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Fishing At C J Strike Reservoir

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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, rainbow trout, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, yellow perch, chinook salmon and white sturgeon at C J Strike Reservoir in Idaho.

At the relatively low elevation of 2,450, C J Strike Reservoir is an ideal lake for both cold-water and warm-water species of fish. Due to this condition the lake has populations of trout, bass, crappie, bluegill, catfish, perch and salmon. This 6,700-acre lake in the southwest part of the state has around 100 miles of shoreline. Situated close to Bruneau and Grandview, ID the lake has multiple access points off highways 51 and 78. When ice conditions are present this is a good destination for catching trout, sunfish and perch by ice fishing - especially on the Bruneau Arm of the lake. Pleasure and fishing boats have no HP restrictions and there several boat ramps from which to choose. Fishing from the bank is popular here with shoreline access available at campgrounds, boat ramps and quite a few places around the lake where the roads veer near the water. Most of these shoreline access areas are also good for portage of a canoe or kayak.

Primary fish species residing in C J Strike Reservoir

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie White crappie Rainbow trout Bluegill Pumpkinseed Sunfish Yellow Perch Chinook salmon Sturgeon

C J Strike Reservoir Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Restaurant: NEARBY

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Cove Recreation Site Campground - 208 384-3300

Bruneau Dunes State Park Campground - 208 366-7919

Cottonwood RV Park Campground - 208 587-4426

Scout Park Campground - Unknown

Lodging Nearby

Owyhee Bed & Breakfast - 208 908-2615

Hilander Motel - 208 587-3311

Towne Center Motel - 208 587-3373

C J Strike Reservoir ID Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

C J Strike Reservoir
C.J. Strike Wildlife Management Area
ID-78
Bruneau, ID 83604
208 465-8465

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C J Strike Reservoir delivers trout, bass, crappie, bluegill, catfish, perch and salmon fishing in southwest Idaho.

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