Boating

Watercraft Restrictions List

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Fishing from any vessel (every type of watercraft, including traditional boats and float tubes) is prohibited on the following waters:

  • Aspen-Mirror Lake (Kane County)
  • Duck Creek Springs Lake (Kane County)
  • Farmington Pond (Davis County)
  • Pine Valley Reservoir (Washington County)
  • Rainbow Reservoir (Tooele County)
  • Settlement Canyon Reservoir (Tooele County)

Fishing from a boat with a motor of any kind is prohibited on the following waters:

  • Adams Reservoir (Davis County)
  • Anderson Meadow Reservoir (Beaver County)
  • Barney Lake (Monroe Mountain, Sevier County)
  • Blanding Reservoir #3 (San Juan County)
  • Blanding Reservoir #4 (San Juan County)
  • Bonnie Lake (Duchesne River drainage)
  • Boulder Mountain Lakes (Wayne and Garfield counties) (North Boulder Slope, East Boulder Slope, South Boulder Top, Griffin Top and Escalante Mountain; EXCEPT Pine Lake, Wide Hollow Reservoir and Lower Bowns Reservoir in Garfield County)
  • Bud Lake (Duchesne County, Duchesne River drainage)
  • Burraston Ponds (Juab County)
  • Butterfly Lake (Duchesne County, Duchesne River drainage)
  • Clinton Pond (Davis County)
  • Duck Creek (Davis County)
  • Fairview Lakes (Sanpete County)
  • Foy Lake (San Juan County)
  • Green River (Flaming Gorge Dam downstream to Utah-Colorado state line)
  • Holmes Creek Reservoir (Davis County)
  • Labaron Reservoir (Beaver County)
  • Lily Lake (Summit County, Provo River drainage)
  • Little Dell Reservoir (Salt Lake County)
  • Little Reservoir (Beaver County)
  • Maple Lake (Utah County)
  • McClellan Reservoir (Utah County)
  • Monticello Lake (San Juan County)
  • Moosehorn Lake (Duchesne County, Duchesne River drainage)
  • Pass Lake (Duchesne County, Duchesne River drainage)
  • Payson Reservoir (Utah County)
  • Red Creek Reservoir (Utah County, near Payson)
  • Rock Creek/Upper Stillwater Reservoir (Duchesne County)
  • Silver Lake Flat Reservoir (Utah County)
  • Spanish Oaks Reservoir (Utah County)
  • Teapot Lake (Summit County, Provo River drainage)
  • Tibble Fork Reservoir (Utah County)
  • Tony Grove Lake (Cache County)

Fishing from a boat with a gas engine is prohibited (an electric motor may be used) on
the following waters:

  • Grantsville Reservoir (Tooele County)
  • Kens Lake (San Juan County)
  • Lloyds Lake (South Creek Reservoir, San Juan County)
  • Lost Lake (Wasatch/Summit counties, Provo River drainage)
  • Mirror Lake (Duchesne County, Duchesne River drainage)
  • Palisade Lake (Sanpete County)
  • Trial Lake (Summit County, Provo River drainage)
  • Vernon Reservoir (Tooele County)
  • Washington Lake (Summit County, Provo River drainage) Note: Tail Lake is considered part of Washington Lake when boating can be done without lifting or dragging the boat between the two lakes.

Operating a boat above a wakeless speed is prohibited on the following waters:

  • Causey Reservoir (Weber County)
  • Lost Creek (Morgan County)
  • Porcupine Reservoir (Cache County, Porcupine Reservoir Company)
  • Smith and Morehouse (Summit County)

Operating a boat with a gas engine over 10 HP is prohibited on the following waters:

  • Huntington (near the top of Huntington Canyon) (Sanpete County)