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DWR Fish Lake Ice Fishing Event Canceled

Ice is not strong enough for a large group, so the event has been canceled. There is still plenty of opportunity for small groups to fish there.

New Catch and Release Record Splake

On Nov 13, 2017, Buckley Jolley caught a 30.5 inch splake fly fishing at Joes Valley Reservoir. Details.

Rockport State Park Tagged Fish Challenge - Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2018!

Catch a tagged fish at Rockport and WIN! No registration necessary. Simply show up and go fishing. If you catch a fish with a tag on it, you’re a winner! Details.

New How-To Articles From Utah's DWR

Burbot Bash Flaming Gorge Fishing Contest

The annual Burbot Bash will be held Jan 26-28 at Flaming Gorge. More details.

Fish Lake Perch Tournament

February 24. Hosted by Utah DWR. Details.

Utah Ice Fishing 2017-18

New Articles

Pelican Lake Treatment Postponed

Pelican Lake will not be treated with rotenone until October 2018. Details.

Lake Trout Record Revoked

The huge catch-and-release lake trout recently hauled in at Flaming Gorge, mentioned below, will not stand as a Utah record because the guy's license had expired the day before he caught the fish. Details here.

Another Record - A Huge Carp

Flaming Gorge is the place for big fish. A few weeks ago a new Utah record catch-and-release lake trout was caught there (see details here) along with a new Wyoming record catfish (details here). Now the huge carp at right sets a new Wyoming catch and release record. (See a larger version of the graphic.) Utah DWR fish studies suggest there are plenty more big fish in the reservoir, of many different species.

Big Fish!

This from Utah's DWR: On July 3, Sidney Cellan of Soda Springs, Idaho set a new Utah catch-and-release fishing record at Flaming Gorge with this massive 48-inch lake trout. Way to go, Sidney!

Panguitch Lake Fishing Tournament

Tagged fish are being stocked in Panguitch Lake and the tournament will run July 22 - Sept 4. Catch a tagged fish or a big fish to win a prize.

Big Fish!

A new Wyoming state record catfish was caught in Flaming Gorge Reservoir.

Green River High Flows

Flows are going to begin dropping July 5th and will reach a base flow of 2400 July 10th! That info is from Trout Creek Flies Green River guide service.

Panguitch Lake Open After Wildfire

Panguitch Lake, Brian Head and Cedar Breaks are open and have excellent conditions. The huge wildfire that raged nearby is now out and did not directly damage those popular areas.

New Record Wipers From Newcastle

The state wiper record was smashed and then smashed again, with two big fish caught at Newcastle.