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
2022/06/13 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
2022/06/06 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
2022/05/10 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2022/05/04 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2022/04/28 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2022/04/06 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2022/04/01 Rainbow Trout 209 Adults
2022/03/28 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2021/10/20 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/09/20 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/09/09 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/06/25 Rainbow Trout 1,490 Greater than 6 inches
2021/06/23 Rainbow Trout 1,011 Greater than 6 inches
2021/06/07 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/06/01 Bluegill 422 Less than 6 inches
2021/06/01 Largemouth Bass 81 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/18 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/05 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/04/21 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/04/06 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/03/24 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/03/10 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2020/11/04 Rainbow Trout 240 Adults
2020/10/19 Rainbow Trout 965 Greater than 6 inches
2020/10/15 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2020/10/01 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2020/06/29 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2020/06/08 Rainbow Trout 285 Adults
2020/05/22 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2020/05/07 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2020/04/08 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2020/03/31 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2020/03/19 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2019/11/12 Rainbow Trout 809 Greater than 6 inches
2019/10/03 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2019/10/01 Rainbow Trout 125 Greater than 6 inches
2019/09/26 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2019/09/10 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2019/07/02 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2019/06/26 Kokanee 1,000 Less than 6 inches
2019/06/17 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2019/06/05 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2019/05/17 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2019/05/06 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2019/04/30 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2019/04/10 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2019/03/27 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2018/11/02 Rainbow Trout 72 Adults
2018/10/15 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2018/09/24 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2018/09/12 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
2018/07/04 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
2018/07/03 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
2018/06/19 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2018/06/06 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
2018/05/22 Kokanee 701 Less than 6 inches
2018/05/21 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2018/05/08 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2018/04/23 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2018/04/13 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2018/03/30 Rainbow Trout 60 Adults
2018/03/28 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2017/11/30 Rainbow Trout 181 Adults
2017/11/17 Rainbow Trout 85 Adults
2017/11/07 Rainbow Trout 75 Adults
2017/10/24 Rainbow Trout 125 Adults
2017/10/11 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2017/09/21 Rainbow Trout 1,251 Greater than 6 inches
2017/09/05 Rainbow Trout 1,251 Greater than 6 inches
2017/06/29 Rainbow Trout 502 Greater than 6 inches
2017/06/19 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
2017/06/06 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
2017/05/31 Kokanee 998 Less than 6 inches
2017/05/24 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2017/05/09 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2017/04/25 Rainbow Trout 501 Greater than 6 inches
2017/04/11 Rainbow Trout 502 Greater than 6 inches
2017/03/31 Rainbow Trout 502 Greater than 6 inches
2017/03/16 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
2016/11/29 Rainbow Trout 279 Adults
2016/10/24 Rainbow Trout 581 Adults
2016/10/11 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2016/09/20 Rainbow Trout 150 Adults
2016/09/14 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2016/08/30 Rainbow Trout 111 Adults
2016/08/29 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2016/08/17 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2016/08/01 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2016/07/18 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2016/07/06 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2016/06/22 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2016/06/08 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2016/05/26 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2016/05/20 Kokanee 999 Less than 6 inches
2016/05/11 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
2016/04/28 Rainbow Trout 550 Greater than 6 inches
2016/04/13 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2016/03/31 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2016/03/30 Rainbow Trout 127 Adults
2016/03/30 Rainbow Trout 43 Greater than 6 inches
2016/03/08 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2015/10/27 Rainbow Trout 759 Greater than 6 inches
2015/10/24 Rainbow Trout 271 Adults
2015/10/24 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2015/10/13 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2015/10/01 Rainbow Trout 44 Adults
2015/09/29 Rainbow Trout 418 Adults
2015/09/23 Rainbow Trout 648 Greater than 6 inches
2015/09/22 Rainbow Trout 1,498 Greater than 6 inches
2015/09/18 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2015/09/09 Rainbow Trout 1,497 Greater than 6 inches
2015/09/08 Rainbow Trout 85 Adults
2015/09/03 Rainbow Trout 1,875 Greater than 6 inches
2015/06/08 Kokanee 1,000 Less than 6 inches
2014/11/06 Rainbow Trout 50 Adults
2014/10/28 Rainbow Trout 751 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 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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