Sage Hen Reservoir (Sagehen Reservoir)

Flows into the Sage Hen Creek

  • Recommended Fishing Water

Sage Hen Reservoir (Sagehen Reservoir) in Gem and Valley Counties is 453.4 acres.

This mountain reservoir is surrounded by forests. Five campgrounds are located adjacent to the reservoir and are managed by the Boise National Forest.

Facilities

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

Recommended Game Fish

Species Observed in Surveys

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
7/1/2019 Rainbow Trout 2,449 Greater than 6 inches
6/7/2019 Rainbow Trout 2,393 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/2019 Rainbow Trout 2,448 Greater than 6 inches
6/29/2018 Rainbow Trout 2,480 Greater than 6 inches
6/14/2018 Rainbow Trout 2,373 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/2018 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches
6/27/2017 Rainbow Trout 714 Greater than 6 inches
6/26/2017 Rainbow Trout 1,680 Greater than 6 inches
6/13/2017 Rainbow Trout 2,412 Greater than 6 inches
5/23/2017 Rainbow Trout 2,408 Greater than 6 inches
6/27/2016 Rainbow Trout 2,370 Greater than 6 inches
6/15/2016 Rainbow Trout 2,409 Greater than 6 inches
5/18/2016 Rainbow Trout 2,403 Greater than 6 inches
7/1/2015 Rainbow Trout 2,417 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/2015 Rainbow Trout 2,376 Greater than 6 inches
5/28/2015 Rainbow Trout 2,404 Greater than 6 inches
6/23/2014 Rainbow Trout 4,009 Greater than 6 inches
6/3/2014 Rainbow Trout 4,015 Greater than 6 inches
5/15/2014 Rainbow Trout 3,948 Greater than 6 inches
7/15/2013 Rainbow Trout 4,024 Greater than 6 inches
6/24/2013 Rainbow Trout 4,071 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/2013 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/27/2012 Rainbow Trout 4,404 Greater than 6 inches
6/12/2012 Rainbow Trout 1,120 Greater than 6 inches
5/24/2012 Rainbow Trout 4,584 Greater than 6 inches
8/10/2011 Rainbow Trout 4,145 Greater than 6 inches
6/27/2011 Rainbow Trout 4,050 Greater than 6 inches
6/9/2011 Rainbow Trout 4,753 Greater than 6 inches
7/15/2010 Rainbow Trout 4,550 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/2010 Rainbow Trout 4,062 Greater than 6 inches
7/28/2009 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/2009 Rainbow Trout 640 Greater than 6 inches
6/23/2009 Rainbow Trout 4,080 Greater than 6 inches
5/20/2009 Rainbow Trout 4,200 Greater than 6 inches
6/24/2008 Rainbow Trout 9,000 Greater than 6 inches
10/1/2007 Rainbow Trout 8,600 Greater than 6 inches
6/27/2006 Rainbow Trout 4,200 Greater than 6 inches
5/25/2006 Rainbow Trout 4,200 Greater than 6 inches
5/26/2005 Rainbow Trout 12,013 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/2004 Rainbow Trout 9,120 Greater than 6 inches
6/23/2003 Rainbow Trout 6,001 Greater than 6 inches
5/12/2003 Rainbow Trout 6,275 Greater than 6 inches
7/11/2002 Rainbow Trout 2,940 Greater than 6 inches
6/27/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,650 Greater than 6 inches
6/20/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,890 Greater than 6 inches
6/10/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,920 Greater than 6 inches
5/29/2002 Rainbow Trout 852 Greater than 6 inches
5/28/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,520 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,300 Greater than 6 inches
6/14/2001 Rainbow Trout 2,051 Greater than 6 inches
6/13/2001 Rainbow Trout 1,465 Greater than 6 inches
5/17/2001 Rainbow Trout 3,825 Greater than 6 inches
6/29/2000 Rainbow Trout 2,492 Greater than 6 inches
6/15/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,970 Greater than 6 inches
5/31/2000 Rainbow Trout 1,580 Greater than 6 inches
5/18/2000 Rainbow Trout 4,079 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/1999 Rainbow Trout 2,170 Greater than 6 inches
6/16/1999 Rainbow Trout 2,390 Greater than 6 inches
5/28/1999 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches
7/1/1998 Rainbow Trout 1,960 Greater than 6 inches
6/19/1998 Rainbow Trout 2,170 Greater than 6 inches
5/13/1998 Rainbow Trout 1,980 Greater than 6 inches
6/27/1997 Rainbow Trout 3,960 Greater than 6 inches
5/19/1997 Rainbow Trout 2,016 Greater than 6 inches
6/26/1996 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/1996 Rainbow Trout 3,030 Greater than 6 inches
6/27/1995 Rainbow Trout 2,035 Greater than 6 inches
5/24/1995 Rainbow Trout 4,050 Greater than 6 inches
6/29/1994 Rainbow Trout 6,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/24/1994 Rainbow Trout 6,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/15/1993 Rainbow Trout 2,912 Greater than 6 inches
6/15/1993 Rainbow Trout 3,240 Less than 6 inches
5/26/1993 Rainbow Trout 5,916 Greater than 6 inches
6/11/1992 Rainbow Trout 1,780 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/1992 Rainbow Trout 5,200 Greater than 6 inches
4/29/1992 Rainbow Trout 7,020 Greater than 6 inches
7/11/1991 Rainbow Trout 4,060 Greater than 6 inches
7/2/1991 Rainbow Trout 2,170 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/1991 Rainbow Trout 8,700 Greater than 6 inches
6/25/1990 Rainbow Trout 5,880 Greater than 6 inches
5/14/1990 Rainbow Trout 8,200 Greater than 6 inches
8/28/1989 Rainbow Trout 1,860 Greater than 6 inches
5/23/1989 Rainbow Trout 8,640 Greater than 6 inches
8/18/1988 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/24/1988 Rainbow Trout 5,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/24/1988 Rainbow Trout 9,900 Greater than 6 inches
6/9/1987 Rainbow Trout 9,450 Greater than 6 inches
5/15/1987 Rainbow Trout 9,180 Greater than 6 inches
7/3/1986 Rainbow Trout 9,570 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/1986 Rainbow Trout 10,080 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/1985 Rainbow Trout 9,030 Greater than 6 inches
5/16/1985 Rainbow Trout 9,450 Greater than 6 inches
8/2/1984 Rainbow Trout 8,640 Greater than 6 inches
5/23/1984 Rainbow Trout 9,360 Greater than 6 inches
8/18/1983 Rainbow Trout 5,308 Less than 6 inches
6/2/1983 Rainbow Trout 5,280 Greater than 6 inches
5/25/1983 Rainbow Trout 7,440 Greater than 6 inches
7/26/1982 Rainbow Trout 9,860 Less than 6 inches
7/1/1982 Rainbow Trout 4,350 Greater than 6 inches
6/23/1982 Rainbow Trout 2,240 Adults
5/28/1982 Rainbow Trout 1,620 Adults
7/1/1981 Rainbow Trout 4,050 Greater than 6 inches
5/13/1981 Rainbow Trout 3,900 Greater than 6 inches
6/27/1980 Rainbow Trout 3,240 Greater than 6 inches
6/26/1980 Rainbow Trout 5,600 Greater than 6 inches
5/20/1980 Rainbow Trout 3,952 Greater than 6 inches
5/16/1980 Rainbow Trout 3,220 Greater than 6 inches
5/7/1980 Rainbow Trout 21,200 Less than 6 inches
6/26/1979 Rainbow Trout 3,200 Greater than 6 inches
5/30/1979 Rainbow Trout 3,172 Greater than 6 inches
5/17/1979 Rainbow Trout 5,130 Greater than 6 inches
5/10/1979 Rainbow Trout 20,625 Less than 6 inches
6/21/1978 Rainbow Trout 4,200 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/1978 Rainbow Trout 5,963 Greater than 6 inches
5/17/1978 Rainbow Trout 20,550 Less than 6 inches
6/6/1977 Rainbow Trout 2,610 Greater than 6 inches
5/19/1977 Rainbow Trout 2,520 Greater than 6 inches
5/5/1977 Rainbow Trout 4,480 Greater than 6 inches
4/25/1977 Rainbow Trout 20,216 Less than 6 inches
7/23/1976 Rainbow Trout 2,880 Greater than 6 inches
7/1/1976 Rainbow Trout 4,290 Greater than 6 inches
6/15/1976 Rainbow Trout 3,400 Greater than 6 inches
5/25/1976 Rainbow Trout 2,520 Greater than 6 inches
5/19/1976 Rainbow Trout 3,500 Greater than 6 inches
5/18/1976 Rainbow Trout 18,686 Less than 6 inches
8/11/1975 Rainbow Trout 4,960 Greater than 6 inches
7/22/1975 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches
7/8/1975 Rainbow Trout 3,700 Greater than 6 inches
6/20/1975 Rainbow Trout 1,743 Greater than 6 inches
6/2/1975 Rainbow Trout 3,308 Greater than 6 inches
5/29/1975 Rainbow Trout 19,992 Less than 6 inches
7/26/1974 Rainbow Trout 3,570 Less than 6 inches
6/20/1974 Rainbow Trout 2,240 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/1974 Rainbow Trout 1,650 Greater than 6 inches
5/20/1974 Rainbow Trout 4,950 Greater than 6 inches
5/16/1974 Rainbow Trout 15,400 Less than 6 inches
7/18/1973 Rainbow Trout 2,760 Greater than 6 inches
7/9/1973 Rainbow Trout 1,073 Greater than 6 inches
7/9/1973 Rainbow Trout 3,375 Less than 6 inches
6/13/1973 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/14/1973 Rainbow Trout 8,400 Greater than 6 inches
5/4/1973 Rainbow Trout 15,327 Less than 6 inches
5/25/1972 Rainbow Trout 1,950 Adults
5/25/1972 Rainbow Trout 5,250 Greater than 6 inches
5/23/1972 Rainbow Trout 9,600 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/1972 Rainbow Trout 4,112 Greater than 6 inches
5/19/1972 Rainbow Trout 3,900 Greater than 6 inches
5/18/1972 Rainbow Trout 12,194 Less than 6 inches
5/25/1971 Rainbow Trout 4,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/24/1971 Rainbow Trout 9,120 Greater than 6 inches
5/18/1971 Rainbow Trout 6,910 Greater than 6 inches
5/13/1971 Rainbow Trout 10,230 Less than 6 inches
6/19/1970 Rainbow Trout 6,720 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/1970 Rainbow Trout 6,480 Greater than 6 inches
6/2/1970 Rainbow Trout 4,200 Greater than 6 inches
5/28/1970 Rainbow Trout 2,080 Greater than 6 inches
5/28/1970 Rainbow Trout 10,220 Less than 6 inches
7/15/1969 Rainbow Trout 8,640 Greater than 6 inches
6/18/1969 Rainbow Trout 10,200 Less than 6 inches
6/16/1969 Rainbow Trout 6,000 Greater than 6 inches
5/27/1969 Rainbow Trout 6,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/24/1968 Rainbow Trout 7,800 Greater than 6 inches
5/28/1968 Rainbow Trout 5,760 Greater than 6 inches
5/22/1968 Rainbow Trout 6,200 Greater than 6 inches
Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

Licenses and Tags

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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

Nearby Rules The following special rule(s) apply to adjacent waters but exclude the Sage Hen Reservoir (Sagehen Reservoir).
Sage Hen Reservoir tributaries
  • December 1 through June 15 - closed to fishing
  • June 16 through November 30 - trout limit is 2
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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