Stocking Fish By Plane


There are so many mountain lakes in Utah, and the state is so large that they make stocking fish by plane since decades. The little dark things you see falling down are fingerlings! And most of them reach the water in good health.

Utah started stocking fish with fixed-wing aircraft back in 1956.
Many of the lakes in Utah are excellent places to fish, but you can’t get to them with a truck or a car. The Uinta Mountains alone have more than 650 fishable lakes. The best way to stock many of these valuable fisherie and  sometimes the only way to stock them is from the air. (…) more on