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Fishing Report for Southeastern Utah April 9, 2012

ABAJO MOUNTAINS: (April 09) Sergeant J. Shirley reports that fishing success is improving at Blanding #4. Anglers report the most success using rainbow PowerBait. Monticello Lake is ice-free, but fishing success is slow because of a probable winterkill. Fishing is slow at Lloyds Lake, however, anglers can drive to the water's edge without getting stuck. Anglers have been able to…

Fishing Report for Central Utah April 06, 2012

BURRASTON PONDS: (April 06) Conservation Officer Jay Topham reports good fishing success using traditional baits. CANYON VIEW PARK POND: (April 06) The pond was recently stocked with fish. Anglers report good fishing success using traditional baits and lures. The fish tend to gather together in deeper water. DEER CREEK RESERVOIR: (April 06) Anglers report fair to good fishing success by…

Fishing Report for Southern Utah April 5, 2012

BAKER RESERVOIR: (April 05) Catchable-size rainbow trout have been stocked. Fishing is slow to fair. A recent survey found good numbers of quality-sized brown trout from 4 to five pounds. Early spring is a good time to target browns with minnow-imitating lures and flies or frozen minnows. BARKER RESERVOIRS (NORTH CREEK LAKES): (April 05) Most lakes on Boulder Mountain are…

Fishing Report for Oklahoma, April 4, 2012

A new Oklahoma state record smallmouth bass was caught at Lake Lawtonka this past weekend. It weighed in at 8-lb. 7-oz. and was 23 1/8 inches long. CENTRAL Arcadia: April 1. Elevation normal. Bass fair to good on crankbaits and spinnerbaits in early mornings. Channel catfish good to excellent on chicken liver and minnows over flats. Crappie good on minnows…

Fishing Report for Nevada April 4, 2012

LAKE MEAD – High winds continue to hamper anglers, especially on the normally busy weekends. Overall the fishing action has been slow though anglers are catching a few striped and largemouth bass when the wind lays down. Some anglers are reporting that their catch includes skinny fish. The water level is at 1,129 feet, down about five feet since mid-January. …

Fishing report for Northern Utah April 4, 2012

BEAR LAKE: (April 03) Biologist Scott Tolentino reports good fishing for cutthroat trout in 43 feet of water. Try trolling jointed Rapalas (size 11) and flatfish in U20 and T4 sizes. BIRCH CREEK RESERVOIR: (April 03) The ice is unsafe. BLACKSMITH FORK RIVER: (April 03) Sergeant Mitch Lane reports that fishing at the dam on Blacksmith Fork has been excellent….

Fishing report for Central Utah April 4, 2012

BURRASTON PONDS: (April 02) Anglers report good fishing with traditional baits. CANYON VIEW PARK POND: (April 02) The pond has been stocked, and you'll find good fishing with traditional baits and lures. Fish may congregate in deeper water. DEER CREEK RESERVOIR: (April 02) The ice is gone, and you'll find open water across the reservoir. Angler Chris reported catching and…

Fishing report for Northeastern Utah April 4, 2012

BIG SANDWASH RESERVOIR: (April 02) The ice is off and fishing should be fair to good. BROUGH RESERVOIR: (April 02) The lake ice is gone. We've had reports of fair to good fishing for rainbows. We're seeing a few browns though most of the catches are rainbows between 13 and 20 inches. The reservoir has special catch-and-release regulations. You must…