South Fork Reservoir

South Fork Reservoir is located on the south fork of the Humboldt River about 16 miles south of Elko in northern Nevada. Although the South Fork Dam was completed in 1988, the reservoir was not completely filled until 1995, making…

Wild Horse Reservoir

Fishing at the Dam at Wild Horse Reservoir

Wild Horse Reservoir, also known as Wildhorse Reservoir, is located along the Owyhee River in the deserts of northeastern Nevada near the Idaho border. The reservoir was originally built in 1937 to provide water storage for irrigation for the Duck…

Ruby Lake

Fishing at Ruby Marsh

Perhaps the last thing one would expect to find in the deserts of northeastern Nevada is a marsh. But Ruby Lake is just that: a 17,125 acre marsh and national wildlife refuge that is home to hundreds of wetland species.…

Rye Patch Reservoir

View of Rye Patch Reservoir

Rye Patch Reservoir is located on the Humboldt River in Pershing County, Nevada. The reservoir was completed in 1936 and provides flood control and irrigation to the surrounding area, along with two smaller reservoirs on its eastern edge, the Upper…