Duck Valley Fishing Report

 

December 06, 2019

 

 

General

Fishing season for Lake Billy Shaw is CLOSED and will re-open in the spring 2020. Mountain View Reservoir and Sheep Creek Reservoir are open year round and open for ICE fishing. THE ICE IS 1 ½ INCH THICK AND IS UNSAFE FOR ICE FISHING FOR BOTH RESERVOIRS. Some open water at Mtn. View Reservoir about 30 ft. by boat dock. Some open water at Sheep Creek.

 

The weather has been very very cold and very windy the nights are in the low 20’s and the nights are very cold.

 

An important note for Duck Valley anglers:

The time is coming for our yearly drawings

Good Luck to our Duck Valley Anglers


If you catch a fish with a tag, shown below, please report to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or call (208) 759-3246.

Tag number which reservoir fish was caught

Length of fish

If the fish was kept or released and angling gear used

We welcome fishing pictures

We welcome comments

 

 



An important note for anglers:
If you catch a fish with a tag, shown below, please report the tag number, reservoir fish was caught, length of fish, if the fish was kept or released and angling gear used to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call (208) 759-3246. This information will help us continue to make Duck Valley fishing a memorable experience.

 

 

Vendor Information

The Owyhee ACE Hardware has a nice selection of fishing gear and worms. They are also the only vendor who can sell (or reserve) camping spots for the powered sites at Mountain View Campground (775-757-2305).

The water has been turned off at the Mtn. View Reservoir

due to the extreme cold weather.

 

ACE HARDWARE STORE WINTER HOURS                                     

8:00-6:00 WEEK DAYS

8:00-4:00 SATURDAYS

SUNDAY CLOSED

 

OUR STORE WINTER HOURS

7:30-7:00 WEEK DAYS

8:00-7:00 SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS

 

The Tribal Grocery Store (i.e., Our Store) only sells fishing and camping licenses when the Owyhee ACE Hardware store is closed. The Owyhee ACE Hardware also has a nice selection of fishing gear and worms. They are also the only vendor who can sell (or reserve) camping spots for the powered sites at Mountain View Campground (775-757-2305).

If you should decide to come to our reservation to fish, please contact us following your trip to report your efforts and success. Pictures of happy anglers and their catch are always welcome. Information on size, catch rate, and amount of time spent here is helpful when developing management plans for our reservoirs, also.

 

Angler Success

No recent reports- due to winter weather and ICE.

 

 

Weather

The weather forecast for the next five days is calling for for Cloudy and possible snow showers and lows in the low 20's. Please click the Weather Underground link provided here: (https://www.wunderground.com/cgi-bin/findweather/hdfForecast?query=89832).


Road Conditions

Road conditions accessing the reservoirs are in good shape.  As always, please be aware that variable weather conditions can make the roads difficult to travel.  Warmer, drier weather will increase road condition quickly.   As always travel with caution following any weather events.

 

 

 

Shoshone-Paiute Tribes
Fish, Wildlife & Parks Department
P.O. Box 219
Owyhee, NV 89832

Office: (208) 759-3246
Toll Free: (800) 761-9133
Fax: (208) 759-3248
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
http://www.shopaitribes.org/spfish