Utah Division of Wildlife Resources southeastern region fishing report – June 24

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ABAJO MOUNTAINS: (June 21) Conservation Officer Dennis Shumway reports that rainbow trout fishing has improved at local reservoirs. Foy and Monticello have been fishing well with dry flies and a clear bobber. Bait anglers have had good luck with marshmallows or PowerBait. Largemouth bass have been hitting on tube jigs at Blanding number three. The pike bite has been good at Recapture Reservoir. Gold lures have provoked good bass action there.

CARBON COUNTY COMMUNITY FISHING POND: (June 14) The pond was stocked on June 10. Fishing is good. Try using nightcrawlers and PowerBait in sparkle rainbow, chartreuse or lemon twist.

CLEVELAND RESERVOIR: (June 21) Conservation Officer Devin Christensen reports fair to good fishing with rainbow sparkle PowerBait or Power Nuggets. Worms have also worked well.

DUCK FORK RESERVOIR: (June 21) Fishing reports have been mixed from slow to fast. Cutthroats of all sizes have been reported. Anglers are catching tigers up to 14 inches. Mepps and Blue Fox spinners have been performing well. Good fly patterns have included hoppers, nymphs, mosquitoes and Parachute Adams.

ELECTRIC LAKE: (June 21) Fair to good fishing continues from both ends of the reservoir. The best bait has been redside shiners, which can be caught in minnow traps at the lake. This past week, Breana Tucker of Price caught a 23.5-inch, 5-pound tiger trout from the bank with a spinner. Aquatics Technician Tyrell Mills says the best fishing occurs before the sun hits the water in the morning, or after the sun leaves the water in the evening.

FAIRVIEW LAKES: (June 07) This past week, Fairview lakes were stocked with 7,000 nine inch rainbows. Fishing should be good.

FERRON CREEK: (June 21) Tom Dimick reports excellent fishing for small cutthroats. Use dry flies or nymphs.

FERRON RESERVOIR: (June 21) The reservoir was recently stocked and anglers report good fishing with baits, lures and flies. Worms, Jakes lures and nymphs have been especially effective.

GIGLIOTTI POND: (June 21) This pond is stocked regularly and provides consistently good fishing throughout the summer. The limit is two fish. PowerBait has produced good fishing. The best colors to use are rainbow or chartreuse with glitter. Nightcrawlers have also been effective.

HUNTINGTON GAME FARM POND: (June 07) On May 2, the pond was stocked with 500 12 inch rainbows. Fishing should be good.

HUNTINGTON NORTH RESERVOIR: (June 21) Fishing for wipers and bass has been fair with jigs and silver spoons. Fish early in the day to avoid the disturbance from other water recreationalists

HUNTINGTON RESERVOIR: (June 21) Variable reports describe everything from slow to good fishing. Nightcrawlers have consistently been the most popular bait.

JOES VALLEY RESERVOIR: (June 14) Stephine Matkin fished with two partners last Sunday from 1 to 7 p.m. They targeted tiger muskies using crankbaits, but failed to catch any. 400 three inch tiger muskies were stocked to supplement the existing population on June 13. Anglers report catching and releasing tiger muskies as large as 36 inches.

LA SAL MOUNTAINS: (June 07) Spring stocking of mountain lakes has occurred and Sergeant Ben Wolford reports good fishing at Hidden, Dons and Oowah reservoirs. PowerBait has been the most popular bait for mountain lakes. Most trout range from 12 to 15 inches. The Rattlesnake ponds have been recently stocked and fishing is good. The water at Kens Lake continues to drop. There is an active emergency change that allows anglers to keep eight rainbow trout. The daily bag was raised to reduce possible waste. The best baits at Kens are worms and marshmallows.

LOWER FISH CREEK: (June 14) Walt Maldonado reported good fishing with black leech or wooly bugger patterns in black or olive green. He suggests drifting the fly through undercut banks.

LOWER GREEN RIVER: (June 14) Walt Maldonado reported great catfishing near the town of Green River. He recommends using chicken livers, nightcrawlers or commercial catfish baits. The best locations have been above Swasey’s Beach and south of town in Little Valley. Try dropping your line in backwaters or eddies for best results.

MILLER FLAT RESERVOIR: (June 14) The reservoir was stocked this past week. Expect good fishing for the eight to 10 inch stocked rainbow trout.

PETES HOLE: (June 07) Stocking occurred just before the Memorial Day holiday. Fishing was excellent at that time.

POTTERS PONDS: (June 14) On June 2, each pond was stocked with 900 10 inch rainbow trout. Expect good fishing with artificial flies, baits and spinners.

SCOFIELD RESERVOIR: (June 21) On June 15, Jonathan Hunt and his party trolled with gold Jakes lures and averaged 10 trout per hour per pole. The fish were small, but they had a blast. There are unconfirmed reports of a 19 pound two ounce, 37 inch tiger trout having been caught this past week. DWR aquatics biologists are investigating the report. Conservation Officer Devin Christensen reported fair to good shoreline fishing with worms. The catch rate is much better in the early morning and drops as the day wears on and the wind picks up.

SOUP BOWL: (June 14) Justin Shannon and his family fished this past week and reported good fishing using worms, PowerBait and a silver Blue Fox lure.

WILLOW LAKE: (June 21) The lake was recently stocked and good fishing continues.

WRIGLEY SPRINGS RESERVOIR: (June 14) Bait fishing has been good in the evening.

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