General regulations apply. Season is open year around, any hour of the day or night. Limit is 5 trout and 15 warmwater game fish of which not more than 5 may be black bass.
No special regulations apply.
- Rainbow Trout
- Brown Trout
- Largemouth Bass
- Spotted Bass
- Bullhead Catfish
- Green Sunfish
Camping is available around the reservoir, but be aware there are no bathrooms
or trash cans so please be sure to take out what you bring into the reservoir.
Advice and Tips
To avoid the wind and get the best fishing in while you can, especially for float-tubes, the
best times to fish the reservoir is during the early mornings and late afternoons.
For fly-fisherman some of the flies that we've found as a constant win for catching rainbows
have been black and olive wooly buggers along with bead-head prince nymphs.
For shore fisherman, you can never lose with Power bait or worms. Don't forget about hot dogs too
if you like fishing for Catfish.
FROM RENO Travel east on Interstate 80 to the Wadsworth exit and then travel north on State Route 447 for
about 100 miles until you get to Gerlach. Continue to travel North for about another 10/15 miles.
Squaw Creek Reservoir will be located on the left side of the road.