Where to Fish Nelson Reservoir


Size 4114.5174 acres
Elevation 2217.28 ft.
Directions 19 miles east of Malta, turn north off Hwy 2 at Sleeping Buffalo.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 32N 32E 34
Latitude/Longitude 48.49111 -107.54851
FWP Region Region 6 
County Phillips
Fishing District Eastern
Owner: Federal (BLM)
Type: POND
Notes: 100,000 walleye fingerlings stocked annually.
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Waterbody Section Field Form Type Date Purpose Species
For Comparative analysis all Length Units are millimeters : all Weights are grams
Species Count Avg StdDev Min Max AvgWgt StdDevWgt MinWeight S/L Sects Surveys Waterbody
For Comparative analysis all Length Units are millimeters : all Weights are grams
Waterbody Section Species Count AveLength StdDevLength MinLength MaxLength AveWeight StdDevWeight MinWeight MaxWeight
For Comparative analysis all Length Units are millimeters : all Weights are grams
Waterbody Year Section Species Count AveLength StdDevLength MinLength MaxLength AveWeight StdDevWeight MinWeight MaxWeight
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Id Fcs Id Fnd Id Species Year Species Abbrv Length Weight M/C Count Sex Mort Hook Scar Disease Scales Otolith Fin Clip Tag Comment Genetics Age Stomach Intercept Slope Gear Equipment Trip Date Pass/Run Water Section Lat/Down Lon/Down Lat/Up Lon/Up
Year Angler Days Std. Error
2015 16399 3114
2013 21474 3430
2011 13026 1939
2009 20371 3563

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This waterbody has a fish consumption advisory. Please see the link for guidelines.

Fish Consumption Guidelines (PDF)