Utah fishing for trout near Alta Utah

With more than 1,000 fishable lakes and numerous fishing streams, there are endless places to enjoy Utah fishing. Stay with Canyon Services and enjoy an afternoon of fishing near your Alta Snowbird vacation rental. Pack your fishing gear, head into Little Cottonwood Canyon, and enjoy fishing at secluded alpine lakes. Or make your way to the blue-ribbon waters of the Provo River with a local guide and cast your line for brown, rainbow, and cutthroat trout. Read on to learn more about fishing during your Alta Snowbird vacation:

What to Know Before You Go

Fishing in Utah is available year-round, offering the perfect addition to your stay with Canyon Services. Before heading out for a day on the water, make sure you are up to date with local fishing rules and regulations. Purchase a Utah fishing license online and download the app to access your license and detailed illustrations of fish species. You can find more helpful resources on the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources website

Where to Fish near Alta Utah

Head into Little Cottonwood Canyon and enjoy some catch-and-release fishing near your Alta Snowbird vacation rentals. Please do not swim in any of these lakes and recreate responsibly during your travels. 

  • Embark on an easy and scenic hike to Cecret Lake, where you can view the blossoming wildflowers beneath Sugarloaf Mountain. This lake is seasonally stocked for catch-and-release fishing!
  • Hike the Catherine Pass Trailhead near Albion Basin and enjoy alpine fishing at Lake Mary, Lake Martha, or Lake Catherine. Lake Mary is the largest of the lakes, offering brook and large lake trout.
  • If you are looking for some river fishing nearby, try Little Cottonwood Canyon River for brook, cutthroat, and stocked rainbow trout. 

Guided Fishing near Alta Snowbird

Sign up for guided fly-fishing with Salt Lake Fly Fishing Company, Snowbird Resort’s exclusive outfitter. They offer year-round guided fly fishing on the Provo, Weber, and Ogden Rivers. Sign up for a custom fly-fishing trip with a local guide and receive instruction on the best places to fish throughout the seasons. Trips include all necessary fishing gear, water, snacks, and deli-style lunches for full-day trips. 

Wasatch Guide Service also offers fly-fishing guide trips on the Provo River!

Book Your Alta Snowbird Vacation Rental Today

No matter when you plan your visit, Utah fishing is the perfect addition to your stay. Book your getaway with Canyon Services and stay within five minutes of both Alta and Snowbird Resorts. Browse our Alta Snowbird condo rentals and find the perfect property for your group today!