Flyfishing on the Green River
Guiding and fishing the Green River is what I do. My name is Ryan Kelly and I have been a fly fishing guide here on the Green below Flaming Gorge for over a decade now. I have logged almost 200 days on the water each of the last 6 years. I've been fishing and fly fishing the river since I was a young lad. My hope is to help others successfully have the "Green River experience."If you are a novice, looking for a guide, or expert information on the best of Utah fly fishing, this site is here to help you. You will find information from local guides and fly tiers along with information about entomology. You will also find links to help outfit you to fly fish the best tail water in America. This site is here to help everyone enjoy the river and keep it nice for generations to come.
When high water hits it's time to throw most of our traditional tactics out the door. The one exception would be cicadas. Some times there are enough cicadas out there to pull some fish to the surface. Historically, fish are reluctant to rise while the bypass tubes are running. We, as guides and fishermen, usually resort to deep nymph fishing with scuds, worms, and eggs. Lots of food has been dislodged and the fish are taking advantage of the abnormally large food items i ... read more