581 Adults
10/11/2016 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
9/20/2016 Rainbow Trout 150 Adults
9/14/2016 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
8/30/2016 Rainbow Trout 111 Adults
8/29/2016 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
8/17/2016 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
8/1/2016 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/18/2016 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/6/2016 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/22/2016 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/2016 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/26/2016 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/20/2016 Kokanee 999 Less than 6 inches
5/11/2016 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
4/28/2016 Rainbow Trout 550 Greater than 6 inches
4/13/2016 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
3/31/2016 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
3/30/2016 Rainbow Trout 127 Adults
3/30/2016 Rainbow Trout 43 Greater than 6 inches
3/8/2016 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
10/27/2015 Rainbow Trout 759 Greater than 6 inches
10/24/2015 Rainbow Trout 271 Adults
10/24/2015 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
10/13/2015 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
10/1/2015 Rainbow Trout 44 Adults
9/29/2015 Rainbow Trout 418 Adults
9/23/2015 Rainbow Trout 648 Greater than 6 inches
9/22/2015 Rainbow Trout 1,498 Greater than 6 inches
9/18/2015 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
9/9/2015 Rainbow Trout 1,497 Greater than 6 inches
9/8/2015 Rainbow Trout 85 Adults
9/3/2015 Rainbow Trout 1,875 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/2015 Kokanee 1,000 Less than 6 inches
11/6/2014 Rainbow Trout 50 Adults
10/28/2014 Rainbow Trout 751 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

Bannock Reservoir Wellness Complex (Pocatello)
  • No motors
  • 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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