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WHIRLING DISEASE -- For waters indicated, please prevent the spread of WHIRLING DISEASE by cleaning mud from waders and equipment. DO NOT TRANSPORT any parts of fish caught here to other waters. Click here for DWR information.

FISH CONSUMPTION ADVISORY -- For more information on individual lakes and fish species: Click here for DWR information.

Beaver Mountain Lakes

Rainbow Trout

No recent reports.

Beaver River

Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout

STOP WHIRLING DISEASE

No recent reports.

Regulations

Benches Pond Reservoir

Rainbow Trout

(Aug 27) Fishing is good in the early morning or evening with traditional baits.

(Aug 7) Fishing is good. Try using nightcrawlers and PowerBait in the morning or evening for best results. The pond was stocked on July 30.

Regulations

Blacksmith Fork River

Brook Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout, Whitefish

STOP WHIRLING DISEASE

(Aug 27) Fishing is very good throughout the river especially with hoppers, dry flies, elk hair nymphs and PMDs. You may also want to try using a dry dropper with a small bead nymph.

(Aug 17) Fishing continues to be very good. Terrestrials are starting to pick up. Most anglers are catching fish on attractors. Dry flies, elk hair nymphs and PMDs are still working well. Anglers have also had success using a dry dropper with a small bead nymph.

(Aug 6) If you're fishing in the afternoon, try nymphing. If you're fishing during early mornings and evenings, use PMDs, purple haze and elk hair caddis.

Boulder Mountain Lakes

Brook Trout, Rainbow Trout

No recent reports.

Regulations

Boulger Reservoir

Rainbow Trout

(Aug 7) Fishing is good. Try using nightcrawlers and PowerBait in the morning or evening for best results. The reservoir was stocked on July 30.

(Aug 6) Early morning anglers report good fishing with worms and PowerBait.

Regulations

Chalk Creek

Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout

No recent reports.

Clear Creek

Rainbow Trout

No recent reports.

Cleveland Reservoir

Rainbow Trout

(Aug 7) One angler reported fair fishing with PowerBait and nightcrawlers on Aug. 6. In two hours, he and his two daughters caught a 16-inch, a 17.5-inch and five 9.5-inch rainbow trout. Tom Ogden reported catching a number of 13- to 17-inch rainbows by fly fishing from a tube with fast-sinking line and a beadhead crystal bugger or soft hackle fly. Tom also said that the winds were very strong.

Clinton City Park Pond

Bluegill, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Rainbow Trout

No recent reports.

Regulations

Corn Creek

Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout

No recent reports.

Currant Creek

Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout

No recent reports.

Duck Fork Reservoir

Colorado River Cutthroat Trout, Tiger Trout (hybrid)

(Aug 7) Fishing is fair. Conservation officer JD Abbott recommends using a dry fly pattern in the evening or a nymph pattern during the day. The reservoir was stocked with 1,500 5-inch tiger trout on Aug. 5. Conservation officers are issuing tickets to anglers fishing with bait. Duck Fork has special regulations, including that you can only fish with artificial flies and lures.

Regulations

East Fork of Sevier River

Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout

FISH CONSUMPTION ADVISORY

No recent reports.

Regulations

Electric Lake

Cutthroat Trout

(Aug 7) On Aug. 7, a group of anglers reported good fishing, once they found the fish. They used yellow tube jigs tipped with cut bait or redside shiners and still-fished off the bottom from a boat. They caught an equal mix of tiger and cutthroat trout, with the largest fish measuring just over 17 inches.

Fish Creek (lower)

Rainbow Trout

(Aug 27) Bait is not allowed on this portion of the creek, so Biologist Cody Edwards recommends a hopper-dropper set-up for fly-fishing anglers. He likes a Blue Fox in silver and gold and Panther Martins in yellow and red. Cody also has had good luck with a Panther Martin in yellow and red with a teardrop blade.

Fish Lake

Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Mackinaw (Lake Trout), Splake (hybrid), Rainbow Trout, Yellow Perch

STOP WHIRLING DISEASE

No recent reports.

Regulations

Green River

Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Channel Catfish, Cutthroat Trout, Northern Pike, Rainbow Trout

STOP NEW ZEALAND MUDSNAIL

(Aug 28) Dry fly fishing is fair to good. Fishing is even better with streamers, nymphs and emergers. Try using terrestrial patterns along the bank like ants, crickets or hoppers. You may also want to try trico or caddis pattern, or doubling up some flies to double your chances. For nymphs and streamers, try fishing deep along flow seams with scuds, zebra midges, soft hackles, San Juan worms or any two to three fly combination of the above. Set your hook with any change in the strike indicator. Spin fishing is almost always good. In shallow or deeper water, you should also try using marabou or hair jigs (Zig Jigs) in earthtone colors. In deeper water, using crankbaits like Rapala Husky Jerks or X-Raps should also work. Several types of spoons and spinners will also entice fish. Currently the river is flowing at an average of 1,700 cubic feet per second and peaking at 2,160 cubic feet per second between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

(Aug 13) Dry fly fishing is fair. Try using terrestrial patterns along the bank like ants, crickets or hoppers. You may also want to try trico or caddis pattern, or doubling up some flies to double your chances. Nymph fishing has been fair. Try fishing deep along flow seams with scuds, zebra midges, soft hackles, San Juan worms or any two to three fly combination of the above. Set your hook with any change in the strike indicator. Spin fishing is almost always good. In shallow or deeper water, you should also try using marabou or hair jigs (Zig Jigs) in earthtone colors. In deeper water, using crankbaits like Rapala Husky Jerks or X-Raps should also work. Several types of spoons and spinners will also entice fish. Currently the river is flowing at an average of 1,700 cubic feet per second and peaking at 2,160 cubic feet per second between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

(Aug 7) There are still a few cicadas around, but caddis flies are now more prevalent in the two to three miles immediately below the dam. Dry dropper rigs are working well with a cicada on top and with a scud, zebra midge or nymph below. Caddis hatches are becoming more abundant in the A-section, and some yellow sallies have been spotted as well. Terrestrials (like ants, crickets and hoppers) are a variation from the norm, which is always a good option during peak season. Spin anglers should try small marabou jigs, spoons or crankbaits in deeper water and runs. The river is currently flowing at an average of 1,700 cubic feet per second and peaking at 2,160 cubic feet per second between 28 p.m.

Regulations

Huntington Creek

Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout

STOP WHIRLING DISEASE

(Aug 27) Until the slopes burned by the Seeley Fire see fewer flash floods and more stable vegetation, there will not be large-scale stocking at the creek.

(Aug 7) Fishing is good between the dam and North Hughes Canyon, which is within the fly-only zone. Flash floods running downstream from South Hughes Canyon have depleted the trout population. The creek was stocked along the right fork with 770 7- to 8-inch cutthroat trout at the beginning of July to try to repopulate the creek with trout.

Regulations

Huntington Reservoir

Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout, Tiger Trout (hybrid)

(Aug 7) Fishing has been sporadic, but mostly slow. You may want to try using nightcrawlers along the bottom with a full bubble or split shot. On July 31, Tom Ogden fly fished from a tube with fast-sinking line and beadhead crystal buggers, soft hackle flies, prince nymphs or leeches. He only caught 13- to 19-inch tiger trout. Tom saw boat anglers catching fish, but didn't see any shore anglers catching fish.

Regulations

Jordanelle Reservoir

Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Yellow Perch

STOP WHIRLING DISEASE

FISH CONSUMPTION ADVISORY

(Aug 20) Trout and perch have been active very early in the morning. Try bass fishing at the top of the water with rattletraps or jerkbaits. There are currently 20 yellow-tagged fish in the reservoir. If you catch one of these fish, measure it to the millimeter, and email the information to michaelslater@utah.gov. The reservoir is holding at 73 percent full, and water temperatures range from the mid to lower 60s.

Regulations

LaSal Mountains

Albino Trout, Bluegill, Grayling, Largemouth Bass, Rainbow Trout, Splake (hybrid)

No recent reports.

Logan River

Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout, Whitefish

STOP WHIRLING DISEASE

(Aug 27) Fishing is very good throughout the river. Anglers recommend using hoppers throughout the day. You should also try using dry flies, elk hair nymphs, ants, beetles, smaller grasshoppers or PMDs. Anglers have also had success using a dry dropper with a small bead nymph.

(Aug 17) The upper stretch of the river is open above Red Banks. Terrestrials are really starting to pick up. Most anglers are having good success using attractors. Try dry flies, elk hair nymphs, ants, beetles, smaller grasshoppers and PMDs. Anglers have also had success using a dry dropper with a small bead nymph.

(Aug 6) The upper stretch above Red Banks is open. Fishing is good using PMDs, purple haze and elk hair caddis. Anglers are also seeing action using terrestrial flies, ants, beetles and smaller grasshoppers.

Regulations

Minersville Reservoir

Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass

STOP WHIRLING DISEASE

No recent reports.

Regulations

Ogden River

Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout

STOP WHIRLING DISEASE

(Aug 27) The south fork of the Ogden, near the campgrounds, is starting to receive good angling pressure. The water is crystal clear and visibility is excellent.

(Aug 17) The south fork of the Ogden, near the campgrounds, is starting to receive good angling pressure. The water is crystal clear and visibility is excellent.

(Aug 6) The south fork of the Ogden, near the campgrounds, is starting to receive good angling pressure. The water is crystal clear and visibility is excellent.

Regulations

Price River

Rainbow Trout

No recent reports.

Regulations

Provo River

Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout, Walleye

(Aug 20) Lower: PMDs, spinners and caddis are all working right now, especially in the evenings. Use sizes 1618. Trout are very active and feeding early to midday. If you choose to fish on hot days, make sure you arrive early or late for the best fishing. Cooler weather will produce great fishing throughout the day. Water is being released from Deer Creek, so water levels are up and ranging from 540 cubic feet per second (cfs) below Deer Creek, to 63 cfs near Harbor Drive.

Middle: Flows are still high, but staying consistent. Be careful if you're attempting to wade. Pale Morning Duns are working the best in the evenings, and caddis are working best in the early morning and late evening. Water levels are near 517 cubic feet per second (cfs), with flows higher near the Jordanelle release at 633 cfs, and average at Charleston with flows around 511 cfs.

Regulations

Scofield Reservoir

Crayfish, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout

(Aug 27) On Aug. 22, Lt. J. Shirley checked anglers at the reservoir. Anglers caught a lot of chubs and a fair number of trout, which ranged from 812 inches. DWR Aquatics Technician Mike Ault has been interviewing anglers at the reservoir on a regular basis since ice-off. He recommends putting a piece of worm on a hook and fishing close to shore to catch a few chubs. He suggests cutting the chubs up and casting them into deeper water for trout. Mike says that cutthroats will be the most common species caught. They will generally be small. Mike adds that spinners will sometimes out-fish chub meat, so keep your favorite hardware in the tacklebox just in case. Mike says that fly-fishing anglers who work the west side have frequently done better than bait or spincasters.

(Aug 7) Fishing varies, but most anglers have been complaining about catching too many chubs and too few trout. Most of the trout are small. Rainbow and cutthroat trout range from 8 to 14 inches, but they are usually on the low end of the scale. Anglers rarely catch tiger trout, and the tigers that they do catch have been well under the slot limit. Creel survey technician Steve Ault says that he see only a few tigers per month. The biggest tiger he measured was about five pounds and that was shortly after ice-off. The Division stocks the reservoir with tens of thousands of pan-size cutthroats every year. Unsurprisingly, cutthroat are the most frequently caught fish species. On Aug. 2, Kathy Jo Martinez and her party reported fair to good fishing for 10- to 11-inch cutthroat trout by trolling with silver Kastmasters.

Regulations

Strawberry Reservoir

Crayfish, Cutthroat Trout, Kokanee Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass

(Aug 20) Fishing is best very early in the morning, typically before 9 a.m. Some kokanee are being picked up by the Narrows. Anglers are finding kokanee in depths of around 30 feet, and below that, they're finding the cutthroat. Try using pink dodgers with a pink or white squid. Shoreline anglers are catching fish on PowerBait, and while fishing nightcrawlers at depths of around 20 feet. Try a large spinner tipped with nightcrawler or PowerBait.

The Strawberry Bay Marina & Lodge rainbow trout tagged fishing contest started Memorial Day weekend. There were 295 white-tagged rainbows and five pink-tagged rainbows released for the contest. One pink tag has been retrieved, so far. Catch one of the white-tagged fish and redeem your prize at the marina stores. Catch one of the pink-tagged fish, and you automatically win one of the five grand prizes. For more information, please call the marina at 435-548-2500. The reservoir is currently 74 percent full.

Regulations

Thousand Lakes Mountain

Trout

No recent reports.

Tibble Fork Reservoir

Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout

(Aug 20) At Tibble Fork, try using spinners or nightcrawlers for the best results. Trout are slow to bite, but are feeding actively in the morning and late evening. For a chance to catch some nice-sized grayling, try fishing Silver Lake above Silver Lake Flat reservoir. It's about a 1-hour and 15-minute hike. Silver Lake Flat Reservoir is almost completely drained so the dam can be repaired. The daily bag and possession limit of Silver Lake Flat Reservoir only has been increased to 8 fish from now until January 1, 2016.

Regulations

Uinta Lakes

Albino Trout, Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Tiger Trout (hybrid)

No recent reports.

Regulations

Weber River

Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout, Whitefish

STOP WHIRLING DISEASE

FISH CONSUMPTION ADVISORY

(Aug 27) The river is running high in many areas, but the fishing is very good. One angler fished near the Henefer area with a nightcrawler. Other anglers report good fishing using nymphs throughout the day and in the evening. If you're fishing after dark, try using mouse patterns.

(Aug 17) The river is running high in many areas, but the fishing is very good. One angler fished near the Henefer area with a nightcrawler. Other anglers report good fishing using nymphs throughout the day and in the evening. If you're fishing after dark, try using mouse patterns.

(Aug 6) The river is running high in many areas, but the fishing is very good. One angler fished near the Henefer area with a nightcrawler. Other anglers report good fishing using nymphs throughout the day and in the evening. If you're fishing after dark, try using mouse patterns.

Regulations

Willow Lake

Rainbow Trout, Tiger Trout (hybrid)

(Aug 7) Fishing is good, but it has been sporadic recently. On Aug. 6, Tom Ogden fly fished for two hours with slow-sinking line and beadhead soft hackle flies and leech patterns. He caught two small tiger trout and 19 recently stocked rainbow trout, all of which were less than 13 inches. Because of the moss, Tom suggests fishing with bait under a bubble or using a fly and bubble. Brandon Behling recommends using nightcrawlers, based on angler interviews on Aug. 2. The lake was most recently stocked on Aug. 4 with 3,000 5-inch tiger trout.













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