How late can you float the Provo River?

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Double tubes are available! Shuttles leave on the hour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and every 30 minutes on weekends and July and August. The typical float time is 90 – 120 minutes depending on the seasonal flows.

Is the Provo River low right now?

Overview. The Lower Provo is flowing at about 620 CFS. Still seeing some tubers on warm days.

Where can I fly fish in Provo?

Popular areas near the dam like “Lunker Lane” and “Rickety Bridge” accommodate nearly 3,000 fish per river mile, with average brown trout in the 12” range. The Middle is wild brown trout territory. Fish in excess of 18” are caught every day, during all 12 months of the year using a variety of fly techniques.

What flies to use on the middle Provo River?

For nymph fishing, our best flies for the Middle Provo River are size 22-24 thread midge in colors: red, black, grey, brown, and olive. In the afternoon, as the Buffalo midge hatch and the Blue Winged Olive hatch get going, I am switching over from nymph patterns to some bigger offerings.

Where is the best fishing right now in Utah?

Navajo Lake (Southern Utah) Located about 45 minutes southeast of Cedar City, Navajo Lake is known as one of the best splake fisheries in Utah. You can also find tiger trout and rainbow trout in its depths.

What flies should I use at this time of year?

Midges and Mayflies are the best flies to use in the fall and winter. Fall mayflies come in a variety of types, including little olive mayflies, tiny olive mayflies, and insanely tiny olive mayflies. That’s an overstatement, but small olives are by far the most numerous Mayflies throughout September through November.

Where is the bunny farm on the Provo River?

If you’re just getting started or looking for some popular spots, Mike says you can’t go wrong with starting at the Bunny Farm meadows. Located at the top of North River Meadows Drive off of River Road, this section of the Provo is great in the spring.

How is the fishing in lower Provo?

How deep is the Provo River?

However, the deepest point on the river is located at the Provo River Near Hailstone reporting a gauge stage of 5.89 ft. This river is monitored from 5 different streamgauging stations along the Provo River, the highest being perched at an elevation of 6,977 ft, the Provo River Near Woodland.

What kind of trout are in the Provo River?

Fly Fishing The Provo River Utah’s Provo River is a phenomenal blue ribbon self-sustaining brown trout fishery with all brown trout naturally reproducing in the river without stocking. In addition you will find Rainbow Trout, Cutthroat Trout and even Brook Trout in the upper reaches.

Can you fish the Provo River in winter?

Midge hatch year-round but are most active during the winter months. The Middle Provo River, Lower Provo River and Weber River see excellent midge hatches in the Winter. Most Anglers are surprised to find out that the best dry fly fishing on our local waters is during the winter.

Is the RS2 a dry fly?

It can be fished as a dry fly, emerger or nymph for both midges and mayflies. RS2 fly is, in my humble opinion, one of the best fishing flies ever designed.

What are PMD flies?

Pale Morning Duns or PMDs provide some of the finest dry fly action of the summer. They are classified as crawler nymphs. Nymphs, emergers, cripples, duns, and spinners are very important to catch the most selective trout. Spinners vary according to sex.

Where are tiger trout in Utah?

Tiger Trout are commonly found in the following waters across Utah: Scofield Reservoir, Huntington Reservoir, Birch Creek Reservoir, Joe’s Valley Reservoir, Electric Lake, Causey Reservoir, Duck Fork Reservoir, Otter Creek Reservoir and Palisade Reservoir.

Where are tiger muskies in Utah?

Located in Ogden Valley, Pineview Reservoir is considered by many to be the crown jewel of Utah tiger muskie fishing. The current state record, a 49-incher caught in 2006, came from these waters.

Can you use live bait in Utah?

Bait. (1) Use or possession of corn while fishing is lawful, except as otherwise prohibited by the Wildlife Board in the Fishing Guidebook. (2) Use or possession of live baitfish while fishing is unlawful, except as authorized by the Wildlife Board in the Fishing Guidebook.

When should you throw a dry fly?

The best time to fish dry fly is during hatch, when the fish are really concentrating on the surface, when there are emerging insects or insects falling into the water.

What flies to use for trout now?

As a general rule, nymphs, streamers, dry flies, and emergers will be the most successful types of fly patterns to catch trout. Some of the best flies to use will imitate different species like: Midges. Mayflies.

How do you catch trout in March?

Give the water time to warm up and the trout to become active. Wait patiently and you will be rewarded. In early March a good place to fish is a deep pool where a small creek, or big spring, enters the main flow. The small creek, or big spring, will bring warm water into the pool.

What is a Buffalo Midge?

The buffalo midge is usually dark in color with large wings that form a hump down their back resembling a buffalo. They can usually be observed in the size range closer to 18s and 20s. These midges start to emerge in February and they’re the only bug that is a factor this time of year.

What does CFS mean for fishing?

CFS- or ‘cubic feet per second’- is a numeric term used to describe the amount of water currently flowing on a particular river.

Is Provo River catch and release?

Middle Provo Fishing Regulations It’s all catch-and-release fishing above the Legacy Bridge, but you can, if you choose, keep two trout under 15 inches.

Is it safe to float Provo River?

The river can be safely floated when the stream flow below Deer Creek Reservoir is below 900 CFS. I recommend early spring only for experienced tubers. During severe drought conditions there are occasionally times when there is not enough water being released from Deer Creek to float the river.

Can anyone float the Provo River?

Tubing the Provo River is the perfect solution to a summertime heat wave. The float is mellow and quite suitable for most. A few minor riffles and one old railroad bridge are the only difficulties along the way, and most people walk around the railroad bridge.

Can you use worms on Provo River?

No Live bait The Middle Provo is exclusively imitation flies and lures. According to the DWR website live bait, such as worms, are only allowed between Charleston Bridge and Legacy Bridge.

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