PROVO RIVER, MIDDLE: (January 06) Angling pressure is consistent. Try using prince nymphs (size 18), red zebra midges (size 20), rainbow glo bugs and worm patterns. Anglers have reported catching 14- to 15-inch browns and 12- to 13-inch rainbow trout. For those that are spin casting, try using Mepps Aglia Streamers, gold spinners and minnow-imitating lures. Remember, fish aren't as active during the winter. Allow your lure to drift and then slowly reel back in.
SALEM POND: (January 06) The majority of the pond is frozen. The east arm that goes under the bridge has open water. Ice fishing is prohibited on Salem Pond per Salem City Ordinance. Try using traditional methods such as Powerbait under a bobber, nightcrawler tipped with a marshmallow and salmon eggs.
SETTLEMENT CANYON RESERVOIR: (January 06) The reservoir has frozen over with reports indicating four to five inches of ice. Anglers have been catching 10- to 14-inch tiger trout near the dam. Try using white and/or glow tube jigs, pink ratfinkees, white paddle bugs and/or gold tungsten jig tipped with mealworms, nightcrawlers, wax worms or Powerbait.
SILVER LAKE: (January 06) The lake has frozen over and the gate leading to Silver Lake is closed for the season.
SPANISH OAKS RESERVOIR: (January 06) The pond is closed for the 2017 winter season.
SPRING LAKE: (January 06) The lake has frozen over. Please use caution when ice fishing. Try using white tube jigs and/or pink or chartreuse ratfinkees tipped with bait.
STRAWBERRY RESERVOIR: (January 06) The reservoir is frozen. Reports indicate that Soldier Creek Bay has six to eight inches of ice, the Ladders has five to six inches of ice, Jakes Bay has five to six inches of ice and Strawberry Bay has six to seven inches of ice. Fishing has been fast and slow. Anglers have reported catching 16- to 21-inch cutthroat trout and 18- to 22-inch rainbow trout. Try using pink and/or pearl paddle bugs, pearl and/or glow Maniac Cut R Bugs, pink, white, and/or chartreuse rat finkees, white and/or glow tube jigs and glow white and/or pink-white curly tail grubs. Popular baits to tip with are mealworms, wax worms, nightcrawlers, chub meat and Powerbait.
THISTLE CREEK: (January 06) Shallow pools and slower-moving waters are frozen. Please use caution. Try using mayfly nymphs, zebra midges, rainbow sow bugs and worm patterns (sizes 16-20). San Juan worms are an excellent choice.
TIBBLE FORK RESERVOIR: (January 06) Tibble Fork Reservoir has been drained and is still under construction.
UTAH LAKE: (January 06) The lake has iced over. There are no recent ice thickness or angling reports. Please use extreme caution when venturing on the ice.
VERNON RESERVOIR: (January 06) The reservoir has frozen over and reports indicate six to eight inches of ice. Anglers have reported catching tiger trout, brown trout and rainbow trout in 10 to 15 feet of water near the south end of the reservoir. Try using rat finkees tipped with mealworms, glow tube jigs tipped with wax worms and/or curly tail grubs tipped with wax worms.
VIVIAN PARK POND: (January 06) The pond is frozen. There have been no recent angler reports. Please use caution when ice fishing.
WILLOW POND: (January 06) The pond is frozen. Ice fishing is prohibited on Willow Pond per Murray City ordinance.
YUBA RESERVOIR & STATE PARK: (January 06) The reservoir has iced over and reports indicate soft edges with about four inches of ice. For pike, try using minnow-imitating lures, vertical spoons tipped with minnow heads and/or swimming jigs tipped with bait. For perch, try using 1/32- or 1/64-ounce rat finkee, orange, pink or chartreuse gizzy bug and/or white tube jig tipped with bait.