Tag Archives: Fly Fishing Utah

It’s OK to Nymph.

December 13, 2014

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Fly Fishing Idaho My first in depth experience with fly fishing was on the Provo River in Utah.  We used to Nymph fish the crap out of that place (along with most other fly fisherman in that area).  And, we pulled some great fish out of that river nymphing. Nymph fly fishing is how I […]

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Lower Provo River Fishing Report

May 16, 2014

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fly fishing provo river

I have fished the Lower Provo River over a dozen times the past month and have had some amazing success. For numbers of fish your best bet is to stick with nymphs and for larger fish the streamer bite is hot. The water levels have slowly increase so it is running very high but don’t […]

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Fly Fishing Utah’s Falcon’s Ledge

July 31, 2013

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Dream Destination We have a good friend, Spencer Higa, that manages at Falcon’s Ledge and we have heard first hand it is pretty awesome.  Big Hoss has actually done some fishing there and can attest to that claim. We found a little promo we wanted to share.  Looks like fly fishing at Utah’s Falcon’s Ledge […]

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Therapy for the soul

April 18, 2013

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fly fishing still water

I went fishing last week and on the way home from an amazing day on the water I got to thinking how therapeutic fly fishing is for me.  I hadn’t been fishing very much over the past couple months do to how busy my work has been and with spring time here had felt a […]

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F3T review

February 28, 2013

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I attended the F3T this past week at the Depot in SLC.  Here is my quick review of the show. I have thought about the last three years of shows and have decided in my opinion that the show has slightly gone down hill.  First off the organizers, volunteers, and employees of the Depot are […]

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Update from the Utah Stream Access Coalition

February 20, 2013

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Latest news from USAC. We Did it!! Legislative Update Last Friday was a win for stream access in Utah. Over 400 people showed up at the Capitol steps to support our cause. Objective number one was accomplished: HB 68 was withdrawn from consideration by the Legislature. It was your calls, your emails and letters, and […]

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Rally at Capitol was a hit

February 18, 2013

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USAC rally at utah state capitol

Last Friday was the rally at the State Capitol opposing HB68.  We met up on the Capitol steps at 10am.  We were able to listen to representatives from USAC as well as Rep. Dixon M. Pitcher which is helping USAC draft a bill to combat HB68.  This bill I have heard will reflect language that has been adopted […]

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Loop Gear on the Provo River

February 12, 2013

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fly fishing loop gear

This past week I was able to meet up with some good friends on the Provo River to test out some awesome LOOP gear.  It was a rowdy bunch lead by Shane Wootan, which provided all the LOOP gear.  We also had the Outsmartingfish crew Grant Bench, Nathan Leavitt and Derek Olthuis. This past few […]

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5 flies to have in your box this winter

December 27, 2012

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winter fly fishing utah

Here are the 5 flies you must have in your box this winter.  I really think winter fishing is some of the best because you don’t see as many people, the water is low and clear.  I do love midge hatches in the winter, it might be the best dry fly action of the year.  so here […]

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Fall Guide Trip

October 23, 2012

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crystal ranch fly fishing utah

I filled in for some friends out at Crystal Ranch for a three day guide trip a couple weeks ago.  I don’t guide really that much due to my Family and Work schedule but the timing was right when they asked me.  We had some great clients from NY and NJ.   They had fished […]

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Poacher pleads guilty

September 27, 2012

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utah poacher pleads guilty

Fish poacher pleads guilty and receives 10-year license suspension Christopher Winslow of Iron County, Utah was illegally fishing at Panguitch Lake on April 29, 2011, when a Utah Division of Wildlife Resources conservation officer contacted him. Winslow possessed an expired combination license, which he unlawfully purchased while on suspension for a 2004 hunting violation. Additionally, […]

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Fly Fishing Social and BBQ

September 15, 2012

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Join us and other Provo River Fly Fisherman at a Fly Fishing Social and Barbeque When: Saturday, September 29th at 11:00 am. Where: Canyon Glen Park, Provo Canyon. This event is purely a social gathering for anglers to connect, socialize, and spend a wonderful Saturday afternoon with friends, family and like-minded fisherman. We will be […]

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Lower Weber River

September 3, 2012

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fly fishing lower weber river

Post by Justin Hamblin Despite the fact that flows have been eratic and the water has been generally murky this entire year so far(because of the work being done on the Echo dam), the lower Weber river has been kicking out some nice fish fairly consistently. The most productive flies as of late have been stoneflies […]

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Falcon’s Ledge, Orvis Lodge of the Year 2012

July 31, 2012

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falcons ledge fly fishing

Falcon’s Ledge, Orvis Endorsed Lodge was named the 2012 Fly Fishing Lodge of the Year.   I have been to this lodge and I can honestly say it is one of the nicest lodges I have ever been too.  I was able to visited the lodge for one of the Falcon’s Ledge fly tying retreats this […]

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When the Ice is Off, the Fish are ON!

April 16, 2012

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Pic of the week This monster comes to us from Jason Arave fly fishing down in Utah, and he hit the ice off to perfection, landing this monster. Great work Jason.

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About the Middle Provo River

January 30, 2012

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Middle Provo River

This is a awesome post from Utah Fly Fishing Club about the Middle Provo River. Travis Gillespie put this info together. He is has been fishing the Provo River almost 20 years and knows how to handle it. Check out the Google map he put together. Check out the site Utah Fly Fishing Club for […]

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River Report

December 7, 2011

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fly fishing utah rivers

Ogden River and Weber River – The Ogden River is still fishing pretty hot but the water is very low. Most productive patterns are egg and very small midges. The Ogden browns love the black zebra midge so have a handful with you just in case you get caught up in the pesky over hanging […]

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The Unperfect Prefect Day

November 30, 2011

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Post Taken from Utah Fly Fishing Club website written by Travis Gillespie. I wanted to repost this from his site because I took these pictures, I wanted to brag a little bit.   You know those days that everything seems to be lining up just perfect for an epic day on the water, well today wasn’t […]

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Happy Video Monday / Provo River Update

November 7, 2011

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Here are a couple of vids that will start your week off right.  Marc Crapo from No Sports Allowed has a great review on a William Joseph Coastal Backpack and Collin Carlson from Finpusher tying up some Provo Hookers.  Man those Hookers look good…. Provo River Update Fishing Report for the Provo River for last week.  The […]

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Top 5 Fall Flies

November 4, 2011

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fly fishing frenzy higa's sos fly

Here is my list of my top 5 Fall flies.  I had a list of 10 but I figured I would narrow it down to 5 because out of the 10 I used these 5 flies 90% of the time in the Fall.  There are obvious factors that for this list and the number reason […]

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