Flyfishing on the Green River
Fly fishing, guiding, hiking, climbing and taking pictures Green River below Flaming Gorge Dam here in eastern Utah is what this site is all about. The goal is to help users have a successful Green River experience. My hope is that the information found here will be helpful to DIY guys as well as those seeking professional assistance. My name is Ryan Kelly. I have guided the Green River for 15 years, fished it for over 30 and I am currently managing at Trout Creek Flies in Dutch John, Utah. Hopefully, this site will be of assistance, but if it does not suffice, stop by Trout Creek Flies and we'll get you set up to take advantage of the best tail water in North America.
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