Deer Creek Reservoir

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Latest fishing report

There is no ice on the reservoir. Anglers are catching 15- to 17-inch rainbows, 16- to 18-inch browns, 14- to 16-inch walleyes and a few five-pound rainbows. Shore anglers have had success catching browns near the south side of dam fishing one to two feet off the bottom using nightcrawlers. Boat anglers have had success trolling anywhere from 1.8-2.1 mph with the lure suspended in 12 to 30 feet of water, and using a pink squid behind a pink galaxy D & H Custom Lures dodger, pink D & H Custom Lures Three Eyed Minnow, chartreuse Mack's Wedding Ring, or D & H Custom Lures Moon Jelly Minnow. (Last update 02-12-18)


  • 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
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  • 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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