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Ashton Reservoir has produced a state record brown ". trout! The fish was caught on 11-6 and weighs in 27.3 pounds, is 37" long and has a girth of 24". Wes Case of Ashton is the lucky angler. He caught it with a spinning reel with eight pound test.
The old record of was 26lbs 6oz., 36.5" in length and 24.75" in girth by Farrell Oswald on the South Fork of the Snake River.
About Ashton Reservoir: Ashton Reservoir is located just north of Ashton along Henry's Fork of the Snake River. The reservoir covers 400 acres and fish are planted annually in this to ensure good fishing. The area provides for picnicking, restrooms, a boat ramp, dock, parking, and fishing. The boat dock is used by boats for water skiing, canoeing, fishing and other recreational craft. It is also a popular spot used as an exit point for float trips that begin at Warm River.
Boat dock and river access is open to the public. The Reservoir and facilities are maintained by Rocky Mountain Power Company personnel.
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