Utah’s Outdoor News 6-14-19

posted in: Outdoor News 0

Utah’s Weekly Outdoor News for the week of June 14th 2019. There are some amazing thing to do this weekend. You can tour an active dinosaur quarry, or have a great chance at catching Kokanee Salmon at Strawberry Reservoir. A recent article stated that gas prices should start to fall over the next couple of weeks. This should make getting outdoors a bit easier on your wallet.

Outdoor News

Up to date water levels at some of the majors lakes around Utah. – CUWCD.com.
Seeking Shambhala has a new post on the Shingle Creek area of the Uintas. – SeekingShambhala.blogspot.com.
New state record catch and release Lake Trout and Flaming Gorge is 48″ long. – UtahDWRTwitter.
Boreal Frogs will travel over 2 miles to reach their breeding sites. – UtahDWRFacebook.
Gill net survey at Echo Reservoir shows some large Bass, Catfish, and Brown Trout. – UtahDWRTwitter.
Ferron Mountain Road is now open to Willow Lake according to the Forrest Service.
Payson Lakes Campground is now open
The Nebo Loop is now open to Blackhawk Campground. Then the road is closed do to hazards. – Forest Service Facebook.
Development begins on app that will track parking, trail crowding in Zion National Park. – StGeorgeUtah.com.
Cub Scout day camps may be coming to an end. – HJNews.com.
Fish Lake Resort is hiring for the season. – Facebook.com.
Lots of debris floating into Rockport Reservoir so be careful. – Facebook.com.
Utah Lake State Park Law Enforcement dock closed to fishing. – Facebook.com.
Video on the Antelope Island Bison Roundup. – Video.KUED.org.
Things to do at and around Lake Powell without a houseboat. KSL.com.
Utah’s snowpack has grown, many reservoirs across the state are full. HeraldExtra.com.
Great Salt Lake and other water bodies near capacity. – Fox13Now.com.
BLM planning controlled burns in Utah County to help slow wildfires. – HeraldExtra.com.
Utah DWR enlists big sweetie to help track poachers. – Sltrib.com.
Many gathered to attempt a world record at a floating festival. – ABC4Utah.com.

Nick submitted this picture of his family limiting out on Kokanee Salmon last weekend at Strawberry Reservoir. If you would like to submit news, pictures, or stories please email [email protected]

Utah Outdoors Salmon

Recent Fish Stocking

Fish Lake was recently stocked with Splake on June 12th. Tiger Trout were stocked on June 11th and a lot of Kokanne have been stocked there this year.
10″ Channel Catfish were recently stocked in several community ponds.
Scofield Reservoir was recently stocked with Walleye, Tiger Musky, Cutthroat, and Tiger trout.
Several community ponds were recently stocked with 8″ wiper.

Upcoming Outdoor Events

June 14th – Williard Bay. Wild West movie at the state park. – Facebook.com.
June 14th – 15th – Goblin Valley State Park. Free tour of active Dinosaur quarry. – Facebook.com.
June 15th – Red Fleet Reservoir. Redlands at Channel X94 Paddlefest. – Facebook.com.
June 15th – Lee Kay Center. – Open House includes shooting, dog training, and bird watching. – Facebook.com.
June 15th – Dead Horse Point. Join a Park Ranger to learn about the geological history of the park. – Facebook.com.
June 21st – 22nd – Homestead Resort. Solstice Flute Festival. – SolsticeFlute.org.
July 13th. Yuba Reservoir State Park. Sand castle building competition. – Facebook.com.