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The River Essay

June 25, 2012

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Mark Greer yesterday emailed me this Essay and asked that we post it.  His son Anthony Greer passed away earlier this year and had written this essay about fly fishing.  He was a guide on the Green River and had an incredible passion for Fly Fishing.   I love his words and share his love […]

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Big Fish Challenge

June 6, 2012

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A local river fishing competition put on by our good friend Brandon Pack called the BIG FISH CHALLENGE starts on the Provo River July 14. The BIG FISH CHALLENGE is a catch-and-release fishing competition on Utah’s most premier fishing rivers to see which individual angler can catch the biggest trout in length. This competition is […]

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Green with Envy

March 18, 2012

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A proposed pipeline to divert billions of gallons of water from Wyoming and Utah to Colorado’s Front Range threatens more than the world-class trout fishing in the Green River and Flaming Gorge Reservoir. It poses a threat to a series of small communities and a way of life. This video from TU and the Sportsmen’s […]

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Allocating Green River water

January 23, 2012

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This is a cool article not only for fly fisherman but in general. I am all for alternate forms of energy including nuclear but I think this is article is spot on, at least my non nuclear knowledge tells me it is a good opinion. Taken from the Salt Lake Tribune Utah’s chief water rights official has approved […]

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Utah Winter Fly Fishing Guide

December 14, 2011

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Post taken from Utah Fly Fishing Club make sure to like Utah Fly Fishing Club’s Facebook Page. Written by Travis Gillespie Fly Fishing in the Winter can be some of the best fly fishing you experience all year. It is quickly becoming a favorite time for fly fishers who don’t mind some cold toes and fingers. The […]

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River Report

December 7, 2011

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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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Fishing Report

October 19, 2011

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So, I have heard from a number of different sources that the fish are getting active and aggressive.  Here is a quick river report on some of the rivers. Weber and Ogden Rivers: The Ogden River is running at good levels and is somewhat clear. You can’t go wrong with 18-20 black zebra midges. Your usual suspects […]

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Big Fish Challenge

August 30, 2011

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The local fishing tournament “The Big Fish Challenge” came to an end.  It seems to have been a success.  There was some great fish caught and awesome prizes won.  I have listed the Grand Prize winners below.  The fisherman fished three rivers the Provo River, Green River and the Weber River. The grand prize winner had the most […]

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Utah Single Fly Event 2011

May 26, 2011

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Last year Lance Egan won this event with the Tootsie Roll Fly, check out the article here on the SLTRIB site.  I would love to put together a Frenzy Team.  If anyone is interested let me know. Trout Unlimited’s 2011 Utah Single Fly Event September 29-30, 2011 On the Green River in Utah Attendance: 15 teams of […]

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BIG FISH CHALLENGE!!!

February 28, 2011

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It is about time someone puts together a local fishing tournament on local waters.  Now it isn’t a fly fishing only but still very cool that we have someone putting this together.  The BIG FISH CHALLENGE is a catch-and-release fishing competition to see which angler can catch the biggest trout in length. This competition is […]

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Electroshocking and Fish Survey on Utah’s Green River

November 16, 2010

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Brett Prettyman over at the Salt lake Tribune and the Utah DWR teamed up and put this video together.  We put up the teaser video of this electroshocking and fish survey a few weeks ago.  This is the full length video. Check out Brett Prettyman’s blog

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Electroshocking trout on the Green River video teaser

September 25, 2010

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Brett Prettyman writes about the outdoors, recreation and fishing for The Salt Lake Tribune www.sltrib.com By Bret Prettyman: I spent some time on the Green River recently to do a story on the Division of Wildlife Resources’ electroshocking project there. Reed Sherman, the DWR’s videographer, and I had fun gathering video to go along with […]

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September 8, 2010

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Utah’s trophy fisheries in trouble September 7th, 2010 @ 1:15pm By Mike Radice KSL.com SALT LAKE CITY — Too much of a good thing really is not a good thing, especially when it comes to catch and release on a blue ribbon trout river. Right now on many of Utah’s trout streams and specifically on […]

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Dr. Gillespie’s Annual Green River Trip

April 23, 2009

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Leave it to the Dr. to make us all jealous…BASTARD!!!!  –  post taken from the Xstream Outdoors blog. Every year it’s tradition for me to plan a trip to the Green River during the famed Blue Wing Olive Hatch. Its the one trip each year that I am so excited about that I am thinking […]

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Rivers of Recovery

February 22, 2009

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A while back I found out about a organization that really stuck out to me about what they were doing.  Rivers of Recovery is doing good in this world when there is so much negativity.  As you will read in this post Rivers of Recovery provides meaningful fishing trips to disabled veterans.  I have never […]

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Tribute To The Dean of the Green…Denny Breer

November 20, 2008

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Taken from Xstream Outdoors author Dr. Gillespie. The world has lost one of its best, but Denny will still be here…I was saddened to read the news that Denny Breer had pasted away in an accident…I thought this can’t be true??? I just spoke with him the Friday before his passing. As the reality set […]

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Can’t Get Enough of The Green River!!

June 3, 2008

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I imagine that you read Travis’s post below and have a bit of a background on how this Green River trip came about but I am going to tell it again anyway. I had planned on going up to Missoula to float Rock Creek and the Blackfoot rivers last weekend but due to the level […]

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Cicadas Anyone???

June 2, 2008

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So I got a call from Hoss 3 weeks ago saying “Hey what are you doing the last week of May?” I said “I don’t think I have anything planned” “OK good, your going with me to Montana!” Well things didn’t workout that way. The week before, I visited my older brother Jeremy in Bakersfield, […]

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