The Provo River located about 15 miles from Provo is a great trout stream loaded with above average size trout. The best section of the river for fly-fishing is the upper section, which is about 30 miles from Park City. The upper section is between Trail Lake and Jordanelle Reservoir. Much of this stretch is surrounded by private property but can be fished by boat.
It is estimated that there are over 3,000 fish per mile in certain stretches of the river, and many of the trout are in the 18” range. Many consider this river to be among the top 10 streams in the Northwest. That is some great company since there are so many great streams in Montana, Colorado, Oregon and Idaho. Even an average fly fisherman should have considerable luck with this large of a fish count.
The middle section of the river is about 15 miles from Park City and has some pretty good fishing. This section has good dry fly-fishing because there are nice hatches of Mayflies, Stoneflies and Caddis.
Park City is located in the ski country east of Salt Lake City. Because of the location, Park City is a great winter and summer resort location. Lets face it, anywhere you can snow ski and fly fish puts you in the middle of God's country.
Here is a google map of the river and surrounding area.
If you are from Utah you will understand the beauty of this nice river. If you have never been to Utah you should come take a look at this river, or the Green River. They both offer up some great fishing as well as some great outdoors experience.
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