Deer Creek Reservoir
Conditions last updated: 06/23/2016
Latest fishing report
Anglers are catching walleye from boats and the island at sunrise. Try using a gold bladed panther martin or three-inch tube jigs. Boat anglers report great fishing using nightcrawlers and pop gear near the island area. Smallmouth bass are being caught near the shoreline. The island and main entrance now have gates. These gates close at 10 p.m. and reopen at 6 a.m. Campsites in the campground now require reservations.
Juvenile quagga mussels have been confirmed in a water sample taken from Deer Creek Reservoir. As such, all watercraft exiting Deer Creek are legally required to decontaminate. Decontamination stations are currently operating, but you may want to call ahead to check operating hours. Call the state park at 435-654-0171 to check on current conditions or visit Deer Creek on Facebook to see the latest updates. The reservoir is holding steady at 90 percent full. (Updated 06-23-2016)
- Location: Southwest corner of Heber Valley
- Directions: Ten miles south of Heber City on Highway 189
- Type: State park
- Size: 2,960 acres
- Elevation: 5,400 feet
- Likely catch: Largemouth Bass, Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye
- Possible catch: Brown Trout, Yellow Perch
- Regulations: To see what statewide or special regulations apply to this waterbody, please read the current Fishing Guidebook.
- Site amenities: State Park, ADA camping, ADA trails, RV hookups, food service and showers
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