Green River - Below Flaming Gorge, Utah Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Reported by Doug Roberts
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Green River - Below Flaming Gorge, Utah Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Fish a streamer or a deep nymph rig until you start to notice fish rising at which time switch to,small midge and mayfly dry flies. Concentrate your efforts on seam lines and slow to medium moving water and pockets along with the bank. Walk softly and look in the water with polarized sunglasses and you should be able to spot fish!
Fishing Report Last Updated:
1 / 15 / 2019
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Green River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 1500 cfs

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 39 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

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:

Midges, Blue-wing-olive, October Caddis.

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)

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

Look for fish tight to the bank and cast a Midge, and Blue-wing a couple of feet upstream of them And let it drif over them. Strip streamers off the bank if in a boat, swing streamers if wading. Look for surface feeders fish small mayfly and Midge dry flies using a very long 6x leader to gently float the fly directly into the feeding fish.Nymph a egg witch h a scud or midge dropper also try a Hopper Ant or Cricket with an egg dropper. Nymph drop offs and seamlines.

7-Day Forecast

Streamer and mid day Midge dry fly fishing should start to get better!

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