Southeastern Utah fishing report
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Abajo Mountains: Many of the waters on the Abajo Mountains are currently inaccessible with highway vehicles.

Academy Mill Reservoir: Academy Mill Reservoir and others above Joes Valley may be inaccessible because of snow and mud.

Boulger Reservoir: Boulger Reservoir has stable ice, though access to the reservoir may be limited because of snow, ice and mud. Try using tube jigs tipped with mealworms to catch trout.

Carbon County Community Fishing Pond: This pond is closed for the winter.

Cleveland Reservoir: Cleveland Reservoir has stable ice. Try using tube jigs tipped with mealworms to catch trout.

Duck Fork Reservoir: Access to Duck Fork Reservoir, and others waters on the South Manti, may be limited because of snow, ice and mud.

Electric Lake: Anglers are catching tiger trout through the ice near the boat ramp at Electric Lake. The fishing has been best before noon using tube jigs. Use caution because there may still be open water in some parts of the lake.

Fairview Lakes: Fairview Lakes may be inaccessible with highway vehicles because of recent snow.

Ferron Reservoir: Ferron Reservoir, and other waters on the South Manti, may be inaccessible with highway vehicles.

Gigliotti Pond: On Jan. 18 Gigliotti Pond did not have stable ice.

Gooseberry Reservoir: Gooseberry Reservoir may be inaccessible because of snow and mud.

Grassy Lake: Grassy Lake and other waters on the South Manti are currently inaccessible to highway vehicles because of ice on the road.

Huntington North Reservoir: Huntington North Reservoir has unstable ice and areas of open water.

Huntington Reservoir: Anglers have been catching tiger trout at Huntington Reservoir using a paddle bug and worms, as well as red shiners.

Joes Valley Reservoir: Ice has started forming at Joes Valley Reservoir, but it is still too unstable for fishing.

Knight-Ideal Community Fishing Pond: Access to the Knight-Ideal Community Fishing Pond is closed until March 1.

La Sal Mountains: Many waters on the La Sal Mountains are either inaccessible to highway vehicles or covered with unstable ice.

Lower Fish Creek: Access may be limited as snow accumulates, but it may be accessible below Scofield dam with four-wheel drive. Try using panther martin spinners or green soft hackle flies to catch trout and chubs here.

Miller Flat Reservoir: Miller Flat Reservoir may be accessible in a four-wheel drive vehicle. Try using tube jigs tipped with mealworms to catch trout.

Millsite Reservoir and State Park: Some of the ice at Millsite Reservoir has melted off, and the remaining ice is now too unstable for fishing.

Petes Hole: Petes Hole and other waters above Joes Valley may be inaccessible because of snow, ice and mud.

Potters Ponds: Potters Ponds may be inaccessible with highway vehicles because of snow, ice and mud.

Price River: Much of the Price River through Price Canyon has frozen, making fishing impossible in many areas.

Right Fork of Huntington Creek: Many parts of Huntington Creek are frozen over. Fishing may be difficult, depending on where you go.

Scofield Reservoir: Anglers have been ice fishing near the dam cove and on the west side of the reservoir, approaching the island. They’ve reported success catching rainbow and cutthroat trout using white and chartreuse jigs tipped with chub meat or waxworms. Paddle bugs and green glow ice flies tipped with a waxworm have also worked well. Try fishing between 16 and 22 feet of water, close to the bottom.

Soup Bowl: Soup Bowl, and other waters on the South Manti, may be inaccessible with highway vehicles.

Willow Lake: Willow Lake, and other waters on the South Manti, may be inaccessible with highway vehicles.

Wrigley Springs Reservoir: Wrigley Springs Reservoir was accessible with four-wheel drive on Jan. 8, and had stable ice on the south end of the reservoir. Access may change, however, because of precipitation.

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