Fly Fishing Santa Clara River.

I went up with my friend Statton and his dad early today to Baker Res. Just south of Central, Utah. The main river in and out of Baker Res. is the Santa Clara River. After Statton and I got tired of fishing the dam with no luck we decided to head down to where the river flows out of the dam. At the start it was really shallow and could clearly see there was no fish in it.

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We had to hike about a mile downstream to get to some pools that had fish in it. The trout in this area spook really easy. It's nearly impossible not to spook them just because the sun was on the wrong side. The bush and trees close in real fast and is hard to get in to cast a fly. I lost one fly and got hung up on branches countless times. We did all that for nothing because all three of us got skunked.

The next time I make it up there I'm going to try to fish it where the Santa Clara comes into Baker Res.

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