La Sal Mountains

Latest fishing report

Kens Lake was stocked on Oct. 10 with 700 rainbow trout averaging more than 11 inches long. Rattlesnake Ranch Pond was stocked with 2,000 rainbow trout on Oct. 10. Dons Lake and Hidden Lake were both stocked with more than 700 rainbow trout on July 9. Dark Canyon Lake and several others on the La Sal Mountains have been stocked with several thousand rainbow trout averaging about 10 inches in length this year. Try using worms, PowerBait or spinners for catching these. Access to waterbodies on the La Sal mountains may be limited due to recent snowfall, and many of these waterbodies will soon freeze over. (Last update 11-15-18)


  • Location: San Juan county
  • Directions: From Moab, take Highway 191 southeast and exit at San Juan County RD, head east until you reach La Sal Mountain Loop Rd
  • Type: Fishing
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  • Elevation: Up to 12,000 feet
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  • Likely catch: Rainbow Trout, Brook Trout, Tiger Trout
  • Possible catch: Cutthroat Trout
  • Regulations: To see what statewide or special regulations apply to this waterbody, please read the current Fishing Guidebook.
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