Try using pink squid jigs behind a dodger; Jake's gold; scented PowerBait; orange gulp minnows or rainbow flatfish lures. Look for midge hatches on warm days. Also, try using yellow or garlic Powerbait fished 15- to 18-inches off the bottom using a basic fixed rig or slip rig sinker, or a bit of nightcrawler with a kernel of corn fished 24- to 30-inches under a bobber. Help for any members trying to get back on BFT. They are still in pre-spawn mode but are very active and inquisitive when a plastic grub hits bottom close enough that a bass can see or feel its presence. Please use EXTREME CAUTION when entering onto the ice, and drill test holes. Jan 11 Report: DWR Ice Update: Some anglers have been seen on the ice at Jordanelle. (04-19-19), Snow limits access. Please use caution — … Try using flies or lures with metallic/bright coloration or produce noise/vibration to increase your chances. Water temperature is warming into the mid 50s on sunny days. Rainbow trout often don't overwinter well, but there are a few nice brown trout that can be caught. Find out where the action is, what the water conditions are and everything you need for a successful day on the water! (03-08-19), The Carbon County Community Fishing Pond is closed for the winter. The cut thru in Sheep Creek is still iced in, but could open any day. (04-19-19), The reservoir was mostly drained and treated with rotenone in fall 2018 to remove illegally stocked yellow perch, green sunfish, and bluegill. 04-15-2008, 12:53 AM . We anticipate a fish kill, though we do not know the extent of the kill at this time. (03-08-19), Much of the Price River through Price Canyon has frozen over. (03-08-19), Huntington Reservoir and other waters on the Manti-La Sal National Forest are currently inaccessible because of deep snow. (04-19-19), The reservoir was recently stocked with 10- to 12-inch rainbow trout. Utah's DWR provided this extensive new ice fishing report. Expect high flow due to rain and runoff on lower Mammoth Creek, lower Asay Creek, and the upper Sevier River near Hatch. Use a split shot to get your line down deep before the midge hatch begins; midges are hatching on warm afternoons. The high level of runoff has made the water fairly murky, especially on the south end. Disclaimer: Always check the latest regulations from the current year fishing guide before fishing any Utah water. Utah's top fly fishing report as of 10/22/2018. Blubber and Upper Kanab creeks were recently treated with rotenone to remove non native fish. (04-19-19), Catchable-size rainbow trout and brood brook trout have been stocked at Lake at the Hills in Cedar City. Try using a sliver and green spinner tipped with a worm, one foot under the surface. Here are this weeks fishing reports. Call the Circle Valley Anglers fly shop at (435) 577-2168 for up to date conditions and fishing reports. (04-19-19), Most of the lakes and reservoirs are capped with ice; please use extreme caution as the ice conditions continue to change. (03-08-19), Grassy Lake and other waters on the Manti-La Sal National Forest are currently inaccessible because of deep snow. If you have questions about the project, please call 435-734-6615. (03-08-19), The fishing hasn't been fast at Joes Valley, but anglers are catching splake and cutthroat trout averaging 18 inches or larger. Fishing is good for trout. (03-08-19), Benches Pond is currently inaccessible because of deep snow along Skyline Drive. Look for the bass to start moving up to the shallows to find warmer water during the afternoon on sunny days. Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Salt Lake City, Utah. Fishing is slow, but the fish are quality sized. Runoff has begun and the water level is starting to rise. Use a flasher and a wedding ring in 2 to 13 feet of water or a rainbow J-7 Rapala on the surface. Other dependable hot spots include: Buoy 3 (south wall on the corner just before the mouth of Antelope Canyon); The intake structure just east of the Antelope Canyon Buoy field; Buoy 9 on the corner before arriving at the mouth of Navajo; In Navajo Canyon first two points just past the double islands. Many fishing areas are still open during this ongoing COVID-19 situation, although we strongly encourage you to follow federal, state and county guidelines for social distancing and recreation if you choose to go outdoors. (04-19-19), The Willow Bottom reservoirs will open to fishing on April 20. The Quiet Fly Fisher fly shop reports slow to fair fishing using midge patterns. Buy a Utah fishing license; Fishing regulations in Utah; Guides and outfitters search; Fishing Reports. Brood size rainbow trout have been stocked in all ponds and are providing some exciting action. Catchable-size rainbow trout have been stocked in the lower reservoir. Help keep Flaming Gorge a trophy fishery!The Flaming Gorge Fishing Derby is also scheduled for May 18 & 19, 2019. wiperhunter2. (04-19-19), Access is limited by snow. Miller Flat Reservoir may be accessible with a snow machine. Anglers are catching 14- to 18-inch rainbow trout, 15- to 19-inch brown trout, and the occasional walleye. Utah DWR Southeastern Region Fishing Report. Renew your registration for automobile, watercraft and off-road vehicles with the DMV. We also found a handful of healthy wipers up to eight pounds. Work on the dam will continue through the winter. DWR's Scott Tolentino reports that ice is starting to form on Bear Lake. Brown and rainbow trout are abundant. This is good news, however, as ice-off fishing should steadily improve through the rest of April and should continue through most of May. Nymphs are producing well on the river. Anglers are still able to fish the other two ponds: Kidney and Riverfront. For bass, try using skirted jigs, Lindy Fuzz-E grub, 1/16 to 1/8 ounce jig heads with a white or chartreuse curly tail grub, Blue Fox Super Vibrax spinners or other brass body spinners. Fishing pressure is often high, even during the week. Nymphing has been productive using small midge and baetis patterns (18-22), scuds and San Juan worms. If this trend continues, it will impact the trophy lake trout component (less food to grow big fish). Fishing is slow and anglers are catching small bluegill and rainbow trout. Posts: 90,537 Threads: 0 Joined: Apr 2004 Reputation: 0 #1. (04-19-19), The boat ramp is open; however, the wedge dock is not in place yet. Fishing is slow to fair. Fishing is slow to fair and anglers are catching14- to 21-inch cutthroat trout. Try using caddis larva (size #16-#18), sow bugs (size #16-#18), or pheasant tails (size #18-#20). 04-15-2008, 12:53 AM . Remember: Utah Lake tributaries are closed to the possession of walleye until May 4. Low water conditions last year reduced trout numbers, but those that remain have experienced exceptional growth. (04-19-19), Access is limited to snowmobiles. (“November 20, 2020”) *Dons Lake:* Angler reports of lake ice covered and good fishing for rainbow trout. Current Southeast Region Fishing Reports for the most popular waters in the southeast region of the State of Utah. Also, try using yellow or garlic Powerbait fished 12- to 18-inches off the bottom using using a basic fixed sinker rig, or using a bit of nightcrawler fished 20 to 30 inches under a bobber. There are road closures at the reservoir for the Mantua East Spring Re-Piping Project. (04-19-19), Fishing is fair. Try using flies or lures with metallic/bright coloration or produce noise/vibration to increase your chances. Check proclamtion for details on fishing restrictions as these may not be complete. If you're spin-casting, try using 1/4-once bumble bee, crawdad or salmon fly Worden's Original Rooster Tail spinners, 1/4-ounce gold shiner, silver shiner, bleeding silver or red/silver flake Blue Fox Classic Vibrax Spinners, or 1/4-ounce gold or brook trout Panther Marin Original spinners. Catch rates remain high. Access is still limited by snow. Since the water is still very cold, trolling flat lines far behind the boat with crankbaits can also be productive. During the warmer parts of the day, look for midge hatches. Fishing is fair to slow and anglers are catching 13- to 20-inch rainbow trout. Try using hares ears, copper johns, gunslingers or zebra midges. Spin fishing has been good to excellent. Tip the lure with sucker/chub meat, recharge glow frequently, and jig the presentation a couple inches from the bottom. Try using corn or garlic Powerbait, or a bit of nightcrawler tipped with a two Berkley Floating Magnum Egg fish 15- to 18-inches off the bottom using a basic fixed rig or slip rig sinker. This year's Utah Fish Stocking Report, courtesy of the Utah Division of Wildlife … (03-08-19), Wrigley Springs Reservoir and other waters on the Manti-La Sal National Forest are currently inaccessible because of deep snow. The road is clear over the dam all the way to the boat ramp. Water levels are increasing and the reservoir should be full by the end of May. Ice should be deteriorating. Angler information and participation in these surveys gives our biologists essential data that we will use to better manage and improve Utah's fisheries. Utah DWR Central Region Fishing Report. (04-19-19), There have been no recent angling reports. Our annual netting survey found good numbers of rainbow trout and very healthy wipers. - Utah Fishing Info. Call the Quiet Fly Fisher fly shop at (435) 616-2319 for up to date conditions and fishing reports. Try using 1/6-once brass/red spot or chrome/red dot Lil Jake Lures, nickel/blue or nickle/chartreuse kastmaster lures, or silver or copper Blue Fox Classic Vibrax Spinners. While the work continues, access to the south side of the dike road will be closed. DNR | Utah.gov | Contact | Disclaimer | Privacy | Accessibility   •   Copyright © document.write(new Date().getFullYear()); State of Utah. (04-19-19), There is unstable ice on the middle, north and east areas of the reservoir. DWR has received report of anglers illegally harvesting walleye from the tributaries. When jigging, start in depths of 50 to 65 feet, depending on location. Try using a lime green jig head tipped with a night crawler; or pink and white PowerBait. Fishing further up-stream, closer to Fifth Water, may have more success. (04-19-19), Fishing is good and anglers are catching 14- to 20-inch rainbow trout, 12- to 16-inch broodstock and 14- to 20-inch channel catfish. Anglers are trolling and jigging, both methods have been working well. Utah Fishing Reports. (04-19-19), Access is limited by snow. Also, try using 1/6-once brass/red spot or chrome/red dot Lil Jake Lures, 1/8-ounce sunfish or hot firetiger/orange tail rooster Mepps Aglia Dressed spinners, or 1/4-once yellow spot or flash chartreuse Worden's Original Rooster Tail spinners (04-19-19), The ice is starting to grey and degrade. It should reopen by Memorial Day. (04-19-19), Both reservoirs are full for the first time in several years. Small Jigs tipped with bait is most popular method. For northern pike, we recommend fishing in shallow areas of the reservoir with vegetation or structure. Fishing at the dam is spotty but schools move through periodically and provide great excitement when the school moves under your boat. The reservoir is capped with ice, but there may still be open water near the windmills in the middle. In Utah, all of the launch ramps are open and accessible. (04-19-19), The reservoir is 87 percent full, the water is muddy from recent storms and the temperature is 58 degrees at midday. Rainbows are cruising very close to shore right now, so you don't need to cast very far. Gooseberry, however, may be accessible with a snow machine. Call the Circle Valley Anglers fly shop at (435) 577-2168 for up to date conditions and fishing reports. (04-19-19), There have been no recent angler reports. Current fly fishing reports and conditions for Provo River, in Utah! Includes the latest conditions on Middle Provo River, Lower Provo River, Weber River and Green River. REMINDER: You must release any tiger muskie that have not reached the 40-inch length limit. (03-08-19), Try using a white or green tube jig tipped with chub meat, mealworm or nightcrawler for catching tiger and cutthroat trout at Millsite Reservoir. Please use EXTREME CAUTION when entering onto the ice, and drill test holes. We will not stock brown trout or rainbow trout in 2019 — we hope to be begin restoring the fishery in 2020. Current Northern Region Fishing Reports for the most popular waters in the northern region of the State of Utah. Lake Powell finally stopped going down and has bottomed out at the elevation of 3,568 MSL. (04-19-19), Ice fishing pressure has decreased with open water at lower elevations drawing more interest. This official report is often updated weekly or bi-weekly by the Utah DWR, so make sure to check back often. If you're not graphing fish, trolling the surface at 10-15 feet using planer boards or long set-backs (150ft or more) can also be productive.Rainbow trout: Slower than usual. The reservoir was recently stocked with 10- to 12-inch rainbow trout. If you fish it, please email me pictures and results at tonyakieffer@utah.gov. Reliable colors are white, green and chartreuse. They also want to extend a warm thanks for your cooperation. Most the snow has melted along the lakeshore at this time. (04-19-19), The ice fishing season is officially over at Panguitch Lake. (03-08-19), Willow Lake and other waters on the Manti-La Sal National Forest are currently inaccessible because of deep snow. Anglers are being encouraged to harvest small walleye to help balance the fishery out and produce healthier walleye populations. 7, though the ice is getting soft and slushy along the shoreline, so use caution. This size class of fish also makes exceptional table fare.Kokanee salmon: Fishing been exceptional this spring. (04-19-19), Be aware that private land in Hatch Meadow has been posted closed to trespassing, so Mammoth Creek is not accessible there. (04-19-19), The ice is off. Bear Lake Utah Fishing Report 2020. by Alima December 20, 2020. It will be gratifying to see the lake begin to rise as the heavy winter snow melts and begins to fill the reservoirs downstream. The main ice sheet is still fairly thick, so it could take a few weeks for the ice to come off. Get the latest up to date fly fishing report for Trout fishing in Provo River with the top producing flies and recommended equipment to get you into fish. (04-19-19), There have been no recent angling reports. (03-08-19), Catchable sized rainbow trout have been stocked. (04-19-19), The road from Mill Meadow Reservoir to Johnson Reservoir is not plowed, but some access is possible with four wheel drive. Community ponds are stocked every one to two weeks. Gerrard trout wesportfish kolob reservoir fishing utah lakes dwr fishing report recreation best places to fish in utah where big bear lake fishing news service. (04-19-19), Fair to good success reported for white bass, yellow perch, catfish, and walleye at the Gunnison Bend and DMAD reservoir outlets. If you're targeting largemouth bass, try using dark pattern Yamamoto 4-inch Senko stick baits, Z Man ZinkerZ soft stick baits, or Strike King OCHO 5-inch stick baits with a drop shot or Carolina rig. Anglers have been successful catching rainbow trout. The best locations have been on the east side of the lake off the 2nd Point, Cisco Beach and Rainbow Cove. Flies and small spinners can be very effective. These include the Lower Provo, Middle Provo, Weber River, Green River and Small Streams. (04-19-19), There have been no reports of angler pressure or fish catch rates fishing. With the extreme winter conditions these season, we have started to see low oxygen levels in the reservoir. Midges will hatch most of the day, and blue winged olive hatches will occur early in the afternoon. Strawberry Reservoir Subscribe to Receive Fishing Report Updates Rating - Good Morning and evening temperatures are very cold. Try a small Griffith gnat or CDC adult midge. (04-19-19), Ice has mostly retreated at Duck Creek Pond, but there is a lot of snow in the area so parking and walking around the lake can be difficult. WHIRLING DISEASE -- For waters indicated, please prevent the spread of WHIRLING DISEASE by cleaning mud from waders and equipment. . Call the Quiet Fly Fisher fly shop at (435) 616-2319 for up to date conditions and fishing reports. (04-19-19), Ice off is a great time to fish this reservoir, though it is very full from the winter's runoff. Fair fishing reported. Visit the stocking report for more information. (04-19-19), The reservoir is rising steadily and is up to 66% of capacity. Anglers recommend using white and green tube jigs, tipped with bait, in 15-20 feet of water. It's only a month away! Visit Utah.gov (opens in new window); Services (opens in new window); Agencies (opens in new window); Search Utah.gov (opens in new window) Try using 1/2 to 3/4-ounce spinner baits with a single blade and big skirt such as Blue Fox Foxtail Super Vibrax, Panther Martin Muskie Marabuck, Mepps Dressed Agila or Mepps Dressed Black Fury lures. (03-08-19), Electric Lake is currently inaccessible without a snow machine or snowshoes. If you're spin-casting, try using 1/4-once bumble bee, crawdad or salmon fly Worden's Original Rooster Tail spinners, 1/4-ounce gold shiner, silver shiner, bleeding silver or red/silver flake Blue Fox Classic Vibrax Spinners, or 1/4-ounce gold or brook trout Panther Marin Original spinners. Try using white or green tube jigs or paddle bugs tipped with worms for catching rainbow trout here. DWR has received report of anglers illegally harvesting walleye from the tributaries. (03-08-19), Emerald Lake and other waters on the Manti-La Sal National Forest are currently inaccessible because of deep snow. Try using white jig heads or tube jigs tipped with mealworms or chub meat. (04-19-19), Good Each angler should carry his own set of ice picks. If bait fishing for pike, walleye or channel catfish, try using a dead red side shiner, smelt, Utah chub or carp meat fished off the bottom using a slip rig sinker, or suspended 25- to 30-inches below a bobber in shallower water. Try nymphing in deep runs and pools. Utah Lake Subscribe to Receive Fishing Report Updates Rating - Fair Good to great fishing for white bass, black crappie and yellow perch in the mornings using dual-curly tail jig rigs, Trout Magnet lures with either a single or split-tail grub, mini-wooly buggers, 1/16-oz crappie jigs, metallic inline spinners, and worm under a bobber. (04-19-19), The pond was stocked this week with 10- to 11-inch rainbow trout. (04-19-19), The pond has recently been stocked with 500 rainbow trout averaging 11.6 inches in length. The upper portion (the Nebo Creek area) and lower portion (near Bennie Creek) have felt the effects of debris flows due to fire in 2018. We recommend fishing near the inlet. Fishing is slow but anglers are catching small crappie, 14- to 16-inch smallmouth bass, 16- to 23-inch wiper on mussels, Rapala, Kastmaster and worms; and 13- to 21-inch catfish in 15 feet of water near Eagle Beach and on the west side of the reservoir. (04-19-19), Angler success is high and catch rates are good. Please go to https://www.usbr.gov/rsvrWater/rsv40Day.html?siteid=917&reservoirtype=Reservoir for current releases from Flaming Gorge Dam. FishNews Shark. (04-19-19), Spring runoff has made the river extremely turbid. Our Utah fly fishing reports offers a brief overview of current conditions on our waters. Information here is kept as Visit our the stocking report for more information. 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