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Currant Creek Reservoir

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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 and large tiger trout. The streams feeding the reservoir have cutthroat trout and the stream below the reservoir has brown trout higher up and rainbow trout closer to Highway 40. There is a developed campground and lots of primitive camping in the area.

Latest fishing report

Biologists report slow fishing, though some anglers are having good luck catching rainbow trout near the dam. There's open water near the middle and all access points have good ice. There was about 10 inches of ice by the dam and about six inches on the north side. Please use extreme caution on any ice. We advise keeping snowmobiles off the ice at this time. If you're targeting rainbow trout, try using green or white tube jigs tipped with mealworms or wax worms. (Last update 02-07-18)

Details

  • Location: Wasatch County
  • Directions: Take the Currant Creek exit north from Highway 40 and drive for 19 miles. The road is now paved.
  • Type: Fishing
  • Size: 305 acres, 17,240 acre-ft
  • Elevation: 7,683 feet
  • Hours: 24/7
  • Likely catch: Cutthroat Trout, Tiger Trout, Rainbow 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