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A Change of Seasons

A Change of Seasons

Posted by Kigen Curtice, Photo-Kyle Toyama on Oct 19th 2020

As weather cools and winter begins to whisper of its arrival, those in tune with the water will see a shift in daily river cycles that signal seasonal change. For the last few months, the pale morning
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Avoiding the Broken Rod Blues

Avoiding the Broken Rod Blues

Posted by Steve Schmidt on Oct 5th 2020

With the onset of the pandemic many fly-fishing companies have had their factories, products, and productions compromised. Rod companies and their repair departments in particular. At this time compan
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Getting back to Gratitude

Getting back to Gratitude

Posted by Nicole on Aug 12th 2020

It doesn't take much these days: a beautiful stream, a half way decent looking home tied fly, a small rise, a perfect refusal, to get me back to gratitude. 
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River Conditions: Updated 05/04/2020

River Conditions: Updated 05/04/2020

Posted by Nick Teynor on May 5th 2020

Good day, everyone!May is finally here, and with it, we are starting to see the beginnings of run-off. From here on out, it would be very wise to check river flows before heading to your favorite fish
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Life as we Know It

Life as we Know It

Posted by Steve on Apr 25th 2020

Sitting at my computer staring out the shop’s front window at a beautiful spring day it’s hard to comprehend all that has transpired over the past months. There is definitely a surreal quality to Mot
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Post-Pandemic Fishing: Get Ready Now!

Post-Pandemic Fishing: Get Ready Now!

Posted by Nick Teynor on Apr 11th 2020

Hello All,I'm sure that if you're like me, you'd much rather be out fishing, and not stuck at home thinking about all the awesome places you had planned to visit this April. Just because we're landloc
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River Conditions: Updated 04/03/2020

River Conditions: Updated 04/03/2020

Posted by Nick Teynor on Apr 3rd 2020

*Wasatch County has issued a "Stay at Home" order, which impacts the Provo River. It states no visitors from outside the county are allowed to come recreate or visit. You can read the full order her
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​The Sage Trout LL: A Legend Reborn

​The Sage Trout LL: A Legend Reborn

Posted by Nick Teynor on Mar 27th 2020

The Sage fly rod company has been synonymous with making premium fast action fly rods for the last two decades. While there are many anglers who love to fish quicker rods, there has always been a popu
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River Conditions: Updated 03/19/2020

River Conditions: Updated 03/19/2020

Posted by Nick Teynor on Mar 19th 2020

Happy Spring, Everyone!Between viruses and earthquakes, there may not seem like there is very much to celebrate right now, but we do have things to look forward to. Our snow pack is good, our local wa
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River Conditions: Updated 03/05/2020

River Conditions: Updated 03/05/2020

Posted by Nick Teynor on Mar 6th 2020

Middle Provo:Flows on the Middle Provo are holding steady at 146 CFS out of Jordanelle Reservoir, and 125 CFS at River Road Bridge. Our Middle Provo fish are still sheltering out in deeper, slower wat
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River Conditions: Updated 2/21/2020

River Conditions: Updated 2/21/2020

Posted by by Nick Teynor on Feb 21st 2020

Middle Provo:Flows on the Middle Provo are holding steady at around 145 CFS. Our Middle Provo fish have sought out deeper, slower water to shelter in for the winter season. Our "Buffalo" midge hatch i
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The Borrowed Rod

The Borrowed Rod

Posted by Nicole on Jan 13th 2020

Borrowing a fly rod is a sacred exchange. It is as old as time: the gift of lending, combined with the gift of trying. This sentiment may seem extreme, or perhaps even alarmingly overstated but
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Midge Fishing Miracles

Midge Fishing Miracles

Posted by Nicole on Jan 6th 2020

With a size 26 fly stuck into my wool/latex hybrid glove and my father's dog slowly being erased by the corn snow - I couldn't help but laugh. I love midge fishing. I love how the tiny bugs crawl out
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2019 Staff "Fishmas" List

2019 Staff "Fishmas" List

Posted by Western Rivers Staff on Dec 8th 2019

For the past few years we've put together a staff "Fishmas" list to help make your life easy with ideas for Christmas and the Holiday gift giving season.  If we don't have it all, neither does th
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