DWR reports good fishing at many lakes throughout Utah

Many lakes and ponds throughout Utah are not yet open to fishing due to the heavy snowfall that occurred last winter. But here are a few that are:

Carbon County Community Fishing Pond. Rainbows and bluegills have been biting at the pond in the evening and mornings, according to information from the Division of Wildlife Respources. Try using a Jake’s lure or renegade fly. A pair of osprey recently moved into the area and are frequently seen fishing from the pond, according ot July 2 observations.

Cleveland Reservoir. The reservoir is full. Water temp. 51-55 degrees. Visibility is about 5′-6′. The fishing has been slow.

Ferron Creek. Slow fishing. Not a lot of large fish.

Ferron Reservoir. Fishing is fair. Water is starting to clear up.

Gigliotti Pond. The pond is stocked with rainbow trout. This is a great place for families to fish with a lot of success, officials say. Jake’s lures tend to work well. Flyfishing with a renegade has proven successful. Due to its location at the mouth of the canyon, conditions can be windy.

Joes Valley Reservoir. Cutthroat are spawning, splake are deep. Tiger-muskies are in shallow water chasing chubs. Water temps are 55-60 degrees.

Knight-Ideal Pond: The pond has recently been stocked with rainbow trout. This is a great place for family friendly fishing. Try using a spotted, gold Jake’s lure or a renegade fly.

Lloyds Lake: Water is high. Fishing in deeper water in front of the dam is a great spot for rainbow trout. Powerbait, Jakes, Night Crawlers are all working. Renegade flies work great, officials say.

Recapture Reservoir: Fishing is “really hot” for large mouth bass and pike in the flooded willows!

Scofield Reservoir: Fishing on Scofield has been great. Water temperature is 54-60 degrees at the surface. The reservoir level is 76% full and rising. There are plenty of rainbows, cutthroats and chubs.