The middle section of the Provo River meanders through the peaceful Heber Valley with fantastic views of both the Wasatch and Uintah mountain ranges. This remarkable tailwater is home to a healthy population of large brown trout, making it one of Utah’s best trout streams with over 3,000 fish per square mile. The middle section has great buffalo midge and blue wing olive hatches during early spring. The summer starts off with a strong green drake hatch while mid-summer pale morning duns and caddies come out full force and run through early fall. Great river to fish year round.
The Weber River provides a nice escape from the crowds. Flowing from the Rock Port Reservoir, the Weber’s crystal-clear waters support brown trout, rainbow trout and whitefish. With an incredible Mother’s Day Caddis hatch during the spring months and other species of caddis and pale morning duns throughout the summer. This river provides great nymph and dry fly fishing experiences for all skill levels. The Weber River provides some of the best fly fishing in Utah. We think the Weber is still one of the best kept secrets and makes for the perfect fly fishing getaway.
Utah offers some of the best small stream fishing in the world, all located within an hour and a half from Park City. Including the Strawberry Pinnacles, Currant Creek, and the Duchane River, these rivers are dry fly and dry dropper streams. Rainbow, Brown, and Cutthroat trout average between 12 and 20 inches. If you are looking to get away from the crowds, this is where you want to be. Only full-day trips for experienced anglers are available.
The lower section of the Provo River is a recreational-use river that moves down scenic Provo Canyon and has a seemingly endless number of 14-20 inch rainbows, browns and cutthroats. Hatches like Blue Winged Olive produce fantastic spring fishing, while summer remains hot with Green Drakes, Stoneflys, Pale Morning Duns and Caddis. Fish remain active in the winter with the emergence of Midges. These Blue-Ribbon tail-waters create a truly unforgettable experience, whatever the season.
Our guides generally determine which Utah river will provide you the best opportunity to catch fish. The guides decision is based on current angler reports and personal experience, but please let us know if you have a personal preference. We also fluctuate what time of the day we guide based on seasonal hatches and temperatures.