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Logan River - Logan - Utah

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Water Flow Chart

Using Water Flow Charts & Weather Reports: Begin with our water flow charts to grasp stream velocity and volume – look for stable or rising trends to pinpoint ideal fishing times. Learn to interpret sudden spikes or drops, which can indicate potential challenges. Next, consult our weather reports to understand ambient conditions. Pairing the two, you can anticipate fish behavior, choose the right gear, and select the best fishing spots. Use these tools together for a holistic approach to your next fishing adventure.

In-Depth Weather

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Hatch Chart

Month Hatch Time of Day Recommended Fly Sizes Popular Fly Patterns
January Midge Midday #18-22 Griffith's Gnat, Flossy Worm
February Midge Midday #18-22 Griffith's Gnat, Flossy Worm
March Midge, Blue Wing Olive Midday #16-22 Parachute Adams, Pheasant Tail
April Blue Wing Olive, Cased Caddis Afternoon #14-18 Olive Emerger, Green Caddis Larva
May Cased Caddis, Stoneflies Afternoon, Evening #10-16 Olive Caddis Adult, Stimulator
June Stoneflies, Pale Morning Dun Morning, Afternoon #12-16 Kaufmann Stone, PMD Dry Fly
July Pale Morning Dun, Caddis Morning, Afternoon #14-18 PMD Dry Fly, Elk Hair Caddis
August Caddis Evening #14-18 Elk Hair Caddis, Olive Caddis Adult
September Blue Wing Olive Morning, Afternoon #16-22 Copper John, Pheasant Tail
October Blue Wing Olive, Midge Morning, Midday #18-22 Flashback Emerger, Griffith's Gnat
November Midge Midday #18-22 Griffith's Gnat, Zebra Midge
December Midge Midday #18-22 Griffith's Gnat, Flossy Worm

While we strive to ensure the precision of our hatch charts, some reflect broader river region insights. Through ongoing partnerships with local guides and fly shops, we’re committed to refining our data. Should you notice any inconsistencies or have feedback, we welcome you to reach out. 

Best Fishing Spots

The Logan River in Logan boasts a range of top-notch spots for fly fishing. These venues cater to everyone, from beginners to seasoned anglers, all thanks to their remarkable natural features.

  • Upper Logan River: Find solitude and excellent fishing option in this beautiful and less crowded area. Notable for its healthy brook trout population.
  • Lower Logan River: Located around the Benson Marina area, this stretch contains decent sized brown and rainbow trout, making it a favorite amongst locals.
  • The Dams: The 1st and 2nd dam (Hyrum’s Reservoir and Cutler Reservoir) provide excellent fly fishing opportunities with a variety of fish species, including catfish, walleye, perch, and carp.
  • Logan River Golf Course: A less conventional spot that hosts a number of sizeable trout.

The variety in the Logan River venues ensures a satisfying fly fishing experience all year round.

Best Access Points

The Logan River in Logan, Utah offers numerous fly fishing opportunities. Some of the prime access points include:

  • First Dam: Easy access and a variety of fish species make this an ideal starting point for novices or casual fishers.
  • Second Dam: Known for its bigger fish, but also presents more challenging fishing conditions.
  • Logan River Trail: This trail follows the river, providing a number of excellent spots to drop a line. Be ready for a short hike.

Other noteworthy entrance points for fly fishing include:

  1. Right Hand Fork: Access to upper and lower river sections, it is a tranquil spot teeming with fish.
  2. Franklin Basin: Situated in the scenic high country, it offers many spots that are excellent for fly fishing.

Local Fish

  • Brown Trout: Perfect for topwater surface fishing techniques.
  • Rainbow Trout: Known for their impressive acrobatics upon taking a fly.
  • Brook Trout: Pursued for their brilliant fall colors.
  • Mountain Whitefish: Renowned for their strength, giving fly fishers a good challenge.
  • American Shad: Their size and power make them a favorite among many fly fishers.
  • Channel Catfish: An unconventional fly fishing species that offers a uniquely exciting fight.
  • White Bass: Notorious for their aggressive feeding habits, providing thrilling fly fishing experiences.
  • Bluegill: A popular target, particularly for beginners, due to their willingness to take a fly.

About The River

Logan River, a perennial gem in the heart of Logan City, Queensland, boasts beauty and functionality in its history. A hallmark of the traditional land of the Yuggera, Kombumerri, and Quandamooka people, it served as a place for fishing, swimming and ceremonies dating as far back as 6000 years.

European settlement reshaped the river to resemble their homeland. They used the river for sailing, fishing, and commerce, transforming it from a spiritual beacon into an economic powerhouse.

Historically, the Logan River has been celebrated with various recreational activities such as

  • boating
  • fishing
  • birdwatching

Despite experiencing devastating floods, Logan River perseveres, mirroring its city’s resilience and strength. It continues to thrive, offering scenic beauty, recreational outlets and a historical touchstone for those who visit.

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