Utah’s Outdoor News 6-21-19

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Welcome to Utah’s Outdoor News for the week of June 21st 2019. The snow is melting really quick and some of the Uintas campgrounds are opening for the first time this weekend. You can now get a trailer into Paradise Park Campground. The road to Las Sal Pass is still blocked on both sides. In the lower areas bass fishing is starting to heat up. Have fun out there and let me know how your weekend was.j

News

Many Flock to Duchesne County to see Upper Stillwater Dam spill over. – Kutv.com.
Off-roaders reminded to stick to designated trails after 2 vehicles get stuck at Soapstone. – Kutv.com.
Utah Lake has almost reached full water capacity which hasn’t happened since 2011. Utah Lake SP Facebook..
Baby California condor spotted near Arizona-Utah line. – KSL.com.
DWR posted a video of wildlife using the new crossing bridge over Parleys Summit. – DWR Twitter.
The Nature Center at the Rock Cliff area of Jordanelle Reservoir is closed due to flooding. – Jordanelle SP Facebook.
What to do when you encounter a rattle snake. – StGeorgeUtah.com.
Utah DWR has been stocking catfish in community ponds lately. – DWR Twitter.
Paradise Campground is now accessible with a high ground clearance vehicle. Ashley National Forest Facebook.
It’s national pollinator week. Video with bats, bees, and humming birds. – DWR Twitter.
Up to date water levels at some of the majors lakes around Utah. – CUWCD.com.
Pretty sweet picture of lightning striking Castle Rock. – MoabTimes.com.
See a video of Upper Stillwater Dam spilling over. – Ashley National Forest Facebook.
Monarch butterflies in Utah need your help. – Wildlife.Utah.gov.
DWR: Boy receives scratches from bear at Hobble Creek Canyon campsite; bear euthanized. – KSL.com.
Ending cutthroat restoration in Utah. – HatchMag.com.
Duchesne River put on flood warning. KSL.com.
Multi-million dollar project restores aspen ecosystems on Monroe Mountain. – KSL.com.

Upcoming Events

June 21st – Celebrate summer solstice with your sailboat at Utah Lake. – Lindon Marina Facebook.
June 21st – 22nd – Homestead Resort. Solstice Flute Festival. – SolsticeFlute.org.
June 22nd – Ogden – Weber Trail Fest 2019. – WeberPathways.org.
June 22nd – Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge hosts stargazing, music, and dark skies.- Bear River MBR Facebook.
June 22nd – Wasatch Mountain State Park. Tree walk. ***Pre-registration required***
Tree Utah will be leading a two mile ‘tree hike,’ identifying native species using a tree key. – Wasatch mnt SP Facebook.
June 22nd – Wasatch Mountain State Park. Huber Grove apple orchard tour. – Wasatch mnt SP Facebook.
June 21st – August 2nd – Flaming Gorge Dam Visitor Center. Learn about John Wesley Powell. – Ashley NF Facebook.
June 21st – August 2nd. Flaming Gorge driving tour. – Ashley NF Facebook.
June 29th – Utah Museum of Fine Arts will be hosting a two part series of UMFA in the Wild, bringing families, art, and nature together! – Wasatch mnt Facebook.
July 13th – Yuba Reservoir State Park. Sand castle building competition. – Facebook.com.
July 13th – Lindon Marina – Movie on the water. Float on the lake while watching a movie on a giant screen. Lindon Marina Facebook.
July 16th – Great Salt Lake Marina – Full moon walk across the expanse of the Silver Sands Beach. GSL Marina Facebook.
August 10th – Strawberry Reservoir – The Annual Cast for Kids. – CastForKids.org.

Utah Deer

Troy submitted this picture of these two bucks that were hanging out down in the city this week. Thanks Troy keep up the cool pictures.

Fishing Report

Lake Powell fishing report for June 19th. – LakePowellLife.com.
Wayne has a few new reports on Lake Powell which are always extremely useful. – WaynesWords.net.
The DWR stocked mostly Rainbow Trout in the last week. Tiger Musky were stocked in Bullock, Cottonwood, Pineview, and Johnson Reservoirs.
I fished Utah Lake several times in the last week and still had good success with White Bass.

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