St George Fishing
Weather you are an avid fisherman or just plan to buy a day license and cast your bait out for fun, you should consider St. George, Utah for your next fishing adventure. There are several excellent fishing opportunities in the St. George area. You can choose from the following St. George companies and fishing spots:
A Sparkling Treasure Shimmering, quivering quaking aspen cover the mountains surrounding jewel-like Panguitch Lake, it's brilliant blue waters reflecting equally brilliant blue skies.
Bryce Canyon Country Fishing
A listing of companies which provide fishing in the Bryce Canyon, Grand Staircase, Panguitch Lake and Capitol Reef areas.
Great fun for the old and young, the serious anglers, and those just looking for a good time. We have access to private trout stocked ponds within a few miles where you can fish catch and release.
With an area of 63 acres and 20 feet as an average depth Baker Reservoir is a small lake off the Santa Clara River. It is four miles north of Veyo on SR-18. Many people enjoy camping at one of ten campsites and fishing here. There are also picnic areas and vault toilets. Rainbow trout and contains brown trout, green sunfish, crayfish, redside shiner, and mountain sucker are regularly stocked in Baker Reservoir. There is no boat ramp and a usage fee.
Here in the Bull Valley Mountains (ten miles southwest of Enterprise) are two reservoirs. Upper Enterprise Reservoir is the larger of the two because is about 250 acres and an average depth of approximately 50 feet. In contrast, Lower Enterprise Reservoir is 79 acres. Many people come to these reservoirs to fish, hike, camp, and boat. The Honeycomb Campground near both lakes has 21 campsites and flush toilets. Upper Enterprise Reservoir has a boat ramp, and there are several fishing areas around both reservoirs. The reservoirs are regularly stocked with rainbow trout and smallmouth bass here. Fees are charged.
Created in the late 1960s, Gunlock Reservoir was built to help control Santa Clara River irrigation and flood water in Gunlock State Park. At two miles long and half a mile wide with the deepest point of 115 feet, Gunlock Reservoir is a quaint play spot. People like swimming, power boating, and fishing here. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources stocks the reservoir with many types of fish including: largemouth bass, black crappie, threadfin shad, and channel catfish. Camping is allowed; there are a few amenities. Gunlock Reservoir is south of the town of Gunlock.
Kolob Reservoir is very scenic with the surrounding mountains and aspen forest. The aspen forest is possible since it is at an elevation of 8,118 feet, and it does get snow and ice during the winter. However, this adds to the beauty here. In the summer many people come to fish, boat, and picnick while the water is too cool for many swimmers and water-skiers. Kolob Reservoir is stocked with brook trout, cutthroat trout, and rainbow trout. During the winter many people enjoy snowmobiling and cross country skiing. A portion of the road leading to it is unpaved and difficult to traverse during the winter. The reservoir is about 20 miles north of Virgin.
Near the Pine Valley Recreation Complex, Pine Valley Reservoir is a beautiful place for to fish for brook trout and rainbow trout. The recreation complex has over 150 campsites with restroom and picnic facilities. Pine Valley is greener than most of Southwestern Utah with pine and pinion trees, and many people come to camp and hike here. It is west of Central.
Even though Quail Creek Reservoir has a short history, it has a troubled past. Just four years after completion of the dam, it broke in 1989 on New Year's Day and flooded homes in Bloomington. It was not until 1991 when repairs to the dam were completed.
Quail Creek and the Virgin River feed this 40,000 acre reservoir in Quail Creek State Park. There are 23 camping sites with modern facilities including flush toilets, drinking water, and picnic areas with pavilions in the park. People enjoy swimming, boating, and fishing here. Fishermen will find rainbow trout, bluegill, channel catfish, crayfish, and largemouth bass in the reservoir. Quail Creek Reservoir is located 14 miles north of St. George near Interstate 15.
The recreational haven of the Sand Hollow and Sand Mountain has attracted people who ride 4-wheelers and mountain bikes for a long time. Since April 2003, when the state park officially opened a reservoir, people now enjoy boating and swimming here. People also like to fish its sizeable populations of bass and bluegill. Sand Hollow now is an oasis in the beautiful red desert of the St. George area. The reservoir is located about 15 miles east of St. George.
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