UT: Fishing Report DWR Southeastern Region

ABAJO MOUNTAINS: (February 03) A week ago, Conservation Officer Dennis Shumway reported slow fishing on the San Juan arm. Thin, dangerous ice covers Recapture Reservoir, Blanding #3, Blanding #4 and Lloyds Lake.

ELECTRIC LAKE: (February 03) Angler Larry Duzenack reports good fishing for 14- to 18-inch trout.

FERRON RESERVOIR: (February 03) Fish were removed from the reservoir last fall and won't be restocked until June.

GIGLIOTTI POND: (February 03) Casey Olsen and Mike Bolinski report good fishing with a variety of chartreuse jigs tipped with nightcrawlers. Matt Serfustini had good fishing success with small leadhead jigs tipped with a mealworm.

HUNTINGTON NORTH RESERVOIR: (February 03) A week ago, State Park Manager Dan Richards reported fair fishing toward the middle of the lake with crawdad-imitating jigs tipped with chub meat.

HUNTINGTON RESERVOIR: (February 03) Last weekend, Larry Duzenack reported slow fishing.

JOES VALLEY RESERVOIR: (February 03) Anglers who participated in the Jan. 28-29 fishing derby reported slow fishing. The first-prize fish was an 18-inch splake. Try using jigs and chub meat, minnows, nightcrawlers or mealworms.

MILLSITE RESERVOIR & STATE PARK: (February 17) On February 6, State Park Manager Dan Richards reported good fishing for rainbow trout by the dam in 35 to 40 feet of water. Most of the fish are in the 11- to 14-inch size range. Try using 1/8-ounce or smaller dark-colored jigs tipped with a worm or piece of shrimp. Anglers frequently catch fish within 10 feet of the bottom. On February 6, the ice was 8 to 10 inches thick.

SCOFIELD RESERVOIR: (February 17) Conservation officers report sporadic fishing conditions. The state angling record for tiger trout, however, was broken this past week by Trent Perry of Santaquin. Trent caught a 32.25-inch tiger that weighed 15 pounds, one ounce and had a 20-inch girth. After catching the record-breaking fish, Trent caught-and-released a 25-inch tiger. There's no word on the bait or part of the reservoir where the trout was taken. Scofield Reservoir has special regulations. Please see page 30 of the Utah Fishing Guidebook for details.

 

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