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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

(Jan 11) The water flow is low and clear, so tread lightly to avoid spooking fish. There are good numbers of rainbow trout that are biting well on wooly buggers. Expect surface ice in the morning.

(Dec 31) The water flow is low and clear, so tread lightly to avoid spooking fish. There are good numbers of rainbow trout that are biting well on wooly buggers. Expect surface ice in the morning.

Regulations

Benches Pond Reservoir

Rainbow Trout

No recent reports.

Regulations

Blacksmith Fork River

Brook Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout, Whitefish

STOP WHIRLING DISEASE

(Jan 13) One angler who fished the Blacksmith Fork last week did well using a zebra midge and pheasant tail nymph.

(Dec 31) Fishing is good on the river. If you're looking for some solitude, the Blacksmith Fork might be a good place to try.

(Dec 21) Fishing has been good on the river. If you're looking for some nice solitude with very few anglers on the water, the Blacksmith Fork might be a good place to try. This time of year, egg patterns might still be working.

Boulder Mountain Lakes

Brook Trout, Rainbow Trout

(Dec 31) Due to lack of snow, you may have a unique opportunity to access lakes that are usually tough to get to during the winter. Roads could still have ice or snow drifts in shaded areas, so use caution. Anglers are reporting good ice and fast fishing at Donkey Lake. Access is best with ATVs. Some Boulder Mountain lakes are closed to fishing until April 2018. Check the Utah Fishing Guidebook before you go fishing to make sure the lake where you are fishing is open. Lakes are listed individually in the Rules for Specific Waters" section."

Regulations

Boulger Reservoir

Rainbow Trout

(Jan 11) The reservoir now has stable ice. To catch trout here, try using tube jigs tipped with meal worms.

(Jan 6) Boulger Reservoir and several other waters on the Manti skyline now have stable ice. Try using tube jigs tipped with mealworms for catching trout.

Regulations

Chalk Creek

Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout

No recent reports.

Clear Creek

Rainbow Trout

(Jan 11) Bonneville cutthroat trout are abundant throughout Clear Creek and its tributaries. Anglers have reported catching fish up to 15 inches.

(Dec 31) Bonneville cutthroat trout are abundant throughout Clear Creek and its tributaries. Anglers have reported catching fish up to 15 inches.

Cleveland Reservoir

Rainbow Trout

(Jan 11) The reservoir now has stable ice. To catch trout here, try using tube jigs tipped with meal worms.

(Jan 6) Cleveland Reservoir now has stable ice. Try using tube jigs tipped with mealworms for catching trout here.

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)

(Jan 11) Access to Duck Fork Reservoir and other waters on the South Manti might be limited due to snow, ice and mud.

Regulations

East Fork of Sevier River

Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout

FISH CONSUMPTION ADVISORY

(Jan 11) The water flow is under 20 cfs. Some surface ice forms on cold mornings, but there is still plenty of open water to fish. The slow-moving runs have less oxygen in winter, so target stretches with fast-moving water in between deep pools.

(Dec 31) The water flow has dropped under 20 cfs. Some surface ice forms on cold mornings, though there is still plenty of open water to fish. The slow-moving runs have less oxygen in winter, so target stretches with fast-moving water in between deep pools.

Regulations

Electric Lake

Cutthroat Trout

(Jan 11) Anglers are catching tiger trout through the ice near the boat ramp. Fishing has been best before noon using tube jigs. Use caution as there may still be open water in some parts of the lake.

(Jan 6) Anglers are catching tiger trout through the ice near the boat ramp at Electric Lake. The fishing has been best before noon using tube jigs. Use caution as there may still be open water in some parts of the lake.

Fish Creek (lower)

Rainbow Trout

(Jan 11) Access to the creek may be limited as snow accumulates, but it may be accessible below Scofield dam if you have a four-wheel drive vehicle. Try using Panther Martin spinners or green soft hackle flies to catch trout and chubs here.

(Jan 6) Anglers have had good success catching trout and chubs using green soft hackle flies and panther martin spinners.

Fish Lake

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

STOP WHIRLING DISEASE

(Jan 11) The lake has some thin ice, but there are large patches of open water as well. It is no longer possible to launch boats. Call Fish Lake Resorts at 435-638-1000 before you go to check on current conditions and get up-to-date fishing reports.

(Dec 31) Most of the lake still has open water. You should only find ice in the marinas and very shallow areas. With forecasted weather, it may be a while before there will be ice to fish on. Some anglers are fishing from shore near Twin Creeks and having fair success for rainbows and splake. Call Fish Lake Resorts at 435-638-1000 before you go to check on current conditions and get up-to-date fishing reports.

Regulations

Green River

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

STOP NEW ZEALAND MUDSNAIL

(Jan 6) Flows are currently 2,842 cfs and the water temperture is at 43 degree F. Flows can change daily. Fly anglers are having the best success using small midges in sizes 20-26, and blue winged olive nymphs in sizes 20-22.

Regulations

Huntington Creek

Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout

STOP WHIRLING DISEASE

No recent reports.

Regulations

Huntington Reservoir

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

(Jan 11) Anglers have had success catching tiger trout through the ice. Try using a white tube jig tipped with a meal worm.

(Jan 6) Anglers have had success catching tiger trout through the ice at Huntington Reservoir. Try using a white tube jig tipped with mealworm.

Regulations

Jordanelle Reservoir

Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Yellow Perch

STOP WHIRLING DISEASE

FISH CONSUMPTION ADVISORY

(Jan 6) Fishing is slow, but there have been some reports of anglers catching 18- to 22-inch browns and 14- to 16-inch rainbows. Traditional methods work well, but you can also try using shad or rainbow trout Mepps Comet Mino's, hot firetiger Mepps Little Wolf's, gold Rapala Original Floater's, gold shiner or rainbow trout Blue Fox Classic Vibrax Foxtail spinners, or holographic silver/pink insert Blue Fox Rattlin' Pixee spoons.

(Dec 31) Anglers are catching planter rainbows. Traditional methods work well, but you can also try using shad or rainbow trout Mepps Comet Mino, hot firetiger Mepps Little Wolf, gold Rapala Original Floater or chrome/blue mackerel Luhr-Jensen Krocodile. There is no ice formation at this time.

(Dec 21) Anglers are catching planter rainbows. Traditional methods work well, but you can also try using shad or rainbow trout Mepps Comet Mino, hot firetiger Mepps Little Wolf, gold Rapala Original Floater or chrome/blue mackerel Luhr-Jensen Krocodile. There is no ice formation at this time.

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

(Jan 13) Fishing on the Logan is fair to good. One angler recommended using a black midge dry fly. Another angler who fished the Logan last week had good success on a zebra midge and pheasant tail nymph.

(Dec 31) Fishing has recently been good on the Logan, but we did not receive any angler reports this week.

(Dec 21) Fishing has recently been good on the Logan, but we did not receive any angler reports this week. At this time of year, egg patterns might still be working on the river. You could also try a Copper John or pheasant tail pattern.

Regulations

Minersville Reservoir

Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass

STOP WHIRLING DISEASE

(Jan 11) The reservoir is mostly capped with unsafe ice.

(Dec 31) The reservoir should be mostly ice-free.

Regulations

Ogden River

Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout

STOP WHIRLING DISEASE

(Jan 13) Fishing has recently been fair to good on the Ogden, but we have not received any angler reports these past couple weeks that might indicate what patterns are working best.

(Jan 5) Fishing has recently been fair to good on the Ogden, but we have not received any recent angler reports about which patterns are working best.

(Dec 31) Fishing has recently been fair to good on the Ogden. If you're not sure which pattern to use, consider trying a zebra midge.

Regulations

Price River

Rainbow Trout

No recent reports.

Regulations

Provo River

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

(Jan 6) Anglers have been catching 12- to 16-inch browns. Early January tends to be the slowest time of year for the river. The brown trout have completed their spawn and are not as active or aggressive, and there are no significant hatches occurring. Fish tend to reside in deeper, slower moving pockets so focus on these areas. Try using midges, sow bugs, and hares ears.

(Dec 31) Anglers have been catching 12- to 20-inch brown trout and fishing has been great throughout the day, but best in the mid-afternoon. The brown trout spawn has neared its end, and browns are becoming less active. Try using black, red, or olive zebra midges, baetis fly patterns, sow bugs, and black or cream midges. Remember that lower flow push fish into deeper pockets so focus on these areas mid-morning to later afternoon.

(Dec 21) Anglers have been catching 12- to 20-inch brown trout and fishing has been great throughout the day, but best in the mid-afternoon. The brown trout spawn has neared its end, and browns are becoming less active. Try using black, red, or olive zebra midges, baetis fly patterns, sow bugs, and black or cream midges. Remember that lower flow push fish into deeper pockets so focus on these areas mid-morning to later afternoon.

Regulations

Scofield Reservoir

Crayfish, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout

(Jan 11) Most of the ice fishing is happening near the dam cove, where the ice is almost 10 inches thick. Anglers have caught rainbow and cutthroat trout using white jigs tipped with chub meat. Paddle bugs and green glow ice flies, tipped with a wax worm, have also worked well. Try fishing close to the bottom in 16 to 22 feet of water.

(Jan 6) Anglers have been ice fishing mostly near the dam cove where the ice is now approaching 10 inches thick. They've had success catching rainbow and cutthroat trout using white jigs tipped with chub meat. Using a green glow ice fly tipped with a wax worm has also worked well.

Regulations

Strawberry Reservoir

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

(Jan 6) According to Strawberry Bay Marina and Lodge, most of the reservoir is open water. There was some ice formation on the south end of the lake, however with the current weather conditions that ice has disappeared. Please use extreme caution as ice conditions continue to change. Try using 1.5- to 2-inch white tube jigs or curly tail grubs tipped with a nightcrawler or wax worm, rainbow trout Original Floating Rapala's, or silver or gold Jake's Spin-A-Lure's. Also, scent the lure with Pro-Cure Rainbow Trout Super Gel for an extra attractant.

(Dec 31) There is some ice formation on the Soldier Creek side and a few of the shallower bays, but the majority of the reservoir is open water. Anglers are catching 15- to 20-inch cutthroats and a few slow buster cutthroats. Anglers are having success fishing in 12 to 20 feet of water using 1.5- to 2-inch white tube jigs, paddle bugs or Maniac Custom Lure Cut'R Bugs.

(Dec 21) There is some ice formation on the Soldier Creek side and a few of the shallower bays, but the majority of the reservoir is open water. Anglers are catching 15- to 20-inch cutthroats and a few slow buster cutthroats. Anglers are having success fishing in 12 to 20 feet of water using 1.5- to 2-inch white tube jigs, paddle bugs or Maniac Custom Lure Cut'R Bugs.

Regulations

Thousand Lakes Mountain

Trout

(Jan 11) Access should be more difficult after the current storm. Prior to the storm, anglers reported good ice conditions and fishing for the Solomon Basin lakes.

Tibble Fork Reservoir

Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout

No recent reports.

Regulations

Uinta Lakes

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

(Jan 13) The frozen lakes along Mirror Lake Highway are only accessible by snowmobile or foot, but the fishing is good for tiger trout and rainbow trout. The lakes along the highway had approximately 12 inches of ice, a few inches of slush, and a foot of snow, according to one angler report last week. If you're looking for some good ice fishing and don't mind the remote location, deep snow and very cold temperatures, anglers recommend accessing the higher lakes from the Wyoming side.

(Jan 5) The frozen lakes along Mirror Lake Highway are only accessible by snowmobile or foot, but the fishing is good to hot for tiger trout and rainbow trout. The lakes along the highway had approximately 12 inches of ice, a few inches of slush, and a foot of snow, according to one angler report this week. If you're looking for some excellent ice fishing and don't mind the remote location, deep snow and very cold temperatures, anglers recommend accessing the higher lakes from the Wyoming side.

(Dec 31) The frozen lakes along Mirror Lake Highway are only accessible by snowmobile or foot. If you're looking for some good ice fishing and don't mind the remote location, deep snow and very cold temperatures, anglers recommend accessing the higher lakes from the Wyoming side.

(Dec 21) The Uintas are likely a good destination for ice fishing right now. Fishing was good at many of the mountain lakes for tiger trout, rainbow trout and brook trout. The ice has been thick enough to walk on at all of the lakes along Mirror Lake Highway for quite a while, according to anglers. Please be sure to check road and weather conditions before heading up to the Uintas!The Uintas are likely a good destination for ice fishing right now. Fishing was good at many of the mountain lakes for tiger trout, rainbow trout and brook trout. The ice has been thick enough to walk on at all of the lakes along Mirror Lake Highway for quite a while, according to anglers. Please be sure to check road and weather conditions before heading up to the Uintas!

Regulations

Weber River

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

STOP WHIRLING DISEASE

FISH CONSUMPTION ADVISORY

(Jan 13) Fishing on the Weber has been fair to good. One angler this week reported catching a few decent-sized rainbow trout. Another angler reported catching one good-sized brown trout. Anglers have recently recommended a hare's ear, sowbug or zebra midge pattern.

(Jan 6) Fishing on the Weber has been fair to good. Anglers recommend a hare's ear, sowbug or zebra midge pattern.

(Dec 31) Fishing on the Weber has been fair to good. Anglers recommend a hare's ear, sowbug or zebra midge pattern this week.

(Dec 21) Fishing on the Weber has been fair recently. One angler reports catching one large brown trout using a San Juan worm this week.

Regulations

Willow Lake

Rainbow Trout, Tiger Trout (hybrid)

No recent reports.









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