Fishing At Magic Reservoir
AKA: Magic Lake
What to fish for...
Fishing for smallmouth bass, rainbow trout, brown trout and yellow perch at Magic Reservoir in Idaho.
Although there are few amenities at the lake, Magic Reservoir is worth the trip, just come prepared to be self sustaining if you camp at the lake. This 3,600-acre fishery in the southwest part of the state is just 10 miles southwest of Bellevue. The lake nearly 30 miles of shoreline which surround this home to smallmouth bass, rainbow trout, brown trout and yellow perch. Ideal fishing opportunities for kids, by boat or fishing from the bank, the catching is often quite good. The lake is stocked annually with plenty of rainbow trout, which are eager to bite. Boat launch ramps on the east, west and north sides of the lake allow launching of all types of boats. There is no limit on boat motor horsepower. Bring the family and teach the kids the joy of catching fish.
Primary fish species residing in Magic Reservoir
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Magic Reservoir Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NO
Bait & Tackle: NO
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Barrel Springs Boat Launch
Located in the northwest section of the lake, north side, off I-20, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
East Magic Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, east side, off E Magic Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and gravel parking.
Hot Springs Landing Boat Launch Area
Located in the northern section of the lake, off Hot Springs Landing Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.
West Magic Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Rainbow Drive, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and gravel parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Stanton Crossing Campground - 208 732-7200
Magic Reservoir ID Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Shoshone Field Office
400 West F Street
Shoshone, ID 83352
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Magic Reservoir in ID
General Fishing Info
Fishing for smallmouth bass, rainbow trout, brown trout and yellow perch in southwest ID.