Utah Fishing Destinations

Emerald Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Emerald Lake in Utah is a popular fishing destination known for its abundance of rainbow, cutthroat, and brook trout. The lake is located in the Uinta Mountains, offering visitors nearby hiking and camping opportunities. The best fishing times are typically from June through September, with average temperatures ranging from 45-70°F. Fishing tips include using small lures or flies and fishing in the mornings or evenings. Visitors can also enjoy kayaking and paddleboarding on the lake. 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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The brook trout is one of the most popular game fishes in northeastern North America.