UFG Blog

Mid-Summer Utah Fly Fishing Update

Wow, look at all this water! That about sums up how our spring and early summer runoff has been. Last winter's near record snow pack has given us a bit of a high-water-headache  over the last few months. However, rivers are finally dropping into shape, and...

Casting on Utah's Provo River
Casting Karate Style

After guiding for a number of years and helping clients learn to cast or improve their casting there is one thing I see consistently, A Great False Cast. It is a thing of beauty requiring no conscious thought. It flows from the client’s rod as...

A Fast Start!

The temperatures are rising, and so are the fish! The new unofficial season is underway, and so far things are looking up. Last year's wettest-ever winter had water running high all spring, summer and into the fall. This year is quite a contrast as water...

Brown Trout caught on Trico
Take a Spare, Everything!

By Bryan Eldredge Today Jeff Lindstrom and I fished the Salt River in Star Valley, Wyoming. It just seemed like a good weekend to get away from the usual haunts. The one downside to this, is that the low temperature last night was supposedly somewhere around...

Alan's Brown
Persistence Pays

By Bryan Eldredge I got an email from a friend today that made me smile. Alan Donaldson and I have been friends for almost twenty years now. I'm not sure exactly where or when we first met, but I do know how. Alan is Deaf and so...

Two Friends of UFG Prepare for World Championships

The Salt Lake Tribune ran a lifestyle article on two Utahns, Lance Egan and Devin Olsen, who will lead the USA Fly Fishing Team in the upcoming World Championships in Italy. It's a great story of how Lance inspired Devin to enter the world of...