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About Freyvogel Fly Fishing

Michael and sister Erin camping


Since 1981 Mike Freyvogel has had a reel problem.  At the young age of just 20 months Michael caught the bug and has never looked back.

"Fly Fishing with my friends and family has always been what has makes me happy.  I am so blessed to be able to do this so often now!  Guided fly fishing trips are a great way to relax and let go."

Michael grew up in southwestern Pennsylvania fishing all over, from the small Appalachian mountain streams to the mighty 3 rivers in Pittsburgh (The Allegheny River, The Monongahela River, & The Ohio River).  Fishing has always been a large part of Michaels life.   A true gift that Michael has continued to love & share. 

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The Provo River

The Provo River is known for its epic mayfly hatches and for its very healthy group of wild brown and wild rainbow trout.  Anglers can easily find themselves at one of hundreds of bends alone with rising trout all around.  Nymphing techniques produce daily and streamers can also be productive.  It is not unheard of to see 20 inch lunkers sipping small midges in the mornings on the banks.  The Provo river is very supportive of many other types of wildlife as well.   


Elite Guides

Dont spend the day on the river with just any guide.  FFF has a tight knit group of friends that love guiding together as well as fishing together.   Thousands of hours have been spent together netting fish, and snapping photos, rowing boats through the wind, and telling fish stories by the fire.   We work together to make sure that every one has a great day on the water.  Whether you have never been fishing before or you are a life long angler, we look forward to creating memories on the river with you!

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Fishing Report 8/8


Upper Provo River

61 CFS

enjoy It before it gets too hot.  Drakes are done but stones, and pmds are still good.  Steamer fishing is always a good first light option.  hatches will include midges, caddis, pmds, and small stones.  use a 14/16 parachute Adams with a 18 pheasant tail dropper 28 inches below.  Hoppers should start working as temps go down hopefully soon.  Don’t fish warm water!    🔥🔥🔥

Middle Provo River

330 CFS

The river has a nice pmd hatch and scarce stone fly’s.  Caddis and midges seem to get fish all day.  🔥🔥🔥🔥👌🎣🤘🏾😎🇺🇸🦅💥🍷🏄🏻‍♂️

Lower Provo Rivera

460 CFS

awesome flow.  Look out for the legendary pmd hatch.   midges and caddis in the morning.   Watch out for the midday raft hatch!  Bikini lookout 👙👀 ! 🎣🔥🔥🔥🔥👌🦅💥😎🇺🇸👍🤘🏾🍷🏄🏻‍♂️

Weber River (between Rockport and Echo reservoir)

200 CFS

This is a great flow and the fish are responding.  Reports of fishing being productive from Wanship down to coalville.  Fish are eating big sows, and stonefly patterns.  Throw anything bushy size 14 or 16 and you have a good chance right now.  pmd patterns are working a little as are caddis but sow and leaches seam to get the biggest fish.  I like prince nymphs, birds nest, and flashback hares ear patterns, classics and effective! 🔥🔥🔥🎣👍💪🏿🦅🤘🏾🤠

Clarity is great below echo and caddis and small stones have been good 

Strawberry River

350 CFS

The days of solitude here are over.  pack your bag with some lunch and use sow bugs all day.  This river is going to have a  productive morning pmd hatch and its a good time for hoppers soon.  You will need to really be on your game with this flow being notorious for creating very spooky fish that like to eat in crazy tough spots.  If you need help with fly selection at this river, you should probably go with a guide like me. 🔥🔥🔥🦅🎣

Utahs Epic Small Streams

... yes it’s fishing well.  All the waters in Utah throughout this month will be in their prime.  If you have any questions about a particular high mountain, small stream or desert location in Utah please email us @ mikeyfries@gmail or

we will be glad to assist you.  We want everyone to have an awesome day 😎🇺🇸🎣🦅🔥🔥🔥🔥👌🤫

Fly Tying Lessons


The Art of Fly Tying

"Give a man a fish and feed him for a night, teach a man to fish and feed him for life"

By the hour lessons are offered for those who live close by.  Those interested in a custom made box of flies please email

Pickup and drop off service


Dont be stuck at the resort.  We will gladly pick you up in Salt Lake City, Park City or other outlying areas so we can spend the day on the river with you. 

Other activities?


Where to eat and what to do?  Take advantage of our local knowledge.  We can help you find a full list of adventures in Utah.  The Wasatch mountains provide us with so much more...  hiking, biking, camping, white water rafting, skiing

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What are the best ages for fly fishing?


Fishing is for all ages, however we prefer not to take children under the age of 7 fly fishing.  We may be able to show younger children how to catch a fish in a safer environment.  If you are interested in  an introduction to fishing for children please email

certain programs are available for younger children

Need a local fly shop in Utah?


If you prefer to not have our company on the river and you just need some bugs and tippet make sure to check out 

Trout Bum 2 in Park City, UT

They carry everything you need and some extra stuff too.  The Trout Bums rent gear and give some great fishing advice if you need directions to and around the river.

For the best grab and go food, make sure to eat at 

Park City Bread and Bagel

they open super early, and Locally owned!

What do i really need to pack for fishing?


We recommend thick comfy socks, warm thermal liners and warm variable layers.  Plan for it to be colder than you think in the morning and sunny and too warm for all your layers in the afternoon.  On a typical Utah day on the river you will feel both within 3 hours.  Always check your favorite app for weather in Heber City, UT and Wanship, UT  

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