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RESERVOIRS - Sage Hen Reservoir

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Species Present: The reservoir is stocked with rainbow and cutthroat trout.

Seasons: Fishing rules and regulations in the Boise National Forest are established by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.  See current fishing regulations, call (208)334-3700, or write Idaho Department of Fish and Game, P.O. Box 25, Boise, ID 83707. 

Access: Sage Hen Reservoir is on Sage Hen Creek in the Squaw Creek watershed.  It's at 5,200' elevation.  Take Highway 55 to Smiths Ferry and turn west on Forest Road 644, High Valley Road. Follow High Valley Road to Forest Road 626 which goes all the way to the reservoir. Another route is on Forest Road 618 through Ola to Forest Road 626.

Camping: Antelope (20 units), Sage Hen Creek (15 units), Eastside (6 units) and Hollywood (6 units) campgrounds are available at Sage Hen Reservoir. Reservations for Sage Hen Creek and Eastside (trailers only) can be made through National Recreation Reservation Service (1-877-444-6777).

Comments: The fishing docks at Antelope Campground and Sage Hen Creek boat ramp are wheelchair accessible.

More Information: USFS Emmett Ranger District, (208) 365-7000. Idaho Department of Fish and Game Idaho Fish and Game Southwest Region, 3101 S. Powerline Rd, Nampa ID 83686 (208)465-8465.





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