Fishing Season: year round

Provo River - UT

Fishing Outlook & Conditions

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Rocky Mountain Outfitters's Tip of the Week

BWOs are all but gone, the flows always pump them out. But the flows bring lots of sow bugs to hungry fish.

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Map of Provo River

Water Flow Data

Tidal Conditions

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Rocky Mountain Outfitters

5-Day Outlook as of 5/16/22

Fishing is awesome right now and will only get better.. A great time to fish the Provo. As flows increase it will be sow bug season. Cold snap end of the week

Techniques & Tips as of 5/16/22

Nymphing, as the flows are coming up. However some days you may find some rising fish in a back eddy or foam line.

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
RS2 black 18-22
Sparkle Dun peacock 18-20
Magic Midge black 22
miracle midge cream 18-24
rainbow warrior rainbowy 22
Vernille San Juan Worm black, red, olive 14-12
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


Its time!!! BWOs everyday...better on cloudy days. This is one of the best times of the year to get out and fish.

Best Time to Fish:


Best Stretch:

Middle Provo

Best Access:

Bunny Farm, River Road South, Charelston