Top 10 Biggest Trophy Fish in Utah
Cutthroat Trout: A non-native cutthroat weighing 26 pounds and 12 ounces set the oldest state record in Utah, 92 years to be exact! The giant fish was caught .
Wiper:is a mix of white and striper, and while “hybrids” are more widely used in some regions of the country, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) prefers wipers.
Yellow Perch: is semi-anadromous, meaning it dwells in freshwater or brackish rivers and spawns in small, shallow freshwater streams. The average mature length of a perch is 4 to 10 inches.
Walleye:is between 15 and 20 inches long and one and three pounds, they can grow to lengths of around 35 inches and weigh up to 25 pounds. A few specimens have even surpassed the 30-pound mark.
Brown Trout:are more tolerant of warm water than brook or rainbow trout. Individual brown trout range in size from 7 to 14 inches in total length and weigh between one and five pounds.
Largemouth Bass :can be found in various types of water, including freshwater and brackish water. They prefer slow-moving, big rivers or streams with peaceful grounds.
Channel Catfish:can survive in saltwater and brackish water. The average size of channel catfish in most waterways would be between two and four pounds and around 12 to 24 inches.
Splake Trout:are born in freshwater and can dwell there their entire lives or migrate to saltwater at some point. Splake trout grow faster than either parent species and can reach weights.
Striped Bass: are anadromous fish that can survive in fresh and saltwater. Striped bass typically weigh 10 to 30 pounds and grow 20 to 35 inches long. However, they can grow much larger throughout .
Tiger Muskellunge: is a carnivorous mix between the real muskellunge and the northern pike. It lives in freshwater and can be found throughout Canada, the Northeast, and the Midwest of US.