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17,000 tiger muskies coming to Utah


Tiger Muskie caught by Brett Myrup at Newton Reservoir
Tiger Muskie caught by Brett Myrup at Newton Reservoir

The DWR is bringing 17,000 tiger muskies into Utah from Nebraska. The fish will be placed in Utah waters that already have tiger muskies in them. The new arrivals will increase the number of tigers in the waters in which they're placed. And that will provide Utah anglers with even more chances to catch these huge fish.

Where: The following number of tiger muskies will be stocked into the following Utah reservoirs. When they're stocked, the fish will be one-inch long:

Northern Utah: Northeastern Utah: Southeastern Utah:

When: The muskies should arrive in Utah sometime Tuesday evening (May 6). To reduce the stress on the fish, the DWR will stock them as soon as possible—either Tuesday night (May 6) or Wednesday morning (May 7).