Fischer Pond

Payette River Drainage

  • Recommended Fishing Water
  • Family Fishing Water

Fischer Pond in Valley County is 1.7 acres.

Tucked into a city park, Fischer Pond provides good bank fishing in the early summer and fall. The pond is the cornerstone of this cooperative community effort, with a fish viewing aquarium, horseshoe pits, volleyball courts, and picnic tables adjacent to the river walking trail.

Facilities

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

Directions

Fischer Pond is located on the east side of State Hwy 55 along the North Fork Payette River. Look for the pond just across the highway bridge coming into Cascade from the south.

Recommended Game Fish

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
2022/09/22 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2022/06/30 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2022/06/09 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2022/05/06 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2021/09/16 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/06/02 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/19 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2020/09/09 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2020/07/07 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2020/06/11 Rainbow Trout 610 Greater than 6 inches
2020/05/20 Rainbow Trout 550 Greater than 6 inches
2019/07/03 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2019/06/07 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2019/05/16 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2018/08/07 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
2018/07/02 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2018/06/08 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2018/05/21 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2017/08/02 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2017/06/30 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2017/06/09 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2017/05/17 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2016/08/04 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2016/07/06 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2016/06/10 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2016/05/20 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2015/08/11 Rainbow Trout 1,250 Greater than 6 inches
2015/06/12 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2015/05/20 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2014/08/28 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
2014/08/13 Rainbow Trout 700 Greater than 6 inches
2014/06/30 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2014/06/13 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2014/05/19 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2013/08/26 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2013/08/12 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2013/06/06 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2013/05/06 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2012/09/04 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2012/08/14 Rainbow Trout 350 Greater than 6 inches
2012/08/01 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2012/07/03 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2012/05/30 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2012/05/09 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2011/09/15 Rainbow Trout 412 Greater than 6 inches
2011/08/16 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
2011/08/09 Rainbow Trout 501 Greater than 6 inches
2011/07/14 Rainbow Trout 999 Greater than 6 inches
2011/06/23 Rainbow Trout 699 Greater than 6 inches
2011/06/09 Rainbow Trout 1,238 Greater than 6 inches
2011/06/02 Rainbow Trout 1,015 Greater than 6 inches
2011/05/27 Rainbow Trout 280 Greater than 6 inches
2010/09/01 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2010/08/11 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2010/07/20 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2010/06/30 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2010/06/09 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2010/05/24 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2009/08/26 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2009/08/12 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2009/07/20 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2009/06/30 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2009/06/11 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2009/05/26 Rainbow Trout 50 Greater than 6 inches
2009/05/20 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2008/08/25 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2008/08/11 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2008/07/22 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2008/07/01 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2008/06/18 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2008/06/05 Rainbow Trout 1,250 Greater than 6 inches
2008/05/21 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2007/08/16 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2007/08/13 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2007/07/25 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2007/07/09 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2007/06/27 Rainbow Trout 550 Greater than 6 inches
2007/06/14 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2007/06/06 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2007/05/22 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2006/08/31 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2006/08/15 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2006/07/26 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2006/07/12 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2006/06/28 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2006/06/19 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2006/06/08 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2006/05/24 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2005/08/29 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2005/08/18 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2005/07/27 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2005/07/13 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2005/06/29 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2005/06/13 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2005/06/08 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2005/05/24 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2004/08/30 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2004/08/11 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2004/07/26 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2004/07/15 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2004/06/28 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2004/06/16 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2004/06/09 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2004/05/25 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2003/09/15 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2003/08/30 Rainbow Trout 840 Greater than 6 inches
2003/08/08 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2003/07/16 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2003/06/30 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2003/06/25 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2003/06/05 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2003/05/21 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2003/05/01 Rainbow Trout 279 Greater than 6 inches
2002/09/25 Rainbow Trout 825 Greater than 6 inches
2002/09/05 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2002/08/08 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2002/07/19 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2002/07/05 Rainbow Trout 265 Greater than 6 inches
2002/07/03 Rainbow Trout 775 Greater than 6 inches
2002/06/18 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2002/06/05 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2002/05/22 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2001/07/25 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2001/07/03 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2001/06/05 Rainbow Trout 965 Greater than 6 inches
Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

Licenses and Tags

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The park offers a fish viewing aquarium, horseshoe pits and volleyball courts with picnic tables adjacent to the river walking trail.

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 Fischer Pond.
Southwest 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

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 lakes and reservoirs). Between Hells Canyon Dam and Oxbow Dam and the Boise River from its mouth upstream to Barber Dam during steelhead seasons, steelhead are Rainbow Trout over twenty (20) inches in length with the adipose fin clipped (as evidenced by a healed scar)
  • Fishing for or targeting steelhead is prohibited unless a steelhead season is specifically opened for that water. See fishing regulations for 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 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 hybrids (e.g. Tiger Trout)

  • Trout limit is 6, all species combined
  • 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 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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