Scofield Reservoir

Fishing report

  • Rating: Good
  • Conditions: On Oct. 21, Aquatics Program Manager Justin Hart reported that fishing is improving. One group of four anglers that they caught 70 trout in the 20- to 22-inch range the weekend before. The party fished from a boat and had been jigging vertically or casting spinners, spoons and crankbaits. Justin says that chub meat is the best bait. On Oct. 25, aquatics technician Rick Berg fished on the bottom with chub meat and said fishing was fast for cutthroat that were below or within the slot.


  • 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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