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Heber Valley takes top spots in best places to fish in Utah

Posted On
Feb 09, 2016

Utah is a fisherman's heaven. Rivers, streams, ponds and lakes dot the desert landscape and provide some of the greatest fishing all year long. Week in and week out through out the year Deer Creek, Jordanelle, and Strawberry reservoirs attract fisherman from all over the state and beyond. Tantilizing anglers to with trophy sized trout, big and small mouth bass, and even the elusive kokanee salmon. 

Amberjack Journal is an online fishing guide network to help get anglers get connected to local guides and find new places to fish. In January, they created a list of the top places to fish in Utah and named Deer Creek/Provo River as number one and Strawberry Reservoir number two. - 6 Places You Have to Fish in Utah 

Amberjack had some high praise for our great state, "Utah’s 'home water' is also one of the country’s top tailwater fisheries. Both the Middle and Lower Provo maintain a healthy stream-flow year round, enabling consistent dry fly, nymph and streamer fishing opportunities for brown and rainbow trout." 

Fishing in Heber Valley is good business and has attracted serveral different companies to the area such as Sportsmen's Warehouse, a national brand and very popular outdoor sporting goods store, as well as a few local fly fishing outfitters, Fish Heads Fly Shop and Rocky Mountain Outfitters.

For more information about fishing and addtional highlights on places to go in the Heber Valley check our blog, and the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources for reports and other fishing conditions.