Nine Mile Reservoir

Fishing report

  • Rating: Slow
  • Conditions: Water levels are very low, so try using spinner baits or traditional baits (such as PowerBait or nightcrawlers). You may catch a few tiger trout or rainbows. Also, try throwing a curly tailed grub for results. The reservoir is being drained to meet irrigation needs, so the daily bag and possession limit has been increased to 8 fish. That limit will remain in place until Jan. 1, 2016.


  • Location: Sanpete County
  • Directions: Accessible from US-89 just south of Sterling. It is six miles east of Gunnision and six miles south of Manti.
  • Type: Fishing
  • Size: 213 acres
  • Elevation: 5,402 feet
  • Hours: 24-hour access
  • Likely catch: Rainbow Trout
  • Possible catch: Tiger Trout
  • Regulations: To see what statewide or special regulations apply to this waterbody, please read the current Fishing Guidebook.
  • Site amenities: None
  • Handicap access: None
  • Site description: The primary recreational use of Nine Mile Reservoir is fishing. There are no facilities of any sort. Convenience stores are located in nearby Sterling.

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