Questions & Answers: Ririe Reservoir
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Q: Why would you want to take the bass slot off Ririe when it takes 6 to 7 years for them to get to 12'' why not make it no fish between 12"-16'' and 5 fish limit to create a larger big fish population
A: Bass in Ririe Reservoir generally do not live much past age 6. Based on the data we have, a 3 year old bass is about 6 inches in length, a 4 year old is about 8 inches, and a 5 year old bass is about 10 inches. A small percentage of fish will live past 6, but they are the exception, and not the ...