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Local Waters

Local Waters

Posted by Nicole Tomlin on Sep 18th 2018

Fishing local waters doesn't have the glam, solicit the bragging rights, or create the mystic per-say, then... anywhere else.... Yet, they are many of our "true blues". They are the rivers that we
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The Bitterroot

The Bitterroot

Posted by Andrew on Sep 12th 2018

Fishing the Bitterroot in western Montana was my first time being up in the state. I left the fly shop one evening after work and drove for as long as I could, waking up along a river just outsi
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Hat-trick

Hat-trick

Posted by Spencer Madson on Sep 8th 2018

In the winter of 2014, two years after I started my fly fishing journey, my uncle brought over a book called “Learning From The Water”, by Rene Harrop. Reading this book was the start of my infatua
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Colorado

Colorado

Posted by Steve Schmidt on Sep 6th 2018

I've spent some time in Colorado, but I've rarely fished there.  Now that my son lives in Dolores I've had the opportunity to fish the Dolores River a few times, but only one other river up un
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Shop Dogs

Shop Dogs

Posted by Nicole Tomlin on Sep 6th 2018

Western Rivers sports quite the canine collection on any given day. From the young pup Jax a cattle dog, to handsom Travis, to the focused Wren, the dogs at WR are always available for a ball
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DeMarlo Berry

DeMarlo Berry

Posted by Steve Schmidt on Aug 31st 2018

One of the great aspects of Western Rivers Flyfisher is our customers and the people we are fortunate to meet on a daily basis.  It's what makes what we do so enjoyable.  Along those lines I
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Two Days with El Pescador: Part 1

Two Days with El Pescador: Part 1

Posted by Logan Griffith on Aug 30th 2018

Belize isn’t a large country, with only 240 miles of coastline just south of Mexico on the Yucatan Peninsula, but is home to the second largest barrier reef in the world as well as seemingly endles
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A Casting Lesson

A Casting Lesson

Posted by Nicole Tomlin on Aug 29th 2018

Yesterday was a lovely evening in Salt Lake City, the temperatures teased us with sub 80-degree midday ranges, and the shop was peaceful. The raucous of the Winston casting session with the ne
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A Hero-n of a day

A Hero-n of a day

Posted by Nicole Tomlin on Aug 28th 2018

The dead branch of a Fremont cottonwood 20 feet in the air, hardly looked like a comfortable place for a giant blue heron to spend a morning. But none-the-less there she was, a far more skilled
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Thank you 101

Thank you 101

Posted by Spencer Madson on Aug 24th 2018

Last week I had the opportunity to teach a fly fishing 101 class. The class consisted of two nights in the shop, one night at the park working on casting, and a day on the river, putting all t
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A Night Out

A Night Out

Posted by by Steve Schmidt on Aug 22nd 2018

Last night I had the opportunity to get out with a few buddies, Jim McGeever and Scott Barker on the Middle Provo.  Although late in the season we were still hoping to find a few caddis poppin
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Stepping Back

Stepping Back

Posted by Logan Griffith on Aug 22nd 2018

I’ll be the first to admit that I typically get caught up chasing big, dry fly sipping trout around and neglect more readily available fishing opportunities. Usually this time of year, I realize
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The forgetful strikes again

The forgetful strikes again

Posted by Nicole Tomlin on Aug 21st 2018

Somewhere near Tremonton Utah with Willard Bay, the pasture full of well bred horses and the bridge of "Welcome Home" behind us, it began to dawn on me that the memory of where my fly-rod wa
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A Quick Fix

A Quick Fix

Posted by Steve Schmidt on Aug 8th 2018

This past Saturday I offered to help the Utah Rivers Council raise awareness on a rapidly progressing proposal to dam Temple Fork; a unique Utah stream that feeds the Logan River. Unless we do some
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Vanessa's "Game" Experience

Vanessa's "Game" Experience

Posted by Vanessa Pierce on Aug 3rd 2018

We throw on our waders, set up our rods, and head toward the river to play what Western Rivers Flyfisher calls, “The Game.” It begins at the Legacy Bridge in Midway, UT, on the Middle Provo. It’s a
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