Deyo Reservoir (Deyo Pond)

Flows into the Schmidt Creek

  • Recommended Fishing Water
  • Family Fishing Water

Deyo Reservoir (Deyo Pond) in Clearwater County is 52.5 acres.

Nestled amid farms and timber, beautiful Deyo Reservoir provides a great family fishing experience. A maintained trail surrounding the entire reservoir features seven fishing docks and two large fishing peninsulas, making it easy to find a good place to fish. There is also a developed boat ramp, picnic shelter, swimming beach, benches, and two handicap-accessible docks. Rainbow trout are stocked heavily spring through fall.

Facilities

Motor Restriction
Yes
Boat Ramp
Yes
Dock
Yes
Toilet
Handicap Accessible
Campground
Yes
ADA Access
Handicap Accessible

Directions

Deyo Reservoir is located about 4 miles west of Weippe, about one mile off of State Hwy 11. Watch for the Fish and Game access signs and turn south onto either Three-mile Rd or Four-mile Rd, depending on your direction of travel. From either road, turn in about half a mile onto Schmidt Mill Rd and proceed to the reservoir.

Recommended Game Fish

Species Observed in Surveys

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
2022/10/27 Rainbow Trout 4,800 Greater than 6 inches
2022/06/16 Rainbow Trout 7,215 Greater than 6 inches
2022/05/03 Rainbow Trout 5,695 Greater than 6 inches
2021/10/19 Rainbow Trout 4,816 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/26 Rainbow Trout 7,221 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/03 Rainbow Trout 5,727 Greater than 6 inches
2020/10/21 Rainbow Trout 4,824 Greater than 6 inches
2020/06/10 Rainbow Trout 3,605 Greater than 6 inches
2020/05/06 Rainbow Trout 9,401 Greater than 6 inches
2019/10/16 Rainbow Trout 4,926 Greater than 6 inches
2019/06/13 Rainbow Trout 3,611 Greater than 6 inches
2019/05/23 Rainbow Trout 3,622 Greater than 6 inches
2019/04/29 Rainbow Trout 5,655 Greater than 6 inches
2018/10/19 Rainbow Trout 4,810 Greater than 6 inches
2018/06/12 Rainbow Trout 3,600 Greater than 6 inches
2018/05/24 Rainbow Trout 3,600 Greater than 6 inches
2018/05/01 Rainbow Trout 5,760 Greater than 6 inches
2017/10/03 Rainbow Trout 4,800 Greater than 6 inches
2017/09/20 Rainbow Trout 3,600 Greater than 6 inches
2017/05/11 Rainbow Trout 6,450 Greater than 6 inches
2017/05/08 Rainbow Trout 2,856 Greater than 6 inches
2016/10/31 Rainbow Trout 946 Greater than 6 inches
2016/10/18 Rainbow Trout 4,807 Greater than 6 inches
2016/06/16 Rainbow Trout 3,602 Greater than 6 inches
2016/05/09 Rainbow Trout 3,630 Greater than 6 inches
2016/04/27 Rainbow Trout 5,700 Greater than 6 inches
2015/10/13 Rainbow Trout 5,320 Greater than 6 inches
2015/09/21 Rainbow Trout 4,800 Greater than 6 inches
2015/06/24 Rainbow Trout 3,600 Greater than 6 inches
2015/05/20 Rainbow Trout 3,600 Greater than 6 inches
2015/04/23 Rainbow Trout 3,124 Greater than 6 inches
2015/04/15 Rainbow Trout 2,576 Greater than 6 inches
2014/10/28 Rainbow Trout 5,664 Greater than 6 inches
2014/10/10 Rainbow Trout 3,680 Greater than 6 inches
2014/06/24 Rainbow Trout 2,952 Greater than 6 inches
2014/06/12 Rainbow Trout 2,952 Greater than 6 inches
2014/05/12 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
2014/05/07 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
2014/04/21 Rainbow Trout 760 Greater than 6 inches
2014/04/18 Rainbow Trout 9,548 Greater than 6 inches
2013/10/23 Rainbow Trout 1,740 Greater than 6 inches
2013/10/21 Rainbow Trout 4,400 Greater than 6 inches
2013/06/06 Rainbow Trout 19,194 Greater than 6 inches
Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

Licenses and Tags

Learn more about IDFG Licenses, Tags & Permits
 

Boaters must observe the no-wake restriction on the reservoir. Access to the reservoir is allowed year round.

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

Deyo Reservoir
  • Bass limit is 2, none under 16 inches
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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