Brough Reservoir

Fishing report

  • Rating: Fair
  • Conditions: There are no recent fishing reports, but fishing usually improves as the water cools. Brough has catch-and-release regulations. You can only use flies and lures: bait and scented or salted lures and flies are not allowed. See the Utah Fishing Guidebook for details.


  • Location: Leota Bench in Uintah County.
  • Directions: Drive on SR-88 four miles south of Highway 40, west of Vernal.
  • Type: Blue Ribbon
  • Size: 128 Acres
  • Elevation: 5,115 Feet
  • Hours: No restrictions
  • Likely catch: Rainbow Trout
  • Possible catch: Brown Trout
  • Regulations: To see what statewide or special regulations apply to this waterbody, please read the current Fishing Guidebook.
  • Site amenities: There are no improvements. Primitive camping is allowed. Boats can be launched from the north side.
  • Handicap access:
  • Site description: Brough is a small irrigation reservoir located in western Uintah County. Brough is managed as a Blue Ribbon trophy trout water. Brough is known for large rainbow and brown trout. The reservoir receives very little angling pressure and has a great view of the Uinta Mountains.

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