DWR Southeastern Utah Fishing Report
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Fishing at Scofield Reservoir is slowing down, but anglers are still catching plenty of cutthroat trout as the winter days get shorter. 
					      Photo courtesy Utah State Parks
Fishing at Scofield Reservoir is slowing down, but anglers are still catching plenty of cutthroat trout as the winter days get shorter. Photo courtesy Utah State Parks
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Academy Mill Reservoir: The roads to Academy Mill Reservoir have been snow and ice covered or very muddy, making access difficult in some places. Ice has also started forming on this and other waters on the south Manti.

Carbon County Community Fishing Pond: Fishing has been good at the Carbon County Community Fishing Pond this fall. Be aware that access to the pond will close once ice starts forming.

Cleveland Reservoir: Anglers have been catching rainbows steadily this fall using spinner lures, but ice has started forming along the dam here. The reservoir now is roughly 60 percent open water.

Duck Fork Reservoir: The roads to Duck Fork Reservoir have been snow and ice covered or very muddy, making access difficult in some places. Ice has also started forming on this and other waters on the south Manti.

Electric Lake: Anglers have had mild success catching cutthroat trout with fast-sinking line tipped with a size-8 bead head lure with a red/pink UV polar chenille body and a pink marabou tail. Anglers may once again possess kokanee salmon starting Friday, Dec. 1.

Ferron Creek: The roads to Ferron Creek have been snow and ice covered or very muddy, making access difficult in some places.

Ferron Reservoir: The roads to Ferron Reservoir have been snow and ice covered or very muddy, making access difficult in some places. Ice has also started forming on this and other waters on the south Manti.

Gigliotti Pond: Fishing has been good at Gigliotti Pond this fall using worms and PowerBait. Be aware, however, that ice may form quickly as temperatures drop in Carbon County.

Gooseberry Reservoir: Fishing has still been good at Gooseberry Reservoir, but the reservoir may soon be totally frozen over with unstable ice. As of Dec. 1, about half the Reservoir’s surface was frozen.

Grassy Lake: The roads to Grassy Lake have been snow and ice covered or very muddy, making access difficult in some places. Ice has also started forming on this and other waters on the south Manti.

Huntington Creek: Anglers have had mild success catching brown trout in Huntington Creek using renegades or prince nymphs.

Huntington Reservoir: Anglers report that fishing at Huntington Reservoir has been steady throughout the fall, especially when fishing from a watercraft. This reservoir, however, and others on the Manti Skyline, may soon be covered in unstable ice.

Knight-Ideal Community Fishing Pond: Fishing has been good at the Knight-Ideal Community Fishing Pond this fall. Be aware that access to the pond will close once ice starts forming.

Lower Fish Creek: Anglers have had good success catching trout and chubs using green soft hackle flies and panther martin spinners.

Miller Flat Reservoir: Anglers have had good success this fall catching rainbows with spinner lures. Be aware that ice may soon start forming on this and other waters on the Manti National Forest.

Petes Hole: The roads to Petes Hole have been snow and ice covered or very muddy, making access difficult in some places. Ice has also started forming on this and other waters on the south Manti.

Potters Ponds: The fishing at Potters Ponds has been steady throughout the fall, but access to the ponds may soon be limited by snow, ice or mud. The ponds will also start freezing over very soon.

Scofield Reservoir: The fishing at Scofield has slowed a bit, but anglers are still catching plenty of cutthroat trout using bead head soft hackle flies in black, green and pearl combinations. Bead head crystal buggers in tan, peacock and pearl combinations have also worked well. Chub patterns or other gray soft plastics may also be effective. Some ice has been forming in the dam cove; this ice may come and go daily until temperatures drop.

Soup Bowl: The roads to Soup Bowl have been snow and ice covered or very muddy, making access difficult in some places. Ice has also started forming on this and other waters on the south Manti.

Willow Lake: The roads to Willow Lake have been snow and ice covered or very muddy, making access difficult in some places. Ice has also started forming on this and other waters on the south Manti.

Wrigley Springs Reservoir: The roads to Wrigley Springs Reservoir have been snow and ice covered or very muddy, making access difficult in some places. Ice has also started forming on this and other waters on the south Manti.

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