Record fish caught in Utah

Utah has some great fishing. Here are the state records to prove it.

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Catch and keep record fish

Species Year Weight Length Girth Angler Location Photo
BASS, Largemouth 1974 10 lbs. 2 oz. 24 ¼" 20" Sam LaManna Lake Powell
BASS, Smallmouth 1996 7 lbs. 6 oz. 22" 16 ½" Alan Iorg Midview Reservoir (Lake Borham)
BASS, Smallmouth 1983 6 lbs. 12 oz. 20 ½" 17 ⅓" Roger L. Tallerico Midview Reservoir Roger L. Tallerico with record-sized BASS, Smallmouth at Midview Reservoir
BASS, Smallmouth 1982 4 lbs. 5 oz. 18 ¾" 14" William Bailey Midview Reservoir (Lake Borham) William Bailey with record-sized BASS, Smallmouth at Midview Reservoir (Lake Borham)
BASS, Smallmouth 1982 4 lbs. 2 oz. 18 ½" 12 ¾" Larry Mortensen Midview Reservoir (Lake Borham) Larry Mortensen with record-sized BASS, Smallmouth at Midview Reservoir (Lake Borham)
BASS, Smallmouth 1981 3 lbs. 1 oz. Keith A. Jennings Flaming Gorge Reservoir
BASS, Striped 1991 48 lbs. 11 oz. 45" 31 ¼" Travis T. Jenson Lake Powell
BASS, Striped 1991 41 lbs. 10 oz. 44 ¼" 19 ½" David Clayton Lake Powell
BASS, Striped 1991 42 lbs. 2 oz. 45" 29" Walter & Lyman Wright Lake Powell
BASS, Striped 1990 40 lbs. 2 oz. 44" 27" Fred Paulson Lake Powell
BASS, White 1970 4 lbs. 1 oz. John R. Welcker Utah Lake
BLUEGILL 1993 2 lbs. 7 oz. 11 ½" 14 ⅝" Jack Rask Mantua Reservoir
BULLHEAD, Black 1999 3 lbs. 4 oz. 16" 13" Jack Gilgen Cutler Reservoir
CARP 1993 32 lbs. 0 oz. Couger Elfervig Lake Powell
CATFISH, Channel 1978 32 lbs. 8 oz. 39 ¾" 22" LeRoy Mortensen Utah Lake
CHUB, Utah* 2009 1 lb. 15 oz. 13" 10 ¾" Krystal Rasmussen Starvation Reservoir
CRAPPIE, Black 2009 3 lbs. 5 oz. 18 ½" 15 ⅛" James Maack Lake Powell
GRAYLING 1998 1 lb. 12 oz. 17 ¼" 8 ¾" Terry J. Fieldsted Big Dog Lake — South Slope Uintas
MUSKELLUNGE, Tiger 2006 33 lbs. 9 oz. 49" 21 ½" Kelly Parry Pineview Reservoir
PERCH, Sacramento 1993 4 lbs. 5 oz. 17" 15" Harlan G. Thomas Garrison Res. (Pruess Lake)
PERCH, Yellow 1984 2 lbs. 11 oz. 15 ⅛" 9 ¾" Ray Johnson Yuba Reservoir
PIKE, Northern 2013 26 lbs. 1 oz. 45 ½" 22" Vlad Zoranovic Yuba Reservoir
SALMON, Kokanee 2015 6 lbs. 5 oz. 25 ¼" 14" George Sharman Flaming Gorge Reservoir
SUCKER, Utah* 2003 6 lbs. 6 oz. 25 ½" 13 ¼" Jamin C. Buttars Weber River
SUCKER, White* 1992 2 lbs. 8 oz. 19 ¼" 9 ½" Ray Johnson Flaming Gorge Reservoir
SUNFISH, Green 2003 0 lbs. 15.5 oz. 10 ¼" 10" Sean Buchanan Glassman Pond
TROUT, Albino* 1989 9 lbs. 2 oz. 24 ¾" 17" Nick Manning Joes Valley Reservoir
TROUT, Brook 1971 7 lbs. 8 oz. Milton Taft Boulder Mountain
TROUT, Brown 1977 33 lbs. 10 oz. 40" 25" Robert Bringhurst Flaming Gorge Reservoir
TROUT, Brownbow* 2000 1 lb. 15" Benjamin Spencer Harward Mill Meadow Reservoir
TROUT, Cutthroat‡ 1930 26 lbs. 12 oz. Mrs. E. Smith Strawberry Reservoir
TROUT, Golden 2019 1 lb. 2.88 oz. 14 ⅞" 7 ¾" Isaac Vance Marsh Lake Isaac Vance with record-sized TROUT, Golden at Marsh Lake
TROUT, Lake 2020 53 lbs. 15 oz. 44 ⅛" 34 ⅞" Chance Scott Flaming Gorge Reservoir Chance Scott with record-sized TROUT, Lake at Flaming Gorge Reservoir
TROUT, Lake 1988 51 lbs. 8 oz. 45 ⅛" 31 ¾" Curt Bilbey Flaming Gorge Reservoir
TROUT, Rainbow 1979 26 lbs. 2 oz. Del Canty Flaming Gorge Reservoir
TROUT, Splake 2006 17 lbs. 4 oz. 36 ½" 21 ⅛" Stacy S. Willden Fish Lake
TROUT, Tiger 2013 19 lbs. 2 oz. 37 ½" 19 ⅝" Jake Trane Scofield Reservoir
WALLEYE 1991 15 lbs. 9 oz. 31 ¾" 20 ¾" Jeffery Tanner Provo River
WHITEFISH, Bonneville 2018 4 lbs. 8.96 oz. 21 ⅞" 13 ½" Nathan VanderLinden Bear Lake Nathan VanderLinden with record-sized WHITEFISH, Bonneville at Bear Lake
WHITEFISH, Mountain 1997 4 lbs. 12 oz. 21 ½" 14" Roy L. Montoya Deer Creek Reservoir
WIPER 2017 14 lbs. 28 ½" 22 ½" Haydee Bullard Newcastle Reservoir

* No longer accepting catch records for this fish species.

‡ No longer accepting catch records for cutthroat trout, but rather its four subspecies:

  • Bear Lake cutthroat trout
  • Bonneville cutthroat trout
  • Colorado River cutthroat trout
  • Yellowstone cutthroat trout

Catch and release record fish

Species Date Length Angler Location Photo
BASS, Largemouth 03/29/1998 27" Dennis Miller Quail Lake Dennis Miller with record-sized BASS, Largemouth at Quail Lake
BASS, Largemouth 09/03/1997 18 ¼" Jordan M. Kilfoyle Pineview Reservoir Jordan M. Kilfoyle with record-sized BASS, Largemouth at Pineview Reservoir
BASS, Largemouth 04/11/1997 18" Ray Johnson Utah Lake Ray Johnson with record-sized BASS, Largemouth at Utah Lake
BASS, Smallmouth 07/04/2003 23 ½" Clifford Sackett Jr. Jordanelle Reservoir Clifford Sackett Jr. with record-sized BASS, Smallmouth at Jordanelle Reservoir
BASS, Smallmouth 08/28/2002 21 ½" Roy Christenson Jordanelle Reservoir Roy Christenson with record-sized BASS, Smallmouth at Jordanelle Reservoir
BASS, Smallmouth 08/21/2002 21 ¼" Clark Pierce Jordanelle Reservoir Clark Pierce with record-sized BASS, Smallmouth at Jordanelle Reservoir
BASS, Smallmouth 04/22/2001 20 ½" Enich Mockli Deer Creek Reservoir Enich Mockli with record-sized BASS, Smallmouth at Deer Creek Reservoir
BASS, Smallmouth 09/09/2000 19 ½" John D. Tomich Jordanelle Reservoir John D. Tomich with record-sized BASS, Smallmouth at Jordanelle Reservoir
BASS, Smallmouth 05/05/2000 17 ¾" Bill Laub Pineview Reservoir Bill Laub with record-sized BASS, Smallmouth at Pineview Reservoir
BASS, Smallmouth 10/04/1999 17 ½" Glenn Golen Jordanelle Reservoir Glenn Golen with record-sized BASS, Smallmouth at Jordanelle Reservoir
BASS, Smallmouth 04/18/1997 17 ¼" Ray Johnson Flaming Gorge Reservoir Ray Johnson with record-sized BASS, Smallmouth at Flaming Gorge Reservoir
BASS, Striped 03/26/2019 44 ½" Heather Litke Lake Powell Heather Litke with record-sized BASS, Striped at Lake Powell
BASS, Striped 05/11/2000 32 ½" Marty Peterson Lake Powell Marty Peterson with record-sized BASS, Striped at Lake Powell
BASS, Striped 11/02/1997 29 ½" Kent Erickson Lake Powell Kent Erickson with record-sized BASS, Striped at Lake Powell
BASS, White 05/07/2005 19" Clint Lance Salem Pond
BLUEGILL 10/05/2007 11 ⅝" Derek Haryyman Pelican Lake
BULLHEAD, Black 06/11/2014 14 ½" John Harris Pineview Reservoir
CARP 06/10/2018 38 ½" Matt Eggers Starvation Reservoir
CATFISH, Channel 06/21/2015 36 ¾" Cade Gill Kens Lake
CHUB, Utah* 06/21/1997 14 ¼" Sue McGhie Troff Flaming Gorge Reservoir
CRAPPIE, Black 05/20/2007 16" Dustin Gunrud Pineview Reservoir
CRAPPIE, White 11/24/2019 11 ¼" Tim Duke Sevier River Tim Duke with record-sized CRAPPIE, White at Sevier River
CRAPPIE, White 08/08/2019 9" Nathan Martinez Sevier River
GRAYLING 09/14/2018 19 ½" Brian Harris Ledge Lake
MUSKELLUNGE, Tiger 11/28/1998 53 ¼" Ray Johnson Pineview Reservoir
PERCH, Sacramento 05/28/2000 15" Lance Egan Pruess Lake
PERCH, Yellow 03/04/2000 15 ¼" Brad Cutler Yuba Reservoir
PIKE, Northern 06/13/1998 49 ¾" Logan Hacking Lake Powell
SALMON, Kokanee 05/29/2004 26 ⅝" Ray Johnson Flaming Gorge Reservoir
SUCKER, Utah* 10/11/2009 28" Josh Moulton Bear River
SUCKER, White* 04/26/1997 19" Kirk Ray Johnson Flaming Gorge Reservoir — Sheep Creek Bay
SUNFISH, Green 09/06/2014 11 ¼" Jeremy Martinez Quail Creek Reservoir
TROUT, Albino* 04/28/2004 29" Duncan Bernstein Ogden River
TROUT, Brook 12/06/1997 23" Travis L. Clark Boulder Mountain
TROUT, Brown 11/13/2015 34" Stephen Hofer Upper Provo River
TROUT, Brownbow* 06/13/1997 12 ¼" Kirk Johnson Mill Meadow Reservoir
TROUT, Cutthroat‡ 03/26/2011 31 ½" Curtis Robinson East Canyon Reservoir
TROUT, Yellowstone Cutthroat 06/14/2020 10 ½" Michael Christiansen Johnson Creek Michael Christiansen with record-sized TROUT, Yellowstone Cutthroat at Johnson Creek
TROUT, Golden 06/14/2020 15 ¼" Kendall Johnson Marsh Lake Kendall Johnson with record-sized TROUT, Golden at Marsh Lake
TROUT, Golden 09/06/2018 15" Adam Nielson Marsh Lake
TROUT, Lake 05/04/2019 48" Matt Smiley Flaming Gorge Reservoir Matt Smiley with record-sized TROUT, Lake at Flaming Gorge Reservoir
TROUT, Rainbow 12/30/2000 29" Enich Mockli East Canyon Reservoir
TROUT, Splake 05/08/2020 34" David MacKay Fish Lake David MacKay with record-sized TROUT, Splake at Fish Lake
TROUT, Splake 01/04/2020 33" Cade Tebbs Fish Lake Cade Tebbs with record-sized TROUT, Splake at Fish Lake
TROUT, Splake 11/13/2017 30 ½" Buckley Jolley Joes Valley Reservoir
TROUT, Tiger 04/26/2013 29" Joe Bell Scofield Reservoir
WALLEYE 04/04/2002 31 ½" Enich Mockli Starvation Reservoir
WHITEFISH, Bonneville 11/30/2009 23 ¼" Scott Tolentino Bear Lake
WHITEFISH, Mountain 06/20/2004 24" Craig Shriner Weber River
WIPER 07/13/2016 27 ⅝" Trevor Davenport Newcastle Reservoir

* No longer accepting catch records for this fish species.

‡ No longer accepting catch records for cutthroat trout, but rather its four subspecies:

  • Bear Lake cutthroat trout
  • Bonneville cutthroat trout
  • Colorado River cutthroat trout
  • Yellowstone cutthroat trout

Spearfishing record fish

Species Year Weight Length Girth Angler Location Photo
BASS, Largemouth 2011 8 lbs. 8 oz. 22" 20" Nick Anderson Ken's Lake
BASS, Largemouth 2003 6 lbs. 19 ⅓" 17 ¼" Jason Mull Steinaker Reservoir
BASS, Largemouth 2003 4 lbs. 4 oz. 20" 13 ¼" Mike McGuire Steinaker Lake Mike McGuire with record-sized BASS, Largemouth at Steinaker Lake
BASS, Largemouth 1991 4 lbs. 18 ½" 14" Paul L. Gibson Deer Creek Reservoir
BASS, Largemouth 1989 3 lbs. 10 oz. 18" 13" Paul Dixon Steinaker Reservoir
BASS, Smallmouth 2017 5 lbs. 2 oz. 20" 14 ½" Jacob Lords East Canyon Reservoir
BASS, Smallmouth 2016 4 lbs. 6 oz. 19 ½" 13 ½" Rocky Jo Malin Flaming Gorge Reservoir Rocky Jo Malin with record-sized BASS, Smallmouth at Flaming Gorge Reservoir
BASS, Smallmouth 2007 4 lbs. 17 ⅞" 11 ½" Michael Weyland Flaming Gorge Reservoir
BASS, Smallmouth 2007 3 lbs. 9 oz. 18 ⅞" 12" Jason Mull Flaming Gorge Reservoir
BASS, Smallmouth 2003 2 lbs. 12 oz. 17 ⅞" 12 ⅛" Mike McGuire Flaming Gorge Reservoir Mike McGuire with record-sized BASS, Smallmouth at Flaming Gorge Reservoir
BASS, Smallmouth 1992 1 lb. 12 oz. 15 ¼" 10" Paul L. Gibson Flaming Gorge Reservoir
BASS, Smallmouth 1990 2 lbs. 10 oz. 15 ½" 11 ½" Paul Grant Dixon Flaming Gorge Reservoir
BASS, Striped 2016 2 lbs. 10 oz. 21 ⅛" 10 ¼" Shelby Lynn Peterson Lake Powell
BLUEGILL 2009 14 oz. 9 ¾" 10" Tony Arbaney Steinaker Reservoir
BULLHEAD 2009 1 lb. 3 oz. 12 ⅜" 8 ¼" Russell Sexton Pineview Reservoir
CARP 2013 31 lbs. 33 ¾" 26 ⅞" Casey Bird Flaming Gorge Reservoir
CATFISH, Channel 2018 8 lbs. 8 oz. 26 ¼" 14 ½" Mike Kennedy Lake Powell
CHUB, Utah* 2005 1 lb. 12 ¾" 8 ⅛" Shane Forrester Starvation Reservoir
CRAPPIE, Black 2020 1 lb. 14 oz. 15 ¾" 12" Matt Turner Deer Creek Reservoir Matt Turner with record-sized CRAPPIE, Black at Deer Creek Reservoir
CRAPPIE, Black 2015 1 lb. 8 oz. 13 ⅜" 11 ¼" Carl Wayne Cooper Deer Creek Reservoir
MUSKELLUNGE, Tiger 2019 32 lbs. 51" 21" Jacob Hansen Fish Lake Jacob Hansen with record-sized MUSKELLUNGE, Tiger at Fish Lake
PERCH, Yellow 2011 13 oz. 11 ¾" 7 ¾" Greg Porter Starvation Reservoir
SALMON, Kokanee 2017 2 lbs. 14 oz. 19 ¼" 13 ¼" Scott S. Parsons Fish Lake
SUCKER, Utah* 2003 4 lbs. 15 oz. 23" 11" Mike McGuire Fish Lake
TROUT, Brown 1983 21 lbs. 12 oz. 35 ½" 21 ¾" Bruce Boyd Fish Lake
TROUT, Cutthroat‡ 2008 1 lb. 9 oz. 16 ½" 8" Russell Sexton Causey Reservoir
TROUT, Lake 2008 32 lbs. 7 oz. 40 ½" 26 ½" Bruce A. Boyd Fish Lake
TROUT, Rainbow 2017 4 lbs. 6 oz. 22 ¾" 12 ¾" Matt Weaver Flaming Gorge Reservoir
TROUT, Splake 2012 16 lbs. 7 oz. 38" 17 ½" Daniel James Boyd Fish Lake
TROUT, Tiger 2015 10 lbs. 8 oz. 29 ¾" 16 ⅞" Richard Martin Causey Reservoir
WALLEYE 2010 13 lbs. 3 oz. 31 ½" 20" Shane Andersen Deer Creek Reservoir
WIPER 2014 11 lbs. 6 oz. 27 ¾" 20 ⅜" Carl Wayne Cooper Newcastle Reservoir

* No longer accepting catch records for this fish species.

‡ No longer accepting catch records for cutthroat trout, but rather its four subspecies:

  • Bear Lake cutthroat trout
  • Bonneville cutthroat trout
  • Colorado River cutthroat trout
  • Yellowstone cutthroat trout

Setline record fish

Species Year Weight Length Girth Angler Location Photo
BASS, Smallmouth 2017 1 lb. 1 oz. 13 ⅛" 8 ½" Bryce Sweitzer Cutler Reservoir Bryce Sweitzer with record-sized BASS, Smallmouth at Cutler Reservoir
BASS, White 2016 7 oz. 10 ¼" 6 ¼" David Wilson Utah Lake
BULLHEAD 2016 1 lb. 1 oz. 10 ½" 7" Scott Sweitzer Cutler Reservoir
BULLHEAD 2012 2 oz. 6 ⅞" 3 ⅞" Ashley Davis Little Bear River
CARP 2017 3 lbs. 7 oz. 19 ⅛" 12" Bryce Sweitzer Cutler Reservoir
CARP 2012 1 lb. 6 oz. 14 ½" 10 ¼" Ashley Davis Bear River
CATFISH, Channel 1975 31 lbs. 39" 20 ½" Dorothy Lorenzen Utah Lake
CRAPPIE, Black 2012 7 oz. 9 ¼" 8 112" Ben Davis Bear River

Archery record fish

Species Year Weight Length Girth Angler Location Photo
CARP 2015 38 lbs. 13 oz. 41" 28 ¾" Brad Robinson Willard Bay
CARP 2012 33 lbs. 10 oz. 35" 29 ½" Chad Geilman Willard Spur
CARP 2012 30 lds. 12 oz. 37 ½" 25 ⅝" Steven Hunt Willard Spur
SUCKER, Utah* 1992 4 lbs. 5 oz. 19 ¾" 12" David W. Stuart Utah Lake
SUCKER, White* 1992 2 lbs. 7 oz. 18 ½" 9 ¼" Ray Johnson Flaming Gorge Reservoir

* No longer accepting catch records for this fish species.