Dog Creek Reservoir

Wood River Drainage

  • Recommended Fishing Water

Dog Creek Reservoir in Gooding County is 53.8 acres.

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Facilities

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

Recommended Game Fish

Species Observed in Surveys

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
2022/05/04 Rainbow Trout 5,170 Greater than 6 inches
2022/04/07 Rainbow Trout 2,078 Greater than 6 inches
2021/10/28 Rainbow Trout 3,705 Greater than 6 inches
2021/10/26 Rainbow Trout 271 Adults
2021/09/13 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2021/09/07 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2021/06/09 Rainbow Trout 520 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/26 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/20 Crappie 300 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/19 Tiger Muskie 508 Greater than 6 inches
2021/04/29 Rainbow Trout 5,060 Greater than 6 inches
2021/04/08 Rainbow Trout 2,210 Greater than 6 inches
2021/02/09 Rainbow Trout 6,500 Greater than 6 inches
2020/11/24 Rainbow Trout 1,680 Greater than 6 inches
2020/11/24 Rainbow Trout - Yellow 1,089 Greater than 6 inches
2020/10/22 Rainbow Trout 5,144 Greater than 6 inches
2020/09/09 Rainbow Trout 2,006 Greater than 6 inches
2020/05/05 Rainbow Trout 5,050 Greater than 6 inches
2020/04/02 Cobow - Coho Salmon x Rainbow Trout 2,095 Greater than 6 inches
2020/04/02 Rainbow Trout 2,113 Greater than 6 inches
2020/03/05 Rainbow Trout 1,100 Greater than 6 inches
2019/10/31 Rainbow Trout 6,624 Greater than 6 inches
2019/10/15 Rainbow Trout 2,625 Greater than 6 inches
2019/09/19 Rainbow Trout 15,340 Greater than 6 inches
2019/09/04 Rainbow Trout 140 Greater than 6 inches
2019/05/27 Tiger Muskie 200 Greater than 6 inches
2019/05/15 Rainbow Trout 150 Adults
2019/05/14 Rainbow Trout 5,058 Greater than 6 inches
2019/04/26 Rainbow Trout 67 Adults
2019/04/16 Rainbow Trout 2,024 Greater than 6 inches
2019/04/16 Tiger Muskie 1 Adults
2018/11/30 Rainbow Trout 32,400 Less than 6 inches
2018/10/16 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2018/10/01 Rainbow Trout 5,064 Greater than 6 inches
2018/09/27 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
2018/08/27 Channel Catfish 100 Adults
2018/06/20 Rainbow Trout 5,184 Greater than 6 inches
2018/06/11 Tiger Muskie 603 Greater than 6 inches
2018/04/16 Rainbow Trout 2,214 Greater than 6 inches
2017/11/09 Rainbow Trout 189 Adults
2017/11/02 Rainbow Trout 3,520 Greater than 6 inches
2017/06/01 Tiger Muskie 526 Greater than 6 inches
2017/05/30 Rainbow Trout 1,009 Greater than 6 inches
2017/03/15 Rainbow Trout 3,300 Greater than 6 inches
2016/11/23 Rainbow Trout 154 Adults
2016/09/29 Rainbow Trout 3,660 Greater than 6 inches
2016/09/01 Rainbow Trout 239 Adults
2016/05/31 Tiger Muskie 500 Greater than 6 inches
2016/03/03 Rainbow Trout 3,200 Greater than 6 inches
2015/12/23 Rainbow Trout 135 Adults
2015/10/26 Rainbow Trout 3,664 Greater than 6 inches
2015/09/29 Rainbow Trout 100 Adults
2015/09/29 Rainbow Trout 328 Greater than 6 inches
2015/06/30 Rainbow Trout 75 Adults
2015/06/19 Tiger Muskie 544 Greater than 6 inches
2015/04/02 Rainbow Trout 1,636 Greater than 6 inches
2015/03/25 Rainbow Trout 1,567 Greater than 6 inches
2014/11/06 Rainbow Trout 70 Adults
2014/09/23 Rainbow Trout 3,200 Greater than 6 inches
2014/06/06 Tiger Muskie 500 Greater than 6 inches
2014/04/16 Rainbow Trout 1,590 Greater than 6 inches
2014/03/25 Rainbow Trout 1,615 Greater than 6 inches
2013/10/28 Rainbow Trout 3,360 Greater than 6 inches
2013/10/23 Rainbow Trout 40 Adults
2013/09/10 Rainbow Trout 3,825 Greater than 6 inches
2013/07/03 Channel Catfish 276 Adults
2013/06/06 Tiger Muskie 500 Greater than 6 inches
2013/03/15 Rainbow Trout 3,190 Greater than 6 inches
2012/10/30 Rainbow Trout 1,680 Greater than 6 inches
2012/10/02 Rainbow Trout 3,420 Greater than 6 inches
2012/06/07 Rainbow Trout 40 Adults
2012/06/06 Channel Catfish 166 Adults
2012/03/29 Rainbow Trout 3,193 Greater than 6 inches
2011/11/03 Rainbow Trout 350 Adults
2011/09/28 Rainbow Trout 4,070 Greater than 6 inches
2011/07/18 Channel Catfish 78 Adults
2011/03/30 Rainbow Trout 4,200 Greater than 6 inches
2010/10/04 Rainbow Trout 3,960 Greater than 6 inches
2010/07/14 Channel Catfish 1,278 Greater than 6 inches
2010/03/09 Rainbow Trout 3,885 Greater than 6 inches
2009/11/06 Rainbow Trout 700 Greater than 6 inches
2009/10/01 Rainbow Trout 4,080 Greater than 6 inches
2009/07/15 Channel Catfish 998 Greater than 6 inches
2009/04/28 Rainbow Trout 2,210 Greater than 6 inches
2009/03/17 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
2008/09/04 Rainbow Trout 2,990 Greater than 6 inches
2008/07/23 Channel Catfish 1,523 Greater than 6 inches
2007/10/03 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
2007/07/10 Channel Catfish 2,944 Greater than 6 inches
2007/06/18 Tiger Muskie 501 Greater than 6 inches
2007/04/25 Rainbow Trout 3,360 Greater than 6 inches
2007/04/03 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2006/10/02 Rainbow Trout 4,200 Greater than 6 inches
2006/07/20 Channel Catfish 3,168 Greater than 6 inches
2006/07/18 Tiger Muskie 306 Greater than 6 inches
2006/03/23 Rainbow Trout 3,234 Greater than 6 inches
2005/10/12 Rainbow Trout 3,960 Greater than 6 inches
2005/10/05 Rainbow Trout 4,180 Greater than 6 inches
2005/08/31 Channel Catfish 5,900 Greater than 6 inches
2005/03/22 Rainbow Trout 4,200 Greater than 6 inches
2004/09/10 Rainbow Trout 4,060 Greater than 6 inches
2004/07/07 Channel Catfish 4,240 Greater than 6 inches
2004/03/25 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
2003/10/06 Rainbow Trout 4,030 Greater than 6 inches
2003/08/22 Channel Catfish 3,828 Greater than 6 inches
2003/03/28 Rainbow Trout 9,856 Greater than 6 inches
2002/12/12 Rainbow Trout 7,025 Greater than 6 inches
2002/10/01 Rainbow Trout 1,610 Greater than 6 inches
2002/09/05 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches
2002/08/23 Channel Catfish 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
2002/06/27 Channel Catfish 1,851 Greater than 6 inches
2002/06/27 Tiger Muskie 150 Greater than 6 inches
2002/04/19 Rainbow Trout 5,200 Greater than 6 inches
2002/04/11 Rainbow Trout 4,080 Greater than 6 inches
2001/10/31 Rainbow Trout 13,941 Less than 6 inches
2001/09/10 Rainbow Trout 6,500 Greater than 6 inches
2001/03/13 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
2000/09/20 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
2000/08/22 Channel Catfish 2,997 Greater than 6 inches
2000/06/16 Tiger Muskie 355 Greater than 6 inches
2000/04/27 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2000/03/15 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1999/09/21 Channel Catfish 3,000 Less than 6 inches
1999/09/16 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
1999/08/27 Tiger Muskie 215 Less than 6 inches
1999/05/20 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
1999/03/16 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
1998/10/01 Channel Catfish 2,500 Less than 6 inches
1998/09/29 Channel Catfish 2,500 Less than 6 inches
1998/09/21 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
1998/08/28 Tiger Muskie 300 Less than 6 inches
1998/03/02 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
1997/10/11 Channel Catfish 1,984 Less than 6 inches
1997/09/19 Rainbow Trout 4,480 Greater than 6 inches
1997/02/28 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
1996/12/04 Rainbow Trout 9,900 Less than 6 inches
1996/11/05 Rainbow Trout 2,160 Greater than 6 inches
1996/10/07 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1996/10/03 Channel Catfish 2,000 Less than 6 inches
1996/03/08 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1995/11/07 Tiger Muskie 200 Greater than 6 inches
1995/10/23 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1995/03/07 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1993/12/13 Rainbow Trout 27,955 Less than 6 inches
1993/10/14 Rainbow Trout 2,300 Greater than 6 inches
1993/07/30 Channel Catfish 2,500 Less than 6 inches
1993/04/12 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
1992/10/20 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
1992/04/15 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
1991/10/21 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches
1991/10/21 Tiger Muskie 200 Less than 6 inches
1991/08/14 Channel Catfish 180 Adults
1991/04/19 Rainbow Trout 2,524 Greater than 6 inches
1990/04/17 Rainbow Trout 3,510 Greater than 6 inches
1990/04/10 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches
1989/05/17 Brown Trout 4,000 Less than 6 inches
1989/05/17 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Less than 6 inches
1989/05/16 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
1989/04/27 Rainbow Trout 2,472 Greater than 6 inches
1989/04/26 Brown Trout 4,928 Less than 6 inches
1989/04/24 Brown Trout 11,200 Less than 6 inches
1988/05/11 Rainbow Trout 3,500 Greater than 6 inches
1988/03/21 Brown Trout 20,790 Less than 6 inches
1987/05/06 Brown Trout 20,400 Less than 6 inches
1987/04/22 Rainbow Trout 4,160 Greater than 6 inches
1987/04/15 Rainbow Trout 4,030 Greater than 6 inches
1986/05/27 Brown Trout 20,056 Less than 6 inches
1986/05/13 Rainbow Trout 5,200 Greater than 6 inches
1986/04/17 Rainbow Trout 4,770 Greater than 6 inches
1985/09/19 Brown Trout 21,275 Less than 6 inches
1985/07/03 Rainbow Trout 100 Adults
1985/05/07 Rainbow Trout 4,845 Greater than 6 inches
1985/04/23 Brown Trout 20,000 Less than 6 inches
1985/04/17 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches
1984/06/13 Rainbow Trout 4,180 Greater than 6 inches
1984/04/09 Rainbow Trout 4,200 Greater than 6 inches
1983/05/03 Rainbow Trout 4,230 Greater than 6 inches
1983/04/26 Brown Trout 15,900 Less than 6 inches
1983/04/26 Rainbow Trout 3,960 Greater than 6 inches
1983/04/19 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
1982/08/04 Rainbow Trout 14,220 Less than 6 inches
1982/04/26 Rainbow Trout 4,200 Greater than 6 inches
1982/04/21 Rainbow Trout 4,050 Greater than 6 inches
1982/03/23 Rainbow Trout 6,090 Greater than 6 inches
1981/07/07 Cutthroat Trout 17,400 Less than 6 inches
1981/05/06 Rainbow Trout 25,075 Less than 6 inches
1981/04/08 Rainbow Trout 4,125 Greater than 6 inches
1981/04/06 Rainbow Trout 4,455 Greater than 6 inches
1980/09/03 Rainbow Trout 2,210 Greater than 6 inches
1980/04/14 Rainbow Trout 3,750 Greater than 6 inches
1980/04/10 Rainbow Trout 4,350 Greater than 6 inches
1979/04/27 Rainbow Trout 4,320 Greater than 6 inches
1978/06/27 Brown Trout 4,400 Less than 6 inches
1978/05/12 Rainbow Trout 4,860 Greater than 6 inches
1978/02/08 Brown Trout 6,825 Less than 6 inches
1977/07/15 Rainbow Trout 4,400 Greater than 6 inches
1977/03/22 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches
1977/03/16 Rainbow Trout 2,800 Greater than 6 inches
1976/05/03 Rainbow Trout 4,200 Greater than 6 inches
1976/04/27 Rainbow Trout 2,380 Greater than 6 inches
1975/06/03 Rainbow Trout 1,480 Greater than 6 inches
1974/05/15 Rainbow Trout 9,000 Less than 6 inches
1973/08/03 Cutthroat Trout 24,016 Less than 6 inches
1972/11/03 Rainbow Trout 7,920 Greater than 6 inches
1972/06/20 Rainbow Trout 5,665 Less than 6 inches
1972/05/25 Rainbow Trout 1,350 Greater than 6 inches
1972/03/14 Rainbow Trout 15,400 Less than 6 inches
1972/03/10 Rainbow Trout 2,940 Adults
1972/03/09 Rainbow Trout 5,880 Adults
1971/04/08 Coho Salmon 24,750 Less than 6 inches
1971/04/08 Rainbow Trout 2,100 Greater than 6 inches
1970/07/22 Rainbow Trout 3,936 Greater than 6 inches
1970/05/19 Rainbow Trout 4,800 Greater than 6 inches
1970/04/29 Coho Salmon 15,860 Less than 6 inches
1969/04/28 Rainbow Trout 4,320 Greater than 6 inches
1969/04/24 Rainbow Trout 4,320 Greater than 6 inches
1968/12/09 Rainbow Trout 4,440 Greater than 6 inches
1968/04/25 Rainbow Trout 9,600 Greater than 6 inches
1967/11/28 Rainbow Trout 5,760 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 Dog Creek Reservoir.
Magic Valley Region Bag Limits
Bass (Largemouth and Smallmouth)

  • Bass limit is 6, both species combined
  • None under 12 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

Bull Trout

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

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, Golden Trout, Arctic Grayling, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout, land-locked Chinook and Coho Salmon, trout hydrids (.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

Walleye

  • Walleye limit is 6

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, Shoshone Sculpin, Wood River 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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