Utah Council of Trout Unlimited Events

June 18-20

single fly
Green River Single Fly

Trout in the Classroom

cutthroat slam
Utah Cutthroat Slam

Utah Fly Fishers Hall of Fame

The Utah Council of Trout Unlimited

The purpose of the Council shall be to increase the effectiveness of Trout Unlimited in the State of Utah and to foster sound trout management in the State and region by the following means:

  • Fostering the concept of wild trout fishing as a sport and a heritage to be protected for future generations;
  • Promoting trout and salmon waters as a resource and especially with the preservation and Enhancement of the quality and quantity of such water;
  • Promoting the concept of quality trout fishing and encouraging the adoption of fishing regulations that will provide for such fishing.
  • Serving as a line of communication with government agencies and speaking as a unified voice for Trout Unlimited on State and regional fisheries management matters;
  • The adequate inventory of trout and salmon waters as a resource and its classification in a manner conducive to the development of effective biological and sociological management programs;
  • Establishing liaison among member chapters;
  • Coordinating projects and programs of member chapters;
  • Interpreting and providing guidance to chapters in carrying out the policies and objectives of Trout Unlimited;
  • Building state and regional Trout Unlimited membership;
  • Providing another vehicle for communication between chapters and the national organization via members elected from the Council to the National and Regional Boards of Trout Unlimited from members residing within the State;
  • Raising funds by solicitation and conducting fundraising activities provided, however, that all funds so raised shall be used exclusively for the purpose of the Council;
  • Provide review and give comments to chapter fisheries management programs or projects in the Council area. Over the years, the Utah Council has addressed many issues facing our cold-water fisheries. These include:  Whirling Disease, Aquaculture, establishing a balanced Fish Health Policy Board, In-Stream Flows, Oil and Gas Exploration, Roadless Areas, Grazing, Protecting Access to Public Lands, Stream Restoration, FERC Relicensing, Native Fish Recovery 



Trout Unlimited is a national conservation group founded in 1959 dedicated to Protecting, Reconnecting,
Restoring, and Sustaining our coldwater resources to benefit the anglers who value healthy streams and
excellent angling opportunities. TU is supported by member donations, with 90% of the funds raised by TU
going directly into conservation programs.