Friday, July 16, 2010

Surveyor Nymph on Middle Provo

Kohler and I had an awesome day on the middle Provo today. We caught a lot of nice fish, and I landed my biggest middle Provo brownie yet! Fly of choice: Two-toned Surveyor.
One of the few hog-whitties of the day.
We landed a handful of nice fish like these, but our catch was dominated by 7-10'' trout, which isn't uncommon for the middle. Luckily for all of us there are always some nice fish mixed in the bunch. For that reason it is a fantastic river that I love to fish!

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Idaho Cutthroats

This last weekend I went to Idaho for a family reunion and snuck in a little fishing while I was there. I met up with my friend Devin and together we fished a small trib to one of the many large lakes in Idaho. We had a blast and we landed some fantastic fish! Next time I make it back to Idaho won't be soon enough!

Monday, July 5, 2010

Middle Provo Green Drakes and Rainbowzilla!

As everyone now knows, judging by all the people on the river, the green drake hatch is hot on the middle Provo. Phil came to town this morning and we met up to fish together. Phil was fishing by eight a.m., but I didn't meet up with him until about ten, and needless to say the parking lots were full! Luckily for us there was so much food in the water that the fish were low on fear and willing to eat every life stage of a green drake.

Phil did really well on top with a Green Drake Epoxyback Emerger from Rainey's, and an extended body adult tied by his friend Joe. At one point I found Phil on the ground grasping his head in unbelief after watching a giant brown slam his dry and then proceed to snap his 5X with with an explosive leap from the water. Phil landed a double, and I caught my largest fish yet on the middle. I caught most of my fish on a Green Chunk (Green Drake Nymph that I tie), and a large Two-toned Surveyor. As the pics show we had a great day, and I can't wait to get out and hit the middle again.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Green Drakes on Middle Provo

It has begun! Once again trout are looking up, and this time its green drake adults that are causing the commotion. Fly fishing on the middle Provo is really getting hot, and for the next few weeks the drake fishing is going to be fantastic, much like it was today. I caught a lot of fish on a drake nymph dropper, and I will hopefully be posting a tutorial or video on soon to show the nymph of my choice and how to tie it.
See you on the river!