Five state fishing records were broken in 2014. Click here for a complete list of Utah fishing records and information on how to report and submit records.
Current angling record fish
WIPER 11 lb 2 oz 26 7/8"20 4/8" Russell Nielson Newcastle Reservoir
Current catch and release record fish
BULLHEAD, Black 14&1/2" John Harris Pineview Reservoir
SUNFISH, Green 11&1/4"Jeremy Martinez Quail Creek Reservoir
Current spearfishing record fish
CRAPPIE, Black 13 oz 12"9 3/8"Ryan Peterson Deer Creek Reservoir
WIPER 11 lb 6 oz L=27 3/4" G=20 3/8" Carl Wayne CooperNewcastle Reservoir
By law, you are required to have your fishing license in your possession at all times while you are fishing, but this year having your licence with you just got easier. Now you can keep a digital copy of your license on your phone or tablet that is just as valid as a printed copy. If a conservation officer asks to see your license, you can easily produce the digital copy. You also have the option of taking a photo of your paper license and storing that on your phone or tablet.If you use the app, you will be able to easily see when your license expires.Then, you can use the app to quickly renew it. The app is available for both Apple and Android devices. You can downloadit at wildlife.utah.gov/mobileapp
The 2015 Utah fishing proclamation has been released. There have been many changes to this years fishing regulations including the home possession limit, the daily limit, and changes to limits on some species of fish at some fisheries. These changes and many others are found beginning on page 40 of the fishing proclamation. There are also new license fees this year and now you can fish with two poles without an additional permit. These new rules, along with many others are intended to benefit Utah anglers not only this year, but for years to come.
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We Fish Utah Staff