Utah Fishing Destinations

Abes Lake

Apache Trout Arctic Grayling Atlantic Salmon and 1 more species

Abes Lake in Utah, USA, is a popular fishing spot for anglers. The lake is located in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest and is known for its scenic beauty and abundant fish species.

The most prevalent fish species in Abes Lake are trout, including rainbow, brown, and cutthroat trout. Anglers can also find kokanee salmon and grayling in the lake. The best fishing spots in the lake are near the inlet and outlet streams.

In addition to fishing, Abes Lake offers nearby activities such as hiking, camping, and wildlife viewing. The surrounding forest has numerous trails for hiking and exploring, and there are several campgrounds in the area for those who wish to stay overnight.

Anglers looking to catch trout in Abes Lake should use small lures or flies, and focus on the deep areas of the lake. Fishing is best in the early morning or late evening when the fish are more active.

The best time to visit Abes Lake for fishing is from late spring to early fall, when the water is warmer and the fish are more active. The average temperature during this time is between 50 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit.

Overall, Abes Lake is a great destination for anglers looking to catch trout and other fish species in a scenic and peaceful setting. Get driving directions.

Weather Outlook

Fish Species

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The apache trout is considered to be critically endangered by the IUCN.

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As its name implies, the Arctic graying is primarily an inhabitant of northern waters.

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The value of the Atlantic salmon both as a sport, commercial, and food fish cannot be exaggerated.

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Cutthroat trout are the most widely distributed of all the western trouts of North America.