Ferron Reservoir

Fishing report

  • Rating: Fair
  • Conditions: On July 17, Tom Ogden fly fished for two hours from a tube. He caught four rainbow trout and two brook trout ranging from 13 to 16 inches in length. He used a size 6 bead head soft hackle fly or a size 8 bead head olive leech. On July 16, conservation officer James Thomas reported good fishing with worms and green PowerBait. On July 6, the reservoir was stocked with several thousand pan-sized cutthroat trout. The reservoir was also stocked with 2,000 10-inch rainbow trout in mid-June. Conservation officer TJ Robertson reported slow fishing after his most recent visit. Robertson noted that anglers in watercraft were doing better than shoreline anglers. Officer JD Abbott reported fair fishing with PowerBait and worms.


  • Location: Sanpete County
  • Directions: Drive on improved gravel Forest Service roads 28 miles west of Ferron or 19 miles east of Mayfield
  • Type: Fishing
  • Size: 57 acres
  • Elevation: 9,472 feet
  • Hours: No restrictions
  • Likely catch: Brook Trout, Rainbow Trout
  • Possible catch: Cutthroat Trout
  • Regulations: To see what statewide or special regulations apply to this waterbody, please read the current Fishing Guidebook.
  • Site amenities: An unimproved boat ramp, private campground, primitive camping and hiking
  • Handicap access: Limited; around the unimproved ramp
  • Site description: Ferron Reservoir lies in an attractive alpine basin east of the Skyline Drive on the Wasatch Plateau. Ferron is near Willow Lake and Duck Fork Reservoir. Snow at the reservoir usually lasts well into late spring, and summer storms can make roads very slick.

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