Jordanelle Reservoir

Fishing report

  • Rating: Fair
  • Conditions: Smallmouth bass are biting now that the water is warmer. Try throwing jerkbaits or rattletraps at midday. Also, continue to use traditional baits (worms and 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 Also, be aware of rattlesnakes that may be basking in the sun near the shoreline. There have been sightings near Rock Cliff and at the Perimeter Trail. The reservoir is about 87 percent full, and water temperatures are in the upper 60s and lower 70s.


  • 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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