Fishing Season: year round

Provo River - UT

Fishing Outlook & Conditions

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Rocky Mountain Outfitters's Tip of the Week

Slight bump in flows...Lots of feed coming down the river.

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Map of Provo River

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Tidal Conditions

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Rocky Mountain Outfitters

5-Day Outlook as of 5/3/21

A minor flow bump soften the bite for a few days but we are back online.

Techniques & Tips as of 5/3/21

On the Lower don't think you have to fish deeper are starting to spread out and sometimes in very shallow water. 11am-4pm seems to be the best time to fish. Lots of fsh up and active.

Current Conditions as of 5/3/21

A minor flow bump soften the bite for a few days but we are back online.

Local Species Available year round

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Rocky Mountain Outfitters's Recommended Fly Patterns

"Must-have" fly fishing patterns in descending order of importance:

Name: Colors: Size(s):
Rouse's J-Dub Sow Bug natty 18-20
Camden's Baetis black 18-22
Griffith's Gnat peacock 24-22
Magic Midge black 22
miracle midge cream 18-24
rainbow warrior rainbowy 22
TH Zebra Midge black, red, olive 18-22
Flashback Hares Ear Nymph natty 18-22
flash back Pheasant Tail natural 18-20
mean green caddis chart/black 18-20

Rouse's J-Dub Sow Bug

One of the hot flies on Arkansas' White River, this sowbug imitation is sure to perform.

Rocky Mountain Outfitters's Recommended Gear

Description: About Provo River

The Provo River flows from the Uinta Mountains to Utah Lake in Provo, Utah. The Provo boasts 2,500 to 3,500 fish per mile. Browns, Rainbows, and a few cutts call the Provo home. The Provo is a great river for beginners and the expert looking for a challenge. The Upper Provo is from Jordanelle Dam upstream to the headwaters. The Middle Provo is the section between Jordanellle and Deer Creek Dam, and the Lower is from Deer Creek Dam downstream Through Provo Canyon to Utah Lake.

Nearest Airport:

Salt Lake City


MAY IS SOW BUG SEASON! BWOS about 130pm on midges anytime on sunny days

Best Time to Fish:


Best Stretch:

Middle Provo

Best Access:

Bunny Farm, River Road South, Charelston