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Green River, Utah (Flaming Gorge) Fishing Report -
January 1
7, 2017
The weather is going to be clear again, but cold, of course. Section A would be the
best choice because the water is warmer coming from the dam than it is anywhere.
Midges, Creams and Reds are the best fly choice.
Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is no chance of snow or rain for the coming week.
Highs will range from
30 to 32 and lows from 11 to 17 degrees.



Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 1160 cfs
Level: 8.60 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 38
Clarity: Clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data At Greendale UT
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
Scuds: 14
Sowbugs, 16
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
months.
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.
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

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Fly Fishing Green River, Utah
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to fly fishing the Green River, Green
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