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Cool streams descend from rugged snowcapped mountains, feeding shimmering lakes or pausing in reservoirs where trout reach trophy proportions. Throughout the year anglers gear up in pursuit of experiences on waters that measure up to their passion. In fact, Utah has more than 1,000 fishable lakes and numerous fishing streams.

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World-Class and Trophy Destinations

In Utah, these fishing holes are the places visitors from around the world come to experience.

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Local Favorites

Check out favorite spots for local anglers across the state — all off-the-beaten-path, all full of fish.

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Fishing Scenic Paradise

From high mountain lakes to the alpine wilderness above Southern Utah's red rock, these are the most scenic places to catch a fish.

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Fishing Stories

Planning Resources

You don’t need to be an expert or have expensive gear to enjoy fishing in Utah, but you do need a fishing license. Visit the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources website for information about purchasing a license.

Fishing with bait is allowed at most Utah fisheries, but there are some special regulations to note in certain locations; make sure to check for special regulations on waters you plan to fish during a trip.

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Top Still Waters

Top Fishing Basecamps

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Anglers overlook Southern Utah as a fishing destination inappropriately assuming red rock country and fish don’t get along. Big mistake. It's easy to fish on your way, or in between visits, to Utah’s national parks and monuments!
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Views of Zion National Park
  • Pristine Panguitch Lake
  • High-elevation Boulder Mountain
  • Scenic Fish Lake