Scofield Reservoir

Fishing report

  • Rating: Slow
  • Conditions: Fishing is slow, with few exceptions, and has been slow the entire year. More anglers are catching chubs this year using tackle meant for trout like artificial flies and lures. Cutthroat and rainbow trout are the most commonly caught species. They generally range from 9 to 14 inches. Anglers rarely catch tiger trout, and, if they do, the tigers are small. The most popular baits are nightcrawlers, PowerBait and chub meat.


  • Location: Carbon County
  • Directions: East on Hwy 6 approximately 50 miles from Spanish Fork, west on Hwy 96 about 10 miles.
  • Type: Blue Ribbon
  • Size: 2,815 acres
  • Elevation: 7,618 feet
  • Hours: No restrictions
  • Likely catch: Rainbow Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Tiger Trout
  • Possible catch:
  • Regulations: To see what statewide or special regulations apply to this waterbody, please read the current Fishing Guidebook.
  • Site amenities: Two state park campgrounds with boat ramps, good shore access along southeast and west shores.
  • Handicap access: Madsen Bay boat ramp provides limited handicapped access
  • Site description: Scofield provides anglers the opportunity to catch fish from either the shore or boat. Best baits from the shore include PowerBait and worms. Boat anglers should try trolling flatfish or popgear and a worm.

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