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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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In Memory of Bud "Head Ranger" Murray 1937-2019

In Memory of Bud "Head Ranger" Murray 1937-2019

Posted by Western Rivers Staff on Sep 17th 2019

When I first met Bud Murray nearly 30 years ago I just knew him as Bud the ex-coach who had a reputation as an all around good angler. That was back in the early 80's when I was doing time at Angler
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RIO Technical Trout Review

RIO Technical Trout Review

Posted by Steve Schmidt on Sep 10th 2019

I have fished Double Taper fly lines for a long, long time. Once I figured out the type of fishing I was motivated to pursue: walk and wade, fishing to rising fish, on a spring creek, they proved to
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Reunion

Reunion

Posted by Steve Schmidt on Aug 8th 2019

Dear JournalJune 23, 1980 Silver Creek“Cloudy and very windy. Hopefully the wind will subside in the evening. Good hatch of small Psuedo’s coming off. Fished the banks of the “S” turns in the Conser
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Winston Pure - Rod Review

Winston Pure - Rod Review

Posted by Logan Griffith on Jun 26th 2019

For the past few years, I’ve been fishing a 905 Winston B3X for all of my larger river, drift boat, or 5wt fishing situations. While I love that rod and have grown quite used to it’s “fast-er but n
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Argentina Revisited

Argentina Revisited

Posted by by Steve Schmidt on Jun 19th 2019

Consistently upon my return the old yearnings rise and memories flood my early morning as I recall the adventures of late. I remember, I awoke before dawn and stared into a dull darkness, familiar, b
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Solitude and Sippers

Solitude and Sippers

Posted by Words by Kigen Curtice, photos by Kyle Toyama on May 23rd 2019

As winter slowly creeps away I have been reminiscing on some adventures from earlier this year. I enjoy the solitude of winter and the way cold air hits the lungs. Here is a little story of one advent
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Women's Intro to Fly Fishing (April 26th/27th)

Women's Intro to Fly Fishing (April 26th/27th)

Posted by Nicole on Apr 3rd 2019

Dear All, I would like to introduce the two guides that we, at Western River's Flyfisher are happy to have helping us with the Women's Intro to Fly Fishing class on April 26th and 27th.Meet
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