Southeast Region Fishing Information
Updated: April 19, 2010
This report highlights a few of the best places to fish, what
anglers are using and what they are catching. The information is
compiled from regional Fish and Game fishery managers, local tackle
shops and anglers.
Most of the reservoirs in the Southeast Region are free of ice.
Those with lingering ice include Chesterfield, Twenty-four Mile,
Blackfoot and Montpelier reservoirs.
Rivers and streams are running high in all parts of the regions.
The snow pack is above normal in all of the major drainages. Bear
River leads the way with more than 150 percent of the normal snow
pack. That is great news for future fishing in the area, but will
make fishing difficult local rivers and stream this spring.
Stream flows could run above normal into June. With the snow
pack and predicted runoff, the best fishing will be on lake and
The new 2011-2012 fishing seasons rules are available.
Highlighted changes include two winter fishing opportunities on
popular rivers. The Snake River below American Falls Dam and the
Portneuf River above Lava Hot Springs will be open during the
winter for catch-and-release fishing. They reopen for harvest on
Memorial Day weekend.