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    WATER RECREATION IN UTAH

    Utah’s backyard supports a plethora of outdoor recreation activities, which many of these activities involve water.

    Below we define water by how it’s used:

     

    CONTACT RECREATION
    swimming

    Includes recreational activities involving a significant risk of ingestion of water -  such as swimming, wading, diving, and waterskiing.

     

     

     

    canoeNON-CONTACT RECREATION

    Aquatic recreational pursuits not involving a significant risk of water ingestion, including fishing, boating, and shoreline activity.

     

     

     

    flyfishingCOLD WATER FISHERIES

    Temperatures should typically be below 20° C (60° F) and down to around 10° C (50° F).

    This includes many of Utah’s native Trout. 

     

     

     

    Spotted Bass - Warm Water FishWARM WATER FISHERIES

    Including many game fish, such as large and smallmouth bass, striped bass, crappie, bluegill, and walleye.

    Temperatures should be around 27° to 32° Celsius (80° to 90° F).

     

     

     

     

    For more information on fish, click here.