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
7/3/2019 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
6/7/2019 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
5/16/2019 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
8/7/2018 Rainbow Trout 250 Greater than 6 inches
7/2/2018 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/2018 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/2018 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
8/2/2017 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/2017 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
6/9/2017 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
5/17/2017 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
8/4/2016 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
7/6/2016 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
6/10/2016 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
5/20/2016 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
8/11/2015 Rainbow Trout 1,250 Greater than 6 inches
6/12/2015 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
5/20/2015 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
8/28/2014 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
8/13/2014 Rainbow Trout 700 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/2014 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/13/2014 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/19/2014 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
8/26/2013 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
8/12/2013 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
6/6/2013 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/6/2013 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
9/4/2012 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
8/14/2012 Rainbow Trout 350 Greater than 6 inches
8/1/2012 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/3/2012 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/30/2012 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/9/2012 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
9/15/2011 Rainbow Trout 412 Greater than 6 inches
8/16/2011 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
8/9/2011 Rainbow Trout 501 Greater than 6 inches
7/14/2011 Rainbow Trout 999 Greater than 6 inches
6/23/2011 Rainbow Trout 699 Greater than 6 inches
6/9/2011 Rainbow Trout 1,238 Greater than 6 inches
6/2/2011 Rainbow Trout 1,015 Greater than 6 inches
5/27/2011 Rainbow Trout 280 Greater than 6 inches
9/1/2010 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/11/2010 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
7/20/2010 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/2010 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/9/2010 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/24/2010 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/26/2009 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/12/2009 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
7/20/2009 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/2009 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
6/11/2009 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/26/2009 Rainbow Trout 50 Greater than 6 inches
5/20/2009 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/25/2008 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/11/2008 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/22/2008 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/1/2008 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/18/2008 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/5/2008 Rainbow Trout 1,250 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/2008 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/16/2007 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/13/2007 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/25/2007 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/9/2007 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/27/2007 Rainbow Trout 550 Greater than 6 inches
6/14/2007 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/6/2007 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/2007 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/31/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/15/2006 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/26/2006 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/12/2006 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/2006 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/19/2006 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/2006 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/24/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/29/2005 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
8/18/2005 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
7/27/2005 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/13/2005 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/29/2005 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/13/2005 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/2005 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
5/24/2005 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/30/2004 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
8/11/2004 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
7/26/2004 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/15/2004 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/2004 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/16/2004 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/9/2004 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/25/2004 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
9/15/2003 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
8/30/2003 Rainbow Trout 840 Greater than 6 inches
8/8/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/16/2003 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/2003 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/2003 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/5/2003 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/1/2003 Rainbow Trout 279 Greater than 6 inches
9/25/2002 Rainbow Trout 825 Greater than 6 inches
9/5/2002 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
8/8/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/19/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/5/2002 Rainbow Trout 265 Greater than 6 inches
7/3/2002 Rainbow Trout 775 Greater than 6 inches
6/18/2002 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
6/5/2002 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/25/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
7/3/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/5/2001 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

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 (ocean-going)
  • Salmon seasons and limits are set annually by the Idaho Fish and Game Commission and issued in a separate brochure
  • 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 and sliding sinkers are 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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