Blue Ribbon Fisheries

SR 311 bridge

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General information

This day-use access point provides convenient access to a slow moving, meandering section of the Strawberry River. Anglers will find fishing opportunities in deep runs and pools. Some braided channels present and riffles are scattered between deeper sections. No amenities are provided at this site.

Location

This access point is located approximately 1.5 miles downstream from the Starvation Reservoir Dam. The UTM coordinates for this access point are 548,634 meters east and 4,447,222 meters north. Decimal degree coordinates for this location are -110.42879 longitude and 40.1739621 latitude.

Directions

From the I-80/US 40 junction, travel east on US 40, through the towns of Heber and Fruitland, for roughly 84.9 miles. Turn left onto SR 311 and travel north for 1.1 miles to reach this access point. Angler access pull-off is located near the junction of SR 311 and 23120 West. Access point is on the east side of the river, just north of SR 311.

Width

This area of Strawberry River ranges in width from 30 to 50 feet.

Depth

Depths range from 2 to 5 feet in runs and pools. A limited number of shallow riffles are present between these deeper sections.

Angling methods

Shore
Wading

Camping amenities

No on-site camping. Camping available at nearby Starvation State Park.

Other recreational activities

Wildlife viewing opportunities are available to visitors at this access point. Camping, paddle sports, water sports, and boating is also available at nearby Starvation State Park.

Amenities for the disabled

This site is not accessible to the disabled.

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