Kurt Finlayson is an active member of the Utah Stream Access Coalition and Trout Unlimited, is a former coach with the US Youth Fly Fishing team, and competes with Fly Fishing Team USA. He lives in Cache Valley, Utah with his wife and three daughters.
Anglers around the country are encountering new attacks on their current rights to access water. Utah is no exception and is currently in the middle of a heated political and legal battle. In 2009, the Utah legislature proposed a bill that would effectively take away rights granted in the Utah Constitution for the public to “recreate on the waters of...