Despite Utah being one of the driest states in the nation, (or, perhaps, because of it), we take our fishing seriously. From alpine lakes to crystal-clear streams to lower-elevation reservoirs, Utah's fishing is not only varied, it's fantastic.
Where to fish
- Find a place to fish
Looking for a new fishing spot. Check out locations, ameneities and the latest reports for that water.
Have our regularly updated fishing reports emailed to you.
- Community fisheries
The DWR stocks dozens of small, public fishing ponds throughout the state.
- Stocking reports
Check when, where and what we've recently stocked.
- Accessible fishing
A list of waters that provide fishing access to those with disabilities
- Stream access
Here's what anglers need to know before fishing Utah streams
- Utah Cutthroat Slam
The Cutthroat Slam provides angling adventures and supports our native trout. For $20, you can register to embark on the challenge.
- Record catches
The Utah DWR keeps records of the biggest fish caught in Utah. Who knows? Maybe you'll catch a record fish on your next trip.
- Blue Ribbon Fisheries
Learn where to find a trophy-worthy catch or a solitary setting and pristine habitat on some of Utah's best fishing waters.
- Private fishing ponds
Things you need to know to stock a private fish pond.
- Fishing contests
Information on holding fishing contest in Utah.
- Fish health advisories
Fish consumption information from Utah public health officials
- Angling activities grants
The DWR will help Utah-based organizations offer hands-on learning activities or events in the state for new anglers.
- Fisheries Experiment Station
The Logan station concerns itself with fish health and disease control, fisheries research, training, specialized fish culture and involvement with the DWR aquatic staff.
- Don't ditch a fish
Illegal fish introductions damage fisheries, harm native species and endanger fragile ecosystems.
- Fisheries surveys
The DWR occasionally conducts surveys to provide you, the public, an additional way to share your thoughts and opinions with us.
- Tiger muskie release tips
Learning how to handle and release tiger muskies is just as important as knowing how to catch them.