White Sands Pond (Powell Pond)

Clearwater River Drainage

  • Recommended Fishing Water

White Sands Pond (Powell Pond) in Idaho County is 4.2 acres.

Facilities

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

Recommended Game Fish

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
2022/07/15 Rainbow Trout 912 Greater than 6 inches
2022/06/21 Rainbow Trout 802 Greater than 6 inches
2022/06/09 Rainbow Trout 456 Greater than 6 inches
2022/05/24 Rainbow Trout 401 Greater than 6 inches
2022/05/10 Rainbow Trout 405 Greater than 6 inches
2021/09/08 Rainbow Trout 819 Greater than 6 inches
2021/09/01 Rainbow Trout 819 Greater than 6 inches
2021/06/09 Rainbow Trout 438 Greater than 6 inches
2021/06/01 Rainbow Trout 437 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/20 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/11 Rainbow Trout 384 Greater than 6 inches
2020/09/23 Rainbow Trout 800 Less than 6 inches
2020/07/28 Rainbow Trout 405 Greater than 6 inches
2020/06/30 Rainbow Trout 405 Greater than 6 inches
2020/06/17 Rainbow Trout 405 Greater than 6 inches
2020/06/04 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2020/05/22 Rainbow Trout 410 Greater than 6 inches
2020/05/04 Rainbow Trout 409 Greater than 6 inches
2019/09/12 Rainbow Trout 806 Greater than 6 inches
2019/07/02 Rainbow Trout 807 Greater than 6 inches
2019/06/24 Rainbow Trout 798 Greater than 6 inches
2019/05/14 Rainbow Trout 803 Greater than 6 inches
2018/09/12 Rainbow Trout 812 Greater than 6 inches
2018/06/28 Rainbow Trout 816 Greater than 6 inches
2018/06/14 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
2018/05/24 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
2017/09/06 Rainbow Trout 803 Greater than 6 inches
2017/07/03 Rainbow Trout 888 Greater than 6 inches
2017/06/15 Rainbow Trout 792 Greater than 6 inches
2017/05/18 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
2016/09/29 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2016/09/21 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2016/09/08 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2016/07/08 Rainbow Trout 403 Greater than 6 inches
2016/06/21 Rainbow Trout 402 Greater than 6 inches
2016/06/07 Rainbow Trout 411 Greater than 6 inches
2016/05/26 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2016/05/19 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2015/09/22 Rainbow Trout 1,600 Greater than 6 inches
2015/07/20 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
2015/06/16 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
2015/06/02 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2015/05/19 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2015/05/05 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2014/10/09 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
2014/09/03 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
2014/06/30 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2014/06/11 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2014/05/28 Rainbow Trout 384 Greater than 6 inches
2014/05/14 Rainbow Trout 420 Greater than 6 inches
2013/10/03 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2013/09/24 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2013/06/27 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2013/06/04 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2013/05/29 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2013/05/17 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2012/06/26 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
2012/05/22 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
2011/09/22 Rainbow Trout 920 Greater than 6 inches
2011/06/27 Rainbow Trout 899 Greater than 6 inches
2011/06/07 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2011/05/24 Rainbow Trout 998 Greater than 6 inches
2010/09/30 Rainbow Trout 525 Greater than 6 inches
2010/09/15 Rainbow Trout 525 Greater than 6 inches
2010/07/15 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2010/06/21 Rainbow Trout 625 Greater than 6 inches
2010/06/16 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
2010/06/01 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
2010/05/26 Rainbow Trout 700 Greater than 6 inches
2010/05/13 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2009/09/15 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
2009/09/02 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
2009/06/29 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2009/06/09 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2009/05/12 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
2008/09/11 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2008/07/15 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
2008/06/19 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
2008/05/27 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2008/05/20 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
2007/06/25 Rainbow Trout 495 Greater than 6 inches
2007/06/18 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2007/05/31 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2007/05/16 Rainbow Trout 1,395 Greater than 6 inches
2006/06/28 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
2006/05/31 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2006/05/24 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
2005/08/31 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2005/06/22 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2005/06/03 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2005/05/11 Rainbow Trout 1,440 Greater than 6 inches
2004/09/01 Rainbow Trout 455 Greater than 6 inches
2004/07/07 Rainbow Trout 480 Greater than 6 inches
2004/06/02 Rainbow Trout 555 Greater than 6 inches
2004/05/18 Rainbow Trout 1,530 Greater than 6 inches
2003/09/11 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2003/07/21 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
2003/07/01 Rainbow Trout 494 Greater than 6 inches
2003/06/05 Rainbow Trout 498 Greater than 6 inches
2003/05/14 Rainbow Trout 1,471 Greater than 6 inches
2002/09/25 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2002/07/02 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2002/05/29 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2002/05/10 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
2001/07/10 Rainbow Trout 990 Greater than 6 inches
2001/06/15 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
2001/06/04 Rainbow Trout 540 Greater than 6 inches
2001/05/23 Rainbow Trout 1,982 Greater than 6 inches
2000/09/13 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2000/06/29 Rainbow Trout 506 Greater than 6 inches
2000/06/15 Rainbow Trout 550 Greater than 6 inches
2000/06/06 Rainbow Trout 305 Greater than 6 inches
2000/05/22 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
1999/09/15 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1999/07/12 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1999/06/29 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1999/06/08 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1999/05/26 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1998/09/17 Rainbow Trout 440 Greater than 6 inches
1998/06/26 Rainbow Trout 500 Adults
1998/06/03 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1998/05/16 Rainbow Trout 1,470 Greater than 6 inches
1997/09/25 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1997/07/23 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1997/07/01 Rainbow Trout 500 Adults
1997/06/03 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1997/05/21 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1997/05/01 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1996/09/24 Rainbow Trout 1,415 Greater than 6 inches
1996/08/30 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1996/08/12 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1996/07/15 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1996/07/01 Rainbow Trout 560 Greater than 6 inches
1996/06/20 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
1996/06/05 Rainbow Trout 255 Greater than 6 inches
1996/05/17 Rainbow Trout 490 Greater than 6 inches
1995/06/08 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1995/05/19 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1995/04/26 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1994/10/03 Rainbow Trout 700 Greater than 6 inches
1994/07/20 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
1994/07/06 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
1994/06/23 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1994/06/10 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1994/05/26 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1994/05/12 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1994/04/19 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1993/08/08 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1993/07/19 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1993/07/09 Rainbow Trout 510 Greater than 6 inches
1993/06/18 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1993/06/10 Rainbow Trout 510 Greater than 6 inches
1993/05/19 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1992/06/12 Rainbow Trout 470 Greater than 6 inches
1992/05/14 Rainbow Trout 1,020 Greater than 6 inches
1991/09/12 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1990/08/14 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1989/06/30 Rainbow Trout 608 Greater than 6 inches
1989/05/24 Rainbow Trout 1,005 Greater than 6 inches
1988/06/09 Rainbow Trout 523 Greater than 6 inches
1986/06/23 Rainbow Trout 498 Greater than 6 inches
1985/05/23 Rainbow Trout 1,240 Greater than 6 inches
1984/06/13 Rainbow Trout 990 Greater than 6 inches
1983/06/22 Rainbow Trout 530 Less 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 White Sands Pond (Powell Pond).
Clearwater Region Bag Limits
Bass (Largemouth and Smallmouth)

  • In rivers and streams, no bag, size or possession limits
  • In lakes and reservoirs, limit is 6, both species combined

Brook Trout

  • Brook Trout limit is 25

Bull Trout

  • Bull Trout limit is 0, catch-and-release

Kokanee

  • Kokanee limit is 25

Salmon 

  • Spring and summer Chinook Salmon seasons and limits are set annually by the Idaho Fish and Game Commission and issued in separate brochures
  • Seasons and limits for fall Chinook Salmon and Coho Salmon can be found here
  • Sockeye Salmon limit is 0 and fishing for or targeting Sockeye Salmon is illegal
  • Fishing for or targeting salmon is prohibited unless a salmon season is specifically opened for that water

Steelhead (ocean-going)

  • Defined as Rainbow Trout longer than twenty (20) inches in length in the Snake River drainage below Hells Canyon Dam, the Salmon River drainage (excluding lakes and reservoirs), and the Clearwater River drainage (excluding that portion above Dworshak Dam, and lakes)
  • Seasons and limits for steelhead can be found here
  • Fishing for or targeting steelhead is prohibited unless a steelhead season is specifically opened for that water 

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 Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout, and trout hybrids (e.g. Tiger Trout)

  • In rivers and streams, trout limit is 2, all species combined
  • In lakes, reservoirs, ditches and canals, trout limit is 6, all species combined
  • Does not include Bull Trout and Brook Trout which are listed separately

Whitefish

  • Whitefish limit is 25

Protected Nongame Fish includes Pacific Lamprey and Sand Roller

  • May not be harvested or possessed

All Other Fish Species includes bullfrogs and crayfish

  • No bag, size or possession limit
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