Scofield Reservoir

Fishing report

  • Rating: Fair
  • Conditions: On July 16, Rick Berg reported excellent fly fishing for rainbows and cutthroats in upper Fish Creek using a San Juan worm. During the past few weeks, conservation officers and anglers have reported better fishing success from boats. Most boaters have been trolling with pop gear and chubs or worms. Others have reported good luck trolling with spinners. Bank fishing has been fair to slow with most of the fish falling below the slot limit. The most popular baits are worms and PowerBait. Rainbow and lemon twist have been good colors. Chub meat has generally been the most effective bait for cutthroats and tiger trout.


  • 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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