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Jordanelle Reservoir

Fishing report

  • Rating: Fair
  • Conditions: The PWC ramp has docks, and it is open. Any boat can launch until Memorial Day weekend. The Rock Cliff ramp leads down to dirt because of low water levels. Be aware of floating debris coming in from the river runoff. Float tubers have had success while fishing Rapalas. Try throwing jerkbaits for smallmouth bass. Fly-fishing anglers are having success with woolly buggers in black. Also, continue to use traditional baits (like worms or PowerBait) on the shoreline. There are currently 20 yellow-tagged fish in the reservoir. If you catch one of these fish, measure it to the millimeter, and email the information to michaelslater@utah.gov. The reservoir is about 75 percent full, and water temperatures are in the low to mid 50s.

Details

  • Location: Wasatch County
  • Directions: Drive about 10 miles north of Heber City on Highway 40
  • Type: Blue Ribbon
  • Size: 3,300 acres
  • Elevation: 6,200 feet
  • Hours:
  • Likely catch: Yellow Perch, Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass
  • Possible catch: Brown Trout, Largemouth Bass
  • Regulations: To see what statewide or special regulations apply to this waterbody, please read the current Fishing Guidebook.
  • Site amenities: Camping sites, picnic tables and boat ramps
  • Handicap access: Yes
  • Site description:

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