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Remote County Produces Record-Breaking Trout

December 31, 2020 By: Spencer Durrant

Rio Grande Cutthroat Fly FishingBox Elder County, in northwest Utah, isn’t a go-to location for record trout. Or at least, it never was until recently.

A 14-inch Yellowstone cutthroat trout is now the catch-and-release record for the Beehive State, which is notable because Yellowstone cutthroat only occupy a handful of creeks in the extreme northwest corner of Utah.

You can read more about the catch, and the reintroduction efforts for Yellowstone cutthroat, here.