Park City Fly Fishing Guides

Type
Fishing
Overview
Dedicated to the Craft - Committed to our Guests

Located in Park City, Utah we service the accompanying resort areas of Deer Valley and Park City Mountain Resort. We are locally owned and operated and take great pride in providing the best possible experience for our guests. Home waters include the Provo River, the Weber River and many Small & Remote Streams in the North and South Uintah basins.  We also provide guided float trips on the Upper Green River in Wyoming.
 
Fishing Trips
$
550
/ Boat
Capacity:
1 - 2 anglers
Days:
Daily
Duration:
8 hours
FLOAT TRIPS Fishing from a drift boat is a great way to access many remote miles of river efficiently. We offer guided drift boat trips on the Upper Section of the Green River. These ... moretrips are available for a full day only and require some travel. Lodging and limited dining are available in the town of Kemmerer, Wyoming which is a two hour drive from Park City. The boat ramp is an additional 30 minutes from town.
$
295
/ Angler
Capacity:
1 - 3 anglers
Days:
Daily
Duration:
8 hours
Fishing Waters:
WADE FISHING TRIPS IN UTAH Wade fishing is the classic experience. Walk to a secluded location along the banks of a local river. While on the way you can dissect every pool, riffle ... moreand rock while your guide offers instruction and assistance. Wade fishing is the best selection for a high level of instruction. These trips are available for either a half or full day. Nearly all of our local rivers and streams are exclusively accessed through this method.
$
195
/ Angler
Capacity:
1 - 3 anglers
Days:
Daily
Duration:
4 hours
Fishing Waters:
WADE FISHING TRIPS IN UTAH Wade fishing is the classic experience. Walk to a secluded location along the banks of a local river. While on the way you can dissect every pool, riffle ... moreand rock while your guide offers instruction and assistance. Wade fishing is the best selection for a high level of instruction. These trips are available for either a half or full day. Nearly all of our local rivers and streams are exclusively accessed through this method.
Fishing Reports
Spring has sprung and the Blue Winged Olive hatches have begun. Here in Park City, both the middle and lower sections of the Provo River are seeing some nice activity. Though we haven’t ... moreseen any “blanket” hatches yet, we have still seen enough bugs to keep the fish active. Clouds, cool weather and rain will likely produce a decent hatch. Look for stormy weather if you want to experience this. Also, most hatches are occurring in the late afternoon (try 1-4pm as your target window—later is better).

We have found that patience is important, and you should be willing to try various different flies on the BWO lifecycle. If you’re not having any luck with mayflies, we suggest you switch to nymphing when the action is sparse up on the surface. Also be sure to pack cripples and emergers for when the hatch is approaching.

BWO nymphs live in fast moving water and they are great swimmers. When they emerge, they swim straight to the surface and get pushed into slower pools and flats. You may have to explore the river a little bit to find these spots that are perfect for BWO behavior. Look for deep pools, riffles and flats, and don’t be afraid to move around!

This is one of our favorite hatches, and there are a number of reasons why. BWOs mark the beginning of the river coming back to life after the long, dormant winter. They also bring out aggressive feeding tendencies in trout, so the strikes are good. Additionally, the weather is great, and we get to enjoy the wonderful restoration that Spring brings!

We hope you have a great start to your Provo River fly fishing season!
Fishing Water Report:
Reported Trip:
Date:
Tuesday, 11 Apr, 2017
Fish Caught:
4-8 fish
Guides
ERIK HUFNAGLE Owner / Guide Erik has been an international fly fishing guide for 25 years. Born in Boston, Erik developed a love of the outdoors at a young age. Under the mentorship ... moreof North East greats, Jon Stewart, Farrow Allen, Jon Howe and Janet & Bill Thompson, he put his time in at the shop and eventually began guiding. In 1999 his wanderlust lead him to an opportunity to guide on the Futale Fu in Chile for three seasons, under the tutelage of legend Jim Repine. Erik moved to Park City, Utah in 2001 to fulfill his dream of guiding and living out west. For the past 15 years Erik has called Park City home and guides in both Utah and Wyoming. When not on the river, you can find Erik hiking, cross country skiing with his golden retriever Hazel or camping with his wife Brooke
LAYNE EDWARDS Owner / Guide Layne or Lany’e as most people know him has lived in the Park City area for just over a decade. Having found Fly-Fishing later in life, he appreciates and ... morevalues the work and effort it takes to become truly excellent at something you love. He readily accepts that Fly-Fishing is one of the few healthy obsessions in his life and he lives and dies for good days on the river. His attributes and talents include a gentle demeanor, patience, clear instruction and a knack for holding clients accountable for the things they’re learning throughout the day. Layne has a deep appreciation for the natural world and believes that only through experiencing it first hand will people have a desire to preserve it deep into the future. If Layne isn’t fishing with you, he’s most likely somewhere on a river with his three dogs - Domino, Che’ and Remy
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