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Clear Creek

Fishing report

  • Rating: Fair
  • Conditions: Work is progressing to remove non-native trout from the Clear Creek drainage. Much of the drainage is currently fishless, except for the stretch between Fish and Shingle creeks and inside the state park. Bonneville cutthroat trout were stocked in these two sections in 2012 and 2013.

Details

  • Location: Western Sevier County, southwest of Richfield
  • Directions: Drive approximately 20 miles east on I-70 from the I-15 junction
  • Type: Rivers
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  • Elevation: 6,000 feet
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  • Likely catch: Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout
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  • Regulations: To see what statewide or special regulations apply to this waterbody, please read the current Fishing Guidebook.
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  • Site description: Clear Creek is paralleled by I-70 west of Cove Fort. Access is easy via the old highway and frontage road. Part of the stream flows through Fremont Indian State Park.

    This is a small stream loaded with wild rainbow and brown trout. Sections of the stream were relocated during the construction of I-70 and fish habitat structures added at that time, creating some easily identified "fishing holes." Try a worm drifted through the holes, or a small spinner. If flyfishing, an elk hair caddis or Wulff pattern usually works.

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