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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 FlyFisher on Sep 16th 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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Western Rivers Flyfisher Spring Events

Western Rivers Flyfisher Spring Events

Posted by Western Rivers Staff on Mar 22nd 2019

WESTERN RIVERS FLYFISHER SPRING EVENTS:Western Rivers Flyfisher Patagonia Danner Boots PROMO - April 25thThe Patagonia's bold new series of boots, that are handcrafted by Danner are here, both the
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Patagonia Foot Tractors Review

Patagonia Foot Tractors Review

Posted by Steve Schmidt on Mar 12th 2019

After finishing a second pass through one of the most inviting steelhead runs I’ve ever laid eyes upon, without a sniff, I headed up river to check on my partner. It had been slim pickings, but that
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We need your voice!

We need your voice!

Posted by Nicole on Mar 6th 2019

Thank you Backcountry Hunters and Anglers and Utah Rivers Council for presenting us with information regarding the Bear River Water Development Project and it's counter part: Senate Bill 214, and host
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Stream Etiquette

Stream Etiquette

Posted by Steve on Feb 26th 2019

I pulled into the parking lot, and there was already a few more cars than I had hoped. Unfortunately, I wasn’t surprised, but had been hopeful to find some solitude and open water today.
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Western Rivers Flyfisher Winter Events

Western Rivers Flyfisher Winter Events

Posted by Western Rivers Staff on Feb 20th 2019

JOIN US FOR A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT WESTERN RIVERS EVENTS THIS WINTER:1) Saturday Free Fly Tying Demo 10-12amCome see our guest fly tiers whip up their favorite flies and learn some of their
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2nd Fish Out Recap

2nd Fish Out Recap

Posted by Spencer on Feb 12th 2019

Thank you to Dave, Craig, Sam, and Nyessa for joining me on the water for our second western rivers fish out. There couldn’t have been better weather or better company. The walk in was excel
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The Sage X

The Sage X

Posted by Nick Teynor on Feb 8th 2019

The Sage X: Believe the HypeIt is an undisputed fact that modern fly rods are the toughest, lightest, and most consistent in performance and value they have ever been in the history of fly-fishing. Ac
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Western Rivers Fish Out

Western Rivers Fish Out

Posted by Nick and Nicole on Feb 1st 2019

WESTERN RIVERS FIRST EVER FISHOUT (Photo is missing our friend Scott) Thank you to the folks who joined us for a beautiful day swinging soft hackles, drinking tea, and looking for midges.
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