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
2024/06/04 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 3,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2024/05/20 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2024/04/29 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2024/04/11 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2024/03/27 Rainbow Unspecified 100 Adults
2024/03/15 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2024/03/01 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2023/10/26 Rainbow Unspecified 67 Adults
2023/10/06 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 500 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2023/09/14 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2023/07/13 Bluegill 20 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2023/07/13 Largemouth Bass 29 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2023/06/06 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 3,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2023/05/15 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2023/05/01 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2023/04/12 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 2,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/11/15 Rainbow Unspecified 226 Adults
2022/10/07 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 500 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2022/09/23 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/07/07 Bluegill 148 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2022/07/07 Largemouth Bass 68 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/06/13 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 1,500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/06/06 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 1,500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/05/10 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/05/04 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/04/28 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/04/06 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2022/04/01 Rainbow Unspecified 209 Adults
2022/03/28 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 1,000 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2021/10/20 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2021/09/20 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/09/09 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/06/25 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,490 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/06/23 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,011 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/06/07 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/06/01 Bluegill 422 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2021/06/01 Largemouth Bass 81 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/05/18 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2021/05/05 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2021/04/21 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/04/06 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/03/24 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2021/03/10 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2020/11/04 Rainbow Unspecified 240 Adults
2020/10/19 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 125 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2020/10/19 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 840 Catchable (6+ inches)
2020/10/15 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2020/10/01 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2020/06/29 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 2,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2020/06/08 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 285 Adults
2020/05/22 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2020/05/07 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2020/04/08 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2020/03/31 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2020/03/19 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2019/11/12 Rainbow Unspecified 500 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2019/11/12 Rainbow Unspecified 309 Catchable (15-19 inches)
2019/10/03 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2019/10/01 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 125 Catchable (15-19 inches)
2019/09/26 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2019/09/10 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2019/07/02 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2019/06/26 Kokanee - Early Spawner 1,000 Fry (0-3 inches)
2019/06/17 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2019/06/05 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2019/05/17 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2019/05/06 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2019/04/30 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2019/04/10 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2019/03/27 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/11/02 Rainbow Unspecified 72 Adults
2018/10/15 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 500 Catchable (12-14 inches)
2018/10/15 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 125 Catchable (15-19 inches)
2018/09/24 Rainbow - Hayspur Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/09/12 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/07/04 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 499 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/07/03 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 499 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/06/19 Rainbow Unspecified 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/06/06 Rainbow Unspecified 499 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/05/22 Kokanee - Late Spawner 701 Fry (0-3 inches)
2018/05/21 Rainbow Unspecified 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/05/08 Rainbow Unspecified 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/04/23 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/04/13 Rainbow Unspecified 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2018/03/30 Rainbow Unspecified 60 Adults
2018/03/28 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2017/11/30 Rainbow Unspecified 181 Adults
2017/11/17 Rainbow Unspecified 85 Adults
2017/11/07 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 75 Adults
2017/10/24 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 125 Adults
2017/10/11 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2017/09/21 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,251 Catchable (6+ inches)
2017/09/05 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,251 Catchable (6+ inches)
2017/06/29 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 502 Catchable (6+ inches)
2017/06/19 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 499 Catchable (6+ inches)
2017/06/06 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 499 Catchable (6+ inches)
2017/05/31 Kokanee - Early Spawner 998 Fingerling (3-6 inches)
2017/05/24 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2017/05/09 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2017/04/25 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 501 Catchable (6+ inches)
2017/04/11 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 502 Catchable (6+ inches)
2017/03/31 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 502 Catchable (6+ inches)
2017/03/16 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 499 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/11/29 Rainbow Unspecified 558 Adults
2016/10/24 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,162 Adults
2016/10/11 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/09/20 Rainbow Unspecified 300 Adults
2016/09/14 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/08/30 Rainbow Unspecified 222 Adults
2016/08/29 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/08/17 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/08/01 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/07/18 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/07/06 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/06/22 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/06/08 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/05/26 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/05/20 Kokanee - Early Spawner 1,998 Fry (0-3 inches)
2016/05/11 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 900 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/04/28 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,100 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/04/13 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/03/31 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/03/30 Rainbow Unspecified 254 Adults
2016/03/30 Rainbow Unspecified 86 Catchable (6+ inches)
2016/03/08 Rainbow Unspecified 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2015/10/27 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 759 Catchable (6+ inches)
2015/10/24 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 271 Adults
2015/10/24 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 600 Catchable (6+ inches)
2015/10/13 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 500 Catchable (6+ inches)
2015/10/01 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 44 Adults
2015/09/29 Rainbow - Hayspur Diploid 418 Adults
2015/09/23 Rainbow Unspecified 648 Catchable (6+ inches)
2015/09/22 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,498 Catchable (6+ inches)
2015/09/18 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,000 Catchable (6+ inches)
2015/09/09 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,497 Catchable (6+ inches)
2015/09/08 Rainbow Unspecified 85 Adults
2015/09/03 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 1,875 Catchable (6+ inches)
2015/06/08 Kokanee - Early Spawner 1,000 Fry (0-3 inches)
2014/11/06 Rainbow Unspecified 50 Adults
2014/10/28 Rainbow - Troutlodge Triploid 751 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 Bannock Reservoir (Portneuf Wellness Complex 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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