Blue Ribbon Fisheries

Upper WMA

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General information

This day-use access point is located on a Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Wildlife Management Area (WMA). Anglers will find meandering stretches of river that provide great tailwater fishing opportunities around every bend. No camping or fires are permitted on WMA.

Location

This access point is located approximately 5 miles downstream from the Soldier Creek Dam. The UTM coordinates for this access point are 508,561 meters east and 4,442,422 meters north. Decimal degree coordinates for this location are -110.89951 longitude and 40.1320817 latitude.

Directions

From the I-80/US 40 junction, travel east on US 40, through the towns of Heber and Fruitland, for roughly 64.3 miles. Turn right onto Red Creek Road (41950 West) and travel south for 6 miles. Turn right onto Strawberry River/Camelot Road (9980 South) and travel west for approximately 10.6 miles to reach this access point. Access point is located at the end of the public access portion of the Strawberry River Rd.

Width

This area of Strawberry River ranges in width from 15 to 25 feet.

Depth

This area of the Strawberry River varies in depth from 1-2 feet in riffles and runs to 2-3 feet in pools along meander bends.

Angling methods

Shore
Wading

Camping amenities

Day-use area only, no fires or camping permitted on WMA. Camping available in Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest.

Other recreational activities

Wildlife viewing is available at this access point. Camping, picnicking, hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, OHV riding, snowmobiling, mountain biking, boating, water sports, and scenic driving available in nearby Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest.

Amenities for the disabled

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