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Bear Lake cutthroat could snap Utah record Scott Tolentino, Bear Lake Project Leader for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, sent in this picture of an angler holding a 31-inch cutthroat trout caught last weekend at Bear Lake. If the …

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Scott Tolentino, Bear Lake Project Leader for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, sent in this picture of an angler holding a 31-inch cutthroat trout caught last weekend at Bear Lake. If the proper information is submitted to the state the fish could be the new Catch and Release Record for cutthroat trout in Utah. The current record 31 1/2-inch cutthroat was caught in 2011 at East Canyon Reservoir. Tolentino said the fish, which was released, also had a tag. “Tagged on June 9, 2010 at the Swan Creek trap.  Female, adipose clipped from a previous stocking, and it was spawned and released.  Have not recaptured this fish since 2010,” Tolentino wrote in an email. Hook Shot: Big Bear Lake cutthroat could break Utah Catch and Release record
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