Minersville Reservoir Fishing Report near Beaver, Utah

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Minersville Reservoir

on April 25th

Utah's most heavily poisoned lake, you could say Minersville Reservoir has a small chub problem. Still, between poisonings, the trout fishing was very good. However, rising costs and the lack of permenitne results lead the DWR to stop fighting it and just manage the lake for trophy trout, which the huge forage base of chubs helps create. Chub imitating lures work well for the biggest trout. Fishing is best at ice-off, when the fish are shallow looking for a place to spawn. Float tubes are popular. Fly anglers use sinking line and strip olive, brown, or black woolly bugger, bead-head nymphs, and leech patterns in dark colors, especially black and brown. The only time dry flies work well are during the huge, but infrequent, midge hatches in June. If the trout are being difficult the day you are out, try fishing near rocky points and the dam. Soft plastics, crankbaits, and topwaters (low light periods only) work the best. Special Regulations: Artificial flies and lures only. The trout limit is one over 22 inches; all trout under 22 inches must be tossed back. THe cement outlet channel between the dam and spillway is closed.

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