Green River - Below Flaming Gorge, Utah Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Reported by Doug Roberts
Fly Fishing Map of Green River, UT
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Green River - Below Flaming Gorge, Utah Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Look for fish sipping blue-wing-olive and other small mayflies. Streamers still working fairly well early morning and late. Fish are eating midges and egg patterns on the spawning beds. Be careful not to step on the spawning beds.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
11 / 24 / 2020
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Green River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 900 CFS average

Visibility: 30 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 50 Degrees F

Water condition: Slightly Turbid

Best time of day to fish: 9:00am to 3:00 pm

Best stretch: "A" or "B" Sections are fishing good. The A section around little hole .

Best access point: Dam, Little Hole and Indian Crossing are the three best access points.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Blue-wing-olive, Midge,

Fish species: Browns, Rainbows,cuttbows(hybrid) and some Cutthroats and White Fish

Fishing season: Year Round

Nearest airport: Salt Lake City, Vernal or Rock Springs and Dutch John (just a small landing strip)

Person Fishing in a stream

Green River Description

Located in northeast Utah the Green River flows from Flaming Gorge Dam and offers up twenty eight miles of world class tail water fly fishing with trout populations as high as twenty thousand fish per mile.

From its head waters high in the Wind River Mountains of southern Wyoming the the Green River flows through sage brush flats in to Flaming Gorge Reservoir near Green river Wyoming. The Green ...

Techniques & Tips

Terrestrial fishing such as hoppers,ants,crickets, and Beatles. Fish Blue-wing-olive and other small may flies to sippers. Fishing nymphs when no surface feeding is visible. Fish streamers early and late.

7-Day Forecast

Streamer fishing with the occasional blue-wing-olive hatch. Fish are also on spawning beds eating midges and egg patterns. Be careful to not step on the clean bright gravel spots those are the spawning redds.


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