As the cicadas wind down we are now seeing yellow Sally’s and caddis. The big bug is still working on the river, but many fish are also refusing it. We always have a blast when Rick and Dave come out from Tennessee, they are hardcore Anglers and so fun to be around! They landed a ton of nice fish!
Rick and Dave from Tennessee have landed several awesome fish on dries the last few days! The sallies and caddis are ON, great dry fly fishing.
Fishing is good right now on the Green River, Utah! Blue Wing Olives are hatching on overcast days, and on sunny days we’re seeing the midge hatch happen. The nymph fishing is good, as well as the dry fly fishing but is more weather dependent. Today is rainy and cold, expect the B section below Red Creek Rapid to be blown out for a few days.
We had a great couple of days with Jeff and Steve! Nice fishing guys, great numbers.
The colors are changing and we’ve seen the first of snow for the season! The nymph fishing is good- try pseudo-nymphs or scuds. There’s some dry fly action to be had in back eddies- try a small ant or parachute Adams. October is filling up- we expect the fishing to be good late into the season! Pictured below is Guide Nick Jackson with one of our favorite clients Joe Snoy. Joe landed several fish on the fly rod throughout the day including this nice Brown!
(Photo Credit: Brandon Snoy)
The dry fly fishing is decent right now on the Green River, Utah. Ants and Hoppers are working well. Brock landed this beautiful 22 inch Brown today, on an ant dry fly.
Guide Ryan Dangerfield headed out to the river the last few days and landed some nice fish on streamers, and on the dry dropper. Later in the day when release flows increase the fishing tends to slow down quite a bit. Expect high flows this year- we’ve had lots of snow and the lake is high!
Winter has arrived and the snow is blowing up on the Green River in Utah. Guide Wade Isaman and his buddy Dylan were not afraid of the cold and headed out to huck some streamers during the Brown spawn. They broke out the grill and had a blast- bundle up and get out there!
Jake from the fly shop at Trout Creek Flies sits on top of Diving Board Rock at the canyon rim above the Green River below Flaming Gorge Dam. We had over 1.5 inches of rain yesterday and Red Creek rapid is BLOWN OUT. Try a streamer or zig-jig today! (Photo Cred: Ryan Kelly)
Salt Lake Tribune and Channel 13 News both released stories today asking visitors on the Green River below Flaming Gorge Dam to exercise caution during spring runoff flows. Several visitors have needed rescuing during the 8600 CFS flows, and with water temps in the 40’s hypothermia is a concern. Read the tribune story here.
Once the high water flows end the dry fly fishing is expected to EXCEPTIONAL. The fish are strong from fighting the powerful currents and are putting up a good fight. We look forward to their SLAM on some dries when the CFS stabilizes to average summer flows. If you were jonesing for the (absent) Cicada hatch this year – the dry fly fishing to come could give you that top of the water eat you were looking for. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to book ASAP- we still have some dates open!
There is an estimated 8,000-22,000 fish per mile on the Green River, here’s your proof. This clip was filmed just below Flaming Gorge Dam the first week of October 2015.
Guide: Nick Jackson, Fisherman: Joe Snoy, Video: Julianne Peterson