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Salt Springs Reservoir

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Fish Species in Salt Springs Reservoir:
Black Crappie, Brook Trout, Brown Trout, plus 3 more... (Log in for full fish species list)
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Lakes & Rivers Nearby:
Bear River Reservoir
Salt Springs Reservoir
Managing Agency: Surface Acres: Capacity AF: Elev:
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General Details:

Salt Springs Reservoir has rather primitive camp sites with no water, and only 22 sites. There are however no fees to camp here and both tents and RV's are allowed. The fishing here is home to many local Bass clubs and club tournaments. All Bass are catch and release. Some people complain of the jet skiing and the jet ski course due to this lake not being very large, however if you find the fish y... Log in for additional details...

Getting there:

From USFS: 38 miles east of Jackson on Highway 88, 8.5 miles south on Forest Road 92 (Ellis Road), and then east on Forest Road 8N50 (Salt Springs Reservoir Road).
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Salt Springs Reservoir Stocking 2021 to 2023
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Lake Class: 3