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Idaho's Upper Snake Region Fishing Report April 13, 2012

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.

Fishing Report for Northeastern Utah April 13, 2012

BIG SANDWASH RESERVOIR: (April 13) The ice is off and fishing should be fair to good. BROUGH RESERVOIR: (April 13) The lake ice is gone. Anglers report fair to good fishing for rainbows that range from 13 to 20 inches. Anglers are also catching a few browns. The reservoir has special catch-and-release regulations. You must use flies and lures only…

Fishing Report for Northern Utah April 12, 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 12) Conservation Officer Robert Johnson reports that the ice is gone. BLACKSMITH FORK RIVER: (April 12) Conservation Officer Matt Burgess reports that fishing continues to…

Fishing Report for Southeastern Utah April 12, 2012

ABAJO MOUNTAINS: (April 12) Conservation Officer Dennis Shumway says that Blanding #4 is fishing very well and producing some nice-sized trout. Albino rainbow trout are plentiful and most anglers have been catching at least one each. PowerBait seems to work best best, but some anglers have had good luck with spinners. Bass fishing has also been picking up at Blanding…

Fishing Report for Southern Utah April 12, 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…