Utah Fishing Destinations

Lake Fork River

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Lake Fork River is located in the Uinta Mountains of Utah and is known for its world-class fly fishing. The river is home to rainbow, brown, brook, and cutthroat trout, with the best fishing in the upper stretches. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and backpacking in the surrounding wilderness areas. Fishing tips include using dry flies and nymphs, and practicing catch-and-release to preserve the fish populations. The best time to visit is in the summer months (June-August) with average temperatures ranging from 60-80 degrees Fahrenheit. 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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Cutthroat trout are the most widely distributed of all the western trouts of North America.