Scofield Reservoir

Fishing report

  • Rating: Fair
  • Conditions: Last week, State Park Manager Jonathan Hunt reported slow fishing. His fishing party spent four hours on the water and caught 12 cutthroats. On Nov. 13, Sergeant Stacey Jones reported good fishing in the morning, but slower fishing by midday when the wind picked up. Stacey recommends using chub meat, worms and spinners. The best places to fish are the point opposite Mountain View State Park or by the dam.


  • 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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