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Southeastern Region report

Information compiled by Brent Stettler
DWR Southeast Region Outreach Manager

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Waterbody Report
Abajo Mountains
2014-09-04
Fair
Conservation Officer Dennis Shumway reports improved fishing at Lloyds Lake. Anglers are catching trout as large as 15 inches using PowerBait or dry flies.
Cleveland Reservoir
2014-09-04
Fair
Tom Ogden fly fished for two hours on Aug. 25 and caught four rainbow trout ranging from 14-16 inches long. He used fast-sinking line and a size 6 beadhead purple leech. One Price resident reported consistently good fishing with a silver or gold Shad Rap.
Duck Fork Reservoir
2014-09-04
Slow
On Aug. 23, Randall Stilson reported slow fishing with a large variety of lures.
Grassy Lake
2014-09-04
Fair
On Aug. 31, Kathy Jo Martinez reported fair to good fishing with both nightcrawlers and lemon twist PowerBait.
Huntington North Reservoir
2014-09-04
Slow
On Aug. 28, Tom Ogden fly fished from a kick boat. In five hours, he caught two 17-inch wipers, four green sunfish (from 7-9 inches), and eight chubs (from 12-14 inches). Tom used fast-sinking line and a size 6 beadhead soft hackle fly.
Huntington Reservoir
2014-09-04
Slow
Tom Ogden and two others fished for seven hours from kick boats. In that time, they caught 32 tiger trout ranging from 8-20 inches long. The best tackle was size 6-8 soft hackle flies or red leeches on fast-sinking line. Tom observed a number of other shoreline and boat anglers, but other didn't seem to be catching many fish.
Joes Valley Reservoir
2014-09-04
Slow
Over Labor Day weekend, Brandon Behling reported slow fishing. He and his nephew fished from the rocks on the east side, hoping to hook a tiger muskie. Although they had bites, they were unable to land one of the big ones.

Aquatics Manager Justin Hart reported that a friend caught a 36-inch tiger muskie over the weekend. To catch a tiger, Justin recommends large crankbaits, large jigs, large spoons or large pieces of chub meat.
Lower Green River
2014-09-04
Slow
Walt Maldonado reports slow fishing along the lower Green River near the town of Green River. The river has been running thick and red. P&D Ace Hardware in Green River will be sponsoring a catfish contest during the week of Melon Days, which will be from September 15-20. Prizes will include rods and reels.
Miller Flat Reservoir
2014-09-04
Fair
On Aug. 25, Tom Ogden fly fished for three hours and caught 19 rainbow trout ranging from 11-15 inches. He used fast-sinking line and a beadhead purple leech, beadhead soft hackle fly, or green meenie. All flies were sizes 6-8.
Millsite Reservoir & State Park
2014-09-04
Slow
Brandon Behling reported generally slow fishing over the Labor Day holiday weekend. Silver spoons and lures performed best. He tried using a variety of colors of PowerBait without success.
Petes Hole
2014-09-04
Fair
On Aug. 31, Kathy Jo Martinez and two other anglers reported fair to good fishing using lemon twist PowerBait molded onto a single bait hook floated off the bottom. Kathy Jo also enjoyed fast action by casting and retrieving Pistol Petes.
Soup Bowl
2014-09-04
Good
Fishing is good using PowerBait or nightcrawlers.

 

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