How does an angler know when and where to fish, how to get there, and what kind of gear will reel in the catch? The answers are all here in Fishing Utah. From its pristine alpine lakes to its plentiful desert reservoirs, Utah's waters are teeming with game fish - hard-fighting rainbows, smallmouth bass, warmwater muskies, and big walleyes.
Lifelong Utah angler and outdoor writer Brett Prettyman knows these waters well and has collected details to help anglers fish here. This guide provides descriptions of more than 170 fishing hot spots around the state and answers the questions every angler asks before setting out.
Look inside to find: advice on when, where, and how to fish - the flies and lures that could make the difference between an empty creel and a good day's catch; up-to-date information on stocking schedules and fish abundance; clear descriptions of trails, distances, terrain, availability of campgrounds, and even winter conditions; where to fish with kids or how to fish in solitude; and an illustrated section describing the habits, habitats, and best ways to fish for Utah's huge variety of game fish.
Whether you're planning an afternoon or a week of angling adventures, take Fishing Utah along for the trip.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Brett Prettyman grew up learning to fish on a small stream in central Utah and in the high elevation lakes of the Uinta Mountains. Trout fishing in these cold waters was Brett's first love. In 1990 Brett became a reporter with the Salt Lake Tribune and was soon covering outdoors for Utah's largest newspaper.