NORTHERN REGION

Fishing good for lake trout and cutthroat 2 to 3 pounds, using jigs with bait such as cisco tails or sucker meat. Best fishing on east side.

Birch Creek Reservoir - Fair fishing for nice rainbows. Need to walk up dam to reservoir. Pond below dry.

Blacksmith Fork - Generally good fishing for browns and whitefish. Remember slot limit and artificial flies/lures only.

Causey Reservoir - Catching quite a few pan-sized rainbow.

East Canyon - Fair to good. Traditional baits, such as salmon eggs and cheese, best.

Echo Reservoir - Some larger fish being caught on east side.

Hyrum - Fishing slow. Should pick up soon for large rainbows.

Logan River - Good using flies and lures. River below Red Banks closed.

Lost Creek - Road muddy. Good for cutthroats to 14 inches if you find the right spot. Some limits caught off bottom using salmon eggs or baited teardrop.

Ogden River - Stream low and clear. Best with flies.

Pineview - Too cold for crappie. Remember minimum size on muskies and bass. Fish on or within 10 feet of bottom.

Porcupine - Spotty for kokanee.

Rockport - Slow, but catching some nice rainbow.

Weber River - Good for rainbow with some action for browns using small flies. Fair for whitefish near Devils Slide. Lots of private property, so ask for permission.

Willard Bay - Catching a few walleye and crappie.

NORTHEASTERN REGION

Bullock/Cottonwood - Good shoreline fishing as ice melts.

Currant Creek Reservoir - Fair fishing. Road muddy, but accessible.

Flaming Gorge - Ice free. Has been fair to good for rainbow. Some lake trout and kokanee being taken.

Green River - Good. Recommend 4x4 to Little Hole.

Pelican Lake - Some bass fishing.

CENTRAL REGION

Deer Creek - Walleye run is continuing in the Provo above the lake. New state record - 15.6 pounds - recently caught by Jeff Tanner.

Provo - Above Olmstead fair. Below good spring fishing and recently planted.

Utah Lake - Water level low. Drive boats with caution. Channel catfishing begins in late May.

Strawberry - Slow.

SOUTHERN REGION

Minersville - Slow for rainbow and cutthroat. Most fish in 1- to 2-pound class, but not many fish. Will be treated in the fall.

Beaver River - Section below Minersville recently stocked.

Otter Creek - Boat ramp open, but best fishing from shore. Most fish 1/2 to 3/4 pounds, but some up to 4 pounds. Fish eggs working best.

Piute Reservoir - No boat ramp. Fishing slow. Use worms, marshmallows and fish eggs.

Panguitch Lake - Fair to good from shore. Use baits to catch spawning fish.

Morrells Pond, Round Lake and Meeks Lake - Good access from I-70. Fishing good for brook. Worms work best.

Forsyth - Brook fishing has been excellent.

Newcastle - Fair for fat rainbows. Some smallmouth bass biting.

Enterprise - Recently planted with catchables.

Quail Creek - Good for bass and bluegill.

SOUTHEASTERN REGION

Blanding No. 4 - Stocked with 2,000 catchable rainbow 2 weeks ago.

Electric Lake - Lake and tributaries closed.

Huntington Creek - Fair to good for brown below the fork. Using night crawlers, Rapalas and spinners. Above the fork is slow.

Huntington North - Fair for 8- to 10-inch fish. Bass fishing picking up.

Ken's Lake - Planted 3,000 catchables.

Lake Powell - Cold temperatures have delayed striped bass movement. 28-pound striper, however, was taken near Hite in Farley Canyon last week. Fish in backs of major canyons. Anchovies best striper bait. Best crappie and black bass fishing in San Juan and Escalante arms. For information call 1-800-695-FISH.

Scofield - Fishing slow.