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Fishing The Aholic River and the Lakes and Ponds about Beaver, Utah

Fishing Beaver, Utah

From Bass fishing to Wiper, Trout, and Catfish, Southwestern Utah is a abundance accession of fishing spots, but one of my admired places to visit is the Aholic River abreast Beaver, Utah.

The river itself can be fished in two areas; aloft the boondocks of Aholic area it runs forth Artery 153, and to the west of Aholic area you can angle the river beneath Minersville Reservoir. The Aholic river contains Rainbow, Amber and Beck trout and it’s abounding assorted times throughout the year but it additionally contains a ton of built-in fish.

Beaver River Amber Trout
Fishing the Aholic River aloft the boondocks of Beaver, Utah

Fishing the Reservoirs and Lakes forth the Aholic River in the Tushar Mountains

Rainbow Trout bent on the Aholic River in Utah application a Banty Tail

Personally, I could angle the river all day and be happy, but there are times with you aloof appetite to able accessible a beer and booty it easy, which is aback we grab the Jon baiter and arch on over to one of the abounding little lakes, ponds and reserviors that are amid aloof account from the capital river on FS-137 or Kents Basin Rd.

Drinking a beer while fishing the Tushar Abundance Lakes

What to apprehend aback fishing the rivers, reservoirs, and lakes in the Tushar Mountains abreast Beaver, Utah

Fishing Little Backlog in Utah

Catching a Trout on Little Backlog abreast Beaver, Utah

Located about 12 afar East of Beaver, appropriate off of the 153, at an acclivity of 7,359 ft. Little backlog is a nice little basin that contains a lot of abate Bubble Trout and some Amber Trout. There accept been some monster Browns bent out of this lake, but best of what you are activity to acquisition during the day is a lot of Rainbows. The basin is abounding throughout the year, and we’ve never had a botheration communicable angle out of Little Reservoir.

Fishing The Three Kents Lakes

Cutthroat Trout bent at Kents Basin Utah

Lower Kents Basin (Tushar)

Just up the alley from Little Backlog at an acclivity of 8658 ft., is the Lower Kents Lake. This basin can be hit or miss, and can sometimes get a little awash with campers, but aback it’s acceptable this basin can be a lot of fun to fish. Your best acceptable catches at this basin accommodate Bloodthirsty Trout, Beck Trout, and some Tiger Trout

Kents Basin

Located at an acclivity of 8790 ft., Kents basin is one of the bigger lakes on Aholic Mountain. This basin contains Rainbow, Cutthroat, Brook trout, and some acceptable admeasurement tigers.

Upper Kents Basin

About a half-mile away, at an acclivity of 8989 ft., High Kents is a abundant abode to ambition Brook, Cutthroat, Bubble Trout.

Fising the College Acclivity Lakes in the Tushar Mountains

Catching a Trout in a Basin in the Tushar Mountains

The college you go up into the Tushar Mountains east of Beaver, the craven the lakes become!

Fishing Anderson Meadow

If you’re attractive to get abroad from the crowds, Anderson Meadow Backlog is a acceptable abode to get started. Anderson Meadow contains bubble and beck trout.

A little warning, this is what the anchorage can still attending like in the summer (this was from a cruise in May), so accept that abounding of these areas could be aloof or blocked by snow!

Fishing Lebaron Lake

Lebaron Backlog sits at an acclivity of 9905 ft. authoritative it the accomplished basin on Aholic Mountain. The basin is about 23 acres, with depths extensive about 21 feet. If you are attractive for some of the bigger fish in the Tushar Mountains, this is a abundant abode to acquisition big bubble trout, beck trout, and Arctic grayling. And for those who abhorrence crowds, it’s usually one of the less populated lakes on the mountain.

Fly Fishing the Aholic River in Utah

Fishing Puffer Basin

At 65 acres, extensive base of 50 feet, Puffer Basin is the better accustomed basin in the Tushars. The basin is a abundant abode to ambition Beck Trout, Rainbows and occasionally Cutthroats. Most of the basin is amidst by clandestine property, but there are a brace of places to barrage a baby baiter and already you are out on the basin fishing admission is unrestricted.

Fishing Three Creeks Reservoir

If you accomplish your way up the 153, attending out for FR-147; actuality you will acquisition Three Creeks Reservoir. The basin is generally drained in the backward summer to accommodate baptize for bounded farms, but it is abounding throughout the year aback the backlog is full. If you are attractive to angle this lake, the best times are amid Advance and July.

Fishing Merchant Basin Dam

Rainbow Trout bent on the Aholic River abreast a Dam

Merchant Basin Dam is appropriate abutting to the capital road, and if you brought a acceptable brace of cossack you’re acceptable to acquisition a advantageous citizenry of native fish.  

Fishing Minersville Reservoir

Located West of Beaver, about 15 afar west of I-15, is Minersville Reservoir. The fishery at Minersville Reservoir was already advised a bays lake. While altitude aren’t what they were aback in the 90s aback bays trout were commonly bent at the lake, there are still some appealing acceptable admeasurement brown, cutthroat, and tiger trout. The basin additionally has Wipers, Utah Chub, and a appropriate citizenry of Smallmouth Bass.


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