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Quail Creek Reservoir (Quail Lake)

Beautiful Quail Creek Reservoir
Beautiful Quail Creek Reservoir
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Quail Creek is located just minutes from St. George, Utah in Washington County. It has a healthy population of Largemouth Bass as well as abundant bluegill. Black Crappie are a little harder to find but grow to a large size and are fun to catch. In the cooler months, you can find some good Rainbow Trout fishing here as well.

Current Conditions:

Last checked for updates: 6/29/2015

Current Conditions

Launch Ramp:†Open (EFFECTIVE†MAY 1ST — Labor Day: BOAT RAMP HOURS 7 AM†to 9 PM DAILY.)
Fires: †At this time there are no fire restrictions. †All fires must be in designated fire rings in the campground. †Conditions are dry so please be cautious. †We anticipate that fire restrictions will be coming soon. †More information will be posted when that happens.
Water Temp:†79†Degrees 06/27/15
Water Level:†2976 from a full of 2980 – 90% of surface acres available. Main boat ramp is open and launching conditions are great.
Additional Fishing Info: †Boat ramp is open from 7 am to 9 pm daily.
All out of state boats will be inspected before launching. Boats requiring†decontamination must go to Sand Hollow State Park.
Customers had questions regarding the fish after treating the reservoir for algae. †Washington County Water Conservancy District answered the following questions;
  • Is it safe to fish and eat the fish they catch? †Yes, live fish should be safe to eat at this point in time.
  • Is it safe to eat the dead fish? †We do not recommend eating fish found floating dead in the lake under†any†circumstances.
  • Is it safe for the birds to be eating the dead fish? †Same for birds as people.

Research has shown that fish kills after the first 24 hours after treatment are generally due to low dissolved oxygen. †The district gathered fish that died up to 24 hours after the treatment, so we assume recent mortality is due to oxygen levels.

‚ÄčIce Thickness:†Zero

Road Conditions:†Good

Other Information:†Launching conditions at the main ramp. Ramp hours have changed to the†summer schedule.† Be careful within 150 feet of shore line for shallow areas around reservoir.

The campground has been filling up.† Reservations recommended.

Remember to check your boat registration and bow numbers before bringing your boat out.

Water has been clear with good fishing.

Last Updated:†6-27-15

Don"t forget to visit nearby Sand Hollow Reservoir as well for more excellent bass and bluegill fishing.

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