Eagle Valley Reservoir

Eagle Valley Reservoir was created in 1965 and is located within Spring Valley State Park. It occurs within the Colorado River watershed and the outflow, Meadow Valley Wash, enters the Muddy River and eventually into Lake Mead.

 

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Region
Southern
County
Lincoln
Type of water
Lake or Reservoir
Fishing Report

Anglers have had moderate success for rainbow trout early in the day using spinners and worms fished below a bobber. Fly-fishers are using nymphs and Woolly Buggers for trout and crappies. Fishing can be hit or miss with water low and vegetation high.

07-26-2022

Stocking Updates

Stocked Species Inches Date Stocked Year to Date
5680Rainbow Trout8.903-24-20225680
5865Rainbow Trout8.903-31-202211545
5136Rainbow Trout9.204-06-202216681
4662Tiger Trout10.404-13-20224662
4869Rainbow trout9.504-14-202221550
5265Rainbow Trout8.910-12-202226815
13585Tiger Trout6.211-07-202218247
8504Tiger Trout6.211-14-202226751

Pertinent Information

Eagle Valley Reservoir has a maximum depth of 43 feet and 65 surface acres. The fishery is put-and-take, made up of rainbow trout, tiger trout (brown trout x brook trout hybrid), and brown trout. Anglers can expect to catch between 4 and 5 fish per day and rainbow trout average 10 inches, while tiger trout average about 11 inches. The best fishing occurs from April through June and September through October, and ice fishing is popular during cold winters. There are two state run campgrounds and a day use area. The park has an improved boat ramp and a fish cleaning station. Summer temperatures range between 45 and 85°F, while winter temperatures can drop below zero.