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Tying Tips – The Squirmy Wormy

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The rivers here in the West are outrageously high, and just about every piece of water is blown out in some fashion or another. That obviously makes fishing difficult, but there’s one fly that’s chronically overlooked when fishing high water – the San Juan Worm. Yeah, yeah, it’s not a fly. But guess what? It catches… Read more »

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New Water

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“It’s higher than Monday,” Matt said from his place behind the oars. “I can’t believe how many bugs are out today. On Monday we still had snow.” I grinned. “They’re hatching just for me, right?” Matt chuckled and pushed off the bank, his four-year-old son pointing at the bugs in the air and shouting –… Read more »

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Tying Flies: An Angler’s Rabbit Hole

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I recently posted pictures of several flies I tied to a Facebook group that I belong to, partly because I enjoy sharing what I’ve recently tied and partly to dilute the never-ending ice fishing posts that overwhelm this particular page in the dead of winter. Unsurprisingly, the first comment that was posted questioned if tying… Read more »

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Provo River 7- 17 – 17

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Provo River Fishing Report 7/17/17 The latest Provo River fishing report is good! Flows are down and the green drakes are hatching in abundance. The Middle Provo has more drake activity than the Lower, although both are worth your time. Flows are still high on the Lower, though they’re much more manageable than in weeks… Read more »

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Provo River 3 – 25 – 17

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Provo River Fishing Report 3/25/17   The Lower Provo River, from Deer Creek Dam to Olmstead, is flowing high, around 400cfs. The water is clear, though. The high flows have displaced the fish and they’re not stacked in runs like usual. The BWOs are finally popping, in addition to midges. Fishing warm days with overcast… Read more »