Category: Fishing

Wilson Reservoir Recreation Management Area

Rolling sagebrush surrounds this scenic area that lies near the base of the majestic Bull Run Mountains. The reservoir is a popular year-round fishery for rainbow and German brown trout. Large mouth bass fishing is usually good during the summer months. Ice fishing is very popular, although vehicle access is poor and the road is […]

South Fork Owyhee River Recreation Area

The South Fork Owyhee River flows north through the Owyhee desert, joining the river’s East Fork in southwestern Idaho. River-running in rafts and kayaks through the steep-walled canyon is the most popular recreational activity from late March through early June. The South Fork Owyhee River enters Idaho from the north enclosed within a 550 foot […]

Illipah Reservoir Recreation Area

Illipah Reservoir was first created in 1953 when Illipah Creek was impounded for irrigation purposes. At capacity, Illipah covers 70 surface acres to a maximum depth of 50 feet. Rainbow trout, are stocked twice annually by Nevada Department of Wildlife, and a self-sustaining population of brown trout currently inhabit the reservoir. Good fishing can be […]

Wilson Canyon

Motorized and non-motorized area along the West Walker River. Vault toilet on site. Day use and camping. Wilson Canyon is a gorge cut by the Walker River through a series of volcanic cliffs. The canyon is located 13 miles west of Yerington, along Nevada State Route 208. It is managed by the U.S. Bureau of […]

Pine Forest Recreation Area

The Pine Forest Range, in northern Nevada’s arid Great Basin, is a rare and exceptional area of abundant streams and clear, cold subalpine lakes. Nestled in a cirque and fed by snowmelt and springs, these lakes are not only visually stunning but also possess an excellent trout fishery. The lakes are surrounded by a rare […]

Sacramento Pass Recreation Area

Sacramento Pass Recreation Area is centrally located on the crest of the Snake Range with Weaver Creek basin and Great Basin National Park for a backdrop. A network of two-track roads allows hikers, bicyclists, horseback riders and OHV enthusiasts a chance to explore some beautiful country and see some historic mining ruins. Across the highway […]

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

America’s Most Diverse National Recreation Area Boat, hike, cycle, camp and fish at America‚Äôs most diverse national recreation area. With striking landscapes and brilliant blue waters, this year-round playground spreads across 1.5 million acres of mountains, canyons, valleys and two vast lakes. See the Hoover Dam from the waters of Lake Mead or Lake Mohave, […]