Sawtooth Kids Pond

Salmon River Drainage

  • Recommended Fishing Water
  • Family Fishing Water

Sawtooth Kids Pond in Custer County is 0.5 acres.

This public fishing pond located at Sawtooth Fish Hatchery has both fish and fishing tackle, if needed. Inquire with hatchery staff about loaner tackle to catch rainbow trout from this well stocked pond.

Facilities

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

Directions

From State Hwy 21 at Stanley, head south on State Hwy 75 about 6 miles to Sawtooth Fish Hatchery. Turn right at the sign.

Recommended Game Fish

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
2022/08/01 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2022/07/20 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2022/07/08 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2022/06/28 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2022/06/23 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2022/06/06 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2021/08/18 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2021/08/03 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2021/07/20 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2021/07/08 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2021/06/30 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2021/06/10 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2021/06/01 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2019/08/28 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2019/08/13 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2019/08/05 Rainbow Trout 140 Greater than 6 inches
2019/07/29 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2019/07/15 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2019/07/01 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2019/06/17 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2019/06/06 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2018/09/12 Rainbow Trout 206 Greater than 6 inches
2018/09/11 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2018/08/31 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2018/08/28 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2018/08/23 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2018/08/07 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2018/07/23 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2018/07/09 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2018/07/03 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2018/06/26 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2018/06/19 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2018/06/06 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2017/08/29 Rainbow Trout 140 Greater than 6 inches
2017/08/14 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2017/07/31 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2017/07/25 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2017/07/19 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2017/07/11 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2017/06/28 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2017/06/22 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2017/06/08 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2016/08/17 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2016/08/08 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2016/08/02 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2016/07/28 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2016/07/21 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2016/07/07 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2016/06/27 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2016/06/08 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2015/09/16 Rainbow Trout 204 Greater than 6 inches
2015/09/02 Rainbow Trout 271 Greater than 6 inches
2015/08/04 Rainbow Trout 217 Greater than 6 inches
2015/07/29 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2015/07/23 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2015/07/03 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2015/06/26 Rainbow Trout 263 Greater than 6 inches
2015/06/10 Rainbow Trout 420 Greater than 6 inches
2015/05/20 Rainbow Trout 129 Greater than 6 inches
2014/08/19 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2014/08/07 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2014/07/31 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2014/07/20 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2014/07/10 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2014/07/02 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2014/06/25 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2014/06/12 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2013/08/09 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2013/07/31 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2013/07/27 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2013/07/18 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2013/07/12 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2013/07/01 Rainbow Trout 201 Greater than 6 inches
2013/06/28 Rainbow Trout 102 Greater than 6 inches
2013/06/26 Rainbow Trout 130 Greater than 6 inches
2013/06/21 Rainbow Trout 230 Greater than 6 inches
2013/06/14 Rainbow Trout 238 Greater than 6 inches
2013/06/04 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2013/05/14 Rainbow Trout 203 Greater than 6 inches
2012/04/30 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2011/08/09 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2011/08/03 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2011/07/20 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2011/07/08 Rainbow Trout 700 Greater than 6 inches
2011/06/29 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2011/06/24 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2011/06/07 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2011/05/20 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2011/05/07 Rainbow Trout 299 Greater than 6 inches
2010/08/31 Rainbow Trout 150 Greater than 6 inches
2010/08/17 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2010/08/08 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2010/07/29 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2010/07/14 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2010/07/07 Rainbow Trout 140 Greater than 6 inches
2010/06/29 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2010/05/25 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2009/08/14 Rainbow Trout 150 Greater than 6 inches
2009/07/27 Rainbow Trout 45 Greater than 6 inches
2009/07/24 Rainbow Trout 150 Greater than 6 inches
2009/07/16 Rainbow Trout 199 Greater than 6 inches
2009/07/09 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2009/07/03 Rainbow Trout 301 Greater than 6 inches
2009/06/25 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2009/06/11 Rainbow Trout 152 Greater than 6 inches
2009/06/05 Rainbow Trout 99 Greater than 6 inches
2009/05/21 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2008/08/25 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2008/08/01 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2008/07/18 Rainbow Trout 175 Greater than 6 inches
2008/07/10 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2008/07/01 Rainbow Trout 102 Greater than 6 inches
2008/06/23 Rainbow Trout 313 Greater than 6 inches
2008/05/22 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2007/08/29 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2007/08/21 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2007/08/08 Rainbow Trout 150 Greater than 6 inches
2007/07/25 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2007/07/19 Rainbow Trout 150 Greater than 6 inches
2007/07/10 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2007/07/05 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2007/06/28 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2007/06/20 Rainbow Trout 152 Greater than 6 inches
2007/06/07 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
2007/05/21 Rainbow Trout 150 Greater than 6 inches
2006/09/07 Rainbow Trout 50 Greater than 6 inches
2006/08/18 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2006/08/11 Rainbow Trout 75 Greater than 6 inches
2006/07/26 Rainbow Trout 50 Greater than 6 inches
2006/07/21 Rainbow Trout 75 Greater than 6 inches
2006/07/14 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2006/07/07 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2006/06/29 Rainbow Trout 150 Greater than 6 inches
2006/06/19 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2006/06/08 Rainbow Trout 125 Greater than 6 inches
2005/08/04 Rainbow Trout 50 Greater than 6 inches
2005/06/30 Rainbow Trout 50 Greater than 6 inches
2005/06/27 Rainbow Trout 75 Greater than 6 inches
2005/06/09 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2005/06/04 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches
2005/05/17 Rainbow Trout 506 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 Sawtooth Kids Pond.
Salmon Region Bag Limits
Bass (Largemouth and Smallmouth)

  • No bag, size or possession limits

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 25

Salmon

  • Spring and summer Chinook Salmon seasons and limits are set 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 Salmon River drainage (excluding the Lemhi and Pahsimeroi rivers, lakes and reservoirs, and ponds)
  • Fishing for or targeting steelhead is prohibited unless a steelhead season is specifically opened for that water (see fishing regulationsfor details)

Sturgeon

  • Sturgeon limit is 0, catch-and-release
  • Sturgeon must not be removed from the water and must be released upon landing
  • Barbless hooks 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

Tiger Muskie

  • Tiger Muskie limit is 2, none under 40 inches

Trout includes Lake Trout, Golden Trout, Arctic Grayling, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout, Sunapee Trout and trout hybrids (e.g. Tiger Trout)

  • Trout limit is 6, all species combined
  • Chinook Salmon and steelhead placed in ponds are counted in the trout bag limit
  • 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 including Pacific Lamprey

  • May not be harvested or possessed

All Other Fish Species includes bullfrogs and crayfish

  • No bag, size or possession limit
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