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East Canyon Reservoir & State Park

Fishing report

  • Rating: Good
  • Conditions: Fishing continues to be very good, and many anglers are limiting out. Shore anglers report success with worms and Power Bait. Boaters report using pop gear and fishing at depths of about 20 feet. Try using shiny spoons or Jake's lures. The boat docks are now in the water, so there is plenty of boating access. For news about upcoming events, including Lek and Loon Day on April 25, visit the East Canyon State Park website. Many thanks to Park Ranger Kent Cummings for that report.

Details

  • Location: Morgan County
  • Directions: From I-80, take Highway 65 north to the reservoir (access closed during the winter). From Henifer, take Highway 65 to Highway 66 heading west to the reservoir.
  • Type: State park
  • Size: 685 acres
  • Elevation: 5,705 feet
  • Hours: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Likely catch: Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass
  • Possible catch: Brown Trout, Black Crappie, Tiger Trout
  • Regulations: To see what statewide or special regulations apply to this waterbody, please read the current Fishing Guidebook.
  • Site amenities: Campgrounds, picnic tables, boating, restrooms, beaches, swimming and concessions
  • Handicap access: Some facilities in the State Park areas
  • Site description: East Canyon State Park offers several recreation areas: Dixie Creek, Big Rock, Rivers Edge, Large Spring, and Mormon Flat. Though amenities vary by area, general park facilities include: Boat ramp, tent and RV camping, sites with full hookups, day and group-use areas, restrooms, showers, fish cleaning station and sewage disposal. Reservations may be made online at stateparks.utah.gov or by calling (801) 322-3770 within the Salt Lake City area or toll-free at (800) 322-3770.

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