Utah Fishing Destinations

Montes Creek Reservoir

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass

The Montes Creek Reservoir in Utah is a great spot for fishing enthusiasts. You can find trout, catfish, and bass in the reservoir. The nearby activities include hiking, camping, and boating. The best fishing tips are to use lures that mimic the local baitfish and to fish near the deeper parts of the reservoir. The best time to visit is in the spring when the weather is mild, and the fish are active. The average temperature during that time of year is 60-70°F. Get driving directions.

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Fish Species

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The apache trout is considered to be critically endangered by the IUCN.

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This is the largest catfish of the family Ictaluridae, reported to grow to 120 lb. (54 kg).

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The kelp bass, a member of a large group of seabasses, which inhabit the eastern Pacific, is a robust fish ...