Rainbow trout and resident cutthroat trout are available in and above the reservoir, and steelhead and anadromous (sea-run) cutthroat below it. Selective gear rules apply above the reservoir, and a two fish, 12"ï¿½inch minimum size limit on trout in the reservoir. Open season is June 1 through October 31 in both the reservoir and the river above it. Check the regulations pamphlet for seasons below the reservoir.
There is access to the river above the reservoir by timber company road from Vail, but the road is often gated shut. Motorized vehicle use is restricted in timberlands surrounding the reservoir and the upper watershed.
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