July 11th River Conditions
by: Steve Schmidt
It’s hot here in Utah and across the west and what better way to beat the heat than casting a fly while wading a cool river or mountain stream. Fly-fishing in northeastern Utah remains good and with some cooler weather in the forecast that should improve the hatches and the afternoon fishing that has lagged during the heat of the day. Of our waters the Green River is fishing the best. Closer to home both sections of the Provo River are good and the Weber Rivers prolific caddis hatches are starting to attract our attention.
Other waters to consider are those that dot the Uinta range. We’ve been able to get into these waters much earlier this year and they are fishing well. Both the south and north slope Uinta streams and lakes are in excellent condition for early July. Not far from the shop, Big Cottonwood Creek and Millcreek Canyons offer very good fly-fishing opportunities. Other canyon waters will fish well also, but these two are the better fisheries along the Wasatch Front.
To view our full river condition reports click the links below:
Northern Utah Report
Green River Report
In the search for the best fishing pack we’ve come to find the Patagonia Stealth Atom Sling Pack a one of a kind. Several manufacturers have put together sling packs over the years, and even Patagonia has put one out before, but there are a few unique things that the Stealth Atom has over any others. A sling pack is the perfect size for hiking around your favorite stream. We have used this pack steel heading and find that it works well even when spey casting. It’s also a great go to pack when you’re in it for the long haul on salt water flat. TO READ THE FULL REVIEW CLICK HERE…