Tag Archives: Provo River

Head Shots

May 18, 2015

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Been fishing lately on the Provo River warming up this years Fly Fishing Frenzy.  This will mark the Fifteenth aniversiary of the us buddies getting together for a week to fly fish.  This year will be epic fishing up in Idaho and Montana.  Here are the pics from this last weeks spoils from the Provo.

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Lower Provo River Fishing Report

May 16, 2014

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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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Week of Pics

May 5, 2014

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Fly Fishing the Provo River has been very good lately.  Here are some pics from this past week.  

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Fishing High Water

May 28, 2013

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Here in Utah the water like in most areas right now is raging and is very hard to fish or at least people think it is hard to fish.  One of the main rivers in Utah the Provo River is a tail water and the flows are controlled by the dams at Jordanelle and Deer Creek.   […]

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Loop Gear on the Provo River

February 12, 2013

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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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Annual Freeze Your Ass Off on the Provo Day

January 17, 2013

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The annual Freeze Your Ass Off on the Provo will be Saturday, January 19th, somewhere on the Middle Provo. Organized byUtahOnTheFly.com. The plan is to meet at the Hub Cafe in Heber City around 8am for some breakfast. From there we will be heading over to the river….location TBD. If you want to attend and […]

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Provo Hooker

September 6, 2012

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Provo River Fly Fishing

Been fishing the Provo River Hooker a ton lately so I wanted to share some of my pics.  A couple months ago Collin Carlson sent me sample of his fly and I just started to fish it.  This fly with a couple other flies is becoming my favorite to fish.  The way it acts in […]

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Browns are Browns

June 18, 2012

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A few weeks ago we had our annual Frenzy trip up to Idaho and Montana where we landed some awesome fish.  We fished mostly streamers hunting for big aggressive trout.  When I got home I was convinced that the Brown trout up north are more aggressive.  A couple days after being home I was having withdrawals from […]

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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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Lower and Middle Provo River Fishing Report

May 1, 2012

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Spring is coming to an end even though the weather is trying to keep it here.  We have had a up and down weather pattern over the last few weeks which is typical for spring in Utah.  There have been great reports of awesome BWO hatched on the Lower Provo.  Hatches are coming off depending […]

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This fish doesn’t belong on this river

March 20, 2012

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Fat Rainbow Trout on the Provo River

I have fished the Lower Provo River my whole life and have caught many many fish on this section. I have seen a handful of colorful fat rainbow trout over the years but nothing like this fish. I hadn’t been fishing for a few weeks so Dave Hancey and I decided to take the afternoon […]

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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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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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Provo River Reports

August 15, 2011

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We don’t write many reports for the Provo River but have heard a lot of good things about the different sections so I wanted to share.   Lower Provo River: I haven’t fished for a week or so but have heard from many that PMD’s are coming off mid day.  You will see major PMD […]

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Have a good week

July 18, 2011

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Hopefully these pictures will make you have a better Monday and a better week.  The rivers around here are finally coming down and there are more places that are fishable.  I know if the western states in general the water is down a bit, not off color and fishable. These great pictures are from my good Friend Travis […]

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Redemption!!

June 18, 2011

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I couldn’t leave the taste in my mouth of the last time I was on the Provo River so I went up early Friday morning and was set on landing a fish.  I was only there for about an hour but I dominated.  I had 6 fish on and landed them all.  The nicest fish of the […]

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Lower Provo River Report

June 16, 2011

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I don’t give many reports but I went out fishing on the Lower Provo River and wanted to vent some frustration and give a report on the water level and fishing.  The water level is a bit above what the mid summer flows are usually.  The Clarity right now is good as long as you stay […]

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