Flaming Gorge Reservoir and the Green River below Flaming Gorge Dam are an angler’s paradise. Whether you’re looking to lure giant lake trout, troll for kokanee salmon, or cast large dry flies to trophy trout into crystal clear water, Dutch John is the perfect location for access to world class fishing of all types. Flaming Gorge Reservoir and the Green River are both within 3 miles of Dutch John, and offer a variety of angling opportunites for many different species, and styles of fishing.
Fishing The Green River
Fishing the Green River is like fishing no other river. Our river has characteristics that no other river has.
The Green River below Flaming Gorge dam has a reputation as one of the nation’s finest fly fishing destinations. This tailwater provides steady flows and stable water temperature year-round to the 20,000 trout that inhabit each mile of water below the dam. Fishing this 7-mile stretch of crystal clear water provides incredible opportunities to sight fish for large trout. The combination of pristine vistas and exceptional fishing make a trip to “The Green” a must for any angler. Whether you’re a beginner visiting for the first time, or an experienced angler, our friendly staff and expert guides have the gear, knowledge, and expertise to help make your visit to the Green unforgettable!
Fishing The Flaming Gorge
Flaming Gorge Reservoir is over 42,000 acres of recreational paradise. It is a perfect destination for all types and varieties of water sports including boating, wakeboarding, waterskiing, etc., but the reservoir is best known for the spectacular fishing opportunities available including trophy Lake Trout exceeding 30 lbs. In addition to the trophy lake trout, Flaming Gorge Reservoir is also home to good numbers of quality rainbow and brown trout, kokanee salmon, and smallmouth bass. With so much water it’s easy to find plenty of open space and seclusion while pursuing that fish-of-a-lifetime!