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FISHING SPOT OF THE WEEK: EAST CANYON RESERVOIR

Directions--35 miles east of Salt Lake City. Take I-80 to East Canyon cutoff and head south. Or, I-80 to Henefer cutoff and go north.

Description--Mountain lake with about 600 surface acres of water and very deep--150 to 200 feet in spots. Steo banks.

Fish: Rainbow, brown and cutthroat trout

Very few kokanee salmon

Details:

Best fishing mid to late June when water is cooler and fish are in closer to share. As water warms, fish move into deeper water and away from shore. Consistantly good producer. Annually stocked in May with 300,000 three-inch fingerlings. By following spring reach about 12 inches.

NOTES: Fish are scattered all over reservoir. fishermen need to move around to find them. If trolling, work those areas where fish are. Stream closes Aug. 16 for kokanee run. Because the reservoir has low oxygen level in the summer, fish concentrate, which results in anchor worm problem. fish with the worms may look bad, but are safe to eat.