Oneida Narrows Reservoir (Oneida Reservoir)

Middle Bear Basin

  • Recommended Fishing Water

Oneida Narrows Reservoir (Oneida Reservoir) in Franklin County is 420.8 acres at an elevation of 4,888 feet above sea level.

Facilities

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

Recommended Game Fish

Fish Species Observed in Surveys since 1990

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size Location
6/2/2017 Walleye 393,750 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
5/10/2017 Rainbow Trout 999 Greater than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
4/6/2016 Walleye 579,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
6/7/2011 Walleye 450,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
5/23/2010 Walleye 500,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
6/4/2008 Walleye 500,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
5/26/2007 Walleye 175,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
6/7/2005 Walleye 500,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
5/23/2001 Walleye 500,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
5/8/2000 Walleye 500,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
5/2/1999 Walleye 500,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
4/30/1998 Walleye 250,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
4/15/1998 Walleye 250,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
4/28/1997 Walleye 250,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
4/13/1997 Walleye 250,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
4/30/1996 Walleye 500,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
4/12/1996 Walleye 500,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
4/30/1995 Walleye 500,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
4/7/1994 Walleye 400,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
4/16/1993 Walleye 400,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
4/22/1992 Sauger 315,840 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
4/7/1992 Walleye 400,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
4/30/1991 Sauger 100,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
4/10/1991 Walleye 200,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
4/7/1988 Walleye 1,006,500 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
6/5/1986 Forage Species 18,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
4/12/1985 Walleye 2,000,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
4/13/1984 Walleye 3,008,520 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
4/8/1983 Walleye 1,500,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
4/10/1979 Walleye 700,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
5/5/1978 Walleye 250,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
4/13/1977 Walleye 1,000,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
4/13/1976 Walleye 525,000 Less than 6 inches Oneida Narrows Reservoir
Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

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

Oneida Reservoir
  • Walleye limit is 6
  • Bass limit is 6, any size
Southeast Region Bag Limits
Bass (largemouth and smallmouth)
  • Bass limit is 6, both species combined
  • None under 14 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
Cisco (Bear Lake only)
  • Cisco limit is 30
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, cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, trout hybrids
  • 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
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, bluehead sucker and Bear Lake 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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