10 Record-Setting Fish Caught In Utah This Season

Utah anglers hit the waters hard in 2020, and as a result, Utah fishing records were dropping like flies. From slab crappie to gigantic lake trout – Let’s take a look at ten record-setting fish from Utah in 2020.

Thanks to the Utah Department Of Wildlife for keeping records, reports, and photos.

1) Lake Trout

Lake Trout Caught In Utah
Angler: Chance Scott
Location: Flaming Gorge
Weight: 53 pounds, 15 ounces
Length: 34 inches

2) Splake

Splake Caught In Utah
Angler: Cade Tebbs
Location: Fish Lake
Length: 33 inches

3) Kokanee Salmon

Salmon Record Utah
Angler: Scott Parsons
Location: Fish Lake
Weight: 4 lbs
Lengths: 22 inches

4) Tiger Muskie

Tiger Muskie Utah
Angler: Maya Western
Location: Fish Lake
Weight: 36 pounds, 6 ounces
Length: 50 inches

5) Hybrid Striped Bass (Wiper)

Utah Fishing Records
Angler: Trevor Tippetts
Location: Minersville Reservoir
Length: 28 inches

6) Golden Trout

Angler: Jonah Lewis
Location: Marsh Lake
Length: 16 1/2 inches

7) Bear Lake Cutthroat Trout

Angler: David MacKay
Location: Bear Lake
Length: 27.5 inches

8) Black Crappie

Angler: Matt Turner
Location: Deer Creek Reservoir
Weight: 1 pound, 14 ounces
Length: 15 3/4 inches

9) Colorado River Cutthroat Trout

Utah Fishing Records
Angler: Brian Olsen
Location: Current Creek Reservoir
Length: 14 inches

10) Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout

Utah Fishing Records
Angler: Kelly Anderson
Location: Johnson Creek
Length: 14 inches

Fun Fact: Utah is named after the ”Ute” Native American Tribe which translates to ”People Of The Mountains”

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