Jordanelle Reservoir

Fishing report

  • Rating: Fair
  • Conditions: Try throwing jerkbaits or rattletraps at midday. Anglers who use soft plastics in depths lower than 20 feet have caught several species of fish. Also, continue to use traditional baits (worms, PowerBait) on the shoreline. There are currently 20 yellow-tagged fish in the reservoir. If you catch one of these fish, measure it to the millimeter, and email the information to Be aware of rattlesnakes near the Rock Cliff area. The reservoir is holding at 80 percent full, and water temperatures range from the mid to upper 60s.


  • Location: Wasatch County
  • Directions: Drive about 10 miles north of Heber City on Highway 40
  • Type: Blue Ribbon
  • Size: 3,300 acres
  • Elevation: 6,200 feet
  • Hours:
  • Likely catch: Yellow Perch, Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass
  • Possible catch: Brown Trout, Largemouth Bass
  • Regulations: To see what statewide or special regulations apply to this waterbody, please read the current Fishing Guidebook.
  • Site amenities: Camping sites, picnic tables and boat ramps
  • Handicap access: Yes
  • Site description:

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