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Recommended Tackle & Gear
5 or 6 weight
Dry fly: 9 & 12 ft., 5 or 6X, Nymphing:
71/2 ft., 3 or 4X, Streamers 0-2X
Dry fly: 5 or 6X, Nymphing: 3 or 4X,
Best Fly Rods:
Perfect Fly Superb Five or Ultimate Six
For 5/6 fly line
Fly Floatants and Misc Items:
Floatants, KISS Strike Indicators
Tools & Accessories:
Nippers, forceps, retractors, etc.
Green River, Utah (Flaming Gorge) Fishing Report -
April 18, 2017
The discharges and stream levels are still very high. Wading isn't safe anywhere.
Drift boats are fishing but the conditions are not good. Some trout are being caught.
The lower two sections have dangerous rapids.
7 Day Weather Forecast: There is a chance of rain everyday for the next week.
Highs will range from 51 to 64 and lows from 32 to 37 degrees.
Recommended Trout Flies:
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 22, larva, pupa and adults
Blue-winged Olives, size 18/20, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Little has changed in the best strategy to use on the Green River during the past month.
Scuds, Blue-winged Olives and Midges are still at the top of the list. Scuds and sowbugs
are present year-round.
The Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin are good flies to use for the larger size
trout. The Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin are great streamers to use.
Scuds are available for the trout to eat year-round and can be important in the Spring
We still think a good strategy is fishing a tandem Midge rig under a small strike indicator
with the midge lava as the bottom fly and the midge pupa as the top fly. Fish the adult
midge only when you observe trout feeding on the surface.
Various species of Blue-winged Olives, are hatching.
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with a budget for flies and we will select
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Fly Fishing Green River, Utah
A description of the Green River, Guide
to fly fishing the Green River, Green
River fishing seasons, and much more