Best Utah Fly Fishing Rivers

Utah has 12 fly fish spots.

Located in the US, the fly fishing in Utah offers over ten good fly fishing spots. The best Utah fly fishing based on popularity are considered to be Green River, West Fork Duchesne River, Weber River, North Fork Duchesne River, and Strawberry River. For a detailed fly fishing river description and printable river access map, just select a Utah fly fishing river or stream below.

Featured FLY FISHING RIVERS

Weber River

Northeast of Park City, the Weber River is a meadering cottonwood-lined river with plenty of trout. The river starts high on the western slope of the Uinta Mountains. The best stretch for fly fishing on the Weber River is between the two reservoirs: Rockport reservoir and Echo reservoir. You can expect to find whitefish and brown trout.  MORE INFO

Strawberry River

Southeast of Heber City near Fruitland, the Strawberry River is a small, but scenic tailwater river that runs through a sandstone canyon. The river is home to rainbow trout, cutthroat trout and brown trout. Plus the rugged terrain is habitat for mountain lions and black bears.  MORE INFO

Provo River - Middle

Northeast of Heber City, the middle section of the Provo River below Jordanelle Dam has become a premier trout river in the state. The river is lined by cottonwoods as it meanders down through the scenic Heber Valley. This freestone tailwater is home to rainbow trout and brown trout.  MORE INFO

Provo River - Lower

Northeast of Provo near Vivian Park, the lower section of the Provo River below Deer Creek Reservoir is a scenic trout fishing river known for its wild brown trout. Flowing through Provo canyon are 7 miles of world-class, blue ribbon fishing. This is a very popular river due to its proximity to large cities. While browns rule, there are also plenty of rainbow trout and cutthroat trout.  MORE INFO

Antimony Creek

East of Antimony, the Antimony Creek is a freestone river under 30 feet wide. This cold river is home to smallish rainbow and brown trout, averaging 10 to 12 inches.  MORE INFO

Provo River - Upper

Above Jodanell Reservoir, the Upper Section of the Provo River from the headwaters down to the dam is a scenic freestone river. There are plenty of brown trout and cutthroat trout to be found in the riffles and cascades.  MORE INFO

Colorado River

North of Moab, the Colorado River is popular with fishermen, but can be a challenge for fly fishing due to its murky visibility. It's actually really popular for it's catfish population, though there are some bass and sunfish. There is excellent fishing access on the Colorado River...  MORE INFO

Rock Creek

Northeast of Ogden and Huntsville, the Rock Creek is popular for fly fishing and is known for its brook trout, rainbow trout and brown trout. The Rock Creek is a freestone stream that runs cool yearround. It meanders through willows, cottonwoods and grassy meadows.  MORE INFO