Photo of the Day: Perfect Timing


Roberts says he captured this image during a brief interlude between hookups on a banner day on the Green.
Photo by Doug Roberts, Old Moe Guide Service

Utahn Doug Roberts--who runs Old Moe Guide Service, based in the town of Dutch John, sent in this killer photo of a big brown getting ready to send a blue-winged olive down the hatch. Huge . . .

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Video: Unguided in Utah’s High Uintas

One of the most common question that fly-fishing guides get is, “What do you do when you’re not guiding?” For most of the pros I know, the answer is the same: “I go fishing.” Here’s a great video from a series called “Unguided,” about those trips that guides . . .

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Story and Photos: Discovering Utah Through the Cutthroat Slam

Written by: Tyler Coleman


Catching native trout in their native range teaches us a lot about conservation. Plus, it's a blast!
Photo by Tyler Coleman

After fishing the Arizona Wild Trout challenge, I was eager to find similar programs that could teach me about native trout species. One that stuck out to me was the Utah Cutthroat Slam because I . . .

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Photos: Discovering Utah Through the Cutthroat Slam

Written by: Aaron Smith


The Colorado River cutthroat trout is one of the four subspieces that make up the Utah Slam.
Photos by Aaron Smith

I first heard about the Utah Cutthroat Slam—which requires anglers to catch all four of Utah's native cutthroat trout subspecies in their historic range—just days after it had been introduced. The . . .

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Classic Story: Learning Not to Count Fish in the High Uintas

Written by: Chris Morgan


The brook trout in the high country were not picky, and they threw themselves at our dry flies.
All photos by Chris Morgan, Two Sherpas

It took me over a decade of living in Utah before I successfully ventured into the nearby Uinta Mountain range and discovered what many people already knew—that we have a gorgeous, high altitude wilderness just hours from. . .

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Pro Tips: How to Fish the High Water of Spring

Written by: Spencer Durrant


High water presents anglers with plenty of challenges, whether you're fishing from a boat or wading.
Photo by Spencer Durrant

From the Colorado River drainage to the Snake, western rivers are high, muddy, and a pain to fish. If you know where clean water is, you keep it close to your vest because this spring is so . . .

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Photos: Bentley’s Brown and Unique Hero Shot

Written by: Spencer Higa


No standard grip-and-grins for Bentley. He wants a real hero shot with his brown trout.
Photos courtesy Spencer Higa

Six-year-old Bentley is just learning to fly-fish, and he and his mom went looking for trout on the Lower Provo River here in Utah. Bentley ended up landing this sweet brown, but he wanted . . .

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Utah’s New Cutthroat Slam Program is a Blast!


The Utah Cutthroat Slam requires anglers to catch all four species native to the Beehive State.
Photos by Phil Monahan

Having grown up in New England, I did not lay eyes on a cutthroat trout until I was twenty-eight years old. During a week of training to be a fly-fishing guide in Montana’s Paradise Valley, I . . .

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Photo of the Day: Big Bugs and Rainbows in Utah


This gorgeous Utah rainbow rose to a thick hatch of big mayflies.
Photo by Grant Bench

Former Trout Bum of the Week and guide at Falcon's Ledge Grant Bench sent in this coll photo of a beautiful wild rainbow trout. According to Grant, the fish came from a small stream in . . .

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