Fishing in Utah

Utah offers great fishing and boating opportunities for all anglers year-round. Purchase your Utah fishing license today, find best fishing sports near you, and more.

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Top Fishing Spots in Utah

East Canyon State Park
Tucked away in the mountains of northeastern Utah, East Canyon Reservoir is a popular destination for boating, fishing, and camping.
Rockport State Park
Rockport State Park is a popular ice fishing destination in winter, especially for yellow perch.
Utah Lake State Park
This Lake State Park is located in Provo, Utah. This park is very popular for families who love to spend time together outside.
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Common Catches in Utah

Cutthroat Trout
Cutthroat Trout
Cutthroat trout are the most widely distributed of all the western trouts of North America.
Rainbow Trout
Rainbow Trout
The rainbow trout is an extremely valuable species in any and all of its forms.
Golden Trout
Golden Trout
The golden trout is considered to be a highly desirable and almost mystical species.
Walleye
Walleye
The walleye is a wide-ranging, North American species that occurs virtually everywhere on the mainland.
Yellow Perch
Yellow Perch
The yellow perch, unlike the so-called white perch, Morone americana, is a true perch, not a bass.
Channel Catfish
Channel Catfish
The channel catfish is very highly regarded for its food and sports value.

Types of Fishing in Utah

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Lakes & Ponds

Lakes and ponds are great places for fish to live. Learn where to find fish, tips and more

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Streams & Rivers

River & stream fishing means knowing where the water is moving, and how fish behave in it.

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