Location | Middle Section of the Provo River | Buffalo Midge 2023
The buffalo midge is one of the most unique early season hatches our local tailwaters offer. The buffalo midge is very large in comparison to other midge flies. When the pupa emerges, it has a hump on its back resembling the silhouette of a buffalo. The abundance of these flies in and on the water drive the trout into a frenzy, bringing them out of their winter slumber. Buffalo midges come in a variety of colors with the most common being black.
Flows | 149.7 cfs release from Jordanelle
Fishing | Good
Hatches | Buffalo Midge
Time of Day | 11am-2pm
Flies | Mother Schuckers, Black, Gray and Brown.
Tippet | 6-7x depending on fly selection and size
Techniques | Dry Fly Fishing
The trout will key into bugs that are emerging and are stuck in the film. Make sure to present them with a fly that has an attached schuck. Be patient and pay attention to the quality of your drift. This hatch will continue through late March early April. Don’t miss out, book your trip today for some of the best dry fly fishing of the year!