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Anglers will find some of the best fishing in the Rocky Mountain West in Cache Valleys lakes and rivers, including Blacksmith Fork River, Logan River, and Bear Lake. Logan and Bear Rivers are known for their blue-ribbon fly-fishing. Second Dam is fully accessible. Tony Grove Lake is stocked with rainbow trout. The largest fish caught in Logan Canyon was reported to be 40 pounds. Nearby Bear Lake offers exciting fishing for trophy cutthroat and lake trout, ranging in size from 2 to 25 pounds. The annual dip netting for the small Bonneville Cisco, native only to Bear Lake, takes place in January and February.
Download our Cache Valley Fishing brochure.
Bear Lake State Park
Bear Lake is the Caribbean of the Rockies with stunning turquoise water and white sandy beaches. This is Utah’s second largest freshwater lake, nearly 20 miles long and 8 miles wide. This popular resort destination offers boating, jet skiing, scuba diving, fishing, swimming, and sailing in the summer. Watercraft, sailboats, and ski boats can be rented in town and on the beaches. Winter recreation includes snowmobiling and skiing in nearby Logan Canyon and ice fishing on the lake. The area is famous for its delicious raspberries. Enjoy a raspberry shake and other raspberry products.
41 miles east of Logan, along Logan Canyon National Scenic Byway, U.S. Hwy. 89, on the Utah/Idaho border
Visit the Bear Lake Visitors Bureau website.
Hyrum State Park
Canoe and boat rentals available during summer months. Call for details.
This beautiful 450-acre manmade lake offers boating, year-round fishing, waterskiing, camping, and swimming. Facilities include a 32-unit campground with one ADA site, modern restrooms, showers, a concrete boat ramp, and a sandy beach. A group camping area is available by reservation for reunions and parties. The park is located only 15 minutes from downtown Logan. Blacksmith Fork Canyon and Hardware Ranch Elk Refuge are only 16 miles to the east.
405 West 300 South, Hyrum
Ice fishing is a popular cold weather activity in Cache Valley. The sport requires some generally inexpensive equipment for boring a hole in the ice plus a special ice fishing rod.
The following locations in Cache Valley offer excellent opportunities to catch fish through the ice: Newton Reservoir for bluegill, bass, trout and tiger musky; Hyrum Reservoir for yellow perch and trout; and Porcupine Reservoir for trout and Kokanee salmon.
Mountain Valley Trout Farm
1471 West U.S. Hwy 281, Smithfield
Sportsman's Paradise at White's Ranch
Hunting and Fishing Preserve!
Our preserve is the finest in pristine hunting and fishing experiences
Exciting Trophy Trout Fly-Fishing
Upland game hunting including Pheasant, Partridge and Quail
Five Stand Sporting Clays
Meeting Room and Expanded Kitchen
We offer a complete western experience destination.
399 West 9000 South, Paradise