Scotts Pond

Upper Snake-Rock Basin

    Scotts Pond in Jerome County is 0.5 acres at an elevation of 3,113 feet above sea level.

    Fish Species Observed in Surveys since 1990

    Fish Stocking Records

    Date Species Quantity General Size Location
    8/2/2018 Rainbow Trout 75 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    5/24/2018 Rainbow Trout 113 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    4/25/2003 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    4/25/2003 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    4/16/2002 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    2/17/2002 Rainbow Trout 298 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    5/11/2000 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    9/30/1998 Rainbow Trout 336 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    9/16/1998 Steelhead 42,625 Less than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    9/15/1997 Rainbow Trout 310 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    6/30/1996 Brook Trout 500 Less than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    6/14/1996 Rainbow Trout 48 Less than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    5/29/1996 Rainbow Trout 75 Less than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    8/29/1994 Brook Trout 250 Less than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    10/7/1993 Brook Trout 250 Less than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    8/17/1993 Rainbow Trout 252 Adults Scotts Pond
    10/7/1992 Brook Trout 500 Less than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    5/22/1992 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    10/8/1991 Brook Trout 250 Less than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    4/10/1990 Rainbow Trout 258 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    4/17/1989 Rainbow Trout 518 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    5/10/1988 Rainbow Trout 525 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    5/8/1987 Rainbow Trout 270 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    3/11/1987 Rainbow Trout 270 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    5/9/1986 Rainbow Trout 486 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    9/18/1985 Rainbow Trout 287 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    12/18/1980 Rainbow Trout 850 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    5/10/1979 Rainbow Trout 10,137 Less than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    5/18/1978 Rainbow Trout 10,123 Less than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    9/30/1976 Rainbow Trout 2,200 Less than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    2/24/1976 Rainbow Trout 490 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    10/31/1974 Rainbow Trout 1,375 Less than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    3/12/1974 Rainbow Trout 412 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    10/2/1973 Rainbow Trout 1,376 Less than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    9/20/1973 Rainbow Trout 660 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    1/23/1973 Rainbow Trout 500 Less than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    8/15/1972 Rainbow Trout 375 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    3/29/1972 Rainbow Trout 495 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    8/2/1971 Rainbow Trout 465 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    6/25/1970 Rainbow Trout 270 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    2/26/1970 Rainbow Trout 210 Greater than 6 inches Scotts Pond
    Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

    Places to Stay Cities and towns within 10 miles

    • Filer US 30 , pop. 1,649
    • Jerome Idaho 79 Interstate 84 , pop. 7,866
    • Twin Falls Interstate 84 US 93 US 30 , pop. 35,633
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    Licenses and Tags

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    Fishing Rules

    All Waters Open All Year

    Except as modified in Special Rule Waters
    Fishing is not allowed within the posted upstream and downstream boundary of any fish weir or trap.

    Daily Bag Limits

    Regional bag and possession 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 Scotts Pond.
    Magic Valley 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
    • No bull trout harvest is allowed
    Kokanee
    • Kokanee limit is 6
    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, trout hybrids, land-locked Chinook and coho salmon
    • Trout limit is 6, all species combined
    • In rivers and streams, only 2 of the 6 trout may be cutthroat trout
    • Does not include bull trout and brook trout which are listed separately
    Walleye
    • Walleye limit is 6
    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 leatherside chub, Shoshone sculpin, bluehead sucker, and Wood River sculpin
    • May not be harvested or possessed
    All Other Fish Species includes bullfrogs and crayfish
    • No bag, size or possession limit
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