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Currant Creek Reservoir

Fishing report

  • Rating: Fair
  • Conditions: Anglers report slow to fair fishing for cutthroats, rainbows and tiger trout. The best time to fish has been in the early morning or late afternoon/evening. Anglers who have fish finders report seeing the fish cruising at about 30 feet down, so try deeper-running lures and baits. Use deep-drifting worms or float a worm-and-marshmallow combination a few feet above the bottom. A recent fish-population survey caught fish up to six pounds, and almost all of the fish had been feeding on snails. The Uintas have received heavy rains over the past few weeks

Details

  • Location: Wasatch County
  • Directions: Take the Currant Creek exit north from Highway 40 and drive for 14 miles
  • Type: Fishing
  • Size: 305 acres, 17,240 acre-ft
  • Elevation: 7,683 feet
  • Hours: 24/7
  • Likely catch: Cutthroat Trout
  • Possible catch: Mountain Whitefish
  • Regulations: To see what statewide or special regulations apply to this waterbody, please read the current Fishing Guidebook.
  • Site amenities: Forest Service campground, boat ramp, restrooms, and a fish cleaning station
  • Handicap access: Fishing pier and restrooms
  • Site description: Currant Creek Reservoir is a beautiful, high-alpine water set in a huge valley with pines and aspen. The reservoir has abundant native cutthroat trout. The surrounding streams have cutthroat and brown trout and mountain whitefish. There is a developed campground and lots of primitive camping in the area.

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