Utah Fishing Destinations

Gates Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Gates Lake is a popular fishing destination in Utah, USA, known for its abundant trout population. Anglers can catch rainbow, brown, and brook trout in the lake. Visitors can also enjoy hiking and camping in the nearby Uinta Mountains. The best time to fish at Gates Lake is from May to September, with the average temperature ranging from 50°F to 80°F. Fishing tips include using small spinners or flies and fishing in the early morning or late afternoon when the fish are most active. Get driving directions.

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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.